BasKet Note Pads

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Description:

This multi-purpose note-taking application can helps you to:

- Easily take all sort of notes
- Collect research results and share them
- Centralize your project data and re-use them
- Quickly organize your toughts in idea boxes
- Keep track of your information in a smart way
- Make intelligent To Do lists
- And a lot more...

This application provides several baskets where to drop every sort of notes: rich text, links, images, sounds, files, colors, application launcher...
Objects can be edited, copied, dragged... So, you can arrange them as you want!
This application can be used to quickly drop web objects (link, text, images...) or notes, as well as to free your clutered desktop (if any).
It is also useful to collect informations for a report. Those data can be shared with co-workers by exporting baskets to HTML.

For a more complete presentations, see:
http://basket.kde.org/

For a lot more screenshots showing all windows if the application, see:
http://basket.kde.org/screenshots.php

You can also take part in the BasKet Note Pads Usability Project to help improve this application:
http://basket.openusability.org/
Last changelog:

10 years ago

[2010-09-30[ BasKet 2.0 Beta 2 Released

BasKet 2.0 Beta 2 has been released by Matt Rogers. Go get it!


[2010-03-23] BasKet 2.0 Beta 1 Released

The BasKet project is proud to announce the release of version 2.0 beta 1. This version serves as a pre-release version for developers and distributors and should not be considered suitable for a production system. BasKet 2.0 will be a new major release which brings Qt4 and KDE 4 compatibility to BasKet and paves the way for future releases which take advantage of KDE 4 technologies such as Akonadi and Nepomuk. Due to the pervasive nature of these changes, there may be inevitable bugs in some features of the new release. However, the new version is in many ways more stable and robust than previous releases (especially when running on the KDE 4 platform) and users are recommended to switch to the new version when it comes out.

We hope to release version 2.0 within a few months.

Previous versions of BasKet, which depended on KDE 3 libraries, are now considered deprecated and will no longer be maintained.

TeeAhr1

12 years ago

I don't understand how to make hierarchal notes; e.g.:

TITLE
--subtitle
----item
----item
--subtitle
----item

I see it in the example basket, but for the life of me I can't figure out how to do it...

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Elv13

12 years ago

it is simple, select the note for depper item, clik on the paperclip and so the same after selecting [-] notes and it will do what you want

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wilberfan

12 years ago

Love this proggie--but wonder if it can be started minimized? It always opens a window at boot...

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Sebien

12 years ago

If you're using KDE Autostart feature, use the command "basket --start-hidden" or "basket -h" to launch BasKet Note Pads (instead of "basket" alone).

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BorgQueen

13 years ago

In older versions of basket I was able to use ctrl s to save to a text file for text only baskets. Has that feature been removed? If so, can it be reinstated for text only baskets? I keep a lot of my development notes, howtos and the like in basket (my mind mapper really), and often export them to text to share. It was a very useful thing.

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Sebien

13 years ago

It's still there.

It's in Note -> Save in a File...

But as notes are now rich-text ones, it will save them in HTML, instead of only plain text. They will still be readable by other people, tough.

Or you can select one or several notes and copy (or press Ctrl+C): paste it in email, a new text file you created manually... It allows to export several notes at once to text.

The last ressort is Basket -> Export -> HTML Web Page...
It will export the whole basket in a nicely presented web page you can upload or send by mail.

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BorgQueen

13 years ago

WOW! I haven't had the chance to build the new version for a long time. I finally got around to it and it was like receiving a birthday gift or the like. Its GREAT! Unbelievably useful.

My fav features is the backup capability and the organizational flexibility.

Thank you very much!

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KNT

13 years ago

...is FENOMENAL!!! :) I think I'm really going to copy all my notes from KJots and even Incollector.

Wishlist:
-Links to the ToDo items accesible and editable trough KDE's Task List.

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romanpindela

13 years ago

It's one of those softs I like, I need... You've done great job.. just keep it going fellow... I just can't image what I'd do without it ..maybe ...mnn... bad idea.. You've alread y helped me solve so many unsolved problems... get myself organized...
Neverthless.. Once again ...BIG THANK YOU..

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Filozof

13 years ago

I've forgotten that I've one question. I were looking for password protection in each menu, but I didn't find it. According to previous comments, it should be in Basket menu. I have gpg and Basket 1.0.2. What's the problem?

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Filozof

13 years ago

What I can say... It's wonderful! Now I can't imagine work without it on my computer. Thank you very much for your work and I'm waiting for next releases. :)

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MMax

13 years ago

Hi,

I would ,like to request some new features!
The first is syntax highlighting! it Is very useful to fast reviewing stored snipets of code.

Second are templates. It is useful if you are making logs of your work and every new element has some standard text in head of the note or something like that.

Third is the creation date of the newly created note. It is useful if you are making logs and you want to look back when they were created.


I hope this seems useful to you guys!!

make some comments!

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vioakimi

13 years ago

Finally i managed to install it but when i try to run it in terminal i get this error

basket: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libbasketcommon.so: undefined symbol: _ZN9KLineEdit13focusOutEventEP11QFocusEvent


any ideas?

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vioakimi

13 years ago

:) when i say linux... I mean basket note!

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vioakimi

13 years ago

Hello everybody! What a great apllication this is.I am a total newbie in linux and I'm still trying hard to work the whole system around. Difficult task but its the team spirit that keeps me trying. Into the subject now. I am trying to install linux under ubuntu but while Im running the installer, after the first "window" in the terminal" it drops me off closing the installation and the shell. I would appreciate ay ideas! Thanx a lot!

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ViRgiLiO

13 years ago

Don´t leave us! :)
No, not really. Good luck in your new project, we´ll miss your amazing hard work. Thanks for this great app.

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Friendka

13 years ago

It will be great, if programm will be able to copy information from sites to baskets - for example:

I saw some interesting picture and pressed CTrL+c combination to copy it and Ctrl+V in basket to paste. The same thing about URL's - it will be great if program could copy links with just thow actions.

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Goliath

13 years ago

I love this app! Thanks!!

I have been using it for tracking research notes for my masters thesis. It's not perfect for that purpose but it's the best I've found.

When I'm done doing my literature research, I'll want to organize these notes. kdissert is perfect for that, although it's not very useful for recording research notes.

A great feature would be the ability to export the notes into a format I could import into kdissert.

Thanks!!!

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mikkay

13 years ago

I love a lot this app that I find very helpful for my works.

Recently I've installed on my amd64 the new kubuntu 7.04 and all worked fine.
Then I've installed Basket that went into kmail (really very nice!).
But since then the check mail command in kmail do nothing...

could someone suggest me how to deal with this?

thanks all

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LiquidFire

13 years ago

A great app, but why is there no unicode support? It's pretty useless to people who speak languages that don't use the latin alphabet.

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MMax

13 years ago

Hi I have found a bug in version 1.0.1.
Cursor over a link crashes the aplication. The same thing hapend in 0.6 version.

Basket was compiled on gentoo.

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NRG88

13 years ago

Can someone build the distro packages for the new release please?

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striker

13 years ago

Hi I absolutely love Basket 1.0. It is insanely useful for managing random thoughts and findings.

I also use Basket for creating unordered Tasks. But I miss a format option for strike-through. You can strike through whole notes, but not parts of a note.
A button like "underline" in the toolbar for strike-through would be great.

Thank you very much for Basket, it is great and visually stunning ;)

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cowb0y

13 years ago

If you use the installer script to install version 1.0.1, and don't have certain development libraries installed, the configure script warnings will scroll off the screen, basKet will compile and install, but without support for encryption (the message "Encryption not supported by this version..." may be seen when trying to open an encrypted basket), so any previously encrypted baskets will be unavailable. If this happens, run the configure script and install the package(s) indicated.

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rgheck

13 years ago

I love this app, but there is one issue for me, namely, that the "auto-save" feature, as nice as it is, makes the CPU usage very high. If I'm typing quickly in a basket, I see 30% CPU usage when the system is otherwise idle. If I'm doing something else---say, compiling in the background---then, BasKeT can become very, very slow, much slower than I type.

It seems as if BasKeT is saving too often. I wonder whether it wouldn't be possible to wait until there is some kind of pause in typing or whatever and save them. Yes, you might lose a character or two, but it would make the program much more responsive.

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10 years ago

[2010-09-30[ BasKet 2.0 Beta 2 Released

BasKet 2.0 Beta 2 has been released by Matt Rogers. Go get it!


[2010-03-23] BasKet 2.0 Beta 1 Released

The BasKet project is proud to announce the release of version 2.0 beta 1. This version serves as a pre-release version for developers and distributors and should not be considered suitable for a production system. BasKet 2.0 will be a new major release which brings Qt4 and KDE 4 compatibility to BasKet and paves the way for future releases which take advantage of KDE 4 technologies such as Akonadi and Nepomuk. Due to the pervasive nature of these changes, there may be inevitable bugs in some features of the new release. However, the new version is in many ways more stable and robust than previous releases (especially when running on the KDE 4 platform) and users are recommended to switch to the new version when it comes out.

We hope to release version 2.0 within a few months.

Previous versions of BasKet, which depended on KDE 3 libraries, are now considered deprecated and will no longer be maintained.

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