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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 ...
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Restore OneNote Ribbon from backup

I made a full system backup (drive image) of my machine, then re-installed everything. I went from Windows 7 Home-Premium to Professional. I can't figure out what files I need to restore from the ...
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Onenote shortcut to change mouse cursor from pen mode to text mode

I am using Wacom tablet with Onenote. When I move my pen inside the page, it defaults to pen mode. If I want to change to text mode I have to click the toolbar. What is the shortcut for changing from ...
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Microsoft OneNote 2010 - How do you move the Page Title?

Basically, as the title states... when you create a page in OneNote, I'm just looking to move the Title of the page from where it normally is to somewhere else... any way to do this?
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How To Add Dates Under Notes In OneNote 2010

I just want to ask how do I make OneNote automatically add a timestamp everytime I add a new note on a page, same as the one on it's title? Are there software out there that could do this, other than ...
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How can graphics be anchored to text in OneNote?

I like to use the Draw feature in OneNote to highlight portions of text, draw dividing lines between sections of text, draw arrows that point to words, etc. The problem is that these graphics are not ...
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OneNote 2010 Pen Thickness

Can you choose any pen thickness in OneNote 2010? I think I remember being able to set a pen thickness in mm in OneNote 2007, but in OneNote 2010, the thickness selection is very limited.
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Why is OneNote hanging adding a printout?

I'm stuck at this dialog box. It's just hung there, and doesn't seem to be continuing to go. What can I do at this point? EDIT: It seems that just printing to the OneNote printer manually has no ...
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Microsoft OneNote: setting a global page template

I am currently using Microsoft Office 2010. In OneNote, I know how to set a default page template for the current section. However, I was wondering if I could set a default page template for the ...
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Can I restore a selection of files into One Note?

I want to restore a number of sections within my one note Notebook from a backup and leave some unchanged. Is this just a case of copying the files or would OneNote get confused?
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OneNote invading my privacy?

I downloaded a OneNote file from our work Sharepoint server. This file contains information relating to a work project. So far so good. I noticed though that in my download folder, OneNote ...
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OneNote Layout formatting

Is there any way to format a OneNote Page or do I have to manually move each item? I have several items on a page overlapping each other in Several notebooks.
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Import text files into OneNote as Pages?

I recently got OneNote 2007, and I'm liking it fairly well. Previously I kept all my notes in standalone notepad documents (.txt). I have roughly 250 of these text files. Is there any quick way ...
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Create a link to a OneNote page that does not bring up the web browser

I am following the directions to create "Keyboard shortcuts for fast access to favorite OneNote pages", but my Live SkyDrive stored one note gets brought up in the OneNote Web App instead of the ...
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How to keep Microsoft OneNote from autostarting on boot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suppress OneNote adding itself to startup items How do I keep Microsoft OneNote from autostarting when I boot my computer? Windows 7.
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Using Vim key bindings in Onenote

I found ViEmu, which allows you to use Vim key bindings in Visual Studio and certain Office applications. Does anyone know of similar software for using Vim key bindings in Microsoft Onenote? Free or ...
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How can I fix the the highlighter's offset in Microsoft OneNote?

Okay, so for some reason, whenever I use the highlighter on Microsoft OneNote, the highlighted ink ALWAYS shows up a certain horizontal offset away from my cursor. And it's annoying. Does anyone know ...