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List of 6 tricks that few know about the Notes application for iPhone, iPad or MacBook

List of 6 tricks that few know about the Notes application for iPhone, iPad or MacBook
iPhone Notes. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

When it comes to taking notes and create lists, users of Manzana prefer to use the app Grades which comes pre-installed on the operating systems popular in the ecosystem of the bitten apple, such as iOS, iPadOS either macOS. But if you search productivityIt is important that you know the best tricks to save time.

TechMarkup has compiled the 6 best Apple Notes tricks that every user can use if they want to get the most out of this service.

1. Using smart folders to filter notes

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It allows categorize all notes according to section. To use the function it is important to start using labels through the following steps:

Use the symbol # within notes that you want to categorize for specific content, followed by the name of the tag you want to use. For example, if you want to archive all the notes related to work, you have to place #Project inside the notes.

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Here you can tap on the new folder icon and select ‘New Smart Folder’ from the list of options. When a name is selected and a tag or tags to use are added, a new folder will appear containing all the notes with the selected tag.

Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

2. Add squares or lines in notes

If you want to place lines or grids on any note, click the three dots icon and then select ‘Stripes and grid’. A small popup window will appear where you will see a series of lines and grids to choose from for all your notes.

Also, if you use the configuration of the iphone either iPad and go to Notes, you will also find a section for ‘Lines and Grids’. Choosing one of the displayed settings will apply to all new notes created.

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Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

3. Share and collaborate on other notes (or folders)

Sometimes it’s easier to share a specific note with coworkers, projects, or even classmates. if they have one Apple IDthey can access as much note content as they want, or even collaborate to add ideas.

– To share a single note: click on the three dots icon > ‘Share note’ > Select the application with which you want to share it.

– To share a notes folder: click on the three dots icon before selecting the note > Select ‘Share folder’ > select the application you want to share.

Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

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4. Draw perfect shapes

Perfect circles, squares, lines, arrows, geometric patterns, and more can be drawn using Apple Notes. To do this, it is only necessary to draw the figure as well as possible, and if you intend to completely close it, then hold the pencil or finger down.

So instead of immediately releasing, hold it down for a few moments. Apple Notes does its job automatically and turns it into a perfect figure based on what the user has drawn.

Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

5. Scan documents with the camera

There is an option to scan any type of document, automatically crop it and insert it into Notes. After scanning, it can be used with other applications if desired.

First, obviously, you have to position the document correctly. This should be done on a flat surface in a contrasting colour. From now on, you have to create a new note on the device and then click on the camera icon.

Now select ‘Scan documents’. The iPhone or iPad camera will appear, and then you just have to focus on it. It should automatically recognize it so that a yellow line appears around it. When taking the photo, you have the ability to better crop the edges and crop the image properly.

Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

6. Set important notes to always have them at hand

If you have a lot of notes stored on your device, but they are always used, the pinned notes feature can be very useful. When the most important notes are found, simply swipe from left to right over the note title to see a pop up. pin. When you see it, you have to press it again to keep the note fixed.

Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)
Tricks for the Notes application for iPhone, iPad and Mac. (photo: Composition/Jose Arana)

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