Chapter 3. Configuration

Configuring KNotes Default Settings

To configure KNotes right mouse button click on the panel icon. Select Configure KNotes... The KNotes KNotes Settings dialog will open.

The Display Section

Text color:

The color square shows the current text color. By clicking this color square you open the standard KDE color selection dialog.

Background color:

The color square shows the current background color. By clicking this color square you open the standard KDE color selection dialog.

Default width:

The width of the note in pixels. Edit this number as desired.

Default height:

The height of the note in pixels. Edit this number as desired.

Show note in taskbar

By default, KNotes notes do not show an entry in the taskbar for each note. If you prefer they do so, enable this option.

The Editor Section

Tab Size

This is the size of the indent produced by the Tab key in spaces. Edit this number as desired.

Auto Indent

This is a check box. If selected, auto-indenting is on.

Rich text

Check this option to have a format toolbar at the bottom of any note window.

Title font:

You can change the font used for the title of your notes.

Click Choose... to open the standard KDE font selection dialog.

Text font

You can change the font used for the text of your notes.

Click Choose... to open the standard KDE font selection dialog.

The Actions Section

Mail action

Type a mail command and any required command line switches in this box.

By using %f in the command line you can pass the plain text of the note and by using %t the title of the note to the mail command.

The Network Section

Accept incoming notes

Enable this option to allow receiving notes from other computers.

Sender ID

The id will be shown in the note title together with the original title, hostname or ip and date of sending.

Port

The port used for sending the notes via the network, default is 24837.

The Style Section

Style

Only Plain text format is selectable so far.