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Nimbus Note for Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017 06:59AM EST
How do I import a Microsoft Word document?
Can I import notes from Evernote?
How do I import Open Office documents?
How can I make a folder into a subfolder for a different folder?
What are tags for?
How to add a new tag to a note?
How to delete a tag from a note?
How to hide tags that do not come with a note?
How do I sync notes?
How do I add or edit a URL in a note?
How do I add an image to a note?
How do I add a task to To-Do list ?
How can I change the line spacing?
How can I change a task in To-Do List?
Can I work via a proxy server?
What's the Download Now bar for when synchronizing?
How do I move several notes at the same time to a different folder?
How do I change the font and font size for a list of notes or folders?
How to turn a subfolder into a root folder?
How do I import notes from Springpad?
How do I back up my notes?
How do I restore notes from backup?
What is Format Painter, and how can it be used?
What are tabs for?
How do I open a note in a new tab?
Can I disable tabs?
How do I open a note in a new tab?
Can I change the order of tabs?
How can I sort folders and tags by title?
How to select a few notes in a folder?

How to select all notes in a folder?
How do I save a note in an HTML file?
How can I export notes to HTML?
How do I import a note from an HTML file?
How do I switch to full screen view in full window?
How do I use Server Backup?
Where do I find the e-mail to send notes to Nimbus Note?
Can I look for notes in specific tags?
How do I move the note database to another folder?
How do I select multiple tags or cross-reference tags? What do I need that for?
How do I import notes from WizNote?
How do I add a new reminder?
How do I edit a reminder?
How do I delete a reminder?
How can I display notes from subfolders while inside a folder?
How do I sort folders or tags manually?
How do I change note creation date?
How to delete a note database from the computer?
The pictures in all my notes have disappeared, what do I do?
How to open a note link in the browser?
How do I edit the table? For instance, add or delete a column?
I entered my account via Google / Facebook. How do I get a regular password to access the app from Windows?

How do I import a Microsoft Word document?


Open the File menu, choose Import and click on From Doc File. Then, choose the document you want to import, and click OK. As soon as the document has been imported, you may begin editing it. You can also import a TXT file. To do so, simply go to the import menu as mentioned previously and click From TXT File.



Can I import notes from Evernote?

 Yes, you can. Just go Import - From Evernote. Then in the Browse menu select the note file .exb, which can usually be found in the Evernote folder, and press Import.

How do I import Open Office documents?

1) Go File - Import - Import from Open Office

2) Press Browse button and select the required document, then click Import.

Can I search in folders?

Sure! Just click on the arrow in the search window and choose Search in specified folders. Next, choose the folders and tags you want to search in.



How can I make a folder into a subfolder for a different folder?

Click on the folder you want to make a subfolder and then drag and drop it into the target folder, which will then become the main folder.

What are tags for?

Tags give your notes context and meaning. The main advantage of tags is the fact there can be many of them for a note (unlike a folder) and it's easier to categorize them that way. For instance, a note titled "Recipe of a vegetable salad". You can put it in the Food folder, but you can also add tags - vegetables, salad, tomatoes, cucumbers etc.

How to add a new tag to a note?

Press on Add tag on the tag panel.



Start typing your tag's name. If you already entered tags before, you will be prompted with any matching ones. You can confirm a new tag by pressing Enter. You can exit the create/edit note mode using the ESC button or through a mouse click in the editor.



How to delete a tag from a note?

Press on the X next to the tag name.



How to hide tags that do not come with a note?

Right-click on Tags and uncheck Show tags without notes.

How do I sync notes?

Simply click Sync Now and wait until the syncing is over. This might take a while if you have a lot of big notes.

How do I add or edit a URL in a note?

Click on Note Information and add or edit the URL in the corresponding field.



How do I add an image to a note?

Click on the button and then choose the image you want to add to the note. It will appear in the note automatically.

How do I add a task to To-Do list ?

Click on the To-Do List button and then type in the task’s information and click Add. Alternatively, you can highlight some text in the note, right-click on it and select Add to To-Do List from the dropdown menu.

How can I change the line spacing?

Open a note. Right-click and select the desired value for the Line Spacing menu item.

How can I change a task in To-Do List?

Double-click on the task.

Can I work via a proxy server?

Yes, to do so you need to go Settings - Connections and check "Use manual proxy" and then enter the proxy data.

What's the Download Now bar for when synchronizing?

During synchronization, the program first downloads the note titles and then downloads their contents following. However, if you do not want to wait and urgently need the contents of a specific note, you can press the Download Now button to download the information immediately.

How do I move several notes at the same time to a different folder?

Select the desired notes by pressing and holding CTRL and then click the right mouse button and select Copy/Move. In the window that appears, select a destination folder and click Move.

How do I change the font and font size for a list of notes or folders?

Open Menu and go to Tools - Settings. Then go to the Appearance tab where you can change the font and font size.

How to turn a subfolder into a root folder?

Just drag'n'drop the subfolder with a mouse to All notes.

How do I import notes from Springpad?

To import from Springpad, you need to follow a few simple steps:

1) Download the archive with your Springpad backup and unzip it.

2) Open Nimbus Note and go File - Import - From Springpad File.

3) Press Browse and select the JSON file from the folder with Springpad backup.



4) Press OK.

5) Importing may take a few minutes, depending on the number of notes being imported.

How do I back up my notes?

To create backup, you need to go to File - Export/Backup and select Export notes to JSON. Then, you need to enter the name of the backup file. It's important to point out that when backup is created, all attached files are exported and placed into a new folder, so it's best to create a separate folder for the entire backup to avoid confusion.

How do I restore notes from backup?

You need to go File - Import and select item Import from Nimbus JSON. Then, find the backup file, click OK and wait a moment while the files are being imported.

What is Format Painter, and how can it be used?


With the help of Format Painter, you can quickly copy formatting of one piece of text (such as its color or font size) to another one. You just need to select the portion of the text whose formatting you want to copy and then press  and select the portion of the text you want to copy the formatting to. If you need to change style in a few places, you can use the combination of Ctrl + . To exit this mode, use ESC.

What are tabs for?

With the help of tabs, you can work with several notes at once and complete tasks such as editing, comparing, moving information from one note to another, etc.



How do I open a note in a new tab?

Press ALT and click the desired note, or right-click on the desired note and select Open in new tab.

Can I disable tabs?

Yes, you can disable tabs in Tools - Settings - Editor - Use Tabs.

How do I open a note in a new tab?

Pressing ALT and clicking the desired note or right-clicking on the note and selecting Open in new tab will open a note in a new tab.

Can I change the order of tabs?

Of course you can! Just left-click on the tab and while holding the button, drag the tab to the desired spot.

How can I sort folders and tags by title?

Right-click on All My Notes or Tags and select Resort by name.

How to select a few notes in a folder?

Click on the notes you need while holding down CTRL.

How to select all notes in a folder?

Click on the first note in the folder and hold down Shift. Scroll to the end still holding Shift down and click on the last note.

How do I save a note in an HTML file?

Right-click on the note and select Save as HTML file.

How can I export notes to HTML?

Go File - Export / Backup and select Export notes to HTML. Next, select a target folder to save the notes to or create a new folder and click OK.

How do I import a note from an HTML file?

Go File - Import - Import note from HTML and then click on Browse and select the desired HTML and click OK.

How do I switch to full screen view in full window?

Press F11.

How do I use Server Backup?

1) Open menu Tools and select Backups.

 2) In the window that appears, select backup for the desired date.




3) Choose the desired folder and select the note (or notes) that you need to restore.

4) Click on Restore.



 
6) The notes will be restored to the same folder.

Please note! This is not a note history, but rather a backup. For example, only deleted notes can be restored. If you have a note and you would like to download an older version of it, this method will not work. You can only restore notes missing from your note database (e.g. notes that got were deleted or lost).

Where do I find the e-mail to send notes to Nimbus Note?

You can find it in Account Information.



How can I send a note with email to a special folder or tags?

You can specify a folder and tags for the note. You will need to use special symbols - @ for a folder (e.g. @My Notes) and # for tags (e.g. #news). So, if you want to create a note with the name “How to find my phone?” in a folder with the name “Phones” and with tags such as “phone”, “news” and “guides”, the Subject field of the letter should look like this: How to find my phone? @Phones #phones #news #guides. We also recommend adding your Nimbus Note e-mail to the contact list of your favorite e-mail client right away so you do not have to try to remember it every time.



Can I look for notes in specific tags?

Yes, you can use the "tag" filter. For instance, if you need to find notes with the word "Windows" in tags Software and Press, you can use the following search query: Windows tag:Software, Press



How do I move the note database to another folder?

Open settings. In Database location, click on Move database to… In the window that opens, you can select a new folder as well as change the database name if desired. Once the database is moved, you need to restart the app for the changes to go into effect.



How do I select multiple tags or cross-reference tags? What do I need that for?

By using our multiple selection of cross-referencing option, you can simplify your search for specific notes. For instance, you have tags such as Tag1, Tag2 and Tag3.

Multiple tags

If you press CTRL and press the on the tags Tag1 Tag2 Tag3, you will see all notes with those tags. By pressing on a specific tag while holding down the ALT key, you can unselect the desired tag. For instance, by pressing on Tag2 while holding down ALT, you will see just the notes with Tag1 and Tag3.



Cross-referencing tags

Say you need to find out which notes contain both tags Tag1 and Tag3. It's easy - just press SHIFT and select the tags. You will then see all the notes containing those tags displayed.




How do I import notes from WizNote?

Open File-Import and select Import from WizNote. In the window that opens, press Browser and locate file WizFolder.ini.  It’s usually located in folder C:\Users\User\Documents\MyKnowledge\Data\WizNote Account\. Then, press OK and wait for the import to complete.



How do I add a new reminder?

Click on the reminder icon.



In the window that opens, select the date and time. If desired, you can set a reminder to repeat. Press Save.



How do I edit a reminder?

Click on the reminder icon.



In the window that opens, change the date and/or the time. Then press Save.

How do I delete a reminder?

Click on the reminder icon. In the window that opens, press Delete Reminder.



How can I display notes from subfolders while inside a folder?

Right-click on the folder. Click Show notes from subfolders.

How do I sort folders or tags manually?

1) Right-click on All My Notes or Tags and select Resort by user.

2) In the window that appears use Up/Down buttons to switch menu items places. You can also click sort button with your mouse to switch folders/tags places.



3) Once the sorting has been completed, click OK.

How do I change note creation date?

1) Click on Note Information button.

2) In the window that opens select on the date when the note was created.



3) Using the calendar change the date and time for the note.



4) Press Ok.

How to delete a note database from the computer?

Open folder  C:\Users\Usename\AppData\Roaming\fvdmedia\Nimbus and delete its contents.

The pictures in all my notes have disappeared, what do I do?

Try to restart the program

How to open a note link in the browser?

Press CTRL + click on the link.

How do I edit the table? For instance, add or delete a column?

Right-click on the table and select required option.

I entered my account via Google / Facebook. How do I get a regular password to access the app from Windows?

You can get a password using the following link - https://nimbus.everhelper.me/auth/?f=remind

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