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Keyboard Shortcut to Bring Joplin to Into Focus from Tray?

  • The version you are using. LATEST VERSION is not a version number!
    1.7.10

  • The operating system you are using.
    Linux Mint 20.1 Cinnamon

Joplin sits nicely in my tray, but being a lazy user I wish I could bring it to focus without multiple clicks, preferably bound to a keyboard combination. Is there a way to do this?

In Linux Mint if you search for keyboard and open it there is an option to create a custom shortcut. Once created you can attach a keyboard binding. In this example ctrl alt j opens Joplin.

I don't use this myself but thought that Mint must have the ability to do what you wanted...

I pasted this in as the command: /home/kenny/Applications/Joplin-1.7.10_59ab2656fa69d7c2ef09abf2dda7dbcf.AppImage %U and bound this to the keyboard, and it does work. Given that this is already running (the above is what's sent at startup), is this smart enough to avoid launching another instance? I don't see another Joplin in the tray when I do this.

That's an odd path. Did you not use the installer script?

My path is /home/<username>/.joplin/Joplin.Appimage and that is all I used to create the shortcut.

Anyway, I tested the possibility of "duplication" by having Joplin open on the desktop but behind another window. When I pressed the shortcut keys Joplin came to the foreground rather than another instance opening.