OneNote for Windows

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  1. Record Video Like You Can in OneNote 2016!!

    I would like the video recording feature to be returned! I need to be able to continue recording videos into my OneNote. Not linking---recording directly from OneNote.

    113 votes
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    • OneNote is Awful, kill it and bring back OneNote 2016.

      Windows 10 "Metro" "Windows Store" OneNote App is Awful, kill it and bring back OneNote 2016.

      36 votes
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      • Allow paper size with fized width and unlimted height

        The current options are either unlimited width & height or fixed with & height.
        Can we have an option of fixed width and unlimited height.

        Use case: Create notes that can be printed without affecting the size.

        https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onenote-mso_other-mso_2010/annoying-feature-on-onenote-auto-paper-size/1cee3e5e-563b-4c7d-b151-997b7eb422cf

        230 votes
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        • Paragraph/Line Spacing

          Add Paragraph/Line Spacing

          61 votes
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          • Integrate Onenote with the SUBTASKS and with the NOTES of the tasks (not only with the tasks)

            The perfect way to synchronize tasks such as Outlook or Microsoft To Do ones with Onenote it is as follows:

            Notes of the tasks:
            • If the task is in the title of the onenote page, make the content of the page sync as the note of the task.
            • If the task is in any paragraph, make their indented paragraphs sync as the note of the task.

            Subtasks:
            • If the task is in the title of the onenote page, make the tasks that are in the content of the page sync as the subtasks.
            • If the task…

            74 votes
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            • template store

              A 'store' for templates where people could post and search for templates to download.

              109 votes
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              • Office 365: Allow sharing individual sections and pages without sharing the whole notebook

                As per my understanding, is possible to do it if you have a personal account but we use Office365 for business and it's not possible to do it. Why? Is when it's more useful, when you are working and sharing notes between different departments (who don't have to see the entire notebook, just the one note you are working together)...

                277 votes
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                • 171 votes
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                  • Quick note, screen clipping

                    I really like the quick note and screen clipping in OneNote 2016. Can you also made them in OneNote for Windows?

                    36 votes
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                    • Add functions from OneNote 2016 to OneNote app for Windows 10

                      I really miss several functions from the Microsoft Office version of OneNote 2016 in the OneNote app for Windows 10. And since you are planning to discontinue the MS Office version, I suggest to add at least theese functions:

                      - export to .one files
                      - allow to store selected notebooks only locally on the PC drive
                      - add paraghraph spacing
                      - dock to desktop
                      - create linked notes

                      Also some useful options from the Options tab such as:

                      - turn off/on the pen sensitivity
                      - set the audio and video recording bit-rate (to save space or increase the quality)
                      -…

                      96 votes
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                      • Allow OneNote for Windows to sync to local hard drive just like OneNote 2016 Desktop

                        One feature I like very much about OneNote 2016 is the ability to store or sync on a local drive. This is very important. If you would allow that functionality for One Note Windows 10 that would be great. I know the cloudy is important but having a legacy feature to store locally is a must.

                        454 votes
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                        • Insert Excel Spreadsheet

                          We use the Insert Spreadsheet function that allows us to view and edit the spreadsheet in OneNote 2016 but cannot find the same function in OneNote for Windows

                          29 votes
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                          • Introduce mindmapping/flowcharts into OneNote

                            Introduce mindmapping into OneNote, including:
                            - integration with finger/pencil to create node shapes (circles, squares, triangles etc) around text
                            - integration with finger/pencil to create freehand connections between the shapes (line/arrow connecting automatically two shapes)
                            - Ability to show NoteBooks, Sections and Pages as Mindmaps
                            - Text extraction to mindmap (See separate suggestion for MarginNote/LiquidText like functionality)

                            36 votes
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                            • Section tabs layout

                              Provide the option to layout onenote the way you want it as it applies to notebooks, section tabs and pages. It's impossible to please everyone, we all process information different. Give us the option to lay out onenote the way we want it.

                              113 votes
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                              • Continue to support and develop OneNote 2016

                                Just about all the features of the 2016 desktop OneNote application that made it really useful; like History, Tags, (search facility and customisation), Quick Notes, Linked notes etc. have gone or have had the good parts removed. In fact, all the grown-up elements appear to have been ditched and instead we have stickers of "cats in suits". Most of the high ranking votes on this UserVoice are for the things people actually found useful in OneNote to being with. OneNote for Windows looks likes the result of a botched task on The Apprentice - get a grip!

                                18 votes
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                                • Get onenote to work with mail and calendar

                                  So we can add events to the calendar from onenote or from calendar to onenote, same integration as outlook for mail and calendar... only you would need to add tasks or something more automatic and intuitive as google goals. Checkout goals and reminders with google and how you can make it more intuitive by using onenote and tasks, events, and so on in mail and calendar. Whether or not you will merge these ideas into tasks I don't know but you can always make another more automatic option such as goal tracking, while tasks is more about progress. Would be…

                                  117 votes
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                                  • OneNote needs crop tool

                                    I LOVE OneNote - I'm an instructor and work for a couple Microsoft Training Partners. PLEASE add the ability in OneNote to crop an image.

                                    652 votes
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                                    • Add Windows 8 OneNote 2016 Excel spreadsheet function to Windows 10 OneNote

                                      Windows 8 and OneNote 2016 have some good features when working with Excel Spreadsheets. e.g. In OneNote 2016 there is a Microsoft Excel button that allows new or existing Excel spreadsheets to be opened and edited. Once opened there is an edit button in upper left corner of the spreadsheet. When clicked Excel opens and I can add data and edit the spreadsheet. Then when I quit Excel the new changes to the spreadsheet appear in the OneNote version of the spreadsheet. Very neat! I wish OneNote for Windows 10 had this feature.

                                      16 votes
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                                      • Maintain Outlook tasks and tags

                                        Please, Please make sure the OneNote app has the desktop OneNote functionality to assign outlook tasks, tags, and a developer API for developers like Onetastic!

                                        93 votes
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                                        • Allow sharing of notes rather than sharing of notebooks

                                          I take a lot of meeting notes and I would like to just share the note rather than the entire notebook. Not I have to save as PDF before sending out my minutes but if I had the option for page level sharing I would be able to just share and collaborate on a single note rather than a whole not book.

                                          26 votes
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