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I want to unassociate OneNote notebook on a laptop but leave on OneDrive

I plan to give my laptop to my son now that I have a new MacBook. OneNote for Mac will ONLY access notebooks from OneDrive. I have uploaded all my notebooks to OneDrive but now I want to make sure ...
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Has indexing for Microsoft OneNote files been removed from Windows 8.1 [on hold]

It is apparently not possible to have Windows search index items and Microsoft OneNote files. At least that's what I thought Microsoft had stated upon the reduction in Windows 8/8.1. Has anybody been ...
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Evernote to OneNote using iPad [on hold]

I’m an avid Evernote user for some time, but now that I have the Surface Pro with Office 365, I've started to use OneNote. One main difference is the way custom tags are managed between the two ...
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Microsoft OneNote 2012 on Windows 7

My Microsoft OneNote randomly pops up when I'm using my computer, more than once during the time of me using the computer, how do I get it to not randomly pop up out of no where? I don't even use it. ...
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Onenote on Windows 7

My new Costco computer, which is Windows 7 came with Onenote preinstalled. I have 6 other computers. 4 are Windows XP that can not be upgraded and 2 with Windows 7. Having just discovered Onenote ...
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Coloring a row in OneNote

I saw the thread regarding coloring a table row in OneNote, and as I was trying to do the exact same thing to no avail, I Googled my way to superuser. I found out that there's no way to color a row ...
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How to override windows + s shortcut function?

Somehow I've managed to turn off the instant inserting into onenote. Currently it only copies the clipped picture onto the clipboard. But I would like to insert it instantly into paint, like it worked ...
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Force OneNote 2013 to ask for password

I am using OneNote 2013 (have both personal (free edition from onenote.com) and professional (came with Office 365) on different machines) with independent Microsoft accounts. I was searching around ...
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Outlining in OneNote 2010

I'm trying to format an outline with OneNote and upon hitting enter the number "1" displays. Generally I could type the desired number at the start of the paragraph and hit space and the number would ...
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How can I prevent OneNote 2013 from constantly respawning the “Quick Notes” section?

I'm trying to use OneNote 2013 to start organizing everything in my job. Every time I delete the "Quick Notes" section, it immediately is recreated. I want it gone forever. Anyone know how I can ...
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Printing selected notes in OneNote 2010

I want to print a selection of some (not all) notes from the same notebook. From what I can see, default printing options in OneNote only prints the selected page or the entire notebook. Is there a ...
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Merging two OneNote 2010 notenbooks

I copied a OneNote 2010 notebook to a new Sharepoint location but unfortunately changes were made in both locations. Is there a way to "merge" these two OneNote files so that all changes are ...
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How to set hyperlink text in the “Modern” version of OneNote

Note this question is specific to the "Modern"/"Metro"/"Windows Store" version of OneNote. I am trying to accomplish a very simple task (at least - it used to be simple). I simply want to set the ...
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How to open Microsoft OneNote's Notebook (Windows's format) in Mac

I have bunch of OneNote Notebooks created with Microsoft OneNote 2010 (for Windows). I switched to Mac several months ago and learned that Microsoft has Mac version for OneNote. However I couldn't ...
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Trouble signing in to open “One Note” [closed]

I have Office 2013 but I can't sign in to 'one note'. I use a gmail email and password, as my "microsoft account" but all I get is my gmail inbox. Office won't open 'one note'
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How to download OneNote notes from SkyDrive to my PC?

I started using OneNote and storing my notes in SkyDrive associated to my Microsoft Account. But now I want to download and store all of my notes on my PC and use them from there only. I tried ...
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How to put file links into MS OneNote with drag-n-drop?

I was always using drag-n-drop to put links (paths) to the files in OneNote document. Now I lost this ability: if dragged, files are copied onto page in entire volume. Why the feature has ...
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OneNote shortcut for deleting notes in Modern UI

When using modern UI version of OneNote I can select exactly one note (not multiple notes at a time as I'd wish). Further, neither the Backspace nor the Delete key work at all. I have to invoke the ...
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Preserve objects when saving onenote file as a word document

If you save a onenote file as a Word document, how do you preserve the objects such as pdf, emails, or zip that were embedded? When I save a OneNote document as a Word doc, the objects become text. ...
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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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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 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 ...