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How to build Tag Cloud

TreeDBNotes build Tag Cloud (is a visual depiction of user-generated tags, or simply the word content) from the folder keywords. If you click on a keyword that the program will show all notes with that keyword.

What is Tag Cloud

A tag cloud (or weighted list in visual design) is a visual depiction of user-generated tags, or simply the word content of a site, typically used to describe the content of web sites. Tags are usually single words and are normally listed alphabetically, and the importance of each tag is shown with font size or color. Thus, it is possible to find a tag alphabetically and by popularity. The tags are usually hyperlinks that lead to a collection of items that are associated with a tag. Sometimes, further visual properties are manipulated, such as the font color, intensity, or weight. (from Wikipedia).

You can view Tag Cloud from folders panel: Tag Cloud Tab:

TreeDBNotes Tag Cloud Tabs


Keywords are the words that are used to reveal the internal structure of an author's reasoning. While they are used primarily for rhetoric, they are also used in a strictly grammatical sense for structural composition, reasoning, and comprehension. Indeed, they are an essential part of any language.

There are many different types of keyword categories including: Conclusion, Continuation, Contrast, Emphasis, Evidence, Illustration and Sequence. Each category serves its own function, as do the keywords inside of a given category.  (from Wikipedia).

How to edit keywords:

1) Folders Properties (Folder - mouse Right-Click: Properties)

2) Folder Properties (Main menu: Folders/Properties)

Folder Properties dialog (Ctrl+F10):

TreeDBNotes folder properties - keywords

3) Edit Keywords (Folder Right-Click)

4) Edit Keywords (Main menu: Folders/Edit Keywords)


Edit Keywords dialog (Shift+Ctrl+K):

Keywords list - treeDBNotes



You can prepare all necessary keywords via Keywords Manager (Main menu: Tools/Keywords manager).

Keywords manager TreeDBNotes

Default Keyboard shortcuts for Keywords and Tags Cloud:

  • Folder Properties - Ctrl+F10
  • Folder Keywords - Shift+Ctrl+K

How to change default Hotkeys:

 Main menu: View/customize... [Shortcuts]

TreeDBNotes Tag Cloud examples:

   TagCloud - example 1   Tag Cloud Example 2