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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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Can I change language setting in bulk for printouts inside OneNote?

I do research and therefore sometimes move a whole book from PDF into OneNote using the Print to OneNote feature in order to annotate those books. The original is in PDF/A, thus searchable inside ...
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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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How can I use date and time selectors in OneNote 2010?

The default note template in OneNote 2010 has date and time selectors underneath the note title, which automatically inputs the date and time when the note is created and can be manually adjusted by ...
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Avoid dead links in onenote

In Onenote, I can create links to pages or paragraphs. But when I delete target, link will be dead. Is there a way to warn me before deleting ? Or is there a way to see the map of links and target ...
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Draw directly on image or move drawn lines with image in OneNote

Is there a way to draw with pen on images that are copied to MS Onenote 2013? When I usually draw with pen on image, lines do not add to image, so when I change the position of the image, lines ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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How to open classic version of OneNote in Windows 10?

I have Windows 10 and Office 2013 installed (with latest updates). I wanted to start OneNote so I clicked Start and then typed "onenote": The first (and only) application that appeared is a new ...
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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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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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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 ...
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OneNote 2013: How to change the Codec from Windows Media Audio 9 to 10

I'm trying to improve the audio recordings in OneNote. I need to be able to record lectures in lecture halls without the audio sounding garbled. HELP PLEASE. I think I might be able to start by ...
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Plain text display in MS OneNote

I have an issue with displaying plain text in Microsoft OneNote. If I paste the text below (the screen taken in notepad++) into OneNote as Keep Text Only, I completely lose the formatting (note, ...
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OneNote - associate template with shared notebook

I have a shared OneNote notebook which is used by 100 different network users. I would like to have templates for troubleshooting, guides and the like so they can be consistent and intuitive to ...
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Is onenote skydrive connection encrypted?

I want to know wheather onenote's network packet are encrypted or not. For example if i stored password in one of onenote's book, could it be easily captured while synchronisation?
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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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Can't install Microsoft OneNote for PC

I'm trying to install OneNote on PC (Win8.1). Downloaded and installed the file setuponenotefreeretail.x86.en-us_.exe. All is fine except when I exit program it is nowhere to be found on my machine. ...
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Offline backups for OneNote

I'm using Microsoft's OneNote on my Surface, is it possible to make offline backups of my notes? (Export my notes to a file) I am using OneNote version 16.0.3327.1043, it doesn't say anything about a ...
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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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OneNote App Version - Custom Shortcuts

I use the OneNote App for Windows 8.1 (App version, not desktop/office version). I like to use many symbols (→, etc.) in my notes, but it is hard to add them. Does anyone know how I can add custom ...
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Unable to print from Photoshop 12.1 - wants to send printout to onenote

This is the first time I've tried printing from Photoshop 12.1. It wouldn't let me print unless I ran onenote one time. I had no idea what onenote was, so I went to the Adobe website and looked in ...
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How do I move notes from Microsoft OneNote for Mac to Evernote for Mac?

I had been using Evernote. When Microsoft launched OneNote for Mac, I experimented with it for a few months. I'd like to move back to using Evernote, but I'd like to be able to move the notes I ...
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How to import a webpage into onenote

I have a set of webpages that were generated by a documentation generation system (doxygen) that I would like to import into the company's OneNote system. The doxygen documentation makes a good ...
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Transfer onenote notebook between online accounts???

I have an account online (normal outlook.com) where I have a notebook in onenote with alot of important info that I want to move to another online account so i can use it with "onenote online" there ...
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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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How can I create an outlook contact from OneNote 2013?

The documentation for OneNote 2007 (here) explains how to create an outlook contact directly from OneNote. Is this feature available in OneNote 2013? If so, how may I access it?
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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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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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How do I uncheck “Don't ask me again and always do the following:” in Send To OneNote tool?

I am running Office 365 on Windows 8.1. When doing a screen clipping in the Send To OneNote Tool the option is given as to which notebook or recent pick I would like to send the screen shot to in ...
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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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Onenote login in to program will not let me type in password so I can sync

So I have Onenote 2013 and I changed notebooks on my computer and when I try to sync the notebooks with my other devices and I go to log in, I can see my email address but I can not type in 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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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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Why does my font in the OneNote 2010 beta keep changing back to a non-default?

In OneNote options I've set a particular default font. Then I selected all text in a particular notebook section and change it to the new font. However, whenever I insert a new line in that existing ...
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How can I extract the embedded files store in a OneNote 2010 .one file?

How can I extract files that I have embedded in a OneNote 2010 .one file? If there is no easy way to do that, is there a way to get a list of all of them in the notebook or section so it is easy to ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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, ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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:
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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 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. ...