Remove a lock from a locked note in Notes
In Notes, to remove a lock from a note you previously locked, select the locked note, then choose File> Remove Lock.
Collaborate on a note in Notes
In Notes, to collaborate on a note stored in iCloud, click the Add People button in the toolbar, then choose an invitation option.
Attach photos from your Photos library to a note in Notes
In Notes, to attach photos from your Photos library, choose Window> Photo Browser, find the photo, then drag it to the note.
Enlarge a phone number in Notes
In Notes, to enlarge a phone number in a note to make it easier to see, move the pointer over the phone number, then click the arrow and select Large Type.
Delete a folder in Notes
In Notes, to delete a folder and all notes in the folder, Control-click the folder in the sidebar, then choose Delete Folder.
Preview an attachment in Notes
In Notes, to preview a selected item in the Attachments Browser, press Space, or Control-click it and choose Quick Look Attachment.
Convert text in a note into a checklist in Notes
In Notes, to convert text in a note into a checklist, select the text, then choose Format> Checklist, or press Shift-Command-L.
Share an attachment from Notes
In Notes, to share an attachment from the Attachments Browser, Control-click the attachment, then choose Share from the pop-up menu.
Add a list in Notes
In Notes, to add a list, click the Format (Aa) button, then choose Bulleted List, Dashed List, or Numbered List.
View the note that an attachment is in Notes
In the Attachments Browser in Notes, to view the note that an attachment is in, Control-click the attachment, then choose Go to Note from the pop-up menu.
Search in a specific account in Notes
In Notes, to search in a specific account, click a folder in the account you want to search, click in the search field, then click the magnifying glass and choose Current Account.
View a recently deleted note in Notes
In Notes, to view a recently deleted note, click the Recently Deleted folder in the sidebar, then select a note.
Lock notes in Notes
In Notes, to lock upgraded iCloud notes or the notes on your Mac, select the note you want to lock, then choose File> Lock This Note.
View attachments from all your notes in Notes
In Notes, to view attachments from all your notes in a single window, click the Attachments button, or choose View> Show Attachments Browser.
Change the default title paragraph style in Notes
In Notes, to change the default title paragraph style for new notes, choose Format> New Notes Start With, then select Title, Heading, or Body.
Attach a file to a note in Notes
In Notes, drag a file from your desktop onto a note to attach the file to the note.
Share a note in a Mail message in Notes
In Notes, to share a note in a Mail message, select the note, then click the Share button in the toolbar and select Mail.
Quickly delete a note in Notes
In Notes, to quickly delete a note, swipe left over the note in the list of notes using two fingers, then click Delete.
Add a checklist to a note in Notes
In Notes, to add a checklist to a note, click the Checklist button in the toolbar, or choose Format> Checklist.
Add a file or folder to a note in Notes
In Notes, to add a file or folder to a note, drag and drop it onto the note.
Move a folder in Notes
In Notes, to move a folder that you created to another account, drag the folder from one account to another account in your folders list sidebar.
Turn off Notes for an account
In Notes, to turn off Notes for an account, choose Notes>Accounts, select the account, then deselect the Notes checkbox.
Save notes as PDF documents in Notes
In Notes, to save notes as PDF documents, select a note, then choose File> Export as PDF.
Show the folders list in Notes
In Notes, to show the folders list, choose View> Show Folders List.
Decrease the indent of indented text in Notes
In Notes, to decrease the indent of indented text, select the text, then choose Format> Indentation> Decrease, or press Command-Left Bracket.
See all notes from all accounts in Notes
In Notes, to see all notes from all accounts, select "All Notes" at the top of the folders list.
Copy a note to another folder in Notes
In Notes, to copy a note to another folder, instead of moving it, hold down the Option key while you drag the note.
Move a note to another folder in Notes
In Notes, to move a note to another folder, drag the note from the sidebar onto a folder.
Quickly start a bulleted list in Notes
In Notes, to quickly start a bulleted list, type * (asterisk), then press the Space bar.
Create a subfolder in your folders list in Notes
In Notes, to create a subfolder in your folders list, drag one folder onto another folder that you created.
Set the default account for new notes in Notes
In Notes, to set the default account for new notes, choose Notes> Default Account, then choose an account option.
Rename a folder you created in Notes
In Notes, to rename a folder you created, select the folder, click the name, and then type a new name.
Indent selected text in Notes
In Notes, to indent selected text, choose Format> Indentation> Increase, or press Command-Right Bracket.
Delete a note in Notes
In Notes, to delete a note, select the note in the sidebar, then press Delete or click the Delete icon at the bottom of the notepad.
Share a note via Messages in Notes
In Notes, to share a note via Messages, display the note, then click the Share button at the bottom of the notepad and choose Message from the pop-up menu.
Hide the folders list in Notes
In Notes, to hide the folders list if it is showing, choose View> Hide Folders List.
Change the width of the sidebar in Notes
In Notes, to change the width of the sidebar, drag the edge of the sidebar to the left or right.
Float a note in Notes
In Notes, to float a note on top of the other windows on your desktop, open the note in a separate window, then choose Window> Float on Top.
Add a picture to a note in Notes
In Notes, to add a picture to a note, drag and drop it onto the note.
Insert a list into a note in Notes
In Notes, to insert a list into a note, choose Format> Lists, then select the type of list to insert.
Share a note via email in Notes
In Notes, to share a note via email, display the note, then click the Share button at the bottom of the notepad and choose Email from the pop-up menu.
Sort your notes in Notes
In Notes, to sort your notes by date edited, date created, or title, choose View> Sort By, and then choose how to sort.
Open a note in a separate window in Notes
In Notes, to open a note in a separate window, double-click the note in the sidebar.
Change the default font used in Notes
In Notes, to change the default font used in new notes, choose Format> Default Font, then select a font from the list.