OneNote for Android

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  1. Android: Arabic support inside pages

    Hi
    their is a weird thing on the Android app , it support Arabic on notebooks and sections list , but don't support Arabic inside the page

    here are screenshots to make the problem clear :-
    1-here you can see that Arabic letters show normally on the sections names
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/oy50nkrnfzyol3h/Screenshot_2014-08-26-20-17-04%20%281%29.png?dl=0

    2-here you can see that Arabic is not shown correctly (letters are disjointed )
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/3qfm6dl06u1hld4/Screenshot_2014-08-26-20-18-00.png?dl=0

    I currently use onenote on my PC and tablet and I love , the lack of support of Arabic on mobile is a big problem since that make me unable to write on the go

    685 votes
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      114 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks for sharing this feedback! We understand that Arabic support is important to you, and we’re investigating to see what it would take to provide it. We don’t have anything to announce at this time, but please stay tuned!

    • Enable move to SD card

      There should be a way to move OneNote including data to SD card. This is an urgent matter because internal memory is limited!

      458 votes
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      • Android: Ability to create or delete notebooks, sections, and pages offline

        Please add this capability on Android OneNote which will match it with Evernote.

        345 votes
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          28 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Thanks for the feedback. You can currently create sections and notes offline in OneNote for Windows, iOS, and Mac, but we are investigating what it would take to support this functionality on Android. We can’t promise anything yet, but we are definitely looking into it!

        • Enable "Link to SD Card" in Andoid App

          For serious use notebooks easily get rather big (exspecially with pictures), but a lot of phones have limited storage capacity. Please enable the option "link to sd card" in the android-> Apps-> onenote options

          311 votes
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          • Configurable function for Samsung S-Pen's button

            The Samsung Tab S3 comes with an stylus called S-Pen which features a button for the thumb. In Samsung's note taking app this can for example be used to switch to the eraser.

            It would be a nice feature, if you could configure OneNote to react to this button, for example by cycling through pens (press to go to eraser, press again for the highlighter press again to be back to normal pen), or by acting as certain other pen while you hold the button.

            With such a feature, the button would have a meaningful function and so you can…

            252 votes
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            • Fix right to left in android version

              In android version, there are some problems in right to left languages like Persian.

              212 votes
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              • 207 votes
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                • OCR handwriting recognition

                  Add support for OCR handwriting recognition for the android app. It would be an awesome feature and I'm not entirely sure why it's not supported as it's part of the windows version. Also you could totally beat Evernote to the punch by being first to support it, GO MICROSOFT! (hopefuly)

                  180 votes
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                  • Sync Multiple Office 365 Accounts In OneNote For Android

                    Support syncing multiple Office 365 Accounts in OneNote for Android. At the moment, only one Office 365 account can be synced as a "Work or School Account". However, a user may need to sync multiple "work" notebooks under the following scenario:
                    1. User works at multiple organizations where the notebooks need to be kept separate.

                    2. User works at an organization and also has a separate school account where the notebooks need to be kept separate.

                    3. User has a personal domain where an Office 365 account has been set up, and also has a work/school account where the notebooks…

                    176 votes
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                    • Add, "Ink to Text," AKA Handwriting to Font support to OneNote for Android

                      This was posted a year ago, but didn't receive much traction. I just purchased a tablet with a stylus while under the impression that this feature was supported on Android given it has been on Windows for awhile.
                      Developing for Android and Windows are two different paradigms, I know, but I would think porting the feature wouldn't be too cost or time-intensive.
                      Thanks for your time.

                      172 votes
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                      • Tagging (pages or individual notes) for quick browsing/filtering by tag(s).

                        Ability to tag pages or (if possible) notes on a page, allowing me then to see a panel of my tags, where selection of those tags would automatically filter a list of pages and notes, so I can quickly jump to what I need. The problem with taxonomies is categorizing something as, for example, 'research', 'concept', or 'investigate'; but when I already placed it, sometimes finding it is even harder.

                        163 votes
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                        • Improve list function to be useful on the way (on Android devices)

                          One note lists do not provide any live functionality. For example :
                          - auto group check items (and move it to the end of the list)
                          - function of hiding checked items
                          - remiders
                          - re- order the items on a list (drag and drop)
                          - move items from one list to an oder
                          - check items easily

                          162 votes
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                          • Selection tools and ability to resize, shape tools, pen tips

                            I'd like a selection tool so that I can select my handwritten input and move to another place in my note. I'd also like to be able to resize this input or copy/paste it.

                            Shape tools such as circles, squares and straight lines would be useful as well.

                            Finally, I'd also like to be able to change my pen tip. For example, a calligraphy pen or a paint brush pen would bee nice.

                            155 votes
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                            • Please add table functionality (insert row/column) in mobile phones

                              Please add table functionality (insert row/column) in mobile phones. This comes handy on tabulated data which is updated per row. Tables are easy to manipulate in excel eventtually.

                              148 votes
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                              • Import notes from Samsung S-Note

                                With OneNote Beta supporting the Samsung Galaxy Note's stylus/pen now there is absolutely nothing holding me back... except a ton of notes already made in Samsung's inferior S-Note app. It would be a killer feature if I could migrate all those notes automatically to OneNote.

                                142 votes
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                                • Feature parity with iOS

                                  Make Android app have feature parity with iOS. It's an absolute disgrace that the Android version has been left in such a weak state. I'm forced to use the Samsung SNote app while I wait for OneNote to support even basic functionality like lasso select and redo actions. This is coming from a very long term supporter and advocate of OneNote on tablet PCs.

                                  137 votes
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                                  • Move objects such as text and handwriting box

                                    I saw in the Onenote for iPad that there is already the feature to move text objects and handwriting objects on the iOS platform (lasso select). Please implement this on Android platform too as note takers need the flexibility to move organise notes in each page.

                                    135 votes
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                                    • Make Android version of OneNote similar to Windows 10 version

                                      The OneNote app for Android is horrible in comparison to the Windows 10 version. I am an engineering student and I have used the Windows 10 version and absolutely loved it. However, I recently started using a Samsung Tab S3 and I have realized the Android version is absolutely terrible compared to the Windows 10 version. The following are my reasons:

                                      1. The button on the S Pen is not able to be used as an eraser which, when having to take quick notes, is an inconvenience.

                                      2. The pen options are absolutely laughable, there is plenty of space to…

                                      133 votes
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                                      • Full functions from OneNote desktop to mobile and window 10

                                        Please add full functions OneNote desktop for example tag, customize font/color font/font size, customize page/section, highlight ect. to mobile Android/iOS and OneNote for Windows 10

                                        132 votes
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                                        • Search within page in Android

                                          On the desktop the search box has options for searching a notebook or within a note but when I search in Android it only returns the titles of notes/pages where the search term is found. Since I often copy long text blocks I would like to be able to find terms within the text.

                                          115 votes
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