Lesser Pad

Lesser Pad


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Lesser Pad is the "Simply" memo pad. Data is saved as a text file on SD card, you do not need to be conscious of file name. Lesser Pad design philosophy derived from the old Palm OS Memo Pad. Lesser Pad is not a lesser panda, sorry.

Android 1.6 or higher, with inserted SD card or built-in external storage area is mandatory.

###File List
When you launch the Lesser Pad, a list of text files in the "Default Folder" is displayed.

* When you tap the spinner on the top right corner of the screen (on the ActionBar in Honeycomb or higher), you can select "other folders in the same level as the default folder".
* Tap a file name, open the editor screen.
* Hold a file name, can open the file in other apps.
* When you press the "New" button at the bottom left of the screen (on the ActionBar in Honeycomb or higher), can create a new text file.
* Press "Edit Folders..." on the ActionBar or menu, "Edit Folders" screen is displayed.
* Press "Settings ..." on the menu or ActionBar, open the Settings screen.

###Editor Screen

* Tap the spinner in the upper right corner of the screen(on the ActionBar in Honeycomb or higher), if you select a other folder, move to that folder the current file.
* Can be "search by passed to other apps", "copy", "cut", for selected text in the edit field.
* Can be shared with other apps of the text in edit field.
* Open the dialog from ActionBar or menu, you can check modified date and the number of characters, automatic renaming, or deleting file.
* Text is automatically saved when the Lesser Pad is paused by, for example, press the home key or back key.
* When you create new file, file name is generated automatically by the Lesser Pad.

###Edit Folders Dialog

* You can do name change and create new folder, and delete.
* Can only delete folders that are empty.
* For "Default Folder" can not be operated.


* You can set the font size, cursor position when open a file, the default folder.
* If you want to change the default folder, please enter the folder name on the SD card. Please omit the part that points such as "/mnt/sdcard", the upper layer of the SD card.

Keyboard Shortcut
If You have a device that has a built-in keyboard, can use shortcut operation.

* On File List
* menu+n: Create new file
* menu+e: Edit Folders
* menu+p: Preferences
* On Editor Screen
* menu+x: Cut
* menu+c: Copy
* menu+v: Paste
* menu+a: Select all
* menu+z: Undo
* menu+e: Share text
* menu+f: External search
* menu+i: Details
* menu+d: Delete file
* menu+p: Preferences
* menu+j: Switch input method
* menu+s: Manually save
* menu+l: To launch DA(if DA installed)

For save of text file, Lesser Pad requires write permission to the SD card.Depending on the version of Android, which may be displayed to allow the permissions other than this during the installation, it is one that is required by the OS for compatibility, Lesser Pad are those permissions are not used.

Copyright of part
Part of the menu icons and the launcher icon of Lesser Pad is based on an icon set that Mr. Danny Allen has created the [Monochrome]( http://kde-look.org/content/show.php/Monochrome?content=18317 ).

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. For more information, please read the [GNU General Public License]( http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html ).

Source Code
Can be obtained from http://sourceforge.jp/users/kodakana/pf/Lesser_Pad/scm/ The source code of this program.

Recently changed in this version

2014-11-23 Ver.0.8d
+ Updated Finnish translation(Special thanks to Mikko).
+ Added Bulgarian translation(Special thanks to ITP ITP).
- Corrected some wording.
* Translation site has been moved to Transifex.
* My native language is Japanese, but I would like to support for more languages. If you wish to help the translation, please visit to Lesser Pad localization site in Transifex.
Or send the translation by email to me.
Thank you!

Comments and ratings for Lesser Pad
  • (70 stars)

    by ABDUL KHABIR MONDAL on 01/10/2014

    valo bat nathing

  • (70 stars)

    by Aibhilin French on 07/12/2013

    Get it!

  • (70 stars)

    by Zhang Enwei on 03/08/2013

    Would you like to develop the "task" and "datebook" of Palm? Thus will compose an entire solution good as Palm OS's.