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  • 1.1 Images and other mediahttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/what-is-noteshare?part=Images%20and%20other%20media#_images_and_other_media
  • 1.2 Question and answer formathttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/what-is-noteshare?part=Question%20and%20answer%20format#_question_and_answer_format
  • 3.1 Creating a documenthttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/quick-getting-started?part=Creating%20a%20document#_creating_a_document
  • 3.2 Commentshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/quick-getting-started?part=Comments#_comments
  • 3.3 Creating a new sectionhttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/quick-getting-started?part=Creating%20a%20new%20section#_creating_a_new_section
  • 3.4 View menuhttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/quick-getting-started?part=View%20menu#_view_menu
  • 4.1 Rendering texthttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/structuring-formatting-text?part=Rendering%20text#_rendering_text
  • 4.2 A Realistic Examplehttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/structuring-formatting-text?part=A%20Realistic%20Example#_a_realistic_example
  • 4.3 Markuphttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/structuring-formatting-text?part=Markup#_markup
  • 4.4 Using what you have learnedhttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/structuring-formatting-text?part=Using%20what%20you%20have%20learned#_using_what_you_have_learned
  • 4.5 Extrashttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/structuring-formatting-text?part=Extras#_extras
  • 6.1 Searching the Libraryhttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/images-and-other-media?part=Searching%20the%20Library#_searching_the_library
  • 6.2 Placing Imageshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/images-and-other-media?part=Placing%20Images#_placing_images
  • 6.3 Other Mediahttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/images-and-other-media?part=Other%20Media#_other_media
  • 6.4 External Mediahttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/images-and-other-media?part=External%20Media#_external_media
  • 6.5 Uploading Mediahttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/images-and-other-media?part=Uploading%20Media#_uploading_media
  • 9.1 Examplehttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/env-blocks?part=Example#_example
  • 9.2 Cross-referenceshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/env-blocks?part=Cross-references#_cross_references
  • 9.3 Mathematicshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/env-blocks?part=Mathematics#_mathematics
  • 9.4 Computer codehttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/env-blocks?part=Computer%20code#_computer_code
  • 10.1 Environmentshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/test-jc-15-01-24?part=Environments#_environments
  • 10.2 Macro definitionshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/test-jc-15-01-24?part=Macro%20definitions#_macro_definitions
  • 10.3 Conversion: Noteshare to LaTeXhttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/test-jc-15-01-24?part=Conversion:%20Noteshare%20to%20LaTeX#_conversion_noteshare_to_latex
  • 11.1 More exampleshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/chemistry-jc?part=More%20examples#_more_examples
  • 11.2 Cross referenceshttp://epsilon.my.noteshare.io/section/chemistry-jc?part=Cross%20references#_cross_references

Noteshare Quick Start

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What Is Noteshare?

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Noteshare is a tool for creating and sharing documents online. We’ll call these documents notebooks. A notebook can be anything: notes for a project, a diary, a collection of poetry. It can be a set of lecture notes or homework problems for a class you are teaching, or an online textbook. It can be a cookbook, a machine shop manual …​ you name it!

Noteshare Quick Start will get you started writing interesting documents with just an hour’s practice. To get an idea of what is possible, take the tour. To see how a noteshare document is made, look at Sample documents A, B and C in the next three sections.

To learn how to create a new notebook, write, edit, and save text, go to Section Five. To learn how to structure a document with sections and subsections, re-order these, etc. see Section Six. You will need this as your notebooks grow larger. The rest of this guide addresses the needs of specialized authors and their audiences. Read those that pertain to you.

Images and other media


In addition to text, Noteshare documents can contain images, audio, and video, links to web sites, and links to other noteshare documents. You can write mathematical formulas, list computer code, and attach pdf files — scans of handwritten notes, diagrams, drawings, etc. Below, for example, is how you insert an image in a notebook once you upload it to Noteshare.

IMAGE::460[float=right, width=125]

The number 460 is the ID of the image. You will learn about ID’s later — they are a kind of Social Security number for media, documents, you name it. If you are curious about ID’s, take a look at the media database now. Anything you see there can be incorporated into what you write. And of course you can upload your own images. To find an image, use the search box at the top of the Media tab. Try a search on the word bird.

Question and answer format

Of value to anyone who teaches is the question-answer format of the example below — good for problem sets, course notes with exercise, etc. If you click on the text "Answer" the answer will be revealed. If you click a second time, it will be hidden. Questions are automatically numbered. (You may need to refresh your browser for this feature.)

Question 1.
Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?
President Ulysses S. Grant
Question 2.
What is the chemical formula for sucrose — cane sugar?
\[ \ce{C12H22O11 } \]
Question 3.
What is value of the integral \(\int_0^1 x^n dx\)?
\[ \int_0^1 x^n dx = \frac{1}{n+1} \]

Noteshare has a wealth of features, but this is enough for now.

Created December 20, 2014, last updated: September 30, 2015

Use AsciiDoc for document markup. Really. It’s actually readable by humans, easier to parse and way more flexible than XML.
— Linus Torvalds

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