Here is the main window of BasKet Note Pads, showing the hierarchy of baskets, and a complete basket. Notes are positionned freely, you can put formatted texts, images, links, files, colors, application launchers... Some notes have tags assigned to them: To Do, Important, Idea, Highlight:

Main window

You can use BasKet Note Pads as a part of Kontact. This is convenient to have all your data in one window. Here is a list of link notes, in two groups:

Integration into Kontact

The dialog to create a new basket. You can choose between pre-defined templates and set all important properties at a glance:

New Basket Dialog

The dialog showing and letting to change the basket properties: background image, color, layout, and keyboard shortcut, to be able to display some baskets very quickly with simple key presses:

Basket Properties Dialog

Choosing a background and text color for a basket is very simple. Most of the time, you only have to choose between the 13 top-most colors. No headhache trying to get a nice-looking color by tweaking hexadecimal values:

Select a Basket Background Color

Choosing an icon is similarily simple. You have all the immense KDE icon choice:

Select a Basket Icon

You can protect some baskets with a password or a public/private key. This dialog let you do so, and let you remove the passwords you assigned:

Password Protection Dialog

You can save a set of baskets into one basket-archive file and send the archive by email to a co-worker for him to be able to open and modify the baskets. Here is a basket archive as seen in Konqueror, it features a file thumbnail:

A Basket-Archive File as Seen in Konqueror

You can easily backup and restore all your data, so that you can safely trust BasKet Note Pads to store your important data. You also can change the location where your baskets are saved for, eg., save them in a network share to use your notepads across different computers:

Backup & Restore Dialog

You can find a note you're searching for by simply typing a word or two in the top-most box. You can also filter notes to shown only those that have a certain tag assigned to them. Finally, the top-right icon lets you filter every baskets. Results are shown in blue in the basket hierarchy. The "(0+)Lock" icon informs you a basket is currently locked and haven't been searched:

Filtering all Baskets

When opening a locked basket, you get this message, letting you enter your password to unlock it:

A Locked Basket

Here is the Tags menu. Simply check or uncheck tags to assign/remove them from the selected notes:

The Tags Menu

Tags are, of course, customizables. You can change them or create a totally new set of tags that mache your needs:

Customize Tags Dialog

The "Make space on hard-drive..." note is currently edited: you have a full choice of formatting to make your important ideas to stand out:

Editing a Text Note

Here is the dialog letting you to edit a link note. Title can automatically follow the URL, and icon can be automatically assignated to the one provided by the website:

Editing a Link Note

Editing an application launcher fire the following dialog. You enter the command and a title. The icon can be automatically guessed:

Editing a Launcher Note

You can import an application launcher from the KDE menu, to be able to launch your favorite applications easily and quickly:

Import a KMenu Application Launcher

You can import any KDE icon into your baskets to make them look nicer. Once the icon you want to import has been choosen in a dialog similar to the one above, you can choose the size of the icon to import with only one click, by previewing the result:

Import an Icon: Choose Size

To quickly start with BasKet Note Pads, you can import your existing notes from a lot of other applications:

The Import Menu

Most users were previously using only plain text files to take notes. To make the transition to BasKet Note Pads painless, you can import those files. No matter how you organized your text files, you can easily and quickly import them as several notes well-separated notes:

The Import Plain-Text File Dialog

The Settings dialog first page: General:

Settings Dialog: General

The Settings dialog second page: Notes Look:

Settings Dialog: Notes Appearance

The Settings dialog third page: Baskets:

Settings Dialog: Baskets

The Settings dialog fourth page: New Notes:

Settings Dialog: New Notes

The Settings dialog fifth page: Applications:

Settings Dialog: Applications

The About BasKet Note Pads dialog:

About Dialog

This is a KDE project