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Unable to print from Photoshop 12.1 - wants to send printout to onenote

This is the first time I've tried printing from Photoshop 12.1. It wouldn't let me print unless I ran onenote one time. I had no idea what onenote was, so I went to the Adobe website and looked in ...
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Draw directly on image or move drawn lines with image in OneNote

Is there a way to draw with pen on images that are copied to MS Onenote 2013? When I usually draw with pen on image, lines do not add to image, so when I change the position of the image, lines ...
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How to import a webpage into onenote

I have a set of webpages that were generated by a documentation generation system (doxygen) that I would like to import into the company's OneNote system. The doxygen documentation makes a good ...
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Transfer onenote notebook between online accounts???

I have an account online (normal outlook.com) where I have a notebook in onenote with alot of important info that I want to move to another online account so i can use it with "onenote online" there ...
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How can I create an outlook contact from OneNote 2013?

The documentation for OneNote 2007 (here) explains how to create an outlook contact directly from OneNote. Is this feature available in OneNote 2013? If so, how may I access it?
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How to Handle too many tabs (sections) in MS OneNote?

I've been using OneNote for more than a year. My problem is that number of sections (tabs) are growing and I have more than 70 sections in one of my notebooks which makes it hard to navigate and find ...
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Onenote login in to program will not let me type in password so I can sync

So I have Onenote 2013 and I changed notebooks on my computer and when I try to sync the notebooks with my other devices and I go to log in, I can see my email address but I can not type in my ...
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OneNote App Version - Custom Shortcuts

I use the OneNote App for Windows 8.1 (App version, not desktop/office version). I like to use many symbols (→, etc.) in my notes, but it is hard to add them. Does anyone know how I can add custom ...
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Typing Arrow Pointing Leftwards Then Curving Upwards

It seems that the Arrow Pointing Leftwards Then Curving Upwards character doesn't exist. The Arrow Pointing Rightwards Then Curving Upwards already exists. I've searched for how to write that ...
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OneNote without a Signing In?

I have a Microsoft Surface Pro. Pushing the top button on the pen opens up OneNote. Currently I have a LOCAL account on my Surface Pro. I am using a local account rather than a Microsoft account ...
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How to reset containers in Microsoft OneNote

When I create a new page in OneNote using the Windows desktop client, the container works in such a way to be 'responsive' when viewing in a mobile device (Android in this case). I.e. the text reflows ...
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When does local copy of OneNote notebook update?

I created a OneNote notebook on my C:\ drive using the Windows's version of One Note, and have now shared it on One Drive (cloud). I then updated the notebook on my android tablet using One Drive, ...
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How does one restore a OneNote notebook from the local offline cache?

Microsoft OneNote doesn't recognize cached files as a notebook or sections. These are files that weren't synched. Working in Windows 7.
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Unable to edit styles with Onetastic in OneNote 2013

Onetastic is claimed to be able to edit styles in OneNote. Unfortunately it doesn't work for me. When I open Syle Manager, I see all controls disabled:
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OneNote format changed after export to Excel

Following an export of the OneNote data into an Excel file for sharing, I cannot now make changes in the OneNote file. There is a cross shaped icon instead of a cursor that allows typing. ...
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Transferring my OneNote - notebook hyperlinks (links to pdf files) to new pc with a new userpath

I have a large onenote-notebook that I have been using for study notes. There are many hyperlinks to pdf files. The problem is that all these hyperlinks refer to paths starting with: "C:\Users\RL..." ...
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How to export a OneNote template?

I have built a OneNote template that I wish to share with colleagues? Is there a similar mechanism to the word .dotx files that I can use to save and share the file?
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OneNote 2013 not syncing over network, maybe domain related?

My issue is i'm trying to sync notebooks over a network with other work colleagues, now it's been working all fine up until my OneNote isn't logging in as my domain account anymore, and it just logs ...
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How to remove background color in OneNote 2013?

I have pasted text from internet, where background was black. Text was not black on web page, but OneNote made it black itself. So I got black text on black background and can't rid off background. ...
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How can I expand or collapse bulleted or numbered lists in OneNote?

When I make lists of things in OneNote, sometimes I wish that I could collapse some sections down so that I can view more of the "outline" of what I am writing, as opposed to all text. For example, I ...
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Onenote crashes every few minutes

Onenote crashes few minutes after starting it. Three message are shown then, something like: "The application doesn't work anymore. It will search for a solution." "Microsoft tries to restart the ...
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Does anyone know how to search a phrase in OneNote?

In OneNote 365, the search for a phrase, although identified in quotes, still produces results to each component word which is thereby useless when the phrase contains common words like a, an, the, ...
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How do I uncheck “Don't ask me again and always do the following:” in Send To OneNote tool?

I am running Office 365 on Windows 8.1. When doing a screen clipping in the Send To OneNote Tool the option is given as to which notebook or recent pick I would like to send the screen shot to in ...
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Move OneNote file to another OneDrive account

Is it possible to move a OneNote notebook from one OneDrive account to another? I have one very large notebook (several thousand pages) and it is going to be tedious manually copying. I no longer ...
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How to enter 4 x 1 matrix in One Note Math Editor?

How to enter 4 x 1 matrix in One Note Math Editor? I don't see any appropriate visual option and I don't see any non-visual options at all.
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Pasting code from gist to OneNote 2013 places extra newlines. How to solve?

Pasting code from github gists inserts extra newline to OneNote. //-------------------------------------------------- // constexpr and Constant Expressions   const int flies = 20; // OK ...
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Share OneNote without sending an email

OneNote lets you invite people to share your notebook and there are great instructions here. Inviting a person by adding an email address seems to send an invite email. Is there a way to add an ...
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How to enter sub- and superscripts in Equation Editor in MS One Note?

It is possible to enter complete script boxes with but this way I will be required to retype all base formula. For example, suppose I wish to enter If I already entered (a-b) and then select ...
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Use Microsoft OneNote sharing link without a Microsoft account

I would like to share a OneNote 2013 notebook with a user who does not have (and does not want!) a Microsoft account. I can create a "Sharing Link" in the notebook's "Share Notebook" options, and ...
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The pen of Surface Pro 3 doesn't distinguish between writing and selecting

I have a problem with the pen with Surface Pro 3 and OneNote 2013(desktop version). The pen worked normally until recently, when it stopped properly distinguishing between writing and selecting. For ...
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How to collapse an area/section in Microsoft OneNote

In my notes I have a lot of screenshots, it would be great if I could collapse/hide them to avoid long scrolling. How can that be achieved?
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OneNote: Align “Paragraphs” or maybe snap to a grid?

Is it possible to easily align all the paragraphs in a OneNote page? I looked through the options for any mention of "Snap" but could not find anything. My goal is to be able to select all the ...
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Weird Hyperlink behavior in OneNote for local links

I'm a big fan of OneNote and use it very often for my daily note-taking activities. Right now, I am facing a really weird behavior of hyperlink function in OneNote for local hyperlinks. I mean all ...
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How can I install MS OneNote offline?

is there a Microsoft Onenote which is free, standalone offline installer for windows? onenote.com offers a installer but i want a version to install on an offline PC.
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Any way to change the fontsize shortcut in Microsoft OneNote?

I have been using Microsoft OneNote for months and using it as it should have to be used. When I started to use OneNote, whenever I needed to increase or decrease font-size, I tried to apply the ...
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Is it true that Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote cannot pass through VPN?

I had spent many days ping pong with the MS technical support for synchronization problems. While they have solved the basic synching, there is still one thing I am unhappy with. These Microsoft ...
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Embed Outlook Calendar in OneNote 2013

Is there a way to embed an Outlook 2013 (or Windows 8 Calendar App) calendar onto OneNote 2013 in a similar fashion to how an Excel sheet is embedded?
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ASUS Transformer - Trying to Create/Find Subscript Keyboard Shortcut

I'm using OneNote 2013 and I need a shortcut for adding subscripts when taking notes in class. Is there any way I can create one? I tried using ctrl+= but that just magnifies the screen.
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What are keyboard shortcuts for Lasso, Handtool and select edit tool for OneNote2013?

As Title, I am using Traditional Chinese version which tools' name might not be the same as I mentioned. Or How can I assign keyboard shortcut for different tools? btw I have no idea why Microsoft ...
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Automated export from Microsoft OneNote to multiple file formats

I have more than 1 GB of OneNote files. I would like to automatically export each of my over 150 notebooks to a Microsoft Word document, a single Web Page file and a PDF file. Microsoft OneNote will ...
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Microsoft OneNote files in the future

I'm holding information on Microsoft OneNote files that i pretend to use later on, even like 30-40 years in the future. I will be always backing up those files, and i will go keeping them on ...
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OneNote is not indexing.

Recently switched computer at work and moved over my OneNote files. However seems I have lost the ability to search within OneNote. From what I can see Indexing Options is doing one thing right. It ...
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Outlook 2013 send to OneNote2013 removing image

I use the "Send to OneNote" addin for Outlook 2013 to archive and organize emails. If my Outlook message contains images, they get stripped out when imported into OneNote. After extensive googling I ...
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How to paste unformatted text only in OneNote 2010?

Is there a keyboard shortcut in OneNote 2010 to paste text copied from a web page without the formatting? I know I can do CTRL-V, CTRL, T, but that's four key presses! Any shorter way?
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OneNote is laggy and takes too long to respond

I have a ThinkPad Yoga and I use it for taking notes in class. The problem is, OneNote is not as good as expected. I'm using Office 365 University (so I'm not on the metro app). I'm also always in ...
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Changing Microsoft OneNote 2013 Proofing Language

I have a collection of MS OneNote sections that spell check in English US. All I want to do is change this - globally - to English UK. If I select a section, and check the Proofing Language - it ...
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Onenote move page macro

Is it possible to create multiple move page macros in onenote using onetastic. Would work as follows. Select pages/pages Run macro Selected pages are moved to another section or section group ...
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Search local OneNote and Web at the same time?

Is there a method to do a search in one place (browser or desktop) that can show me combined results for my local OneNote 2010 as well as do web results? For example, I can see my local OneNote hits ...
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OneNote keeps asking for a password

OneNote just keeps asking for a password and refuses to sync my Notebooks. I've reinstalled Office but it is still asking for that password. Clicking the message doesn't do anything. How do I resolve ...
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How to assign keyboard shortcuts for very specific commands in OneNote 2013?

How could I assign a keyboard shortcut for very specific commands in OneNote 2013? For example: I need to assign a keyboard shortcut for a specific text style ...