Sunday, January 24, 2010

How to best use windows 7’s sticky notes feature?? for Dummies!

Exploring the features of windows 7? Many features are great and help you work productively! One isstickynotes sticky notes.

The Sticky notes accessory enables you to plaster the electronic equivalent of good old-fashioned Post-It notes all over your Windows 7 desktop. You can use Sticky Notes in Windows 7 as onscreen reminders: you can even color code them to help you stay organized.

They remain securely wherever you put them on the desktop until you delete them! Of the best part is that you never have to save them. Just type in and it will automatically save itself. Even after a Restart of the machine, you’ll find it resting on your desktop as it did. so here’s how to make the most of it.

1 To create a Sticky Note, click Start→All Programs→Accessories→Sticky Notes.

2.Type the text of the note.

3. You can also format the note text if you want. Just select the desired text and then press the appropriate shortcuts : Ctrl+B for bold text, Ctrl+I for italics, and Ctrl+U for underlining.

4. When you finish entering the note text, simply click somewhere on the desktop outside the sticky note itself.

5. To color-code a sticky note, right-click the note and then click the color you want.

Your choices here are Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, White, or Yellow.

6. To delete a note that you no longer need, click its Delete button in the upper-right corner.

Stay organized!