Zettelstore is not just a service that provides services of a zettelkasten. It allows to some tasks to be executed at the command line. Typically, the task (
sub-command) will be given at the command line as the first parameter.
If no parameter is given, the Zettelstore is called as
This is equivalent to call it this way:
mkdir -p ./zettel zettelstore run -d ./zettel -c ./.zscfg
Typically this is done by starting Zettelstore via a graphical user interface by double-clicking to its file icon.
zettelstore helplists all available sub-commands.
zettelstore versionto display version information of Zettelstore.
zettelstore runto start the Zettelstore service.
zettelstore run-simpleis typically called, when you start Zettelstore by a double.click in your GUI.
zettelstore fileto render files manually without activated/running Zettelstore services.
zettelstore passwordto calculate data for user authentication.
Every sub-command allows the following command line options:
- -h (or --help)
Does not execute the sub-command, but shows allowed command line options (except -h / --help).
- -l LOGSPEC
Makes the given logging level specification effective for this command. Details, including syntax, can be found in the description for the log-level key of the startup configuration.
To measure potential bottlenecks within the software Zettelstore, there are some command line flags for profiling the application.