OneNote for Windows

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  1. Add option to "Lock password protected sections after I have not worked in them for the following amount of time".

    OneNote 2016 has the advanced option "Lock password protected sections after I have not worked in them for the following amount of time". Such an option does not seem to exist in OneNote for Windows 10. The features of OneNote for Windows 10 have improved a lot over the past year or so, but having to reenter the password after only 5 or 10 minutes of inactivity is annoying and is the one thing keeping me from switching from OneNote 2016. Please add this feature to OneNote for Windows 10.

    67 votes
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  2. Need paper size options!

    The infinite paper size being the only option forces me to keep using OneNote 2016 or a simple pdf editor instead of OneNote for Windows 10. It is impossible to export anything from OneNote if I cannot tell where the page ends--it always will format horribly.

    897 votes
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  3. Allow embedding of WeVideo content

    Just like YouTube and other online services, please update the code in OneNote to allow WeVideo to be embedded and viewed within OneNote.

    6 votes
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  4. autocorrect

    PLEASE bring back autocorrect customization to OneNote for Windows 10 that we had in OneNote Office 16. I used autocorrect to input many symbols in my medical school notes to make things easier to read.

    For example:
    "inc" autocorrected to ↑
    "neg" autocorrected to ⊖
    "primary" autocorrected to 1⁰
    "=>" autocorrected to ⇨

    12 votes
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  5. Immersive Reader should continue reading aloud when changing focus to another window.

    Immersive Reader stops reading aloud when changing the focus to another window, which makes the feature almost useless.

    7 votes
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  6. Outlook Tasks, etc.

    Need to continue to have all Outlook integration functionality in Onenote for Windows (particularly task creation) if you are going to sunset Outlook 2016. Difficult to understand how it could be a good business decision to do otherwise.

    542 votes
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  7. Please let us set reminders right inside One Note.

    Others have posted this as well, just adding to the idea. It makes no sense not being able to set reminders, but yet we can create checklists and everything else. OneNote is the best, so lets please keep it that way.

    8 votes
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  8. Paper sizes

    I would like to see the implementation of an option for printer paper sized pages in OneNote so printing out homework is easier. Either that or allow the document to be imported as its own note and written on in One note so it can print in the maximum size.

    8 votes
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  9. 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.

    263 votes
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  10. 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

    27 votes
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  11. Bring back docking functionality

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

    37 votes
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  12. Menu to Copy, Paste or Delete should appears automatically after selecting text! (Auto Prompt Menu for Touch Select )

    As the tittle says, I think for mostly students this should be a must to have feature since we keep deleting groups of text or even copy and paste it.

    Imagine having to hold the selected text to open the menu to copy or paste 100x ... it is tiring. Doing it automatically would turn it so efficient and save us so much time!

    19 votes
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  13. O365 meeting integration

    In onenote 2016 you could click a button in the outlook meeting, all meeting information opened in a new note and if you used Skype for business in tracked attendance. It was brilliant. Now as 2016 is deprecated we corporate users are losing this great productivity feature. Please please revive it

    290 votes
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  14. 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!

    27 votes
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  15. Show print lines on each page

    By default there is no way to see if your written notes exceed one page. You have to write very small or adjust the whole text to fit into a page so I can print it out.
    I would appreciate a feature like in Excel where you simply can tick a box an you can see where the border of a page is.

    274 votes
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  16. 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.

    103 votes
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  17. default font color

    Be able to change the default font color

    186 votes
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  18. Paper styles

    please add more options for paper styles like dotted paper for clear note-taking in math as well as isometric paper for the many engineering students who use OneNote. Also, borders to show where the print guidelines are would be nice

    5 votes
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  19. Bring back Create Outlook Tasks!!!

    Bring back Create Outlook Tasks!!!

    71 votes
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  20. 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.

    29 votes
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