OneNote for Mac

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    • custom tags color text

      Restore previous Custom Tag capability where we can set quick key (Control+2), assign a highlight color for the text, assign Name for Tag (Waiting on Someone/Something) and search on these easily. This feature has been in OneNote as I've been using it since 2015 but now it has been removed. Please restore this functionality as this is used daily.

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      • Control audio with F7,F8,F9 to skip-backward, play/pause, skip-forward, accordingly with the keyboard audio controls.

        F7: skip-backward 15 seconds
        F8: play/pause
        F9: skip-forward 15 seconds

        This would fit with the keyboard graphics and would significantly facilitate paraphrasing and flash-card making for large lectures. I like to put tables next to the lecture slides and turn it into my own question/answer. It would be lightyears faster if I could control the audio with the keyboard alone, rather than moving the mouse up to rewind every time I would like to pause or skip backward.

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        • Deleted .url files from OneDrive sync

          Backup from OneNote to OneDrive is convenient, but the frequency of the backup is flooding my trash bin with outdated .url files (about 1,000 new deleted files every 10 minutes). This only just started happening, and I'm not sure what has changed. The recommendation from Microsoft Support was to manually pause syncing for periods of time—could a less-noticeable backup happen, or at least back up less frequently?

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          • OneNote MAC=PC Equivalency

            OneNote for Mac should be equivalent to OneNote for PC IN ALL ASPECTS!! Otherwise, we don't get what we paid for.

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            • Absolutely basic how-to information for absolute beginners. I managed a brief note, but how do I add a photo. How do I begin another note.

              Instructions about how to use all the features you boast about. Simple instructions. How do I add image or photo? I decided to reject OneNote because I could not add a photo to my entry'. You are not alone in this deficiency. Many other journal apps don't bother to tell the client how to do the most basic of actions. Dear developers: we are not all geeks!

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              • Recent Notes & Pin Notes

                OneNote for iOS has a great Recent Notes section with the ability to pin notes. It is fantastic for shared notebooks and for users with many notebooks/pages. Please add this useful feature to the MacOS Desktop version.

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                • Add the same functions of 'home' of word to OneNote

                  for wxample the size word zoom, the formatting (Format -> paragraph -> single spaced, 1.5, multiple etc)

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                  • Templates please

                    please allow OneNote for Mac to create page templates. This would be so timesaving.

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                    • have the ability to change the default font for text pages, color, size and titles

                      have the ability to change the default font for text pages, color, size and titles

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                      • Print paper style lines

                        OneNote should print the paper style lines in macOS and iOS. Whenever you print from OneNote in macOS and iOS, the lines do not print, only the notes you have created. It works in the Windows version of OneNote, so Microsoft should make it work in the same manner in macOS and iOS.

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                        • Bring back the tags window in home ribbon from Mac v16.20

                          In Mac OneNote v16.21 the Home ribbon loses many different tags along with the box in the ribbon with all of the tabs visible. Please bring this back ASAP, there are several tags that I used in my workflow routinely and I may resort to a different note-taking application if this isn't fixed. Why remove what wasn't a problem.

                          This is one reason technology gets in the way of progress when good applications are made worse by removing valuable features for no good reason.

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                          • give us an option to toggle between the old and new versions of onenote. i really miss the sections at the top, notebook tabs on the right

                            give us an option to toggle between the old and new versions of onenote. i really, really miss the more intuitive layout of sections at the top, notebook tabs on the right

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                            • ADD LINE SPACING LIKE IN WORD

                              HY CANT I DOUBLE SPACE. TO MAKE A SPACE BETWEEN LINES THAT IS NOT THE SAME SIZE AS THE FONT I'M USING, I HAVE TO PRESS ENTER, CHANGE THE FONT TO SIZE 8, PRESS ENTER, THEN CHANGE THE FONT SIZE TO 14. TOO MUCH WORK.

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                              • SPELLCHECK.

                                (1) Under "Edit" the feature it should be titled "Spelling and Grammar" like it is in Word, (2) THE SIDEBAR SHOULD BE "IGNORE" "CHANGE" AND THEN "ADD" AT THE BOTTOM UNDERNEATH THE UNNECESSARILY LARGE TEXT BOX CONTAINING SPELLING OPTIONS, ugh. i accidentally "add" words all the time. obnoxious.

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                                • OneNote for Mac should be fully like OneNote 2016 client

                                  OneNote for Mac client should have all the features and functions of the Windows OneNote 2016. One of the biggest fails is the ability to Store notebooks on your local hard drive instead of in the cloud, including backups.

                                  The biggest fail of the OneNote road map for both Windows and Mac is making both versions a stripped down shell of what it was. Instead of removing features of OneNote 2016 for those who purchase Office suites, OneNote should have all the new features that is going into the "free" version and retain all of the features supported by the…

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                                    • Instant search results

                                      Would like to see search results updated as soon as I start typing searches, much like the older desktop OneNote version. I find typing the search then pressing Enter to be an outdated UI model.

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                                      • Fountain pen

                                        The writing just looks so "meh" on here. I use this for teaching and as a digital textbook and the pens are not as the ones in Goodnote or Notability, the look is better and they are more responsive. Love this app otherwise. Thanks!

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                                        • Performance on the Retina Display is bad

                                          I love OneNote but the performance on my MacBook Pro 13 (2016) is not good. Resizing or moving images, zooming in and out or scrolling are extremely laggy. But when I use OneNote on an external 1080p monitor it’s smooth, the performance is only bad on the Retina Display.

                                          Maybe you should consider using Metal on macOS.

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