Multi-Note and Note Switcher

Multi-Note lets you open and work on two notes at once. With the Note Switcher, you can switch between notes quickly.

Ideas for Using Multi-Note

  • Highlight terms in a textbook and summarize concepts in another note.
  • Keep a meeting's agenda in view while taking minutes in a separate note.
  • Plan a vacation by writing a packing list while looking at your trip itinerary.
  • Use a blank note as a scratch pad while working on a class assignment.
  • Make a note of frequently used drawings that you can drag into other notes at any time.

Opening Multi-Note


  1. Open a note.
  2. Swipe from the left side of the screen to open the Note Switcher.
  3. Tap button_options.png for a note.
  4. Tap "Open On Left" or "Open On Right".

Alternatively, drag and drop a note from the Note Switcher into the note editing area.

Note: In Left-handed mode, the Note Switcher opens from the right side of the screen. 


  1. Open a new note.
  2. Right click on a second note and select "Open in a New Window."

Closing Multi-Note


  1. Open the Note Switcher.
  2. Tap the note you want to close.
  3. Tap "Close".

Alternatively, drag the handle between the two notes to one side of the screen.