View your notes on Mac
You can view notes from all your notes accounts at any time.
Tip: To change the default size of all text in the note window, choose Notes > Preferences, then use the slider. Or, If you don’t want to change the default text size, but want to view an entire note larger or smaller, choose View > Zoom In or View > Zoom Out.
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In the Notes app on your Mac, select a folder under an account in the sidebar. You may need to do any of the following:
If the sidebar isn’t showing: Click the Sidebar button .
If you don’t see any folders: In the sidebar, hover your pointer over the account name, then choose Show.
Notes in that folder appear to the right of the list of folders. To change the order in which the notes appear, see Sort and pin notes.
To find and select the note you want, do any of the following:
Click the Gallery button to view your notes in a grid of thumbnails, then double-click the note.
Click the List button to view your notes in a list, then select the note.
Tip: Double-click the note in the notes list to open it in its own window.
See Lock your notes.
Do any of the following:
View the date a note was created or last edited: Click the date at the top of the note.
You must be using upgraded iCloud notes or notes on your Mac to view the different dates.
View or play photos, audio files, maps, and other attachments: While viewing a note that contains attachments, double-click the attachment you want to view or play. The attached content appears in a new window.
View the number of notes in each folder: Choose View > Show Note Count.