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  1. Advanced autocorrect options

    The inability to change autocorrect options is a nightmare for basically everyone I can think of, as seen by the number of suggestions already posted here. I'm taking notes on equations for Density Functional Theory and can't write out a portion of the functional because (R) automatically changes to the registered trademark symbol. As far as I can tell, there is no possible way to change this with the current update.

    14 votes
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  2. Option to invert color in images in dark mode

    I have lots of images in OneNote which consist of lines on a white background. I would like these to be shown as white lines on a black background in dark mode.

    However, there are also images which I don't want to invert color for, so there should be a toggle in the View tab, or even better you could make it possible to choose whether or not to invert color in dark mode for each image in the right-click menu.

    3 votes
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  3. PLEASE give us the same Word text editing features for basic things like autocorrect, math functions, etc.

    It is infuriating that I cannot take class notes and copy over math equations, or use shortcuts/autocorrect features to quickly type mathematical symbols. I am a biology grad student, and I have to navigate through multiple menus every single time I want to use a delta or micro symbol. This makes taking quick notes impossible. Either make the autocorrect rules we set in Word apply across ALL Office apps, or integrate the Options tab from Word into the rest of these apps. I didn't have this problem with OneNote 2016, but y'all discontinued support and updates for it, leaving us…

    6 votes
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  4. Changing the page creation date or time in OneNote for W10

    Editing the page creation date and time shown directly under the page title is missing in OneNote for Windows UWA, but it is available in OneNote Desktop App. This feature is important if you want to have accurate date/time organisation with your OneNote pages !!

    Please, include editing the page creation date and time shown directly under the page title in OneNote for Windows UWA.

    303 votes
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  5. Improvements to Tags and Custom Tags

    The tag functionality is incredibly useful, and I would argue it's essential to OneNote's usefulness for most people that it be the best it can possibly be.

    That said - it is currently a bit clunky and restricted.

    When I create a custom tag, I am limited to only the icons provided by Microsoft OneNote. Why is there no option to add my own icons? Even if a custom icon had to meet certain strict standards, including file size, image size/dimensions, etc... that would be HUGELY helpful.

    Also, the ability to create a custom tag that changes would be amazing.…

    10 votes
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  6. Add Simplified Ribbon like Outlook

    Please add a new simplified ribbon (like is now available in Outlook) to OneNote.

    3 votes
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  7. Make it so the taskbar on the left side of the screen can be moved to the right side to make it easier for lefties to write on the screen.

    So I want to take notes on my surface using the OneNote windows app, however I am left-handed and the taskbar appears on the left side of the screen. This causes some annoyances when I am writing since things get selected from the taskbar as I am writing. It would be really useful if there was an option to move it to the right side to accommodate for the lefty community.

    3 votes
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  8. Code block

    I'd really like to ability to insert a code block. Just a simple block that has a different background than the surrounding text.

    If this were paired with source code formatting, and editing, that would be an amazing enhancement to OneNote.

    125 votes
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  9. Center Equations

    When centering equations in OneNote, it always falls back into being left-aligned after a minute or so. A workaround would be to add a number at the equation (<equation> #1) but numbering equations is not always a formatting preference. I hope the OneNote team can fix this bug.

    11 votes
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  10. Intellij - copy paste code to Onenote lost spaces with formatting in Intellig IDEA

    Intellij - copy paste code to Onenote lost spaces with formatting in Intellig IDEA

    9 votes
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  11. Notebooks Backup

    There is no way to back up notebooks to a hard drive. No protection of work. We should be able to to backup to a hard drive or other cloud storage. We can create a Word file, and send it to onedrive then download it to the desktop, copy it, and store it elsewhere. I can do that with all Microsoft apps except onenote. Is this an oversight or intentional? Example: Evernote exports all notebooks and files into one enex file. That can be copied, and you can reconstruct the entire database. I have over 4000 pages of clips in…

    8 votes
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  12. Add calendar integration in to the one Note

    While working on the pages, I usually use One Note as a GTD Tool.
    The Tags are here and everything is here to make OneNote as a perfect GTD Solution what's missing is the Date filter.

    I want to assign a future date like the Outlook Task so that it reminds me to use the specific page for that purposes..

    12 votes
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  13. Old Layout is better

    Why did this change? So stupid. I'm trying to get the rest of my team on board with using OneNote, they see how well the old one works but when they go to load it they get this new layout ****. Not Happy.
    Fix it!

    NOW!

    31 votes
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  14. Export OneNote for Windows 10 pages to MS Word

    Please add back the 2016 feature to export a OneNote page or section to MS Word.

    We use OneNote for note taking and first drafts. However, if/when a note becomes a long term doc that needs publishing, we want to convert to MS Word.

    In OneNote2016, of course, this feature was there. However, on Office365, you can't use online OneNote with desktop 2016 very well. So, we really need the feature added (back) to OneNote for Windows 10..

    6 votes
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  15. Implement copy/paste of Outlook attachments

    As of 1/19/2020, you cannot copy an attachment in Outlook and paste it in OneNote. A workaround is to copy the attachment to a folder in Windows Explorer, then copy the file into OneNote. This is another feature of OneNote 2016 that is lacking in OneNote for Windows.

    2 votes
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  16. FIX THE BLURRY TEXT IN ONENOTE UPDATE

    I had to download a new Microsoft Office and now my Onenote flicks back and forth between having clear text and having fuzzy, poorly rendered text. It is awful to look and and makes the app so difficult to use.This has been very frustrating and I cannot find a way to fix it.

    38 votes
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  17. please add 'dock window' as previous version

    there are so many old features of previous version that have been lost... this is one of them. how could this not have been included yet? it's the whole point of notes... think 'sticky notes'!!!

    2 votes
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  18. Sync individual MSFT To Do lists

    Sync individual MSFT To Do lists with OneNote 2016 (and with Outlook 2016), versus syncing with only one long list of all the tasks within To Do.

    2 votes
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  19. let users change the Ctrl-M shortcut for new window because Skype takes it over

    make the new window shortcut customisable so you don't accidentally mute Skype every time instead! The Skype global hotkeys setting means that Ctrl-M is captured by Skype and no longer opens a new OneNote window

    2 votes
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  20. bullet

    OneNote, OneNote 2016 and Outlook should use the same formatting for Bullet Lists/Outlines

    I waste a large amount of time trying to manually clean up formatting when pasting bullet lists between Outlook and OneNote. Why can't these Microsoft tools standardize on the formatting?

    2 votes
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