OneNote for Mac

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  1. Add page name to title bar

    I often have several OneNote for Mac pages open and tiled. It would be very useful to have the page name added to the Notebook and Section names in the title bar, such as Notebook Name >> Section Name >> Page Name. This would be similar to the file name displayed in a Word or Excel title bar. The benefit would be to select the page at a glance rather than needing to open the page window to identify the page by reading the content.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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              • audio source

                A long term issue w audio recordings. When recording computer based audio, either via webinars, or lecture playbacks, anything going through the computer audio system output...
                Need to allow this system output to be input into OneNote.

                This will allow listening & taking notes and not having the keyboard clicking and other ambient sounds captured by the mic and thus OneNote.
                It makes the resultant audio file essentially useless.

                In short, allow a selection of the audio inputs, one of which should be system audio output.

                ps. Mac based. If that is important.

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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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                  • symbol shortcut onenote

                    Make Symbol Shortcuts from Normal.dotm work on OneNote like it does on word. So math stuff can be reasonably written in OneNote

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                    • return to old format

                      You all have destroyed the functionality of One Note by removing the top tabs and making the navigation all but impossible. CAN YOU RESTORE A LINK SO THE USERS CAN DOWNLOAD THE OLDER VERSION AND RETURN ITS PRIOR FUNCTIONALITY? Thanks so much. Drew

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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.

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                        • Crash and data loss on dragging note

                          Pretty simple. I try to drag a note from one place to another and OneNote crashes, completely losing the dragged note and all of its contents. I say "losing" because the note isn't recoverable from the trash bin; it's just gone. This happened to me once recently when dragging notes from one notebook to another, then happened to me twice today (once from one section to another, then again just trying to reorder notes). This is terrible. I really don't want to keep losing my files trying to use an essential feature of the program. Please fix this ASAP.

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                          • 7 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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                              • 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

                                7 votes
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                                • turn off sync

                                  please allow turn off sync option in mac for onenote.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Insert a textbox anywhere INSIDE tables.

                                    Currently you can't insert textboxes anywhere inside like you can usually in OneNote. Any text you type inside a table goes straight to the top of the cell. To type further down a cell you have keep pressing enter until you reach the line you want to type on.

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                                    • 2 votes
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                                      • Search emoji

                                        Emojis have been present in our lives for a while now.
                                        As such, it would be useful to be able to search for them in our notes. I, for example, use several different emojis to better organize the contents, as well as to express myself.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Modo oscuro

                                          Modo oscuro compatible con macOS mojave

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