Kabikaboo

Registered 2009-03-08 by aidave

 Novel Writing Assistant (Version 1.7)

Available for Linux and Windows!

Kabikaboo is a tree-based note pad, designed to help you plan a book or complex project.

Features (1.8):
- Fonts: change the default fonts and sizes on your text, tree, tabs, and more! (complete)
- Darkroom: go fullscreen with just the text editor (F8)
- Margin Settings: a lot of text view related spacing settings now customizable
- No package yet, but available in repository

Features (1.7):
- Note Tree: infinitely customizable; you create all categories and subcategories.
- Edit Nodes: a simple node that you can write text inside of.
- View Nodes: recursively see any section of your tree, as if it were one document.
- Tabbed Notebook: keep as many nodes open as you want.
- Bookmarks: help you jump back to your favorite/important nodes.
- Visits: three different automatic lists of visited nodes.
- and much more

Repository: https://launchpad.net/~kabikaboo/+archive/ppa
Screenshot: https://sourceforge.net/project/screenshots.php?group_id=251844&ssid=119538

Kabikaboo is meant to help you plan a novel, but could be used for anything that would benefit from tree-based text organization. Kabikaboo is not meant to create a formatted document - you should use AbiWord/OpenOffice/LaTeX or some other editor for that purpose.

In the future, we plan to support more writing features, such as: rich text editing, timelines, in-text node links, recursive editing, templates, and more.

Free and open source, created with Python, PyGTK, Glade, on Ubuntu Debian Linux GNU.

Chat: irc.freenode.net /join #kabikaboo

Volunteer testers, developers, and packagers wanted.
NEEDED: Mac installer.

Developed by David Kerr and Jeremy Bicha
Windows Installer by Cody Jackson

More features:
- Spellcheck: automatic spellcheck engine utilizing Enchant.
- Export: any node, recursively or not, to text or html, for printing.
- Import: your big text files and auto-split them into nodes.
- Statistics: word count with real time updates.

Project information

Maintainer:
Kabikaboo Team
Driver:
Kabikaboo Team
Development focus:

trunk series 

lp:kabikaboo 
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Programming Languages:
Python, PyGTK
Licences:
GNU GPL v2, GNU GPL v3
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