OneNote for Mac

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  1. Ability to set page size in OneNote for Mac

    On windows the default page size can be set and changed. However in Mac there is no way to change the default the page size

    45 votes
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    • Markup language

      Would be great to have option to edit in markup language as it proves to be very useful.

      13 votes
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      • Add Read Only Functionality for iPad

        After my notes are complete I like to read through them on my ipad. However when I scroll with my finger or stylus One Note always ends up selecting an image or text thinking that I want to edit something. I wish there was a function on the iPad to "freeze" the page so you can just read and scroll without the app constantly thinking you're trying to edit the page.

        6 votes
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        • Allow Office documents inserted into OneNote to be edited and saved back to OneNote

          In OneNote for Windows and attached file can be opened in Word/Excel, edited and saved back to the same place in the OneNote notebook. OneNote for OS X cannot do this. I really want to use OneNote on the Mac but these missing features make it difficult. MS has Office 2016 90% right but they need to get the other 10% correct or Mac users will go elsewhere

          291 votes
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          • Lockable journals/notebooks

            We should have the option to lock some of our notebooks from the view of others. It would be great if we had the option to password protect individual notebooks on top of the account sign in in general.

            5 votes
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            • Add horizontal line

              To add the ability of adding an horizontal line.

              38 votes
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              • Group Objects, Select objects and Group them

                Ability to group objects. Select two objects or more and group them so that they move together. Often things move around too much when you add things above and creating tables to group items feels old school.

                29 votes
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                • Recent Notes

                  Have a "Recent Notes" option like on the mobile versions.

                  79 votes
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                  • Show SYNC STATUS and HISTORY and SIMPLIFY SYNC ERRORS

                    The error codes never make sense. Please simplify them or provide a key explaining the different error codes. We mainly need to know which page/section is the source of the problem.

                    I believe most all of my syncing problems are stemming from a page or section being too large (having too many images/screenshots). I would appreciate if OneNote could just tell me which page/section is the culprit so then I could easily divide the section up. But right now, it's almost impossible for me to be able to click on the exclamation point in time before the notebook starts re-syncing…

                    20 votes
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                    • Improved resolution of imported PDF documents.

                      Presently it is possible to import PDF documents into OneNote. This is a very nice feature for reviewing documents. However the resolution of the imported PDF documents is rather low. This means that for PDF documents with small fonts, for instance academic papers, the result is not sharp enough for pleasant reading.

                      6 votes
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                      • group drawing

                        I would like to group (and also ungroup) drawings and text boxes. For example, to draw an arrow in order to point to a text - it would be nice to be able to group them together so they do not separate if one of them is moved.

                        22 votes
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                        • Why can't I pin notebooks in OneNote for Mac like I could with OneNote for Windows?

                          OneNote for Windows lets me pin the notebook list to the window, so it sits on the left side of the screen. Why can't this be done in OneNote for Mac?

                          24 votes
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                          • Mac: Page Templates

                            Vote for this suggestion if you'd like to have page templates for your notes in OneNote for Mac, similar to the templates feature that is available in OneNote for Windows.

                            2,299 votes
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                            • Add the ability to vertically align text in table cells

                              Currently text cannot be vertically aligned in table cells, please add this functionality.

                              30 votes
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                              • mac: print to onenote

                                make it possible to print anything to onenote with print driver for mac, like on PC.

                                136 votes
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                                • Shortcut keys for increasing/decreasing font size on one step

                                  In Windows version font size of selected text can be changed for one step using Shift+Ctrl+> or Shift+Ctrl+<
                                  Test case 1:
                                  - select text
                                  - press special shortcut keys
                                  Result -> text increased/decreased for 1 step

                                  Test case 2(not present at windows version):
                                  - put cursor on any line
                                  - press special shortcut keys
                                  Result -> text increased/decreased for 1 step for all text in this line

                                  Thanks,
                                  Regards

                                  27 votes
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                                  • Add Substitutions sub-menu to OneNote's Edit menu for automatic text replacement

                                    Unlike other Mac apps (such as TextEdit), OneNote for Mac does not have a Substitutions sub-menu under its Edit menu to allow automatic text replacements. Thus, in OS X Preferences > Keyboard > Text, the Replace & With columns there are ignored by OneNote for Mac. More info:

                                    https://support.apple.com/kb/PH18439

                                    105 votes
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                                    • Mac: Outlook integration - tasks, meeting minutes, export to OneNote

                                      Vote for this suggestion if you'd like more integration between Outlook and OneNote for Mac, including: Tasks and reminders, meeting minutes, exporting emails to OneNote.

                                      2,847 votes
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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

                                        2,449 votes
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                                        • search/find in current notebook by default

                                          Missing is the ability to search the current notebook (by default, or set via preferences).

                                          If i'm separating content into different notebooks, in most cases I want to search the current notebook by default. There appears to be no way to do this, except manually slicking on the search dropdown and selecting "This Notebook" each time. I would like to be able to set the default behavior for the search bar.

                                          There should be a shortcut for searching in the notebook as well. Right now you can either search the page or all notebooks. It makes it very difficult to…

                                          25 votes
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