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  1. office 2016

    Remove built in Windows 10 OneNote modern app when Office 2016 OneNote is installed. Having 2 versions is confusing to non-tech users.

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    • Allow the outlook 2016 onenote button to point to win10 version of onenote

      Allow the outlook 2016 onenote button to point to win10 version of onenote instead of onenote 2016

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      • Flow diagram or Mind Map in Onenote?

        I didn`t discovery a way to do "flow diagrams" (like Visio) or "mind maps" (like Freemind) in OneNote.

        I`m using it to take notes in some courses, but the usability of the app is so poor to make diagrams.

        Should be, at least, a way to do forms with texts inside and automatic conectors...

        Please, verify a way to implement those features,

        Thanks.

        2 votes
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        • Go to a Page number

          One note should have an option to directly go to a particular page number like MS word

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          • Add Templates for paper color, type, and format so you don't have set up every time you want a new page

            Be able offer a default template in a notebook with lines, specific color or if you want graph paper, etc. Currently you have to set each page.

            4 votes
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            • Have more Math Support

              It would be nice and very helpful if Onenote had better math support for an example different shapes for geometry and equations that you can insert from one note for algebra

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              • Allow White Space to be inserted on PDFs or Allow PDF Inserts to be Broken Up/Subdivided Once Inserted Into OneNote

                Inserted PDFs into OneNote are awesome, however it would be extremely convenient to be able to break up an inserted PDF page into multiple containers.

                For example, I’m regularly given homework assignments with 30+ questions on one page. It would be nice to be able to “break” the PDF after each question, so space can be inserted and then the solutions written under each question.

                Currently to do this, I would have to save an image of each question and insert it separately. I don’t bother. I usually just write my answers below the entire page, but that causes me…

                3 votes
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                • Allow canvas to be panned so we can write near the left of the canvas at the center of the screen

                  For right-handed people, writing near the very left edge of a Surface Studio in OneNote requires pivoting the screen quite a bit (counter-clockwise about 20-30 degrees, when viewed from above). For the left-handed, it may be the reverse.

                  Simply put, writing near the very edges of a device screen is generally more difficult than writing near the center.

                  The obstacle: OneNote doesn't allow the canvas to be panned right beyond the point where the left edge of the canvas is past the left edge of the window/screen.

                  Ideally, we could drag the canvas with a finger to the right such…

                  3 votes
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                  • scan directly to onenote

                    Scanning directly to OneNote is a critical feature. Please return this feature back to OneNote.

                    2 votes
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                    • Auto-complete tag text

                      I tag my notes with Locations, People, Dates, etc... I would love for the text I type to auto-complete and show me what I've titled a similar tag. Here's an example:

                      I am tagging a note with the location being my work office, so I add the Location tag, and start typing "Global HQ." However, I don't remember if I've named it previously as "Global HQ" or "Global Headquarters" or "Main Office". So, I have to create a tag summary page to look at all of the locations that I have used in the past, confirm the proper name of…

                      21 votes
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                      • Flowchart creation tools

                        Onenote should come with the ability to create flowcharts in a similar way to visio with cut down features in order to make processes easy to diagram.

                        11 votes
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                        • "Capture a photo" option on OneNote Desktop.

                          Please add "Capture a photo" option like the phone app version of OneNote has. On the phone app, you can click the camera button and you have two options. Insert "Image from gallery" or "Capture a photo". The "Capture a photo" option is missing on the desktop version. Would be helpful to capture photos to go along with you notes without having to use both a Surface (or laptop) and a phone to capture all of your thoughts.

                          2 votes
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                          • Feature to create links to other Notebook's, Sections, or Pages within OneNote

                            This feature should be similar to website links. It should allow you to create internal links that point to another Page, Notebook, or Section within OneNote. Thank you so much for the effort you put to provide this service! I love OneNote!!

                            4 votes
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                              • Ability to share a single OneNote page from a work notebook

                                While you can share an individual page for a personal notebook, we are still unable to share a single page from a work or school notebook.

                                https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Share-a-page-of-notes-or-an-entire-notebook-from-OneNote-for-Windows-10-d4a74a14-44a3-411e-8fb5-06e73ddf047f?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

                                It would be amazing if we could!

                                2 votes
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                                • OneNote prints double Euro signs (€€)

                                  When hitting ALT+E (Euro symbol on German keyboard) then two Euro signs (€€) are printed instead of one. The problem appears only in the Desktop OneNote app shipped with Windows 10.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Old Layout

                                    As someone who trains teachers and students to use OneNote (among others) the new "all-on-the-left" layout is extremely confusing to people. Previously, I would use the binder analogy, "Binders on the left, tabbed sections on top, pages on the right." The double-left column, with the addition of a third when viewing notebooks, is definitely a step back. I've yet to see someone who prefers it, and for many, it is a barrier to adoption. Please return to the 2016 layout.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Make it possible to delete a font like Segoe UI Emoji

                                      I use some special characters like Alt + 11 ♂ and Alt + 12 ♀ a lot, and they turn into ugly emojis. Not all special characters change. For example when I use Alt + 175 » I don't get an emoji. I don't use emojis so it would be nice if this font could be deleted.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • (Section) tabs at top

                                        PLEASE give us the option of keeping section tabs at the top! I absolutely hate the layout which requires me to keep the sections AND pages open in different screens, especially because most of my pages have subpages!

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Enable Alt-select for blocks of text like Word or Notepad++

                                          Sometimes it's nice to select a block of text that spans multiple lines without selecting all the lines of text. Basically Word, Visual Studio, and more use an Alt+mouse select to allow you to remove several columns of text on multiple lines - like:

                                          Text I want to remove: Text I'd like to keep1
                                          Text I want to remove: Text I'd like to keep2
                                          Text I want to remove: Text I'd like to keep3
                                          ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ <- That's what I want to remove with Alt+mouse select.

                                          5 votes
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