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You can use OptionShift⌘-V to paste and match the current style. This removes all previous formatting, links, etc. If you would like to make this the default action when pressing ⌘V, open System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Keyboard Shortcuts, and select Application Shortcuts from the list on the left. Then, hit + to make a new shortcut, select ...


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iOS Notes syncing works through the IMAP protocol, which in iCloud is integrated into the email service. Although Apple could technically choose to allow for notes syncing without explicitly requiring an email address, they have chosen to make it a part of the email, almost like Notes is its own email folder. You should also be able to sync your Notes using ...


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Yeah, the option is a bit well hidden, dunno why. Its called Struck through instead of strikethrough To get the text formatting in Notes 4.0 1) Make a text selection for the struck through, right click on it 2) Select Fonts then Styles 3) Use the Style Browser or whatever that is called to check the Favourite Styles and then select Struck Through ...


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You can go in "Terminal.app" and write (if your system is in english): nano /Applications/Notes.app/Contents/Resources/en.lproj/DefaultFonts.plist You will see a long file, but it's easy to understand it's content. You just need to change the ?? value, it is the default font size for each font. When you are done, just control+O to save then control+X to ...


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They're in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/CoreData/ExternalRecords/. You can probably just copy the whole ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/ folder from the old installation.


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I just recovered my Notes on 10.9.2 installation, the file is SQLite 3.x database located in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/Notes/NotesV2.storedata


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If you are looking for a way to sync and edit notes, then I suggest Simplenote. It isn't a Dashboard widget, but it's very lightweight and all of your notes are saved to a central server that all of your devices can see.


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The iOS Notes app is not able to insert pictures. At best it will paste a url to an image. I suggest you use another note app such as Evernote or Notability.


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The relatively difficult-to-find solution to the problem is to go to the Note you wish to lock: in the top-right corner, tap the "Share" icon on the bottom row, there will be a lock symbol with a caption that says "Lock Note". select that symbol you will be prompted to create a password that locks this note, but remember that this single password will ...


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You could just wait for the next iPhone update. While it's not guaranteed to have the ability to add photos, I believe it's likely that it will have the ability to do so. That's because one of the new features in Mountain Lion is a Notes app which synchronizes with iCloud, and one of it's features is adding pictures to notes: Notes in OS X Mountain Lion ...


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Unfortunately there's no url scheme for the Notes app, so there's no way to jump to a specific one. There are two good sites for finding iOS app url schemes, handleOpenURL and the iPhone URL Schemes page on Akosma's wiki. The former has many more urls, but the latter occasionally has something the other doesn't. A quick search in handleOpenURL for "text" ...


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The only unremovable Dock icon is the Finder, removing anything else should result in it staying removed. There is nothing special about Reminders and Notes, and it's always annoyed me that they put in icons for things like launchpad etc when they have system wide keystrokes or gestures for the same task. One point to bear in mind tho, is that to prevent ...


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You need a 10.6/10.7 system handy as this doesn't work in 10.8. The method I've previously used is as follows: Plug your iPhone into your Mac and go into iTunes -> Your Device -> Info tab and choose to Sync notes. This should grab the notes out of the On my iPhone section and dump them into Mail.app. Your notes should appear under the Notes section in Mail....


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Took me a while to figure this out so I'll share it if it helps someone else: Instead of tapping on the Notes icon, search for a specific note in spotlight then open that note. After that Notes will work normally again. (Apple knows about the bug but they didn't fix it in time for the release.)


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You can host your own notes if you run an IMAP server. There are additional details in knowledge base article HT4191. A great IMAP server is Dovecot.


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As it turned out, Apple does not provide an option to auto sync/copy previously created notes for Notes app to iCloud in order to sync to other iDevice. From this doc: "In Notes on your iOS device or Mac, verify that your notes are not stored in a local folder. Example: On My iPhone or On My Mac. If you have notes in these folders, you will need to copy or ...


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Empirically, it seems that the 3 items in ~/Library/Group Containers/group.com.apple.notes/ are updated as a Note is changed, whereas those in ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/Notes/ are only updated periodically [I cannot find how to trigger those to update, I thought making a new Note may do it, but it appears not.] My research was ...


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Apple solved this issue with an upgrade to iCloud and notes.app There is now a deleted items folder that you can access on iOS within the notes app. Just head to the Recently Deleted folder to recover your deleted work.


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If you have an iTunes backup, you can browse it with this application and maybe find your note again. The linked app works only for Mac, but here's two alternatives (not tested) : iPhone backup extractor which is a paid multiplatform app iphonebackupbrowser which is less polished and windows only, but free.


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I personally prefer Simplenote because it's simpler, plain text and not that fancy. Well, it's just text snippets and notes for me. Google gets you loads of comparisons: Simplenote and Evernote – in a rather large nutshell Simplenote vs Evernote Evernote vs. Simplenote EDIT If you want to look into Simplenote check out Notational Velocity!


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As of iOS 5, there is no way in stock iOS to adjust the shake gesture sensitivity.


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Using OSX 10.8 it is simply not possible at the moment, what you need to do is to access a Mac running 10.7 or lower and sync them to that Mac and move them to an IMAP notes account. Then, you can access the IMAP notes in 10.8 Notes app and drag them all to iCloud. The only manual part necessary is to remove the duplicate notes left "On your iPhone" - they ...


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In Notes.app when you are in the "On this iPhone" section, any notes you create will exist only on the phone (not synced with google or iCloud). The option disappears when all your notes are synced, presumably to encourage you to save to iCloud by default, but the solution is simply to leave one in the "on this iPhone" folder.


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Your notes can synchronize with Gmail or iCloud, not both as far as I can tell. To sync a note with Gmail do the following Set up your account and check the notes box in the Mail, Contacts & Calendars preference pane. Go to notes in Mountain Lion Go to View -> Show Folders List -- or -- click the folders list icon in the bottom left side of the Notes ...


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This is actually amazingly simple in Mountain Lion. Open the Notes app. You should have a list of notes folders on the left side. Select the "On My iPhone" folder or whichever folder you want to move notes from. Then select all the notes using Command+A. Drag them to the Notes folder in iCloud. I literally just did this about 5 or so minutes ago. Hope ...


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the way that apple handles notes on the iOS devices is that really they are just specially formatted email messages bing sent to yourself from yourself. This was a bit more obvious in earlier versions of OSX as the notes you would write would appear in the apple email client mail.app. If you want to use you iCloud account to sync your notes then yes apple ...


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It is possible you have an email account with "Notes" enabled on your iPhone, but don't have the same account set up on your Mac. On your iPhone, in the Notes listing, tap "Accounts" in the upper left corner. Mentally review those accounts. On your Mac, click the Navigation icon that shows two lists next to a box, and makes sure the accounts are the same. ...


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The notes should be stored in your backup, at least. Check here Solution is to navigate to ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/Notes and restore: NotesV1.storedata NotesV1.storedata-shm NotesV1.storedata-wal Where ~ is your home directory e.g. /Users/your_username Refer macrumors or apple discussions for more info.


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In OS X 10.9 (“Mavericks”), at least, they’re not stored as individual text documents in a place where you can see them and manipulate them. Even the notes that you choose to save “On my Mac” end up sandboxed in places like ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Notes/Data/Library/CoreData/ExternalRecords/AA97DB8E-73B4-4C75-B54F-B39E5BC7521F/Note/_records/0/p6....


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With iOS 9: Open the Folder containing the Notes you want to move. Click the Edit button. It is faint. You might not see it right away. You will see a column of selection circles ⭕️ appear, and also the words Delete All and Move All. Tap the circles for your target Notes, then Move To ..., and the destination. All done.



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