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One of the neatest features of TiddlyWiki is that it is entirely self-contained in a single HTML file. It contains the actual hypertext document, and the JavaScript, CascadingStyleSheets and HTML necessary to both view and edit the document. This means that it is trivial to host a TiddlyWiki on a website, or to distribute one by email. And anyone with a reasonably recent web browser will be able to read and edit it.
MicroContent being a fashionable word for self-contained fragments of content that are typically smaller than entire pages. Often MicroContent is presented via some kind of aggregation that reduces the perceptual shock and resource cost of context switching (eg Blogs aggregating several entries onto a page or Flickr presenting photos in an album). This TiddlyWiki aggregates MicroContent items that I call 'tiddlers' into pages that are loaded in one gulp and progressively displayed as the user clicks hypertext links to read them.
When it loads, TiddlyWiki looks for the names of tiddlers to open as a space-separated list after the # in the URL. If there are no tiddlers in the URL it instead loads the tiddlers named in DefaultTiddlers, one of the SpecialTiddlers.
IsaoSonobe's TiddlyWikiPod is a nifty utility for Mac OS X that copies the content of a TiddlyWiki to an iPod where it can be read, and links followed, using the touch wheel. Isao has also added the ability to link to songs from the TiddlyWiki text which enables some interesting applications. At the moment, it only works with the older SecondVersion of TiddlyWiki. It can be found at
Putting TiddlyWiki on a USB thumb drive lets you carry around a SelfContained notebook that you can update wherever there's a reasonably modern computer, whether it's a Mac, Linux or a PC. (To be even more independent you can [[install FireFox on the drive|]] as well).
Edit this tiddler to see how to create BulletPoints\n* Like this one\n* And this one\n** And this second-level one\n* And a final one
FireFox lets you SaveChanges in TiddlyWiki, but you will see up to three dialogs asking your permission for the local file operations. You must allow all three operations for it to work properly. Note that you can select the //Remember this decision// option to avoid seeing the dialogs in future.
TiddlyWiki is published under a BSD OpenSourceLicense that gives you the freedom to use it pretty much however you want, including for commercial purposes, as long as you keep my copyright notice. I'd appreciate a link back to as well.
Released in September 2004, the [[first version|firstversion.html]] was pretty basic, weighing in at 52KB.
Released in December 2004, the [[second version|secondversion.html]] of TiddlyWiki grew 50% over the FirstVersion to 76KB. It added IncrementalSearch, the ReferencesButton, the PermaLinkButton, PermaView, CloseAll, SmoothScrolling, an ImprovedSidebar, an animation for the CloseButton and a tiny EasterEgg in homage to Macintosh OS X. It also introduced a new SiteDesign.
Because TiddlyWiki is a single HTML file, you've actually already downloaded the entire software just by viewing this site. If you want to be able to SaveChanges, you can save your own TiddlyWiki to your local drive by right clicking on [[this link|#]] and selecting 'Save link as...' or 'Save target as...'. You can choose where to save the file, and what to call it (but keep the .HTML extension).
InternetExplorer on Windows allows you to SaveChanges in TiddlyWiki. It will give you an ActiveX warning, and ask for your permission to proceed each time. It should work from version 4, but I have only extensively tested against version 6. I have found some annoying difficulties with XpServicePack2, but there's always FireFox.
A WikiWord is a word composed of a bunch of other words slammed together with each of their first letters capitalised. WikiWord notation in a conventional WikiWikiWeb is used to name individual pages while TiddlyWiki uses WikiWord titles for smaller chunks of MicroContent. Referring to a page with a WikiWord automatically creates a link to it. Clicking on a link jumps to that page or, if it doesn't exist, to an editor to create it. This ThirdVersion of TiddlyWiki also adds NonWikiWordLinks.
A Wiki is a popular way of building collaborative websites. It's based on the ideas of easy editing of pages and the use of special WikiWord notation to automagically create links between pages. See Wikipedia for [[more details|]]. TiddlyWiki is different from a conventional Wiki because it is not based on entire pages of content, but rather items of MicroContent that are referred to as 'tiddlers'.
I'm hoping that after using TiddlyWiki for a while a new WritingStyle will emerge that is appropriate for this medium. Jakob Neilsen wrote an article about [[writing styles|]] for MicroContent back in 1998 that still seems surprisingly relevant.
It's easy to make your own TiddlyWiki that you can publish yourself - see how to SaveChanges for details. If you want to change the layout or the colour scheme, you'll need some basic HTML and CSS knowledge.
Internet Explorer Windows XP SP2 seems to have a magical ability to keep track of html files that have been downloaded from the internet and saved on an NTFS drive. By storing additional data in an [[alternate data stream|]], it manages to keep them in the 'Internet Zone' regardless of attempts to rename or modify the file. But, in order to be able to SaveChanges, TiddlyWiki needs to run in the 'My Computer Zone'.\n\nThere are a couple of ways around the problem:\n* save the TiddlyWiki HTML file to a FAT drive (eg a USB thumb drive)\n* open the downloaded file with a text editor and save it again under a different name\n\nIn either case, The new file will open in 'My Computer Zone', which in turn causes Internet Explorer to put up it's information bar asking you whether you want to run it. You need to 'Allow blocked content' to let TiddlyWiki do it's stuff.\n\nThis is all a bit frustrating. An easy alternative is to use FireFox, which seems to do the trick on all platforms.
I think this feature from the SecondVersion of TiddlyWiki is quite original. It's a button in the right-hand sidebar that sets the browser address bar to a URL embodying all the currently open tiddlers in the order that they are currently shown. To use it, arrange the open tiddlers that you want, click the permaview button, copy the URL from the browser address bar, and then paste it into an email, web page or whatever.
When you type more than three characters in the search box at the upper right, any matching tiddlers are automatically displayed with the text highlighted. There's a couple of minor issues: the highlights don't get removed when you clear the search, and occasionally, on some browsers, keystrokes get missed if you type quickly so you may need to click the 'search' button to manually trigger the search.
TiddlyWiki has been used as the basis of a couple of experiments in hypertext fiction. GinaTrapani created [[Baby Dog Sitter|]] with the FirstVersion of TiddlyWiki, followed by "[[Die, Vampire! Die!|]]" from DavidVanWert.
The rules governing where a tiddler is displayed sound complicated written down. When you click on a tiddler link within another tiddler, the new one is opened immediately below the current one. If the target tiddler is already open, TiddlyWiki just uses SmoothScrolling to bring it into view. More or less the same thing happens when clicking on a tiddler link within the menu or sidebar, except that the tiddler opens at the top of the page if it is not already open.
Try holding down the alt- or shift-key while clicking on a link to a tiddler, on the 'options' button or on the CloseButton for a tiddler. Kind of a respectful homage to Mac OS X, which does something similar for many of its system animations. (On browsers like InternetExplorer that use the shift key to open a new window, it's best to use the alt-key).
RegExpSearch uses JavaScript's [[RegExp syntax|]] to allow flexible searches.
Within the main story column you can click on bold links to read a linked tiddler. Click on italic links to create a new tiddler. When you hover the mouse over a tiddler several ToolbarButtons appear. You can edit the text of any tiddler by double-clicking on it (or selecting 'edit' from the toolbar), but your changes won't get saved permanently until you make your own copy of TiddlyWiki, as described in SaveChanges.
The first and original was [[PhpTiddlyWiki|]] from PatrickCurry and GabrielJeffrey that adds a simple ServerSide in PHP with MySQL. Patrick's site allows anyone to create and edit tiddlers, and has become the de facto community site around TiddlyWiki.\n\nSome of the other adaptations include:\n* HenrikAastedSorensen's at\n* IsaoSonobe's OgreKitWiki at \n* JacquesTurbé's TidliPo, in French at\n* ChristianHauck's at\n* TonyLownds's at\n* PoulStaugaard and IvanMetalnikov's at\n\n* There's also KevemBuangga's TiddlyWikiClone at (caution: on Safari, it seems to get locked up with error alerts)
This is the ThirdVersion of TiddlyWiki, released in April 2005. The SecondVersion was released in December 2004, and before that the FirstVersion in September 2004.\n\nSee the RevisionHistory for details of minor changes and bug-fixes since the ThirdVersion.
The format for PrettyLinks allows for links that open local or network folders. Depending on your browser and operating system, the folders are opened in Windows Explorer, the OS X Finder, or the browser itself.\n\nEdit this tiddler to see [[this link to a Windows network share|file://server/share/folder/path/name]], [[this link to a Windows drive-mapped folder|file:///c:/folder/path/name]] and [[this link to a Unix-style folder|file:///folder/path/name]].
InterfaceOptions are displayed when you click the 'options' button on the right. They are saved in a cookie on your browser, making them sticky between visits. RegExpSearch allows more complex search expressions; CaseSensitiveSearch does as it's name implies. The user name for edits should be set //before// starting to edit things (ouch. another bug).
''Bold''\n==Strike==\n__Underline__\n//Italic//\n2^^3^^=8\na~~ij~~ = -a~~ji~~\n@@highlight@@\n@@color(green):green colored@@\n@@bgcolor(#ff0000):color(#ffffff):red colored@@
JeremyRuston said:\n<<<\nA TiddlyWiki is like a blog because it's divided up into neat little chunks, but it encourages you to read it by hyperlinking rather than sequentially: if you like, a non-linear blog analogue that binds the individual microcontent items into a cohesive whole. I think that TiddlyWiki represents a novel medium for writing, and will promote it's own distinctive WritingStyle. This is the first version of TiddlyWiki and so, as discussed in TiddlyWikiDev, it's bound to be FullOfBugs, have many MissingFeatures and fail to meet all of the DesignGoals. And of course there's NoWarranty, and it might be judged a StupidName.\n<<<\n\n>level 1\n>level 1\n>>level 2\n>>level 2\n>>>level 3\n>>>level 3\n>>level 2\n>level 1\n
Edit this to see how to create Headers\n\n!Header 1\n!!Header 2\n!!!Header 3\n!!!!Header 4\n!!!!!Header 5\n
all your tasks are belong to you
TiddlyWiki uses several special tiddlers to hold the text used for the MainMenu, the SiteTitle and the SiteSubtitle. DefaultTiddlers is used to store the titles of the tiddlers that are shown at startup. SaveChanges is automatically displayed if there's a problem with saving. Any of them can be edited with the changes taking effect immediately.
Edit this tiddler to see how to insert images.\n[img[]]
This ThirdVersion of TiddlyWiki adds:\n* the ability to easily SaveChanges on FireFox and InternetExplorer\n* a new liquid CSS layout that fills the width of the browser window\n* InterfaceOptions revealed by clicking the new 'options' button on the right\n* some BugFixes\n* KeyboardShortcuts so you can finish editing a tiddler with Control-Enter or abandon it with Escape\n* a more flexible OpenSourceLicense\n* a bunch of features from IsaoSonobe's [[adaptation|]] of TiddlyWiki including ExtendedFormatting, NonWikiWordLinks, PrettyLinks, [[Headings]], BulletPoints, NumberedLists, HtmlTables, BlockQuotes, HorizontalRules and...\n* ...EmbeddedImages:\n[img[]]
*sample:\n|!th1111111111|!th2222222222|\n|>| colspan |\n| rowspan |left|\n|~| right|\n|bgcolor(#a0ffa0):colored| center |\n|caption|c\n*another sample: see PeriodicTable.\n
AKA: "Personal Analog Assistant"\n\nA fun term for running your GTD lists from index cards. See [[43Folders|]] for the full rundown (be sure to check the trackbacks. Also check out [[Adam Gurno's|]] ideas for printing your own special cards.
This ThirdVersion of TiddlyWiki fixes a problem with line breaks within tiddlers under InternetExplorer. It also tries to avoid closing tiddlers while they are being edited. There's a bunch of smaller BugFixes as well, but they are somewhat balanced by the KnownBugs.
|Standard Periodic Table (ref. Wikipedia)|c\n|| !1 | !2 |!| !3 | !4 | !5 | !6 | !7 | !8 | !9 | !10 | !11 | !12 | !13 | !14 | !15 | !16 | !17 | !18 |\n|!1|bgcolor(#a0ffa0): @@color(red):H@@ |>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>||bgcolor(#c0ffff): @@color(red):He@@ |\n|!2|bgcolor(#ff6666): Li |bgcolor(#ffdead): Be |>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>||bgcolor(#cccc99): B |bgcolor(#a0ffa0): C |bgcolor(#a0ffa0): @@color(red):N@@ |bgcolor(#a0ffa0): @@color(red):O@@ |bgcolor(#ffff99): @@color(red):F@@ |bgcolor(#c0ffff): @@color(red):Ne@@ |\n|!3|bgcolor(#ff6666): Na |bgcolor(#ffdead): Mg |>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>|>||bgcolor(#cccccc): Al |bgcolor(#cccc99): Si |bgcolor(#a0ffa0): P |bgcolor(#a0ffa0): S |bgcolor(#ffff99): @@color(red):Cl@@ |bgcolor(#c0ffff): @@color(red):Ar@@ |\n|!4|bgcolor(#ff6666): K |bgcolor(#ffdead): Ca ||bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Sc |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Ti |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): V |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Cr |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Mn |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Fe |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Co |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Ni |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Cu |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Zn |bgcolor(#cccccc): Ga |bgcolor(#cccc99): Ge |bgcolor(#cccc99): As |bgcolor(#a0ffa0): Se |bgcolor(#ffff99): @@color(green):Br@@ |bgcolor(#c0ffff): @@color(red):Kr@@ |\n|!5|bgcolor(#ff6666): Rb |bgcolor(#ffdead): Sr ||bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Y |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Zr |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Nb |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Mo |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Tc |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Ru |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Rh |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Pd |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Ag |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Cd |bgcolor(#cccccc): In |bgcolor(#cccccc): Sn |bgcolor(#cccc99): Sb |bgcolor(#cccc99): Te |bgcolor(#ffff99): I |bgcolor(#c0ffff): @@color(red):Xe@@ |\n|!6|bgcolor(#ff6666): Cs |bgcolor(#ffdead): Ba |bgcolor(#ffbfff):^^*1^^|bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Lu |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Hf |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Ta |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): W |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Re |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Os |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Ir |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Pt |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Au |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): @@color(green):Hg@@ |bgcolor(#cccccc): Tl |bgcolor(#cccccc): Pb |bgcolor(#cccccc): Bi |bgcolor(#cccc99): Po |bgcolor(#ffff99): At |bgcolor(#c0ffff): @@color(red):Rn@@ |\n|!7|bgcolor(#ff6666): Fr |bgcolor(#ffdead): Ra |bgcolor(#ff99cc):^^*2^^|bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Lr |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Rf |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Db |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Sq |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Bh |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Hs |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Mt |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Ds |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Rg |bgcolor(#ffc0c0): @@color(green):Uub@@ |bgcolor(#cccccc): Uut |bgcolor(#cccccc): Uuq |bgcolor(#cccccc): Uup |bgcolor(#cccccc): Uuh |bgcolor(#fcfecc): @@color(#cccccc):Uus@@ |bgcolor(#ecfefc): @@color(#cccccc):Uuo@@ |\n\n| !Lanthanides^^*1^^|bgcolor(#ffbfff): La |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Ce |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Pr |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Nd |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Pm |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Sm |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Eu |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Gd |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Tb |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Dy |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Ho |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Er |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Tm |bgcolor(#ffbfff): Yb |\n| !Actinides^^*2^^|bgcolor(#ff99cc): Ac |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Th |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Pa |bgcolor(#ff99cc): U |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Np |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Pu |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Am |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Cm |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Bk |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Cf |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Es |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Fm |bgcolor(#ff99cc): Md |bgcolor(#ff99cc): No |\n\n*Chemical Series of the Periodic Table\n**@@bgcolor(#ff6666): Alkali metals@@\n**@@bgcolor(#ffdead): Alkaline earth metals@@\n**@@bgcolor(#ffbfff): Lanthanides@@\n**@@bgcolor(#ff99cc): Actinides@@\n**@@bgcolor(#ffc0c0): Transition metals@@\n**@@bgcolor(#cccccc): Poor metals@@\n**@@bgcolor(#cccc99): Metalloids@@\n**@@bgcolor(#a0ffa0): Nonmetals@@\n**@@bgcolor(#ffff99): Halogens@@\n**@@bgcolor(#c0ffff): Noble gases@@\n\n*State at standard temperature and pressure\n**those in @@color(red):red@@ are gases\n**those in @@color(green):green@@ are liquids\n**those in black are solids
You can email the creator of TiddlyWiki at jeremy (at) osmosoft (dot) com.
If you rename a Tiddler and it lives in MainMenu or DefaultTiddlers, you'll need to update those SpecialTiddlers manually.
The creator of TiddlyWiki and a technologist based in London. He does consultancy work through his company [[Osmosoft|]], as well as pursuing some independent projects like TiddlyWiki.
TiddlyWiki uses Wiki style markup, a way of lightly "tagging" plain text so it can be transformed into HTML. Edit this Tiddler to see samples.\n\n! Header Samples\n!Header 1\n!!Header 2\n!!!Header 3\n!!!!Header 4\n!!!!!Header 5\n\n! Unordered Lists:\n* Lists are where it's at\n* Just use an asterisk and you're set\n** To nest lists just add more asterisks...\n*** this\n* The circle makes a great bullet because once you've printed a list you can mark off completed items\n* You can also nest mixed list types\n## Like this\n\n! Ordered Lists\n# Ordered lists are pretty neat too\n# If you're handy with HTML and CSS you could customize the [[numbering scheme|]]\n## To nest, just add more octothorpes (pound signs)...\n### Like this\n* You can also\n** Mix list types\n*** like this\n# Pretty neat don't you think?\n\n! Tiddler links\nTo create a Tiddler link, just use mixed-case WikiWord, or use [[brackets]] for NonWikiWordLinks. This is how the GTD style [[@Action]] lists are created. \n\nNote that existing Tiddlers are in bold and empty Tiddlers are in italics. See CreatingTiddlers for details.\n\n! External Links\nYou can link to [[external sites|]] with brackets. You can also LinkToFolders on your machine or network shares.\n\n! Images\nEdit this tiddler to see how it's done.\n[img[]]\n\n!Tables\n|!th1111111111|!th2222222222|\n|>| colspan |\n| rowspan |left|\n|~| right|\n|colored| center |\n|caption|c\n\nFor a complex table example, see PeriodicTable.\n\n! Horizontal Rules\nYou can divide a tiddler into\n----\nsections by typing four dashes on a line by themselves.\n\n! Blockquotes\n<<<\nThis is how you do an extended, wrapped blockquote so you don't have to put angle quotes on every line.\n<<<\n>level 1\n>level 1\n>>level 2\n>>level 2\n>>>level 3\n>>>level 3\n>>level 2\n>level 1\n\n! Other Formatting\n''Bold''\n==Strike==\n__Underline__\n//Italic//\nSuperscript: 2^^3^^=8\nSubscript: a~~ij~~ = -a~~ji~~\n@@highlight@@ Unfortunately highlighting is broken right now.\n@@color(green):green colored@@\n@@bgcolor(#ff0000):color(#ffffff):red colored@@ Hex colors are also broken right now.\n
"Tiddlers" are the building blocks of TiddlyWiki. Each "entry" or "post" is a Tiddler. There are also SpecialTiddlers that control the MainMenu, SiteTitle, SiteSubtitle, and list of DefaultTiddlers that display on start up.
!Bill\n* Go over TPS reports\n\n!Milton \n* Get Back Stapler
! Digital Organization\n* Look into getting a big magnet\n\n! Organization\n* Get archival boxes for old letters and manuals\n* Plan closet organization\n* Plan office closet organization\n* set up auto billing for credit cards\n\n! Gadgets, Hardware\n* Research Swingline staplers
* Compile list of favorite fonts starting with comic sans\n* Run defrag\n* Read memo about TPS reports\n
! Office supplies:\n* 2 Big Mouse Pads\n* Zip ties (black)\n* USB hub\n\n! General:\n* Mail outbox letters at post office\n* Pick up dry cleaning
* Learn more PHP\n* Figure out TPS reports\n* Play with Knoppix
* For code from Samir\n* Email from Bill about TPS reports\n* Milton to turn off the radio
* Organize Firefox Bookmarks\n* Remove door from hinges\n* The fax machine DIES AT DUSK!
! Products\n* Look at new home office furniture\n* Look into alternative phone plans \n\n! Movies to see\n* Aliens of the deep\n\n! Music to buy\n* Saint Ettiene (good humor, 2 disc set with "fairfax high")\n* Michael Bolton's greatest hits\n* Cinerama\n\n!! Current Heavy rotation\n* Interpol\n* Franz Ferdinand\n* Killers\n* Postal Service\n\n! Books\n* Check amazon wish list\n\n! Leisure\n* Go Fishing\n\n! Health/Exercise/Food\n* Call gym for yoga class times
[[About GTD TiddlyWiki]]
See [[About GTD TiddlyWiki]].
There's now an option under InterfaceOptions to allow TiddlyWiki's animation effects to be turned off.
Getting Things Done is a simple and effective personal productivity method by David Allen. You can [[get the book from Amazon|]].\n\nAlso check out the GTD community at the 43Folders [[website|]], [[wiki|]], and [[newsgroup|]].\n\n----\n"Getting Things Done" is © David Allen at [[Davidco|]]. Davidco has no affiliation with TiddlyWiki or GTDTiddlyWiki.
Enter Tiddler edit mode and click "delete" \n\nIf you delete a Tiddler that lives in MainMenu or DefaultTiddlers, you'll need to manually remove them from those SpecialTiddlers.\n\nSee also: RenameTiddlers
* Email Michael for another copy of TPS report memo.\n* Call Bobs to set up performance review.
* Learn to make sushi\n* Alaska trip
! Open Projects\n* Complete TPS reports\n* Ensure y2k compliance\n* Maintain quiet dignity\n\n! Done\n* Plan TPS project
[[@Agenda]] [[@Calls and Emails]] [[@Cleaning-Organizing]] [[@Computer]] [[@Groceries]] [[@Research]] [[@Shopping-Errands]] [[@Skills]] [[@Someday Maybe]] [[@Waiting]] [[@Work]] [[PROJECT LIST]]\nFormattingInstructions DefaultTiddlers CreateNewTiddler MainMenu
! Preferred Method\n# Create new Tiddlers directly in the MainMenu by typing them in the MainMenu Tiddler.\n\n! Method 2\n# Click CreateNewTiddler in the MainMenu.\n# Edit the title and content to create.\n\n! Method 3\n# Enter a mixed-case WikiWord (or double square brackets for NonWikiWordLinks) into an existing Tiddler.\n# Click on the new italicized "empty" Tiddler to edit.\n# When you are done editing, the Tiddler is created.
A TiddlyWiki is like a blog because it's divided up into neat little chunks, but it encourages you to read it by hyperlinking rather than sequentially: if you like, a non-linear blog analogue that binds the individual microcontent items into a cohesive whole. I think that TiddlyWiki represents a novel medium for writing, and will promote it's own distinctive WritingStyle. This is the ThirdVersion of TiddlyWiki, which adds several NewFeatures. There are also several TiddlyWikiAdaptations by other developers based on earlier versions.\n\nThe original TiddlyWiki is [[here|]].
* All your action lists live in one HTML file, ideal for portability and simplicity.\n* [[Print3x5]] cards for your HipsterPDA right from your browser.\n* Runs locally, no network connection needed.\n* Built with HTML, CSS, and Javascript, so it's easy to modify.\n* Really good incremental and regular expression search.\n* Your updates are date and name stamped (hover over the Timeline entries).\n* Your most recent version is automatically backed up when you SaveChanges (You can edit the Javascript to do incremental time-stamped backups. See the RevisionHistory for details).\n* Presumably, TiddlyWiki could run on a capable handheld device, but this is untested.
Super-duper thanks to JeremyRuston for creating such a great Open Source project.\n \nThanks to Merlin Mann of 43Folders for his work evangelizing and expanding GTD and other life hacks.\n \nThanks to David Allen and Davidco. for coming up with such an elegant and powerful system for dealing with modern life.\n\nFinally, thanks to everyone who made comments and reported bugs.\n\nJeremy's original thank you follows:\n----\nThank you to everybody who has helped me with support and suggestions for TiddlyWiki, but especially IsaoSonobe for his cunning regular expression code, and to my friend RebeccaWelby for the SiteDesign.
! Trader Joes\n* Goat Milk Yogurt\n* Cereal\n\n! Whole Foods\n* Sausage\n* Buns\n\n! Ralphs\n* Toilet Paper\n* Spinach
You can SaveChanges if you're using FireFox or InternetExplorer:\n# if you're using Windows XP you might run into ServicePack2Problems\n# right click on [[this link|#]] and select 'Save link as...' or 'Save target as...'\n** choose where to save the file, and what to call it (but keep the .HTML extension)\n# open the newly downloaded file in your browser\n# click the 'options' button to set your username\n# edit, create and delete the tiddlers you want\n** you can change the SpecialTiddlers to change the SiteTitle and MainMenu etc.\n# Every time you click "done" or press [ctrl+enter] after editing a Tiddler, your changes are saved and a backup of the last saved state is created.\n
"How do I run this on a server?" is the number one question people ask. \n\nThe answer is "You can't, and it's a feature, not a bug." \n\nThe idea behind TiddlyWiki is that you can update it from any device with a capable browser, whether you are connected or not. It's personal, not collaborative, though you could upload your version to your server if you wanted people to see your lists (PermaView is good for this).\n\nThe good news is that there are online versions of TiddlyWiki that you can find at [[Jeremy's site|]], and if you like the things I've done with GTDTiddlyWiki you could merge my version into other TiddlyWiki implementations.
When GTDTiddlyWiki is updated with enhancements and fixes, here's how to upgrade while keeping your data.\n\n* Just to be safe, create a backup of your current file and archive it somewhere.\n\nOkay then:\n* Open your TiddlyWiki file (say it's called "mystuff.html") in a browser.\n* Without closing that page, right-click on [[this link|#]], select 'Save target' or 'Save link' and save it as "mystuff.html", replacing your existing file\n* Now go back to the previously opened copy of "mystuff.html" in your browser and SaveChanges by editing a Tiddler (you don't have to actually change any text, just click "done"). It will inherit the newly saved code\n* Refresh the page in the browser to verify that the upgrade has worked
The GTD Tiddly Wiki has been designed to print "HipsterPDA" 3x5 index cards. All you have to do is use your browser's "Print" button or shortcut key.\n\n!Print Features:\n* Print directly to 3x5 from your browser. There is no "printer friendly" link.\n* Pagination: Each Tiddler (or GTD list) will print on it's own sheet. You could have all your lists open and print them all at once.\n* If you know any CSS, you can completely customize the print output.\n* List bullets are circles to help you mark off completed tasks in your HipsterPDA.\n\n[img[]]\n\n!How to edit the print style for other paper sizes or to increase the font:\n# Be handy with a plain text editor\n# Find the following source code (it's around line 2565)\n<<<\nbody {\n background: #fff;\n color: #000;\n width: 2.5in;\n height: 4.7in;\n font-size: 6.2pt;\n font-family: "Lucida Grande", "Bitstream Vera Sans", Helvetica, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif;\n}\n<<<\n# Change the font size and family to your heart's content.\n# Remove or change the width and height rules to suit your media.\n# You might need to experiment since printers and platforms vary so much.\n\n!KnownBugs with print:\n* Firefox/Mac has no "page properties" interface for removing the page URL, page numbers, etc... from printed pages. This is pretty lame. Try entering about:config in Firefox's URL bar and look for "print" to configure it the hard way.\n* WIN/IE 6 inserts one blank page because it does not recognize the :first-child CSS psuedo element.\n* You'll probably need to tweak your browser print settings to remove the page URL, pagination, timestamp, and ensure that the output is sized and paged correctly.\n* Your mileage may vary because of platform, font, browser, and printer differences. If you find something that's broken or needs help, visit the GoogleGroup.
This is a list of enhancements I'm thinking about. If you have any suggestions or want to help, visit the GoogleGroup.\n\n* CSS font sizing widget in options pane.\n* Switch between printing to 3x5 and 8.5x11 paper.\n* Safari compatability (not sure if it's possible)\n* Possible integration of [[FCK Editor|]] Javascript rich text editor (not sure about this, I really like the speed and ease of wiki Markdown.
Nathan is a web developer based in Los Angeles. His website is [[|]]. Have questions, comments, or suggestions? Visit the GoogleGroup.
Welcome to the GTDTiddlyWiki, an experimental MicroContent WikiWikiWeb originally built by JeremyRuston and adapted for GTD use by NathanBowers. It's written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript to run on any modern browser without needing any ServerSide logic. It allows anyone to create personal SelfContained hypertext documents that can be posted to any web server, sent by email or kept on a USB thumb drive to make a WikiOnAStick.
TiddlyWiki is a spare time project that I'm making available under an OpenSourceLicense. Accordingly, there's no warranty on it, and you can only use it at your own risk. To report bugs go to the GoogleGroup.
Questions? Comments? Bugs? Please use the GTD Tiddly Wiki GoogleGroup. It's the best way to get a response and you'll have more eyes on your issue.\n\nMy email is [wiki (at) snapgrid (dot) com] or my [[mail form|]]. Due to the popularity of this app I can't reply to everyone, though I do read all emails.\n\nTo contact the original creator of TiddlyWiki, EmailJeremy.
Visit the [[Google Group|]] to report bugs, annoyances, ask questions, offer help, or sound off.
I found the [[Aardvark Firefox extension|]] indispensible in developing GTDTiddlyWiki. Browser view-source doesn't work on TiddlyWiki, so I use Aardvark to "see" the page structure.
* Double click on a Tidder entry to edit it.\n* [Control + Enter] accepts your changes and switches out of editing mode\n* [Escape] abandons your changes and reverts the tiddler to it's previous state
A row of ToolbarButtons appears to the right of a tiddler title when the mouse is hovered over it. The buttons are:\n* ''close'' - close the current tiddler\n* ''edit'' - edit the current tiddler\n* ''permalink'' - puts a link direct to the current tiddler into the address bar\n* ''references'' - displays all the tiddlers that link to the current tiddler\n* ''done'' - save all changes and create a backup\n* ''cancel'' - cancel changes to a tiddler being edited\n* ''delete'' - delete the current tiddler
!Supported\n* Firefox\n* Win IE 6 (caveat: see KnownBugs)\n* Camino (I haven't verified this)\n\n!Non Supported\n* Safari: Saving doesn't work in Safari, which renders TiddlyWiki useless. If anyone knows of a work around, report it at the GoogleGroup.\n* Opera: I've gotten mixed reports.
GTD Tiddly Wiki is a GettingThingsDone adaptation by NathanBowers of JeremyRuston's Open Source TiddlyWiki. The purpose of GTD Tiddly Wiki is to give users a single repository for their GTD lists and support materials so they can create/edit lists, and then print directly to 3x5 cards for use with the HipsterPDA.\n\n!Features Include:\n* Free and Open Source.\n* Easy to update.\n* Prints directly to 3x5.\n* Searchable.\n* Exists as a single, portable, cross platform file.\n* It runs on your computer, so you can make changes when you're not online. It's not a ServerSide thing.\n\n!Get started:\nStart by saving GTDTiddlyWiki to your computer (right click on [[this link|#]] and select 'Save link as...' or 'Save target as...' See SaveChanges for details).\n \nYou can edit entries, or "Tidders", by clicking "edit" or double clicking anywhere on the Tiddler. When you click "done" or press [ctrl+enter] your changes are saved.\n\nThere are some pre-populated action lists in the MainMenu on the left. If you want to start with a blank slate, here is an [[empty template|empty.html]].\n\n!!More information:\n*SupportedBrowsers\n*KeyFeatures\n*KeyboardShortcuts\n*[[Print3x5]]\n*FormattingInstructions (create lists, headings, and other formatting)\n*AboutTiddlers\n*CreateTiddlers\n*DeleteTiddlers\n* PermaView\n*KnownBugs\n*FutureEnhancements\n* HowToUpgrade\n* ServerSide version.\n*Jeremy's original HelloThere.\n\nThanks to JeremyRuston for creating such a great Open Source project!\n----\nTiddlyWiki and GTD Tiddly Wiki are published under an OpenSourceLicense and carry NoWarranty.\n\nCurrent Version: 1.0.2 released May 13, 2005 | RevisionHistory
GTDTiddlyWiki will incorporate [[fixes|]] from the official TiddlyWiki as appropriate. If you'd like to contribute to development, go the GoogleGroup.\n\nTo see my changes to Javascript, search the source code for "Nathan Edit".\n\n! version 1.0.2 May 13th 2005\n# When "done" button or CRTL+ENTER is pressed to make changes to a Tiddler, entire wiki is saved and a backup is created. This should prevent accidental data loss. (Thanks to Ron, Jamie, and Terminus in the [[group|]])\n# Removed "Save Successful" confirmation dialog.\n# Removed big happy "Save" button (and died a little inside) ;) to avoid user ambiguity about saving. Also removed [alt+s] save.\n# Added Camino compatability ([[Thanks Schlafer|]])\n# Added DevelopmentTips\n\n! version 1.0.1 May 10th 2005\n# Added TiddlyWiki fixes from original version 1.2.6\n\n! version 1.0.0 May 9th, 2005\n# Added print style sheet\n# Overhaul of CSS layout\n# Added alt + s quicksave with a simple accesskey attribute.\n# Changed sidebar "Timeline" and "All" to remove BR tags and extra Spaces. Check the javascript functions refreshTabTimeline() and refreshTabAll()\n# Changed incremental date stamped "backup on save" to a single backup file. See the saveChanges() javscript function in this page's source to re-enable datestamped backup.
!Bugs\n* "Highlighted" and Hexidecimal colored text formatting is broken\n* When printing WIN/IE 6 inserts one blank page because it does not recognize the :first-child CSS psuedo element.\n* WIN/IE 6 messes up list items when you edit a Tiddler with multiple headings.\n\n!Annoyances\n* You have to do alot to customize your browser print settings to remove the page URL, pagination, timestamp, and ensure that the output is sized and paged correctly.\n* Firefox/Mac has no "page properties" interface for removing the page URL, page numbers, etc... from printed pages. This is pretty lame. Try entering about:config in Firefox's URL bar and look for "print" to configure it the hard way. Ask the Firefox development team to fix this.\n\n!Help out\n* If you you encounter new bugs, can help fix bugs, or can help make this usable in Safari, Opera, or handhelds, go to the GoogleGroup. Thanks!