TreePad manual Help begins here Overview Compatibility Program description Meeting your requirements Examples of use How to use this manual Navigating this manual Conventions used in this manual Mouse and keyboard notation Menu notation Other conventions used Glossary General information About TreePad TreePad on the Internet Evaluation Period Registering TreePad Installing and uninstalling TreePad Installing or upgrading the Manual TreePad and Portability Installing or upgrading language packs Installing multiple TreePad editions on one system Changes TreePad makes to your system The TreePad family Comparison chart Upgrading from TreePad freeware exe-eBook Creator* TreePad Viewer* New features More new features planned... USING TREEPAD 1 - Tree commands Creating the tree Introduction to data trees Creating a test file Adding child and sibling nodes Subtrees and sublevels Navigating the tree Opening and closing subtrees Navigation commands Rearranging the tree Moving single nodes Using the keyboard Using the mouse Cutting, copying and pasting nodes Sorting nodes Moving multiple nodes Making nodes distinctive 2 - Article commands Articles introduced Basic text editing Copying and moving text Formatting text Aligning and indenting text Inserting items into your text Using hyperlinks Hyperlink features Creating hyperlinks made easy Using images 3 - Advanced and miscellaneous features 4 - Multi-lingual user-interface TREEPAD REFERENCE General considerations The main TreePad window Title bar Main menu Menu item visibility Status bar Switching between Tree and Article panes Making it all happen Using keyboard shortcuts Using menu access keys Using the mouse The Tree pane Navigating the tree Using the keyboard to navigate* Using the mouse to navigate Node history list History pane Extending the node click area Inserting (creating) nodes Inserting a child node Inserting a sibling node Time-saving insert functions The Insert special menu Inserting an agenda or calendar Deleting nodes and subtrees Deleting a node Deleting only the subtree root node Deleting only the subtree's child nodes Expanding and collapsing subtrees Expand and collapse commands Custom Expand Moving nodes and subtrees Moving single nodes using the keyboard Moving single nodes using the mouse Use cursor keys, drag or cut-and-paste? Moving a group of nodes Combined commands Turn selected sibling nodes into child nodes Transfer child nodes to a different parent Sorting nodes The TreePad Clipboard Introduction Clipboard tips Security and clipboard TreePad shutdown and clipboard Cutting/Copying/Pasting nodes and subtrees Copying the article contents* Node properties dialog Node titles, operations on Setting the default node title Editing the node name Copying and pasting the node name Copying the node path Numbering nodes Numbering new nodes Converting existing nodes to numbered nodes Date and time stamping nodes Using blank nodes Formatting nodes Node formatting overview Default tree and node format Changing the format of individual nodes Copy/paste of node formatting Paste formatting into a subtree Remove formatting from a subtree Automatic paste* Node icons The Icons pane Changing tree node icons Changing the default node icon How icons are stored The Icons menu Rearranging pane icons Icon libraries Search-replace tree-icons Node icons hints and tips Node icons FAQ and troubleshooter Subtree statistics Bookmarks The Bookmarks pane The Bookmarks menu Bookmarks hints and tips Node checkboxes Tree background color* Tree keyboard shortcuts* The Article pane Article Button Bar Accessory pane Navigating the article Highlighting text Insert and overtype modes Replacing text Undo and Redo Cut, Copy, Paste, Delete Deleting text Copying and Cutting text Copying the article contents Pasting text into the article Copying or moving text and images Trimming unwanted characters* Formatting articles Overview of formatting Article formats Some definitions first Plain text format Rich text format (RTF) HTML format Article text format commands Font and highlight color Background color Direct HTML editing Color marker Quick formatting Configure Quick formatting styles The left pane The right pane Add current format Article formatting hints and tips Superscripts and subscripts Footnote hyperlink example Paragraph formatting Aligning and justifying paragraphs Indenting lines and paragraphs Using tabs to indent text Auto Indent Increase/Decrease indentation Bulleting and numbering paragraphs Undoing bulleting and numbering Paragraph formatting window Article ruler, tabs and line numbers The article rulers Indent markers Ruler tabs Line numbers Reversing, removing and converting formatting Format painter Copy / paste of formatting Copy special and Paste special Case conversion Trimming unwanted characters Text dividers Saving article cursor position Insert menu Sorting text Transferring text to a new node Article fields Tables Working with tables Changing the table width Editing text in tables Adjusting column width and position Navigating within a table Moving and copying text from cell to cell Sorting tables Moving a column or row Moving and copying tables Inserting and deleting rows and columns Splitting and combining cells Horizontal splitting and combining Vertical splitting and combining Selecting rows and columns Table and cell borders Table and cell color Tables hints and tips Paragraph borders Borders and shading window controls Creating borders and boxes Paragraph borders within tables Paragraph borders hints and tips Automatic paste Automatic pasting to the same article Automatic pasting to multiple articles Automatic Paste hints and tips Article statistics Spelling checker Basic operation Spelling options Dictionaries The Dictionaries window The Ignore All / Change All dictionary User custom dictionaries Additional dictionaries Thesaurus Readonly articles Inserting special characters Character map Entering the Euro symbol Disabling ALTGR shortcuts Subdividing and combining articles Subdividing articles Combining articles Images* Article replace* Article keyboard shortcuts* Images Image filetypes supported Selecting images Storage of images in their native format Image conversion tables Importing and inserting images Cutting, Copying and Pasting images into an article Cloning image references Using the Insert image(s) command Dragging-and-dropping images Inserting screen captures Positioning images Deleting images Exporting images Moving images Resizing images Manually Using the 'Format image' dialog Printing images Forms and templates Template types Inserting TreeBook forms Editing TreeBook forms Inserting TreeBook templates Template scope Creating categories TreePad structures Standard article templates Forms and templates shortcuts Modifying templates Node: Simple addressbook Node: Recipe Node: Gardening Node: Appointments Node: Weekly Exporting forms, templates and structures Printing forms Forms and templates in TreePad PLUS Forms hints and tips Subtractive template example Future improvements Agenda, calendar and todo-lists Tree Agenda/calendar with months Agenda/calendar with weeks Article Article day agenda Article week agenda Article month calendar Article year calendar Todo-list Startday of the week Customizing TreePad Toolbars Available toolbars Using toolbars Infobars Show article, tree or both Article viewing options Zooming Word wrap Layout Article display options Screen mode Customizing the tree Stay on top Tray icon TreePad activation key Skinning: changing TreePad's appearance Language packs Hyperlinks Introduction to hyperlinks Creating hyperlinks Auto URL-detection Creating underlined hyperlinks Underlined hyperlink examples Using the mouse to create links to nodes Using the Insert/edit hyperlink window Using copy and paste methods Which method to use? Special hyperlink functions Inserting multiple hyperlinks to files Anchors and hyperinks Inserting a table of contents Example of table of contents Inserting a hyperlink to a new node Inserting a hyperlink to a previous node Inserting a hyperlink to an external node Inserting a hyperlink to an external anchor Auto-detecting hyperlinks Automatic conversion of WWW hyperlinks Links containing Windows commands Windows services: starting and stopping Hyperlinks and the Accessory Pane Inserting a list of search results* Inserting a list of bookmarks* Inserting the history list* Hyperlinks to nodes in accessory pane Creating image hyperlinks Creating plain text hyperlinks Plain text hyperlink examples Activating (following) hyperlinks Shell functions for file hyperlinks Opening a linked TreePad file in a new instance* Modifying hyperlinks Using the Insert/edit hyperlink window Changing the link text Changing the link target Editing hyperlinks directly Converting hyperlinks Re-linking hyperlinks Copying and pasting hyperlinks Relative hyperlinks Launching other programs Hyperlink hints and tips Brighten up index hyperlinks Hyperlinks FAQ and troubleshooter Searching and replacing Tree search Standard tree search Advanced tree search Regular Expressions Options: Search Range Options: Miscellaneous Search Results pane Saving search results Article search and replace Article search only Article search and replace Article search and replace options Internet search Standard internet search Advanced internet search Wildcard searches Searching and replacing hints and tips Search/replace FAQ and troubleshooter Printing Printing an article Printing a subtree Printing options Printing selected items File functions Startup and shutdown Startup options Command-line switches Shutdown options Creating a new database Creating a new database using a Template Opening and reopening a file Opening a file in a new instance of TreePad Instance-specific options Specifying the startup file and node Start file (example) Saving the tree state Favorites Closing files Backup and saving Manual saving Autosave Safety copy Save as (new name) Manually backup to a numbered file Save when closing file Saving a subtree Other saving techniques TreePad database and file types TreePad database types Maximum database size Database repair and optimize Database conversion Associating TreePad files with TreePad Read-only TreePad files TreePad 6.x hjt databases and image storage File, disk and directory catalogs Options Example CD-Rom catalog INFO KPNPINK KPNWHITE File conversion utilities* File encryption* Export and Import Import Importing files into a subtree Importing document files Importing a TreePad file Importing a CSV file Importing Favorites and links Importing files into an article Export Exporting a subtree Exporting a subtree to one file Exporting a subtree to multiple files Exporting a subtree to 'Website' The structure of an exported Website Examples of TreePad-generated Websites Expandable/collapsible tree pane Linking directly to articles from outside Images Hyperlinks Including HTML source code Options for Website export Article options Frame Page Dimensions Appearance Font Header and footer Frames and borders options Miscellaneous options Navigate panel options Title frame options Tree options 'Made with' seal Meta tags Template Quick Preview Exporting selected nodes Viewing results when finished Exporting an article as a file TreePad utilities Publishing TreePad files as a Website exe-eBook Creator TreePad Viewer File conversion utilities More TreePad utilities Recycle bin Security General considerations Password file encryption Setting, changing and removing passwords Password hints and tips Encryption considerations Encryption limitations Multi-user database access Shared readonly access Generating Websites Client/Server (multi-user) TreePad Miscellaneous features Autodial DraftPad Presentation (full screen) mode Example of presentation mode Drag-and-drop support Date, time and calendar functions Multi-monitor support Miscellaneous options Units Asian language characters Saving TreePad settings Storing settings in the Windows Registry Storing settings in an Ini file Disabling confirmation dialogs General hints and tips Ways of tagging nodes Store main links in a central node Macros make it easier Useful macro sequences Click the node icon not its title to select it Keep another TreePad file handy as a clipboard Options shortcuts speed changes Additional information Acknowledgements Support and feedback Keyboard shortcuts Tree shortcuts Article shortcuts Miscellaneous shortcuts Disabling ALTGR shortcuts Windows shortcuts Key tables Function keys Alphabet keys Number and punctuation keys Numeric keypad Other keys INDEX # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z