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Re: Usage


On Saturday, July 7, 2012, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 8:41 PM, Chris Miller <cjm@xxxxxxxx <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > Love zim.  Had to get that out of the way, in case there are any
> > questions.
> >
> > I'm trying a journal application.  As I make notes, I can <CTRL>D date
> > stamp entries and back link them.  I expected that I'd be able to view
> > all of my activity chronologically, but I see no entries on the calendar
> > page.
> If you link to calendar pages they should show up as "placeholders" in
> the index. Did you try the option "link to date" in the dialog ?

I think he meant being able to click on a month in the hierarchy and see
the entire month's entries on one page.

Chris, if you search this list archive for a thread called
"Evernote/Footnote-like UI change" you'll find a plugin that basically does
this. Maybe it will help you.

> > As I make notes, I encounter people, so I'd like to be able to collect
> > all the activity with a particular person on a page, but the person is
> > in a group in a company.  This sounds like an application for
> > namespaces, if i could find an example, then I'd be good to go on this.
> You can use a colon ":" in a page name to create namespaces.
> Alternatively this may be a good use for tags. E.g. create a namespace
> with persons, but group them with tags. The tag plugin will give you
> an alternative index where you can find the pages per tag.

I'd love to be able to view text snippets which have a tag displayed in a
single page view, regardless of what page the snippet is on. That plugin
might be a useful starting point. A problem would be the logic to decide
what part of the page the tag applies to; it would get more complicated
when you consider lists, indentation, blank lines, etc.  It might require
standardizing how the user applies tags.