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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 ...
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Create reference line in OneNote

I'm heavingly using OneNote and I think there is no paper format which fits my needs. I don't want just one A4 etc. per page, I want one page to have unlimited A4 pages or just unlimited space. ...
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OneNote 2013 print order

Is there any way to print to OneNote so that the print out always prints at the top of the page instead of at the bottom of existing content. I need to have my printed materials in reverse ...
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Getting a filename of screen captured file

Is it possible to get filename of screen captured file in OneNote or in Evernote? The capture only saves the date, but I want the title of the document also.
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OneNote 2013 Hyperlinks dont work in pdf-export with FoxitReader

If I export a Page to pdf-Format in onenote2013, the external hyperlinks in the resulting pdf don't work. They are blue and underlined but I can't click them and there is no information about the ...
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using Onenote.com on chrome, error happens

When I go to onenote.com to edit my notebooks, something strange happens. I open a notebook page, and do the editing. When I select some text and use Ctrl+C, the selected text will disappear, like I ...
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Onenote Producing Jagged Pen Ink on some areas of page Surface Pro 3

Windows Journal works fine. This is only in OneNote Anyone know the issue?
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Insert existing audio file int onenote notebook

When you record audio from OneNote 2013, using the insert audio feature, it is inserted as a file directly onto the page and is stored as part of that page. I have an existing audio file that I ...
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Configure right-click button on touchscreen stylus to erase in OneNote

I am using a tablet stylus to take notes in OneNote, on Windows 8.1. My stylus has a right-click button on the side, but no erase button on the back as some do. Is there a way to configure OneNote or ...
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Onenote multiple instances?

Is it possible to run multiple instances of OneNote (any edition)? I.e. run two separate instances on same machine, but they both use either different user accounts or opened up different sets of ...
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Can't sign in to Windows Live from OneNote

My laptop runs on Windows 7, and this is the first time I've tried syncing my OneNote notebooks onto the web. I already have a SkyDrive account set up, but whenever I try logging into it through ...
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OneNote to Word images downsampling

Hello, I enjoy writing on OneNote more than in Word, probably because in OneNote I don't care about the layout of my document. So, I import vector images form visio into my OneNote notebook. In ...
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Something has hijacked my CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 shortcuts

I am running Windows 8.1 and I can't use CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 in any programs that have these shortcuts defined. Mainly Word and Onenote. I have tried so many things to find out if a system wide shortcut ...
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Can I improve handwriting recognition in OneNote?

When I convert a handwritten passage from ink to text I get decent, but not 100% correct recognition. With speech recognition you can teach the software to understand your voice better, is there a ...
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How do I move notes from Microsoft OneNote for Mac to Evernote for Mac?

I had been using Evernote. When Microsoft launched OneNote for Mac, I experimented with it for a few months. I'd like to move back to using Evernote, but I'd like to be able to move the notes I ...
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OneNote 2013: Merging multiple pages or switching continuous viewing

I'm using OneNote 2013. I have used the 'Print to OneNote' facility to import a bunch of textbooks that I'm working with. At the time I didn't know about the advanced option to import large ...
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saving onenote 2013 notebook as only one file only

I am using onenote 2013 and when I create a notebook, if I have 60 tabs in it, it creates 60 seperate .one files. This is a problem for me because to view the notebook on my iphone, I have to scroll ...
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Convert a OneNote file (without using OneNote) so that it can be read by onother program

My Microsoft OneNote 2010 has stopped working. Is there any way to bypass OneNote and convert a OneNote file to a format that can be read by another program?
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OneNote 2013 is not showing math equations. The variables show up as boxes

So I have installed OneNote 2013 and the Mathematics add-on for OneNote and Word. Yet when I try to install an equation in OneNote (alt + +) and type in any variables all that I get is a box, implying ...
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How to translate old OneNote Links so they work with OneNote 2013

I have many OneNote links in OneNote pages as well as from external documents such as mindmap files to pages in OneNote 2007. I recently converted my notebooks to the latest oneNote format so I can ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...