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Nimbus Note for Tablets - Quick Guide

Last Updated: Oct 15, 2017 08:59AM EDT
How do I create a text note?
How do I create photo/audio/video or To-Do note?
How do I move note to a different folder?
Why do note titles appear in different colors (i.e. some are black, while others are gray)?
How do I switch to full-screen mode when viewing a note?
Does Nimbus Note support handwriting?
How do I create a new folder?
How do I create a Subfolder?
Can I change settings to see my note list rather than the folder or tag list when launching the app?
How do I set a lock password for the application?
How do I synchronize notes ?
What's the difference between Fast and Full Sync?
How do I create a new task in To-Do List ?
How do I move a note into a different folder?
How do I add/change note tags?
I do not see the marker. Why is that?
How do I add a file to a note?
How to download an file attachment?
How do I add a map location for a note?
How do I view images in full size?
Can I quickly scroll to the top of the note?
How to clear text formatting?
How to add indents to a note?
How to remove the formatting toolbar?
How to add a numbered/bullet list?
Pictures in the editor are too large. Can I scale them to screen size?
Can I make a note unavailable for editing?
How do I zoom in or out?
What does "Fit screen size" refer to in note settings?
How do I add the widget to the home screen?
How do I add a time-based/place/phone number reminder?
How do I create note backup?
How do I restore note backup?
How to change/annotate a picture in a note?
How do I change note creation date?

I entered my account via Google / Facebook. How do I get a regular password to access the app from Android?
Can a note be exported to PDF format?
How to search for notes?
Can I search in separate folders or among specific tags?
Can I change the color of a folder name/icon?
How to color-code a note?
What are Favorites?
How to add notes to Favorites?
Can I disable Notes/Favorites bar?
How to embed a to-do list into a note?
Can I make multi-level to-do lists?



You need to have a Nimbus account for full-featured use when using a mobile device. If you already have an account, you can enter your e-mail and password in the form and press Sign In. Otherwise, you need to create an account (this will not take longer than 30 seconds).

How do I create a text note?


 Click on + buton and select Text -




How do I create photo/audio/video or To-Do note?

Press the + button - and choose the type of note you want.



How do I move to a different folder?

You can do so in the top menu.



Why do note titles appear in different colors (i.e. some are black, while others are gray)?

If a note title is gray, the note has not been downloaded from the server, or it has been changed on the server and the updated version needs to be downloaded.

How do I switch to full-screen mode when viewing a note?

It's very simple - you just need to tap on the arrow button.



Does Nimbus Note support handwriting?

Yes, you can draw simple pictures with the help of the built-in scribbler. You just need to click the Image button in the editor and choose Paint. In the window that appears, you will be able to draw the shapes you want with your finger or write some text to insert in your note later.



How do I create a new folder?

Go to Folders and press +

How do I create a Subfolder?


Make a long tap on the needed folder  and press Create Subfolder.




Can I change settings to see my note list rather than the folder or tag list when launching the app?

Yes, you can. Open Settings and tap on Default Home Screen. Here you can choose what will be displayed on your home screen:

- Note list;
- Folder list;
- Specific folder;
- Tag list;

How do I set a lock password for the application ?

Open the settings and switch from Power Off to On. Then set a password for the application.

How do I synchronize notes ?

There are two ways to sync notes

1) Swipe down on the note list:



2) Press on the Sync button in the left panel.


What's the difference between Fast and Full Sync ?

When you use Fast Sync, only note titles and descriptions are downloaded, and the text and any attachments do not download automatically. The text and attachments will only download when you open a specific note. If you use Full Sync, text and attachments for all the notes will download. This type of sync can take a long time, and you may need a great volume of Internet traffic.



How do I create a new task in To-Do List ?

You can read more information about To-Do here - https://everhelper.desk.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2812765-to-do-list-in-nimbus-note---quick-guide?b_id=11251

How do I move a note into a different folder?

Open the note and tap on Folder name.



How do I add/change note tags?

Open the note,  then press the Tags button.




I do not see the marker/highlight. Why is that?

It probably just doesn't fit on the screen. To see the marker, you need to scroll left to right across the format panel.



How do I add a file to a note?

Open the note and press on Attachments.





Then you need to select the attachment type: regular file, image, audio or video.



How to download an file attachment?

Press on the arrow next to such a file. You can stop the download any moment by simply tapping on the download circle.

How do I add a map location for a note?

You can read more information about map locations here - https://everhelper.desk.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2812766-map-locations---quick-guide?b_id=11251

How do I view images in full size?

You need to uncheck "Fit screen size". You will then be able to zoom in and out on text or images by using two fingers.

Can I quickly scroll to the top of the note?

Yes, you just need to double tap on your note's top toolbar.



How to clear text formatting?

Select a needed text and press on the clear formatting button.



How to add indents to a note?

Use Increase/Decrease indent buttons.



How to remove the formatting toolbar?

Just press on the button.



How to add a numbered/bullet list?

In editor, press on the button.



Pictures in the editor are too large. Can I scale them to screen size?

Yes, just open Settings and activate item Scale Images.

Can I make a note unavailable for editing?

Yes, you need to open the note and tap on Note details. Them check item Only for read.

How do I zoom in or out?

Nimbus Note has the standard two-finger zooming.

What does "Fit screen size" refer to in note settings?

"Fit screen size" means the contents of a note are displayed as a single column, which is more convenient when using a mobile device for viewing. There may be cases in which you need to view a note the way it is on the site or view it in full size. In this case, all you need to do is uncheck the "Fit screen size" modeoption.

How do I add the widget to the home screen?

You can read more information about widgets here - https://everhelper.desk.com/customer/en/portal/articles/2812758-widgets---quick-guide?b_id=11251

How do I add a time-based/place/phone number reminder?

You can read more information about reminders here - https://everhelper.desk.com/customer/en/portal/articles/1825651-reminders-in-nimbus-note-for-android---quick-guide?b_id=11251

How do I create note backup?

1) Open Settings and select Backup.  Then press on Export Notes.

 2) Select target folder to save backup and press Choice Folder.

How do I restore note backup?

1) Open Settings and select Backup. Then, press Import Notes. Select folder to which you saved the backups.

2) Select the desired backup from the list and press OK.

Please note! Before the import, all current notes will be deleted and replaced with backup notes.

How to change/annotate a picture in a note?

Please read this article - http://help.everhelper.me/customer/en/portal/articles/2153881-how-to-change-annotate-a-picture-in-a-note-

How do I change note creation date?

1) Choose Note Info (long tap on the note).

2) Tap on the pencil icon next to the creation date.



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

How to restore note from Trash?

You can read more information about Trash here - https://help.everhelper.me/customer/portal/articles/2813312-trash-in-nimbus-note---quick-guide?b_id=11251

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

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

Can a note be exported to PDF format?

Yes, it can. Just select your note and in the menu select Export to PDF, then choose where to export.

How to search for notes?

Press on the note search button and enter your search query in the field that appears, then press on Enter.

Can I search in separate folders or among specific tags?

You can. Just tap on All Folders or All Tags. Then tap on the needed tags or folders and press on the checkmark. Then keep searching.

Can I change the color of a folder name/icon?

Yes, you can assign a color for every folder. For that, make a long tab on the folder and select Folder color, then select a color you want for the folder.

 

How to color-code a note?

There are two ways:

1) Make a long tap on the note title on the note list. Tap on Note color and select a color.

2) Open a note. Open the note menu and tap on Note Color. Select the required color and press on Done.




What are Favorites?

They are notes specially marked by you. They could also be called Important. Here you can add notes you want quick and easy access to. Notes can be added from different folders.

How to add notes to Favorites?

There are a few ways:

1) Make a long tap on the note title on the note list. Tap on Add to Favorites.

2) Open a note. Open the note menu and tap on Add to Favorites. Select the required color and press on Done.



Can I disable Notes/Favorites bar?

Yes, you can disable bar in the Setings - Interface.

How to embed a to-do list into a note?

Use check boxes for that.



Can I make multi-level to-do lists?

Yes, use indent and outdent for that.






 

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