Office XP Tweaks - Put Outlook Notes on Your Desktop

In Microsoft Outlook® version 2002, notes are the electronic equivalent of paper "sticky" notes. You can use notes to jot down questions, ideas, reminders, or anything you would write on note paper.

To create a note in Outlook, follow the next steps:

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Note.
  2. Type the text of the note.
  3. To close the note, click the × in the upper-right corner of the note.

You can also make Outlook notes accessible from your Microsoft Windows® desktop by creating the following shortcut:

  1. Right-click the desktop, point to New, and click Shortcut.
  2. In the Type the location of the item box, type the following path: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\OUTLOOK.EXE" /c ipm.stickynote
  3. Click Next, name the shortcut, and then click Finish.

Now, when you double-click the shortcut, an Outlook note will appear on your desktop.



Lex van der Horst

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