OneNote for Windows

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  1. proofing language

    I teach in different languages and need to have class notebooks in different language
    Should be possible to set the language of each book, not to have to change every single entry you make.

    21 votes
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    • Cropping

      Add picture crop

      24 votes
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      • Reminders

        Please add reminders to OneNote!
        I am storing all my school stuff in OneNote. It would be awesome if I could set a reminder to reherse certain pages (like an index card system).
        It's just so much work doing this manually! Evernote can do this, so why can't OneNote do this as well??

        92 votes
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        • Hide completed tasks from task list

          Love using the task lists on OneNote, but not that I cannot hide the completed tasks. I don't want them to disappear completely in case I need to refer to them later... Please add this feature to the 2016 Windows version.

          18 votes
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          • Allow users to turn off text containers. It would facilitate ZOOMIMG IN the note

            Please, add an option to let the user choose to write the text to the simple blank space WITHOUT any text containers or to hide existing containers. It's highly impractical o write a note into any text container.

            When I write my note on my laptop and then I want to view it on the phone (and I accidentally touch the size of the text container), I have to manually resize the text container every time I switch the device. Or even on this same computer, when I want to simply zoom in without resizing the text. It's impossible!

            When…

            6 votes
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            • Make Surface Dial Useful

              Make the Surface Dial do literally anything useful in OneNote. If you need ideas just look at Drawboard PDF.

              15 votes
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              • 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.

                11 votes
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                • 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 :)

                  11 votes
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                  • 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.

                    4 votes
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                    • Add the Text Reflow Mode or Webpage Layout

                      I face a problem when I use my OneNote on more devices. When I type something on my laptop and I adjust the text box or (/and) I add a hand-written note, it stops to automatically adjust the size.

                      But the general problem is this: When you want to simply increase the text size to 130%, 150% or even 200% and see the whole text reflowing - you can't do that! But you can easily do that in Microsoft Word where you can select the web layout mode and enlarge the text up to 500%.

                      I consider it as one…

                      8 votes
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                      • Allow user to choose save location for new notebooks

                        Ability to change the default save location of new OneNote notebooks from the general OneDrive folder to a subfolder of our choosing (e.g. Notebooks). As a usual OneDrive main folder has a lot of subfolders, having the .urls of OneNote notebooks in there causes a clutter!

                        20 votes
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                        • tag

                          I need the tag functionality to function more like OneNote 2016 desktop app.

                          - the ability to assign multiple tags to a single item and have them summarized that way
                          -the ability to customize tags

                          20 votes
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                            We appreciate your feedback on tag search and custom tags. We have shipped tag search, other search capabilities, and custom tags for the OneNote app. Please go to the App Store and make sure you have the latest build, explore, and give us feedback on these areas.

                            Areas to explore and give feedback on –
                            • Tags in your notebook and pages now appear in your search results
                            • Search for multiple tags
                            • Tag suggestions in the search dropdown
                            • Recent searches
                            • You can now use quotes around a phrase to search for that exact phrase instead of individual words
                            • Pivot on page and tag results I the search results pane
                            • Combined tag and text searches
                            • Do you get unwanted results?
                            • Is your regular page search getting impacted in any way?

                            Areas to explore and give feedback on custom tags –
                            • The workflow…

                          • Zoom Window

                            Due to imprecision of the stylus tip, its difficult to hand-write notes the same size as you would with a pen on paper. Hence we tend to write big or messy which loses the impression of a pen writing on lined paper. With a "zoom window", you can write big in the zoomed area, which appears as a normal size on the paper (screen). So you write larger as the stylus demands at the same speed without zooming in or out and panning with your fingers and capture small neater hand-written notes. This is a feature that Notability and Goodnotes…

                            4 votes
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                            • Convert to excel function same as OneNote 2016

                              Convert Table to excel function same as OneNote 2016

                              18 votes
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                              • Make OneNote left handed friendly.

                                If you could just make a setting for left handed users that would be great. That way OneNote could import slides on the right side of the screen and give writing space on the left side so we can see this slides we're taking notes on. Sure I could move each slide over individually, but when you have 40+ slides in a slideshow that's a pain.

                                19 votes
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                                • 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.

                                  39 votes
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                                  • Please bring back Add-ins (was there in OneNote 2016)

                                    Please bring back add-ins. There are so many add-ins that help make OneNote usable.

                                    For example, if you're importing a lot of printouts that you write notes on and print later, it is simply a nightmare to use the basic OneNote without add-ins in doing this on a regular basis. The problem (in OneNote 2016) is the lack of a built-in functionality that neatly fits printouts into the paper space (for example, if your OneNote paper size is set to letter size). Several add-ins (from Onetastic) solves this problem and many, many other problem.

                                    OneNote for Windows 10 doesn't even…

                                    7 votes
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                                    • section groups - Allow manual re-arranging as per user need similar to sections.

                                      MS OneNote 2016 - Unable to rearrange the section group as per the user needs. Sections, we can re-arrange as we wish. But section groups are arranged automatically in alphabetic order. This hampers the user from arranging groups in a particular order, they need it. - Singaravelu S,

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Add find and Replace

                                        Add find and replace. This is self explanatory. And I have no fucking clue why its not there. Never-mind, I remember, you're Microsoft.

                                        452 votes
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                                        • When Taking Meeting Notes: Alphabetize Participants. Also Sort them into "Attendee" (checked box) at top, and "Non-Attendee" (unchecked)

                                          I take meeting notes in OneNote for very large meetings.
                                          The Participants list is never sorted by any order I can discern, so it would be helpful to sort them alphabetically by first name, so that we can easily find someone's name in the huge list of names.
                                          (Most of us manually type the names in at the bottom and then go back later to try and find the names in the huge list because it takes so much time to just find a name).

                                          Also, it would be awesome if the act of checking the box next to a…

                                          7 votes
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