Windows Tricks – Create Personal Log File Using Notepad
You can use this short and quick windows trick to create a personal log with Notepad which will automatically include the current date and time before your note.
Benefits of using text file created from Notepad is, it is compatible on most devices, (even on basic phones), takes less space and quick to transfer so you can read your log anywhere, anytime
This trick is very useful, especially for those people who want to keep track of the work they have done in their hour/day, without installing any other external software. Employees can prepare their own simple journal to refer to after a month or a year. Students can log what they have studies so far etc.
Also, You can use this trick for Daily/Monthly expenses Recorder, Personal Diary, Daily Log, Stopwatch and others. Just Be Creative.
Note-pad as Personal Log File
- To do so, open Notepad and type .LOG in capital letters and press Enter.
- Save the file.
- Now, every time you open this file or refresh(F5) notepad will automatically insert the current time and date before the note.
- Just enter your note and save the file each time after making an entry.