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Friday 15 December 2017

MarsNote Help


Here are some FAQs with text tutorials to help you use MarsNote.

Report a bug/request a new feature on our public issue tracker here



General
What is MarsNote?
MarsNote is an easy to use, lightweight note-taking application. Featuring rich text formatting of notes and a modern user interface, MarsNote is perfect for individuals who need to organise their notes efficiently.

How do I get MarsNote?

To download MarsNote:
  1. Head over to the MarsNote webpage and press the 'Download Now' button.
  2. Click any run buttons that may pop up.
  3. Press the install button on the window titled 'Application Install' when it appears.
  4. Wait for the install to complete.
  5. Press run one last time on the window titled 'Open File' when it appears.
  6. MarsNote is now installed.

What do I need to use MarsNote?
System requirements can be found in the System Requirements section of the MarsNote web page here.

What platform does MarsNote run on?
MarsNote currently only runs on Microsoft Windows 7 and newer operating systems.

Is MarsNote safe?
Absolutely. When you download MarsNote you can be sure that no personal data will leave your computer. You do not have to give MarsNote administrative privileges and it never downloads files.

Do I need an internet connection?
The only time you need an internet connection is when you install MarsNote. After this, no internet connection is required, however this will prevent updates from being accessible.

How do I update MarsNote?
MarsNote will automatically update on launch whenever there is an update available and you are connected to the internet.

NOTE: Notes and settings will not be removed during any update processes as they are stored in a separate location.


How do I uninstall MarsNote?
Before you uninstall MarsNote; if you need help, simply contact us via live chat or email and we are always happy to help.
If you still wish to uninstall MarsNote, follow these steps:
  1. Head over to control panel by pressing +R and typing "Control Panel" (without quotations).
  2. Click on "Programs and Features" and then "Uninstall a program".
  3. Find MarsNote in the list of programs, select it and press "Uninstall/Change" at the top.
  4. A window titled "MarsNote Maintenance" will appear.
  5. Select "Remove the application from this computer" and hit OK.
  6. MarsNote is now uninstalled from your PC. Some files, for example settings, will remain on your PC and can be deleted manually.

NOTE: Notes and settings will not be removed during the uninstall process as they are stored in a separate location. This allows you to reinstall MarsNote and resume with your previous data.



Profiles
What is a profile?
Profiles are the first way you can separate notes. For example you could have a profile for all personal notes, and another for work notes. Each profile has a collection of folders which can each contain notes.

How do I create a profile?
Start by pressing the 'profiles' button on the top right of the Main Window to open up the profiles flyout. Next, press the 'add' button, enter the name of the new profile and press 'create'.

How do I delete a profile?
Start by pressing the 'profiles' button on the top right of the Main Window to open up the profiles flyout. Next, select the profile you wish to delete from the list of profiles and press the 'delete' button, type the confirmation text and press 'delete'.

How do I rename a profile?
Start by pressing the 'profiles' button on the top right of the Main Window to open up the profiles flyout. Next, select the profile you wish to rename from the list of profiles and press the 'rename' button, enter the new name of the profile and press 'rename'.

How do I switch between profiles?
Start by pressing the 'profiles' button on the top right of the Main Window to open up the profiles flyout. Then select the profile you wish to switch to from the list of profiles.


Folders
What is a folder?
Folders are the way to organise notes inside each profile. Each folder has a collection of notes.

How do I create a folder?
Start by pressing the plus button at the bottom of the folders pane, then enter the name of the new folder and press 'create'.

How do I delete a folder?
Hover your mouse over the folder you wish to delete from the list of folders and press the trash can icon, then press 'delete'.

How do I rename a folder?
Hover your mouse over the folder you wish to rename from the list of folders and press the pencil icon, enter the new name of the folder and press 'rename'.


Notes
What is a note?
Notes are individual items with the ability to have a title, description, colour and content. Notes can be pinned to allow easy access, as pinned notes are always located at the top of the notes list when you open the app.

How do I create a note?
Press the plus button at the bottom of the notes pane, a new note will be added to the list which can then be edited.

How do I delete a note?
Select the note that you wish to delete from the list of notes and press the trash can icon at the bottom of the editor pane, then press 'delete'.

How do I rename a note?
Select the note that you wish to rename from the list of notes and edit the name at the top of the editor pane.

How do I change the colour of a note?
Select the note that you wish to modify from the list of notes and edit the colour from the dropdown at the top of the editor pane.

How do I change the description of a note?
Select the note that you wish to modify from the list of notes and edit the description at the top of the editor pane.

If these tutorials didn't help you then contact us via live chat in the bottom left. If we are not online then send us a message or email us and we will try to get back to you as quick as we can.

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