Beaver Notes
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Getting Around

This section will introduce you to the app's user interface and navigation, helping you get familiar with all the essential elements to make the most of your note-taking experience.

The Interface

Upon launching Beaver Notes, you'll be greeted by a clean and intuitive user interface designed to streamline your note-taking process. Let's take a closer look at its key components:
  • Sidebar: Located on the left side of the screen, the sidebar offers quick access to essential features and sections. Here's what you'll find:
    1. 1.
      New Note: Click the plus button to create a new note and start jotting down your thoughts right away.
    2. 2.
      Edit Note: Easily modify the content of any note by clicking on the "Edit" option.
    3. 3.
      Notes Section: All your notes are displayed in neatly organized cards for easy browsing and reference.
    4. 4.
      Archive: Keep your notes organized by archiving them when they're no longer in active use. Simply click on the archive icon at the top left corner.
    5. 5.
      Import / Export: These two buttons let you export and import notes when an export path is select in settings
    6. 6.
      Dark Mode: For those who prefer a darker interface, switch to dark mode effortlessly from the bottom left corner.
    7. 7.
      Settings: Fine-tune Beaver Notes to your preferences by accessing the settings from the sidebar.
  • Editor: The right side of the screen is the editor, where you can compose or modify your notes using Beaver Notes' powerful markdown formatting.
  • Toolbar: At the top of the editor, you'll find a toolbar with various tools, including formatting options, link insertion, and more.
Navigating Beaver Notes is a breeze with keyboard shortcuts and the command prompt:
Keyboard Shortcuts: Speed up your workflow by using keyboard shortcuts to perform common actions. Here are some essential shortcuts to get you started:
  • Ctrl+N / Cmd+N : Create a new note.
  • Ctrl+F / Cmd+F : Find or replace text in the editor.
  • Ctrl+P / Ctrl+Shift+P | Cmd+P / Cmd+Shift+P : Create a new note.
  • Ctrl+, / Cmd+,: Navigate to the settings.
  • Ctrl+Shift+W / Cmd+Shift+W : Open the current edited note.
  • Ctrl+Shift+N / Cmd+Shift+N : Navigate to all notes.
  • trl+Shift+A / Cmd+Shift+A: Navigate to archived notes.
  • Ctrl+Shift+L / Cmd+Shift+L: Toggle dark mode.
For more keyboard shortcuts, open the settings.

Command Prompt:

Quickly find notes or execute commands using the command prompt. To open the command prompt, press Ctrl+P or Ctrl+Shift+P / Cmd+P or Cmd+Shift+P to quickly find a command.
Your Note-Taking Journey Begins!
You're now ready to explore and utilize Beaver Notes' features to make note-taking a delightful experience. As you continue to use the app, you'll discover even more functionalities that cater to your productivity and creativity.