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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; draw on image

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 remain ...
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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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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 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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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. ...
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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..." ...
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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?
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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 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?
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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.)
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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?