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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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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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How can I install MS OneNote offline? [on hold]

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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Move a notebook's location from Phone to OneDrive [on hold]

I have a Windows Phone 8. Its OneNote app has two notebooks. One of the notebooks has "Phone" as its location, the other has "SkyDrive" (now OneDrive) as its location. Shaun's Notebook - Phone ...
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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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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 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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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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Any ways to add new (edit) shortucts in OneNote 2010?

I can't find a way to add a customized keyboard shortcut in OneNote 2010. In particular, I want to change the default "ALT + =" shortcut, which adds a new equation. (the key combination doesn't work ...
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Trouble creating link from Word or Excel into MS Onenote

I want to hyperlink to a specific page in OneNote from a word and excel document. So I right click and Copy Link to Page, paste code into a notepad, and copy and paste that code into my hyperlink. ...
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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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Onenote auotmatically name note according to google calendar

Is there a way to setup Onenote so that it automatically titles notes according the current event in google calendar? This would be similar to Evernote, how it automatically titles a document whatever ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I search through OneDrive OneNote notebooks with Windows search?

If it's possible, how? I completely navigate Windows with Win + search phrase for applications and files. If I could directly access my OneNote notes with search, it would greatly increase my ...
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OneNote insert PDF inline freezes

When I want to insert a PDF inline in onenote, it displays me a progress bar, which stays there indefinetly "progressing". BUMMER since I was thinking of migrating from Evernote to OneNote and this ...
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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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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 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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One note 2013 section groups

Can you copy a section group? I want to add the same section group to each of my notebooks but do not want to have to keep recreating it. I have tried everything but cannot find a way.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Microsoft OneNote Replacement

I'm wondering if a free, open source replacement for Microsoft OneNote exists. Features it would need to have: Click anywhere on the page and start typing. Automatic revision history tracking. Some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Moving text on OneNote for iPad

I'd like to move text boxes on the official OneNote iPad app, but can't figure out how to do so. I've tried tapping and dragging, and double-tapping and dragging, but both only scroll the page.
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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 ...