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Tinderbox Training Video 02 - Turning on toolbars and navigating the menus

Tinderbox Training Video - Turning on toolbars and navigating the menus

Level Fundamental
Published Date 12/29/20
TBX Version 8.9
Tags Tinderbox, Note Taking, aTbRef
Video Length 03:23
URL https://youtu.be/2_qs6a4RH-M
Example File N/A

In this lesson, I explain how to get orientated with a new Tinderbox file. Specifically, I provide a quick overview of how to turn on three useful toolbars within Tinderbox: Toolbar, Ruler, and Text Pane Selector, and explain how to navigate the menus.


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Nice. Thank you.

I suggest a follow-on “Part B” video might explain how to save – and later use – a document (that you’ve set up the way you like to start documents) as a “starting point” document in “favorites”.

Unfortunately Tinderbox does not persist in showing the toolbar in documents – it needs to be reopened in every document, every time the document is opened.

Mark thanks for the useful thread layout.

I think @PaulWalters’ suggestion of a part B (in due course!) covering how to do in-doc and extra-doc customisation in a persistent sense: prototype, stamps, customised start files, use of favourites.

For people who from whatever reason don’t like defaults (and we all have pet peeves about which others care not), such an extra level of customisation is really useful as once done, little needs to be retained in immediate (‘how do I’ memory just to get to one’s desired start configuration. IOW, cutting down mis-en-place before one gets to actual work. Of course such info is add-on to the basics which is rightly the bases you are covering at present.

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Very well done videos. Thanks a lot.

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I just started with your video on prototypes. That’s where I was completely lost. I can see that I will be able to follow your explanations. Thank you so much. It will take me a time to get through the videos, so if you don’t hear from me, it does not mean that I am not working on them. I was about to give up on the power of TBX. Now I am back for the longterm.
Thank you,
Ellen Madono

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Hi Michael, I noticed your tutorials on YouTube yesterday after seeing one video I immediately subscribed to your channel. Thank you very much for sharing your experience with TBX!!! You are making an huge difference in understanding TBX.