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  1. Don't get rid of the desktop version of OneNote

    I am a teacher and the App version of OneNote doesn't come close to the functionality of the desktop version. The constant loading of the different pages wastes valuable time a teach doesn't have to waste.

    PLEASE, PLEASE make a OneNote 2019 desktop version!!!

    83 votes
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    • Deleting Pages in Class Notebook

      Being able to delete pages you have sent out to the students without having to individually go through each students note book to delete it! Being able to tidy up the note book would be great!

      131 votes
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      • In the app, allow “File Printout” for all file types (not just PDFs).

        In the app, allow “File Printout” for all file types (not just PDFs).

        52 votes
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        • Sync still takes too long

          Even with just 2 users, the sync experience is variable and nowhere near as consistent with Google Docs. Sometimes the notebook has to be manually synced, other times it works automatically. With more active users in a class notebook the problem is worse.

          To reduce the overhead of a class notebook constantly syncing there could be an option to set how often the teacher would like all users and clients to sync. For example, if the teacher is just sending out a page with instructions for pupils to refer to then the sync frequency can be reduced to a default…

          29 votes
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          • Track who writes (digital inking) in collaboration spaces.

            When student type, it shows who made the changes. When student use a pen(digital inking) it doesn't show who marked. Could lead to issues of inapropriate language.

            81 votes
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            • Integrate OneDrive into OneNote

              Having the ability to link OneDrive into OneNote would be great, the idea being when a student signs into to O365 they are able to see their OneDrive files in OneNote and drag them into OneNote. This includes the shared with me files.

              23 votes
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              • 18 votes
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                • "section group"

                  In one note app, provide the same functions for distributing a new blank section group to all students, and then distributing new blank sections to that group that already exists in one note 2016. I would use some of the enhancements to section groups requested in other threads if they become available, but a first (and hopefully simple and quick step) would be to just port the existing functions over to the new app.

                  42 votes
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                  • Temporarily hiding students' pages while correcting assignments.

                    As a teacher I really appreciate the option of locking the students' pages (under the Review students work in Class Notebook). However, I miss the option of hiding the pages while e.g. correcting the students' assignments.
                    This will ensable me to ensure a homogenous practise.

                    I hope you will consider this improvement.

                    38 votes
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                    • Record screen action along with audio

                      I would like to record the screen as I add notes and point to text as the audio records my comments.

                      50 votes
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                      • I need the ability to organize studnets into section groups

                        Currently there is no way to organize the student section groups. The student section groups appear in alphabetical order. It would help if we had the option to Group students.

                        15 votes
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                        • You have this great feature to 'Review Student Work' which makes work easy to find but you don't have any tools to mark that work easily or

                          You have this great feature to 'Review Student Work' which makes work easy to find but you don't have any tools to mark that work easily or signify to the students that they should look at it. I would like some sort of commenting tool that can be colour coded for different types of comments; I would like a quick click tick and cross and I would like a drag and drop make your own comment bank. It would also be great to have a one click button to send the work back to your own folder so you have…

                          15 votes
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                          • Review Student Work in Section Groups

                            Please allow us to see pages and tabs in section groups in the OneNote App when we are reviewing student work! Currently we can only see tabs in the main notebook, but no tabs in section groups show up. I create a new section group for each unit, so I cannot review student work since it isn't visible. Once again I am forced to return to ON 2016... Pretty please!

                            14 votes
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                            • 14 votes
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                              • Syncing issues in OneNote app

                                When we distribute pages using the OneNote app we have major issues with anything that was printed to OneNote syncing

                                21 votes
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                                • Consistency across all versions of OneNote and ClassNotebook

                                  There are such huge inconsistencies in OneNoteOnline, ClassNoteBook, OneNote Desktop App. It means you are juggling between them all to achieve one thing. Not a happy state of affairs. Sometimes achieving noting as a consequence.
                                  For example:

                                  The lack of Forms for quizzes in one and not another.
                                  The lack of Connections in one and not another
                                  The lack of ClassNotebook tab online

                                  There is a large list but just one solution, every feature across all versions.

                                  169 votes
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                                  • Icon to show locked pages

                                    There should be an icon in the pages section to show if a page is locked. This would easily inform both teachers and students.

                                    11 votes
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                                    • marking

                                      give the teacher the ability to mark the work without having to write over the top of the students work, as I have wanted to print the work after marking, but not have the ink printed also, maybe give us a option to review and mark work that falls under the same option as the word comments, where we can turn them off or on

                                      13 votes
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                                      • Lock entire sections in the student notebooks

                                        I'd like the ability to lock entire sections of a student notebook with one click. At the moment, we have to lock all the pages separately. This can be tedious if students have added extra pages or re-named pages.

                                        17 votes
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                                        • rename notebook

                                          It would be great if when I rename my Team the associated Notebook renamed itself. Not being able to rename a Teams Notebook is annoying.

                                          5 votes
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