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Free-Form Notes by Sal Alfano STATE - OF - THE - ART CONTRACTOR JLC • NEW ENGLAND EDITION • DECEMBER 1994 When I made the switch to computers back in the early '80s, I first learned to use word processing and spreadsheet software. As I began to spend more time at the keyboard, however, I realized that I also needed software that would keep track of the hundreds of pieces of random information that crossed my desk. The first electronic "desk accessories" I looked at could handle names, addresses, and phone numbers easily, but I needed something I could use during phone conversations to take notes that I could refer to later. After a couple of false starts, I