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Wnotes are small, self-contained text notes for X Window System desktops. You can create, type, cut-and-paste, and save notes in any combination you like. Wnotes let you store notes and their window configurations using any database which accepts input from the Unix shell. It is compatible with most Linux and Unix desktops. The source code package includes sdb, a simple note database written as a bash script, and other examples of how to use Wnotes.

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Recent releases

  •  21 Apr 2014 17:06

    Release Notes: This release adds the ability to collapse notes and to save and restore the note's raised or lowered state as well as change it with a keystroke. This release also adds the ability change the gadget color with a mouse click, and contains many internal reliability improvements and bugfixes.

    •  28 Aug 2012 21:30

      Release Notes: This release adds cursor motion via arrow keys and contains a number of minor bugfixes and usability enhancements, especially when using large fonts.

      •  24 Aug 2012 21:46

        Release Notes: This release adds several bugfixes and minor improvements to the user interface for editing note text.

        •  07 Aug 2012 19:15

          Release Notes: This release contains mainly internal changes to improve reliability when using Wnotes with other programs, and yet more changes to improve usability when editing text.

          •  08 Jun 2012 17:27

            Release Notes: This release fixes a bug which occured when deleting multiple text selections and includes minor code changes to help reduce screen flicker on slower systems when moving or resizing notes.


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