Whatever you plan to a write, e.g. a book, essay, report, assignment or research paper, you create a notebook for that, a notebook is like a folder, you add notes or writings of what you are writing to a notebook, e.g. if you are taking notes about a book that you are writing you can add it to that notebook, once in the notebook you can convert those notes to chapters and arrange the chapters in the order that you want and later publish & print the notebook in pdf once you are ready with a draft version.

Create a New Notebook

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Compose Notebook

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To create a new notebook tap the + icon as shown in the red circle in the first screenshot, it will display the compose New Notebook view, tap the title placeholder to add a title, tap the note placeholder to add short description about the notebook that what is the notebook about, you can also add a photo about your notebook, to add a photo tap the camera button to take a pic or tap the photo library icon to pick a photo from the photo library. Once you have created your notebook you can start adding notes and photo notes to the notebook.

Arrange Notes in a Notebook

You can arrange notes in a notebook to a custom order that is an order that you want the notes to appear, by default the notebook orders the notes by creation date, but you also have an option to arrange and move the notes into a custom order that you want them to appear, this allows you to write the notes in any order, e.g. you can begin writing a particular chapter that is important to your story and then later write other chapters, add front matter such as a title page and even add back matters, arranging the notes is as simple as tapping edit, dragging a note and dropping it in another position.

Select a Notebook

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Notebook View

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Edit & Arrange Notes

Edit & Arrange Notes

Custom Order

– To edit and arrange notes in a notebook, go to the search home screen, tap notebooks tab, select or search the notebook as shown in the first screenshot.

– It will show you the notebook view which will show all the notes in the notebook, by default it will arrange the notes by creation date as shown in the second screenshot.

– To edit and arrange notes, tap the edit button, by default it will arrange the notes by creation date, it will also show the edit icon on the right with the 3 dashes, simply tap, hold and drag the note and then drop it to the position that you want, e.g. as shown in the third screenshot title page was dragged and dropped into the first position and similarly Chapter Two was moved to the position after Chapter One. Once you have arranged the note into the order that you prefer simply tap done. Once you have tapped done, your custom order is saved.

– To view your custom order tap the custom button on top, it will arrange the notes in the custom order that you have set. Your notebook is now ready to be published into various file formats.


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