A notepad with autosave, sync, file export, and themes
Changes will be saved about 2 seconds after your last edit, even if you've closed the popup. The sync process may take a few minutes to complete and is not designed to enable concurrent editing on multiple computers
• Special commands
Ctrl+Enter: Insert a new section heading
Ctrl+Shift+Enter: Insert the date and time as a section heading
Ctrl+S: Save the notepad text to disk
Ctrl+Shift+S: Save selected text within the notepad
These commands are also available in a context menu within the popup, and the Save to Disk option is available in the toolbar icon's context menu
• Themes and Size
Themes and font size can be selected via the toolbar icon's context menu
• Unsaved changes indicator
A red dot will be displayed in the toolbar icon whilst changes are waiting to be saved
• Storage size
The notepad extends to 7,000 bytes, which is enough for 7,000 letters from the Latin alphabet but fewer if you use Korean, Cyrillic or other such characters. You will be notified if the notepad is too large, but excess characters will not be saved
• Icon credit
The notepad icon is in the public domain and available from
You can now save selected text within your Scratchpad to disk.
A context menu has been added to the popup.
Scratchpad now has a selection of themes and a choice of sizes.
Your Scratchpad can now be saved to a file.
The clock icon on datestamp headers (Ctrl+Shift+Enter) shows the current time (to the nearest half hour).