OneNote for Windows

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  1. Custom page dimensions for "Send to OneNote" printer driver

    Currently it's only possible to insert printouts on a limited selection of paper sizes - A4, A5, letter, legal, etc.

    Since there is no actual paper involved in the process, it would be much easier if we could choose our printout dimensions to match the content we're printing.

    I'm currently in the process of cropping out a LOT of whitespace from around the OneNote printout of my class textbook, as the textbook is a non standard size (8.3" x 10.4").

    25 votes
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  2. allow scrolling when printing pdf's or other large files to onenote.

    When I print a pdf to onenote it places each pdf page into a separate page in onenote. That prevents the user from scrolling through the doc easily and makes it much less user friendly. If the document is 30 pages I have to manually click on each page to advance through the document

    6 votes
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  3. Virtual Notebook - A view to merge notebooks

    I would like to see a Notebook that is virtually a few of two or more Notebooks. By this, I mean, being able to see two physically separate notebooks as a single view. Sections from Notebook A and Sections from Notebook B would appear as a single set of section tabs. Tabs with the same name in each notebook would show all the pages from both Notebooks A and B together in the viewed section.
    Why?
    Some of my notebooks are stored locally (and on an encrypted drive) because they contain sensitive information. Other notebooks contain non-sensitive data, often bulky,…

    6 votes
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  4. Sketches as a template for your own shapes in the drawing area of OneNote

    Skizzen als Vorlage für eigene Formen im Zeichenbereich von OneNote
    Bisher hatte ich immer Schwierigkeiten bei den Vorlesungen sauber zeichnen zu können, weil der eifrige und schnelle Prof dies nie zulässt. Meine Produktivität mit OneNote könnte ich deutlich steigern, wenn ich eigene Zeichen-Formen abspeichern könnte. Sie könnten unter den Standardformen als "Eigene Formen" angezeigt werden. Die Standardformen reichen für die Vorlesung definitiv nicht aus und erfordern für saubere Mitschriften immer Nacharbeit.

    35 votes
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  5. May have already been suggested but my three are list related

    1) list view summary option like EverNote snippet view
    2) better custom tags to make it easier to search
    3) option to show tags at end of title on lists

    2 votes
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  6. change file path limit on onedrive with windows 8.1

    256 character limit on oneDrive folder location?? Crashing sync to onedrive with windows 8.1?

    I can't use one note until this is fixed. I need more control on the length of the path so I can organize with sub folders. Remove the 256 character filepath restriction.

    2 votes
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  7. Highlight mode

    Suggestion: Create a "Highlight mode"

    Platform: Windows desktop

    Purpose: focus on reading and highlighting long and complex texts, without moving the cursor or sight from the line on which you are focused, or pressing more keys or select more options than strictly necessary. That dirupts and distracts. A highlight mode as in Word, would be enough, as long as it was as easy to use as inking mode in Onenote.

    Current issues:
    - Current inking mode would be fine, but I don't like that:

        ○ The color doesn't anchor to text.
    
    ○ It's difficult to draw parallel to text.
    14 votes
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  8. [Underline mode (highlighted/highlight)] Modo subrayado (resaltado / highlight)

    Sugerencia: Establecer un "Modo subrayado" (me refiero al resaltado/highlight, no al underline)

    Plataforma: Windows modo no táctil (no conozco el funcionamiento del modo táctil)

    Objetivo: poder concentrarse en leer y subrayar textos largos, sin tener que apartar el cursor ni la vista de la línea en la que estás trabajando, ni tener que pulsar más teclas de las imprescindibles ni usar más opciones de las necesarias, que interrumpen y distraen. En realidad, un modo "resaltado" como el de Word, sería suficiente, siempre que fuese tan fácil de usar en Onenote como el marcador/inking.

    Problemas actuales:
    - El actual modo marcador…

    6 votes
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  9. Let us minimise containers

    This way we can get to the content on a page we want right away than going through content we don't need at that time.

    If we want it all open again we could maximise the containers so we can view them in their entirety.

    12 votes
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  10. 3 votes
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  11. PowerPoint printout

    It would be nice to be able to printout slides directly from ppt to Onenote, rather than saving the ppt as a PDF and manually insert them into Onenote.

    8 votes
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  12. merge several pages into one easily

    The scenario could be that I take a bunch of screenshots, which get dumped into the quick notes. I want to be able to consolidate all these separate pages into one, for ease of sharing and manipulation. (e.g. 40 pictures to be regrouped in one page, or 40 bits of text, or what have you)

    17 votes
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  13. Double-click and drag to select multiple words

    Currently, double-clicking a word will highlight the word, but user is unable to drag to select more text, like in any other text or word editor.

    Fix is to allow double-click and drag to select multiple words under mouse cursor.

    155 votes
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  14. Ability to set default zoom level for viewing

    Zoom levels are presently per-page, per-instance of OneNote.

    It would be helpful to be able to set a default zoom level, such as 125% or 'Page Width,' that would be automatically applied when a page is loaded to view.

    31 votes
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  15. PDF printouts with multiple pages should have a "flatten to onenote page" which would prevent moving or adjusting the pdf page.

    Currently pdf printouts scroll slowly and load poorly - long printouts need to be optimized. It seems like onenote is handling large printouts like massive image collections.

    14 votes
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  16. Move the book navigation to left

    In general I like the tree navigation found in tools such as Scrivener. They are better suitable for thinking and outlining. The tab navigation does not really add value and the navigation on the right confuses user experience. I think there is tremendous value in following some of the features available in Scrivener.

    5 votes
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  17. Add "draw with touch" function to OneNote for mobile

    The "draw with touch" function should be a basic and necessary feature in every OneNote version.

    38 votes
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  18. Border around text blocks

    It would be nice to be able to turn ON a border around a text or image block. Just like you can see the faint outline when hovering over it, it would be useful to help separate areas of a page into distinct thoughts.

    Stretch Goal - Color choice for a border.

    1,155 votes
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  19. Text Wrapping

    Vote to see the ability to wrap text around images in OneNote

    93 votes
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  20. Ability to hide "Click to view other notebooks" button in full page view

    When using full page view with a small window size (mimicking a post-it note) the ever present button to access other notebooks and sections gets in the way and takes up important window real estate.

    Even in a larger window, the button expands to take up more horizontal space, and if I have content going across the window, it again covers up the content in the upper right hand corner.

    It would be lovely if this button automatically hid itself until scroll over or some such thing such that it wasn't taking up space and blocking the view of content…

    5 votes
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