How to use Google Chrome & Firefox as Notepad


Notepad provide an ideal neat layout for typing out thoughts without any distractions. If you live in the web browser, why open notepad application on Windows. You can easily convert your web browser into notepad without installing any plugin software. Modern web browsers like: Google Chrome and Firefox can be converted into Notepad for quick typing using one line of code.

Use Chrome & Firefox web browser as Notepad

Launch Google Chrome or Firefox browser and open a new tab. Then paste following code in the address bar and press the Enter key.

data:text/html, <html contenteditable>


Now your Chrome or Firefox browser is a notepad. Just click and start typing. It will be like using notepad in a web browser window. If you want better layout and bigger font text, then use following code in the browser address bar.

data:text/html, <title>Text Editor</title><body contenteditable style=”font-size:2rem;line-height:1.4;max-width:60rem;margin:0 auto;padding:4rem;”>


Above will add title “Text Editor” to the web browser window and also display bigger font along with some padding space. [via Jose, Jenkoian and Abhijeet Mukherjee ]


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