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  1. Save documents in local folders

    Restore the possibility of saving OneNote document in local folders.

    7 votes
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  2. OneNote UWP add-in API

    OneNote UWP add-in APIs are essential to a successful OneNote-Office transition to UWP. Office-OneNote add-in capability have a healthy ecosystem for customized user-developer functionality, such as Onetastic, OneNote UWP add-in APIs should be sustained to empower users-developers to provide unusual or domain specific functionality, which can quickly be developed and deployed to meet domain-specific user-needs and become candidates for eventual OneNote PWS integration. As an example, an Office-OneNote healthcare Electronic Medical Record (EMR) set of macros is used for clinicians to maintain patient records for small medical practices. Losing OneNote Office API integration decreases the Microsoft value proposition.

    269 votes
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  3. Bulk transfer of emails from outlook to onenote

    Why can't we have the bulk transfer of emails direct from outlook to onenote like 2016 version.

    I subscribe to specific sites for updates which I export to onenote 2i016. I have a large very useful library now, but onenote does not allow this.

    This is an invaluable tool for me and I don't see why it was dropped.

    4 votes
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  4. Add an option to add a "Copy" button next to text

    Add an option to add a "Copy" button next to some text, to easily copy the highlighted text with one button click.

    This is useful especially for posting snippets of code/configuration that:

    1. Can be easily changed when copying/typing elsewhere

    2. Is sometimes surrounded by quotes or other punctuation and selecting it can be annoying

    6 votes
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  5. Drag and drop PDFs, audio files to One Note on iPad

    Hi,
    right now, it's not possible to drag PDFs and audio files from other apps to One Note on iPad - is that correct?
    I'm the developer of Yoink, a "shelf" app that temporarily stores content for later use, and I have a customer who uses One Note.
    They can drag images and texts from Yoink to One Note, but PDFs or audio files are rejected by One Note (although it works by selecting "Attach file").
    It would be great if drag and dropping PDFs and audio files would be supported by One Note.

    Thank you,
    - Matt

    4 votes
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  6. Can you make a function so the highlighterpen can only draw straight

    Can you make a function so the highlighterpen can only draw straight

    17 votes
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  7. Tagging people in OneNote like in teams website and ability to notify people to get emails when updated

    Tagging people in OneNote like in teams website and ability to notify people to get emails when updated for a better collaboration

    5 votes
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  8. A simple way to Code Syntax HIghlight...No extension required !

    I was searching for any extension that can help me format my code on my OneNote Mac, but I failed. Now finally I discovered a way to do it.
    If you want to paste a code from any source into your onenote with all the syntax and formatting highlight intact, heres a simple solution.
    Here's the trick:

    Visit the stack overflow site and in the reply section, paste your code in the CODE block, after this stackoverflow will show you the preview of your code in Syntax highlighted manner.
    Now just code from the preview and paste in OneNote.....DONE !! …

    90 votes
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  9. Implement copytosection, copysection, copynotebook for consumer OneNote via Graph

    Please support the above operations for OneNote Notebooks hosted on Consumer OneDrive. Currently these return 'Not Implemented' although the documentation suggests that they should work.

    3 votes
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  10. Execute script within Onenote against Local/External data using local languages similar to IPython/Jupyter

    Allow users to code/display results in one note, similar to Ipython/Jupyter.

    4 votes
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    1 vote
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  12. How reliable is Viasat Internet?

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    1 vote
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  13. Canon Printer Support

    Canon printer users can start the setup steps using the available tips. Get instant support and troubleshoot guide from our experts @ +1-844-373-1910 or visit http://www.canon-printer-customer-service.com/

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  14. Publish OneNote COM Add-in to Windows Store via GitHub

    Now that Microsoft owns GitHub, it would be great if the Windows Store could be expanded to support Win32 apps - think OneNote COM Add-in - published by the developer to the Microsoft store. The Microsoft store could be enhanced to support legacy installs via a MSI executable. Microsoft could also serve as signing authority to issue Authenticode code signing cert to developers with a GitHub account.

    5 votes
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  15. Export sections to hard drive

    One note 2016 allowed the sections to rest in folders on a hard drive or in our case our NAS. The new onenote only lives in the cloud, So instead of having a onenote for a project, that rests with all the other files for that project in it folder on a harddrive, now all sections must live in the cloud? In two years and 200 plus projects, how would you even archive old projects if they can not be exported to a hard disk? Bring back the abilty to open and close individual onenote files from a hard disk.

    11 votes
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  16. symbols / special characters

    Can you please add special characters/symbols like there is on Word ?
    Greek letters / mathmatical characters etc. are not accesible.
    Everytime I need to use it, I have to copy from somewhere else and paste on OneNote...

    Thanks ahead!

    7 votes
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  17. HTML last-modified-time and last-modified-by data attributes

    Additional HTML object attributes that identify when specific segments were last modified and by whom e.g. last-modified-time=* last-modified-by=*

    This would greatly expand the development possibilities for the REST API (such as user-contribution tracking), bringing it in line with what was possible with the C# applications developed for the desktop version of OneNote.

    3 votes
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  18. Provide an API to rename existing notebooks

    Need a way, preferably via PowerShell, to rename a notebook after a site is created. The default "Team Site Notebook" is not useful when that is the name of all your notebooks.

    4 votes
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  19. tags

    Put Tag Summary for OneNote app - since you are stopping OneNote 2016 Please!! And where is the search for Tags?

    15 votes
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  20. Notebook and pages 'read only' by creator

    Would be great if there was functionality to make notebooks or pages read only by the creator of the notebook or page. We use OneNote at our work for team huddle and huddle notes. Managers would like to have it as read only to prevent their colleagues from changing the huddle notes or attendees.

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