OneNote for iPad & iPhone

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  1. 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

    410 votes
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    • iOS 11 Full Drag and Drop Compatibility

      Gives OneNote (and hopefully any other Office365 applications) the ability to drag and drop files, images, and text from other apps on iOS 11 for the iPad.

      502 votes
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      • 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.

        15 votes
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        • Connect To-Do and OneNote App

          OneNote - to be really useful - needs to habe a connector to tje Microsoft To-Do app or be able to create Outlook tasks or meetings directly from the app on the iPad.

          26 votes
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          • Lineal

            It would be great to use a lineal to make straight lines in the App. Maybe also using a Cordinate system or something like that.

            132 votes
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            • I'd like the custom tags from my desktop to sync to my iPad. Or at least be able to customize the tags in iPad to match my desktop.

              I'd like the custom tags from my desktop to sync to my iPad. Or at least be able to customize the tags in iPad to match my desktop.

              12 votes
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              • Add the Windows OneNote capability to convert inked text to keyboard entered text.

                Just asking for feature compatibility in converting inked (handwritten text) to keyboard text as allowed in the pc (Windows) versions of one note

                59 votes
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                • Handwriting recognition and OCR

                  Can you confirm that Onenote is capable or scanning handwritten notes and converting them to searchable text? If so, how do I access this?

                  Also can it scan pdf images for text and OCR what it finds? If so, can I control that or does it happen in the background?

                  9 votes
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                  • Ruler tool

                    Make OneNote easy to make graphs, with easy scaling, paper millimeter paper and easy to draw straight lines for math, physics and so on. I am using iPad and iPad Pro as well as Mac.thanks!

                    13 votes
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                    • MAKE VIDEO RECORDING AVAILABLE

                      i can't record videos while taking notes during my lectures!

                      21 votes
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                      • sync handwritten notes, typed notes and media with Audio recording

                        I want OneNote for ios users to be able to record audio and write handwritten notes, type notes,take video and take photo while recording audio.
                        It would be very handy if users could take photos, handwrite notes, type notes and take videos while recording audio and it syncs while recording so when you clicks on the handwritten note, typed note, taken photo or taken photo, it would work like a link to different parts of the recording not matter if it is a handwritten note, photo, typed note or taken video.

                        13 votes
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                        • Ink to Text is not available. Only Ink to Shape is. Toggle option between modes should be available.

                          Ink to Text is not available. Only Ink to Shape is. Toggle option between modes should be available.

                          5 votes
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                          • Search ability on the iphone like on the desktop version

                            Provide the same search ability on the iphone version of OneNote like you can do on the desktop version of the app.

                            153 votes
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                            • Inking offset on iPad

                              Teacher inking is not showing in correct place on student iPads, making the app unusable in a school setting. Disappointed that I was told to raise this in this forum when it is clearly a bug, not a feature request. It was working fine before.

                              4 votes
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                              • Bring ink math assistant to iPad

                                Please bring the Ink Math Assistant from the windows store edition to iPad. There are no real good math inking apps on iPad yet. Being able to graph handwritten functions or converting them to text would be super useful!

                                464 votes
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                                • Record audio and write at the same time.

                                  Much like the desktop version the iPad should be able to record audio while doing other tasks, this way you can record your lectures and take notes, on top of this it would be nice to be able to play back the lecture by selecting parts of your notes. Why is the iPad version so behind the desktop version.

                                  297 votes
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                                  • Add the “Create a Section Group” on iOS|Android

                                    Ability to use the “Create a section group on on other devices as iPhone/iPad or on Android devices. And not just have the feature only available on the Windows version

                                    60 votes
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                                    • Install version of OneNote that supports older version of iOS

                                      Hope there will be an option to downgrade or rollback version of OneNote that is compatible with older version of iOS.

                                      1 vote
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                                      • Don't make me press "Ok" to "Turn Off Airplane Mode or Use Wi-Fi to Access Data" every time I open OneNote in airplane mode!

                                        I know I'm offline.
                                        I want to use OneNote.
                                        But OneNote pops up a modal dialog saying "Turn Off Airplane Mode or Use Wi-Fi to Access Data" every time I open OneNote while being offline.
                                        It's very very annoying.

                                        If that message is important, show it in a non-obstrusive way somewhere at the bottom of the screen.

                                        Don't make it a modal dialog and don't force me to press "Ok" dozens of times a day.

                                        There are use cases where the user is not online and still wants to use OneNote.

                                        There are also use cases where people aren't online…

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Improve palm rejection

                                          Trying to write with Apple Pencil and OneNote activates other tools at the top of the screen because my palm touched them. When I’m trying to write that should not happen, it should reject palm input

                                          69 votes
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