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  1. layout

    Would love to ability to choose a horizontal layout where the tabs or notebooks are arranged on top of the One Note.

    2 votes

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  2. 4 votes

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  3. Sort table by date of last entry

    You are already able to show all the entries that happened in the last day or last 7 days.

    I think it would be very helpful to be able to sort a table so that the last entry would always populate to the top of the list.

    2 votes

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  4. Multilingual Typing | Set multiple Proofing Languages simultaneously

    As many users, I use OneNote in my mother tongue and in English. I always!—use both langages simultaneously, within a same page. I would love OneNote to be able to consider multiple languages at the same time.

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  5. 2 votes

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  6. Bring back ability to take voice-to-text notes

    As a minimum you should be able to carry out control functions within MS Office using Cortana. eg open a new note and voice dictate into it.

    Integrate OneNote Mobile app with Google Voice Assistant/Siri so the same functionality occurs via mobile devices.

    The demand for voice command is only going to grow, MS risks being cut out of the loop if it continues to drop functionality, speaking as a confirmed OneNote user who is about to start using Google Voice and Keep

    4 votes

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  7. 4 votes

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  8. Paper size

    PLEASE make an option to change the infinite canvas to an A4 paper size. I don't see why this was an option in One Note 2016 but not in the current version. This loss of functionality is extremely inconvenient.

    14 votes

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  9. Option to format *inline* code (e.g. for mixing normal text with variable names)

    Example: when writing this text ...

    The HTML escape character for & is &

    ... I'd like to format & with a monospace font and a light-gray background just by selecting the text and pressing a button or predefined style.

    Today (working in OneNote 2016) there's only an option to format the whole paragraph as code using the "Code" style.

    This suggestion is related to https://onenote.uservoice.com/forums/327186-onenote-for-windows/suggestions/35332327-code-block regarding the code formatting.

    Thanks for reading!

    2 votes

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  10. paper sizes and inserting/exporting documents

    please let us set our own paper sizes PLEASEE
    just like in other Microsoft software

    also want to insert documents like PDFs or Word to Onenotes cause I love the annotating functions so much. Don't just insert the pages as images! Using with the print out function, I can't export the documents in it's same layout!

    I am a Microsoft fan so don't let me consider using Apple ipad's Goodnotes instead!

    2 votes

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  11. Must have ability to merge and split cells!

    The most popular post that mentioned this was in 2014 and it still is not fixed, so I thought it was worth suggesting again. This seems to be a very basic functionality of a table on any computer program.

    309 votes

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  12. You can make something that reads o you.

    You create something that reads what you wan to you.

    1 vote

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  13. Using CTRL [ ] to adjust font size

    Microsoft Work Uses CTRL [ ] to increase font size, One Note Doesnt recognize this shortcut, it does still recognize ctrl B for bold, ctrl i for italics etc.

    2 votes

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  14. Don't change highlight and shading colors in dark mode

    The color adjusting often doesn't produce good results, particularly when combining equations, table shading and tags with highlighting, like "Definition" and "Remember for later". I would like to have a setting to keep the highlight and shading colors, and the color of text that is highlighted or in a shaded table, the same in dark mode as in light mode.

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  15. Creating new Tags

    It would be awesome to insert self created tags (photoshop, paint, CAM, whatever). Benefit: Customized tags are nice, but its just possible to use a tag in ONE way. So if I use several notebooks for different subjects and many tags to sort them easier, I cannot use for example the lightning Tag for "electric" and "must be done very fast" at the same time.

    2 votes

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  16. Reminders

    Please implement reminders. They would help make OneNote a complete solution so I don't have to use another application to keep track of the notes I take in OneNote

    17 votes

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  17. Please fix the equation editor in darkmode

    I have seen people complain about this for well over a year now. When in dark mode, your application obscures formulas with a white on white highlight. First of all, it shouldn't be highlighted while I am typing (and not selecting the textbox) and secondly there should be an option to modify what the color is, or at the least have a proper contrasting color for the highlight. If it weren't for the fact that this requires nothing more than a minor change yet having such a great impact in usability, I would understand the delay, but it isn't a…

    2 votes

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  18. copy section group

    I can't believe the team said this was "solved". Like other users, I have a template section group (for each case I'm assigned) and would like to make a COPY (NOT LINK TO, C-O-P-Y) of the Section Group to each new case as I am assigned it, so I can modify it for each case.

    4 votes

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  19. Save Book Locally

    While the cloud is neat and all, some data is sensitive and should never be in two places. The application simply needs the ability to create a new book locally, that will never sync with anything.

    If for corporate reasons someone wants to add a " I've change my mind, sync this book with the cloud ", sure. But the lack of a local save is downright unacceptable.

    2 votes

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  20. OneNote Reminders!

    It would be so helpful if I could add reminders for tasks in onenote directly (kinda like how Evernote allows you to). I love that is done through the app so it truly pops up on my screen reminding me that I have a task to do.

    272 votes

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