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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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How can I collapse a paragraph in OneNote 2013

I remember that paragraphs could be collapsed in OneNote. But in OneNote 2013 I have Trouble to find that again. Did Microsoft remove that Feature? How can I collapse paragraphs in OneNote 2013?
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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 ...
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How to insert a html type separator line in a OneNote page?

If such functionality is at all offered by this software. I'm talking about <hr> Horizontal Rule. Currently using OneNote 2013 Preview, if this makes a difference.
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SkyDrive Notebook not syncing as expected

I've been using OneNote for about a year and a half now (if only I had known about it while I was at university!) and just got SkyDrive a week ago. I've begun the task of moving all of my Notebooks to ...
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MS OneNote screen capture stopped working

With MS OneNote installed, I could use the Windows + s key-combo to launch the screen capture utility. But it all of a sudden stopped working. According to this post, that "sometimes happens" and can ...
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How to paste from Putty to OneNote with colors?

Putty has an option to copy to clipboard in RTF format. This means console colors preserved in pasted text. This works ok in MS Word, but does not work in Microsoft OneNote. Why? Is it possible to ...
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How to permanently remove attached files from OneNote?

I attached a 3 GB file to OneNote. Then removed it by selecting it and pressing delete. But file size still remained ~3 GB. I emptied the OneNote recycle bin but still the size was same. I attached ...
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In which intervals does OneNote saves my notebook?

How much time elapsed between one save to another? In my area there are a lot of electricity power interruption, so I don't know how much I can count on OneNote autosaving.
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When does OneNote delete its page history?

When I show the page history for a page in my OneNote notebook, I see the following information bar above old versions: This worries me; specifically the bit that says "It will be deleted over ...
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Table math in OneNote?

Is there a way to get Onenote (2010) to do simple table math like sum the numbers in a row or column? The calculating math on the fly for entered text stuff is really cool, but overkill for what I ...
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How to summarise recent changes in a OneNote notebook?

I know that OneNote keeps a history for each page in a notebook and that I can access this history for each individual page, but is there any way to get a change log for the entire notebook? For ...
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Create re-usable text snippets in OneNote

Is it possible to create re-usable text snippets in OneNote 2010? I often find myself writing the same text. Being able to bind the insertion of configurable text to a key combination would be very ...
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Edit restriction in Microsoft Onenote

I have multiple notebooks shared within my team. However, I want one of the notebook/page, to be restricted. Other team members should not have the access the edit a specified notebook/page. They ...
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Is there a way to add OneNote-style tags in Evernote?

I made the switch to Evernote from Onenote a few months ago. For the most part, I like it a lot better, but there are some features I really miss. In OneNote, I can "tag" a line of text by using ...
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Is there a way to modify the default size of a new side note in OneNote 2010?

I am a fan of OneNote, but there is one aspect of it that makes it less useful than it could be. When I make a new side note (i.e. by clicking the OneNote icon in the system tray or pressing ...
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Shortcut to collapse a paragraph/outline in OneNote?

This describes a way to collapse outlines with the mouse. Is this possible to do with keyboard only?
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saving OneNote notebooks on hard drive and simultaneously on Skydrive

G’day, I love OneNote but there is one thing I hate: it’s one or the other, not both (i.e. I want to save the notebook on my computer but ALSO have it synced online). I DO NOT like the idea of just ...
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How to export OneNote profile (GUI settings)?

I've recently experienced a rootkit infection and the rootkit infection was lethal to my OS unfortunately ;) I've managed to remove the rootkit, but at the same time I failed to restore the corrupted ...
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Is there a way to change background color for a table in onenote?

In word or excel or power point you can change the background color of a table or selected rows or columns of a table, but I can't find a way to do this is onenote. Is there a way to do this?
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Microsoft Office: Hotkey for applying frequently used fonts?

When writing technical documents/reports, it is often a good practice to use different fonts for certain concepts, e.g. to use Consolas for the names of datatypes (in the context of software ...
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Optimal Audio Codec and corresponding format/option for the recording of voice in small and large lecture halls

Microsoft's OneNote supplied with Office2010 does very well for note taking software. It includes the function to record audio/video, or just audio. The options in the program for Codec are a) Windows ...
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Trick Windows 7 into Thinking It Is Installed on a Tablet PC

Is there a way to make Windows 7 think it is installed on a tablet pc? (Not like an iPad but a convertible laptop) The reason is, I'm having trouble with OneNote and Wacom Cintiq the handwriting is ...
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OneNote local copy of web notebook?

Does OneNote 2010 maintain a local copy of a web notebook? If so, where? I'd like to ensure my notebooks get backed up
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Un-Sharing OneNote

I had Onenote 2010 syncing to skydrive, but then I chose to "share" my onenote on a drive on my local computer, so that my wife could see it. As a consequence of sharing it, the notebook was no ...
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How can I close the navigation and page bars in OneNote 2010?

I'm using OneNote 2010 to build a shared input document, and I've saved the page as a .one file in order to share with my correspondent via e-mail. (Network sharing is not an option). When I open ...
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Can I create my own custom 'language' for OneNote spellchecking?

Do you know a way to add SQL, Perl, C# or any other programming language's keywords as a custom language to OneNote? We use OneNote to document our work. When I add code (SQL, other) to a new page, ...
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How can I highlight a straight line in OneNote 2010?

I'm trying to highlight text within an image in OneNote 2010. It works okay, but if I need to highlight a whole line it tends to take a few tries, and even then it comes out looking sloppy. Is there ...