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STRAIGHT LINE FEATURE

Please would you allow us to draw straight lines - just as you would in notability (your competitor) - DRAWING STRAIGHT LINES IS ESSENTIAL AND IS SUCH A SIMPLE FEATURE TO IMPLEMENT INTO THE SOFTWARE OF THIS APP - THIS FEATURE IS SEVERELY LACKING ON THE IPAD

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You can already, click "Ink to Shape", then try draw a shape of an arrow.
    This page needs some serious admin cleaning up all the features that already exist

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The ruler is already in PowerPoint for iOS, where you don’t really need it, why is it not in OneNote....?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The drawing an arrow head on a jagged line sucks. Please implement a real line and shape tool.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    As a workaround, use a drawing package (I used picPick as it's really easy to use) then create a line (or whatever shape you want) in the package (rotating if necessary) then copy and paste this into its own object/text box in OneNote, which you can then move around and place wherever you want. Not perfect I know but it's better than nothing!!!

  • etwasanderes2 commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If you draw an arrow it converts it to a line (if it recognises it [rare]).
    This is not ideal for percise lines (or easy to use).
    Things I'd like to see:

    - snapping to grid / hoizontal/verical lines / other drawn lines (?) / text (?)
    - being able to easiely disable snapping (with an emphasis on easily)
    - adjustable start / stop points after drawing (same with moving the enire thing at once)
    - different line styles

    Biggest post about this (that I know of):
    https://onenote.uservoice.com/forums/327180-onenote-for-ipad-iphone/suggestions/10926294-on-screen-ruler

  • JC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to see such a feature. It would allow me to draw diagrams and hand written tables and charts.

  • N commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It is an essential feature which unfortunately doesn't exist in Onenote, IOS Version- Please find a way to make it possible

  • Lukas Hauser commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes please!!! Give us that Feature. I miss it so much. For example when I want to draw a coordinate diagram on the iPad.

  • Vineet commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    The feature to draw straight line is already there...enable shape recognition, draw a line, immediately make a small arrow at the end of the line and it will convert into a straight line

  • Yossi M Olaya commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I agree but the underlying issue is that Onenote for ipad is seriously lacking on features that already exist in the desktop apps.

  • Mat Smith commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Lol, if you want to switch to another app on the basis of this one, then OneNote probably isn’t for you! I agree it would be an excellent addition. But to throw your hands up in despair... get over it!

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