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  1. Excerpt content for reuse elsewhere in a notebook

    In Atlassian Confluence they have a feature where you can mark certain text to be excerpted then reuse it (embed) it in other pages.

    It basically allows you to master content in one place and keep reusing it in other places in your space (their equivalent of a notebook).

    An example might be a script or piece of code used throughout your notebook. You maintain just the master script and embed it all the other locations. Updating the master automatically update all the embed locations too.

    This could be a great feature for OneNote.

    https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Re-using+Content+in+Technical+Documentation

    14 votes
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  2. Make Tags Section at Ribbon Resizable

    Please, do not waste of space at large wide screens and let be Tags Section at Ribbon resizable automatically. Something like Outlook do at Ribbon with Quick Tasks. If I have small monitor, there is only one line of tasks, if screen goes bigger, there is more lines. It will be usefull for quick Tags selection.

    10 votes
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  3. Allow anchored boxes

    As it is now, a lot of editing parts of a page such as a spreadsheet can actually start to grow and encroach/overlay with other content. I think there needs to be an anchor click on a corner for example to prevent the content boxes from overlapping and maintaining their distance. Try editing a spreadsheet, adding a sheet, and then save. It grows, and if you have pictures or anything else that was close, it will be a mess now.

    26 votes
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  4. Create possibility to use OneNote for musical ideas

    Add support for free hand drawing in Windows Phone App which, combined with a suitable music staff/staves template, could provide a virtual music manuscript notebook.

    24 votes
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  5. Combine the video and audio recording!

    So when I am taking classes, I feel left out that I can only do the audio recording without the video, and vise versa. I wish you could combine the two to make the ultimate note taking app!

    8 votes
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  6. Insert Video and take photos in OneNote Desktop on Windows RT

    Please enable OneNote 2013 Desktop on Windows RT to insert video from camera and microphone and take Pictures With Device camera.

    The OneNote Desktop does not support this feature which makes it hard to use OneNote Desktop on Windows RT for flipped classroom and recording of tutoring videos

    14 votes
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  7. Printout Manager for OneNote

    Build in a OneNote Printout Manager similar to what was in PowerToys Printout Manager for OneNote 2007

    25 votes
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  8. (desktop version) create and save custom tag libraries

    Create different tag collections- so the same tag images can have different meanings depending on context. Select the collections depending on which book or project, etc.

    3 votes
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  9. Update page templates

    The page templates could use some updates either with background or more modern touches to fonts and/or shapes/deco.

    24 votes
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  10. Improve handwriting recognition by adding support for acronyms

    While I find the Ink-to-Text feature in OneNote 2013 pretty good, it struggles with acronyms. I need a way to add a list of acronyms that help the Ink-to-Text converter get these correct more frequently.

    6 votes
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  11. Allow collapsing of paragraphs

    It would be great to collapse paragraphs

    24 votes
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  12. Use the same text manipulation keyboard shortcuts as Word

    OneNote does not share all of Word's (and Outlook's) keyboard shortcuts for text manipulation. For example, using F8 to enter selection mode, or Shift-F2 to copy.

    8 votes
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  13. Create a quick note directly in a section of a notebook

    Creating a quick note and storing it into unfiled notes is not very handy.
    I want to be able to define a list of lets say 5 or 10 predefined combinations of sections from various notebooks and when I create a new note, to be automatically able to send that note to one of the (let's call them favorite) sections.

    Can you do that? I know you can!

    Yes, I'm that guy that twitted this to you... @drizo72

    So here it goes...

    Thanks and keep up the great work!

    Dimitris.

    3 votes
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  14. Use "Old" Shortcuts (Quick Note, Screenshot)

    Please consider bringing back Win + N for a quick note as well as Win + S for shortcuts. The small "Send to onenote" - Tool now adds one step in my workflow without any benefit.

    9 votes
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  15. Make the Mini Toolbar Customizable

    The Mini Toolbar is extremely useful. I love the ability to have it pop up as soon as I highlight something (with cursor, not inking). My problem is I only use a few of the tools that show up in there. I would love to be able to customize this toolbar just like you can customize the Quick Access Toolbar.

    22 votes
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  16. abilty to grab canvas and mve around

    Hi
    I keep looking for the option to grab the canvas and navigate inside to get to sections that are not in the view port but I just found out that there is no such key press shortcut

    so can you please add the ability to navigate inside the canvas like they did in photoshop (when you hold spacebar)

    thank you

    4 votes
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  17. Audio/Video to text conversion

    We can search audio, but we cannot convert audio to text. This may be messy, but give us a chance. Cortana and my WP are excellent at translating. OneNote could use this feature.

    23 votes
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  18. Handwriting Case Sensativity

    have an option to set all handwriting to either lower case or upper case or Sentence case.

    the current system recognises letters well but fro those of us who print doesn't sort capitalisation well.

    2 votes
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  19. Improve sync/backup/restore with OneDrive

    I owned a Surface Pro 2, and it broke, and after getting my replacement through Microsoft Complete I had a lot difficulty restoring my old notebooks in OneNote. I had designated OneDrive as the location for OneNote to save my notebooks, and my backups. I eventually got it back, but it was far from straightforward. Given that these are both Microsoft services, this should be an extremely straight forward, one click (or no click) experience.

    I recently got a Surface Pro 3, and have only been able to restore one of my notebooks automatically. I didn't change anything, I just…

    12 votes
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  20. An easier way to delete a notebook

    Have the ability to right click on a selected notebook with the option to delete the selected notebook.

    22 votes
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