addnote lets you add a line (i.e. note) to a file quickly. It grabs the
currently selected text from your xserver and shows an edit field
containing this text. You can either press enter directly to add this
(selected) text to your file or you can enter something else.
The download includes a README file, that explains how to set up your window
manager to use addnote.
Since addnote is just a shell script (and a howto), you can easily customize
the window title etc.
In order to run this script you need
zenity (which is
usually installed when you use
GNOME) or "kdialog" (which
comes with KDE).
In order to grab the selection from X, addnote needs either
It is possible to use addnote without this though.
If you use a window manager other than KDE/GNOME you probably want to use
If you want to contribute (or need commercial support ;-) send an email to
< ludwig att spline dot de >