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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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Lost all my notes in OneNote 2013

I have Windows 8 Embedded. After update Windows slowed down and I read the advice to create new user. I did that, computer was logging in metro apps slowly but it seemed everything was fine. After it ...
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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 Producing Jagged Pen Ink on some areas of page Surface Pro 3

Windows Journal works fine. This is only in OneNote Anyone know the issue?
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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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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. ...
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Insert existing audio file int onenote notebook

When you record audio from OneNote 2013, using the insert audio feature, it is inserted as a file directly onto the page and is stored as part of that page. I have an existing audio file that I ...
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Configure right-click button on touchscreen stylus to erase in OneNote

I am using a tablet stylus to take notes in OneNote, on Windows 8.1. My stylus has a right-click button on the side, but no erase button on the back as some do. Is there a way to configure OneNote or ...
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Onenote multiple instances?

Is it possible to run multiple instances of OneNote (any edition)? I.e. run two separate instances on same machine, but they both use either different user accounts or opened up different sets of ...
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OneNote to Word images downsampling

Hello, I enjoy writing on OneNote more than in Word, probably because in OneNote I don't care about the layout of my document. So, I import vector images form visio into my OneNote notebook. In ...
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Something has hijacked my CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 shortcuts

I am running Windows 8.1 and I can't use CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 in any programs that have these shortcuts defined. Mainly Word and Onenote. I have tried so many things to find out if a system wide shortcut ...
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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 do I change the Windows Live account that my OneNote Syncs with?

I am using OneNote 2010 and I want to change the account it syncs with but I can't find it anywhere. Anyone know how?
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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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saving onenote 2013 notebook as only one file only

I am using onenote 2013 and when I create a notebook, if I have 60 tabs in it, it creates 60 seperate .one files. This is a problem for me because to view the notebook on my iphone, I have to scroll ...
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Convert a OneNote file (without using OneNote) so that it can be read by onother program

My Microsoft OneNote 2010 has stopped working. Is there any way to bypass OneNote and convert a OneNote file to a format that can be read by another program?
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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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How to translate old OneNote Links so they work with OneNote 2013

I have many OneNote links in OneNote pages as well as from external documents such as mindmap files to pages in OneNote 2007. I recently converted my notebooks to the latest oneNote format so I can ...
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I want to unassociate OneNote notebook on a laptop but leave on OneDrive

I plan to give my laptop to my son now that I have a new MacBook. OneNote for Mac will ONLY access notebooks from OneDrive. I have uploaded all my notebooks to OneDrive but now I want to make sure ...
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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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Good Digital Pen that Integrates with Microsoft OneNote

Does anyone know of a good digital pen product (like the Logitech IO2) that: Can cleanly integrate with Microsoft OneNote Works with regular paper (not expensive DPS paper) Works with Windows 7 - ...
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OneNote section name changes

I am trying to change a section name in OneNote but once I do it just reverts back to the old name. This happens when I rename a section as well as when I try to add a New Section. Once I rename the ...
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Onenote on Windows 7

My new Costco computer, which is Windows 7 came with Onenote preinstalled. I have 6 other computers. 4 are Windows XP that can not be upgraded and 2 with Windows 7. Having just discovered Onenote ...
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How to override windows + s shortcut function?

Somehow I've managed to turn off the instant inserting into onenote. Currently it only copies the clipped picture onto the clipboard. But I would like to insert it instantly into paint, like it worked ...
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Force OneNote 2013 to ask for password

I am using OneNote 2013 (have both personal (free edition from onenote.com) and professional (came with Office 365) on different machines) with independent Microsoft accounts. I was searching around ...
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Outlining in OneNote 2010

I'm trying to format an outline with OneNote and upon hitting enter the number "1" displays. Generally I could type the desired number at the start of the paragraph and hit space and the number would ...
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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 can I prevent OneNote 2013 from constantly respawning the “Quick Notes” section?

I'm trying to use OneNote 2013 to start organizing everything in my job. Every time I delete the "Quick Notes" section, it immediately is recreated. I want it gone forever. Anyone know how I can ...
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How do I align an equation array in Microsoft Office OneNote 2013?

I am trying to align an equation array to the character "=" in Microsoft Office OneNote 2013. In Word, I do this by right clicking and selecting the "Align at this Character" option. However, this ...
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Printing selected notes in OneNote 2010

I want to print a selection of some (not all) notes from the same notebook. From what I can see, default printing options in OneNote only prints the selected page or the entire notebook. Is there a ...
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How to put file links into MS OneNote with drag-n-drop?

I was always using drag-n-drop to put links (paths) to the files in OneNote document. Now I lost this ability: if dragged, files are copied onto page in entire volume. Why the feature has ...