Desktop gadgets are designed to help users have easy access to frequently used programs and system data. They enable computer users not to stop working to view specific information, as these simple apps display it right on the screen.
Note Gadget is one of these small programs that allow you to take notes directly from your desktop. After installing it, the program appears on your screen, displaying a small text box, similar to a note or a reminder.
This lightweight utility lets you to write down any idea you come up with or any interesting piece of information you found while browsing the Internet. The context menu offers you the possibility to use the copy-paste feature if you do not want to write the text manually. In addition to this, other basic editing options are available, such as cut or delete.
You get to define the size of the text and you can undo an action at any time. After writing or pasting the text, the program offers you the possibility to select it and move it to another document or program.
Nevertheless, while in some situations this gadget can really come in handy, it does not offer as many features as other similar programs. For example, you cannot format the text or change the appearance of the note.
Furthermore, you can’t save the text, nor have multiple notes on the desktop screen. Thus, adding multiple separate entries in the note is not an option. Also, notes do not survive a computer restart.
Although it is handy to store the small pieces of information you come across, this gadget is not the most appropriate tool if you need multiple notes or reminders on your desktop screen.