Sticky Notes

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How to use the Sticky Notes utility in Windows

Sticky Notes a little built-in utility in Windows that can be really useful to create quick memos.

How to launch the Sticky notes app

To launch Sticky Notes, open the Start Menu and select All Apps. You can find Sticky Notes in the Windows Accessories folder. Or you can open the Start menu, type Sticky Notes in the search box and then select Sticky Notes from the search results.

How to create sticky notes

When you launch the Sticky Notes app for the first time, it creates a new note where you can start typing. When you finish editing, click somewhere on the desktop or start a new note.
To add another sticky note, click the New Note button "+" in the top left corner of the created note or use the Ctrl + N keyboard shortcut. You can put sticky notes anywhere on your desktop.
To change the size of a sticky note, drag its bottom right corner.

How to change the color of sticky notes

By default, the Sticky Notes app creates yellow notes. To change the sticky note's color, right click the note and then click the color you want - you can choose from blue, green, pink, purple, white, or yellow. This way you can organize sticky notes in groups by color.

How to format the text in sticky notes

You can make the text, italic, underlined, change its size, add bulleted or numbered lists.

Highlight the text you want to format and then press the desired hotkeys:

Ctrl+B makes the selected text bold
Italic text Ctrl+I
Underlined text Ctrl+U
Strikethrough Ctrl+T
To add a bulleted list, use Ctrl+Shift+L.
To add a numbered list press Ctrl+Shift+L twice.
Ctrl+Shift+> increases the size of the font.
Ctrl+Shift+< decreases the size of the font.
To change the vertical spacing, use Ctrl+1 for single spacing, Ctrl+2 for double spacing and Ctrl+5 for 1.5 line spacing.
Right align Ctrl+R
Center align Ctrl+E
Left align Ctrl+L

How to delete sticky notes

If you do not need a sticky note, click the Delete Note icon ("x") in the top right corner or press Ctrl+D.
If you delete all notes, the Sticky Notes app will be closed.

Sticky Notes is a very simple application that doesn't have lots of options for note taking, but it does its job well. So, if you need an app to create quick notes, Sticky Notes is a good choice. It helps you write down and organize your ideas, thoughts, quick notes and to-do lists in one place.

Saturday, November 28, 2015
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