OneNote for Windows

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  1. Integration of OneNote with Endnote Citation and Bibliography Management Software

    When taking notes for for academic research purposes I need to tie article quotations, summaries of the author's original ideas, research results, etc. back to the original source. This works beautifully in MS Word with the EndNote Plugin. Retyping citation details over and over creates room for error and the research and writing process becomes disjointed.

    If EndNote was tied to OneNote, I could upload my annotated PDF research articles, create a link to EndNote, tag my notes for specific projects, topics, etc...

    By making this connection, OneNote could become a central component of academic workflow!

    160 votes
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  2. Add colour to page tabs to help organize information.

    The ability to group page tabs using Subpages is useful but if pages could also be coloured it would make it easier to see different subject areas within a large section.

    14 votes
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  3. Todo list with sort and delete all checked functions

    The ToDo lists would be much better if you could sort by items checked/unchecked. Also, the list would go a long way if there was a shortcut key for deleting all of the checked items.

    422 votes
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  4. Fix equation editing

    Equation editing in OneNote Windows Store App works when using a physical keyboard (by typing the Alt = key combination) but not when using the virtual keyboard layout (even when the full virtual keyboard option is enabled).

    7 votes
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  5. Release an upgraded version with more formatting options

    I adore OneNote. It's my favourite Office product. But obviously, being a free application, it lacks some of the useful formatting options that Word has. I'd like to see more Word features in a paid for OneNote version. Shape options and the like.

    5 votes
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  6. Journal / Diary

    Add button to the ribbon that opens today's journal page. If the journal page does not exist, a new page is created from a template in a default notebook and tab.

    Possibly extend journal button to a global hot-key.

    5 votes
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  7. Quickly scroll a large page in WP.

    I have some large pages and if the app opens at the top of the page it takes too long to swipe to the bottom. On the desktop I use ctrl+shift+end to get to the bottom or I drag the scroll bar to where I want to go. I would like to do something similar in the WP app.

    5 votes
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  8. Please make sharing templates more simple than having to 'move or copy' the page then havig to use 'page size' to make the template...

    It would be far more convenient for those users who frequently use templates if the template formats was similar to the other office programs. I constantly make templates for use at work, and my company is adopting OneNote based on what I have done; however, the process of sharing templates is far to complicated for people less familiar with the program

    6 votes
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  9. Add a Word Count option

    There is an optional plug in for this but it only works with the desktop version. This should be a native feature and included with all flavors of OneNote

    246 votes
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  10. Add flash cards function to active recall testing for remember

    Software SuperMemo and Anki can assistant remember things a lot. If Onenote can add similar functions, I can note every things in onenote only!

    4 votes
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  11. Export page into a new Word document

    I use OneNote to capture notes for a variety of projects. Many times the random notes evolve into blog posts or more formal documents. I would like a way (other than copy paste) to Export the contents of a OneNote page into a new Word Document where I can continue to refine the document with the Word formatting.

    9 votes
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  12. Make text editing match MS Word

    Please make the text editing features and shortcuts match Word.
    Specific things that are currently different:
    - Double click to select a word and then drag does should select words.
    - when typing a list, hitting return on an empty last line should bring the next line back to the same indent as before the list.

    8 votes
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  13. Code Editor

    Hate losing formatting when pasting in code into OneNote. Would love to have color highlighting, line numbers, etc, stay when pasting in.

    625 votes
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  14. Better Cut & Paste

    copy and paste from apps like notepad++ or from microsoft sql server management studio, loose there syntax highlighting and changes the spacing,etc.. (if you copy for notpad++ into Word and then into onenote it works, but is tedious)

    21 votes
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  15. i would like to see index cards in a cork board

    ability to create index cards within a cork board. a method to organize multiple ideas in a single place.

    25 votes
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  16. Windows: Drag and drop to insert a link to a file instead of attaching or inserting the file

    The last version of OneNote allowed me to drop a file in, and paste a link to the file rather than attaching or inserting the file. This meant I could keep my files in a well managed folder-based structure, and yet link to them from OneNote.

    Office 2013 removes this.

    Much discussion ensued here
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2013_release-onenote/insert-link-to-file-where-did-this-go/0c2bb0b6-7c73-4289-8f25-020faaba0027

    390 votes
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  17. Finally fix the spell check

    Vote for this if you want the spellcheck fixed.
    Onenote always uses the default language. Even if I set another language on a section. Creating a new paragraph causes the default language to be applied again.
    Also: the language selector for spell check is terrible. No keyboard navigation is possible (Type e.g. "english").
    Working in two languages is really hard in OneNote.

    1,360 votes
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  18. Allow collapsing of paragraphs

    It would be great to collapse paragraphs

    23 votes
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  19. An option to have the box that surrounds data on a page either ALWAYS visible or NEVER visible or visible upon highlighting [ POINTING ].

    An option to have the box that surrounds data on a page either ALWAYS visible or NEVER visible or visible upon highlighting [ POINTING ].

    2 votes
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