OneNote for Mac

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  1. 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.

    695 votes
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    • 349 votes
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      • Mac: search for tags

        Need equivalent search system to Windows version. Being unable to search on tags makes the Mac version half as usable. What good are notes if you can't find the information when you need it?

        Not looking for OS level tagging or fancy tag structures as in the other requests posted here, just want useable, equivalent features.

        977 votes
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        • 28 votes
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          • PAGE SIZE OPTION!!

            You really need to add the same options that the PC version has. Not knowing where one page ends and the next start is a huge pain when you wanting to print things on one page!.

            454 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.

              15 votes
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              • We need dark theme for notes.

                Dark theme is supported in most of the apps. It would be better if you support the same.

                19 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.

                  1,345 votes
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                  • Add Touch Bar Support for OneNote for Mac

                    Like you did with Word, Excel, and Outlook, please add formatting tools in the Touch Bar in support of the 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.

                    538 votes
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                    • 7 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.

                        6 votes
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                        • Make it just like the Windows version

                          Make it just like the Windows version.

                          598 votes
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                          • Table formatting

                            Give OneNote for Mac the same rich level of Table formatting as is available in Word. Perhaps add a Table Ribbon element. Options such as border colour, style, weight; alternating row formats, vertical alignment, quick styles,sorting a table by a given column etc should all exist.

                            3 votes
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                            • Better hierarchical organization of content: Add Subsections

                              We currently can create sections and pages within sections, but I often find myself wishing for subsections within sections. My workaround is to create section groups, but this does not provide the hierarchical relationships that I would find most useful. I would prefer to have sections be treated as "folders" for nesting of information. Example would be:
                              Section - Industry
                              --> Subsection - Financial Services
                              ---> Sub-subsection - Customers
                              ------>Page - Customer A
                              ------>Page - Customer B
                              --> Subsection - Transportation
                              ---->Sub-subsection - Customers
                              ------>Customer C
                              ------>Customer D

                              3 votes
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                              • Need an option to edit the date

                                If you create a note on a particular date, but want the date under the headline to be a different date, you should be able to edit it – just like in the office version.

                                3 votes
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                                • Ability to edit linked files from within OneNote

                                  We NEED to be able to edit a file (eg Word, Excel or Powerpoint) that has been dragged into OneNote from within OneNote. Being limited to Read-Only if we open the file from within OneNote is utterly useless. It works in Windows, so why not in MacOS. This missing feature is a deal breaker.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • 2 votes
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                                    • notebooks library

                                      With lots of notebooks I now need a better way to file/organize/navigate/access them. Let users create personal "libraries" where they can file their notebooks, with user-defined categorization and n-levels of sub-categories.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Can we please have a feature that stops automatic syncing for OneNote.

                                        It's killing my battery and interrupting my typing during lecture. Please have a feature that turns it off.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Make a [Ubuntu] Linux Version!

                                          Since Microsoft has already ported Office and OneNote 2016 to Mac, it's relatively trivial to change it up so it runs on Ubuntu LTS.

                                          It's a great app, and I would really advocate for it if it would actually run - which it doesn't even in wine.

                                          See it as an expansion of your potential customer audience - espechally when it comes to collab functions like SharePoint.
                                          Just because you have ported the client application to Linux it doesn't men People will stop wanting to buy Azure and hosted SharePoint Subscriptions.

                                          28 votes
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