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How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

    tutorial by Codrut Neagu published on 09/13/2018

Sticky Notes is an application that has been present in Windows for a long time. It is a small tool that allows you to create quick notes and place them anywhere on your desktop. You can format text in your notes, you can resize, and you can even paint them in a variety of colors. In Windows 10, the Sticky Notes app has changed and is different from the old Sticky Notes that exists on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. That is why we decided to make two different tutorials for it. In this one, we share everything there is to know about using Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

How to open the Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

In Windows 7, one of the fastest ways to access Sticky Notes is to search for the word sticky in the search box from the Start Menu.

In Windows 8.1, switch to the Start screen and start typing sticky. When the search results are starting to appear, click or tap the Sticky Notes shortcut.

You can also find a shortcut for Sticky Notes in the Accessories section of Windows 7’s Start Menu.

Similarly, in Windows 8.1, you can find a shortcut for the Sticky Notes app in the apps list from the Start screen.

Regardless of your operating system, when you open Sticky Notes, the app loads a simple blank note like the one below.

How to create a note with Sticky Notes

The user interface offered by the Sticky Notes is simple and easy to use. When you launch the app for the first time, you get a new note, in which you can start writing. If you want to create a new note, click or tap the “New Note” button from the top-left corner of a note, or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + N.

This action creates a new blank note, just like in the screenshot below.

What about deleting notes that you no longer need?

How to delete a note from Sticky Notes

If you want to delete a note, click or tap the “Delete Note” button from its top-right corner, or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + D.

Then, you are asked to confirm your choice. Click or tap Yes, and that note is deleted.

If you no longer want to be asked to confirm your choice each time you delete a note, you can check the box that says “Don’t display this message again,” before pressing Yes.

It is important to note that deleting notes is not the same thing as closing the Sticky Notes app. When you merely close Sticky Notes from the taskbar, the notes you have created are not deleted and get displayed the next time you open the application, precisely in the same place and form as they were when you closed the app.

How to move the notes created with Sticky Notes

The Sticky Notes app also offers you the possibility to scatter the notes anywhere you want them on your desktop. To do that, click or tap on the notes’ title bar (the slightly darker part of the note) and drag and drop the note where you want.

Sticky Notes also offers some customization options like resizing, changing the background color or formatting the text.

How to resize a note with Sticky Notes

To change a note’s size, drag it from its bottom right corner.

How to change the color of a note with Sticky Notes

You can also change the color of the notes, to help you organize them a bit. The choices available are Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, White, or Yellow. To do this, you have to open the note’s contextual menu. Right-click or press and hold the note and select the color you prefer.

How to format the text inside a note from Sticky Notes

Sticky Notes also lets you format the text from any note, with the help of a few different keyboard key shortcuts. Select the text you want to format and press one of the following keyboard shortcuts, to get the desired formatting:

  • Bold: Ctrl + B
  • Italic: Ctrl + I
  • Underline: Ctrl + U
  • Strikethrough: Ctrl + T
  • Bullet list: Ctrl + Shift + L
  • Increase font size: Ctrl + Shift + >
  • Decrease font size: Ctrl + Shift +
  • Capitalize (or otherwise) highlighted letters: Ctrl + Shift + A
  • Right align: Ctrl + R
  • Center align: Ctrl + E
  • Left align: Ctrl + L
  • Single line space: Ctrl + 1
  • Double line space: Ctrl + 2
  • 1.5 line space: Ctrl + 5

Do you use Sticky Notes in Windows 7 or Windows 8.1?

Sticky Notes is a friendly application that allows you to add notes to your desktop in just a few steps. They remain there as long as the application is running and each time you open it, your latest written notes are restored. Do you use this app? Alternatively, do you still prefer using traditional paper post-it notes? If you have any questions about this tool, do not hesitate to leave a comment below.

We show you how to install and use Sticky Notes in Windows 10, including pinning to the desktop and syncing them for Sticky Notes online use.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Though there are various third-party solutions, the best Sticky Notes software for Windows 10 is the one that comes with the OS. Microsoft has significantly revamped its tool in recent times, meaning you can now use Sticky Notes online via OneNote, pin them to the desktop, and much more.

Having post-it notes for your desktop is a life-saver if you’re a fan of their physical form. You can use sticky notes as a reminder each time you minimize a window without the environmental footprint. You can also add lists, images, and make use of shortcuts to keep things efficient. Unlike other App-Windows you can keep thoes Sticky Notes always visible if desired.

You can find the download for Sticky Notes in the Windows 10 store if it’s missing from your PC. To install Sticky Notes, simply press the “Get” button as you would any other app. With that done, you’re ready to use desktop sticky notes in Windows 10.

How to Use Sticky Notes in Windows 10

Time needed: 3 minutes.

Microsoft has made creating Sticky Notes in Windows 10 almost as easy as the physical version. All you need is the app and a few clicks/shortcuts.

Press the Start button and type “Sticky Notes”. Click the first results to run the app.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Sign-in with a Microsoft account

Starting Sticky Notes for the first time will present you with two options: using your current Windows account or signing in with a different one, which can be local only. This choice is entirely up to you. Click the one that’s most relevant.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Create a new Sticky Note

You’ll now see a blank window with a search bar and the Sticky Notes title at the top. In the top left, press the plus button, or hit “Ctrl + N”. This will automatically put a sticky note on the desktop in Windows 10.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Write/format your note

You can now add whatever content you wish to the note, either with a keyboard or a touchscreen and pen. The note you created will then display in a list on the main panel for easy access. If you signed in with your Microsoft account, you can also access your sticky notes online via OneNote.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Open color options

For organization’s sake, you can also change the color of your notes. Press the three dots in the top-right corner of the note to access the fly-out menu.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Change the color to your liking

Desktop Sticky Notes has a total of seven color options to choose from, which should be enough for just about anyone. You can change it to your liking in this sub-menu, view the master list, or delete the note entirely.

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Nov 3, 2016, 3:17 pm EST | 3 min read

Would you like an easy way to write down a quick note and keep it in front of you without wasting a piece of a dead tree? Let’s take a look at the Sticky Notes app in Windows 7 and how you can use it to its fullest potential.

Getting Started With Sticky Notes

If you’ve searched the Desktop Gadget Gallery for the Sticky Notes gadget from Windows Vista, you don’t have to search any more. The Vista Gadget has been replaced in Windows 7 by the Sticky Notes application. You’ll find it under Accessories in the start menu, or just type Sticky Notes in the Start Menu search.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Sticky Notes are great for jotting down some quick text you need to remember, like an address you receive over the phone or the items you need to pick up from the store on the way home. Here’s how a default note looks: yellow with 11 point Segoe Print font.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

You can easily change a note’s color from the right-click menu.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

If you paste text into the Sticky Note, it will maintain most of its original formatting. You’ll notice a scroll bar on the right if there’s more text than can be displayed on the screen; you can also drag the bottom right corner to resize the note to any size you want.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Click the plus sign in the top left corner to crate a new note, or click the x in the right corner to delete an existing note.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Windows will double-check that you want to delete the note; if you don’t wish to see this message each time, check the Don’t display this message again box.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

All of your Sticky Notes are saved at:

However, they’re not stored in a standard format, so you can’t overly use the data in the notes file. If you would like to copy your open notes to another computer, though, you could copy and replace this file on the other computer.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Format Text on Sticky Notes

Although the Sticky Notes app doesn’t include any formatting tools, it still accepts many common keyboard shortcuts for formatting text. These include:

  • Ctrl+B – Bold
  • Ctrl+I – Italics
  • Ctrl+U – Underline
  • Ctrl+T – Strikethrough

Press the keyboard shortcut to activate the formatting option, and press it again to turn it off as normal. Again, this works the exact same as the shortcuts in Word or other common applications.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

You can even make your text centered or right justified with these keyboard shortcuts:

  • Ctrl+L – Normal, left-justified
  • Ctrl+E – Centered
  • Ctrl+R – Right-justified

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

You can even make a simple outline in a Sticky Note. To make an outline or list, press:

This will give you a bullet point, but press it again to cycle through the options displayed below. On the 7th time, you’ll be back to plain, non-outlined text.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

The next outline number or point will automatically appear when you press Enter. This is a great way to jot down a simple schedule for the day, items you need at the store, or anything you can think of.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Windows 7 Integration

Sticky Notes are well integrated with Windows 7’s new features. You can create a new note from the jumplist, and we recommend keeping Sticky Notes pinned to your taskbar so you can easily jot a note down. If you have notes open when you shutdown your computer, they’ll be automatically opened when you reboot just like the Desktop Gadgets.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Unfortunately, Windows 7 doesn’t treat each note as an individual note in the taskbar or Alt+tab, but if you hover over the note thumbnail you’ll get an Aero Preview of the notes while all the other windows turn translucent. This is a great way to see what you’d written down without minimizing your windows.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Windows 7 even indexes your Sticky Notes, so you can easily find your notes from the Start Menu search. If you enter something that you’ve written on a Sticky Note, you’ll see it come up in the search results. This is one major advantage of the older Desktop Gadget.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Conclusion

Although Sticky Notes is not a groundbreaking new feature in Windows 7, it is a nice little application that makes it easy to jot something down. It’s no replacement for OneNote or Evernote, but it is great for keeping a quick note in front of you so you won’t forget it. With these tips and tricks, you should be able to get more use out of the Sticky Notes feature.

Windows 7 has Sticky Notes. They’re virtual Post It notes that you can pin to your desktop if you need to remember something. Windows 10 has sticky notes too but they’re in the Windows Ink Space feature. They’re not exactly a stand alone app but you can still pin them to the top of your desktop. If you’re a Windows 7 user, or you’ve still got a Windows 7 system lying around with a few important notes, you can move them to Windows 10. Here’s how to export Sticky Notes from Windows 7 to Windows 10.

On Windows 7

Open File Explorer and navigate to the following location on your system.

Here you will see a file called StickyNotes.snt. Copy it to your Windows 10 machine.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

On Windows 10

Open the following location on Windows 10.

Create a new folder and name it Legacy. Here, paste the file you copied from your Windows 7 system. Rename it to ThresholdNotes.snt. Next, open Windows Ink Space and click Sticky Notes and all the notes you created in Windows 7 will appear as their own, stand alone sticky note.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

The notes can be deleted however, once they are, there’s no way to restore them. The StickyNotes.snt and the ThresholdNotes.snt files are a simply way to back-up your sticky notes. Of course, you should back the file up before you import it in Windows 10. Any changes you make to the notes once you import them cannot be undone.

You can likewise export your Sticky Notes from Windows 10 to Windows 7. Simply copy this same file to Windows 7 and rename it to StickyNotes.snt. We tested this out on the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and the note imported without any problems whatsoever. The notes might be a bit slow to load but they will appear eventually. You can edit them and change the color of the note if you want. You can also apply bold, underline, and italic styles to the text of a note. The notes that are imported are not barred in any way from the features in Windows 10’s Sticky Notes app.

In Windows 10, you can minimize a Sticky Note by clicking on its Taskbar icon. Additionally, you can also close all your Sticky Notes without actually deleting them. To close the notes, press the Alt+F4 keyboard shortcut. This will close them all but not delete them. You may have noticed that Sticky Notes don’t have a close button, just a delete one. If you need the notes but don’t want them pinned to your desktop, it’s best to close them all lest you accidentally delete them.

The latest major updates and features for Sticky Notes. Let us know what you think in the Feedback Hub by choosing Apps > Sticky Notes under Category when filing feeback.

August 7, 2019

We’re very pleased to announce that today, Sticky Notes 3.7 is now available to everyone on Windows 10 version 1803 and higher!

June 6, 2019

Sticky Notes v3.7 is rolling out to those of you in the Fast ring! Sticky Notes v3.7 includes these changes:

  • Ink Analysis is back! There was a bad bug preventing you from getting ink insights and handwriting analysis, but we squashed it.
  • Insights is better than ever! We did a bunch of bug fixing and improvements, including remembering insights across sessions, and even remembering them when you go offline.
  • Selecting text has never been more colorful! We decided to embrace the rainbow. Try it on dark mode for an extra delightful experience.
  • We’ve made various bug fixes, accessibility fixes, and performance improvements.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

May 13, 2019

We’re very pleased to announce that today, Sticky Notes 3.6 is now available to everyone on Windows 10 version 1803 and higher! Sticky Notes 3.6 introduces images in notes and multi-desktop support.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

March 27, 2019

Sticky Notes v3.6 has been released to the Windows App Preview Program.

March 18, 2019

Sticky Notes v3.6 is rolling out to those of you in Skip Ahead and on Builds 18855+! Changes in this version include:

  • You can now add images to your Sticky Notes. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words!

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

  • We improved speed and added icons to the context menu when you’re selecting text.
  • Multi-desktop support is finally here. Stick your notes wherever your work takes you.
  • Select specific notes with the taskbar or with Alt + Tab and Win + Tab. But don’t worry, Ctrl + Tab is still there for you to switch between your Sticky Notes.
  • We’ve made many bug fixes and improvements.

November 30, 2018

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been testing an update to Sticky Notes in Skip Ahead. Today, we’re excited to announce that we’re rolling out that major update to everyone on Windows version 1803 and higher!

A few highlights in this version include:

  • We tested the waters with the Charcoal Note, and you all seemed excited to go even darker! Introducing full dark mode support in Sticky Notes. We support Windows dark mode, as well as the ability to set your color mode in Sticky Notes to suit your mood, independent of your system settings.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

  • Everyone seemed excited about Sticky Notes syncing, so we spent some time making it even faster and more reliable! Check it out and let us know how it feels.

On your Android devices

It has never been easier to access Sticky Notes and Microsoft To-Do on your Android devices. Thanks to some help from our friends on the Launcher team, your Sticky Notes are now available on Microsoft Launcher Beta.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Your notes everywhere

Want to get to your notes from anywhere? How about on the web on OneNote)? Take a look and let us know what you think.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

October 24, 2018

Sticky Notes 3.1 in Skip Ahead only includes:

  • Full-on dark mode.
  • Sync is even faster now, including to your phone via iOS and Android OneNote, rolling out now!

August 28, 2018

Sticky Notes 3.0 brings you these amazing new features and capabilities:

  • Sync and backup your notes across your Windows devices.
  • If you have a lot of notes, your desktop can get a bit crowded. We’re introducing a new home for all your notes. You can choose which notes to stick to your desktop or tuck them away and find them again easily with search.
  • We channeled our dark energy into a dark-themed note—Charcoal Note.
  • Crossing tasks off feels better than deleting them! Now you can style your note with the new formatting bar.
  • You may notice that Sticky Notes is performing a lot faster—that’s completely on purpose.
  • Drastic improvements on being more inclusive, including:
    • Using assistive technologies and Narrator.
    • Keyboard navigation.
    • Using mouse, touch, and pen.
    • High contrast.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Sticky Notes is a new groovy little application included with Windows 7. When I first tried Sticky Notes I wasn’t that impressed, however, after running Windows 7 for several months, I now find myself using this new app daily . I guess you could say I’m “stuck” on Sticky Notes (sorry I couldn’t help myself.)

What is Sticky Notes? Essentially it’s just like using real sticky notes minus the whole killing the trees thing. The most appealing feature of Sticky Notes, however, is the convenience factor. You can create a new sticky note, close the application and then reopen it later exactly as you left it. No need to save and no hassle for coming up with file names. It’s like clipboard meets notepad. A match made in heav.. err Seven, Windows 7 that is.

A few features to look at:

  • Change the color of your notes to help you organize them (right-click any note to bring up the color options menu.)
  • Stack notes to conserve space.
  • Resize notes by dragging corners or edges.
  • Scrollbar is on the right side for extra long notes, or copy/paste jobs. (Remember these are “notes” not books.) 🙂
  • FREE!! Sticky Notes come with all version of Windows 7. Very Groovy!

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Let’s look at a few not so obvious features.

How to change Sticky Note font

Unfortunately, we don’t have a lot of options here; these are the offerings.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Size, bold, italic, underlined, strikethrough, and lists. There is no menu to adjust these properties, so you’ll have to use Hotkeys.

Note: First Select the Text in your sticky note, then use the Hotkeys Listed below:

  • Ctrl + bMakes text b old
  • Ctrl + iMakes text i talic
  • Ctrl + uMakes text u nderlined
  • Ctrl + t Make s t rikethrough text
  • Ctrl + Shift + > Makes text larger
  • Ctrl + Shift + Create Shortcut window will appear, in the empty white box Type or Paste the following address:

search-ms:displayname=Search%20Results%20in%20Sticky%20Notes%20(Windows%20Sticky%20Notes)&crumb=&crumb=location:C%3A%5CUsers%5C YourUSERNAME %5CSearches%5CSticky%20Notes%20(Windows%20Sticky%20Notes).searchconnector-ms

2. Click Next and on the following window enter a name for your shortcut. I like just to keep it simple and Type in Sticky Notes.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

3. Now Right-Click the Shortcut you just created and Select Properties. Under the Shortcut Key, you can put whatever shortcut you like. I chose to do Ctrl + Shift + S.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Now here is the resulting window that will appear when you click on the shortcut or when you hit your Shortcut Key (Ctrl + Shift + S.) Optionally, you can change to a detailed view to see the date and time of each note. If you’re like me, you don’t like having clutter on your desktop, so you can always move your Sticky Notes shortcut to a folder anywhere on your computer.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

If you wanted to backup your sticky notes and send them to a friend, you can do so by browsing to:

C:\Users\YourUSERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes

Then make a copy of StickyNote.snt

That’s all folks; this is about as in-depth as we can go with this simple program. I hope you enjoyed this How-To article regarding Windows 7 Sticky Notes.

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Tina Ninh needs to recover sticky notes from a dead computer. But how can she grab them when she doesn’t know where on the hard drive they’re hiding?

Windows’s built-in sticky notes provide virtual Post-Its on your screen. To create your first note, click Start in Windows 7 or go to the Windows 8 Search charm. Type sticky and select Sticky Notes.

A yellow square will pop up on your desktop. You can type text into this square, drag it around, and resize it. To create another sticky note, click the + in the upper-left corner of an existing note.

But be warned: If you click the x in the upper-right corner, you’ll do more than close the window. You’ll delete that particular note. Luckily, Windows is polite enough to ask for a confirmation first.

Windows stores your sticky notes in a special appdata folder, which is probably C:\Users\logon\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes—with logon being the name with which you log onto your PC. You’ll find only one file in that folder, StickyNotes.snt, which contains all your notes. If you keep important information in these notes, I suggest you make this folder part of your regular backup routine.

There’s an easy way to get to this folder. In Windows 7, click Start, or in Windows 8’s Search charm, type %appdata%\microsoft\sticky notes . Select the Sticky Notes folder.

Of course, if your computer died, and you’ve removed the hard drive and connected it to another PC, that trick won’t do any good. You’ll have to navigate Windows Explorer to the newly-attached drive’s Users\logon\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Sticky Notes folder.

Sticky Notes are new and improved with the Anniversary Update, now sporting Pen support and Cortana insights thanks to the Windows Ink Workspace. With Sticky Notes, you can keep short, useful and insightful notes directly on your desktop or tablet without needing to use any real life paper notes! Sticky Notes can be pinned to your desktop or kept hidden away inside the Ink Workspace. If you’re new to Windows 10 and the Ink Workspace, here’s how to get started.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

How to create a new Sticky Note

Tap the Pen icon on your taskbar to open the Ink Workspace.

Tap Sticky Notes. It will be the first option in the Ink Workspace panel.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

How to customize your Sticky Note colors:

    Select the Menu button. It is the three dots in the upper right corner of the note.

Choose your desired color.

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How to enable or disable Cortana insights:

Cortana insights allow Cortana to read handwriting and text inputted into your sticky notes and suggest intelligent options via reminders. If you would like to disable or enable this feature, here’s how you do it.

  1. Select the Menu button.
  2. Select the Settings icon.

Switch “Enable Insights” on or off.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

Note: Cortana insights are only available in the United States. Users outside the United States will not have this option.

How to use Cortana insights

Cortana insights work when using terms like “tomorrow” within a note. Here’s how to initiate an insight.

Either type or hand write your reminder. If Cortana recognizes actionable text, it will be highlighted in blue.

How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

  • Tap the blue text.
  • Select “Add reminder”.
  • Tap “remind me” in Cortana prompt.
  • How to add and delete Sticky Notes

    The new Sticky Notes allow you to have multiple sticky notes stored within the Ink Workspace at one time. Here’s how to add and remove sticky notes.

      To create a new note, tap the + button located at the top left of a sticky note.

    To delete the current note, tap the bin icon located at the top right of a sticky note.

    How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

    How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

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    There’s a little app built into Windows 10 that you might not know is there, or have just skipped over without more than a passing glance: Sticky Notes. But, this simple app can be a powerful reminder tool to help you plan your day.

    Imagine your monitor filled with Post-It notes and you’re about understanding Sticky Notes.

    Here’s what you need to know.

    Using the app on a regular PC

    If you’re on a regular Windows 10 PC, then the steps below will detail your Sticky Notes experience. If your PC supports digital inking, there’s another section further down dedicated to this.

    1. Launching the app

    How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

    The first part of using Sticky Notes is knowing where to find it. The quickest way to do this is to use Cortana and just type “Sticky Notes” into the search box or to use voice commands to launch it by saying “Hey Cortana, launch Sticky Notes.”

    If you want to find it in the Start Menu, it no longer lives in the accessories folder. It’s now a standalone app updated through the Store and you’ll find it listed under S.

    2. Adding new notes

    How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

    When you launch the app for the first time it’ll present you with a square resembling the popular sticky notes. These aren’t designed for detailed note taking, you’re better off with something like OneNote for that still. These are quick reminders you need throughout out the day, so keep them concise.

    Once you’ve left one note, adding another is easy. Hit the small “+” in the top left and another square will appear. Just keep repeating until you’ve got enough. Or you can right click on the icon in the taskbar and then “add note,” or use the keyboard shortcut “Ctrl + N.”

    You need to keep the app open for your notes to remain on the screen.

    3. Placement

    As with traditional sticky notes you can put these little guys all over the place. You can pick them up and move them around the full expanse of your display. Just drag, and drop. Click on the slightly darker yellow strip and the top and go sticking them wherever you want them.

    4. Customize

    How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

    Click the three-dots menu icon on any of your notes and you can change the color to a variety of presets. This is particularly handy if you want to make certain notes stand out or just group like topics by color.

    5. Cleaning up the mess

    How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

    Once you’re done with a note, getting rid of it is easy. You can either just click the small trash can icon or use the keyboard shortcut “Ctrl + D.” You’ll get a dialog message to check you’re sure you want to delete, but otherwise, your screen will start to empty.

    Windows Ink

    How to use windows 7’s sticky notes

    With the arrival of Windows Ink, Sticky Notes became a super useful app for folks using devices with digital pens like the Surface Pro. The app is mostly the same in this scenario, but how you interact with it is a little different.

    Fortunately, we have a complete guide to doing just that.

    How to use Sticky Notes for reminders

    A neat extra feature with Windows Ink and Sticky Notes is writing reminders with dates that Windows automatically recognizes. It’ll then add a reminder to Cortana with a screen grab of the note you wrote!

    Check out the link below for more.

    Sticky Notes is a very simple application that is easily overlooked. But if you just want to keep a quick reminder close at hand, why not give it a try.

    Updated May 3, 2018: We’ve refreshed this guide to ensure it reflects the latest April 2018 Update to Windows 10.

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