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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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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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Microsoft OneNote 2012 on Windows 7

My Microsoft OneNote randomly pops up when I'm using my computer, more than once during the time of me using the computer, how do I get it to not randomly pop up out of no where? I don't even use it. ...
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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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Coloring a row in OneNote

I saw the thread regarding coloring a table row in OneNote, and as I was trying to do the exact same thing to no avail, I Googled my way to superuser. I found out that there's no way to color a row ...
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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 ...
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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 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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sorting tag combinations with OneNote

Is there a way to use Microsoft onenote tags in combinations? I make extensive use of the tagging feature and use it to organize my content by subject. Often I want to sort particular notes with ...
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Can I encrypt my OneNote 2013 notebooks on SkyDrive?

I'm a big fan of OneNote 2013 including the sync function, however I have privacy concerns using Microsoft's Skydrive cloud. Is there a way I can encrypt my notebooks before they are sent to the ...
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Is there any way to add new content to OneNote remotely?

I want to add new content to existing pages or add new pages to my OneNote notebook remotely. By email or by calling some MS OneNote API through Internet. Now I stuck with manual copying information ...
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In Onenote, how do I 'make text in image searchable' enabled by default?

Onenote has a great OCR feature where you can select an image and click 'make text in image searchable' - but I'd like this enabled by default for all images I paste into Onenote - is this possible? ...
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Merging two OneNote 2010 notenbooks

I copied a OneNote 2010 notebook to a new Sharepoint location but unfortunately changes were made in both locations. Is there a way to "merge" these two OneNote files so that all changes are ...
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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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How to set hyperlink text in the “Modern” version of OneNote

Note this question is specific to the "Modern"/"Metro"/"Windows Store" version of OneNote. I am trying to accomplish a very simple task (at least - it used to be simple). I simply want to set the ...
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OneNote synchronisation phone <-> computer

I have OneNote installed on my HTC8S and on my laptop with Windows 8. In both I'm logged into the same account (my personal outlook.com account) and I want to synchronize my notes between them. I ...
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Sync OneNote without opening the application

I've been spoiled by Dropbox. All I do is turn on my laptop and all of the offline changes I've made to documents is synchronised to the cloud. Except for the OneNote Windows 8 app. I have to ...
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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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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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How can I use date and time selectors in OneNote 2013?

The default note template in OneNote 2013 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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Extract Saved Word Document inside OneNote Notebook on OneDrive

In Microsoft Office 2013, saving documents on SkyOneDrive is fully integrated into Word. On a computer using Word 2013, I wrote a document and saved it into a folder in my OneDrive. When I went to a ...
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How to open Microsoft OneNote's Notebook (Windows's format) in Mac

I have bunch of OneNote Notebooks created with Microsoft OneNote 2010 (for Windows). I switched to Mac several months ago and learned that Microsoft has Mac version for OneNote. However I couldn't ...
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Trouble signing in to open “One Note” [closed]

I have Office 2013 but I can't sign in to 'one note'. I use a gmail email and password, as my "microsoft account" but all I get is my gmail inbox. Office won't open 'one note'
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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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How to download OneNote notes from SkyDrive to my PC?

I started using OneNote and storing my notes in SkyDrive associated to my Microsoft Account. But now I want to download and store all of my notes on my PC and use them from there only. I tried ...
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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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OneNote shortcut for deleting notes in Modern UI

When using modern UI version of OneNote I can select exactly one note (not multiple notes at a time as I'd wish). Further, neither the Backspace nor the Delete key work at all. I have to invoke the ...
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MS OneNote screen capture stopped working

With MS OneNote installed, I could use the Windows + s key-combo to launch the screen capture utility. But it all of a sudden stopped working. According to this post, that "sometimes happens" and can ...
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Preserve objects when saving onenote file as a word document

If you save a onenote file as a Word document, how do you preserve the objects such as pdf, emails, or zip that were embedded? When I save a OneNote document as a Word doc, the objects become text. ...
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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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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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Microsoft OneNote Tool

So, usually the OneNote Tool will pop up with a window to ask which notebook to send it to. I accidentally checked the option to always open in a certain notebook. I wan't to clear this because I use ...
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Will the newly-free OneNote interfere with previous versions of Office?

Will 'old' versions of Office be negatively affected by installation of the new OneNote?
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How can I write on a PDF with the free version of OneNote?

OneNote has become free recently. I wonder, how I can write (making hand-notes, using my digitizer) on a PDF with that fancy tool? I've searched for an import function, but I didn't found any.
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Take picture into OneNote from Microsoft LifeCam

I have MS LifeCam but can't take snapshot from it into MS OneNote program. Cameras and scanners button does not allow to acquire from this camera. Is it possible to use this camera to capture still ...