OneNote for Mac

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  1. turn off sync

    please allow turn off sync option in mac for onenote.

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    • CREATE IMAGE GALLERY

      When uploading multiple images into OneNote, allow the creation of an image (or video) gallery where all the images can be seen in a 'full screen' grid and scrolled through (rather then a single line of images). Allow formatting and 'presentation mode' of these images.

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      • keyboard shortcut text size

        Keyboard Shortcut to Change Font Size
        Same as windows - command + ] = increase, command + [ = decrease

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        • Need to transfer hundreds of iOS notes to OneNote

          Transferring/exporting one iOS Note at a time to OneNote is not practical when large quantities are involved. Need the ability to deal with hundreds at a time.

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          • Print from Word, Excel and PowerPoint into OneNote

            Similar to the same functionality available in Windows.

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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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                • 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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                      • Ability to make pages and subpages stand out on the navigational panel

                        Please add an option to colour a page or a subpage on the pages navigational panel. Something similar to the coloured tabs in the sections panel but not on the side of the panel. Just adding the ability to change the font colour of a page title on the navigational panel would do if highlighting a title is too much.

                        I have heaps of pages in each section and I want to be able to group pages together in colours and put markers so I can look at the navigational panel and know which pages have certain information.

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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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                          • 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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                            • Allow local storage. I'll even pay for it!!!!

                              I can't use OneNote due to no local storage.

                              Why can't there be a paid option to store locally?

                              My work has issues with the cloud and I don't completely trust it either.

                              Given Microsoft's approach to data storage I don't trust them either now.

                              This is a ****** move by Microsoft.

                              62 votes
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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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                                • 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.

                                  38 votes
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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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                                        • 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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