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Microsoft OneNote Tool

So, usually the OneNote Tool will pop up with a window to ask which notebook to send it to. I accidentally checked the option to always open in a certain notebook. I wan't to clear this because I use ...
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Will the newly-free OneNote interfere with previous versions of Office?

Will 'old' versions of Office be negatively affected by installation of the new OneNote?
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How can I write on a PDF with the free version of OneNote?

OneNote has become free recently. I wonder, how I can write (making hand-notes, using my digitizer) on a PDF with that fancy tool? I've searched for an import function, but I didn't found any.
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Is the free version of OneNote like the full version of OneNote?

My question is quite simple. Microsoft released a free version of OneNote, while there is still the paid version of OneNote. Where can I find the differences between this two versions? For example, I ...
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Extract Saved Word Document inside OneNote Notebook on OneDrive

In Microsoft Office 2013, saving documents on SkyOneDrive is fully integrated into Word. On a computer using Word 2013, I wrote a document and saved it into a folder in my OneDrive. When I went to a ...
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How can I use date and time selectors in OneNote 2013?

The default note template in OneNote 2013 has date and time selectors underneath the note title, which automatically inputs the date and time when the note is created and can be manually adjusted by ...
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How OneNote 2013 stores data?

I know that Evernote stores data in sqlite database and it is easily viewable if someone will get access to your physical drive. But what about new OneNote 2013? How secure is it?
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One Note for Mac Image not Showing

Now that One Note as come out for Mac I was trying it out but already have a problem. All the images I insert do not show (just the outline and a red cross). I've tried with jpgs and pngs. Anyone ...
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How do I align an equation array in Microsoft Office OneNote 2013?

I am trying to align an equation array to the character "=" in Microsoft Office OneNote 2013. In Word, I do this by right clicking and selecting the "Align at this Character" option. However, this ...
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Microsoft Onenote navigation pane for headings

Anyone know if onenote 2013 has the same navigation pane as you find in microsoft word? The one that is based on the different heading styles? Failing that, I have a page with lots of lines of text, ...
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OneNote section name changes

I am trying to change a section name in OneNote but once I do it just reverts back to the old name. This happens when I rename a section as well as when I try to add a New Section. Once I rename the ...
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Moving text on OneNote for iPad

I'd like to move text boxes on the official OneNote iPad app, but can't figure out how to do so. I've tried tapping and dragging, and double-tapping and dragging, but both only scroll the page.
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How to paste from MS OneNote to OpenOffice?

No any text, copied to clipboard from MS OneNote 2010 can be pasted into Apache OpenOffice 4.0.1 Writer. Even if it is just small fragment of plain text. Why? And how to fix?
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Is it possible to set a default input language in Office 2007 and later for Spell Checking that is different from the Windows's input language?

This is what I want: I have a German keyboard layout (physical and well as set up as such in Windows), am mostly writing English in Office applications like Word and OneNote, and would like to set ...
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Is there any way to add new content to OneNote remotely?

I want to add new content to existing pages or add new pages to my OneNote notebook remotely. By email or by calling some MS OneNote API through Internet. Now I stuck with manual copying information ...
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On Windows 8.1 with a dual-monitor setup, can I run the same Metro-style application on two monitors?

I'm using OneNote to take notes in class, and I'd like to see previous notes while at home and reviewing. The simplest way to achieve this I could think of would have been to have one instance of ...
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Print PowerPoint slides without a margin to One note

Every time I print a PowerPoint slide to One note the slides have a margin around them as if I'm physically printing them. Since One note already positions the printed slides with space between each ...
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How to change the default tile when sending from Outlook to OneNote?

I use the "Send to OneNote" feature in Outlook quite a lot and I would like to customize the format of the note title when it is created in OneNote. Currently I have the following title being used ...
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MS OneNote installed on Windows 8.1 through Store - can I create a local notebook?

I installed the OneNote app available for Microsoft Surface Windows 8.1 on my Surface Pro through the store. OneNote works fine and I am able to create notebooks, but they all get synched to ...
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How to redefine Windows-S shortcut in Microsoft OneNote 2010

Microsoft OneNote 2010 has an option when pressing Windows -S activates taking screenshot. Now in Windows 8.1 they decided to break this functionality (as they always like to do). Is it possible to ...
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Sync OneNote without opening the application

I've been spoiled by Dropbox. All I do is turn on my laptop and all of the offline changes I've made to documents is synchronised to the cloud. Except for the OneNote Windows 8 app. I have to ...
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Is there a way to set a Global Page Template in Microsoft OneNote?

Though this question was asked once in this post, since it wasn't answered, and since there are new versions of OneNote, I'm throwing it out again: What I consider to be an elementary, yet huge, ...
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sorting tag combinations with OneNote

Is there a way to use Microsoft onenote tags in combinations? I make extensive use of the tagging feature and use it to organize my content by subject. Often I want to sort particular notes with ...
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How do I align paragraph text so that it becomes shorter but WIDER?

I am wondering if anyone can help with this issue. If I copy text from a PDF file or a website that has a narrow width margin, those margin settings are preserved when pasted into Word or Onenote. ...
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In Onenote, how do I 'make text in image searchable' enabled by default?

Onenote has a great OCR feature where you can select an image and click 'make text in image searchable' - but I'd like this enabled by default for all images I paste into Onenote - is this possible? ...
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Creating sub-numbered lists in OneNote

Is it possible to create numbered lists in OneNote that have subsections? Ex: 1. Section 1.1 Subsection 1.2 Another Subsection
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How to paste text only data to OneNote 2013?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to insert "Text Only" data to OneNote2013? Maybe I can assign map keyboard shortcut using macro which could work in most Office products? This is not really an ...
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How to copy paste images from / to OneNote web app from / to local PC?

Does OneNote web app support paste image from clipboard (with ctrl+v)? I can manage to copy an image from web and directly paste into OneNote, but I cannot copy from my PC, and paste into OneNote. ...
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Can't sign in to Office and OneNote can't connect to SkyDrive in Windows 8.1

The OneNote issue Since I installed Windows 8.1 I can't open my OneNote notebooks stored on SkyDrive with OneNote 2013. When I try to open a notebook in OneNote, I get the following error: We ...
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How to stop “Send to OneNote” window from showing when I start OneNote 2013

When I start OneNote 2013, this window pops up in the background. How do I prevent this? (I do want to use the keyboard shortcuts, but I just don't want this window to open.)
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Is there a way to unassociate a One Note Notebook from its Skydrive location?

I have a One Note Notebook that I had stored on Web / Skydrive location. But now due to various reasons, I want to unassociate the notebook from my Skydrive and store it on the local machine / on "My ...
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OneNote synchronisation phone <-> computer

I have OneNote installed on my HTC8S and on my laptop with Windows 8. In both I'm logged into the same account (my personal outlook.com account) and I want to synchronize my notes between them. I ...
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How do I export a OneNote 2013 page as an image (png or jpeg)?

I use OneNote 2013 on a Samsung slate with a pen to take mind-maps in meetings (i.e. like these paper ones http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=mindmap+scan&m=tags&w=27141279%40N00 ) How do I ...
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Is onenote skydrive connection encrypted?

I want to know wheather onenote's network packet are encrypted or not. For example if i stored password in one of onenote's book, could it be easily captured while synchronisation?
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Can I create OneNote links that open in the desktop app instead of the web app?

I'm trying to create hyperlinks to my most frequently used OneNote notebooks and notes. It's easy to create the links (right-click a notebook/note and click "Copy Link to Notebook/Note"). But when I ...
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Can anyone suggest a program like OneNote, but with more database-like features?

I'm trying to use Microsoft Onenote 2010 to organise and create notes for a PhD and it has many advantages, but I'm finding the limitations of the format frustrating. For example, the functionality ...
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OneNote - Copy and paste image to the table

When I want to have two images next to each other in OneNote, I have to put them into the table, right? So I copy some image from Chrome and paste it into the first column. Great, it's all working so ...
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Microsoft OneNote 2010 & symbolic links

OneNote uses a simple folder structure to organise its Sections and Sub-Sections - a Section is a file, a Sub-Section is a subfolder within the notebook which contains its own Section files. What I'd ...
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How to find currently opened page in the navigation bar at the left?

How to find currently opened page in the navigation bar at the left in MS One Note? Suppose I have million pages.
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How to enter bra-ket notation in MS OneNote?

Bracket notation is writing different brackets, surrounding single unit, including for bra vectors and for ket vectors. Unfortunately, I see no such template in OneNote math:
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How can I use date and time selectors in OneNote 2010?

The default note template in OneNote 2010 has date and time selectors underneath the note title, which automatically inputs the date and time when the note is created and can be manually adjusted by ...
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How to disable pen mode change on slow motion?

If I try to draw something carefully in OneNote, my pen stops drawing. I.e. when I start to draw and move pen slowly, some guesture triggers, round circle appears and the line I drew turns to ...
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Can I encrypt my OneNote 2013 notebooks on SkyDrive?

I'm a big fan of OneNote 2013 including the sync function, however I have privacy concerns using Microsoft's Skydrive cloud. Is there a way I can encrypt my notebooks before they are sent to the ...
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How can I sync my OneNote 2013 Notebooks using my own server?

I'm a big fan of OneNote 2013 including the sync function, however I have privacy concerns using Microsoft's Skydrive cloud. Is there a way I can use the same sync comfort with my own server? OneNote ...
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Possible to disable spell checking in OneNote for a specific page only?

In OneNote, I'd like to disable spell checking for a single page which is written in a fictional language and thus full of squiggly lines. I'd like to keep spell checking on for all other notebooks / ...
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Is there any way to search within OneNote 2007 attachments

I'm starting to use OneNote (2007) more. One thing I'd like to do is take notes on papers I have read. That is, I attach, say, a PDF file, and then type in some notes about it. Sometimes I do other ...
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OneNote 2010 - Is there a way to sync tags?

I'm syncing my OneNote 2010 notebooks via SkyDrive using the built-in technology. However, tags do not appear to be syncing. Is there a way to make tags sync? Thanks in advance.
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Recently open pages in OneNote 2010

Is there a way way to see the list of Recently open pages in Desktop version of OneNote 2010. (this feature exist at least in iPhone version of OneNote)
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Is there command to show hidden section in navigation area that active OneNote 2010 page belongs to?

In OneNote 2010 I search something in all sections (Ctrl+E) and click on one of the result pages to make it the active page. If the parent section of this page is hidden in navigation window (like the ...
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How can I extract the embedded files store in a OneNote 2010 .one file?

How can I extract files that I have embedded in a OneNote 2010 .one file? If there is no easy way to do that, is there a way to get a list of all of them in the notebook or section so it is easy to ...