Basic notes application, you can add multiple notes and minimize the application to the system tray.

  • Clicking on the window's 'X' button hides the window (instead of closing it).
  • Right clicking on the main menu, brings a menu with some options.
  • Double-click on the system tray icon to show/hide the application.
  • To close the application, you need to right click on the system tray icon, and click on the 'close' button.
  • To have the application start on windows startup, just add a shortcut to the 'Startup' folder (start -> all programs -> find 'Startup' folder).
  • The application data will be stored in the default application data folder of the OS (for example, C:/Users/username/AppData/Local/notes_app/).


Keyboard Shortcuts

  • ctrl + n : New note.
  • ctrl + r : Remove the current note (asks for confirmation).
  • ctrl + q : Show the previous note.
  • ctrl + w : Show the next note.
  • ctrl + [1-9] : Show the note in that position (for example, ctrl + 1 shows the first note, ctrl + 2 shows the second, etc).
  • Escape : Hide the window.


After building the application, copy the following files to a folder (from /bin/Release/).

  • assets/*
  • *.dll
  • notes_app.exe
  • notes_app.exe.config