OneNote for Windows

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  1. Characters are partially removed automatically

    Hundreds of Korean users experience characters removed automatically when using latest OneNote. This problem has happened since 2018. Janet H. J Park in Microsoft Agent is only giving unhelpful response with macro reply - recommended to post here to get help.

    When user types quickly on OneNote the part of characters are gone:
    안녕 --> ㅏㄴ녕 (ㅇ is gone)
    원노트 -->노트 (원 is gone)

    https://answers.microsoft.com/ko-kr/msoffice/forum/all/%EC%9B%90%EB%85%B8%ED%8A%B8-%ED%95%9C%EA%B8%80/0eb8708b-d200-4dd8-9410-2de631948299?auth=1&page=1

    I have no idea why I need to keep using latest version of OneNote, many users already abandoned and moved to OneNote 2016.

    12 votes
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  2. Please create backup in windows 10 version.

    We are using one note to record important phone conversations.

    We are currently manually making a copy of the file to prevent against a staff member deleting the entire notebook.

    It would good to have protections against this by creating a backup automatically so we didnt have to do it manually.

    25 votes
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  3. Bring back Create Outlook Tasks!!!

    Bring back Create Outlook Tasks!!!

    60 votes
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  4. Rotate inserted PDFs

    It would be really helpful if you could rotate inserted PDFs in OneNote. Currently, the "Rotate" button is grayed out.

    356 votes
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  5. Support local notebook storage. Many companies can't save sensative data in the cloud due to government contract legal requirements!

    Support local notebook storage. Many companies can't save sensitive data in the cloud due to legal requirements imposed by government contracts, so this is not negotiable. Many IT departments also want physical control of backups. This would be so simple to add!

    17 votes
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  6. find and replace

    Please add a "find and replace" function in One Note (similar in Word or Excel), so we can update the "text " and the "underlying link" (containing the text) across One Note without manually changing each text/link one by one (which is so in convenient and so last century). Please take this enhancement as priority.

    68 votes
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  7. default font color

    Be able to change the default font color

    126 votes
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  8. Add Sticky Notes button to OneNote sidebar

    Add Sticky Notes button to sidebar, with option to have a Sticky Note relevant to the current page as a pinned note of subtext.

    26 votes
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  9. page templates

    Please add the OneNote 2016 Page Template management features to the OneNote 10 version. The ability to select and customize templates is a handy feature.

    52 votes
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  10. Win: Integrate tasks and tags across OneNote, Outlook (desktop/web/app), Windows 10 mail/cal, and Microdoft To-Do app.

    Integrate tasks and tags across OneNote, Outlook (desktop/web/app), Windows 10 mail/cal, and Microdoft To-Do app.

    613 votes
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  11. Review Student Work in Sections WITHIN SECTION GROUPS

    While I can distribute section groups now, I still can't review pages that are in sections within section groups in student spaces. This nullifies the point of being able to distribute section groups to student spaces.

    11 votes
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  12. I don't like how the Win10 ver has moved the tabs, sections, and sheets to the left side. Please keep them at the top as in the 2016 ver.

    I don't like how the Win 10 version of One Note has changed the user interface, or view, where the tabs that used to be at the top have moved to the far left side of the screen and cascade out from that side. Not only do you lose a lot of screen space, but it is not as streamlined, efficient or functional for users. Please ensure that if the One Note 2016 version is ever phased out, that any new version, including the Win 10 version, will have the ability to switch the user interface, or view, to the…

    58 votes
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  13. OneNote Outlook Tasks Integration

    1. I'd like existing OneNote 2016 & 2010 feature "Insert Outlook Task" be included in OneNote for Windows 10
    2. I'd like OneNote Linked tasks be available at my Android mobile device.

    445 votes
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  14. 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

    139 votes
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  15. All-on-the-left layout is inefficient

    All-on-the-left layout is inefficient - esp. when you have multiple sections and pages that you are jumping back and forth. All-on-the-left layout, compared to the 2016 layout, simply takes too much space if they are all being displayed. Having "Sections" on top helps a lot.
    This is the most important reason I switch to OneNote 2016 from the OneNote app. Sad to see 2016 is being dumped.

    57 votes
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  16. Make it possible to set default saving location in OneNote windows 10

    In OneNote 2016 we had the option of choosing the default saving and backup locations. This feature disappeared in OneNote Windows 10. No the default is in ONeDrive and we have no possibility to change it. Can we please add it back

    11 votes
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  17. Reinstate Ctrl+Alt+D shortcut for the new version of OneNote

    On the old version of Onenote there is a shortcut Ctrl+Alt+D that will dock the application. It will be best if the same shortcut would also be available in the new version of Onenote.

    17 votes
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  18. 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!

    93 votes
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  19. Ability to work offline is essential, OneNote is my main work tool

    I use OneNote all the time and sync between OnedRIVE, two laptops and a desktop. I travel extensively and am frequently without Internet connection so the ability to work on a local copy until I can resynch is ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL.

    BTW - I never use the web version, too slow and clunky.

    I have all my PhD work in OneNote so if I cannot work locally I will have to switch to the leading alternative which actually seems more popular in academic circles.

    45 votes
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  20. Bring back docking functionality

    Add docked window mode like in the previous versions, which made it extremely useful.

    14 votes
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