Saturday, November 05, 2005

wiki notes on windows

Using a wiki to take notes is a great idea. The wiki software takes care of linking different pages and what you get is a simple method of organizing notes. WikiNotes is one such application. link.

However, the problem with WikiNotes is that it requires OSX. An alternative is to use the tcl wikit. It doesn't require tcl to be installed on Windows. All you need to do is download tclkit and wikit and run it. link.

As a example, just download them to C:\wiki
In a command window type the following

C:\wiki\tclkit.exe wikit.kit

The wiki GUI comes up and you are on your way. Instead of having to run via command line each time, you can create a shortcut.
  1. Create a shortcut to C:\wiki\tclkit.exe
  2. Right Click on the shortcut and edit the properties of the shortcut
  3. Modify the target field to C:\wiki\tclkit.exe C:\wiki\wikit.kit
That's it. Now you have your own personal wiki.


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