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  1. 7 votes
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  2. 3 votes
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  3. 7 votes
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  4. Write/Edit multiple line by pressing alt

    Like in all famous text-editor (sublime-text, webstorm, intelij, visual studio) it would be great to write/edit multiple line by pressing alt.

    Pressing alt while moving the mouse would allow the caret (text-cursor) to apply on multiple line.

    Like on this image : https://packagecontrol.io/readmes/img/5d5e0ac9c8ae3d796b282f96a3e20ed8a10f9114.gif

    6 votes
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  5. Audio with text sync on tablet format would be fantastic

    It is currently only available on desktop format. It would be great if it were available on my android tablet so I could record audio with text notes, as well as be able to draw diagrams on my tablet.

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  6. A current marketing problem you have.

    Problem when receiving your e-mails- re what happened 9 years ago; so you might want to post those reminder shots on Facebook, you click on the link and are taken to a browser were it is suggested you buy the app!
    That is naturally as far as you get! Why are the selected shots seen in the email not posted directly or why does the app I have installed and going not open/start?
    Currently for me in Sweden, this is the same every time, completely waisted marketing.
    Just thought you might want to fix that! I hate being taken to…

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  7. Enable usage of services in Mac

    Having enabled services would solve most of my problems!
    http://www.macworld.com/article/1163996/software-utilities/how-to-use-services-in-mac-os-x.html

    We could implement anything we need extra using Mac Automator

    6 votes
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  8. 4 votes
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  9. Fix the Microsoft Surface 3 Glitch we're you can't actually use the Pen with the Surface without the Device breaking. out.

    https://www.microsoft.com/surface/en-ca/support/hardware-and-drivers/troubleshoot-the-surface-touchscreen?os=windows-10
    as it turns out none of the trouble shooting on this page actually works, I've contacted Microsoft 3 times about this issue the only real Fix, is after the reset, or updating all the drivers, Don't Link the pen, Open Onenote, and let it go to screensaver for longer then a few seconds if you wait a few minutes the glitch shows up and is permanent until you Reinstall windows, the glitch then persists until you Unlink the Pen by turning off bluetooth and erasing some more data. then when you re link the pen it all works ....…

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  10. "Post-it" notes level

    I love the one note badge concept where you don’t need to open the program to take notes. I especially love the fact that I don’t even have to unlock my tablet or phone to take notes. What I would like to see is another ‘layer’ in OneNote. When I write One Note Badge notes, they are more like “Post-it Notes”. So sometimes these disparate “Post-its” will eventually make up a single page. I’d like to be able to group my “Post-its” into a single page instead of each note being a page unto itself, because it becomes difficult to…

    7 votes
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  11. To be able to save notebooks in Dropbox, other cloud providers

    Onenote is great, but it would be even better if we can save our notes to Dropbox or any other popular could storage solution.

    16 votes
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  12. Get full text OCR from images

    Say I use the API to search for information and want to show a snippet around the search term. If I could get all the text via the /content endpoint of a page I could achieve this.

    Idea from Mikael Svenson

    4 votes
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  13. chrome上的 onenote clipper無法開啟

    不好意思
    想請問一下
    為何最近我在
    Chrome上安裝的onenote clipper
    都無法正常使用?(點下去沒反應,開不了)
    這種情況大約已經維持半個月~1個月了...
    不知道是我電腦問題?還是你們軟體問題呢?

    桌機版是正常可用的
    但附加在chrome上的外掛不能使用...
    想紀錄網頁上都資訊都無法紀了...

    看能否請協助處理..謝謝

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  14. Ability to add border to text boxes (and fill) & Ability to add thumbnails of images which expand on click

    Both so simple. I write in the nice, flexible boxes, then want a border to distinguish this from other but i have to draw a rectangle but then i always have to adjust the rectangle to the text box when expanding and shifting.
    When I add large images from slides, I want a thumbnail.
    If i make it big enough to read it takes up the whole screen and ruins my layout.

    41 votes
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  15. ANCHOR THE DEFAULT INSTALLATION, IF MOBILE, THE LINK SO USERS CAN'T MISTAKENLY MAKE CRITICAL SYSTEM CHANGES USIN THE LINKS TO EXECUTE OTHER,

    ANCHOR THE DEFAULT INSTALLATION, IF MOBILE, THE LINK SO USERS CAN'T MISTAKENLY MAKE CRITICAL SYSTEM CHANGES USIN THE LINKS TO EXECUTE OTHER SOFTWARE, ISSUES WHERE THE PROGRAM FILES BECOME MIXED, DETACHED ,OR SEPERATED, ALONG WITH NAME OR DESCRIPTION, JUST MAKE IT PERMANANT, AND FIXED. BUT ALLOWING , MIGRATION FOR UPDATED USER DATA AND PACKAGE. Example, I have a one note that links to exe OneDrive then the files then OneNote, and a sky drive with OneNote icon and description that executes OneNote then the link to SkyDrive (old) from within, A link on a note activates the .exe link to…

    2 votes
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  16. Integration with various smartpens

    Increase integration with popular smartpen products, such as Equil, LiveScribe, and the new Neo 2 Smartpen. Should include the ability to transfer the vector graphics and integration of synchronized audio with notes.

    22 votes
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  17. find

    Should be able to search documents better. Only being able to type one word when it might be a phrase you are looking for is annoying. Also, the found word does not lineup to where the actual word is so I still have to search entire pages for the one word I typed.

    4 votes
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  18. why would teacher see students notes>

    I think it's unncessary for teachers to be able to see student's notes on "Student Notebooks" because there could be a personal information
    or a note that teachers does not have to have access to it.

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  19. Save option button

    when you write something have the option to save the information.

    9 votes
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  20. REST API to create hyperlinks to objects on a page

    A REST method like GetHyperLinkToObject Method in the OneNote client API would be very handy to create multiple pages with links between them. Since page objects can already be retrieved with an id, the REST method to generate an hyperlink would take that id and turn it into a hyperlink which can be used to navigate to that object on the page

    3 votes
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