Downloads:

490

Downloads of v 1.0.1:

490

Last Update:

3/28/2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Stefan Kueng

Tags:

tray hotkey notes email attachment

MailNoter

1.0.1 | Updated: 3/28/2015

Downloads:

490

Downloads of v 1.0.1:

490

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Stefan Kueng

MailNoter 1.0.1

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Details

To install MailNoter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade MailNoter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall MailNoter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade mailnoter -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade mailnoter -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure mailnoter installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: mailnoter
    state: present
    version: 1.0.1
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

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chocolatey_package 'mailnoter' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.0.1'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: mailnoter,
    Version: 1.0.1,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller mailnoter
{
   Name     = 'mailnoter'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.0.1'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'mailnoter':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.0.1',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install mailnoter version="1.0.1" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 6/9/2015.

Description

MailNoter is a small tool to help gathering notes from various applications, but specifically from browsers.

There are many tools and applications out there which help to keep a repository of personal notes, and even though some of them are very good at what they do, they all either use a proprietary format to store the notes (what would happen to my notes if the application isn't supported anymore and stops working on future OS versions?), only store notes as plain text, require non WYSIWYG input (e.g., Wikis), don't allow attachments, don't work if there's no network access, or are just plain ugly.

So I'm keeping my notes in my email account:

  • open storage format
  • available from different computers and OS
  • works offline
  • usable with any email client
  • usable through a web browser (no need to install anything if I'm at a place where I can't just install apps)
  • easily searchable (either through the web interface (did I mention I'm using Gmail?)), through desktop search engines or the email client itself

And with Gmail, I can add tags to my notes very easily, which makes searching them even easier.

So how does MailNoter help here? (Please don't complain about the name: I had to choose something that isn't used by some other application, and "MailNoter" returned exactly two hits in Google: both because of a typo).

Without MailNoter, if I want to create a note from a part of a website or code snipped in the IDE, I had to:

  1. create a new mail
  2. go back to the browser/IDE/whateverApplication
  3. select the part I want to keep as a note
  4. hit Ctrl-C to copy it to the clipboard
  5. go back to the new email I started
  6. paste the text in
  7. enter a meaningful subject for the email
  8. enter the "To:" address
  9. hit "Send"

with MailNoter however:

  1. select the text in the browser/IDE/whateverApplication
  2. hit the hotkey (e.g., Win+PrintScreen)
  3. hit "Send"

MailNoter, when the hotkey is pressed, automatically copies the selected text into a new email, fills in the "To:" address and also fills in the email subject automatically. No need to manually copy/paste, create new email, fill in the same stuff over and over again.

Another nice feature of MailNoter: selecting files in Explorer and hitting the hotkey will create a new email, with the selected files already added as an attachment. Image files are not added as an attachment though, they're added inline.

So, as I said: it's a small tool which doesn't do much. But it helps me with gathering my notes.

Source code


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = 'mailnoter'
$url = 'http://sourceforge.net/projects/mailnoter/files/MailNoter-1.0.1.zip/download'
$checksum = '207b2b848687e8e4d34540f8b4ea5d928c888a72'
$checksumType = 'sha1'
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Url64bit "" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") -Value $null

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