[NTLK] Notepad that isn't for NOS

Joseph Reilly Reilly001os at aol.com
Sat Dec 3 15:48:37 EST 2011

Tony already mentioned two to the three pkgs I was talking about (Pauls big notes and noteslider)
the third is free too and is here:

StandAlone's big notes

And heres the stationary stuff on unna:

Never seen the "typewriter" functionality you mentioned on a newton.

Joe Reilly

On Dec 3, 2011, at 11:45 AM, Warren Ockrassa wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 8:43 AM, Tony Kan <tony.kan at clear.net.nz> wrote:
>> Hi Warwick
> Warwick? Nay. Wicket W. Warrick. ;)
>> Scroller:
>> http://www.unna.org/view.php?/utilites/notes_enhancements/Scroller
>> NotesSlider is another scroller:  http://newton.tek-ed.com/
> Interesting. I think what I'm looking for is more of a 'typewriter'
> functionality, sort of like what you get in Scrivener for desktop
> (OSX). What that does is center the active line on the page, rather
> than have it at the bottom.
> That is, if you're typing a nice long message, or a chapter in a book,
> in many word processors the cursor keeps getting shoved farther and
> farther down the screen, until it's at the bottom of the window.
> Thereafter the view scrolls as you add new lines.
> In 'typewriter' mode, the input line stays centered in the view. Below
> it, all there is to see is the empty document window. Above it, of
> course, is your text you've entered so far. It adds a typewriter like
> feel to the document, and for some reason it's a much more satisfying
> way for me to write. Apparently I'm not the only one - a lot of
> writers' tools are beginning to add that view style now.
> That's sort of what I have in mind for Newt. Something that is smart
> enough to keep the active input part of a note (or notelike text) in
> the upper half of the screen, leaving the lower half clear for me to
> keep scrawling my chicken scratch. That way I don't have to stop and
> scroll down.
>> BiggerNotes: http://www.kallisys.com/files/newton/Utils/BiggerNotes-1.0.zip
> Oho. You tha' bomb. Thanks!
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