I have looked at a lot of different 'text note browsers'. That is a way of storing simple notes that can be brought up on screen for making notes, cuting an pasting templates (code and so on), and storing those notes where I want them.
Zim does all these things and I am quite happy with it -- mostly. It certainly beats a lot of other 'note browsers' I have looked at, including gnote and the newer 'postitnote' programs I checked out. The main failing with the others have been there heavy handed behaviour in text formatting or where or how the files are saved. I like and prefer to use PLAIN TEXT whenever posible. WHY? because it is future and application proof. I don't get locked in, and a plain text editor can also be used when I don't have access to a GUI (remote login). Note I don't mind having the ability to set up wiki like links in the files, but really -- I don't need it. This brings me to what I consider Zim's major fault. If a file is marked as being PLAIN TEXT (complete with a ".txt" suffix) Zim does not treat it as plain text! That is I still require to wrapper the text contained within the file with a ''' at the start of the file to make everything in the file (beyond the header) plain text. In fact it was this simple handling for plain text that made me pick ZIM in the first place. But even then Zim still munges the text stored in the file occasionally with other unwanted wiki formating. Such as linkes or extra quotes such as ''....'' So I ask... Can you please treat plain text files (.txt) as just that! So not add formatting, headers, or other unwanted garbage when the file format is ".txt". If I want wiki formatting the file will have some other suffix, like ".zim" @ Comp-WordDocument _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp