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  1. Make it just like the Windows version

    Make it just like the Windows version.

    94 votes
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    • Leaving (or option to leave) the section tabs at the top on the page instead of on the side

      Of the new experimental features is the sections tabs moving to the side of the page instead of displaying at the top. This kills screen space as it takes a huge chunk or horizontal space for people who work with two windows side by side. If the feature is coming, please leave an option to revert back to displaying these tabs at the top of the notebook.

      337 votes
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      • Please, please, please allow us to collapse subpages like you can in the Windows version

        As above. You wouldn't believe how much better this single feature would make the Mac version of the product.

        85 votes
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        • 213 votes
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          • tag search

            Please add TAG SEARCH into ON for Mac!

            My apple students are being turned off by lack of functionality

            46 votes
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            • Give option to work offline all the time

              Allow the option to never use online sync. I do not want to have my OneNote online, ever.
              This is possible on my daughter's Windows laptop, but not on my MacBook, even though I paid for the product. Why?
              Should be my choice whether to use online or not. I don't like being forced to go online... to do a simple thing like add a notebook. Really?
              I want to keep my stuff on MY laptop and MY backup system, not anywhere else.

              50 votes
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              • Change the new colour - seriously my eyes

                The new ultra bright purple is completely unsuitable for a productivity app, fine for a call to action button, but for a piece of software that for long periods by many, it's now painful to use because the new colour is far to bright and distracting.

                15 votes
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                • Painfully slow with new updates

                  For some reason with the new updates the app has become painfully slow, please address this issue I'm sure I'm not the only.

                  My MacBook Air is early 2014
                  i7 1.7GHz
                  8Gb 1600mz ddr3
                  500GB SSD
                  HD Graph 5000 1500mb

                  40 votes
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                  • Printing

                    I don’t understand why a Note Program where we frequently have to print the notes, cannot format the page to fit computer paper 8x11? I have to fight the program to print the pages accurately. Am I doing something wrong?

                    86 votes
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                    • Sort Capability

                      Please add sort capability for the Mac! Being able to sort notes by date and alphabetically would greatly improve the program's usability.

                      34 votes
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                      • Please give us the option of templates for mac! PLEASE!

                        Please add templates to the mac version

                        7 votes
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                        • Add touchbar support for MacBook Pro!

                          All Microsoft Office apps (or almost all of them), including Excel, Powerpoint, & Word all have support for touchbar, except OneNote. Please add touchbar support for OneNote!

                          42 votes
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                          • index

                            Since we have Headers 1,2,3 etc, please allow inserting an INDEX just like MS WORD, with the option of indexing either across the whole SECTION or the whole NOTEBOOK

                            6 votes
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                            • Make the Mac version as powerful as the Windows version!

                              Why don't you get that you're a software company.

                              11 votes
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                              • Collapsable pages and subpages

                                Please add the feature that would allow subpages to be collapsed. This feature is available in the Windows version, but not in the Mac. I use both a Mac and Windows computer, but because a page/folder can have a lot of other pages, it makes it very difficult to find a page. Please add this feature, it would greatly help and provide excellent usage ability for others to further enjoy the great features of OneNote.

                                103 votes
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                                • Keywords (called Tagging in Evernote)

                                  OneNote already has something they call "Tags" which is fundamentally different from what people requesting Tags mean.

                                  I think OneNotes Tags are very cool and they are worth keeping.

                                  However absolutely missing is the ability to add keywords that can be searched and provide virtual groupings of items over and above the very limited and restrictive Notebook / Section paradigm.

                                  The OneNote team needs to get over this myopic approach that is based on a physical object and embrace the power available in the electronic version to have virtualized related objects that can be brought together through searches.

                                  Having a…

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Slow program after updating to version 15.31

                                    The programme is extremely slow in everything i do. Even when i just writes. So slow that I, sadly, can't use it in practise. The problems started the 20th of February when i updated to version 15.31.

                                    22 votes
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                                    • add the find tags option to ribbon

                                      Please add the same functionality for finding tags as there is on the windows version

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Allow users to change notebook color

                                        I know that users can pick a notebook color when they create one, but it would be nice to be able to change the color of a notebook once it exists if a user decides that they want a different color for their already existing notebook.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Page Setup Options

                                          Simply having page setup for starters. I just want to print as landscape so it will fit o 1 page rather than 4 and it's not an option...UGH!

                                          33 votes
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