OneNote for Windows

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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!

    2,067 votes
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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

      631 votes
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      • Please include the PDF Export from OneNote 2016!

        The ability to export single pages, sections and entire notebooks into a pdf file is a really helpful tool, that is missed by many users.
        See also:
        https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onenote-mso_win10-mso_2016/how-do-you-export-a-pdf-in-onenote-for-windows-10/371daf74-9084-4d84-a806-8ea6bb93935a

        Please include this into the windows 10 version!

        142 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.

          481 votes
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          • Keep Outlook Integration In OneNote for Windows (Like 2016)

            One of the most powerful feature is the ability to tag things as Outlook Tasks. Also the ability to create a OneNote page from a meeting. These features are the heart and soul of OneNote.

            323 votes
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            • local

              I use OneNote for business purposes, but for security reasons I am not allowed to store it in any cloud service that is external to my company. I am currently using the 2016 OneNote Desktop app, which allows local storage.

              Please put a mechanism in place that will allow storage of data locally, without any need for cloud access.

              Otherwise I'm sure myself, and many others that use OneNote at work will have to find something else.

              I've been an avid proponent of OneNote since 2004... it would be a shame to have to give up on it after all…

              186 votes
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              • Win: 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.

                337 votes
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                • Send to OneNote from Outlook

                  Outlook allows me to "copy" an e-mail via "Send to OneNote" into a page. This is only working with the OneNote 2016 desktop app. It would be great if I could send an e-mail to the UWP OneNote app.

                  189 votes
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                  • Rotate inserted PDFs

                    It would be really helpful if you could rotate inserted PDFs in OneNote. Currently, the "Rotate" button is grayed out.

                    141 votes
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                    • PAGE SIZE SELECTION SO NO FORMATTING REQUIRED FOR PRINTING

                      Please add page sizes so we have the option for the pages to look like microsoft word in a way but in one note so that i know how much i can fit in one page in order to print it out and study from my notes

                      179 votes
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                      • Either make the Windows 10 version feature rich, or abandon it in favor of continuing OneNote 2016

                        There seems to be indecision and lack of direction when it comes to OneNote. Are there two different teams developing it? Has development stalled?

                        There are several features in OneNote 2016 that are not available in the Windows 10 UWA version. The most major one being the ability to searching image text converted by OCR. Please decide which product you want to succeed.

                        I personally have tried using the Windows 10 version for several months and had to abandon it in favor of the 2016 version.

                        52 votes
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                        • Include the feature from OneNote 2016 to make customizable tags

                          Customizable tags is a feature my business can NOT live without. This is the only thing that keeps us from switching to OneNote (from OneNote 2016)

                          109 votes
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                          • Outlook Tasks, etc.

                            Need to continue to have all Outlook integration functionality in Onenote for Windows (particularly task creation) if you are going to sunset Outlook 2016. Difficult to understand how it could be a good business decision to do otherwise.

                            108 votes
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                            • Show print lines on each page

                              By default there is no way to see if your written notes exceed one page. You have to write very small or adjust the whole text to fit into a page so I can print it out.
                              I would appreciate a feature like in Excel where you simply can tick a box an you can see where the border of a page is.

                              61 votes
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                              • OneNote Outlook Tasks Integration

                                1. I'd like existing OneNote 2016 & 2010 feature "Insert Outlook Task" be included in OneNote for Windows 10
                                2. I'd like OneNote Linked tasks be available at my Android mobile device.

                                190 votes
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                                • Send Page via Outlook Email

                                  OneNote 2016 allowed users to send a page via e-mail after it was created. This is absolutely critical for users that leverage OneNote to capture notes from meetings to send those notes out to all attendees (many of whom, especially leaders, do not use OneNote). Currently, when the "Share" button is clicked, and "Send a Copy" selected, only Twitter and Windows Mail show up as options for sending e-mail. For companies that require Outlook, this is unacceptable. We need the ability to do two things natively: track attendance (where did the checkboxes go?) and send pages via e-mail. Very frustrating…

                                  48 votes
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                                  • Need paper size options!

                                    The infinite paper size being the only option forces me to keep using OneNote 2016 or a simple pdf editor instead of OneNote for Windows 10. It is impossible to export anything from OneNote if I cannot tell where the page ends--it always will format horribly.

                                    111 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.

                                      207 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

                                        246 votes
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                                        • Record Video Like You Can in OneNote 2016!!

                                          I would like the video recording feature to be returned! I need to be able to continue recording videos into my OneNote. Not linking---recording directly from OneNote.

                                          93 votes
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