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    "Post-it" like notes for Desktop

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    Is anyone familiar with ATNotes or Stickies? I have tried both programs but cannot figure out how, in either program, to keep a particular note in a particular window. I want a note to be visible on the Desktop (Win EX Pro), but it is also visible in other open windows (ie Word, Firefox).

    Thank you.

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    acerfmayer,
    Hello...I'm not sure of what OS your running (Win EX Pro ?) I know that "7" and Vista have "Sticky Notes" If this is the case see All Programs > Accessories>Sticky Notes

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    Afternoon, Fred -

    Win Ex Pro

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    acerfmayer,
    Sorry ...I have no idea...By chance are you referring to "XP Pro"? Must be before my time ..Regards Fred
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    I think he means this app Fred... http://www.roctek.com/WinExPro.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xircal View Post
    I think he means this app Fred... http://www.roctek.com/WinExPro.htm
    Hello... I Know how to do this on XP and Vista and 7...Don't know anything about "Rock's" except for the one's in my head He will have to clarify...Regards Fred
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    Hi, All - my bad: Win Exp Pro.

    Am looking for a [free]post-it like utility where notes will stay "pinned" to Desktop. I don't want them to 'move' to other open windows.....................Thanks

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    acerfmayer,

    Hello... I can help you if you tell me "What Operating System" are you running? ...not the "App" Regards Fred
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    Microsoft Windows XP Professional, SR3

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    acerfmayer,
    OK now were on the same page ...The way to do this is to add the (Free) Vista "Side Bar" to your OS ..I have done this a while ago for my XP-Pro OS. The side bar with the Sticky Note App is included ...The Side Bar will be visable at all times no matter what your running ...Ill post a link for you to read through and download .... Just follow the instructions given ... To be on the "Safe Side" make a full System Image before you try this.Give me a sec and and I'll find it again Regards Fred

    PS: Heres the Link The Screen Shot is what I'm running on the Side Bar ...Don't use the Sticky
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    Thanks for your time and work on my behalf.

    I do not want to have a sidebar visible in other apps that I am running. I want to be able to create a note and have it stay where I place it. I cannot figure out how to do that in ATNotes or Stickies. using Stickies I did create a note that would appear in a folder I call Upkeep, but don't understand how to create one that will stay on Desktop.

    Sorry you spent your time/energy today. I do not want to sound ungrateful 'cuz I am not.



    Sorry you spent your time

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    Quote Originally Posted by acerfmayer View Post
    Thanks for your time and work on my behalf.

    I do not want to have a sidebar visible in other apps that I am running.
    Hello... You do not have to keep the sidebar visable ...or you could only use the side bar "Sticky" by itself, and turn it on and off as needed...Regards Fred
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    Hello... One other suggestion a few actually

    1. Use your MS Word Pad

    2. Use your MS Note Pad

    3. Better choice would be NotePad ++ Free make a folder and place your notes in it ...you then could open it when you want and even keep it on your Desktop.

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    Hi, Fred -

    Had thought of those options but they entail additional clicks. Want to see the note staring at me when on desktop.

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    The best Stickies application I have found is this one:

    Stickies by Zhorn Software

    It is free, fully featured, and configurable. Check it out. I use it every day.

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