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  1. 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

    24 votes
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  2. Drag from OneDrive to OneNote

    Please allow teachers / students to drag documents of any kind from OneDrive online to the OneNote App. Currently I have to save the documents to my computer and then drag them to OneNote. I don't understand why these programs don't work together.

    54 votes
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  3. 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.

    182 votes
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  4. 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.

    12 votes
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  5. 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

    14 votes
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  6. Pushing Pages and Sections

    Pushing pages and sections to students in a class notebook should maintain the same hierarchy structure as the place you are pushing it from. This helps the students stay organized.

    Also, when adding a new section to all students, the color of that section should not be random for each student. It should be one color that the teacher chooses so we can say, "Look at the new section I added called 'Quadratic Equations.' It's the red one."

    19 votes
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  7. Add the comment feature in Word to Classroom OneNote for Teacher Feedback

    Can we please have a comment system in Classroom OneNote the same as the comment system in Word. This highlights a piece of text and locks the comment to the text so that if things are moved on the page the comment follows the text.

    5 votes
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  8. Using a Screen Reader and Annotation Tools

    I have a school that is using O365, they want to annotate a PDF and use a screen reader. OneNote doesn’t work because the immersive reader pulls them off the PDF so they can’t annotate at the same time they are using the reader. I tried using Microsoft Edge and the inking tool but then read mode isn't available. The Chrome extensions I’ve used won’t work in OneNote because the PDF comes off as an image and not text.

    Do you have a suggestion or work around to annotate a PDF and use a screen reader at the same time…

    2 votes
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  9. Archive Class Notebooks with no student access

    When a class is done and the teacher wants to keep the Class Notebook, but not allow students continued access - it would be good to have an Archive option which is closed to student access. This would alleviate issues of students going into the wrong notebooks from previous classes/years and also ensure the teacher can modify the notebook is he/she wishes without concern of a student being confused. Please enable an Archive Notebook function that is closed to students.

    11 votes
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  10. Make images clickable without Ctrl

    Please make images clickable without using the ctrl button! When using a touch screen it makes it very difficult to have to go back and forth to hit the Ctrl button each time you get to an image linked. Using image makes the page more visual appealing and easier for younger users, rather than so many words!

    3 votes
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  11. Multiple page distribution from Windows 10 App

    Multiple page distribution from OneNote 2016 is now wholly unreliable. Recently distributed multiple pages and 72 hours later students still had not got the pages. Major disruption to teaching! Same content had to be distributed page by page from Windows 10 App. Time consuming! When is multiple page distribution coming to the Windows 10 App. LONG OVERDUE ...

    8 votes
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  12. Comment on student work.

    Being able to review student work is great but it is really clumsy and time consuming to comment on student work/ make specific comments. It needs to function in much the same way as a word document. As a result, I am still using Google classroom for student assignment work due to the superior functionality of the Google Classroom product.

    4 votes
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  13. 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…

    7 votes
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  14. Option to merge cells in tables

    Would it be possible for this option to be implemented?
    Currently, the complexity of tables that can be created in OneNote is significantly impaired due to the lack of this option. Tables (E.G. from Microsoft Word) that contain merged cells won't even retain these merged cells if 'copy-and-pasted' into OneNote - the cells will become separated.
    I use OneNote to take notes in lessons. If I am required to make a table that has merged cells, I can't do so. Instead, I have to figure out a way to convey the information in the table effectively without using merged cells.…

    9 votes
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  15. Make sure the Education Resources are offered in OneNote for Windows 10, O365, and iOS App

    Let’s make sure the education resources are offered in all different versions of class notebooks coming in the future.

    4 votes
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  16. set notification via e-mail when student update a specific page or section

    It would be good to set notification via e-mail to the listed email(s) when student/stuff member update a specific page or section - not in the whole notebook. It is good for a long time projects.
    And the 2nd part - send e-mail to the student/stuff member when teacher/manager change this page or section (when the content is commented or corrected).
    Thank You

    8 votes
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  17. Would it be possible to add comments to student's work when reviewing their work, just like the comments in word document

    Would it be possible to add comments to student's work when reviewing their work, just like the comments in word document

    3 votes
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  18. Let the possibility to easily set standard layout such as A4/A3/A5... as default for every notebook / section / page

    It should be a very quick and easy feature to add, and very necessary as well. Every notebook should have the possibility to set a default layout for its pages, in order to make it compatible with all the existing standard printing formats.

    2 votes
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  19. Stop the user / staff / team member section groups respawning!

    The notebook is automatically updated with a section group for every member of the group who has access. This is a 30 person team and we do not need these sections, but when I delete them they just come back.

    16 votes
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  20. OneNote UWP automatically distribute existing sections and pages to new students.

    We teachers need OneNote UWP to distribute existing sections and pages automatically to new students we add to our classes. Currently, we have to add each section and page, one at a time, to each new student. We need the app to recognize that new students will enroll during the year, and make the process more seamless.

    30 votes
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