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Frequently asked questions for Aml Pages

Using Aml Pages
  1. How to synchronize documents via Internet?
  2. How to use Aml Pages as portable version?
  3. How to save web pages from Internet Explorer?
  4. How to save web pages from Mozilla Firefox to Aml Pages?
  5. How to import text from OpenOffice.org Writer or Microsoft Word?
  6. How to import data from TreePad?
  7. How to report about problem in Aml Pages?
  8. How to capture selected text from anywhere?
  9. How to resize table cells in text?
  10. How to make CHM-file from Aml Pages document?
  11. How to quick save text from clipboard?
  12. How to know whats new in latest versions immediate from Aml Pages?
  13. How to open the my document on start of Aml Pages?
  14. How to save sticky notes positions?
  15. How to change user interface quickly (UI themes)?
  16. More features for splitter
  17. How to upgrade version of Aml Pages?
  18. If You need special features or plug-in?
  19. What is Quick Settings menu?
  20. How to check spelling?
  21. How to make To-Do in Aml Pages?
  22. How to quckly open document?
License, Payment, Registration
  1. How to input my license data to Aml Pages?
  2. After payment, I did not get license information.
    What should I do?
  3. What happens once the license has expired?
  4. Need I pay for upgrade?
  5. Is your online order form secure?
  6. Can I install The Aml Pages on more than one computer?
  7. How to buy Aml Pages at PayPal? 
  8. How to get licensed Aml Pages copy for FREE?
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License, Payment, Registration


Q: Can I install The Aml Pages on more than one computer?
You may to install Aml Pages on more than one computer for home license.

Q: What happens once the license has expired? Data loss? Software does not run? Badly crippled? Still use it with all the features except no updates available?
License is lifetime, does not expire never. Free updates is expiring only.
The Aml Pages will always run. Your data will in consistency and accessible always.

You cannot install new versions, which released after date, when expire free updates for Your license. If You install new updates, the new update will be work in trial mode (e.g. limit of nodes in the document).

In the case, You can use old version with old license or purchase 1 year free upgrades. Your choice!

Q: Need I pay for upgrade?
You can update the program for free within one year after the purchase.
You get a lifelong 50% discount for new versions of the program after the year of free updates expires.

Q: Is your online order form secure?
Yes, it is 100% secure.

Q: After payment, I did not get license information. What should I do?
May be, letter with license information did not delivered on your mailbox for technical reasons. Please, contact us. Tell us, Your reserved mailbox address (e.g. on gmail and etc).

    You may use of alternative contacts for connection.
  1. Support form
  2. ICQ: 86905722 (Mazov Gosha aka Carc, main developer).
  3. Emails: amlpages@amlpages.com, amlmaple@amlmaple.com.
  4. Forum.
  5. Facebook User Group.

Q: How to buy Aml Pages at PayPal?
Use Avangate.com service.

Using Aml Pages


Q: How to import data from TreePad into Aml Pages?
Solution #1: import from .hjt files
Aml Pages 9.61 or later supports import from TreePad files (*.hjt).
  1. Start the Aml Pages.
  2. Choose menu command "File\Import\File".
  3. Select TreePad file (*.hjt) on open dialog and press OK.

Solution #2: import from TreePad Business Edition (.tpd)
Use TreePad TPD Toolset by freebyte.com. It enables one to extract (export) all the articles/nodes from the binary .tpd file to an ASCII .hjt file.
  1. Use the TreePad TPD Toolset for export from .tpd file into .hjt file.
  2. Next follow instruction in solution#1.

Solution #3 : For import data from TreePad You need make two actions. Export subtree from TreePad to multiple files. Import this files into Aml Pages include directory structure.

    Step 1: Export subtree from TreePad
  1. Start the TreePad and open Your database.
  2. Choose menu command "File\Export\Subtree\To Files(s)".
  3. In screen "TreePad Export" choose option "Export To Multiple Files".
  4. Choose data type for export (HTML or Rich Text or Plain Text).
  5. Choose folder for export of data.
    Step 2: Import into Aml Pages
  1. Start the Aml Pages.
  2. Choose menu command "File\Import\Directory".
  3. On field "Folder" choose folder with exported files from TreePad.
  4. Check option "Recursive search" and option "Include directory tree in document".
  5. Press OK.
Done!
Import into Aml Pages


Q: How to report about problem in Aml Pages?
Send us entire information about Your version of Aml Pages.
  1. Choose menu command "Help\About Aml Pages" (or press Ctrl+F1).
  2. Press button "Copy". All the information from the scrollable list above will be copied to the clipboard
  3. This list contains information about the Aml Pages, Windows and many more.

Q: How to know what new in latest versions immediate from Aml Pages?
Tip: You can view the change-log immediate from Aml Pages.
  1. Right click on splitter.
  2. Choose menu command "Show-Hide ChangeLog" from context menu.
Also You can use follows keyboard shortcuts for control of bottom pane:
  • Ctrl+Shift+T
  • Alt+2
  • Alt+Alt
  • Content of this pane make by plugin (ChangeLog.DLL).

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    Q: How to synchronize documents via Internet?

    Use free plugin Aml2Dropox.

    You can use the service Dropbox.com to synchronize documents via the Internet. What is Dropbox? See the article about this service in Wikipedia.

      Using the plugin:
    1. Create account on Dropbox.com.
    2. Download and install desktop client for Dropbox service.
    3. Download the plugin Aml2Dropbox.
    4. Open Your document.
    5. Choose menu commands "File\Send Document to Dropbox..." (or use dropdown menu of button save on toolbar).
    OK! Your document has been sent to Dropbox server.

    * You can launch the Dropbox tool manually from Aml Pages.
    See menu "Plugins\Aml2Dropbox\Start Dropbox tool".

    ** The plugin Aml2Dropbox implement 2 commands for sending:
    1. "Send Document to Dropbox as APD-file": the command send apd-file to dropbox server. APD is the file format of Aml Pages documents.
    2. "Send Document to Dropbox as ZIP-archive": first, this command command compress of document to ZIP-archive. And after, send the zip-file to dropbox server.

    Aml2Dropox plugin
    Aml2Dropbox screenshot

    See also
    Plugin Aml2Dropbox, Plugin Aml2Evernote

    
    Q: How to save web pages from Internet Explorer?
    Use special plugin IEAml. This plugin has pane on Internet Explorer. This plugin is include to standard Aml Pages. More information see here.
    See also
  • How to save a hyperlink in Aml Pages?
  • How to grab screenshots from any application to Aml Pages (video)
  • 
    Q: How to save web pages from Mozilla Firefox to Aml Pages?
    1. Select area on web pages in Firefox.
    2. Drag selected area to Aml Assist pane (see screenshot).
    3. Choose "Web Page" and press Ok.
      Complete!
    See also
  • Video Tutorial See video tutotial here [ 3.7M].
    You can use this solution from the video tutorial also and with IE, Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, Outlook and any applications.
  • Tips and tricks. Part VII. Aml Assist
  • How to grab screenshots from any application to Aml Pages (video)
  • 
    Q: How to use Aml Pages organizer as portable version?

    Solution 1:
    You may download English or Russian portable version.

      Setup:
    1. Extract all files from ZIP-archive to any folder.
    2. Start the file RUN_PORTABLE.bat (for first time only).
    If You upgrade to newest version, then extract all files from ZIP-archive into same folder (with replacing old files).

    Solution 2:

    1. Start the Aml Pages.
    2. Choose menu command "File\Restart As Portable Mode". This method supports by versions Aml Pages 9.27 or later.
    3. Copy entire Aml Pages folder to flash-drive.
    Menu File\Restart As Portable Mode
    Pic.1: Menu File\Restart As Portable Mode.

    Solution 3:
    1. Copy all files from Aml Pages directory from hard-drive to flash-drive (or other removable drive).
    2. Start the Aml Pages from flash drive (Click on file AmlPages.exe).
    3. Choose menu command "Tools\Settings".
    4. Select tab "Miscellaneous".
    5. Choose parameter "Save settings to ini-file". Then Your settings will be the same on any computer.
    6. Press "OK".
    7. Complete!

    Choose checkbox "Save settings to ini-file". Then Your settings will be the same on any computer. (Settings for portable mode of Aml Pages)
    Pic.2: Choose parameter "Save settings to ini-file".

    
    Q: How to import text from OpenOffice.org Writer or Microsoft Word?
    1. Open Your document in OpenOffice.org Writer (or Microsoft Word).
    2. Select entire text.
    3. Drag selected text to Aml Assist pane.
      Plug-in Aml Assist include to Aml Pages. Enable pane at menu command "Plugins\Aml Assist\Aml Assist Bar".

    See also
  • How to save a hyperlink in Aml Pages?
  • Tips and tricks. Part VII. Aml Assist
  • See video tutotial here [ 3.7M].
  • 
    Q: What is Quick Settings Menu?
    Quick Settings is button on main toolbar of Aml Pages. The menu contains most popular settings of Aml Pages.

    Quick Settings
    Click on screenshot to enlarge
    
    Q: How to capture selected text from anywhere?
    1. Select text area in any application: e.g. Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Word and etc.
    2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F12.
      OK! Complete!
    You can change the system wide hotkey in menu "Plugins\Aml Assist\Aml Assist Preferences".
    See also
  • How to save a hyperlink in Aml Pages?
  • Tips and tricks. Part VII. Aml Assist
  • How to grab screenshots from any application to Aml Pages (video)
  • 
    Q: How to open the my document on start Aml Pages?

    Method 1. Tab bar History:

    1. Select node in Your document.
    2. Right click on this tab on pane History.
    3. Choose command "Lock This Tab" from context menu.

    Method 2. Pinned Tabs:
    1. Open Your document.
    2. Right click on the document tab.
    3. Choose menu command "Pin Tab".
    Well! Now close the document... O-o-o-ps! Pinned tab is visible. Click on the pinned tab. Enjoy :)

    Method 3. Auto-open:

    1. Open Your document.
    2. Check menu command "Files\My Files\Open On Start".
    3. In next start Your document will be opened automatically.

    Method 4. Files Management:

    1. Choose menu command "File\My Files\Files Management"
    2. Set checkbox of documents, which need open on start automatically



    
    Q: How to make CHM-file from Aml Pages document?
    Use the plugin Aml2CHM. Learn more about Aml2CHM.
    1. Download Aml2CHM plugin. Extract all files from ZIP-archive to plugins folder.
    2. Open any Your document.
    3. Select menu command "Plugins\Aml2CHM\Make CHM-file from entire document".
    4. Click "Make CHM-file".
    5. Complete!
    See also
    See video tutorial here
    
    Q: How to resize table cells in text?
    For table resizing use richedit 6.0 library (this is the system library for text editor). This library available with Microsoft Offiice 2007 or download from here. Extract all DLL-files from ZIP-archive to Aml Pages directory (e.g. "C:\Program Files\Aml Pages").
      Enabling using of RichEdit 60
    1. Close all documents.
    2. Click on quick options button.
    3. Choose command "Use RichEdit 6.0" in context menu.
    4. See to tutorial screenshot
    Ok! You can resize table cells at mouse.
    
    Q: How to quick save text from clipboard?
    Use Aml Assist bar.
    1. Check menu item "Plugins\Aml Assist\Aml Assist Bar". You see bar of this plugin on desktop (screenshot).
    2. Right click on Aml Assist pane.
    3. Choose menu command "Insert Into New Sticky Note". This command will be save clipboard content as new node.
    4. OR
    5. Choose menu command "Add Text To Node". This command will be add clipboard content into exist node.

    See also
    How to save a hyperlink in Aml Pages? | Tips and tricks. Part VII. Aml Assist | Aml Assist Screenshot | Tutorial Screenshot

    
    Q: More splitter features
    Text and tree splitter implements many operations.
    • Right click for popup menu with frequently used command.
    • Double click for expand\collapse text pane.
    • Command "Fix splitter": disallow moving of splitter at mouse.
    
    Q: How to change user interface quickly?
    Use Themes for change of user interface.
    1. Choose menu command "View\Themes\Themes Manager"
    2. Select any theme from list "Available themes".
    Click OK for applying of selected theme. Click Cancel to restore previous settings (see to tutorial screenshot on bottom). The themes supports by versions 9.17 and later. Themes management provide by free plugin Themes.

    
    Q: How to save sticky notes positions?
    You should change document parameters of Your document.
    1. Open the Your document.
    2. Select menu command "Tools\Documents Parameters".
    3. Check "Save sticky notes positions".
    4. Click OK.
    5. Save Your document.
    
    Q: Howto check spelling in Aml Pages?
    Try the new plugin Spell Checker.
    
    Q: How to upgrade version of Aml Pages?
    Install new version over the old one (into the same folder). In this case, the new version imports the settings and license data.

    If you install the new version in another folder, you will need once again to enter your registration information.

    For portable versions:
    1. Exit from Aml Pages and Aml Assist pane.
    2. Extract all files from ZIP-archive into folder of the Aml Pages.

    You can update the program for free within one year after the purchase. How to pay renewal license after one year see here.
    
    Q: If You need special features or plug-in?
    You need special features for Aml Pages?
    You can order development special plugin or customization of the Aml Pages. Please, fill support form here.
    Attention: Do not forget to type your email for feedback.

    Our contacts
  • Also, You may write on e-mail amlpages@amlpages.com.
  • ICQ UIN: 86905722 — Mazov Gosha as Carc (developer of Aml Pages).