Scratchpad is an easy, go-anywhere note-taking app. Here are some things that make Scratchpad popular:
- Convenient: Take quick notes while you’re browsing.
- Works offline: Keep taking notes even when you’re not connected to the web.
- Syncs to Google Docs: Have constant access to your notes by saving them automatically to Google Docs (optional).
To use the app, open a new tab and click the Scratchpad icon. If you’re using Scratchpad for the first time, you’ll be prompted to sync to Google Docs. Click Grant access to sync your notes to Google Docs or Cancel to start taking notes.
Once opened, your Scratchpad sits in the lower right-hand corner of your screen as you browse the web. Here are some tips for using the the app:
- Click the pencil icon to start a new note. You can create as many notes as you’d like. To start a new note, go to your list of notes and click the pencil icon at the top of the screen to start a new note.
- Use the app in a tab to get more writing space. Click the arrow button in the upper right-hand corner to place the app into a tab. To change the app back into a panel, click the arrow button again.
- Bookmark important notes by clicking the star icon.
- Delete old notes from your list of notes by clicking the trash can icon.
|Ctrl+ Shift+ 7||Start a numbered list|
|Ctrl+ Shift+ 8||Start a bulleted list|
Within a note, press Esc to go to the docs list.
Within the docs list, press Esc to close the app.
Note: If you're using a Mac, you'll need to use the command key instead of Ctrl.