4. Starting 7 Sticky Notes for the First Time
Ok, so now that you have 7 Sticky Notes installed
, you must run it! If you chose to create icons in the setup package, then just locate the Desktop Icon or the "Programs" Icon under the Startup Menu and double click it to run the program. But, if you did not install any icon, or if you installed the portable version of 7 Sticky Notes, then go to the installation folder (by default under Windows' Program Files folder), and run 7 Sticky Notes directly.
When 7 Sticky Notes runs for the first time, your computer doesn't have any configuration or database present, so 7 Sticky Notes automatically creates these 2 files for you, both under your user's Application Data folder. The configuration file is created with all the default values, that you may change any time going to the 7 Sticky Notes Options
, and the database is created with
a single "Quick Start" note, that has a few quick instruction steps on how to use 7 Sticky Notes.
Don't worry if you are updating 7 Sticky Notes and already have all your notes and configurations, 7 Sticky Notes is specially designed to keep your current data intact on any update/reinstall!
After you run 7 Sticky Notes for the first time, it will ask if you want to enable or disable new version checking when it starts. If you enable this option, 7 Sticky Notes will check for new versions when it starts so you can be up-to-date with the latest version of 7 Sticky Notes. It is recommended to leave this option enabled, but you can always change this configuration any time you want later at the 7 Sticky Notes Options
So, right after you click on the message, you should see the quick start message, that looks something like this:
| And that's it! 7 Sticky Notes is already running and is ready to be used! You will see that the standard "Quick Start" note has being created, so you can start using 7 Sticky Notes right away!|
Note that the Quick Start Note is created by default under editing, in order to provide a quicker learning curve on how accessing the configuration window and how to edit the note (which is going to be explained in details at the Editing Notes topic.