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Alarm on note

I think it would be nice to be able to set alarms for regular notes as well - not just notes of the to-do type.

Rationale: Sometimes I want to be reminded of a note a long time in the future, but I do not need to see that note on top of my list (along with the todos) all the time until then.

What do you think?

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I agree. This would be a handy feature that you can optionally turn on.

Also to have repeated reminds like in Google Keep would be amazing!

@laurent would this be very complicated to make available for notes as well? If not, could you just point me to a file and I look into it.

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It would be because it doesn’t fit Joplin’s model. Notes are just notes. To-dos are notes but with additional properties: is_todo, todo_completed, todo_due, etc. (it’s based on the iCal spec). The todo_due is a date that tells when the task should be done, and that’s what is used to set up the alarm, and notes don’t have this.

I can see why it would be useful but I can’t think of any simple solution (I guess a way that would work now would be to move the task to a notebook that’s not often used, so you won’t see the note)

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Ah, I see. Too bad. Thanks for the info.

This would make sense. Todo should not be the only thing that has alarms.