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Notalon 0.3.5 (Source) released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

This version includes numerous bugfixes (including a major one that prevented 0.3.4 sources from running without download the default.neme file), a document corruption check, and refactored code.

Download:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=171305

Posted by Saketh 2007-09-19

Notalon is now on Subversion

The Notalon CVS repository has been transferred to a Subversion repository accessible at http://notalon.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/notalon.

The old CVS repository still exists, but will not be maintained. Future commits and revisions will be through Subversion.

Posted by Saketh 2007-07-26

Notalon version 0.3.4 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

This release fixes major bugs in summary generation and focus switching via the Tab key.

Separators (i.e. whitespace) between text items on the generated PDF have been added as an option.

Minor conveniences added include keyboard shortcuts for export functions and changed units for left column width.... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-12-05

Notalon version 0.3.3 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

This release was mainly a bugfix release. Several bugs in the undo system, save system, and file history system were fixed. New features include heading item images, and wrapped text in each item on generated PDFs.... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-11-22

Notalon version 0.3.2 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

This release was mainly a bugfix release. The summary title no longer overlaps with summary text. Preferences are now loaded dynamically. PDF font size is now a working option, as is the option to set the width of the left column on the generated PDF.... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-10-27

Notalon version 0.3.1 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

This release contains a few minor Unicode issue fixes. In addition, the Tab key has been changed from window focus management to tab character insertion.

Download: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=171305

Posted by Saketh 2006-10-12

Notalon version 0.3.0 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Several bugs have been fixed:
* Redundancy in opening already open files
* Document state set to "modified" on heading selection change
* Frame size of PDF larger than letter paper
* Incorrect parsing of newlines and tabs inside text on PDF generation... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-09-09

Notalon version 0.2.4 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Several fatal bugs with the tree control have been fixed. Dragging a file onto the window now changes the frame title. In addition, several hotkeys have been fixed to avoid conflicts with the text window.... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-09-03

Notalon version 0.2.3 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Notalon 0.2.3 includes a fix for the recurrent "flashing" which happened on keystrokes, a fix for the default font on MS Windows, and a fix for the bug which caused documents not to save properly.... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-29

Notalon version 0.2.2 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Notalon 0.2.2 is mainly a bugfix and code cleanup release. The consistent appearance of "None" in the text window has been fixed, as well as several Unicode bugs.

Most of the significant changes occurred in PDF export - Notalon now uses Reportlab tables to write to the PDF. This fixed several major bugs in PDF export in previous versions.... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-28

Notalon version 0.2.1.1 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Notalon 0.2.1.1 fixed two major bugs in 0.2.1. First, opening saved documents caused the deletion of the contents of the last heading in the document. Second, proper PDF export failed consistently. Both of these bugs have been fixed, and Notalon users should upgrade to the new version.

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-21

Notalon version 0.2.1 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

The most signficant changes in Notalon 0.2.1 are i18n and Unicode support. Several bugs that were caused by ASCII strings have been removed by the introduction of Unicode. Another bug, which caused the document to be set as modified at improper times, has also been removed. ... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-16

Notalon version 0.2.0 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Notalon 0.2.0 includes numerous bug fixes, including:
* Toolbar ID bugs
* IsModified status on startup set to True
* Failure to load default text on POSIX platforms
* Failure to change title on recent file selection... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-12

Notalon is now on CVS

In order to simplify the process of giving source to interested developers, I have created a Notalon CVS repository. The code in the repository at the moment is slated to become release 0.1.8.

The repository can be accessed here:
http://notalon.cvs.sourceforge.net/notalon/

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-11

Notalon version 0.1.7 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Several cross-platform inconsistencies have been removed. Among the fixed bugs are:
* Inconsistent imports across platforms
* IOErrors from nonexistent recent files
* Inconsistent FindDialog rendering under Linux... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-07

Notalon version 0.1.6 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

As of version 0.1.6, all code is cross-platform. New features include:
* File drag and drop
* Tips on startup
* Regular expression searches

You can download the latest release here:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=171305

Posted by Saketh 2006-08-02

Notalon version 0.1.5 released

Notalon is an application designed to make Cornell note-taking simple. The purpose of Notalon is to separate note-taking from formatting, enabling the user to focus on the content and not the layout.

Several bugs that caused failure to load document titles were fixed. New features in version 0.1.5 include:
* Print and Print Preview
* Recent Files list
* Exported PDF font size option

At the moment, the releases are only fully compatible with MS Windows, although the next release will include cross-platform support.... read more

Posted by Saketh 2006-07-29