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Cute Reminder

At a Glance
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For me, this program became less cute when I tried to use it. Despite having watched the Quick Start tutorial, I couldn't figure out how to finish up with a Note I had just written, other than to stop writing and just leave it sitting there, which seemed weird. So I opened the Help file, and when I did, my Note disappeared.

I wondered what had happened to the Note. I wanted to know if it had been saved. The Help files told me, "One of the important functions of Cute Reminder is the backup of your information." Agreed. "Cute Reminder will save your information into the History, which is easily accessible." Great. "Reminders are saved immediately when created, changed, postponed, or deleted except of recurring reminders, which are never saved into the History."

Wait, what was that?

"Notes are saved into the History only when they are deleted."

Huh?

"Ideas are never saved into the History."

At that, I was ready to gather up my Reminders, Notes, and Ideas and take them somewhere less cute and more hospitable. The next day, when I started installing a different program, my Note reappeared.

Some people really adore this program. I ran out of patience with it. It seems fair to say that your appreciation of the program may scale to your capacity for whimsy.

--Leigh Anne Jones

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At a Glance
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