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Sticky Notes - Create and Delete

How to Create and Delete Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Brink
01 Apr 2009
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How to Create and Delete Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8

information   Information
Sticky Notes allows you to type and leave a Post-it type note on your desktop until deleted.

This tutorial will show you how to create and delete Sticky Notes in Windows 7 and Windows 8.

warning   Warning
Sticky Notes is not available in the Windows 7 Starter and Home Basic editions.






OPTION ONE
To Create a Sticky Note
1. Press the Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog, type stikynot, and press Enter.

2. Type in your message, and move the Sticky Note to where you like it to be displayed on the desktop. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: It will remain there until you delete it.
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3. To Resize the Sticky Note
A) Click/tap and hold on the arrow tab at the bottom right corner, or move the mouse point to the edge of an existing Sticky Note until it turn into a double arrow, and drag the Sticky Note to the size you want it to be. (See screenshot below)
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B) Move the mouse pointer over any one of the borders of the sticky note itself until the pointer turns into a double arrow, then drag the border back and forth to adjust it's width or hight to how you like.
4. To Create another New Sticky Note
A) Click/tap on the + sign at the top left corner of an existing Sticky Note, or press Ctrl+N, to open another new blank Stick Note. (See screenshot below)
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B) Repeat steps 2 and 3 above.



OPTION TWO
To Delete a Sticky Note
1. Click/tap on the X sign at the top right corner of an existing Sticky Note, or press Ctrl+D, to delete that Sticky Note. (See screenshot below)
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2. Click/tap on Yes to confirm deletion. (See screenshot below)
That's it,
Shawn




31 Oct 2009   #1
ssteve

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit
 
 

can you save sticky notes? thanks.

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31 Oct 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Steve,

Sorry, but saving the sticky note as a file is not a option. As long as you do not delete the sticky notes, they will stay on your desktop even after a shutdown, restart, log off, sleep, or hibernate.
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31 Oct 2009   #3
satchmo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

It's a little-mentioned new feature of Windows 7, but I really like this little app.
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31 Oct 2009   #4
3strokes

Win 7 Home Premium
 
 
I like it and then..............

Yes, it's useful but what I don't like is that when you have one or more sticky notes active, then you have an icon called "Sticky Notes" in the taskbar. IF I ever want to know or see if I have any notes all I have to do is go to Show Desktop.
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19 Aug 2011   #5
baitmn

win 7-32,64 win vista32, Win 8, Win 8.1
 
 

how do I remove or disable sticky notes from reappearing when I restart windows.
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19 Aug 2011   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Baitmn, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Deleting all of the sticky notes will have them not display at startup anymore.
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30 Aug 2011   #7
seekermeister

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

Perhaps I'm being too picky, but the one thing that annoys me about Sticky Notes is that it continues to display it's icon on the Taskbar. Is there no way to have it appear in the System Tray instead?
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30 Aug 2011   #8
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seekermeister View Post
Perhaps I'm being too picky, but the one thing that annoys me about Sticky Notes is that it continues to display it's icon on the Taskbar. Is there no way to have it appear in the System Tray instead?
Check out this tool.

Sticky Notes Taskbar Hider - Send Notes to Tray!
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