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  1. 1 vote
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    • As in my oneNote version i use on my PC i am looking for a possibility to send my ON pages from iphone directly.

      As in my oneNote version i use on my PC i am looking for a possibility to send my ON pages from iphone directly.

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      • Add-In Ink Support

        Allow OneNote add-ins to access ink position data (height, width, x, y and type - highlight, ink stroke, etc.) Current implementations only allow for getting id. Not very useful.

        Stack Overflow Link: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/43809841/onenote-inkstroke-floatingink-api/43900155#43900155

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        • Add createdBy, createdDateTime, lastModifiedBy and lastModifiedDateTime to individual page elements via OneNote Graph API

          OneNote definitely has author information about individual edits within a page (i.e. individual divs or whatever), as this can be viewed through the API. We would like this information through the Graph API.

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          • 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…

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            • Webhooks via Graph API

              Please add webhooks on Graph API.

              I assume this is on the roadmap, but there is nothing mentioned. There are several gaps that make moving to graph (and supporting business notebooks) difficult.

              So far, we cannot get webhooks or update pages via Graph. Some indication that we will be able to soon support these features would be great.

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              • password

                I need a way to set and remove passwords from sections using the onenote interop. I routinely establish several hundred onenote notebooks with multiple sections and some of those require different passwords.

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                • Update link text from "Link to Paragraph"

                  Right click on a text and you will have option to "Copy Link to Paragraph".
                  Paste the link somewhere.
                  Change the original text.
                  Automatic update of the pasted link would be great.

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                  • should be allowed to set reminders

                    set reminders for notes

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                    • multiple versions of OneNote

                      I can't connect my 2016 ON to the free online version I created on my Android. When I try nothing happens. Please note that I also have older 2007 files on my cpu that will not connect to either the 2016 nor the free online version. I just uninstalled my 2016 version but now when I open up ON on my cpu it instantly takes me to the 2007 version. I don't see how to disentangle this 2007 ON and uninstall it from my 2007 MS Office. Is there any way to merge all versions or at least transfer my…

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                      • 16 votes
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                        • When sending an e-mail from Outlook to OneNote, there should be a feature to automatically attach the file in addition to the page.

                          When sending an e-mail from Outlook to OneNote, there should be a feature to automatically attach the file on the page that has been created for the new e-mail.

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                          • calender

                            a calender available would be extremely useful?

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                            • Delete completed tasks

                              It would be so helpful for tasks to disappear when they are completed. I can't believe this isnt an option.

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                              • Bullet Journal

                                Create an API that would incorporate the Bullet Journal system.
                                More details can be found on the website below. I recommend contacting Mr. Ryder Carrol directly to help develop it.

                                http://bulletjournal.com.

                                13 votes
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                                • link to specific paragraph

                                  Allow OneNote JS API to create a link to a specific paragraph inside the page.
                                  1. On a paragraph add a method to get a link to it
                                  2. Add API that allows to navigate directly to that. If it is the current page, simply scroll that paragraph into position. if it is a different page - go to that page and scroll.

                                  Note: In OneNote desktop version this works in the UI, simply by right clicking any paragraph and copy link to paragraph. In OneNote web these links do nothing.

                                  This will allow devs to build table of contents…

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                                  • Add timestamps for all non-persistent entities: PrincipalObject, Permission, etc

                                    For the normal implementation of cache it is important to have some preparations on the server-side, e.g. if-modified-since header, $filter with lastModifiedTime or something like this. But, unfortunately they require timestamps on the server time to improve the synchronization between client and server. So, my idea is to add the timestamps for all of the non-persistent entities including permissions and primary objects.

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                                    • my password of quick note section in OneNote has been forgotten. How can I solve it?

                                      my password of quick note section in OneNote has been forgotten. How can I solve it?

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                                      • Just have one OneNote for each platform with all features.

                                        It's fiddly having OneNote and OneNote 2016 each sharing some functions but not all. One OneNote for each platform would be great.

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                                        • Better search within OneNote

                                          OneNote should have a real full text search like in Word. If I search for "ex", it doesn't find words like "text", "next", etc. Only words like "experiment"

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