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Change Settings

To access @Note Preferences, select Preferences in the Settings menu bar


A GUI is opened where at the left you can check the preferences tree. Each node of tree keeps the preference settings for a specific @Note2 process. An example is shown for the NER -> NERlexical Resources with the NER Lexical Resource Wizard default settings. You can navigate in the tree and select which settings are more appropriate. The specific settings appear in the right hand side.


When all changes are done, confirm by pressing the ok button. At any time, you can cancel the changes and exit this Preferences GUI by pressing the cancel button

Database Management

@Note2 allows database management, allowing you to add, remove or define your primary database. These operations are done in the Preferences menu. To access these options, select the General node and within this tree, select the Database node.

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Add New Database Connection

You can add a new database by filling the database credentials in the Add New Database Connection section (in blue) and pressing the Add Database to archive button. You can choose the database name, host , port, root-user and its password. If the configurations are correct, the database configuration will be added to the databases archive (in red) and if the check box Use as Primary Database is selected, the new database will also be added as a primary database (in orange).

To apply the new setting changing your primary databas, you must restart @Note2 (see Apply_Settings)

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Define a primary Database from Database Archive

You can define a database connection from the databases archive (in red) as a primary database by pressing the rightmost button "+" in the database archive list (blue circle). If the connection is valid, the current database panel settings will be changed.

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To apply the setting and change the primary database, you must restart @Note2 (see Apply_Settings)

Remove Database Connection from Archive

You can remove a database from the databases archive by pressing the "-" button on the database that will be removed.

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Apply Settings

Database Management is a special option that can not be changed exiting Preferences in the "Ok" Button. When you change the current database, the Save and restart button (In green) will appear and when you click on it, @Note2 restarts with the new database (in orange).

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@Note2 allows the management of the current Proxy. To access Proxy Settings, select the General node and then the Proxy Node in the Settings tree.

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Cytoscape Auto Open

@Note2 provides the possibility to automatically start Cytoscape with a loaded network (XGMML File) generated by the operation of exporting Relations / Events for XGMML File.

To access Cytoscape Settings, select the Corpora Node and then the Cytoscape node in the Settings tree.

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To allow Cytoscape to automatically open, you need to:

  • Select the Auto Open Cytoscape after XGMML File Creation option
  • Select the Cytoscape installation folder.

Information Retrieval

@note2 allows to define some configurations to run the different Information Retrieval tools. In this section, you are able to configure:

  • The Patent Pipeline;
  • The Springer Search;
  • and the Patent Search.

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Patent Pipeline

It is able to you configure previously each Patent Pipeline component relative to the patent IDs search and to the patent metainformation search processes (each one can be accessed clicking on the correspondent tab – evidenced by the red box). To the patent ID search, you are able to configure three different components with the respective access credentials obtained by the registration process:

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Similarly, to the patent metainformation retrieval, you are able to configure two different components using their respective access keys:

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Add a component

To add a new component, firstly, you must select it from the combo box (into the blue box). For each component you select, a new configuration panel appears under the combo box (into the orange box).

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After fill the respective fields with the requested credentials, click on the “+” button. The configured component must appear in the table evidenced by the orange box.

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Remove a component

To remove a component, you must click on the correspondent “-“ button on the configured components table (into the area delimited by the orange box).

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After that, the respective component must disappear from table.

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Springer Search

To run the Springer Search, you must define previously the credential to get access to service (the access token). To that you only have to add your credential into the field designed to that (evidenced into the red box).

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Patent Search

To run an OPS Patent Search, you must define previously the credential to get access into the OPS web service. To that, you must register yourself into the Open Patent Services API from European Patent OPffice. Add your access token into the respective field (represented into the orange box).

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Import Settings

You can import default settings from a file by pressing the import button on the Preferences GUI. A file selection GUI is shown where you must select a conf file previously created by an export operation (see above).

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Export Settings

The Default Settings in @Note can be exported to a conf file. These files can be imported in another @Note2 installation. After selecting the appropriate default settings, you can export them to a file using the export option in the Preferences GUI. A GUI for file selection is launched where you should select the folder and define the file name. The operation creates a configuration file that can be imported from any @Note2 0.9.7 or later version.

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Apply Settings

After fill all the desired sections, to apply the settings, click on “Ok” button. That will save your settings into your database to be read posteriorly.

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