Nextcloud Notes sharing

Hey,

Does anyone know of an app with which I can share Notes?

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Have a look on the following apps:

But when i create a note with Carnet for example, I can’t share this note is there any way how i can do this?

I have the same problem here. I want to share my notes with other users but i have no clue how to achieve this. I am missing that option in the note section. I mean, i can share my files, contact, calendar and tasks but i have no clue how to share my notes.

Any help is appreciated

I do not use Carnet, but Notes instead with Android Application.

  1. All notes are saved in a Notes folder (per default) as .txt or .md files, e.g. /Notes.
  2. Simply share file with other user (user2) via Nextcloud share function.
  3. Then this user2 must move this file to the folder of Notes, e.g. /Notes
  4. Both users will see and will able to update one note file with each other.
    P.S. you can share Read Only notes via standard share functions.


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It is working the same with Folders under /Notes, folders are being used as TAG there and all notes under the same folder/tag could be shared at once.

There is no merging of changes, so sharing notes is risky.

I agree with you here.

I would not agree with you fully, at least it is not more risky if I edit it by my self with multiple devices.

Example:
User1 has Notes as Application on NC Server (1), as Android Notes Client (2) and file saved on a laptop with NC Client(3)

  1. Now User open Notes on NC Server 1 and creates test.txt.
  2. Now User goes to his Phone 2 and pull to refresh. After this user will have test.txt on his phone.

…A few minutes later…

  1. User made changes via his phone 2 but due to no wifi, or bad interet conditions those were not able to be pushed to the server.
  2. User made changes in webUI 1 and added some text to the file
  3. Now Phone 2 comes to the internet and sync it self with a server - it’s overwriting changes made on step 4, or basically all changes that were made between last pull (step 2) and push (step 5).

With desktop client it is a bit better - it will check that file was change before you change it local and give a warning - you have to merge text manually.
Basically the same race condition as I used it alone from multiple devices. But you right, you need to keep it in mind :slight_smile:

Indeed, multiple devices or sessions is just as bad as multiple users.

I wonder if the new file locking feature in NC18 can be integrated in the notes app.

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hey there. very useful thread. thanks all.
It should be mentioned in the app description that sharing is possible because that is a great feature that potentially many people are looking for. https://apps.nextcloud.com/apps/notes

Also it would be good to document it a bit on how to share the notes.