OneNote for Windows

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  1. Integrate "Office Lens" with OCR

    You should integrate Office Lens in OneNote and offer the lens feature as a tile for quick start.
    Today, I testet Office Lens (Version 01.01.3205.01) with my Lumia 920 (Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developer with Update) - Office Lense don't detect text and make no OCR by making a photo of a textpage

    13 votes
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  2. Horizontal Scrolling with Shift+Mousewheel

    On a Desktop with a Mouse you can scroll vertically using the mousewheel and zoom in and out with it by holding Ctrl. Having spent some time in an audio editing program I am now used to horizontal mousewheel scrolling by pressing Shift. Would come handy to have that feature in OneNote as well since the shortcut combo is unused anyway. Having to aim for scrollbars feels outdated in 2014 when there is touch everywhere but for those working with a mouse this is currently the only way to pan left and right in OneNote for Windows.

    138 votes
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  3. Insert specific pages of a pdf

    When I insert a pdf file I want to have the choice which pages are inserted.

    9 votes
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  4. Windows Store App: Add Page Range to Printing Support

    Unfortunately, just like the Mail app, it is not currently possible to print out a range of pages from a OneNote document.

    Can the OneNote team please talk to their Microsoft Reader or IE11 colleagues – they have shown that it is possible to print out page ranges from within their Modern apps.

    3 votes
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  5. Scratch-out gesture for erasing ink (in the OneNote app)

    The scratch-out gesture to erase digital ink is one of the great things that make digital ink superior to regular pens. I use this gesture all the time in desktop OneNote. Unfortunately it is not available in the OneNote metro app and so I miss out on the great UI of the app (the radial menu is great for pen users!) because I simply can't live without the scratch-out gesture.

    Please add an option to enable scratch-out erasing in the OneNote app.

    38 votes
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  6. export to word is broken mannn !!!!

    gaping pile of chit helped me loose my docs from one note because i thought that it would work it is a setting of the application ... so then i deleted my OneNote files to find my exported word docs from note were 0kbs come on Microsoft the puck ....

    1 vote
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  7. Separar aplicativo para Windows Phone

    "Desacoplar" o aplicativo do OneNote do sistema operacional e deixá-lo disponível como um app universal separado, assim como o pessoal do Xbox Music e Xbox Video fizeram.

    Assim vocês poderiam atualizar o aplicativo mais facilmente, e poderiam aproveitar o código da versão para Windows Store.

    5 votes
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  8. Disable spell check option for certain page/notebook

    I think it would be fantastic if there is an option where spell check can be disabled for a certain page or notebook. This is because, a lot of times we throw in things like contact names and other things, which obviously the spell check does not recognize and we do not want red zigzag underlines all throughout the page which looks annoying. However, there might be times where we actually require spell check like drafting a letter or making notes for a blog or something.

    104 votes
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  9. When importing powerpoint slides- new zooming levels stays consistent for all pages

    Right now after importing a ppt, changing the zoom level of a page doesnt change it for all the pages. Ex: I change page 2 zoom from 75% to 60%, then click on page 3, the zoom level on page 3 is back to 75%. would like for all pages to be at 60% after i change it on one page.
    Please fix asap!

    1 vote
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  10. [Hidden text: A single line description or a drop-down selection!]Du Texte Caché : Description d'une ligne ou d'une sélection en déroulant !

    Sur onenote on classe en onglets puis en chapitre.
    Puis dans un chapitres on se fait différent "blocs" on se met un titre en plus gros pour chaque blocs puis on liste les choses :
    MON SUJET BLABLA :
    -mon blabla 1
    -mon blabla 2
    -mon blabla 3
    - etc

    On peut mettre un lien hypertexte à mon blabla 2 ça c'est super.
    On peut mettre des couleur etc et surement plein de chose.

    Mon idée c'est de pouvoir insérer du texte caché à par exemple "mon blabla 3". Il faut ajouter au menu contextuel en dessous de lien...(ctrl+K) un…

    4 votes
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  11. Search hyperlink under the text

    Hello. I like OneNote very much, and that is why I'd like to suggest one more important thing to improve it.
    Search should to look not only for the text in all books, but also among the links under the text!
    You may look this short video to understand what i mean http://goo.gl/QA8N7y
    With best regards, Ivan

    2 votes
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  12. Sort Lists

    As a note taker I want to be able to sort a bulleted or numbered list of items alphabetically after the fact

    48 votes
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  13. Improved exporting to single file webpage (mht)

    Currently when the file is exported, the different headers are individually formatted with the font characteristics on each line. It would be nice if they also included a class attribute. For example, class=h1 for all paragraphs in OneNote that were formatted with the Header 1 style.

    Additionally, it would be nice if OneNote id'd each paragraph in the document with a unique ID - that way, the file could reference the different parts of a document with a url. It wouldn't need to be the whole GUID each paragraph receives within the program, just the portion of the reference seperates…

    2 votes
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  14. When working in a table and hovering mouse near row or column leading edge, enable addition of elements like in Word 2013

    In Word 2013, when I have a table in the document, and I hover my mouse on the right column or bottom edge, a small "plus sign" pops up that enables me to quickly add a column or row to the document. Currently in OneNote, I have to move my mouse to the ribbon to insert these items. If OneNote recapitulated this feature currently found in Word 2013, it would quickly improve my work flow.

    3 votes
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  15. read status synchronization between devices

    It will be great if user can read page on one device and status "page is read" "bold page name on page right list" on other devices are read too. Today when user have more than one computer it have to manually set read status on second devices. Additional read status should be on phone OneNote too, today user can't see which pages are updated.

    31 votes
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  16. OneNote for Windows Mobile audio record when phone is locked.

    Record audio under Windows Mobile OneNote even when the phone is locked. Very useful for students to record classroom courses. Right now I'm forced to use alternative app.

    4 votes
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  17. Notebook Name at the top

    Perhaps there is a way to do this that I am not familiar with? This seems like such a simple thing!

    I would like to see the name of the notebook at the top of the page, where it already shows "<<current page name>> - Microsoft OneNote.

    Several comments in no particular order:


    1. Putting " - Microsoft OneNote" after the name of the page (above the ribbon) does not actually help me. I already know that I am using OneNote :D

    2. The Section name is in the tabs, as are the page names down the right, so why not also…
    3 votes
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  18. Ability to tag tasks and add them to a shared (Sharepoint or Project Server) task list

    It would be helpful to use OneNote to create new tasks on a shared team task list with links back to the corresponding OneNote page.

    The current functionality of the "Outlook Tasks" tag works very well except that Tasks can only be linked to the personal Outlook task list of the person that added the tag. If multiple team members add "Outlook Tasks" to OneNote pages then visibility of this task is lost.

    There needs to be better integration between OneNote and a shared team task list (on SharePoint or MS Project Server). At a minimum, it would be helpful…

    33 votes
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  19. In 'Send To Word' recreate OneNote headers as Word Headers

    Currently, when you send a page to Word, the font styling of the OneNote headings is maintained. However, Word does not recognize them as headings. It would be nice if Word recognized them as headings as it would improve the functionality of the document (allowing for cross-referencing, etc.)

    One challenge in implementing this feature would be the difference in font styling between Word and OneNote. I think a simple means of addressing this is to allow the user to select how to handle the font difference - either have their document inherit OneNote's styling or Word's.

    9 votes
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  20. Keep it simple but complete

    I have been using "note" programs for 30 years and OneNote is really beginning to stand out from the crowd, Google and Apple don't seem to be in the race. There is one thing that could kill OneNote, like it did Lotus Notes, and that is getting away from the simple, core, purpose of organizing and searching everything everywhere. OneNote has to satisfy two opposites, remain simple and intuitive while covering all platforms and data types. If the team keeps the focus on OneNote being an "amazing" program that users go to first, it may be the most important MS…

    2 votes
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