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  1. Include OneNote for Desktop in Office 2019

    I really like the desktop lay-out with notebooks on the left, sections on top and pages on the right. I tried the UWP version, and while perfectly suited for use on a tablet (with a reduced number of - bigger - buttons), I feel it misses too many features to replace the desktop version.

    So please include OneNote in the new Office 2019 suite!

    989 votes
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      OneNote for Windows 10 will come with Office 2019 and Office 365 by default, although users will still be able to install OneNote 2016 if they need it.

      Over the last few years we’ve been focused on making OneNote for Windows 10 the best version of OneNote on Windows. Beginning with the launch of Office 2019 later this year, OneNote for Windows 10 will replace OneNote 2016 as the default OneNote experience for both Office 365 and Office 2019. If you currently use OneNote 2016, you won’t notice any changes when you update to Office 2019. We’ll continue to offer support, bug fixes, and security updates for OneNote 2016 for the duration of the Office 2016 support lifecycle, which runs through October 2020 for mainstream support and October 2025 for extended support

      Coming soon to OneNote for Windows 10:
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    • Templates in UWP

      If you're going to remove OneNote from Office 2019 and recommend people use the less full featured OneNote UWP app...you need to add pageTemplates from OneNote 2016/365 to the UWP app.

      All functionality for Page Templates,
      Creating a template
      Saving a template
      Using a Template as default for a note section

      67 votes
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      • Upcoming version: OneNote for Windows 10 ( local storage)

        For all the OneNote desktop user since the beginning.
        It is important that all the local OneNote-files can be used in the future without an upload to OneDrive.

        37 votes
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        • Allow paper size with fized width and unlimted height

          The current options are either unlimited width & height or fixed with & height.
          Can we have an option of fixed width and unlimited height.

          Use case: Create notes that can be printed without affecting the size.

          https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onenote-mso_other-mso_2010/annoying-feature-on-onenote-auto-paper-size/1cee3e5e-563b-4c7d-b151-997b7eb422cf

          79 votes
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          • Add Transparency Options on Pens!

            It would be amazing if you could add a transparency option to the pen selection.
            This way it would function exactly like an Highlighter but it would have a rounded edge, much neater than the highlight version and way easier to manipulate when used to fill and outline things!

            In alternative, just add the option to choose different highlight shapes!

            25 votes
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            • template store

              A 'store' for templates where people could post and search for templates to download.

              17 votes
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              • Integrate tasks and tags across OneNote, Outlook (desktop/web/app), Windows 10 mail/cal, and Microdoft To-Do app.

                Integrate tasks and tags across OneNote, Outlook (desktop/web/app), Windows 10 mail/cal, and Microdoft To-Do app.

                25 votes
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                • find and replace

                  You can't possibly be serious??? How can you not have a replace text function in OneNote??? This is crazy!!!

                  Please add this function ASAP

                  66 votes
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                  • Office 365: Allow sharing individual sections and pages without sharing the whole notebook

                    As per my understanding, is possible to do it if you have a personal account but we use Office365 for business and it's not possible to do it. Why? Is when it's more useful, when you are working and sharing notes between different departments (who don't have to see the entire notebook, just the one note you are working together)...

                    118 votes
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                    • Incorporate To-Do

                      I want to be able to create lists and arrange them and prioritize the actions with a drag and drop capability. It would be nice to see if Microsoft could incorporate it's To-Do app into OneNote or build a similar functionality natively into OneNote. Priorities change constantly and giving the user the ability to arrange items on a list with drag and drop rather than cut and paste would be so much more helpful.

                      37 votes
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                      • Add page templates to OneNote for Widows 10

                        Add the OneNote 2016 templates to the Windows 10 version.

                        24 votes
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                        • Enable a Screencast possibility

                          It would be perfect to make screencasts from within OneNote, so I can record what I am doing (with AUDIO) in my classes and paste it into OneNote
                          This would be a bit more useful than the Replay-Function!

                          13 votes
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                          • Get onenote to work with mail and calendar

                            So we can add events to the calendar from onenote or from calendar to onenote, same integration as outlook for mail and calendar... only you would need to add tasks or something more automatic and intuitive as google goals. Checkout goals and reminders with google and how you can make it more intuitive by using onenote and tasks, events, and so on in mail and calendar. Whether or not you will merge these ideas into tasks I don't know but you can always make another more automatic option such as goal tracking, while tasks is more about progress. Would be…

                            20 votes
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                            • Ability to summarise incomplete tags/todos in a single view which is dynamically updated as I close out a task.

                              My problem is: Creating a tag summary page daily of todos and other things I am tracking (an easy tag shortcut view in evernote by the way) however when I do this in onenote it will duplicate the existing tags I have created but not completed from previous days. SO I have to resort to manually deleting and then recreating a new list. onerous and tedious and negates any productivity gain I may make in creating ths list in the first place.

                              Altering the search constraint to a single notebook, section or whatever also removes the efficiency gain as I…

                              13 votes
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                              • BUG: Wrong range of Meetings shown when choosing Meeting Details for Swedish Format

                                If I have Swedish format chosen for displaying dates on my computer and wants to insert Meeting Details in Onenote it will display the wrong range of meetings to choose from. Instead of showing todays meetings from 12 Am to 11:59 Pm (00:00 to 23:59) it will show meetings from 12 Pm to 11:59 Pm (12:00 to 23:59) and after that meetings for tomorrow 12 Am to 11:59 AM (00:00 to 11:59). This means that if I have an early meeting on Monday I must choose Another day (Sunday) to find the meeting and paste it into Onenote.
                                If i…

                                25 votes
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                                • Please Do Not Discontinue OneNote for Windows - Laptops & Tablets Often Don't Have Internet Available

                                  I'm hearing rumors that Microsoft is thinking about eliminating the desktop version. Please do not. There are many times when I am in a building needing to take notes and do not have internet available for my Surface tablet.

                                  173 votes
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                                  • Reminders

                                    Please add reminders to OneNote!
                                    I am storing all my school stuff in OneNote. It would be awesome if I could set a reminder to reherse certain pages (like an index card system).
                                    It's just so much work doing this manually! Evernote can do this, so why can't OneNote do this as well??

                                    31 votes
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                                    • export with attachments

                                      I would like to export a OneNote page, section or whole while embedding the attachment files like email, word, excel, powerpoint in the document. It would be useful to be able to open those files and keep it in the original format. i.e. if you have them formatted in a graph format...the exported document maintains that graph format with embedded icon of the documents that can be opened.

                                      24 votes
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                                      • Search and replace function

                                        Please add search and replace function to OneNote! (very useful to bulk change words to an abbreviation)

                                        101 votes
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                                        • Please add 0.35 mm pen into OneNote UWP.

                                          0.25 mm is much too thin, and 0.5 mm and above is much too thick. 0.35 is a great standard pen size we need in OneNote UWP.

                                          23 votes
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