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  1. Import file (PDF, DOC, JPG, etc) as page to allow document management and to remove workflow distractions.

    I would like to click "one button" to import a file (such as a PDF or JPG) as the actual page; while retaining 'One Note' functionality and a quick way to replicate the document and edit as a form.

    A workflow process (example) would be, in an open notebook:
    1. Import document as page, such as a PDF form.
    2. Select the page within One Note without any need to adjust/stretch to a page size, alter backgrounds, etc.
    3. Manage, edit, handle however necessary.

    More importantly, if the feature is already there - then, simply make it more pronounced.

    The…

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  2. Group drawing and screen clipping in a table cell

    I suggest you "group" screen clippings and drawings by placing them in a table and add a feature where table cells contain a Canvas element. Both the clipping and the drawing would be added to the canvas, which would provide the needed "group" behavior.

    I use a two column table for notes, where I place a timestamp in the left column. All day long I take notes which include screen clippings, Often I need to annotate the clipping with an ellipse or a highlight from the Drawing tool. Then -- every time -- I take another screen clipping of the…

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  3. Can search results box be made transparent to allow seeing the content beneath it?

    In certain searches for a word, I am finding the matched word beneath the search result box, as I have increased the width of the page (which I want for overview of the content--lot of content view in little space). Can the search result box be made transparent, instead of the now existing white one?

    Thank you!

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  4. Search web with selection

    Add function to contextual menu: Search the web [user-selected search engine via Options] using the selected text, from within ON. I added this to Excel via VBA [minus the selectable engine] and it is extremely useful and time-saving.

    Added bonus would be some way to bring the search results back into ON as notes but what would look like is more detail than you probably want :)

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  5. Change default view

    Need to be able to change the default view from Recent Items. I rather have it go to a list of Notebook.

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  6. Please add "create contact groups"

    Outlook allows users to create contact groups so users don't have to type in emails every time when they want to send something to the same group. This will help teachers to group student emails based on the class rosters and send notes to specific groups. Thank you!

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  7. permit changing highlighter color

    ... to make it thae same as in OneNote 2016 for Office

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  8. Stop working on enhancements and make it reliable

    I used to ask for all kinds of features. Lately, I have so many corrupted onenote files, that I am ready to move to another product. I sincerely recommend halting all new feature development and just make the darn thing reliable and recoverable.

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  9. 2016 OneNote Notebooks needs to have options to enlarge icons for sections and section groups.

    The new 2016 OneNote Notebooks icons for sections and section groups are very tiny. These need to be enlarged, so they are easier to see and select!

    Please give us an icon choice of small, medium and or large.

    Thanks!

    4 votes
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  10. 11 votes
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  11. Onenote uservoice site doesn't allow to edit comments


    1. I've posted some comment and then noticed a misspelling. It should be a way to edit my own comment. The workaround to copy old text, submit it as new comment and then delete old one is not convinient. In particular, there can be other comments created after my original, and deleting it can cause confusing sequence of comments.

    2.BTW I didn't find a forum section to give feedback about the forum https://onenote.uservoice.com/forums/ itself. Uservoice seems also doesn't provide such option http://www6.uservoice.com/l/17202/2015-09-25/2vxvg9?uvcompanyname=OneNote%20Team&uvexperience=portal&uvcontacturl=onenote.uservoice.com&utmcampaign=footerpoweredby&utmmedium=product&utmsource=onenote.uservoice.com?uvcompanyname=OneNote%20Team&uvexperience=portal&uvcontacturl=onenote.uservoice.com&utmcampaign=footerpoweredby&utmmedium=product&utmsource=onenote.uservoice.com
    Please…

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  12. Split history search and highlighting changed text within notes.

    On Windows History search shows all recent text in yellow background- very annoying if the whole new article is highlighted.
    Yow should split history search in two separate actions - one to search notes/pages and highlight titles of filtered pages, but keep natural(white) background in the notes. And another action- annotate history within individual pages similar to Visual Studio Source Control Annotate/git blame.
    Related -https://onenote.uservoice.com/forums/327186-onenote-for-windows-windows-phone/suggestions/11038782-allow-change-of-search-highlighting-color

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  13. Lack of path through sections

    You have to make the hierarchy more clear. Possible through a diagram of some sort. (https://www.screencast.com/t/OOUaqyWkYN) Lack of a more visual path through sections is still a major flaw in the program.
    Phillip@brokerdealerselect.com

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  14. Have a quick way to go to the top or bottom of the pages panel

    it's a pain point to go to the most recent notes in the pages panel. have short cuts or buttons to quickly navigate to the most recent or back to the top.

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  15. overlay

    OneNote linked to Word via linked notes are great. Even better would be to have a OneNote overlay on the Word document (in stead of the docked window) where you could type/write comments.

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  16. Fix Problem when moving pages out of the Quick Notes folder in my OneDrive.

    When I move a page in the Quick Notes folder in my OneDrive to a different folder, the page tab of the page below changes to say "untitled page" even though there is text on it. (I'm using OneNote 2013.)

    I posted this on the Microsoft Community board (see link below) and the moderator there suggested I also post it here.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeonenote-msoother/problem-when-moving-pages-out-of-the-quick-notes/037c8ded-8c1d-40fa-ad76-9b90d6a1e1bd

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  17. It would be very cool if this and other programs could have "skins"/themes you could apply broader than the tiny little upper right graphics

    it would be a very fun, personalization (more owner attachment, more subscription renewals, I would think?)

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  18. [BUG] When selecting ruled line colors, color names are presented instead of the actual colors.

    Input is based on version 1708, build 8424.1000. Click on [Rule Lines], drill down to [Rule Line Colors] and instead of showing colors, names of colors are presented instead of the actual colors.

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  19. at the end of an equation the right arrow key

    It would helpful to be able to exit an equation editor box using the right arrow key without automatically going to a newline.

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  20. Stickers are not workin

    When I click on stickers all it says if "Loading" and nothing comes up

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