OneNote for Mac

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  1. default

    Set my own default tab and default page within that tab.
    If I have stuff in a certain date/activity order, but one older item is of current importance, I want to have OneNote always open to that tab/page.

    1 vote
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  2. make it easier to work with hierarchical content

    The 'macified' interface for OneNote makes it more difficult to work with information that is stored hierarchical by nature.

    The old Windows version was perfect. All that time spent on a great design was essentially thrown away and replaced with something that is difficult to work.

    On the top there is left to right sections, with section groups to the far right. Then pages and sub-pages from top to bottom on the right.

    From a usability standpoint, I find it much more difficult to navigate complex topics this way.

    I would prefer to have a single area to navigate from…

    9 votes
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  3. Spellcheck?

    Please add a spellcheck for the Mac

    Thank you

    15 votes
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  4. Colors are not very accurate, and not consistent across the app... For example, red table shades look orange-ish, although the red highlight

    Colors are not very accurate, and not consistent across the app... For example, red table shades look orange-ish, although the red highlighter is totally legit.

    1 vote
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  5. Let me remove notebooks from 'recents' list

    Currently there seems to be no way to remove notebooks from the 'recents' list.

    I am freelancer and have several notebooks from an earlier contract that I am now stuck with. In the support forum I was told to use a Windows computer to get them removed... not commenting any further on that.

    18 votes
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  6. ability to pin search results window

    Other MS Office products provided a search results window that persisted after clicking a particular result. This made it very easy to find content that might not be on the first couple hits.

    With OneNote, you have to re-enter the search term and wait for the search results again. This is made worse by the fact that the default search is "All notebooks".

    My request is a slightly redesigned search that can optionally be pinned if the user needs to hold on to the results

    5 votes
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  7. Inserting annotated PDFs or Word Files

    I read that this function has been done, but it doesn't seem to work. I want to have open PDFs or Word files fully displayed so I can annotate them, highlight them, bookmark them, place stickies for notes etc, plus I want all the words to be searchable and possibly generate an table of contents up front and an index of all the words in the back. The idea is to build a trial note book with one section being the complaint, one section being motions, another section being investigation, another section being police reports, etc. Can't seem to do…

    18 votes
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  8. Mac: Import OPML to OneNote

    Importing OPML files to OneNote would be very useful.

    6 votes
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  9. Scrollbar for Tables

    Tables aren't useful for long ongoing lists, but they would be if they had a scrolling view. Also, we need to hide/show completed tasks.

    5 votes
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  10. GTD - Add support for GTD workflow

    Here are some suggestions.
    Work with David Allen to improve your product.
    Provide easy import from email and other Microsoft products.
    Add a flexible and customizable Tagging system to support links to contexts and projects.
    List views of all tasks
    Link to outlook tasks.

    17 votes
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  11. Automatically email out a onenote page on a daily or weekly basis

    Automatically email out a onenote page on a regular basis. For example, say I have a list of tasks I need to complete on a monthly basis, or I want to be reminded of my goals. I'd like to have these pages emailed out to me automatically on a regular basis.

    3 votes
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  12. Train your help desk staff. They don't even know the product.

    I have a password protection issue and after being sent three different places, no one even knew what I was talking about. still unresolved.

    2 votes
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  13. Mac: Local or Network Share Notebooks

    Essentially, OneNote for Mac needs the same functionality as OneNote for Windows: the ability to use a network share to store notebooks for collaboration.

    Most corporate firewalls block cloud services, making OneNote for Mac completely useless for myself and countless other users. The worst part is that you can't even get into the app without logging in to the cloud service, which means I couldn't even get to the feedback button within the app to post this, so I had to Google for a place to post feedback for OneNote and wound up here at UserVoice.

    I've seen similar ideas…

    76 votes
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  14. Hide authors for OneNote for Mac

    Add functionality to "Hide Authors" in Mac edition of OneNote.

    63 votes
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  15. 1) "Print to OneNote" feature, allowing easy import for .ppts/.docs/.pdfs. 2)Make these imported .ppts/.docs/.pdfs searchable.

    Easy to improve OneNote for Max with these:
    1) "Print to OneNote" feature, allowing easy import for .ppts/.docs/.pdfs. 2) Make these imported .ppts/.docs/.pdfs searchable.

    53 votes
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  16. It shoudln't use significant energy

    When OneNote is open, the mac's battery energy level is decreasing quickly. The mac also says that OneNote is using significant energy.

    32 votes
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  17. Better access to other notebooks

    Now access to other notebooks is through a pulldown menu beside the section tabs. Let's vote to this option that all available notebooks be 'shown' or 'visible' with their icons or in other ways like it used to be in "OneNote" for windows 2003. Thanks.

    2 votes
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  18. aspect ratio

    When resizing images, holding down shift does not respect the aspect ratio of the image.

    3 votes
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  19. Offer formatting options for each small box in which I type text - to colour the box/ draw a border etc

    I make free-form notes in the open canvas - completely LOVE the idea. However, if I could be able to colour the little boxes of text with different backgrounds (same palette as page colour?) it would be lovely, because visually they stand out.

    18 votes
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  20. Add ability to attach files to OneNote pages

    On Windows you can add files to a OneNote page, it would be great to have this feature on Mac too.

    17 votes
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