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Simulating the Evernote Web clipper with Edge and OneNote

I used to be a heavy Evernote user. I used the Evernote Web clipper to quickly capture and annotate content from web pages. But now, I am forced to use all things MS. I am on Windows 10, and have both ...
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OneNote: Display pdf as book - one page always displayed, click through remaining pages

One of the things that Evernote is able to do that I can’t figure out how to do in ON is import a multipage pdf and have it display like it is a book. For example – the first page of the document is ...
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Disable auto-capitalize in OneNote on El Capitan OSX

I have found how to disable auto-capitalization in other Microsoft Office products, and I found many posts saying how to turn off autocorrect for spelling, but I haven't been able to find how to turn ...
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Moving precisely without using Alt?

For some application, like powerpoint and onenote, when you want to move the object like textbox or image precisely, you need to hold Alt to move it "pixel by pixel". How can I disable such feature?
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Onenote crashes Lenovo Power manager which crashes explorer

Everytime that I restart windows on my Thinkpad it resets my default printer to OneNote (part of microsoft's bloatware). The problem is, if I forget to change it back to the actuall printer then when ...
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Is “Send to Onenote” tool included in Windows 10? If not, can i get it for free?

I upgraded to Windows 10 recently and I no longer have the Send to Onenote tool which I loved using for making screen clippings. After doing some searches it is not clear to me if it is indeed ...
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OneNote 2013 — change the author

Apologies if this is the wrong forum. My co-worker and I are sharing a OneNote 2013 notebook, and we will sometimes make updates on the same page. We have encountered some kind of bug where, if I ...
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Print pdf to onenote doesn't finish, no error displays

I'm trying to print an 18 page pdf from Adobe Reader XI Version 11.0.13.17 to OneNote 2013 on a Win7 x64 machine. I see it Flattening, flattening, flattening everytually message about 100% flashes ...
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OneNote crashes on Surface Pro 4 and iPad

OneNote works fine on my desktop (Windows 8). But on my old iPad and my new Surface Pro 4 it crashes whenever I try to open my newest files.
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Opening onenote password-protected files in windows 10

I have this problem: I have some OneNote password-protected files that I created with Office 2010 (and of course I know the pwd). Now I moved to a new laptop with Windows 10 and don't have the old ...
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Onenote—I reinstalled Windows and now I can't open my .one files

My computer crashed, so I copied my Documents folder off the drive before wiping everything with a fresh install of Windows. Now, I try to open the .one files (Microsoft OneNote) and the application ...
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OneNote 2016 : Choose highlight colour not available to a tag

I'd like to go ahead and change the tag highlight colour on OneNote, to something much more easier/softer on the eyes and the text I'm trying to read. The highlighting for general text in OneNote ...
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Keyboard shortcut to change font colour on onenote 2013?

Is there a way to change the colour of the font in onenote using a keyboard shortcut? (I want it to turn both highlighted font into a different colour and such that if i start to type it will change ...
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Windows 10 calculator exits on open

So, after my touchpad didn't work after upgrading to the next build of windows (10586.17), I reverted to my previous build 10240. But now a bunch of apps instantly close when trying to open them: ...
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Is it possible to embed a OneNote search in a OneNote page?

In OneNote it is easy to add a link to a OneNote page or section. It is also easy to search a OneNote for a word or phrase. Can I embed a link to a OneNote search into a OneNote page?
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OneNote: How to turn off trust center settings?

I use OneNote and have links to other MS Office documents on my local HDD. Every time I click on one of them I get a warning message stating: "Microsoft Office has identified a potential security ...
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Changing default Draw colors for Onenote from Windows App Store

I work daily on the Surface Pro 4 (Windows 10) with the Onenote app from the App Store. Is there a way to change the 4 default colors (Blue, Red, Green, Red) (e.g. substitute Blue for Purple)? I know ...
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export all onenote notebook pages into separate txt files?

Is it any way to export all onenote pages in all sections and notebooks into simple txt files. Each page into separate file? Maybe any script?Onenote offers only export to word or pdf file, if you try ...
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Microsoft OneNote hidden on installing Windows 10

After upgrading my machine to Windows 10, I am not happy with what it has done to "Microsoft OneNote". I used to have a lot of notes on this. Now they are nowhere to be seen. It has forced me to waste ...
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OneNote Can't Resize Columns

I've just now started using Windows 10. Likewise, for the first time I'm using the Windows Store version of OneNote, instead of the older OneNote desktop app. I created a table with the new OneNote, ...
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What does “enable referees in your browser” mean

I am trying to send an e-mails but it keeps coming back with "enable referees in my browser".I have put in Google Chrome but it is not accepted. Am not clear what they are asking for.
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How to add Move to OneNote 2013 button to the Ribbon in Outlook 2010

I started a new job recently. My computer at the office has Office 2010 installed. However, I've also installed my personal license of Office 365, giving me "access" (har har) to the 2013 versions ...
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OneNote crashes on sync completion

Having some trouble on a Surface Pro 3 with OneNote 2013. The program seems to crash immediately upon syncing to Onedrive. The sync is successful, but the program crashes and restarts immediately ...
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How can I make OneNote 2013 send pages via the native Mail app in Windows 10?

I just started using OneNote 2013 (the one that comes with Office) over the native OneNote app in Windows 10 because it feels more desktop-friendly, the native one is like made for tablets with all ...
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Is there a shortcut or way to switch to the last open notebook in Onenote

I often need to write a quick note in a OneNote notebook other then the one I am in at the time. If I flick over to the one I want, it takes a little while to go back to which ever one I was working ...
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Changing OCR parameters in OneNote 2013

If I insert at PDF file (Print to OneNote) and then perform OCR using Japanese as the OCR language, OneNote will insert a Western space between characters. As an example 河合継之助 will in the OCRd text ...
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Windows application to simulate keystrokes that docks to the side of the screen

So I have a Yoga Pro laptop that I can flip the screen around on to make it a tablet. Of course then I don't have access to the keyboard any more. I've been trying to make OneNote work for me with a ...
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How do I Disable OneNote Upgrade Message?

How do I stop the download new version of onenote from onenote.com message? I will never upgrade from OneNote 2010 to 2013. I want to disable that message permanently. From my searching it appears ...
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Onenote: How to insert Printout at the end of the page (not at the beginning)

It seems that by default, Onenote (2013) ignores the cursor position when inserting a printout amd always inserts the printout at the top of the page. Is there any way to change that? You can ...
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How to add a shortcut in OneNote 2013

In Word 2013, I can use Alt+= to open a new equation-editing textbox.  As I have the Swiss keyboard layout, I actually press Alt+Shift+0 (zero) to achieve that.  This is a bit more complicated to ...
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How to turn off spelling check and grammar check OneNote on Windows 10

I want to turn off spelling and grammar check Onenote on Windows 10. It is OneNote pre-installed on Windows 10, not Office OnenNote. I followed: ...
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Multi-document view for Google Docs [closed]

I started to use Google Docs for my notes, because I was not satisfied with Onenote and Evernote. This works great so far, their apps and browser support is wonderful. However, the only thing that's ...
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Adding Pages on One Note

Is it possible to add pages within Pages on OneNote. I have added a Certain Section and within that section I have a certain Page that I would like a page two, or another page within that page to ...
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Onenote for MAC: links to local files not working

I'm using the latest version of onenote for Mac and have tried to create links to local files on Mac using the following format: file:///Users/Username/Desktop/why-how.pdf However, I get the ...
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Onenote for MAC: hyperlinks in pdf output not working

I'm using the latest version of onenote for MAC and have tried to export a notebook as a PDF however the links only show up in blue and are underlined but do not open up. I've tested both external and ...
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OneNote/Wiki - Keeping track of source for notes, being able to browse by topic or source

I want to be able to work through different sources (books, videos, classroom courses) in whatever order I'd like, taking notes on each on a wide variety of topics. I then want to be able to browse ...
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OneNote won't remember which lists are collapsed

I use lists for many things in OneNote and they get big. But sometimes OneNote does not remember which parts of the lists I collapsed, so it shows them as expanded again next time I open OneNote. Not ...
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How to have one master To Do List from To Do lists on different pages?

Is it possible to display to do lists from other pages on a single page for easy and quick access of all tasks?
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Cannot open OneNote

Since I installed Windows 10, I cannot start up OneNote. The app is showing on the screen, but whenever I start it up it asks me to either Upgrade Application or Close Application. When I take the ...
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Can I have favourite pages?

I regulary use specifially pages in OneNote. They are organized in different notebooks so I have to click twice or three times to open this site - finding the right. Is it possible to link these ...
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How to choose where to import files into Microsoft OneNote?

I must have hit something in OneNote because it used to ask which section I wanted the imports in and now all imports go to a Notebook/section that I don't want them in. Any idea how to fix this?
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Can I change language setting in bulk for printouts inside OneNote?

I do research and therefore sometimes move a whole book from PDF into OneNote using the Print to OneNote feature in order to annotate those books. The original is in PDF/A, thus searchable inside ...
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Avoid dead links in onenote

In Onenote, I can create links to pages or paragraphs. But when I delete target, link will be dead. Is there a way to warn me before deleting ? Or is there a way to see the map of links and target ...
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How to open classic version of OneNote in Windows 10?

I have Windows 10 and Office 2013 installed (with latest updates). I wanted to start OneNote so I clicked Start and then typed "onenote": The first (and only) application that appeared is a new ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to select the entire current line in Notepad++?

Microsoft OneNote has a handy shortcut (Ctrl+A) that I use all the time to select an entire line.  And if you click it a second time it selects the entire document. I really would like to use Ctrl+A ...
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OneNote 2013: How to change the Codec from Windows Media Audio 9 to 10

I'm trying to improve the audio recordings in OneNote. I need to be able to record lectures in lecture halls without the audio sounding garbled. HELP PLEASE. I think I might be able to start by ...
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OneNote - associate template with shared notebook

I have a shared OneNote notebook which is used by 100 different network users. I would like to have templates for troubleshooting, guides and the like so they can be consistent and intuitive to ...
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Plain text display in MS OneNote

I have an issue with displaying plain text in Microsoft OneNote. If I paste the text below (the screen taken in notepad++) into OneNote as Keep Text Only, I completely lose the formatting (note, ...
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Can't install Microsoft OneNote for PC

I'm trying to install OneNote on PC (Win8.1). Downloaded and installed the file setuponenotefreeretail.x86.en-us_.exe. All is fine except when I exit program it is nowhere to be found on my machine. ...
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Offline backups for OneNote

I'm using Microsoft's OneNote on my Surface, is it possible to make offline backups of my notes? (Export my notes to a file) I am using OneNote version 16.0.3327.1043, it doesn't say anything about a ...