Notes Panel

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Take notes, adding a description and even screenshots to the notes while surfing the web with Vivaldi browser. Add your thoughts and ideas to any sites you visit using Vivaldi Notes.

Viewing Notes

Find and edit your notes from the Notes Panel located on the side or the browser window. You can also use Keyboard Shortcuts (Ctrl+Shift+O / ⌥ ⌘ N). For a full window notes editor open the Notes Manager.


Managing Notes

Creating a new Note

To write a new note, click on the Add button New Note button on top of the Panel. Everything you type will be saved automatically.

Copy to Note

Add a note by selecting text on a webpage and selecting Copy to note from contextual menu or use the Keyboard Shortcut Ctrl + Shift C / ⌥ ⌘ C.

Add new Note from Selection in context menu

The note will be added with the marked text as body, the webpage link, creation date and a screenshot of the page with the highlighted text.

New Note with Capture Page

In addition to text, you can take screenshots and save them as Notes. To save a screenshot as a note:

  1. Click on Capture Page button Capture Page on the Status Bar;
  2. Select whether you want to capture the full page or just a part of it;
  3. For Format select Create Note With…;
  4. Click Capture.

The note will be added with the capture as an attachment, the webpage link and creation date. You can add a title and note about the screenshot.

New note with drag and drop

  1. Highlight the text you want to make into a note;
  2. Drag the highlighted text (you can also drag links and images) to the Notes Panel button;
  3. Release the mouse button to create a new note.

When the Notes Panel is already open, drag the note content to the notes list to create a new note.

If you want to add to an existing note, open the note, then drag and drop the additional content to the note editor section.


Searching Notes

To find a note, use the Search box on top of the Notes Panel. Notes can also be searched for using Quick Commands.


Editing Notes

At the bottom of the Notes Panel you may:

  • Edit the note.
    • Use markdown  formatting to  make your notes more readable and interesting.
  • Add an image either from a webpage or from a file on your computer.
  • Add a webpage link to the note.

Organising Notes

Notes can be sorted:

  • Manually,
  • by Title,
  • by Address,
  • by Content,
  • by Date Created.

Notes can also be divided into folders. To create a new folder, click on the Add new folder button New Folder button on top of the Panel and give it a title.

Notes can be moved between folders by dragging the note to the new destination folder.


Deleting Notes

To delete a note or a notes folder, either select the note/folder and click on the Delete button on top of the Panel or right click the note/folder and select Delete from the context menu.

Restoring deleted Notes

Drag the note out of the Trash and place it anywhere above.

Restore Note gif

Emptying Notes Trash

Right-click the Trash and select Empty trash.


Importing Notes

To import notes:

  1. Make sure all notes you want to import are in one folder;
  2. Open Quick Commands (F2 / ⌘ E);
  3. Type “Import notes“;
  4. Select the folder you want to import and click Select Folder.

All applicable text files in the folder will be imported as notes to Vivaldi.

Exporting Notes

To export notes:

  1. Open Quick Commands (F2 / ⌘ E);
  2. Type “Export notes“;
  3. Select a folder you want to export the notes to and click Select Folder.

All notes will be saved as separate text files.

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