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Is there a keyboard shortcut to select the entire current line in Notepad++?

Microsoft OneNote has a handy shortcut (Ctrl+A) that I use all the time to select an entire line.  And if you click it a second time it selects the entire document. I really would like to use Ctrl+A ...
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How to disable or change the Windows+S hotkey in OneNote

I've been using some software for a while that uses Win+S and I've gotten used to it. I've just recently started using OneNote 2010 and I find that it's hijacked the Win+S hotkey for doing screen ...
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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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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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Simulating the Evernote Web clipper with Edge and OneNote

I used to be a heavy Evernote user. I used the Evernote Web clipper to quickly capture and annotate content from web pages. But now, I am forced to use all things MS. I am on Windows 10, and have both ...
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OneNote: Display pdf as book - one page always displayed, click through remaining pages

One of the things that Evernote is able to do that I can’t figure out how to do in ON is import a multipage pdf and have it display like it is a book. For example – the first page of the document is ...
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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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Print pdf to onenote doesn't finish, no error displays

I'm trying to print an 18 page pdf from Adobe Reader XI Version 11.0.13.17 to OneNote 2013 on a Win7 x64 machine. I see it Flattening, flattening, flattening everytually message about 100% flashes ...
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How do I align paragraph text so that it becomes shorter but WIDER?

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. This is annoying because many websites and PDF's have ...
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Move OneNote file to another OneDrive account

Is it possible to move a OneNote notebook from one OneDrive account to another? I have one very large notebook (several thousand pages) and it is going to be tedious manually copying. I no longer ...
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The pen of Surface Pro 3 doesn't distinguish between writing and selecting

I have a problem with the pen with Surface Pro 3 and OneNote 2013(desktop version). The pen worked normally until recently, when it stopped properly distinguishing between writing and selecting. For ...
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What's the keyboard shortcut for OneNote page navigation?

Does anyone know what the keyboard shortcut is to switch between Microsoft OneNote pages?
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Disable auto-capitalize in OneNote on El Capitan OSX

I have found how to disable auto-capitalization in other Microsoft Office products, and I found many posts saying how to turn off autocorrect for spelling, but I haven't been able to find how to turn ...
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Moving precisely without using Alt?

For some application, like powerpoint and onenote, when you want to move the object like textbox or image precisely, you need to hold Alt to move it "pixel by pixel". How can I disable such feature?
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How to Handle too many tabs (sections) in MS OneNote?

I've been using OneNote for more than a year. My problem is that number of sections (tabs) are growing and I have more than 70 sections in one of my notebooks which makes it hard to navigate and find ...
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Is there a shortcut or way to switch to the last open notebook in Onenote

I often need to write a quick note in a OneNote notebook other then the one I am in at the time. If I flick over to the one I want, it takes a little while to go back to which ever one I was working ...
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How to have one master To Do List from To Do lists on different pages?

Is it possible to display to do lists from other pages on a single page for easy and quick access of all tasks?
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Can I have favourite pages?

I regulary use specifially pages in OneNote. They are organized in different notebooks so I have to click twice or three times to open this site - finding the right. Is it possible to link these ...
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How to reset containers in Microsoft OneNote

When I create a new page in OneNote using the Windows desktop client, the container works in such a way to be 'responsive' when viewing in a mobile device (Android in this case). I.e. the text reflows ...
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Onenote crashes Lenovo Power manager which crashes explorer

Everytime that I restart windows on my Thinkpad it resets my default printer to OneNote (part of microsoft's bloatware). The problem is, if I forget to change it back to the actuall printer then when ...
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Is “Send to Onenote” tool included in Windows 10? If not, can i get it for free?

I upgraded to Windows 10 recently and I no longer have the Send to Onenote tool which I loved using for making screen clippings. After doing some searches it is not clear to me if it is indeed ...
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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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OneNote 2013 — change the author

Apologies if this is the wrong forum. My co-worker and I are sharing a OneNote 2013 notebook, and we will sometimes make updates on the same page. We have encountered some kind of bug where, if I ...
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OneNote 2016 : Choose highlight colour not available to a tag

I'd like to go ahead and change the tag highlight colour on OneNote, to something much more easier/softer on the eyes and the text I'm trying to read. The highlighting for general text in OneNote ...
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OneNote crashes on Surface Pro 4 and iPad

OneNote works fine on my desktop (Windows 8). But on my old iPad and my new Surface Pro 4 it crashes whenever I try to open my newest files.
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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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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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OneNote/Wiki - Keeping track of source for notes, being able to browse by topic or source

I want to be able to work through different sources (books, videos, classroom courses) in whatever order I'd like, taking notes on each on a wide variety of topics. I then want to be able to browse ...
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Opening onenote password-protected files in windows 10

I have this problem: I have some OneNote password-protected files that I created with Office 2010 (and of course I know the pwd). Now I moved to a new laptop with Windows 10 and don't have the old ...
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Onenote—I reinstalled Windows and now I can't open my .one files

My computer crashed, so I copied my Documents folder off the drive before wiping everything with a fresh install of Windows. Now, I try to open the .one files (Microsoft OneNote) and the application ...
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Keyboard shortcut to change font colour on onenote 2013?

Is there a way to change the colour of the font in onenote using a keyboard shortcut? (I want it to turn both highlighted font into a different colour and such that if i start to type it will change ...
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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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Windows 10 calculator exits on open

So, after my touchpad didn't work after upgrading to the next build of windows (10586.17), I reverted to my previous build 10240. But now a bunch of apps instantly close when trying to open them: ...
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How do I Disable OneNote Upgrade Message?

How do I stop the download new version of onenote from onenote.com message? I will never upgrade from OneNote 2010 to 2013. I want to disable that message permanently. From my searching it appears ...
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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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Is it possible to embed a OneNote search in a OneNote page?

In OneNote it is easy to add a link to a OneNote page or section. It is also easy to search a OneNote for a word or phrase. Can I embed a link to a OneNote search into a OneNote page?
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OneNote: How to turn off trust center settings?

I use OneNote and have links to other MS Office documents on my local HDD. Every time I click on one of them I get a warning message stating: "Microsoft Office has identified a potential security ...
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Changing default Draw colors for Onenote from Windows App Store

I work daily on the Surface Pro 4 (Windows 10) with the Onenote app from the App Store. Is there a way to change the 4 default colors (Blue, Red, Green, Red) (e.g. substitute Blue for Purple)? I know ...
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export all onenote notebook pages into separate txt files?

Is it any way to export all onenote pages in all sections and notebooks into simple txt files. Each page into separate file? Maybe any script?Onenote offers only export to word or pdf file, if you try ...
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Microsoft OneNote hidden on installing Windows 10

After upgrading my machine to Windows 10, I am not happy with what it has done to "Microsoft OneNote". I used to have a lot of notes on this. Now they are nowhere to be seen. It has forced me to waste ...
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How to add Move to OneNote 2013 button to the Ribbon in Outlook 2010

I started a new job recently. My computer at the office has Office 2010 installed. However, I've also installed my personal license of Office 365, giving me "access" (har har) to the 2013 versions ...
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OneNote Can't Resize Columns

I've just now started using Windows 10. Likewise, for the first time I'm using the Windows Store version of OneNote, instead of the older OneNote desktop app. I created a table with the new OneNote, ...
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How can I install MS OneNote offline?

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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What does “enable referees in your browser” mean

I am trying to send an e-mails but it keeps coming back with "enable referees in my browser".I have put in Google Chrome but it is not accepted. Am not clear what they are asking for.
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Use Microsoft OneNote sharing link without a Microsoft account

I would like to share a OneNote 2013 notebook with a user who does not have (and does not want!) a Microsoft account. I can create a "Sharing Link" in the notebook's "Share Notebook" options, and ...
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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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OneNote crashes on sync completion

Having some trouble on a Surface Pro 3 with OneNote 2013. The program seems to crash immediately upon syncing to Onedrive. The sync is successful, but the program crashes and restarts immediately ...
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How to enter sub- and superscripts in Equation Editor in MS One Note?

It is possible to enter complete script boxes with but this way I will be required to retype all base formula. For example, suppose I wish to enter If I already entered (a-b) and then select ...
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How can I make OneNote 2013 send pages via the native Mail app in Windows 10?

I just started using OneNote 2013 (the one that comes with Office) over the native OneNote app in Windows 10 because it feels more desktop-friendly, the native one is like made for tablets with all ...
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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: