Collect your thoughts and notes without leaving the command line.
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jrnlis a simple journal application for the command line.
Its goal is to facilitate the rapid creation and viewing of journal entries. It is flexible enough to support different use cases and organization strategies. It is powerful enough to search through thousands of entries and display, or "filter," only the entries you want to see.
jrnlincludes support for 128-bit AES encryption using cryptography.Fernet.
To make a new entry, just enter
jrnl yesterday: Called in sick. Used the time to clean the house and write my book.
yesterday:is interpreted by
jrnlas a timestamp. Everything until the first sentence ending (either
!) is interpreted as the title, and the rest as the body. In your journal file, the result will look like this:
[2012-03-29 09:00] Called in sick. Used the time to clean the house and write my book.
jrnlwithout any arguments launches an external editor where you can write your entry.
jrnlwill generate a time stamp for the entry after you save and close the editor window.
For more information, please read the documentation.
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jrnlbetter, please see our contributing documentation.
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