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The holidays often bring on information overwhelm. We have so many details to keep track of and so much going on. Contacts, shopping, events, preparations. It's easy to forget things and lose information.
Let Personal Knowbase help you stay in control this holiday season. Personal Knowbase is a note management program for Windows. It helps you store miscellaneous text information and index it using keywords for easy access.Continue reading →
If you use password protection with your Personal Knowbase file, you may want, at some point, to change the password. Whether your entire file is password-protected or only a few articles are private, the password itself is the same for all articles and is stored at the file level.Continue reading →
Previously, we posted with 5 Writing Tips for Everyone. Here are 5 more tips for building your writing skills. Exercise your writing muscles.Continue reading →
Personal Knowbase users often struggle with the decision of when they would want more than one PK data file.
In Part 1, we talked about starting with a single file and using multiple files when they serve completely different purposes. Here are some additional issues with using one or more database files.Continue reading →
New Personal Knowbase users often ask when they would want more than one PK database. Should they put all their notes in one data file? Or have several files? Why create a new file?
The short answer is to start out by putting everything in one file and to wait to split your data into multiple files until you're sure you need to.
There are pros and cons to keeping all your data in one place or spreading it into multiple files.Continue reading →
Do you need to dump a group of Personal Knowbase articles into your word processor (or other software) fast?
Don't bother with the Export command. Simply copy-and-paste the entire group of articles directly from Personal Knowbase's Index Window.Continue reading →
Some tasks, like creative work, writing, and research, require blocks of uninterrupted time when you can concentrate exclusively on one topic. Interruptions can especially be a problem if you have multiple people working from home at the same time.
Previously, we outlined five tips for preventing interruptions while you work. Here are six more interruption-busting ideas to help you work more effectively:Continue reading →
Sometimes, in the rush of creating and saving articles, you may forget to assign keywords to every article. Or, you may delete a keyword, leaving an article with no keywords, if that was the article's only keyword.
However it happens, over time, you may discover that you have articles in your Personal Knowbase data file which do not have keywords assigned to them.
You can easily locate any articles with no keywords:Continue reading →
Personal Knowbase allows you to set the fonts for your text at three distinct levels. Use Preferences to set the font for new data files. Use File Properties to set the font for new articles. And use the Font command to affect article content text.
The rule of thumb for distinguishing Preferences and File Properties is that everything in Preferences applies to all data files, but the File Properties is for settings that apply only to the current data file.Continue reading →
Personal Knowbase is a note management program for Windows. Organize free-form text information using keywords.
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