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basket - Note-taking application


basket [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [options] [file]


Basket Note Pads is a application to allow you to quickly take notes, save your ideas and assist in quickly find them later. Organizing your notes has never been so easy. Basket also allows integration with Kontact and rest of kde environment.


Basket Note Pads options:

Show the debug window

-f, --data-folder <folder> Custom folder where to load and save basket data and application data (useful for debugging purpose)

Hide the main window in the system tray icon on startup
When crashing, use the standard KDE report dialog instead of sending an email


Open basket archive or template

Generic options:

Show help about options
Show Qt specific options
Show KDE specific options
Show all options
Show author information
Show version information
Show license information
End of options

Qt options:

Use the X-server display 'displayname'
Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'
Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display
Limits the number of colors allocated in the color cube on an 8-bit display, if the application is using the QApplication::ManyColor color specification
tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard
running under a debugger can cause an implicit -nograb, use -dograb to override
switches to synchronous mode for debugging
defines the application font
application palette (light and dark shades are calculated)

--fg, --foreground <color> sets the default foreground color

sets the default button color
sets the application name
sets the application title (caption)
forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display
values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root
set XIM server
disable XIM
mirrors the whole layout of widgets

KDE options:

Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar
Use 'icon' as the application icon
Use 'icon' as the icon in the titlebar
Use alternative configuration file
Use the DCOP Server specified by 'server'
Disable crash handler, to get core dumps
Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager
sets the application GUI style
sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format
Don't run in the background.


The full documentation for Basket Note Pads: is maintained as a KDE help file. If Konqueror and KHelpcenter are fully installed on your computer, accessing


should give you access to the complete manual.


Basket Note Pads Note Pads was written by

Gleb Baryshev <>
Dr. Robert Marmorstein <>
Matt Rogers <>
Lionel Petit <>
Kelvie Wong <>
Amir Pakdel <>
Brian C. Milco <>
Sébastien Laoût <>
kodaaja <kodaaja@68e0c82f-6715-0410-a4b6-c4571a790354>
Petri Damstén <>
Alex Gontmakher <>
Marco Martin <>

Please report bugs to


This manpage was originally derived from help2man by Sune Vuorela <> for the Debian project (but may be used by others). License: GPL2 like Basket Note Pads

October 2014 Basket Note Pads 2.10-beta