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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:

-d, --debug

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

-h, --start-hidden

Hide the main window in the system tray icon on startup

-k, --use-drkonquy

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

-v, --version

Show version information


Show license information


End of options

Qt options:

--display <displayname>

Use the X-server display 'displayname'

--session <sessionId>

Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'


Causes the application to install a private color map on an 8-bit display

--ncols <count>

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

--fn, --font <fontname>

defines the application font

--bg, --background <color> sets the default background color and an

application palette (light and dark shades are calculated) --fg, --foreground <color> sets the default foreground color

--btn, --button <color>

sets the default button color

--name <name>

sets the application name

--title <title>

sets the application title (caption)

--visual TrueColor

forces the application to use a TrueColor visual on an 8-bit display

--inputstyle <inputstyle> sets XIM (X Input Method) input style. Possible

values are onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root

--im <XIM server>

set XIM server


disable XIM


mirrors the whole layout of widgets

KDE options:

--caption <caption>

Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar

--icon <icon>

Use 'icon' as the application icon

--miniicon <icon>

Use 'icon' as the icon in the titlebar

--config <filename>

Use alternative configuration file

--dcopserver <server>

Use the DCOP Server specified by 'server'


Disable crash handler, to get core dumps


Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager

--style <style>

sets the application GUI style

--geometry <geometry>

sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for the argument format


Don't run in the background.

RELATED TO basket…

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

  • help:/basket

should give you access to the complete manual.


Basket Note Pads Note Pads was written by

Please report bugs to


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