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Keep Outlook Integration In OneNote for Windows (Like 2016)

One of the most powerful feature is the ability to tag things as Outlook Tasks. Also the ability to create a OneNote page from a meeting. These features are the heart and soul of OneNote.

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      • PCC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        New Surface, New OneNote, lost the ability to send email to a OneNote page very sad! Need to copy and paste now, kind of clunky. I agree with others, this functionality was very cool and powerful, hope to see it back soon.Considering going back to OneNote 2016 in the meantime

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What idiot in Microsoft decided to take the most sought after functionality out of the product?

        I was moving to OneNote from evernote BECAUSE of that functionality... if its taken away I won't migrate to OneNote.

      • Mary Branscombe commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        You can turn this on in the Insider version of Outlook already, under Settings - you pick modern OneNote instead of desktop; needs Office 365 licence possibly

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        In 2008 I started working with Onenote. One of the most powerfull features was the integration with Outlook.
        Every meeting, e-mail (including attachments) send to Onenote with only one click on the button took away a lot of work.
        Please give it back :-)

      • Geoff Prior commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I made the switch from Evernote to OneNote mostly because of the Outlook integrations. And creating a Task by using the Flag Tag is one of the most powerful. It needs to stay. Mind you, I won't be moving from the 2016 version till this feature is enabled.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        There are so many features that were lost in regards to meeting notes.

        1. The Outlook button that launches a onenote page with meeting details automatically populated.

        2. Automatic attendee participation

        3. Ability to easily email a meeting page to attendees. Now, you only have the share button to send a copy, and it must use the "modern" Mail app to email, can't use Outlook. And you have to manually have to type in participant's email addresses to send to.

      • David commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, without this OneNote is not powerful enough for Me. I will need to switch to another system.

      • John commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Totally agree. If this feature is not on OneNote - then I will find another system. This, as per the other comments is what makes OneNote so powerful, as meeting/project/team management tool. Lose this and we may as well go back to producing Word documents & separate email attachments.

      • Marc Rohde commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        100% agree with this. If I can't quickly create a note from Outlook OneNote isn't worth using for me. I would convert back to Evernote.

      • Rob C commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It is the integration with outlook that swayed me to OneNote over EverNote. Loose that, loose the completive edge IMO

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