OneNote for Windows

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  1. template store

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

    122 votes
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  2. 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)
    -…

    118 votes
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  3. 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?

    42 votes
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  4. 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.

    152 votes
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  5. 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.

    503 votes
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  6. 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…

    13 votes
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  7. Line spacing

    In OneNote 2016, there is a paragraph spacing option which is not available in the newer version of OneNote. Can we please have this integrated into the newer version of OneNote because as pick as it may sound, I like having my whole notes page with the same spacing all the way down. I can adjust the spacing in 2016 but not the newest version.

    11 votes
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  8. 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.

    35 votes
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  9. Revise it so people can work on notebooks that are on their local machine or server. Not all people/companies want their files in the cloud

    Revise it so people can work on notebooks that are on their local machine or server. Not all people or companies want their files in the cloud. Some files are confidential and thus only allowing Windows OneNote app to work with cloud based storage is not acceptable.

    13 votes
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  10. Text recognition from images

    Although UWP OneNote supports ink-to-text, image-to-text is exclusive to OneNote 2016. Hope the OCR feature can be brought back!

    16 votes
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  11. Make Ink to Symbols

    Just like ink to math but it makes a symbol :)

    25 votes
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  12. 46 votes
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  13. Recording video in the OneNote Universal app

    We moved from OneNote 2016 to OneNote universal app and we lost the ability to Record Video.

    I hope with future updates we can once again obtain this feature!

    35 votes
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  14. Customize Header Styles

    The built-in header styles are useful but limited to the default settings. It would be helpful to be able to customize them for different font schemes. This feature is already present in Word where you can create styles.

    12 votes
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  15. Please Add Page Templates to Windows 10 APP

    OneNote 2016 has so much more functionality... if it's going away, please let us have PAGE TEMPLATES :)

    24 votes
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  16. 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.

    9 votes
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  17. option to insert printout as background

    It does not seem to be included in OneNote app. I need this option as it is included in 2016 - when you have 70+ page printouts and have to manually set them one by one...absolutely painful.

    10 votes
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  18. 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…

    126 votes
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  19. Tabs on top

    I'd like to see the layout of OneNote for Windows 10 have an option to be similar to OneNote 2016. We are heavy users of OneNote 2016 and have Tabs on top and pages listed on the Right. The layout for OneNote 2016 is much better than the new OneNote for Windows 10.

    26 votes
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  20. 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.

    702 votes
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