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When I copy some drawing in Illustrator, it stores it in clipboard in 3 formats: bitmap, device independent bitmap and enhanced meta-file.

If drawing contains text, then meta-file version has no anti-aliasing.

Below are examples in MS Word

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OneNote has no "Paste Special" so it always paste in EMF. Is it possible either to tell OneNote to paste not in EMF, or tell Illustrator to use anti-aliasing while storing picture with letters?

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Paste into Word or paint first, then copy the result? – Nov 17 '12 at 18:58
What version of OneNote is this? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Nov 18 '12 at 20:57
One note 2010... – Suzan Cioc Nov 18 '12 at 21:00

Possibly what you are seeing is due to OneNote resizing the image you pasted.

After the image has been paste into OneNote, select the image and right-click on it.

In the pop-up there is the option to "Restore to Original Size".

Select this option to restore the image to its original size, hopefully removing the jaggies you are witnessing.

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No, this didn't help. Restored image became bigger but still not anti-aliased. – Suzan Cioc Nov 18 '12 at 21:09

I found a workaround!

  1. Download/Install One Note iPhone App
  2. Open a note
  3. Click the Share button and choose "Email Page". Your iPhone email client will convert it to a One Page PDF
  4. Email it to yourself and open the PDF.
  5. Open the PDF in Illustrator
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