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  1. 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…

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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.

      9 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!

        8 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.

          5 votes
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          • feedback - 2 way private conversation / keep a log

            OneNote and Classnote (and teams) are all missing the ability for staff to provide a log of feedback or a private conversation to the student. Feedback from both student and teacher needs a real investment. Comments on documents is ok but students (and staff) are able to delete comments.

            A log would be great to be kept and possibly to be hidden.

            4 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.

              4 votes
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              • Synonyms

                A synonym feature would be useful - like in Word and Outlook.

                3 votes
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                • search text in images

                  Search for text in images within onenote. Seems obvious but I can't find in existing suggestions. You can do it in evernote so I know it's doable. In fact, one note will automatically convert to text in position in a photo you take, and square up the perspective (if you want, or can keep as photo). I would really like one note to do these 2 things. thanks!

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                  • default font

                    I would like to be able to change my default font. Especially because size 11 is too small to show on the board for a class. Even at least changing the default size would be great.

                    2 votes
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                    • OneNote in Canvas open in same window

                      OneNote should open in-line with the same window from within Canvas LMS just like OneDrive. The whole point of Canvas is to keep students in the same single window!

                      2 votes
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                      • Enable iframe embedding to embed live content into OneNote

                        This suggestion is to unify a few other suggestions. I realize that OneNote has made a lot of progress in terms of embedding content but a lot of helpful content is excluded because OneNote does not allow iframe embedding.
                        This feature is partially possible by using Sway as a wrapper but it gives mixed results. E.g. an iframe inside a Sway on a OneNote page will open separately in a browser when using OneNote for Windows 10, but will open on the OneNote page when using OneNote Online.
                        It would be very useful if one could do that directly in…

                        2 votes
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                        • Students' activity

                          Let it be possible to see the students' activity. If more substance parts were processed already, the lag let it be possible to see who replaces it, who dealt with what last. Let him be allowed to be to be looking for, which sheet worked on, let all of the laopot not be needed always to check out.

                          2 votes
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                          • SmartArt

                            I would like to be able to insert SmartArt to show a process without having to copy it from word

                            2 votes
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                            • Let me invite students again who cant find their invite.

                              The students are already in the book. But they cant find their invite from earlier. So I would like to have the option to invite them again, without having to delete them from the book first.

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                              • 1 vote
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                                • web links or html into OneNote- so it opens in the page

                                  insert web links or html into OneNote- so it opens in the page (not a separate browser), surprised it is not already a thing.

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                                  • Distributions to Inidividual Pupils

                                    Hi guys,

                                    can we add the feature on the old app to distribute just to individual pupils please?

                                    thanks,
                                    Tom

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                                    • tool wheel

                                      In our school, we are equiped with interactive white board. (Legamaster). I use Onenote (for tablet) during my class, because it's easy to use and there is little options. I use it to write and to draw. But as the "tactility" of the interactive white board is quite weak, I'm often in trouble try to zoom or to move the screen. There for I ask you if you could add a movable tool wheel that allow the draw/write/ zoom / move/erase. As alternative, could you please add move / zoom function in OneNote for tablet.

                                      Best Regards Dominique

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                                      • Collaboration Space Permissions

                                        Please add a delete all and add all button in the Collaboration Space permissions section. THis would be extremely helpful to update and change your permissions settings in collaboration space. Right now you have to deselect all of the kids then individually add them to their collaboration teams.

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