Wednesday, 25 February 2009

How to use Notepad as a Simple Digital Diary

Do you maintain a diary, it may be personal of any day to day related activities, if you do and is bit online savvy then you can try this cool hidden feature of Notepad. Amazingly Notepad act as a simple digital diary for us.
Here’s the simple steps to use the Windows Notepad as a simple digital diary.
  1. Open the Notepad and type .LOG and press enter.
  2. Save the file with any name of your choice and close it.
  3. Now open the file again in Notepad. Surprisingly the current date and time is inserted automatically after the .LOG line. Now you can write you daily dairy entry here.
Each time you open the file, Notepad repeat the process, appending the time and date to the end of the file and placing the cursor below it.
Cool isn’t. This way one can make Notepad as a simple digital diary. Are you going to try?
Note:- By using F5, we can also bring current date and time but it lacks the automatic insertion of date and time.


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