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  1. Fill Shapes or Selections with Colours still Not here 2017

    HI Guys
    Here we are in 2017 and this feature still not implemented in OneNote but Word Excel & PP have it. But OneNote is tagged as a great drawing app!!!
    We are not talking of a NASA think tank just get it sorted Microsoft.
    See old requests here https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onenote-mso_other/onenote-2010-fill-a-standard-shape-with-a-color/ad36cd9e-485d-e011-8dfc-68b599b31bf5

    41 votes
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    • Allow collapsing of multiple levels of sub-pages

      Would be great if we could have the ability to collapse pages like this:

      Suppose we have a section for a course, say MATH.

      MATH (collapsible)
      Module 1 (Collapsible)
      1.14
      1.15
      1.18
      Module 2 (Collapsible)
      2.1
      2.2
      (etc etc)

      Right now, only the first level (MATH) is collapsible.

      Thanks!

      48 votes
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      • tables must behave like word and powerpoint

        editing and managing tables is counter-intuitive because it does not behave with the same controls as with powerpoint and word. Please align

        13 votes
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        • Bring back being able to insert image from scanner!

          Bring back being able to insert image from scanner!

          19 votes
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          • Sync Notebook Names

            Can you please make notebook's name sync across devices when changed on any device.

            30 votes
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            • Merge OneNote Windows 10 and OneNote 2016 - there's no reason for diff't programs with the same names

              I can't keep track of the diff btwn OneNote 2016, and One Note Windows. The features are diff't in each, and a workbook in one doesn't show up in the other. Either give the programs name that clearly distinguish their diff's, or just merged all the features into one program and remove the confusing duplication.

              26 votes
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              • Calligraphy pen tips

                I'd like to see calligraphy pen tips for inking in OneNote. Good for practicing handwriting, characters from various languages and... digital calligraphy should be in OneNote.

                17 votes
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                • 40 votes
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                  • Can we have sorting functionality?

                    Please add sorting functionality to pages and sections.

                    10 votes
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                    • Add a hexagonal grid to the grid lines selection

                      Pretty basic idea, under Rule Lines/Grid Lines add a selection for a hexagonal grid. Which can be pretty useful for many different types of notes.
                      Ex. http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=hexagonal%20grid&qs=n&form=QBIR&pq=hexagonal%20grid&sc=8-14&sp=-1&sk=

                      Basically anything from that Bing image search.

                      7 votes
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                      • Delete student sections in class notebook

                        It's really frustrating when you want to delete a student section or page and you have to go through each student's OneNote individually to do that.
                        Why can't there be a way to delete sections and pages on mass?

                        11 votes
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                        • pdf export customization

                          Allow user to preview the document before exporting and to adjust margins if need to. Sometimes my work gets cut off even when I used 8.5x11" pages, because the margins when exporting change.

                          22 votes
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                          • Date picker when taking notes

                            When typing notes, taking actions during a meeting etc I need to specify a date in the future. It would be great to have a date picker directly in onenote that would allow me to see a calendar, select the date I want, hit enter and have that date entered in my text. Not a link, an event or anything like that - just a handy way to pick a date and get back text (without having to go to Windows or Outlook).

                            19 votes
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                            • for you to pick what colour you want your background

                              i think that people can pick which colour the want there backgound instead of the format colours

                              2 votes
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                              • Please bring back ability to take picture within Onenote

                                Please bring back ability to take picture within Onenote

                                20 votes
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                                • Insert File Printout, Word file icon no longer showing.

                                  Inserting a file printout used to put a copy of the file on the page and then the Inserted pages. This feature was removed with the update to Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 on the 8th December.

                                  You could click on the word document and open and edit it. When you saved the file, the file on the OneNote page asked to update the printout.

                                  As a teacher I use this feature a lot with the students and staff.

                                  1. Topic test written in Word are placed in a department notebook and can be easily updated when changes need to…

                                  51 votes
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                                  • Implement the many search and replace options found in Word

                                    Microsoft Word has very versatile find and replace options (punctuation can be included, new lines and other special characters can be included, search for formatting, match case etc).

                                    Though Regular Expression search and replace in OneNote would be excellent, replicating the functionality of Word search and replace would also be excellent (better in some ways) and so either would be a major and ground-shifting improvement to OneNote. The weakness of OneNote search and absence of replace are enough on their own to make me consider alternative software.

                                    12 votes
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                                    • Anchor notes to other objects on sheet

                                      I NEED the ability to take notes adjacent to maps, photos, and spreadsheets that I copy and paste into OneNote. It is imperative that these notes stay with the object that they are describing or relate to. Without this ability, OneNote is useless for taking notes and ideas while discussing ideas. I have gone through a two hour session of taking notes to have them all become worthless because I did not know which part of the other object they were referring to. Back to paper and pen.

                                      46 votes
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                                      • OneNote 2016: Add ability to fix table column widths and overall table size.

                                        Allow user to set the width of table columns and overall table width such that OneNote won't automatically re-size them.

                                        17 votes
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                                        • Add support for coloured code snippets

                                          Retain code highlighting for code samples. Display code in different font from regular comments.

                                          3 votes
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