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  1. No digital ruler (Surface Pro 4 @ Version 17.8827.20991.0)

    As of today the Onenote-App Version running on my Surface Pro 4 still has no digital ruler function although according to Microsoft it should be useable now: https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/What-s-new-in-OneNote-for-Windows-10-1477d5de-f4fd-4943-b18a-ff17091161ea#Audience=Everyone
    A friend of mine got it at launch date running the same(!) Onenote Version as I am. Is there any way of updating my Onenote-App? I already tried reinstalling it which only forced me to set everything up again, including all pens...

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      Thank you for adding this. The virtual ruler is being made available to customers on a gradual basis as stated in this announcement.
      https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-OneNote-for-Windows-10-1477d5de-f4fd-4943-b18a-ff17091161ea?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral
      Because it is being rolled out gradually, you may have the new build installed (December 2017 feature update (Version 17.8827.2055), and yet don’t have the ruler. You will know that it has been rolled out to when you see it described in the What’s New dialog.
      This feature uses special capabilities on Windows 10, and as such is only available on that platform.

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      • I think its perfect

        I think OneNote is one of the best apps I've on my phone, I print on T-shirts and everyday am inspired by the words I come across to so OneNote helps me to note them down and save them for whenever I need to use them. So OneNote is my best cause its faster and saves even when my phone blacks out unexpected

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            Closing as this feedback is not really clear and therefore isn’t actionable.

            Please provide additional details when posting ideas so we better understand your request.

            Thank you for helping us shape the next version of OneNote for Windows 10.

          • 12 votes
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            • Keep the OneNote Windows 8 UI over the Windows 10 Beta UI

              The UI in the new Beta Preview that comes with Windows 10 is much harder to use than the Windows 8 app UI - I find that it is far less efficient and makes me less productive. Some of the key changes include the removal of the radial menu, which was an amazingly useful feature. I could just 'swipe' the menu in order to switch from one color to another, or undo or switch to a highlighter, which was extremely convenient. Also, the ever-present menu across the top of the screen in Windows 10 costs me almost 20% of my…

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              • Make it available to office365

                at the moment, from Windows 8 phone this is only available to link Onedrive not OnedrivePro.

                19 votes
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                • surface pen one note 2016

                  Make Surface Pen 3 compatible with One Note 2016, allow users to access and use One Note by pushing the button and use in the same manner as they can currently use the app.

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                  • Allow horizontal scrolling with touchpad

                    OneNote scrolls vertically (up and down) via the touchpad without any issues. Unfortunately, OneNote does not scroll horizontally (left and right) when you use the touchpad.

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                      We were not able to reproduce this issue on the latest OneNote for Windows 10 version. If you are still experiencing this issue, feel free to reply back to us and we can investigate this further with you.

                      Thank you for all your comments and feedback in helping us make OneNote better for everyone to use.
                      For a list of features added to OneNote for Windows 10 please visit the following article
                      https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-OneNote-for-Windows-10-1477d5de-f4fd-4943-b18a-ff17091161ea

                    • Add to WP features, that IOS and Android already have

                      Every day onenote blog posts that they update IOS and Android versions of Onenote. Right now these onenote apps much more useful and have more features, than WP has. WTF, MS. I see you have hard times and need to push forward your products. But you will not get any loyal customers that way.

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                        Closing as not actionable.

                        Please provide specific details when posting an idea so that we better understand what you are asking for exactly.

                        Thank you for helping us shape the next version of OneNote for Windows 10.

                      • Windows Store Onenote App without consumer Microsoft account

                        I have Windows 10 tablet and I use Office 365 / Azure AD account for login. Onenote App still requires consumer Microsoft account, but it should work without consumer account.

                        Please add support for Office 365 account without Microsoft account.

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                          This is no longer the case in the latest version of OneNote for Windows 10. If you still authentication problems with your O365 / AAD account feel free to reply back to us.

                          Thank you for all your comments and feedback in helping us make OneNote better for everyone to use.
                          For a list of features added to OneNote for Windows 10 please visit the following article
                          https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-OneNote-for-Windows-10-1477d5de-f4fd-4943-b18a-ff17091161ea

                        • Forgot password leads to blank page on Windows 7 client

                          Ditching Evernote to give OneNote a spin.

                          When installing the pc client on my Windows 7 computer and arriving on the "Sign in" page, I forgot what password I had used for my Microsoft account.

                          After clicking the "Can't access your account?" link, selecting "I forgot my password" and hitting Next, I end up on a page that shows nothing but:

                          "Privacy & Cookies Terms of Use Sign out
                          © 2015 Microsoft"

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                            We have attempted to reproduce this issue but have not succeeded. Given the timeframe you had posted this in, it’s possible this was already fixed a long time ago. If you still experience issues please let us know.

                            Thank you for all your comments and feedback in helping us make OneNote better for everyone to use

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                              We are closing this as it is not actionable. If you have ideas on how to make OneNote for Windows 10 better, please submit specific details on what feature you would like added. Additionally, it would help us better to keep 1 post per idea.

                              Thank you for all your comments and feedback in helping us make OneNote better for everyone to use.

                            • Have a detailed information of MS Office / windows software updates and history

                              Have a detailed information of MS Office / windows software updates and history

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