OneNote for Mac

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  1. 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.

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      102 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hello
      I’s sorry to hear there are difficulties in getting the new tag search to appear. We are investigating this and I’ll let you know what is found out.

      Also, I want to let you know that the tag search may be hidden from your view depending on how your navigation pane settings were set. If you hid your navigation pane, [“View > Navigation Pane > Hide All”], the search button is not visible. For it to appear, you need to set you Navigation Pane View setting to either “Hide Section List” or “Show Sections and Pages” or use “Command +F” as someone on this forum suggested.

      I hope this helps. Keep the suggestions coming as we are reading each and every one.

    • Mac: Find Tags and Summarize Tags

      add "Find Tags" & "Compile/Summarize All Tags" on the Mac. Very hard to believe that Microsoft does not include it for the Mac, very base feature.

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        Hello

        I’s sorry to hear there are difficulties in getting the new tag search to appear. We are investigating this and I’ll let you know what is found out.

        Also, I want to let you know that the tag search may be hidden from your view depending on how your navigation pane settings were set. If you hid your navigation pane, [“View > Navigation Pane > Hide All”], the search button is not visible. For it to appear, you need to set you Navigation Pane View setting to either “Hide Section List” or “Show Sections and Pages” or use Command +F as someone on this forum suggested.

        I hope this helps. Keep the suggestions coming as we are reading each and every one.

      • Additional states for Checkboxes/To-Dos

        Currently a checkbox can be either checked or not, but sometimes additional states are needed (ie: in-progress or invalid). There are also alternate types of checkboxes indicating "priorities." It would be nice if this was expanded such that one could right-click on a box and change its state (new (empty-box), complete (checked), in-progress (a -), invalid (X) and priority (normal, high, low, etc). This could be combined with an enhanced version of custom tags (not yet available on Mac) to give more functionality across all platforms.

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          Help us out!!! We appreciate that you have spent time on UserVoice giving us feedback on how to improve OneNote tagging. We’d like to hear more!!! Click this link to help guide decisions around custom tags. The survey will take less than 3 minutes. All answers are anonymous.

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        • Mac: Custom tags

          As a law student, the tags that are included in this version are completely useless without being able to search for them. Please allow us the ability to use custom tags or at the very least be able to compile like-tags in one place

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            Help us out!!! We appreciate that you have spent time on UserVoice giving us feedback on how to improve OneNote tagging. We’d like to hear more!!! Click this link to help guide decisions around custom tags. The survey will take less than 3 minutes. All answers are anonymous.

            Survey is closed

          • Please provide the importer tool for Evernote for Mac. Will definitely move if you provide.

            I am looking for a real cross PC/Mac tool. Evernote was great for me .. but not in a mixed, business environment - we have office 365 .. which is now a really productive tool now it is on iOS

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