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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 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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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 / ...
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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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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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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?
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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ASUS Transformer - Trying to Create/Find Subscript Keyboard Shortcut

I'm using OneNote 2013 and I need a shortcut for adding subscripts when taking notes in class. Is there any way I can create one? I tried using ctrl+= but that just magnifies the screen.
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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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How to paste text only data to OneNote 2013?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to insert "Text Only" data to OneNote2013? Maybe I can assign map keyboard shortcut using macro which could work in most Office products? This is not really an ...
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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 ...
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Any ways to add new (edit) shortucts in OneNote 2010?

I can't find a way to add a customized keyboard shortcut in OneNote 2010. In particular, I want to change the default "ALT + =" shortcut, which adds a new equation. (the key combination doesn't work ...
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Trouble creating link from Word or Excel into MS Onenote

I want to hyperlink to a specific page in OneNote from a word and excel document. So I right click and Copy Link to Page, paste code into a notepad, and copy and paste that code into my hyperlink. ...
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Embed Outlook Calendar in OneNote 2013

Is there a way to embed an Outlook 2013 (or Windows 8 Calendar App) calendar onto OneNote 2013 in a similar fashion to how an Excel sheet is embedded?
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Onenote auotmatically name note according to google calendar

Is there a way to setup Onenote so that it automatically titles notes according the current event in google calendar? This would be similar to Evernote, how it automatically titles a document whatever ...
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What are keyboard shortcuts for Lasso, Handtool and select edit tool for OneNote2013?

As Title, I am using Traditional Chinese version which tools' name might not be the same as I mentioned. Or How can I assign keyboard shortcut for different tools? btw I have no idea why Microsoft ...
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How to disable pen mode change on slow motion?

If I try to draw something carefully in OneNote, my pen stops drawing. I.e. when I start to draw and move pen slowly, some guesture triggers, round circle appears and the line I drew turns to ...
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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 is not indexing.

Recently switched computer at work and moved over my OneNote files. However seems I have lost the ability to search within OneNote. From what I can see Indexing Options is doing one thing right. It ...
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How to enter bra-ket notation in MS OneNote?

Bracket notation is writing different brackets, surrounding single unit, including for bra vectors and for ket vectors. Unfortunately, I see no such template in OneNote math:
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Create a link to a OneNote page that does not bring up the web browser

I am following the directions to create "Keyboard shortcuts for fast access to favorite OneNote pages", but my Live SkyDrive stored one note gets brought up in the OneNote Web App instead of the ...
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Outlook 2013 send to OneNote2013 removing image

I use the "Send to OneNote" addin for Outlook 2013 to archive and organize emails. If my Outlook message contains images, they get stripped out when imported into OneNote. After extensive googling I ...
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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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OneNote is laggy and takes too long to respond

I have a ThinkPad Yoga and I use it for taking notes in class. The problem is, OneNote is not as good as expected. I'm using Office 365 University (so I'm not on the metro app). I'm also always in ...
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Can I search through OneDrive OneNote notebooks with Windows search?

If it's possible, how? I completely navigate Windows with Win + search phrase for applications and files. If I could directly access my OneNote notes with search, it would greatly increase my ...
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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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Changing Microsoft OneNote 2013 Proofing Language

I have a collection of MS OneNote sections that spell check in English US. All I want to do is change this - globally - to English UK. If I select a section, and check the Proofing Language - it ...
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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 ...