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Notes Gadget

Write public and private notes on a page, file, or asset with the Notes Gadget. Public notes are visible to anyone who views the page, file, or asset, while private notes are only visible to you. 

Location: Gadgets sidebar while viewing a page, file, or asset.

Available to: All user levels.

Write a note, as follows:

  1. While viewing a page, file, or asset, click Show Gadgets to open sidebar.
  2. Click to expand Notes Gadget.
  3. Type your note.
    • Click the "Private" tab to type a note that only you can see.
  4. Click Save.

View a note, as follows:

  1. While viewing a page, file, or asset, click Show Gadgets to open sidebar.
  2. Click to expand Notes Gadget.

Edit your own note, as follows:

  1. While viewing a page, file, or asset, click Show Gadgets to open sidebar.
  2. Click to expand Notes Gadget.
  3. Click the edit Edit icon icon for a note
  4. Type to edit note.
  5. Click Save.

Delete your own note, as follows:

  1. While viewing a page, file, or asset, click Show Gadgets to open sidebar.
  2. Click to expand Notes Gadget.
  3. Click the delete Delete icon icon for a note.
  4. Click Delete.

Level 10 users can delete any user's notes. Notes cannot be restored after being deleted.


If a page, file, or asset is permanently deleted, the notes cannot be restored. If a page, file, or asset is recycled and restored, the notes are also restored. 

If a user is deleted from OU Campus, their notes remain in the gadget labeled "Deleted User."