OneNote for Windows

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  1. Allow the Collapse/ Expand Subpages "arrow" to be shown to the left of the Page Titles

    It would be REALLY useful in my opinion to be able to configure OneNote to show the arrow used to collapse and expand subpage sections to the left of the Pages list rather than the right as at present - just seems a more logical place for it ;-)

    PS - Being to upload graphics on this Site would also help as we could show you exactly what we mean.

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    • add name when exporting to Word document

      I do my homework in OneNote, so it's there next to my notes, so when I go to turn it in, I export the page to a Word doc, and submit that. However, there seems to be no way to add my name to the top of the page, so the teacher would have to rely on the document's info page to see who made it.

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      • '찾아 바꾸기' 기능을 넣어주세요.

        중간에 용어가 바뀌거나 잘못 삽입된 단어들을 모두 바꿔야 할 경우 이 기능이 요긴합니다. 하지만 아직 원노트에 해당 기능이 없어 외부 플러그인으로 해결하고 있는 중입니다. 워드 등의 기타 Office 툴에서는 모두 해당 기능이 제공되면서 원노트에만 없는 점은 의문입니다. 빠른 검색은 좋지만 검색 이후에 있을 수 있는 조치 등을 많이 배려해시면 어떨지 싶습니다. 찾아 바꾸기 강력하게 추천 드립니다.

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        • 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…

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          • 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.

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            • evernote

              Make Onenote able to cooperate with Evernote.

              Although It may sound crazy, and likely not feasible due to licence issues, I have to use both systems because some people I know prefer Evernote.
              I prefer Onenote, and it would be great if I could read Evernote's shared notebooks so that I don't have to use both systems.

              3 votes
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              • Windows Desktop / Modern UI data sharing

                Currently the restrictions of the MUI platform mean it does not support drag and drop etc so is missing much of the power of onenote. It is however quite nice as a note taking environment, however it holds its data in a different place to the desktop app. This means the device holding 2x the amount of data it really needs. Better integration of this would allow efficiency and the selection of the right interface for the right job.

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                • Ability to only show highlighted text

                  I use OneNote a lot to read texts, mails and highlight the most important words, phrases or sentences. It would be great if OneNote had the ability to grey out all non-highlited words, so only the core message of the text is displayed.

                  3 votes
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                  • in metro version of oneNote, allow a double red line as the left margin... just like legal pads

                    Many legal pads have a double line to designate the left margin. It is useful to have this line all the way down the page (vertically) when making lists. I put my "check box" (the little box the forms if you hit cntrl+1) on the left side of the double line and then I put my priority ranking (1,2,3,4) on the right side of the margin. I usually strike through when done and / or check the box.

                    It would also help if there was a way to auto re-arrange the list by priority number (the number on the right…

                    4 votes
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                    • Ink support on mobile platforms

                      I take lots of notes and visualizations in class, and it would be great if we could at least view them in the mobile apps.

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                      • Enhanced de- and encrypt functionality

                        I need to crypt different Objekts in OneNote with different Passworts. Because of that i Need a Master Passwort System. So that i can handle all Objekts with different Passworts by using just one Passwort. Exempel: I Share a OneNote Notebook with a Customer with insensible datas. But i cant give my Passwort to the Constumer, so I have to use a different Passwort for him. And with another Constumer, i have to Share another Notebook and so one, because i have many costumers.
                        Very important is that this Feature will work on all my Devises (windowsphone, windowstablet, PC)

                        3 votes
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                        • Change the default list type

                          Would be nice if one could set a different bullet list type as standard (eg arrows) instead of the standard round one

                          2 votes
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                          • Ability to upload Pictures and decide what size shall have

                            It should be possible to upload pictures in a higher quality if needed. Charts with text can't be read after they were uploaded and resized.

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                              • create notes based on location or time

                                an example if you activate location on the app, and you registered before some university or school the app could on each run determinates if the location is the same and open a kind of "student notepad" or something like that.

                                3 votes
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                                • Consistent navigation across platforms

                                  Opening one note on a Mac or on a PC in 2010 on a PC in 2013 or in the web app version, the notebooks and sections and pages are often times in different locations. It would be nice if notebooks were always in one place sections were always in one place and pages were always in one place.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Active attachments such as Powerpoint

                                    Allow for a user to insert a document such as a powerpoint that has audio, or will have audio recorded, but at the same time there are animations in the PPT which make saving as a PDF not useful. So as the PPT gets clicked through in OneNote, it moves and shows animations all the while the user can add handwritten notes, or text, audio, etc to sync with the playing of the ppt slides. If this is too much, then at least allow a PPT to be embedded to show animations.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Don't Automatically Select Medium Eraser When Switching Between Full Screen

                                      When switching to or from full screen view in the Windows 10 version of OneNote, the eraser automatically changes back to the Medium Eraser, regardless of whether it was the Medium or Stroke Eraser before switching. This can be very annoying, especially since I usually use the Stroke Eraser more often. I am assuming this is a bug, but either way I would like the eraser to stay the same unless explicitly changed.

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                                      • Cadê o ícone da área de notificação do windows? Cadê o atalho de recorte de tela???

                                        Usava feliz o Onenote 2013, desde o 2007, usando o atalho de teclado "tecla do windows" + (shift +) S para fazer recortes de tela.

                                        Atualizei para o OneNote 2016 semana passada para me arrepender, pois era basicamente a única coisa que eu usava do one note, e agora não funciona mais. Não tem mais ícone da área de notificação do windows, embora a configuração para ativar (em Opções > Exibir) exista. Na página de suporte menciona o atalho de teclado mas não funciona! (https://support.office.com/pt-br/article/Atalhos-de-teclado-no-OneNote-2016-para-Windows-44b8b3f4-c274-4bcc-a089-e80fdcc87950)

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                                        • folder icons in Windows/OneDrive showing OneNote cloud and backup files

                                          This is more about OneDrive but is still relevant to OneNote users. The allowed number of icon overlays has always been limited in Windows. If you use them in OneDrive they won't work in DropBox, etc. The icons are an excellent way to verify sync and unless there is a particular reason to retain the limit (performance, security, etc) the Windows 10 limit should be raised significantly.

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