OneNote for Windows

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  1. Support searchable PDF & TOC

    It's common that PDFs converted from digital documents (like Word) or processed by some OCR software have text layer to enable searching and selecting. Hope that OneNote could read text from these PDFs directly instead of import them as images and do redundant OCR.

    Additionally, many PDFs use bookmarks as TOC, so OneNote could provide an option to smartly read the information to import PDF chapter by chapter (or any other division of a piece of a document) into pages.

    69 votes
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  2. Diversify the Surface Pens

    Bring the surface pens to all windows 10 computers, or create a pen with a similar design for all touch-screen windows users. Make the pen compatible with the one note interface just as the surface pen is, giving all one note users the same ease of use. the surface pen is a wonderful tool for all surface users. The market for such a pen directed to all windows and office 360 users i'm sure would be quite lucrative.

    4 votes
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  3. provide arrows on the keyboard

    when you want to move one character at time its hard on the windows phone, the keyboard should allow you to move left or right without deleting text

    1 vote
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  4. Embed Interactive Maps

    Please add the ability to embed interactive maps. This would be great when planning trips or marking locations. Additionally, a hyperlink to directly open the Maps app and get directions to the pinned location would be very convenient.

    25 votes
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  5. make a one click option to convert one note doc. into a word doc.

    make a one click option to convert one note doc. into a word doc.

    2 votes
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  6. We request whatever iOS has for windows phone 10 with most priority

    We request whatever iOS has for windows phone 10 with most priority.
    It's absolutely not fair to decide the feature/function for user according to the votes number. The whole world know that windows phone user is much less than of iOS and android, and this is Microsoft's fault. Most import, these who insist to use windows phone is your most faithful user. If you treat your most faithful user like this continuously, I really suggest you, Microsoft company, give up its windows phone system and mobile device,because you will lose your last key users forever.
    It has been years, we…

    32 votes
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  7. 3 votes
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  8. Audio volume indicator when recording

    When recording, would be nice to see visual confirmation that the mic is picking up sound (and not accidentally muted). Similar to how OneNote for Mac does it:
    https://blogs.office.com/2015/05/14/audio-recording-comes-to-onenote-for-mac-2/

    16 votes
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  9. Provide OneNote badge for Windows users sharing a notebook so it's easy to notice edits or additions from others

    AFAIK, you have to manually open OneNote to check to see if others sharing a notebook have made additions or edits. If OneNote showed a badge on the icon you could easily see that you need to check your shared notebook for changes.

    2 votes
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  10. Swap OneNote versions.

    Swap versions. Make the online version the Windows 10 version and viceversa. Online version has more features than the installed one.

    1 vote
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  11. Can screen clipping of OneNote 2016 be started with command line?

    Several months ago, when I was using Office 2013, the command line
    OnenoteM.exe /screenclip
    would start the screen cilpping and send to OneNote. But after upgrading to Office 2016, this command no longer works! Is there a new command taking this place?

    1 vote
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  12. Better text recognition from images (OCR)

    OneNote have problems with OCR for mixed content in one image. If one part is English and other in Czech, OCR does not work well.

    Also OCR with all new systems fotns on Windows 10 is bad. Segoe UI, or differents Cambria/Calibri are not recognized well for language content.

    17 votes
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  13. Is there support Bengali (বাংলা) language???

    Is there support Bengali (বাংলা) language??? Make it Bengali language supported.

    2 votes
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  14. Show image snippets in note title

    ive been using the windows store version of onenote every since i started a few years ago, and now that the desktop version of onenote can be installed on windows im trying it out the last few days but the note titles are really hard to follow without showing a small image from within the note

    half the time i don't even bother giving notes proper names but i can still quickly tell which is which by the images inside when using the windows store app.

    the desktop version seems like its miles ahead of the windows store version in…

    2 votes
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  15. Color for page tabs

    Integrate the possibility that pages tabs could be colorize by user.

    135 votes
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  16. Move multiple sections at once.

    There is no way to select multiple sections and thus no bulk way to move multiple sections from one notebook to another.

    101 votes
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  17. Keep voice recording when screen turns off

    I use onenote 2016 to record lecture however recording stops when screen turn off or when I switch off screen just for saving battery.

     Any tips to keep recording lecture when screen turn off because it drain lots of battery.
    

    10 votes
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  18. Allow Microphone and Master Volume to be recorded simultaneously

    By allowing the master volume and microphone to be recorded at the same time I am able to record both sections of a Skype call instead of only being able to record either myself or the person on the other end.

    8 votes
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  19. Complete MSOffice/O365 integration

    It's currently possible to place an office file or printout on a OneNote page. Take it one step further.

    Part One: Make it possible for an Office document to BE the page. The page tab would be the file name, and the ribbon bar could change to the appropriate ribbon bar for the type of document.

    Part 2: allow a page to be a web site (EDGE or IE site) that would update from the web as you open or refresh the page. This would basically replace any need for 'bookmarks' and better

    Part 3: Outlook integration. Allow a notebook…

    20 votes
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  20. Conditional Formatting

    Add some simple conditional formatting that allows you to set text formatting based on the state of the adjacent tickbox.
    I.e. when ticked, text is struck-through or greyed out etc.

    30 votes
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