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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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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 ...
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How to interactively embed web page into PowerPoint or OneNote documents?

Is it possible to embed a webpage interactively into Microsoft Office Powerpoint presentation and into OneNote page? By interactively I mean: I enter URL which has to be loaded. I can navigate in ...
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Drawing dot in OneNote does not coincide with it's trace while using pen

While in draw mode, a mouse cursor turns to dot, which remain trace while drawing. It can be drawn both with mouse and pen. While drawing with pen, a trace appears slightly righter than a dot. This is ...
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How to set drawing automatically when using pen in OneNote?

I have Bamboo pen and am remember, that it was starting to draw automatically in MS One Note. But now pen acts exactly like mouse, i.e. I need to choose draw mode explicitly to draw with pen. How to ...
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How to vertical centre align my text in a table in onenote

How could I vertically centre align text in a table in OneNote?
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How to centre an equation in OneNote?

I use Ctrl+E to centre align an equation but once the file is closed and reopened, the equation becomes left aligned automatically. How to make it centre align permanently ?
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Move notes from Evernote to OneNote

I want to move my < 4000 notes from Evernote to Microsoft OneNote 2013. I tried the Ever2One Converter but it doesn't work. Is there any other way to move my notes in a batch?
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How to show current section in the folder hiearchy in OneNote 2013

In Microsoft OneNote 2013, is there a way to show where the current page's section lives in the hierarchical folder structure? In other words, a command to open the folder tree with the current ...
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In an audio recording of a lecture, can I reduce the volume of my typing while preserving the volume of the lecture?

I'm playing around with using OneNote 2013 to record some of my lectures. I really like the feature that links the time I wrote each paragraph in my notes with the time in the recording. However, the ...
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“something went wrong during” OneNote sync

I have a OneNote notebook which I access from several machines (all Win8, not RT) running either OneNote 2013 (for the desktop and laptop machine) or OneNote 2010 (for the slate). I believe the ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Reinstall, Pen Input No Longer Works

Earlier today I upgraded to Office 13, found it was VERY problematic, so I uninstalled in and reinstalled office 2010. Now, in OneNote, Word, PowerPoint, etc... I can no longer use pen input with my ...
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How can I print to OneNote without splitting the document?

I've noticed with longer pdf's, after sending to OneNote with Print and selecting a Page to insert to, OneNote ends up splitting my document into its own page and subpages (1 for each page). I want ...
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Using AutoHotkey to map F12 to ALT + {=} (Onenote equation shortcut )

I have tried F12:: Send, {LAlt Down}{=}{LAlt Up} which was recored by Macro creator but did not work. Also a variety of changes like !{=} , !=, and SendPlay as well. It seems it is ...
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How to compare two OneNote sections (*.one files)

I am syncing my OneNote notebooks using Cubby (something like Dropbox) and sometimes, it generates "conflicts", i.e. suddenly there are two sections like this: MyNotes.one MyNotes (conflict at ...
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Cannot change Live Id in Onenote

I am using Windows 8 Pro. I installed Office 2010 includoing OneNote 2010. When I run OneNote and I try to open a notebook from SkyDrive, it shows me another Live Id as logged in. When I click the Not ...
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Cannot open OneNote file

I cannot open my .one OneNote files. I get this error when I try to open my .one file in OneNote Enterprise 2007: This file is from a different version of OneNote. Your version cannot load this ...
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pen cursor in OneNote can be hard to see when using tablet peripheral

When the pen tool is selected, it happens very often that an interval after doing some inking, I cannot see where the cursor was/is, since it's just so tiny. This is difficult even if I shake the ...
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Is it possible to save a One Note notebook as a landscape PDF?

OneNote gives you the option of saving an entire notebook as a PDF file. Unfortunately I can only seem to find a way for it to do this in portrait orientation, which doesn't make a lot of sense for ...
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User Initials setting in Microsoft OneNote / Author Highlighting

I have ended up with different initials on different devices in Microsoft OneNote. The result of them being different is that it thinks I am a different person making revisions and I end up with ...
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How to draw inside table cell in OneNote?

Drawings in one note are overlaid on text. So, they do not maintain relations with text. For example, one can't draw inside table cell: drawing will shift away if table resized or something. Is it ...
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How to copy-paste in good quality from Adobe Illustrator to MS One Note?

When I copy some drawing in Illustrator, it stores it in clipboard in 3 formats: bitmap, device independent bitmap and enhanced meta-file. If drawing contains text, then meta-file version has no ...
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OneNote 2010 remove hyperlink

I'm using MS one note 2010. In my note, I want to store a note containing \\ string, e.g. net use \\192.168.0.111\C$ SomePassword /user:SomePC\Administrator OneNote thinks that \\ and everything ...
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How do I change the Windows Live account that my OneNote Syncs with?

I am using OneNote 2010 and I want to change the account it syncs with but I can't find it anywhere. Anyone know how?
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Take picture into OneNote from Microsoft LifeCam

I have MS LifeCam but can't take snapshot from it into MS OneNote program. Cameras and scanners button does not allow to acquire from this camera. Is it possible to use this camera to capture still ...
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OneNote 2010 crashes at a certain page

I run OneNote 2010 as part of Office 2010 Professional installations on two separate machines. One installation is 32-bit, the other 64-bit, the OS is 64-bit, Windows 7 & 8, respectively. Here's ...