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11 Nov, 2016 09:08 PM

Is there a way to pop a note out into a separate window?

I love Bear so far in almost every way! The only thing it is missing is the ability to have two or more notes open side-by-side. Are there plans to implement this functionality?

Thanks so much,


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  1. 31 Posted by Paul on 19 Jul, 2017 01:27 PM

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    Yay! Can’t wait to try it - thanks for listening… it means a lot! - Paul

  2. 32 Posted by Remy on 26 Aug, 2017 11:25 AM

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    Currently using 1.2.4 and there is no option for opening note in new window

  3. Support Staff 33 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 26 Aug, 2017 12:12 PM

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    Hi Remy,

    I think something went wrong with the french translation, "Open in a new window" should be the one after "Epingler en haut", alternatively you can double click on the note list to open the note in a new window.

    Thanks for reporting this.

  4. 34 Posted by Ryan on 28 Oct, 2017 05:57 PM

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    Is there a way to open two notes side-by-side on iOS?

  5. 35 Posted by jewittm on 28 Oct, 2017 07:11 PM

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    Really glad you guys added this but adding it to the right click menu would be an awesome feature.

  6. Support Staff 36 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 30 Oct, 2017 11:27 AM

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    @Ryan No, is not possible but it's an interesting idea.

    @jewittm You can double click on the note to open it in an external window

  7. 37 Posted by jewittm on 30 Oct, 2017 05:31 PM

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    Huh, can't believe I never tried that, thanks!

  8. 38 Posted by Peter Sævik on 30 Oct, 2017 05:39 PM

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    - Peter

  9. 39 Posted by André on 20 Jan, 2018 05:08 AM

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    Having an option to open notes side by side at least on the iPad would be a great addition! Specially for people like me that work from the iPad Pro. Any plans on adding this? Thanks

  10. Support Staff 40 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 20 Jan, 2018 12:29 PM

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    @André Achieving the same functionality on iPad is impossible without implementing some sort of in-app split screen, which is really problematic at moment. Maybe iOS 12 will allow using system's split screen with 2 instances of the same app.

  11. 41 Posted by Stephen on 08 Feb, 2018 02:10 PM

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    I’m with @Andrea - that would be huge. I get that iOS may make it difficult, but not being able to see notes side-by-side is the one feature I miss when I’m on the iPad.

  12. 42 Posted by Jeff on 06 Mar, 2018 06:47 PM

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    Can we get the ability to open multiple note windows in the OSX version? Side by side notes is pretty useful.

  13. Support Staff 43 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 07 Mar, 2018 09:42 AM

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    Hi Jeff,

    you can already open multiple notes on OSX, check this quick FAQ:


  14. 44 Posted by Jeff Lennan on 07 Mar, 2018 04:16 PM

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    Ah great! I should have researched better. Thanks.

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