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Microsoft OneNote: setting a global page template

I am currently using Microsoft Office 2010. In OneNote, I know how to set a default page template for the current section. However, I was wondering if I could set a default page template for the ...
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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 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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“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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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Microsoft OneNote 2010 & symbolic links

OneNote uses a simple folder structure to organise its Sections and Sub-Sections - a Section is a file, a Sub-Section is a subfolder within the notebook which contains its own Section files. What I'd ...
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How to interactively embed web page into PowerPoint or OneNote documents?

Is it possible to embed a webpage interactively into Microsoft Office Powerpoint presentation and into OneNote page? By interactively I mean: I enter URL which has to be loaded. I can navigate in ...
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How to centre an equation in OneNote?

I use Ctrl+E to centre align an equation but once the file is closed and reopened, the equation becomes left aligned automatically. How to make it centre align permanently ?
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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 ...
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OneNote 2010 crashes at a certain page

I run OneNote 2010 as part of Office 2010 Professional installations on two separate machines. One installation is 32-bit, the other 64-bit, the OS is 64-bit, Windows 7 & 8, respectively. Here's ...
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When does OneNote delete its page history?

When I show the page history for a page in my OneNote notebook, I see the following information bar above old versions: This worries me; specifically the bit that says "It will be deleted over ...
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How can I fix the the highlighter's offset in Microsoft OneNote?

Okay, so for some reason, whenever I use the highlighter on Microsoft OneNote, the highlighted ink ALWAYS shows up a certain horizontal offset away from my cursor. And it's annoying. Does anyone know ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does anyone know how to search a phrase in OneNote?

In OneNote 365, the search for a phrase, although identified in quotes, still produces results to each component word which is thereby useless when the phrase contains common words like a, an, the, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...