Palisade DocumentationBigPicture 2015 Manual Notes and MarkersWhat are notes, and how do I create them?

What are notes, and how do I create them?

A note is a text box where you can add descriptive information about a topic.

Add notes

The note shown here is typical. There are three ways you can add a note.

Add notes

Method 1: Right-click a topic

1) Right-click on a topic. This opens the usual BigPicture shortcut menu,

2) Click on Add Note from the Note option.

3) Type your description in the note.

Method 1: Right-click a topic

Method 2: Use the Outline pane

1) Click on the Outline button in the BigPicture ribbon to open the Outline view (if it isn't already open).

2) Right-click on the topic name that you would like to add a note to.

3) Select Add Note from the Note option in the pop-up menu.

Method 2: Use the Outline pane

Method 3: Use the Topic pane

1) Click on the Topic button in the BigPicture ribbon to open the Topic view (if it isn't already open).

2) Click on the Note option and check the Include Note option.

3) Type your note in the field provided.

Method 3: Use the Topic pane

Note settings

Once a note exists, the shortcut menu allows you to delete the note, keep the note open, or show all notes.

Note settings

Note indicators

If you decide not to keep a note open, you can still see that a note exists by the note icon below the topic. You can click this icon to see the note, and click again to close it.

Note indicators