7.4. Taking notes#
The Home page is the main page of a notebook.
You can start typing your notes here. Zim saves changes automatically.
7.4.1. Basic text formatting#
Formatting text in Zim is similar to that of word processor programs.
You can use the Format menu bar entry and select the desired option (Fig. 111).
Alternatively, you can use keyboard shortcuts to apply formatting to your text.
Ctrl + b
Italic or Emphasis :
Ctrl + i
Ctrl + Shift + p
Ctrl + Shift + b
For headings, use:
Ctrl + 1
Ctrl + 2
Ctrl + 3
Ctrl + 4
Ctrl + 5
7.4.2. Inserting images#
To insert an image, you can select the following option from the menu bar:
In the dialog that opens, browse to the directory containing your image and then select the image (Fig. 112).
Check the Attach image first option. This will copy the image to your notebook directory.
Click on the Open button to insert the image (Fig. 113).
Resizing an image#
If you would like to resize the image, right-click on the image and select Edit Properties (Fig. 114).
In the dialog window that opens, change either the Width or the Height of the image to the desired size and click on the OK button (Fig. 115).
The image will now be resized (Fig. 116).
7.4.3. Adding more pages#
To add more pages, select the following option from the menu bar (Fig. 117):
You can also right-click on a page in the Index view and select the New Page Here option.
Enter a name for the page in the New Page dialog window (Fig. 118) and click on the OK button.
The new page will appear in the Index view (Fig. 119).
A subpage will be placed under an existing page.
To add a new subpage:
Select an existing page in Index view
Selectfrom the menu bar
Enter a name for the page and click on the OK button
7.4.4. Deleting or renaming pages#
To delete or rename pages, you can right-click on the page and select the desired function.