Questions tagged [note-taking]

Taking written notes. Notes can include free-form text, sketches, and lists.

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Alternatives to Sticky Notes that doesn't use the taskbar

I use the default windows Sticky Notes application constantly in order to keep a few pieces of information ready in an easily accessible, obvious place for when I need them. However, I've recently ...
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Simple note-taking extension for Chrome and Firefox

I am looking for a simple note-taking extension that fulfils the following criteria: Available for Chrome and Firefox Provides sticky notes functionality Synchronisation across both browsers Writable ...
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Web applications for annotating webpages for free?

Are there Web applications for annotating webpages for free? I would like to underline, highlight, and add notes to a webpage I am browsing in my browser (Firefox). Whether the annotations can be ...
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Note taking app with hierarchical tags for Android

I'm looking for an Android app that can save notes (plain text) and is able to attach multiple tags to the note. The tags should be managed as a tree. Some people recommend to "fake" the hierarchy by ...
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Software to save notes from email

I want a webapp that will allow me to quickly save notes via email. The main feature that I would like would be to be able to append via email. So, suppose I have a list of movies I want to see. I ...
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Take quick notes without interrupting current activity

When I’m in the middle of something and get an idea, I want to note it down without interrupting what I’m doing. Desired workflow: adding a note I press a key (or a key combo). (should work ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that I can use to note why I've opened a tab?

Community managers tend to have issues with tabs, in particular, an over-abundance of them. While applying a recent batch of system updates, I closed about 150 tabs between two browser windows. The ...
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Software to extract and organize data from pdf and word files

I'm an engineer working on some project, and I have a lot of documents to deal with. Even if those documents are organized by themes and dates, it's taking me more and more time to find the ...
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Note-taking application that can sync between Windows, Ubuntu and Android

Evernote has been one of the most used note-taking application for me, with it syncing between my Windows PC and my Android device. I usually use the Evernote desktop client on my Windows PC and the ...

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