jupabar
It would be great to have a field to write a small note for attachments in thoughts. It often happens to me that I need to add a memo to one or more attachments of a thought. I know I can do it in the Note's space of the thought but there is no way to link that info to a specific attachment (i.e. some specific info I like to remember about a web page).
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zenrain
First, I really like this idea. Sort of a spotlight comments (if you are familiar with macOS) that are easier to access. 

Currently when I do this I separate out the attachments into individual thoughts and make the note applicable to the attachment. The other workaround is referencing the attachment name and then add the note under it (I use a snippet autocomplete for this).
However, these are just workarounds. The ability to add notes to attachments and make them searchable would allow for more information dense brains which I can see being useful in research, medical or other areas.

Several uses I can think of straight off the bat:
  • Attribution (URL the attachment was found)
  • Commentary on research document specific to that document
  • Page number references (for quick reference to specific parts of the document)
Yes, all of these can be done in the notes, but if the Thought notes are specific to the topic and there are multiple supporting documents, this muddies the water. 
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lkane
Hey Juan and Alex,

These are great suggestions and I have documented them for future development.

best, 
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jupabar
zenrain wrote:
Currently when I do this I separate out the attachments into individual thoughts and make the note applicable to the attachment.


Yes that's an option, but  that implies to cluter space with redundant thoughts that deal with exactly same issue. 
 
Regarding your other input:

Having a reference managment system for attachments would bring Thebrain to whole new level as a research tool. And sources could have their own specific database  so that when the same source (URL, Pdf, etc.) shows up in different Thoughts you won't have to fill the reference fields twice. 

If you think about it, you could even reference specific bookmarks inside a pdf so that you don't just open the pdf as a whole but go to a specif spot inside it. Thebrain could thus take over in research field, where DOCEAR  http://www.docear.org  (unfortunately discontinued) was doing a great job.


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gery51

Hello guys,

I understand that some brain users are not happy with the available Note Editor.
I agree with that and have made some research about the currently situation about an editor that could be imbedded in thebrain 9 in stead of the currently used tinymce.

The best choice a found is ckeditor.

I have made  a brainzip about the study.
Could you please give me your comments ?

In attachment the brainzip: Editors 2018-02-04.brz

Greatings,
Gerard
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jupabar
gery51 wrote:
I understand that some brain users are not happy with the available Note Editor.

This is not the original sense of this thread. It was very specific about having a field to include specific memo information for each attachments in a thought.
Improving the note's editor is a good idea, but that should belong to some other thread.
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ruudhein
@gery51 -- I appreciate your enthusiasm and dedication regarding the notes editor but you're posting in each and every thread the same message. It feels close to spamming the forum. Could you just keep this information in the first single post you made about this topic? Thanks!
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ruudhein
A nice workaround would have been if we can insert a relative link. This way in notes we can just write "blah blah <see here>", and link that to ..\attached-file.txt

When I try, it doesn't make a link at all because in order for a file path link to be relative, you have to omit the file:/// protocol (which is basically against the protocol)
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