OneNote Developer APIs

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  1. Where is the WPS Pin located on my hp printer?

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    To activate the Amazon Music app on Roku, please go through the provided to successfully activate the Amazon Music app on your Roku Streaming Device. Head to the Roku Channels Store on your Roku device and navigate yourself to the Amazon Music app by typing the name in the search area. Click on the Add Channels button to add the Amazon Music to your Roku. Once added, launch the Amazon Music app and copy the activation code. Head to Amazon.to/musiconroku portal from your PC, enter the code, and login to your Amazon portal.
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  3. Allowing a verity of printout options for external files

    It would be great to be able to specify how documents should be printed out. As a student we use slides but often I need more than one slide show or document one one page and more often than not the standard single column printout is inconvenient. It would be great to be able to print out documents in a number of rows and columns and not just a single column. For instance, when it prints out, it has the first 5 pages in one column the 6th to 10th pages in a second column etc...

    When we have slideshows…

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  5. Background colour of each notes in page

    Hello, i would like to set background for beach notes in a page. I can set it for page but it is not enough. I need to separate notes colour by colour.

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  6. Markdown Support for OneNote (desktop and web)

    I know there's already an Idea posted for this topic however the original poster of the idea hasn't provided feedback as to what exactly they meant. so here goes:

    It's simply the ability to use Markdown in OneNote pages, Currently I use the tool to take all of my work notes, and as a Developer I need to add code blocks, code lines and other formatting into my notes,. It would be great if Markdown was added to OneNote just like in GitHub wikis or Stackoverflow for example as I would hate moving away from using it!

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  7. Be able to have two notebooks/sections/tabs open under one ribbion

    I think it would be very useful to be able to have two notebooks/section/tab open under one ribbon. I currently use the tablet mode so I am able have the PowerPoint or Pdf. open in word or PP on one side of the screen, while OneNote is open on the other to take notes. I am a college student and need to be able to easily WRITE and HIGHTLIGHT on PowerPoints and pdfs for studying, but would like to be able to take notes on a clean tab with the paper filter or even a whole different section. I print…

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  8. handwriting to text

    I really like the convert to shapes function and the rule lines option (it works perfectly with pasted word docs). Research in memory shows that handwriting notes rather than typing (through several factors) makes stuff easier to remember. However my handwriting sucks and was wondering if there might be a 'convert to text' option under development. I understand this would be a hectic development to write and would cause many headaches in execution, but i'd love it! Thoughts?

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  9. Page ordering and subheadings

    Could you please add an alphabetical order button so it's easier to navigate around and find pages. Another thing is subheadings should be able to be hidden under the title so when you press on the topic you want all the subheadings should just pop down. Please add these ideas, they would be so helpful.

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  10. Being able to apply styles to the text like in Word.

    See how in Word that when we type we can apply styles to our text. The same should be available in Onenote. For example, changing all my headings into a different style. Adding the sample text styles would be really helpful.

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  11. QR Codes

    I am wondering if OneNote can create QR Codes so that I can input information directly into specific places.

    For example. I assign a student a specific QR Code. That QR Code is linked into my OneNote under a notebook for that student. After scanning their QR Code, the student is able to take a picture of their work. That picture is then automatically loaded into my OneNote in the student's notebook for documentation. Is this possible?

    I am asking because there is a program called Sesame that allows teachers to do this and it would be highly beneficial if…

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  12. Locking Notes - prevent accidental deletion between corolation

    It is too easy to delete notes and fields. We use onenote between two sites and accidental deletion of notes has been a problem. A "lock function" would be usefull to prevent deletion but still allow information to be entered

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  13. Insert Shapes

    Just like word, or PPT, inserting shapes would be a great additon to one note!

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  14. Please have the search function find pictures throughout all notebooks.

    I dont always take a picture but when i do it's one that i will need to find later...its a pain to have to back through weeks for pages to find that one pic... it would be nice to click a button in the search window and have a thumbnail selection window pop-up.

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  15. Developer API? What developer API? There's not a developer API. There is a **** poor excuse for a com interface and NOTHING ELSE.

    I looked on the office site and it basically said there was none. That education plugin was such a tease. It made it seem like things would be forthcoming but there's not one. Visual Studio won't let you create add ONs. there are no add ONs. THe app suggests there should be, but they aren't supported.

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  16. add a new level


    1. I am neither developer nor programmer.

    2. Yes, I too would like another level.
      BUT, I think if I read 100 pages to understand ??
      I have that ability by locating or re-locating that set of note's into a different "Folder" (ie; money, friend, to-do, etc.) on the hard-drive. (YES ??)

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  17. One Note for visual and organized people


    1. Hyperlinks should be a different color than text, and that should be custom depending on user requirements.

    2. Check To Do items should drop off automatically.

    3. when adding to a page the latest item should be on top, just like it is in outlook.

    4. To Do should have an option to add a due date w/out having to use tasks.

    5. When clicking on a email I put in one note it would be nice if I could bring up that email in outlook so I can use it to follow up. Now I have to find it in outlook using the…
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  18. should be allowed to set reminders

    set reminders for notes

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  19. Please bring back the Advanced Send to OneNote Tool as it was in 2013

    I loved the Advanced Send to OneNote tool as it worked in office 2013. and i see some functionality of that tool has been moved to the system tray (and that a lot of people didnt like it in the task bar) but i dont get why you didnt just move where the app companion appears instead of completely changing the default behavior. sending pages to onenote from any other office apps involves so much more involved processes and switching between applications. I like that the tool is located in the system tray, but i miss the display popup that…

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  20. I'd like to be able to audio record and track recording over multiple pages.

    The ability to audio record and track recording over multiple pages.

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