Here’s a super-quick tip for using Windows Notepad. Notepad is a stripped-down word processing program that makes it easy to take a quick note.  If you’d like to automatically add a date and time to the note, just open Notepad.

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Then hit the F5 key. A date and time will appear at the top of your document!

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Pretty cool, right.  Wait, there’s more. You can also create a document that will log the date and time every time you make an entry.  Just open a new note and type.LOG  Do not forget the period before LOG. Save the note as

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Click File and save your document. You can call it whatever you like. I went with Diary. Close it and open it back up.

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Every time you open the document to make an entry, the date and time will be recorded. Don’t forget to save after each entry.

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