Find Notes App On Mac

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You can see them by choosing Go to Folder from the Go menu in the Finder and pasting in /Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/CoreData/ExternalRecords. You’ll find yourself looking at a folder with a 32-character hyphenated name, which you can open. Then open the “Note” folder and then the “records” folder.

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Keep notes, lists, and even pictures in sticky notes on your desktop. You see the notes whenever the Stickies app on your Mac is open.

Important: When you first open the Stickies app after upgrading to macOS Catalina or later, follow the onscreen instructions to import any notes you may have had in the Stickies widget in Dashboard.

Create a note

  1. In the Stickies app on your Mac, choose File > New Note.

  2. Enter text. To add a picture or PDF, drag a file to your note.

    Your content is saved automatically. The first line of the note is shown in the title bar when you collapse the note.

  3. To customize your note, do any of the following:

    • Change the note color: Choose a color from the Color menu.

    • Change text formatting: Choose Font > Show Fonts. Select text, then use the Fonts window to format it.

    • Make the note semi-transparent: Choose Window > Translucent.

    • Keep the note in front of other windows: Choose Window > Float on Top.

Tip: If you like how you formatted and customized a note, you can use it as a default template. Select the note, then choose Window > Use as Default.

Add a list to a note

In the Stickies app on your Mac, do any of the following:

  • Add a list: Press Option-Tab, enter your first item, then press Return.

  • End a list (and add a regular paragraph): Click at the end of the last list item, then press Return twice.

  • Increase list level: Click a line in the list, then press Tab.

  • Decrease list level: Click a line in the list, then press Shift-Tab.

  • Ntfs driver for mac os toshiba laptop. Format a list: Control-click in the list, then choose List. You can change the bullet type.

Find text in notes

  1. In the Stickies app on your Mac, choose Edit > Find > Find, then type text in the Find field.

    You can also select text, then choose Edit > Find > Use Selection for Find.

  2. To refine your search, you can:

    • Select the current note or all notes.

    • Deselect Ignore Case to find text that exactly matches the capitalization of your search term.

  3. Press Return to start the search.

    Click Previous or Next to move to another match.

Note: You can also find and replace text. Enter the text in the Replace With field, then choose one of the Replace options.

View notes

In the Stickies app on your Mac, do any of the following:

  • Arrange a note manually: Click the top of a note and drag the note where you want it.

  • Group multiple notes: Choose Window > Arrange By, then choose an option.

  • Keep a note in front of other windows: Choose Window > Float on Top.

  • Make a note semi-transparent: Choose Window > Translucent.

  • Collapse or expand a note: Double-click the title bar.

  • Change the size of a note: Drag the note’s edge (top, bottom, or sides). To maximize the note, click the triangle in the top-right corner. Click it again to reduce the note to its original size.

  • See note information: Hold the pointer over a collapsed note—you see when the note was created and last edited.

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If you don’t see your note, verify that the Stickies app is still open. When Stickies is closed, notes don’t appear on your desktop.

Import or export notes

You can import a text file as a single note into Stickies or export a note from Stickies as a text file. You can also export all your notes from the Stickies app and import them into the Notes app, where you can write and organize notes in a single window and see your notes on all your devices.

In the Stickies app on your Mac, do any of the following:

  • Import or export a single note: Choose File > Import Text or File > Export Text.

    You can import and export notes in common formats such as plain text, RTF, and RTFD (includes graphics). When you export text, you can choose where to save the file.

  • Export all notes from Stickies to Notes: Choose File > Export All to Notes, then click Export All.

    All your notes are imported to Notes into the Imported Notes folder, which contains subfolders for each color of note. (Your notes also remain in Stickies.)

Delete a note

  • Click the box in the top-left corner, then click Delete Note.

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Notes User Guide

You can attach photos, videos, audio files, and other items to your notes. If you use upgraded iCloud notes or notes stored on your Mac, you can also attach map locations and website previews. (If you haven’t upgraded your iCloud notes or are using an account other than iCloud, you can add map or website URLs, but you won’t see previews for them.)

If your notes are in an Exchange account, you can’t attach any files, map locations, or website previews.

Attach files, website previews, map locations, and more

Notes For Mac

  1. In the Notes app on your Mac, click a note in the notes list or double-click a note in gallery view.

    If you select a locked note, you can’t attach a video, audio file, PDF, or document to it.

  2. Do any of the following to add an attachment:

    • From the desktop: Drag a file into a note.

    • From your Photos library: Drag a photo directly from your Photos library into a note, or click the Media button , select Photos, find the photo or video, then drag it to the note.

    • Directly from your iPhone or iPad camera: Click the Media button , then select Take Photo or Scan Documents to take a picture or scan a document with your iPhone or iPad and insert it in your note. (Requires macOS Mojave 10.14 or later and iOS 12 or later or iPadOS.) See Insert photos and scans with Continuity Camera on Mac.

    • Directly from your iPhone or iPad: Click the Media button , then select Add Sketch to draw a sketch using your finger or Apple Pencil on your iPad and insert it in your note. (Requires macOS Catalina or later and iOS 13 or iPadOS or later.) See Insert sketches with Continuity Sketch on Mac.

    • From within another app, like Maps, Safari, Photos, and more: Click the Share button , then choose Notes.

      The Share button doesn’t appear in all apps.

      You can also select some text or images, Control-click your selection, then choose Share > Notes.

To change how large an image, scanned document, or PDF attachment appears in a note, Control-click the attachment, then choose View as Large Images or View as Small Images. You can’t change how large drawings appear in notes.

View attachments from all your notes

You can view attachments from your notes in a single window, making it easy to browse them and find just the one you want. You can only view attachments from notes stored on your Mac or upgraded iCloud notes.

  1. In the Notes app on your Mac, click the Attachments button .

  2. Do any of the following:

    • View attachments: Click the category buttons to view different kinds of attachments. To return to the list of notes, click the Attachments button again.

      Note: This view doesn’t show drawings or attachments in locked notes, even if you have entered your password to unlock your notes.

    • Preview an attachment: Select the attachment and press the Space bar.

    • View the note that an attachment is in: Select the attachment, then choose View > Show in Note (or use the Touch Bar).

    • Open an attachment in its default app: Double-click the attachment.

    • Save an attachment: Control-click the attachment, then choose Save Attachment.

      You can’t used this method to save some attachments, such as maps and website previews.

    • Rename an attachment: Select the attachment, choose Edit > Rename Attachment, then type a new name.

    • Share the attachment with another app: Select the attachment, click the Share button , then choose an app.

You can mark up images (including scanned documents) and PDF documents after you attach them to a note.

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