OneNote for Mac

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  1. For the love of God just fix PDF export after 4+ years

    So many people have asked for this, so many times. If you just fix this, you can shut the feedback forum - there's nothing else.

    60 votes
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    • I want to save my notebooks locally, NOT on OneDrive

      I want to save my notebooks locally, NOT on OneDrive

      65 votes
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      • OneNote for Mac needs to have all the features of the Windows version

        OneNote for Mac needs to have all the features of the Windows version.

        OneNote could replace my todo app. In fact it'd be the best todo app - I've used them all.

        But not until the Mac version is the same as the Windows version. So please update OneNote for Mac to match the Windows version.

        647 votes
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        • Continuity Camera

          Add "Continuity Camera" functionality (introduced in macOS Mojave and iOS 12)

          14 votes
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          • OneNote for Mac needs a page sizing option to match the paper size for PDFs and printouts

            OneNote might be a great tool if access is needed to notes at times across multiple devices and if finding things in a physical notebook proves difficult.

            However, should I need to print out my notes or share PDF copies of my notes with others, knowing where the pages cut off is a necessity, since it impacts how tables and graphs are places, their sizing, and whether paragraphs will be cut off.

            13 votes
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            • 15 votes
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              • Black background for OneNote

                I would love the ability to set OneNote's screen with a black background and white or colored fonts. It would rest my eyes, notably when I access OneNote at night, both on the computer and the smartphone. It would be consistent with Windows 10's ability to display dark backgrounds, notably for emails.

                10 votes
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                • Exporting OneNote Files

                  I have two OneDrive accounts - one for school and one for personal use. I recently decided to transfer some from school to my personal account so that I do not lose them when I graduate. I have been looking for a way to do this on my MacBook but have not yet found something that works. It would be nice to have a feature allowing either transferring of files between OneDrive accounts (not just sharing - but transferring) or the ability to download a OneNote file to be saved locally on your computer so that it can be uploaded…

                  17 votes
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                  • Better Handling of Moved Notebooks

                    Currently, if a notebook is created in the application and then within OneDrive the Notebook file is moved to a different folder, it will no longer sync within the application.

                    Ideally, if OneNote is able to connect to OneDrive and cannot find a notebook file, it should prompt the user to see if it's been moved or deleted and allow the user to act accordingly (e.g. if it's moved then allow the user to select the new location)

                    6 votes
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                    • PDF Export on Mac and IOS

                      When exporting form onenote on windows the exported pdf has the current paper style I chose, on IOS and Mac we are getting no paper style.

                      in addition, when exporting from windows the resolution is great like it is looks like in the app on 100% view, on the Mac and iOS the proportions are all wrong it looks like it is exporting in on 60% zoom and some drawing and writings looks out of proportion.

                      For me those two problems are critical for the day to day use.

                      90 votes
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                      • Allow Mac users to choose a Microsoft product with all its benefits

                        Microsoft - please accept that making OneNote for Mac inferior to Windows version will not convert avid Mac users to Windows... it will just make us give up on OneNote... Discovered the programme having heard great things, only to find out several of the reasons I want it apply to the Mac version (PDF export, line spacing formatting, screen clipping, saving locally)... May give up, we are clearly not being listened too. Seems ridiculous as Word etc. for Mac works perfectly well

                        4 votes
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                        • Please support OneNote for Mac on the current plus 2 previous macOS operating systems

                          https://support.office.com/article/upgrade-your-macos-to-access-new-office-365-for-mac-features-f6efc6b6-90f8-4e69-82dd-d0de32a111aa

                          There is some indication that Office for Mac 2019 will only support the latest current release of macOS plus the previous operating system. This is a formal request from an Enterprise admin to have Microsoft provide support for the current macOS operating system plus the two previous operating systems.

                          Apple has been absolutely horrendous in documenting and providing the appropriate management tools to deal with major restrictions they've been adding to macOS. This makes it much more difficult to deploy the latest macOS release on day 1. As an example, the majority of our users are still on macOS…

                          15 votes
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                          • Picture and PDF to Text OCR on Mac offline please!

                            I think it is pretty lame that I OneNote on Mac can't do OCR of text offline. Plus when one is connected to the internet MS says it may even take from hours to days to be able to recognise text from images. Please fix MS.

                            5 votes
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                            • OneNote Importer for Mac loses Loses Note Titles

                              The community appreciates that OneNote Importer exists for Mac to migrate notes from Evernote to OneNote. However, Note Titles are completely missed -- I have several thousand notes and this happened for roughly half of my notes. Please fix this bug.

                              3 votes
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                              • 3 votes
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                                • OneNote needs a better system of export in PDF !! Where you can choose the size of "print"

                                  OneNote needs a better system of export in PDF !! Where you can choose the size of "print"

                                  28 votes
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                                  • Please improve resolution of PDF printout for macs

                                    Now when I insert PDF printout on macs, the resolution of the pdf is heavily reduced.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • theme

                                      Add support for themes in OneNote for Mac. Would be nice that this feature would be supported in Mac as well (now its limited to Windows version only afaik).

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Mac has an app called Agenda...

                                        https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/agenda-a-new-take-on-notes/id1287445660

                                        You have competition, and the way they organize new notes is really nice, and actually links to calendar as due dates. Do this, do this, do this

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Pick link location in OneNote

                                          In OneNote 2016, inserting a link pops up a window that allows you to pick/search for a location within OneNote to link to, which saves a lot of time. Without this feature, I have to

                                          1) first find the page/location in OneNote to link to
                                          2) Right-click and copy link location
                                          3) Navigate back to my original page
                                          4) Create a link
                                          5) Paste URL
                                          6) Enter name of link

                                          3 votes
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