An index card is a small card made of heavy paper cut to standard size to write quick information on. The best thing that makes index card more useful than notebooks or regular paper is that you don’t need to waste your time in finding the notebook or a blank paper to note down the information. Rather all you need is just to grab one card, jot down the info and save it. In the time of hurry, refusing the time in finding appropriate page to save the information, it rather is wasted. Index cards come handy in moments of needs as such.
Having the responsibility of stage secretary or announcement, one cannot just rely on the memory to keep whatever is to be said in line but the lyrics are to be written somewhere in order to be read as they are. Index cards are the only savior of the speaker at that moment. All the data is written on the index cards point vise. This does not only let the speaker have a glance at the material before but also lets him discard the cards alongside. Index cards are very handy for the film directors as they often have to remind the actors of the lines they have to speak or the expression they have to give. Now obviously they every time can’t cut the scene. The demanded expression are made visible on the cards and shown to actors.
There are types of index cards according to size, style, and color. All this variation is not just for the sake of variation but has some significance attached to them. Students and creative writers know this for sure as they have given some meaning to each color and size and they use them accordingly. Professionals that have a lot of stuff to do on a computer or the internet find them the most helpful tool ever because they write their lists of chores, reminders and daily notes on them. Even for doctors index cards are of great significance for keeping the instant date of patients on these cards in a card box.
These tiny little cards that look useless and fun to you are actually verified as the best friends that come in time of need. Following are given index card templates of various sizes that you can download.
Index Card: 8.5″ x 11″ | Letter
Index Card: 11″ x 17″ | Tabloid
Index Card: 8.5″ x 14″ | Legal
Index Card: 5.5″ x 8.5″ | Statement
Index Card: 7.25″ x 10.5″ | Executive
Index Card: 11.69″ x 16.54″ | A3
Index Card: 8.27″ x 11.69″ | A4
Index Card: 5.83″ x 8.27″ | A5
Index Card: 10.12″ x 14.33″ | B4
Index Card: 7.17″ x 10.12″ | B5
All Format: MS Word 2003 & Later