OneNote for iPad & iPhone

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  1. Better resolution of imported PDFs using iOS or macOS onenote

    As of 12/8/2018, it is still impossible to import a pdf with good resolution when using either the iOS or macOS version of onenote. The resolution is significantly worse when imported using these platforms versus when imported from a windows computer. I hope this issue will be addressed — it has been several years, but still without a fix!

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    • stop the virtual keyboard from popping up when using the apple pencil

      when I'm using the apple pencil on my ipad in onenote, everytime I switch between pens or go to the eraser, the virtual keyboard keeps popping up. very annoying. seems more like a bugfix request...

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      • ink to text

        Please bring out an ink to text feature so we can convert our notes into a typed document if needed. Ink to text for mathematical equations would be amazing as well although that is a little more complex to do. However, the ink to text is almost mandatory at this point as all other microsoft devices such as the surface pro have this... One note should be the same through out all platforms. Atleast for the most basic featuresAtleast

        162 votes
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        • black sheets

          Add black paper color in the paper section, this will reduce battery drain and writing in dark rooms during meetings and presentations.

          40 votes
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          • Change markers opacity

            Currently, all highlighters and pens have the same opacity, which is quite hard. It would be nice to have the option to change it and make it softer (more translucent) so as to have softer highlighter and “pencil-like” highlighting.

            2 votes
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            • Stop scrolling to the top when switching between pages

              Stop scrolling to the top when switching between pages

              3 votes
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              • Fix cursor jumping on iPhone

                I'm getting strange cursor behavior for the last few months (perhaps since the last major iOS update).

                The cursor jumps to top of page when I:

                1. Backspace (delete text) after about 20 characters.

                2. Almost every time I enter a new line.

                These behaviors happen consistently, and I can demonstrate them any time. It makes the app nearly unusable, and extremely frustrating.

                2 votes
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                • Basic tools for all

                  You should make it a priority to provide users across all platforms all the basic tools that everyone had access to before the invention of OneNote before create new features.

                  This is different from feature parity which asks for every single feature to be made available. I am just talking about the tools that you could walk into a Walmart or office supply store today and buy.

                  Aside from the pencil and ruler tool does anyone have any other examples?

                  9 votes
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                  • Apple pencil 2 with one note: pencil thickness varies while writing. Please fix this problem to have constant thickness and prettier writing

                    Issue with ipad pro 12" and apple pencil 2. While writing the pen thickness changes.
                    The objective should be to have a constant thickness which would make the handwriting prettier.
                    I do not refer the the preset thicknesses (5 steps from thin to thick) but to changes within one of the thickness settings.

                    2 votes
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                    • Add multiple levels for pages

                      There are sections and pages, but there should be additional levels available. Like adding a subset of pages to a page. That would be an easy fix and expand tha ability of OneNote. I believe that this is an option on the PC version, but it needs to be on the iPad and Android Tablets as well. Many users are not taking laptops into meetings and carrying them around the office or when traveling. Please update the mobile apps with the same functionality as the PC version.

                      2 votes
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                      • Crop pictures after they have been inserted!!!

                        Please please for the love of God implement a feature that allows you to crop pictures after you inserted them! It would make my life so much easier!

                        17 votes
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                        • Moving a page from one section to another section puts the moved page at the top instead of bottom

                          I am using OneNote as my organizing notebook for work. I have 9 different sections with 30-40 pages in each section. I move pages from one of the 9 sections to another section often. But when I move the page to another section, it goes to the bottom of that new section. I'd like it to be at the top so it's in order of newest at the top vs newest at bottom.

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                          • Searchable tags, straight line feature and the ability to lasso handwriting and change the color

                            Searchable tags, straight line feature and the ability to lasso handwriting and change the color. Also, the ability to crop web pages sent to my my OneNote program.

                            38 votes
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                              • 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.

                                1 vote
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                                • Password-protected section pages shown as “Untitled Page” intermittently

                                  This happens only to a password-protected section. I can view all the pages when I click on them, but the page titles on the tab turn into Untitled then back randomly.

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                                  • retain

                                    Retain the "paper style" or paper lines / grids when exporting or sharing the note.

                                    1 vote
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                                    • Improve new drag and drop feature

                                      We should be able to drag and drop:

                                      -video from the Apple Photos app. At least ones that were recorded in 720p HD at 30fps.

                                      -Url’s. Dropping them right onto the page is better than opening the Hyperlink feature then dropping them into the text box.

                                      Am I missing anything?

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Please have an option to make the view at 100% fixed since my palm keeps zooming in and out inadvertently even with gloves.

                                        Please have an option to make the view at 100% fixed since my palm keeps zooming in and out inadvertently even with gloves. So please have an option to hold the the view at 100%.

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                                        • Sticky notes don't sync on mobile without online Exchange account

                                          Please enable sticky note sync on IoS without having to have an online exchange account. Your product marketing does not mention an O365 email account is required for this feature which is deceptive.

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