[Zim-wiki] Will there be a natty build for ppa:jaap.karssenberg/zim ?

2011-05-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
I know natty was just released, but I'd love to run 0.52 :-). (I added it, but get an error, so I presume there's nothing there.) ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe :

Re: [Zim-wiki] Bug (0.5.0): Relative links and drag and drop

2011-05-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
On Monday, May 02, 2011, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: Please open a bug report for this and I'll look into it. Thanks for the response Jaap, bug is here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/zim/+bug/773590 ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to

[Zim-wiki] go with the dominant syntaxes: label/tags and tables

2011-09-28 Thread Joseph Reagle
I'm writing a Python script that expires tasks (with an '[x]') out to my HTML page of done stuff. My done stuff page has been syndicated in the past, and I've considered emitting it as a twitter stream. In which case I'll likely convert '@' labels to '#' hashtags. Any chance of following the

Re: [Zim-wiki] go with the dominant syntaxes: label/tags and tables

2011-09-28 Thread Joseph Reagle
On Wednesday, September 28, 2011, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: If you want to plug into zim you could have a look at the print to browser plugin, which adds a button to the tasklist dialog for html export. If you want to make it a background script, try re-using the code of the tasklist plugin for

Re: [Zim-wiki] Request for comments: usage of tags

2012-06-22 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 06/22/2012 05:51 AM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: So now my question: would it break the use case for tags if I drop the @ in the rendering ? So we would still use the @ in the wiki source, we would still use it for typing tags, but formatted tags are highlighted by color instead of the @ prefix.

[Zim-wiki] interwiki link bug?

2012-10-11 Thread Joseph Reagle
' AssertionError: Must be real URI -- Regards, Joseph Reaglehttp://reagle.org/joseph/ (Perhaps using speech recognition, sorry for any speakos.) ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki

Re: [Zim-wiki] About priorities of tasks

2013-08-14 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 08/14/2013 11:25 AM, Svenn Are Bjerkem wrote: Could the question mark '?' decrease the number in the ! column in the task list? TODO Make the world a better place to live !!! btw: I like the current system find and this sounds confusing.

[Zim-wiki] make labels with no subtasks inactive?

2014-07-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
I typically have nested lists in which I use a TODO label to associate sub-items with a tag. But sometimes there are no sub-items (as in the last two below), so I'd prefer the TODO label not appear in the tasks? Is that possible? --- * DO: @teach * @oc Online Community [

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim version 0.61 released!

2014-08-15 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 07/31/2014 04:50 PM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: === 0.61 - Thu 31 Jul 2014 === * Full refactoring of code for exporting pages from zim I want to warn people that these changes are much bigger than one would expect from a .01 release. I cron html exports and a week after upgrading noted that my

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.62 still has export bug? (template parameters?)

2014-10-09 Thread Joseph Reagle
This [1] issue still exists. The culprit is that 0.61 warns about existing directories and refuses to export unless they are empty or the user uses `--overwrite`. Even when I manually invoked export with overwrite it failed with errors about variables not found... [1]:

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.62 still has export bug?

2015-06-13 Thread Joseph Reagle
Could you send me a zip file of your Test? I will upgrade to 0.62 again and try that. On 06/13/2015 08:43 AM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: Just trying it out with a small test notebook: ./zim.py --export --output=/tmp/zim_export --format=html --overwrite ~/Notebooks/Test/ --verbose

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.62 still has export bug?

2015-05-29 Thread Joseph Reagle
Let me put a point on this: Does *anyone* successfully update an existing HTML export using 0.62? On 05/28/2015 09:24 AM, Joseph Reagle wrote: # I want to export from the command line - I type the following, see some INFO diagnostics, but nothing is produced (and it completes much faster

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.62 still has export bug?

2015-05-28 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 05/28/2015 09:32 AM, Paulo van Breugel wrote: Just about the command line completing faster, but without actually producing anything.. in my experience it does not overwrite existing folders / files. So try to export it to a new folder. I'll try that next time I install 0.62 (went back to

Re: [Zim-wiki] Tip: Insert date, how to get preferred format first

2015-06-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 06/02/2015 02:10 AM, WEHLER Andreas wrote: I've ever overseen and just now found out that the list of offered time and date formats may be reordered and modified with the Edit button in the insert date dialog. Under Linux you will modify the file $HOME/.config/zim/dates.list. I too

Re: [Zim-wiki] zim063 on Mac

2015-06-30 Thread Joseph Reagle
Augus, thanks for the reports. I really hope to use Zim on a Mac at some point this year. On 06/20/2015 06:58 AM, Agustin Lobo wrote: Many thanks for zim 063 Some points: 1. Cannot find directions for installing using Platypus on http://zim-wiki.org/ I do find them on

[Zim-wiki] curly brackets, escape them?

2015-10-29 Thread Joseph Reagle
I have the hardest times with curly brackets. I can type them on a page and they look fine, but if I close zim and reopen it, they are broken. If I look at the source, the curly brackets are there, but I think they are being parsed as zim syntax. Is there a way to escape them, and shouldn't zim

Re: [Zim-wiki] zim gtkspell using homebrew?

2015-11-13 Thread Joseph Reagle
orking using a homebrew install of python and gtk? > On Nov 13, 2015 12:59 PM, "Joseph Reagle" <joseph.2...@reagle.org > <mailto:joseph.2...@reagle.org>> wrote: > > I'm new to OSX and reliant on zim. I got spell checking working via > macports, but I'm trying to use

Re: [Zim-wiki] curly brackets, escape them?

2015-11-07 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 11/07/2015 01:48 PM, Shivam Sharma wrote: > You could format them as "Verbatim" using Ctrl+T keystroke. This will > change their look to verbatim (of course), but preserve the text as > it is. Thanks for the tip. Unfortunately, you can't link verbatim text; I could verbatim just the

Re: [Zim-wiki] zim063 on Mac

2015-09-08 Thread Joseph Reagle
I recently got a OSX Mavericks machine and the first thing I want to do is install zim. Can someone suggest to me how to get a good working version with plugins? The best option seems to run the zim's source files from the ports install python, but I'm still missing the spell checkers. - zim

Re: [Zim-wiki] zim063 on Mac

2015-09-09 Thread Joseph Reagle
Thanks for the report Michele. Can you confirm for me that the spell checking plugin works using this method? On 09/08/2015 10:40 PM, Michele Pratusevich wrote: > I had a lot of luck installing GTK on OSX from jhbuild and not > messing with Homebrew. The experience was so horrible that I wrote a

[Zim-wiki] OSX Installs: change shebang path to interpretor?

2015-09-18 Thread Joseph Reagle
I'm experimenting with getting Zim to install on OSX. One of the main problems is that the default python at /usr/bin/python does not work well. `/usr/bin/env python` would give the users more control (e.g., setting the preferred bath in the environment of a shell wrapper).

Re: [Zim-wiki] zim gtkspell using homebrew?

2015-12-17 Thread Joseph Reagle
Hello Indika, any news? On 11/13/2015 04:23 PM, Indika Pathirage wrote: > I think the brew package is called gtkspell3. You can use > searchbrew.com to search brew packages. Yes, I have that installed (sorry, typed 'spelled' below). Are you saying you have it working

Re: [Zim-wiki] curly brackets, escape them?

2016-01-07 Thread Joseph Reagle
Hi Jaap, thanks for the note. I understand your point, but it does strike me as a bug none-the-less in that I've typed something in to the GUI which is then changed upon reloading. Does zim have no facilities for protecting/escaping special characters in the underlying source when they are

Re: [Zim-wiki] curly brackets, escape them?

2016-01-07 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 01/07/2016 03:21 PM, Paulo van Breugel wrote: > As a side note, I use the 'insert code block' a lot. What would make > it more intuitive to use, or faster in any case, is a shortcut, like > for verbatim text. Huh, I think I still must not understand this (using 0.60). When I want to edit the

Re: [Zim-wiki] curly brackets, escape them?

2016-01-07 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 01/07/2016 03:55 PM, Paulo van Breugel wrote: > I was talking about using the 'insert code block' option, one of the > solution Jaap mentioned earlier (menu: insert: code block). For > verbatim text there is ctrl + T, but of course with code block there > is in any case an additional step of

[Zim-wiki] Annoying QT Warning on Console

2016-06-08 Thread Joseph Reagle
Continuing my efforts to use Zim on OSX I note the following; perhaps this is fixed in later versions. ``` /usr/local/bin/python /Users/reagle/bin/zim-0.60/zim.py --export --output=/Users/reagle/joseph/zwiki --format=html --template=~/.local/share/zim/templates/html/codex-default.html

Re: [Zim-wiki] Links to certain subtitles

2016-02-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
Pandoc markdown supports user specified and automatic header IDs: On 02/01/2016 03:37 PM, Colin Tedford wrote: > Some prior art for linking to arbitrary text (on websites, which I > would *love* if browsers implemented natively): >

[Zim-wiki] zim 0.65 problem with index in template

2016-07-27 Thread Joseph Reagle
Hi all, since I upgraded to the latest version I've been having problems with my templates. Given the following command: ``` ird:~/tmp$ /usr/local/bin/python /Users/reagle/bin/zim-0.65/zim.py --export --recursive --overwrite --output=/Users/reagle/joseph/zwiki --format=html

Re: [Zim-wiki] Markdown headers convention

2017-01-27 Thread Joseph Reagle
Unfortunately, Zim uses a non-markdown syntax. Pandoc can convert markdow to zimwiki; and zim can export to markdown. But you are better off looking elsewhere if you want a markdown editor. On 1/27/17 4:36 AM, Amir Baghban wrote: > I have some documents that are produced in markdown format that

[Zim-wiki] Zim glib errors on macOS Homebrew

2016-10-03 Thread Joseph Reagle
Help! Zim isn't working for me this morning. I updated my homebrew, that's the only think that I think could have led to this... Anyone seeing the same thing? Any suggestions? ``` ~/tmp/zim-0.65$ /usr/local/bin/python zim.py ERROR: No such file or directory 2016-10-03 12:27:36.029

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim glib errors on macOS Homebrew

2016-10-03 Thread Joseph Reagle
I restored my old packages, and zim is working again. I suspect the culprit is glib, which went from version 2.48.2 to 2.50 since my last update. Can anyone confirm? On 10/3/16 12:30 PM, Joseph Reagle wrote: > Help! Zim isn't working for me this morning. I updated my homebrew, tha

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim Python errors

2017-07-25 Thread Joseph Reagle
Hello Gustavo, I found that if I wanted spell checking to work, I had to install: pyenchant pyxdg pygtkspellcheck. I am on MacOS 10.12.6 and I use pip2 from homebrew: `/usr/local/bin/pip2 install pyenchant pyxdg pygtkspellcheck` That installs: - pyenchant==1.6.8 - pyxdg==0.25 -

Re: [Zim-wiki] make task disappear from list before start date?

2017-05-15 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 5/15/17 5:04 AM, Christoph Held wrote: > Now that the Due date plugin is included in the task plugin, I am > missing the useful little popup window to set due dates. Hitting > CTL-. (period) used to work but doesn’t now. Is that the expected > behaviour on a Mac? I'm not sure what you mean

Re: [Zim-wiki] make task disappear from list before start date?

2017-05-11 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 5/11/17 8:55 AM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: > Yes, in the context menu there is "Only show active tasks". But this isn't sticky across instantiations of the task list or zim itself...? ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to :

[Zim-wiki] RC spewing debug info when exporting?

2017-06-22 Thread Joseph Reagle
I notice that 0.67-rc2 is spewing a lot of diagnostics on the command line. Has this behavior changed recently? ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki

Re: [Zim-wiki] Issues with zim release 0.66

2017-05-08 Thread Joseph Reagle
Is this source downloadable as a zip? On 5/8/17 2:38 AM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: > Just updated the PPA with a version "0.67~rc1", so release candidate for the > next version. This release candidate should fix two critical issues and a set > of smaller issues, more patches are still in the

Re: [Zim-wiki] Github?

2017-05-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
>> I just checked Github for Zim and could not find the actual >> project. There is only a placeholder. When I looked for the repo, this is what I found too, I think this old project should be deleted. ___ Mailing list:

[Zim-wiki] Sticky "Only Show Active Tasks"?

2017-05-08 Thread Joseph Reagle
I've come to really like the before/after specification and don't miss "next:". But is it possible that "Only Show Active Tasks" be sticky, across a single program instantiation or even multiple? ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post

Re: [Zim-wiki] Issues with zim release 0.66

2017-05-08 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 5/8/17 8:07 AM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: > Yes, github offers zip per release tag: > https://github.com/jaap-karssenberg/zim-desktop-wiki/releases It looks like Help/About Zim still reports it is 0.66...? ___ Mailing list:

Re: [Zim-wiki] Github?

2017-05-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
Yes, but I expect a lot of people will find: https://github.com/jaap-karssenberg/zim-wiki I think that should be deleted. On 5/2/17 8:35 AM, Mukli Krisztián wrote: > Check this: https://github.com/jaap-karssenberg/zim-desktop-wiki ___ Mailing list:

Re: [Zim-wiki] Deleted Zim Files

2018-05-14 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 5/14/18 3:34 PM, Jace Bachi wrote: > Attached is a screenshot of some files I recovered that I thought > may be what I was looking for .. no luck yet. I don't see your screenshot attached, but zim is just a collection of a notebook.zip, text files and directories. For example, here's the top

Re: [Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-10 Thread Joseph Reagle
Curiously, I only get these errors in one (my main) notebook. I can open other notebooks and not have these errors and their state is remembered... On 5/3/18 8:52 AM, Dimitrij Lisov wrote: > Also (and I suspect this is the crux) as I browse the pages I get these > errors: > > ``` >

Re: [Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-10 Thread Joseph Reagle
Okay, the save_uistate exception seems to result when I launch zim with the `--geometry 900x1000-0-0` argument. (I do this because it is not consistently remembered on MacOS.) ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to :

Re: [Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
This problem is deeper than I expected and has to do with the state/cache: on_close_page ... self.save_uistate(). Here is my `notebook.zim`: ``` [Notebook] disable_trash=False document_root= endofline=unix home=Home icon= interwiki=jp name=plan profile= shared=False ``` Whether shared is True

Re: [Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 5/1/18 1:49 PM, Mukli Krisztián wrote: > The *Home Page* is the first page to open in a notebook *if you have > no history yet, otherwise Zim will open the last page (if it is > exists)! * Yes, this is no longer working. My Zim pathbar is stuck on `Recent pages` with a particular sequence of

Re: [Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 5/1/18 8:21 AM, Dimitrij Lisov wrote: > Have a look in file > settings/properties :) Ah, yes, but ":Home" is set...? ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe :

[Zim-wiki] mac: upon launch have zim come to the foreground

2018-05-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
When I launch zim on MacOS its window doesn't come to the foreground. I have to select the window before I can start typing. This is a hack, but it works with a tiny bit of patience: ``` #!/bin/bash python2 $HOME/bin/zim-0.68/zim.py -D -V --geometry 900x1000-0-0 --standalone & # run every

[Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
When I start zim, it's been opening on a page which I don't care much about. I'd prefer if it'd start with my Home page. Is this configured or saved somewhere? ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to :

Re: [Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
It is set, as I showed in the attached screenshot...? On 5/1/18 9:01 AM, Dimitrij Lisov wrote: > You can set your preferable site under "Home Page". The help > (normally F1) describes it in detail, just search for "Properties". ___ Mailing list:

Re: [Zim-wiki] start page for zim

2018-05-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 5/1/18 10:24 AM, jack wrote: > maybe something has got stuck... > > why not try setting it to something else and then set it back to the > page you want? Setting their homepage property does affect the page I am taken to you when I hit the homepage icon; it doesn't seem to affect the page

Re: [Zim-wiki] Window navigation on macOS

2018-01-06 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 1/6/18 10:59 AM, Chuck Esterbrook wrote: > Also, is there an accelerator/shortcut to cycle through the windows? > On Mac this is normally Command+Backtick which also works on Chrome > and Sublime. I usually don't have two windows open, but I confirm there isn't a typical way to move between

Re: [Zim-wiki] Window navigation on macOS

2018-01-06 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 1/6/18 2:13 PM, Chuck Esterbrook wrote: > Navigation is difficult. I agree. > "...beyond command-tab" sounds like Command+Tab can switch between > notebooks, but it does not switch between Zim Wiki notebook windows > (or Chrome windows or Sublime windows). If I have two notebooks open, I

Re: [Zim-wiki] Using start AND due date

2018-02-03 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 2/1/18 2:35 PM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: > For sure this should work - I use it all the time myself :) I discovered there was a general problem with zim not picking up tasks on many of my pages. The only way I've been able to address it is to go through, manually, all of my pages and edit

[Zim-wiki] Using start AND due date

2018-02-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
I have events that I don't want to see until the start of the year, but then need to be completed by mid-Feb. [ ] @neu Digital Measures >2018-01 <2018-02-15 Zim doesn't support this, correct? ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post

Re: [Zim-wiki] Using start AND due date

2018-02-01 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 2/1/18 2:35 PM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: > For sure this should work - I use it all the time myself :) I used it infrequently, but then it stopped working on the only entry I had, so I thought I misunderstood. After retyping it in, it now works. So I suspect there was a problem with some

Re: [Zim-wiki] Using start AND due date

2018-02-03 Thread Joseph Reagle
Trying 0.68-rc 1 doesn't solve the problem of my disappearing tasks after index from the terminal. Some additional sleuthing indicates running index from the terminal is a likely culprit. 1. When I run `Update Index` from within zim it takes 5-6 seconds. 2. When I run zim --index on the

Re: [Zim-wiki] ZIm and email integration

2018-11-09 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 11/9/18 9:15 AM, nik wrote: > What I need is links in zim, so that when I click on the link email > message opens. I don't think this is possible: I don't think there's any URI scheme that corresponds to a local Message-ID. Back in 2005, I used email archives that could reference a message by

Re: [Zim-wiki] Installing Zim on the Mac

2018-09-19 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 9/18/18 12:47 PM, Christoph Held wrote: > Are you sure? On my Mac the brew-installed zim looks > indistinguishable to the manually installed one and both are sharp > enough. Maybe it was a reboot, but now they look identical... ___ Mailing list:

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim release 0.69 and plan for 0.70

2018-12-20 Thread Joseph Reagle
Great news! On 12/16/18 5:32 PM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: > Also there will be work needed to update the windows installer. With > the previous release in April, Brendan stated he was hoping for > volunteers to pick up porting the windows installer for Python3 / > Gtk3. For the MacOS folks, I

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim release 0.69 and plan for 0.70

2018-12-20 Thread Joseph Reagle
Two other things with the left pane: - how to increase the font size? I don't think gtk+3 has a `.gtkrc-3.0` file - clicking on a page in the pane doesn't open that page, it now requires a double click ___ Mailing list:

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim release 0.69 and plan for 0.70

2018-12-21 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 12/21/18 2:46 AM, Jaap Karssenberg wrote: > I don't recognize the issues with the side pane you mention, might be > MacOS specific. Please use the github issue tracker to report them > instead of the mailing list. Well, I've gotten myself in a knot I can't easily undo. When using zim 0.69 my

[Zim-wiki] using virtualenv or pipenv? (Was: Zim release 0.69 and plan for 0.70)

2019-01-03 Thread Joseph Reagle
with the pip version 2 vs 3 stuff? On 1/2/19 9:38 AM, Joseph Reagle wrote: > Sadly, this persists, my gtk2 version is unusable because an extra > title bar/tab offsets the mouse pointer. > > https://github.com/jaap-karssenberg/zim-desktop-wik

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim for chromebook

2019-01-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
Sadly, that's just a "app name goes here" template with "zim" stuck in. I don't know of anyway of install zim on a Chromebook as a Chrome OS or Android app. On 1/1/19 10:42 AM, Laecy wrote: > Found this site > (https://www.bestchromebookapps.com/zim-for-chromebook) with > installation

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim release 0.69 and plan for 0.70

2019-01-02 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 12/21/18 10:34 AM, Joseph Reagle wrote: > Well, I've gotten myself in a knot I can't easily undo. Sadly, this persists, my gtk2 version is unusable because an extra title bar/tab offsets the mouse pointer. https://github.com/jaap-karssenberg/zim-desktop-wiki/issues/587 The gtk3 vers

Re: [Zim-wiki] Installing Zim on the Mac

2018-09-18 Thread Joseph Reagle
On 9/18/18 11:44 AM, Christoph Held wrote: > Whoever made the brew install formula available for zim gets my heartfelt > thanks. Confirmed and indeed! The brew install is using fuzzy/aliased fonts; I'll continue using a manual install until I figure out how to disable, but this is good news.