OneNote is a free-form information gathering tool.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
137 views
-1
votes
0answers
22 views

OneNote - delay and speed

I am running Microsoft OneNote 2013 on Windows 7 (64bit). It is the only MS Office application where i notice a small but distinct delay between keyboard entry and display. Put differently, OneNote is ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

How can I check the size of a OneNote notebook on iPad? [closed]

I use OneNote to maintain notes on my iPad. I want to know how I can determine how much space each notebook is occupying so I know how much space is left. However, I have no way of doing this. Also, ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Typing Arrow Pointing Leftwards Then Curving Upwards

It seems that the Arrow Pointing Leftwards Then Curving Upwards character doesn't exist. The Arrow Pointing Rightwards Then Curving Upwards already exists. I've searched for how to write that ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

OneNote without a Signing In?

I have a Microsoft Surface Pro. Pushing the top button on the pen opens up OneNote. Currently I have a LOCAL account on my Surface Pro. I am using a local account rather than a Microsoft account ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

When does local copy of OneNote notebook update?

I created a OneNote notebook on my C:\ drive using the Windows's version of One Note, and have now shared it on One Drive (cloud). I then updated the notebook on my android tablet using One Drive, ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

OneNote multitag search + condensed summary pages

I am looking for the ability to search for multiple tags in a notebook, then have a summary page created which includes only those notes (paragraphs) that are tagged with both tags. Currently I see ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

How does one restore a OneNote notebook from the local offline cache?

Microsoft OneNote doesn't recognize cached files as a notebook or sections. These are files that weren't synched. Working in Windows 7.
2
votes
1answer
280 views

OneNote 2013 is not showing math equations. The variables show up as boxes

So I have installed OneNote 2013 and the Mathematics add-on for OneNote and Word. Yet when I try to install an equation in OneNote (alt + +) and type in any variables all that I get is a box, implying ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Unable to edit styles with Onetastic in OneNote 2013

Onetastic is claimed to be able to edit styles in OneNote. Unfortunately it doesn't work for me. When I open Syle Manager, I see all controls disabled:
1
vote
2answers
95 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

OneNote format changed after export to Excel

Following an export of the OneNote data into an Excel file for sharing, I cannot now make changes in the OneNote file. There is a cross shaped icon instead of a cursor that allows typing. ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Transferring my OneNote - notebook hyperlinks (links to pdf files) to new pc with a new userpath

I have a large onenote-notebook that I have been using for study notes. There are many hyperlinks to pdf files. The problem is that all these hyperlinks refer to paths starting with: "C:\Users\RL..." ...
10
votes
5answers
15k views

What is the closest OneNote Linux alternative?

As in topic; I would especially appreciate notes import from OneNote, some notes sync option and gtk base. Or maybe it is not an overkill to run OneNote on Wine?
0
votes
2answers
194 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How to export a OneNote template?

I have built a OneNote template that I wish to share with colleagues? Is there a similar mechanism to the word .dotx files that I can use to save and share the file?
0
votes
0answers
39 views

OneNote 2013 not syncing over network, maybe domain related?

My issue is i'm trying to sync notebooks over a network with other work colleagues, now it's been working all fine up until my OneNote isn't logging in as my domain account anymore, and it just logs ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

How to remove background color in OneNote 2013?

I have pasted text from internet, where background was black. Text was not black on web page, but OneNote made it black itself. So I got black text on black background and can't rid off background. ...
11
votes
7answers
7k views

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.)
0
votes
3answers
6k views

How can I change the language of a OneNote section (or page/notebook)

I have a OneNote section in a notebook named "Personal" and some pages in this section. I can't change the section (or page or notebook) language. I tried changing the Office default language from the ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

How can I expand or collapse bulleted or numbered lists in OneNote?

When I make lists of things in OneNote, sometimes I wish that I could collapse some sections down so that I can view more of the "outline" of what I am writing, as opposed to all text. For example, I ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Onenote crashes every few minutes

Onenote crashes few minutes after starting it. Three message are shown then, something like: "The application doesn't work anymore. It will search for a solution." "Microsoft tries to restart the ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

How to enter 4 x 1 matrix in One Note Math Editor?

How to enter 4 x 1 matrix in One Note Math Editor? I don't see any appropriate visual option and I don't see any non-visual options at all.
0
votes
2answers
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
96 views

OneNote: Align “Paragraphs” or maybe snap to a grid?

Is it possible to easily align all the paragraphs in a OneNote page? I looked through the options for any mention of "Snap" but could not find anything. My goal is to be able to select all the ...
2
votes
2answers
617 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
232 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
42 views

How to collapse an area/section in Microsoft OneNote

In my notes I have a lot of screenshots, it would be great if I could collapse/hide them to avoid long scrolling. How can that be achieved?
0
votes
3answers
6k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How do I UNcheck “Don't ask me again and always do the following:” in Send to OneNote Tool?

I am running 365 on Win 8.1. When doing a screen clipping in the Send to OneNote Tool (STOT) the option is given as to which notebook or recent pick I would liek to send the screenshot to in OneNote. ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Does anyone know how to search a phrase in OneNote?

In OneNote 365, the search for a phrase, although identified in quotes, still produces results to each component word which is thereby useless when the phrase contains common words like a, an, the, ...
7
votes
1answer
29k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Pasting code from gist to OneNote 2013 places extra newlines. How to solve?

Pasting code from github gists inserts extra newline to OneNote. //-------------------------------------------------- // constexpr and Constant Expressions   const int flies = 20; // OK ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Share OneNote without sending an email

OneNote lets you invite people to share your notebook and there are great instructions here. Inviting a person by adding an email address seems to send an invite email. Is there a way to add an ...
1
vote
1answer
485 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

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 / ...
4
votes
2answers
736 views

Suppress OneNote adding itself to startup items

I use the MS Office OneNote app from time to time, but not daily. However, every time I use it, it sticks itself back into the Windows startup items, and helps itself to a chunk of RAM and boot time. ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Can anyone suggest a program like OneNote, but with more database-like features? [closed]

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
116 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
788 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

MS OneNote: open a site at the side

I use MS OneNote to take a lot of Notes about my projects and other ongoing things. I am orgnaized with a lot of sections and sites. By default I want to have one site at the sidebar. I know, there ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
568 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Weird Hyperlink behavior in OneNote for local links

I'm a big fan of OneNote and use it very often for my daily note-taking activities. Right now, I am facing a really weird behavior of hyperlink function in OneNote for local hyperlinks. I mean all ...
1
vote
1answer
300 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How can I install MS OneNote offline? [closed]

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.
0
votes
0answers
160 views

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 ...