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Notepad in a browser (type this in the URL bar)

Terminal - Notepad in a browser (type this in the URL bar)
data:text/html, <html contenteditable>
2013-04-10 19:28:22
User: dtlp747
Notepad in a browser (type this in the URL bar)

It doesn't save your notes, but it's great for jotting something down quickly.


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives

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not a shell command .. downvote.

Comment by dezza 148 weeks ago
Comment by j0rg3 148 weeks ago

Agreed; not a shell command -- but I still like it as being handy.

Comment by j0rg3 148 weeks ago

Even though not a shell command, it will come very handy. I've been looking for such a feature for a long time. Upvoted !

Comment by erix 147 weeks and 6 days ago

Not a shell command, but hey that's pretty cool. Upvoted!

Comment by Strawp 147 weeks and 5 days ago

yes, it's handy, but how does it work ?

Comment by pheigenbaum 147 weeks and 2 days ago

I must agree. As cool as this is, it's not a "command line" command. Downvote as a result.

Comment by atoponce 147 weeks and 2 days ago


For running this command you have to turn on js running on the address bar (it's off by default, at least in Firefox). And that's a security risk.

Comment by lunixfu 144 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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