basket(1) Note-taking application


basket [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [options] [file]


Basket Note Pads is a application to allow you to quickly take notes, save your ideas and assist in quickly find them later. Organizing your notes has never been so easy. Basket also allows integration with Kontact and rest of kde environment.


Basket Note Pads options:

-d, --debug
Show the debug window
-f, --data-folder <folder> Custom folder where to load and save basket data and application data (useful for debugging purpose)
-h, --start-hidden
Hide the main window in the system tray icon on startup
-k, --use-drkonquy
When crashing, use the standard KDE report dialog instead of sending an email


Open basket archive or template

Generic options:

Show help about options
Show Qt specific options
Show KDE specific options
Show all options
Show author information
-v, --version
Show version information
Show license information
End of options

Qt options:

--display <displayname>
Use the X-server display 'displayname'
--session <sessionId>
Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'
Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display
--ncols <count>
Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification
tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard
running under a debugger can cause an implicit -nograb, use -dograb to override
switches to synchronous mode for debugging
--fn, --font <fontname>
defines the application font
--bg, --background <color> sets the default background color and an
application palette (light and dark shades are calculated)
--fg, --foreground <color> sets the default foreground color
--btn, --button <color>
sets the default button color
--name <name>
sets the application name
--title <title>
sets the application title (caption)
--visual TrueColor
forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display
--inputstyle <inputstyle> sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible
values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root
--im <XIM server>
set XIM server
disable XIM
mirrors the whole layout of widgets

KDE options:

--caption <caption>
Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar
--icon <icon>
Use 'icon' as the application icon
--miniicon <icon>
Use 'icon' as the icon in the titlebar
--config <filename>
Use alternative configuration file
--dcopserver <server>
Use the DCOP Server specified by 'server'
Disable crash handler, to get core dumps
Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager
--style <style>
sets the application GUI style
--geometry <geometry>
sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format
Don't run in the background.


Basket Note Pads Note Pads was written by
Gleb Baryshev <[email protected]>
Dr. Robert Marmorstein <[email protected]>
Matt Rogers <[email protected]>
Lionel Petit <[email protected]>
Kelvie Wong <[email protected]>
Amir Pakdel <[email protected]>
Brian C. Milco <[email protected]>
Sébastien Laoût <[email protected]>
kodaaja <kodaaja@68e0c82f-6715-0410-a4b6-c4571a790354>
Petri Damstén <[email protected]>
Alex Gontmakher <[email protected]>
Marco Martin <[email protected]>

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This manpage was originally derived from help2man by Sune Vuorela <[email protected]> for the Debian project (but may be used by others). License: GPL2 like Basket Note Pads