Similar Notes view

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Also known as the Link Apprentice, the Similar Notes view ([Cmd]+[4] on the Windows menu) displays notes that have similar word usage to the current selection. The most similar notes are listed first. The underlying query looks at similarity based on several factors, including:

  • the text of the note
  • the note title
  • any text contained in user attributes

In addition, a weighting is applied for:

  • notes having the same prototype
  • notes having roughly similar amounts of text

If you select any note in the list, its caption appears in the button at the top of the list. Clicking the button allows you to make a new 'similar to' query based on the selected note.

The cross links using the output of this query are available as an HTML export code ^similarTo(). The query can also be used in agent via #similarTo().

The view's list is drawn with the TBX's MapBackgroundColor. List item colors are darkened according to the (Map) Preference to Darken colors in charts and outlines. Unlike the Find view the accent colour is only used behind listed items and not in the unused parts of this list pane.

Similar Notes view


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[Last updated: 14 Dec 2009, using v5.0]

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