OneNote for iPad & iPhone

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  1. Create link to note on iPad

    I would like the ability to create a link to sections, notes, and paragraphs from within OneNote for iPad, just the same as we can within OneNote for Mac.

    74 votes
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    • Image and PDF annotation

      It's currently not possible to annotate an image or a PDF file. Any drawing on top is not part of the image/PDF, and if the image is moved, the drawing does not follow the image, but is static on the page.

      Please add the ability to annotate images. You could just use the standard "markup" extension, at least as a start. Should be simple enough.

      131 votes
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      • Inserting links

        Please, please, please add ability to create tag/link at specific spot within a page that can be copied to different section, page, area on current page. Or to link a page to another page or section. I work on multiple projects in which data and notes are related.

        44 votes
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        • Automatically recognize Apple Pencil and switch to "draw" or "pen" mode.

          OneNote's default method for entry is the keyboard. However, when using the Apple Pencil, OneNote treats it like a touch input. It's not until you click on the "Draw" menu and select a tool/pen/maker that it will start to ink.

          It would be great to be able to just start writing when OneNote detects the Pencil and not have to manually switch over to the to pen tool. Microsoft has already implemented this in their PowerPoint app.

          Let's see it for OneNote.

          296 votes
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          • Link notes to calendar?

            Is there a way to link my notes to a calendar and get reminders of items on the calendar that are due?

            55 votes
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            • Draw and pen input on OneNote for iPhone

              Draw and pen input on OneNote for iPhone. Other Office apps for iPhone already have this feature. This omission is simply not logical.

              134 votes
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              • Make OneNote Compatible with DropBox

                Your Office apps all work with Dropbox--except for OneNote. I don't need to know why that is, i just need you to fix this compatibility shortcoming. It is a frustrating limitation for us. Thanks.

                24 votes
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                • Set Default View

                  Currently, to use the lined notebook paper, you have to go into view and set it each time. It would be much easier if we had the ability to set the default view for new pages.

                  26 votes
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                  • Apple Watch: work without connected iPhone

                    Please make the Apple Watch app to work without the iPhone connected: Show basic notes and allow addition of notes.

                    Reason:

                    1. you have to quickly add a note exactly when the phone is not nearby . For that reason OneNote is useless and I need to use "Just press Record".

                    2. You need that quick piece of information exactly when the phone is nearby (what was again that number? That key? The thing I should get from the store?). For that reason OneNote is useless and I need to use an app like "Cheatsheet".

                    5 votes
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                    • iOS: searchable and custom tags PLEASE.

                      Ability to create custom tags and make tags searchable. This is a basic function of a usable notebook, more important than embedding features recently added.

                      285 votes
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                      • Adonit pixel support...

                        Please consider adding Adonit Pixel support for this app.

                        24 votes
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                        • Support for searchable handwriting written with Apple Pencil.

                          The "Ink" created with the Apple Pencil is not background searchable.

                          OneNote does not recognize writing from an Apple Pencil as ink/handwriting properly, and does not allow onedirve to make notes searchable in the background.

                          An update to correct this and allow for searchable notes written from an Apple Pencil would be hugely appreciated.

                          32 votes
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                          • Set default paper style for new docs

                            As described. Would be great to set one default globally as you can on desktop.

                            79 votes
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                            • Audio recording while typing

                              Let us record audio while we type simultaneously. Also highlight the sections we typed in sync with audio recording.

                              753 votes
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                              • Dark Theme

                                A Dark theme/Night Mode would allow the user to rest his eyes while reading or writing, during night or day.
                                A black background with light grey font would help everyone during the long-time periods of usage of OneNote.

                                35 votes
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                                • draw option on iphone 6/7 plus

                                  I think writing on an 4.7 iphone could not be functional, but on an iphone plus with a 5.5 screen it should be feasible.
                                  With the new iphone 7 and ios 10, could you make it possible?

                                  Thanks

                                  45 votes
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                                  • Collapse indented pages

                                    Like in the windows version, have the ability to collapse indented pages. It makes it much easier to drag pages up or down when you have a lot of pages.

                                    71 votes
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                                    • Tick off lists on Apple Watch

                                      The apple watch functionality is lacking, particularly in that you cannot tick off your lists, the perfect feature for when you go shopping with your hands full.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Make highlighting options the same on iPhone as on iPad

                                        Make highlighting options the same on iPhone as are available on iPad.

                                        Currently, when using iPhone, there is no way to highlight and one must go to iPad to highlight. When it syncs it's fine on iPhone.

                                        54 votes
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                                        • linked meeting notes

                                          In the PC application when I create linked meeting notes I can collapse the Invitation Message, Content and Participants sections. However, when looking at the same page on my iPad these sections are not collapsible. The means that either notes made on the iPad appear way down the page following a large blank space when viewed on my PC, or notes made on the PC are overlaid with the meeting content when viewed on my iPad.

                                          Can we have the same collapsible content functionality on the iPAd please?

                                          12 votes
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