OneNote for iPad & iPhone

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  1. Being able to convert handwritten text on iPad OneNote to text

    Being able to convert handwritten text on iPad OneNote to text. It seems to be available on PC tablet/hybrid version, why not iPad? Would be even better now with apple pencil of course!

    970 votes
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  2. How about a page size option.

    How about a page size option. It’s crazy trying to print out hand written notes. At least allow for an a4 guide so we can keep our notes to a page size .

    286 votes
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  3. Draw straight lines.

    Hello, there should be a function where you can draw straight lines.

    166 votes
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  4. paper size options

    I wish I could choose page sizes like A4. Infinite note is great but sometimes it’s confusing. I use onenote on a laptop, a smartphone and an ipad and 100% scale is different on each devises. when I edit something on the laptop it’s wide and on the smartphone it’s narrow with 100%. I need universal size.

    198 votes
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  5. Please support pressure sensitivity and "Pencil" for Apple Pencil

    It's obvious that Apple Pencil is pressure sensitive. When I'm writing with Surface Pen, the things written look natural, but on iPad, it doesn't. This makes me want to give up using OneNote cause the inequality of the experience across the platforms.

    Also, there are only pen and highlighter in the iOS version, but the Windows version has an additional pencil option. Things written in pencil are displayed as pen on iOS.

    129 votes
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  6. Sync hand writing notes with audio recording on iPad

    I have used Onenote on the surface pro 4 and loved it. But the experience on the Ipad Pro is lacking a major feature: audio recording while taking notes + sync playback with the note taking. When you start the audio record in Onenote on the Ipad you can’t do anything else... Is there something I’m missing? If not, Microsoft please address this! Otherwise this is a great app and I love being able to move from the Ipad to my Pc and find all of my notes.
    Martin

    292 votes
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  7. Open two different sections or notebooks side by side in App

    In the iPad App have the ability to open two sections or notebooks side by side so you can look at documents and take notes at the same time

    127 votes
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  8. Lasso and change ink stroke and color

    It would be incredibly nice if I could lasso something that's already written and change the ink stroke or color. That would save me a TON of time when I realize that I want my ink in another color!

    98 votes
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  9. 47 votes
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  10. It must be very useful if we can record voice while drawing or sketching in iPad. Would you mind develop this sector as well.

    It must be very useful if we can record voice while drawing or sketching in iPad. Would you mind develop this sector as well.

    177 votes
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  11. Say what iOS promised over 4 years ago, make note taking on OneNote for iOS able to convert writing to text.

    It would be great to use the full functionality of Microsoft OneNote on an iOS device. (like handwriting conversion to text). This is an old subject that keeps on coming back.

    46 votes
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  12. Please let us insert shapes!!!!!

    I want to use shapes with the apple pencil like I do it on the PC Version!!

    67 votes
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  13. Change color of handwritten notes without erasing and rewriting

    It would be so helpful if there was a feature that allowed users to lasso select a portion of handwritten notes and change the ink color instead of having to erase and rewrite them in the desired color.

    80 votes
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  14. Page Size Option across all the platform please!!!

    Page Size Option across all the platform please!!!

    46 votes
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  15. Apple Pencil 2nd Gen Double Tap Eraser Function Stopped Working

    - My Apple Pencil 2 Double tap function stopped working for the eraser Function.
    - Date: 10:30 AM June 6, 2019
    - Device: Ipad Pro (12.9-Inch)(3rd Generation)
    - OneNote Version: 16.25

    Important Part of my workflow, anyone else experiencing the same problems:

    Tags: Ipad Pro 2018 Apple Pencil 2 Double Tap Problem Eraser Stop Not Work 2nd generation Help
    IOS Version: 12.3.1

    5 votes
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  16. Support for iOS Shortcuts app

    Several journaling apps like Bear and Day One support note creation through the new iOS shortcuts app. Would love to see OneNote support this feature too, with actions like adding a new note, inserting content (text, pictures...) into an existing page, etc.

    19 votes
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  17. Sweet baby Jesus, PLEASE give us iOS functionality to draw straight lines that snap to the grid.

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, ability to draw straight lines and other shapes that snap to the grid. It's the only reason why I still line noteability. Help a poor student out.

    397 votes
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  18. Treat PDFs as PDFs

    When selecting the printout option, pdfs are treated as background images. It would be great if I could annotate on them, instead of just writtng over an image

    239 votes
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  19. Sync hand writing notes with audio recording.

    I have used Onenote on the surface pro 4 and loved it. But the experience on the Ipad Pro is lacking a major feature: audio recording while taking notes + sync playback with the note taking. When you start the audio record in Onenote on the Ipad you can’t do anything else... Is there something I’m missing? If not, Microsoft please address this! Otherwise this is a great app and I love being able to move from the Ipad to my Pc and find all of my notes.
    Martin

    93 votes
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  20. Enable option to treat iOS ink as either 'handwriting' or 'drawing'

    Prior to December of 2017 OneNote interpreted iOS pen inputs as 'handwriting' which enables server side indexing of handwritten notes.

    In December, during an update, this was changed to 'drawing' which means that all handwritten notes made on iOS must be manually converted using a win32 application.

    A support thread was started here:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onenote-mso_imobile-mso_o365b/handwriting-recognition-stopped-working-on-ipad/85269887-c426-4eb4-adf5-bc749aeae50e?messageId=d79d1886-b44b-459a-ba83-2e8edc01f267&rtAction=1526467916381

    Which was just recently closed as 'Design Behavior'. Instead of just going back to default all ink input as handwriting, it would be hugely beneficial to be able to toggle the default input in the settings menu.

    142 votes
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