[PLUG] organizing notes

R. Haack gluebert at comcast.net
Thu Sep 16 12:15:03 PDT 2004


I had the same problem for awhile.  What I ended up doing was create a 
MySQL database with some tables that would allow me to organize things 
in my own way.  Then I created a web page using PHP that will display 
the categories I want and when I click on it I can see all my notes for 
that category.  It's not perfect by any means but it works better than 
storing all of this info in a text document. 

>My other question.
>
>So, me and another were discussing how we get these little tips and
>help on all the items and machines we maintain or programs we use but
>rarely.
>
>What I'm trying to come up with is a way to sort and organize those
>notes.  I would like to make them a DB and web base accessed.  I could
>design one but wondered if any of you have ever come across a tool
>that helps you organize such things?  Currently I have a text file on
>my desktop called notes.txt.  I can read it from windows/*nix machines
>but it seems very crude and I can't read it when I'm away from those
>machines and have to keep multiple copies.
>
>Suggestions?
>
>Thanks for the other help on HD.
>
>Josh
>
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