NoteTaker! v0.1

For all those people who wanted a way to takes notes while they were on the net, presents: NoteTaker!

With NoteTaker! you simply select the text you want to keep, choose "Take Note" from the context menu and your useful snippets are stored for posterity--complete with source URL and date stamp!

  • Mozilla 0.9.9  (other versions may work)
  • The JSLib library from
  • The NoteTaker! installer from (Right click and choose "Save Link As..." &  make sure the file name is notetaker.xpi)
  1. Install JSLib file jslib_current_static.xpi
  2. Install the notetaker.xpi
  3. Restart your browser

How to Use
  • A new item "Take Note" will now appear in your context menu when you have text in the browser window selected.
  • The first time you choose to "Take Note" you will be asked for a location to save your notes.
  • When the item is saved a confirmation will display in the status bar.
  • And here's the results ...
  • This software has not been widely tested AND YOU USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK!
  • This software is licensed under the MPL/GPL/LGPL tri-license for more details visit
  • This only works under the browser and not mail or news at present.
  • I have used this successfully under Mozilla 0.9.9 on Linux, YMMV.
  • I've had feedback that NoteTaker! also works with Windows 95/98 and Mozilla 1.0 Release Candidate 2.
  • I'm keen to hear if you have success with NoteTaker! on other platforms, either way please let me know.
  • Thanks go out the JSlib crew & all at thanks for making the learning easier!
  • To those on netscape.public.mozilla.wishlist sometimes you get what you ask for.

Please note this tool is only available for Mozilla based browsers.

[Notes on extending Mozilla with XUL/JavaScript ]


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