cherrytree

cherrytree

A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.

Written by Giuseppe Penone (aka giuspen) and Evgenii Gurianov (aka txe).

The user manual online html and downloadable ctb written and maintained by Ellie Borden.

The following languages are supported (If you want to help translating to your language write me):

  • Armenian (Seda Stamboltsyan, up to date)
  • Bulgarian (Iliya Nikolaev, TO BE UPDATED)
  • Chinese Simplified (TO BE UPDATED)
  • Czech (Pavel Fric, up to date)
  • Dutch (Luuk Geurts, up to date)
  • English (default)
  • French (Klaus Becker, up to date)
  • Finnish (Henri Kaustinen, TO BE UPDATED)
  • German (Matthias Hoffmann, up to date)
  • Greek (TO BE UPDATED)
  • Italian (Vincenzo Reale, up to date)
  • Japanese (Piyo, up to date)
  • Lithuanian (TO BE UPDATED)
  • Polish (Marcin Swierczynski, up to date)
  • Portuguese Brazil (TO BE UPDATED)
  • Russian (Viktor Polyanskiy, up to date)
  • Slovenian (Erik Lovrič, up to date)
  • Spanish (UserFav, TO BE UPDATED)
  • Swedish (Åke Engelbrektson, up to date)
  • Turkish (Ferhat Aydin, up to date)
  • Ukrainian (Andriy Kovtun, up to date)
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help features :

  • rich text (foreground color, background color, bold, italic, underline, strikethrough, small, h1, h2, h3, subscript, superscript, monospace)
  • syntax highlighting supporting several programming languages
  • images handling: insertion in the text, edit (resize/rotate), save as png file
  • embedded files handling: insertion in the text, save to disk
  • multi-level lists handling (bulleted, numbered, to-do and switch between them, multiline with shift+enter)
  • simple tables handling (cells with plain text), cut/copy/paste row, import/export as csv file
  • codeboxes handling: boxes of plain text (optionally with syntax highlighting) into rich text, import/export as text file
  • execution of the code for code nodes and codeboxes; the terminal and the command per syntax highlighting is configurable in the preferences dialog
  • alignment of text, images, tables and codeboxes (left/center/right/fill)
  • hyperlinks associated to text and images (links to webpages, links to nodes/nodes + anchors, links to files, links to folders)
  • spell check (using pygtkspellcheck and pyenchant)
  • intra application copy/paste: supported single images, single codeboxes, single tables and a compound selection of rich text, images, codeboxes and tables
  • cross application copy/paste (tested with libreoffice and gmail): supported single images, single codeboxes, single tables and a compound selection of rich text, images, codeboxes and tables
  • copying a list of files from the file manager and pasting in cherrytree will create a list of links to files, images are recognized and inserted in the text
  • print & save as pdf file of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • export to html of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • export to plain text of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • toc generation for a node / node and subnodes / the whole tree, based on headers h1, h2 and h3
  • find a node, find in selected node, find in selected node and subnodes, find in all nodes
  • replace in nodes names, replace in selected node, replace in selected node and subnodes, replace in all nodes
  • iteration of the latest find, iteration of the latest replace, iteration of the latest applied text formatting
  • import from html file, import from folder of html files
  • import from plain text file, import from folder of plain text files
  • import from basket, cherrytree, epim html, gnote, keepnote, keynote, knowit, mempad, notecase, rednotebook, tomboy, treepad lite, tuxcards, zim
  • export to cherrytree file of a selection / node / node and subnodes / the whole tree
  • password protection (using http://www.7-zip.org/) – NOTE: while a cherrytree password protected document is opened, an unprotected copy is extracted to a temporary folder of the filesystem; this copy is removed when you close cherrytree
  • tree nodes drag and drop
  • automatic link to web page if writing the URL
  • automatic link to node if writing node name either with no spaces and camelcase or surrounded by [[node name]]



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downloaddownload last stable version 0.99.31 (February 23rd, 2021 – changelog) :

tar.gz archive source code (GPLv3+): cherrytree_0.99.31.tar.xz
with signature cherrytree_0.99.31.tar.xz.asc and key:
terminal gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys C7BF38CE0BD442C2369AA984049128A20CE0648D
terminal gpg --verify PATH.tar.xz.asc
( NOTE: also available under github releases )

deb package ubuntu 20.04 / 20.10 packages
(giuspen PPA: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:giuspen/ppa)
https://launchpad.net/~giuspen/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+packages

rpm package Fedora 31+ see https://copr.fedorainfracloud.org/coprs/bcotton/cherrytree/

flatpak package Flatpak https://flathub.org/apps/details/com.giuspen.cherrytree

mac os homebrew Mac OS X see https://formulae.brew.sh/formula/cherrytree

7z archive microsoft windows installer: cherrytree_0.99.31.0_win64_setup.exe [old pygtk2 cherrytree_0.39.4_setup.exe]

7z archive microsoft windows portable archive: cherrytree_0.99.31.0_win64_portable.7z (look for mingw64/bin/cherrytree.exe; for portable config put config.cfg in portable folder root, beside license.txt) [old pygtk2 cherrytree_0.39.4_win32_portable.7z]

terminal
sha256sum *
57419ae90c8a3d063dd6723cc4342e5299994d49abdf5918aa4cd11e7d9fa8e4 cherrytree_0.99.31.0_win64_portable.7z
d7c3d2c4e766b54ff8f0c40c1e101ad2caab500048ea0c02bc6e52a582519172 cherrytree_0.99.31.0_win64_setup.exe
3a3c939bdac6cc1f538b21194744f35f8f1264600bc254d7e1fc6d712dd0d560 cherrytree_0.99.31.tar.xz
d0eef3acefdb4a0fa935189d847369e2570c97d3fca78d08700366f65cf1069b cherrytree_0.99.31.tar.xz.asc

gnome resides in applications–accessories–cherrytree



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downloaddownload last testing version:

nothing under testing



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plugins  source code :

the source code is version controlled with git and hosted by github.
you can get a clone of the cherrytree git repository issuing the command:

terminal git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
terminal git submodule update --init

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