OneNote for Windows

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  1. Allow rotation in OneNote iPhone App

    currently the OneNote iPhone App does not allow the rotation of the screen when taking notes or recording voice.
    Problem: on most mobile devices the microphone is on the bottom of the device.
    being able to rotate the app I could use the microphone on top for a much better recording quality

    3 votes
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  3. When using ink to text all resulting text should be in the same grouping.

    If I write a half pages of notes with my Surface Pen, and then select it all and do an ink to text, Onenote seems to have a mind of its own on what should be grouped together. Rather than try to guess, can't Onenote assume that if the text is selected together, it should be grouped together?

    3 votes
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  4. suface pro 4 Click the button on the Surface Pen to open OneNote and take a note, even when your device is locked

    Update Onenote 2016 to allow Click the button on the Surface Pen to open OneNote and take a note, even when your device is locked,

    1 vote
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  5. Linked text for study and business with in different pages

    In Microsoft we click a word - it go to another word in the file. Similarly in Microsoft we can insert link of a particular page but not a particular word in a particular page. It can be achieved by viewing onenote 2 on a single screen. Then we can link easily. This feature very important for education. To explain particular word or definition we can use.

    3 votes
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  6. Make it possible to link notes from different pages on iPad version

    Even if pages are in a different section or a different book

    3 votes
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  7. Variable number fields

    The title might sound a bit complicated. The idea is that you would be able to have a field where you can put in a number, and then some other fields that can output some math depending on that number.

    A use example could be using OneNote as a cookbook, then at the top of a recipe you could input the amount you're cooking for, then down lower at the ingedients you can see the correct amount.

    1 vote
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  8. Better support for browser bookmarks

    I'm sure many people are, like myself, looking for a way to leverage OneNote to manage browser bookmarks.

    Would love to see a "native bookmark" management capability within OneNote for Windows.

    2 votes
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  9. Show the syncing icon for pages and sections as well as notebooks

    The syncing icon that is shown next to the name of a notebook (http://i.imgur.com/229IH7I.png) could also be placed next to sections and pages so that the user can see exactly what is causing a syncing problem.

    One of my notebooks is stuck syncing, and it has been like that for a long time. It's a large notebook, and i don't know what page (which then tells me what files) are causing the problem.

    15 votes
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  10. Enable working when no online connection is available

    This is for Windows Phone (I worked on [and it applies to] 7, 8, 8.1 and now 10): OneNote is great for taking any kind of notes. Also I have several lookup tables in OneNote. However, it will not start without checking the network first. That may take a considerable time - more the poorer the connection. I know when I am in the basement there is no chance to take notes or lookup existing notes.

    I would be great if I could take notes without the lag for network checking. Instantly would be perfect. The synching could happen later.…

    3 votes
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  11. Attach/embed pictures in this suggestion box

    I want to attach or embed screenshots to show what I'm talking about when I post an idea here.

    This is not related to the OneNote application, it's related to the suggestion box website.

    I didn't know the appropriate way to suggest this as there isn't an area for suggesting improvements to the suggestion box :P

    1 vote
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  12. Unify GUI between OS platforms, particularly sections

    I've been using OneNote on Win10 (Universal App version, not talking about 2016 one), on iOS, on Mac OS X and online, each version shows Sections somewhere else, once it's on top, on left, on right, it's kind of confusing for the user, this should be unified.

    2 votes
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  13. Bring back insert fax.

    I used it to insert statements and bills into accounts and a house log. It is far less cumbersome than your suggested alternative

    3 votes
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  14. Custom Sync Schedule

    It would be great if I could pick the sync schedule by folder. Some files I work with get updated constantly throughout the day and as-is onenote is constantly trying to sync them - it is a bandwidth and resource hog. I would prefer if I could set it to sync those files/folders only once at the end of the day.

    8 votes
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  15. Manage Pages or Page Sorter View

    On View, there should be a way to view your notes and notebooks similar to how slide sorter on power point works.

    Your notebooks would be on a shelf/row in the top, and the open notebook/sections would be a tab or sub-window. You can drag thumbnails of your notes to change its position in the section, or you can drag it to another section/notebook.

    5 votes
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  16. Better support for drag / pinch zoom when connected to additional monitor

    I would like to be able to create more white space and drag a page around while connected to 2 monitors. When a Surface / Surfacebook has the desktop extended to another monitor, I can drag or pinch zoom the page. https://youtu.be/8102eAflABo

    1 vote
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  17. Mac cannot save large onenote files in a full page by simply going to file print you must go to Office 365 then print it as a pdf

    In my Chemistry class we us lab reports on OneNote using tables which can be seen clearly and as a whole in the program however go and try and print or save the page as a PDF then the table gets cut in half. The only way to fix it is by going into office 365 and printing it through there. If it can be done on office 365 then it should be able to be done on the Mac OneNote application

    2 votes
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  18. Mathematics add-in

    The mathematics add-in is a great concept but it has some bugs and unnecessary limitations. It would be much more useful if it fully matched the functionality of the stand-alone Microsoft Mathematics app, including: stored variable values, any letter or symbol can be a variable, and expressions always evaluate as a decimal value. It would be even better if it could handle units automatically as well.

    3 votes
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  19. 11 votes
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  20. Send Reading View of a Web Page to OneNote

    Edge (and other browsers) contain a reading view. Send the reading view, without the left and top navigation and adverts that typically clutter a page, to a OneNote page.

    I do this currently using the "Evernote Clearly" plugin for Chrome and Evernote. Would be great to have this in OneNote too.

    1 vote
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