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  1. Ink to Shape doesn't recognize squares. Also add "Stars"

    It works for most other shapes, but doesn't work for squares. Unfortunately I spent most of my time testing it out with squares and thought it just wasn't working at all. It recognizes more rectangle shapes (as opposed to squares)

    Also, I draw a lot of stars to highlight important notes, so it would be nice if you could add a star shape as well.

    Finally, it'd be nice to be able to select a shape that I drew previously, click the Ink to Shape button, and then it goes back and turns the ink into a shape after the…

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    • Blank Pages When Exporting PDFs

      My OneNote has been experiencing issues in which the export function constantly fails. Whenever I try to create a PDF from a document in OneNote, the resulting PDF has 1 or more random blank pages. On these pages, there are clear marking where I highlighted or underlined text, but the text itself does not appear. This has been a persistent issue for several months now and technical support at Microsoft has been unable to address it. Quite frustrating. I really hope they update their system soon to try and fix this issue....

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      • Mirroring data over 2 sections in OneNote

        As suggested in this link: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onenote-mso_win10-mso_2016/mirroring-data-over-2-sections-in-onenote/a5110f4c-002b-4f1f-9b7a-af0be158261c

        I would like to see the ability to move one section into another section of different notebooks, yet remain synced (each of the individual pages should remain synced to the what the original author posted). It would be highly beneficial for two separate individuals wanting to see the latest information in their own notebooks (rather than share their entire notebook with the other person - which may contain sensitive information or information that the other person doesn't need to see).

        Is this possible to implement in the next version of OneNote?

        Thanks!

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        • OneNote Import Tool

          The OneNote Import Tool has been released by Microsoft in Preview mode. This tool converts evernote ( .enex ) to be opened in OneNote. Because this note was release in Preview mode ( pretty much beta ) the tool has many kinks to work out. For starters, conversion of notebooks and notes in Evernote show up as individual notes in OneNote. There is no real grouping or organization. Microsoft states in several articles that it should convert notebook to notebook and note to note. Once opened in OneNote the notes are hard to search through. Think of 100 notebooks totaling…

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          • sync button

            It would be great to have a sync button for example next to Share at the menu band

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            • Onenote 2016 Full page view features missing from OneNote UWP

              This is a long shot and most likely just my own preference, but OneNote 2016 has a "Full page view" that is not Full screen, but just a clean "white paper" look with the menu hidden.
              Onenote for Win10 app does not have this option - you can either go Full-screen or always have the top menu/ribbon visible. This extra bar of color is a visual distraction and it would be very-very helpful if there was an option to either hide it or have a similar "Full page view" as in OneNote 2016

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              • Ink-to-Math Improvements

                Below are some Ink-to-Math improvements that I believe many of us would like to see. OneNote is very close to making standard or even CAS calculators obsolete. It's already a very powerful tool and I use it 75% of the time, but several mission abilities are keeping me from using it to it's maximum potential. The following abilities are listed below.

                1. Offer the ability to graph in closed intervals.
                2. Offer step-by-step instructions on differentiation of trigonometric and logarithmic, as well as all indefinite integrations, to include trigonometric identities. (instructions are currently available for simple differentiation only)
                3. Offer…

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                • Brainstorm session via sharing of stickies

                  AKA Trello boards, it'd be great to share stickies and quickly summarize data entries.

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                  • UWP app should allow section names on top

                    Now that Office 365 doesn't install One Note by default (!!!!!!), the UWP app desperately needs the option to have section names on top. Putting them on the side wastes an enormous amount of screen space. Maybe that layout works for tablets or something (though it seems like the loss of space would be worse there), but on a desktop with lots of windows open, section names on top makes much more efficient use of the space.

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                    • Password

                      Allow Global Admin access to reset/remove passwords from OneNote Sections. IT Admins managing Office365/SharePoint need to be able to unlock a password-protected Section in OneNote. The use case here is: Password was added by an employee who has left the business, and we need to unlock it access the content. Hoping Microsoft fixes this because in an enterprise setting, these types of controls are needed.
                      Regards,
                      Carol--

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                      • New pages created at the top of a Section & "move to top" option

                        In OneNote for 2016 there was the ability to have new pages created at the top of a section. I cannot find that option in OneNote for Windows 10. I'd like the ability to have:

                        1) Option to have new pages created at the top of a section
                        2) Ability to right click a page in a section and have the option to "move to top" which would move that page to the top of the section if it were at the bottom and visa versa.

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                        • Customization of tags

                          I would like to introduce Tag Customization as was provided in OneNote 2016. The current OneNote has pre defined tags only. I am not able to add more tags.

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                          • New pages appear at top of list not bottom - i think im using Onenote 2016 - i have windows 10

                            New pages appear at top of list not bottom - i think im using Onenote 2016 - i have windows 10

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                              • One OneDrive folder for all personal notebooks using every app on every platform

                                This idea concerns not only Windows, but OneNote usage across all platforms and app connectors.

                                I noticed while using Microsoft Teams, when I created a new personal notebook, Teams created a new folder on my OneDrive called Notebooks. Although I already had another folder for my OneNote files. I then tested my Android phone and when I create a new OneNote here, it's save to the root folder of my OneDrive. I tried to out where OneNote stores it's first notebook and it's also stored in the root folder of OneDrive.

                                So what I would like is that all instances…

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                                • Windows 10 One Note features

                                  I know that this will probably not be read but anyway.

                                  I miss the OneNote 2016 version as it had a lot more features than the Windows 10 version. I liked the fact that you can create reminders with tasks on the 2016 version but can't with the win 10 version, even though your onenote twitter team advise you to follow the route that 2016 uses but doesnt even give opens on win 10 ver.

                                  It seems that Mircosoft are pushing people away to over uses which offer feature rich programs.

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                                  • Insert as Printout Word Documents!

                                    I can't believe we can no longer print out word, powerpoint etc. This is HUGE why did OneNote take this option away?

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                                    • please, add the video likely audio to OneNote UWP for winsow 10

                                      we need a video record function for my research and among university, hence we hope to add this function likely OneNote 2016

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                                      • Excel

                                        Excel is nicely integrated in OneNote 2016. However, in the Windows 10 version of OneNote the Excel integration is gone. Will Excel be added to the Windows 10 version of OneNote? If not, we will be using OneNote 2016 until it is.

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                                        • OneNote 2016 should be able to search and find text inside attachments

                                          As far as I can see, OneNote cannot currently find text contained inside attachments of any kind (unless I've inserted a printout of the attachment). The trouble is, though I don't always want to insert a printout, I do always want *all* my content in OneNote to be fully searchable.

                                          Lotus Notes has had this capability for 20 years. See indexing option "Index attached files" in this support document: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSKTMJ_9.0.1/admin/admn_creatingandupdatingfulltextindexesforsingledataba_t.html

                                          Thanks for always improving!

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