Miro Visual Notes is an advanced text editor embedded into each of your boards. Work with text like you would normally do in any text editor to make your notes easy to read.
Find the Notes icon on the top-right corner of the board and click it to expand the section.
You can easily resize this section by simply dragging the three-dots of the section border.
Opening and resizing the Notes section
💡 Click the full-screen icon to expand the Notes:
Expanding the Notes to the full screen
There you are offered some pre-made templates such as To-do list, Meeting agenda and others. Click on the template to add it into the notes.
⚠️ Note that you can add a template only while there is no content in the Notes section.
Adding a template
Work on Notes together with your team and see who is working on what in real-time making collaboration convenient.
All the changes are visible in real-time
💡 Click Show authorship icon to see initials of content creators to make it easier for other contributors to determine who is responsible for changes and additions to the note.
Enable Show authorship mode to see the creator
💡 You can pin the Notes by clicking the Pin icon to keep the section opened for all future visitors. Thus, you will let your collaborators know that you need their attention to the Notes section. Any editor can unpin the Notes by simply clicking the pin icon:
Hover on the Pin icon to see who has pinned the Notes
You can easily discuss your ideas by leaving comments right on the Notes section. Tag a teammate in the comments section using @mentions.
Click the comment icon to leave/view comments
In the comments panel in the lower-left corner of the board, you can check all the comments - either the ones on the board, the comments in the Notes or all of them in general.
The comments from the board and the Visual Notes are all available in the comments panel
In Notes you can work with text like you would normally do it in any text editor to make your notes easy to read. This enables the reader to easily extract the required information from the document just as it was meant to.
Either click the + sign or use the slash hotkey (/) to see the options of text formatting:
Choosing text formatting
Here are the formatting options available:
Options of headings and lists, left-click to expand:
Text formatting options, left-click to expand:
|Font colour and highlighter|
⚠️ Note that there is a limit of 200 000 symbols in the Notes section.
Embed objects from your board to the notes to make it easier for other members of your board to navigate and contribute.
💡 To add a board object on the board, highlight the object(s) and drag them to the Notes section. Thus, you created a copy of the content from the board.
Highlighting and dragging board objects into the Notes
You can easily navigate to the board content from the copy in the Notes. To do that you need to highlight the content and click the arrow icon in the popup:
Navigating the board right from the Notes section
💡 If the board content is updated, you can refresh the corresponding copy in the Notes manually. For that you need to highlight the content in the Notes and click the refresh icon in the settings popup:
Updating the board content in the Notes
⚠️ If the copied object in Notes is deleted, the corresponding board object is not removed.
⚠️ If the object is removed from the board, the copied version does not get deleted from the Notes, although navigating and upgrading is not possible in such cases.
You can export your Visual Notes in two of the most popular formats – .pdf or .docx to make your content portable and make it possible to work on your text offline.
You can export the Notes in one of the two formats - PDF or DOCX
The functionality is almost the same as in the desktop version except for some peculiarities:
⚠️ The Notes section takes the whole screen, so you work either on the board or in Visual Notes;
⚠️ You cannot add board content to the Notes. Although refreshing, navigating, deleting options are available;
⚠️ Export of Visual Notes is not possible.
Android mobile app version of Visual Notes
In the lower-left corner, you can share your feedback on your Visual Notes experience or check out the tutorials and the shortcuts you can use in the Notes section.
Sharing feedback and checking the tutorials