How to organize notes into different notebooks

How to organize notes into different notebooks
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How to organize notes into different notebooks

Notebooks are the most common way of organizing notes in Evernote, and are commonly used to separate notes by category, location or purpose. For example, you might create one notebook called 'Work Notes' and one called 'Personal Notes' to keep these types of notes separate and easier to find.

What can you do with notebooks?

Organize notes into notebooks so you can browse, search, and share similar notes easily, for example you may create a notebook for:

  • Work projects
  • Travel planning
  • Creative projects
  • Company resources
  • Receipts
  • Contracts or documents

How to create a notebook

  • Mac and Windows

    Select Notebooks from the sidebar/left panel, then click + New Notebook.
  • iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

    Select the Notes tab, tap the notebook dropdown at the top of the screen, then tap + New Notebook.
  • Android

    Slide the navigation menu out by swiping from left edge of the screen, tap Notebooks from the menu, then tap the new notebook button (notebook with a plus sign).
  • Web

    Click the Notebooks button (notebook) from the sidebar, then click the new notebook button (notebook with a plus sign).

How to move notes into a notebook

To move a single note from one notebook to another:

  1. Open a note.
  2. Click or tap the notebook button or name of the current notebook, then select your desired notebook. After you've selected the notebook, your note will be moved to that notebook.

On desktop clients (Mac and Windows), you can move multiple notes at once:

  1. Hold the Ctrl key and click on a number of notes to select them (Mac) or hold the Shift key and select a range of notes (Windows)
  2. Select Move to notebook and the name of the notebook you'd like to move the notes to.

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