Tips and Tricks
Changing Space when activating nvUltra in Menu Bar mode
In menu bar mode, activate nvUltra to temporarily show the Dock icon, and right click it to open the contextual Dock menu. Hover the “Options” menu item and assign nvUltra to “All Desktops.”
Performing Find/Replace on multiple documents
You can open the find/replace bar (⌥⌘F) while editing a note. While it’s open, you can switch to another file, allowing you to easily apply the same find/replace action to multiple documents in the current notebook/folder.
Using Mermaid.js in a note
XHTML Header: <script src="https://firstname.lastname@example.org/dist/mermaid.min.js"></script>
Now you can use the following syntax to generate a
mermaid code block which will render when the note loads:
```mermaid graph LR A --- B B-->C B-->D; ```
Because mermaid will only render on first load, viewing the rendered chart will require refreshing the preview using ⌘R. If you turn on “Always perform full reload when updating preview” in the , the chart will render with every change, but your refreshes will also be slower.
Help, I deleted the contents of my note!
Because nvUltra treats folders as the document object, normal macOS file versioning isn’t available. You can simply use thecommand to open the note in an appropriate editor that supports versioning and use the “Revert To” functionality there.
Exporting a note as a PDF
The recommended way to export your notes as PDF (and other formats) is to open them in Marked 2, available as a separate app. While editing any note in nvUltra, you can use to send the current note directly to Marked.
However, if you’d like to handle creating the PDF without Marked, you’ll need to use the print dialog of your web browser. With the note you want to convert selected, choose ⌘P), use macOS’s Print to PDF functionality. To get to the default macOS print dialog, you may need to use a special menu item, e.g. ⌥⌘P in Chrome.to open the rendered preview of the current note in your default web browser. Then, using your browser’s print dialog (
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