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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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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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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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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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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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how do I select the visible text only from a page?

Onenote has the option to collapse paragraphs based on indentation. Is there any way to select only the visible text when trying to copy this text ?
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Onenote for MAC: hyperlinks in pdf output not working

I'm using the latest version of onenote for MAC and have tried to export a notebook as a PDF however the links only show up in blue and are underlined but do not open up. I've tested both external and ...
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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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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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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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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 time"...
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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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Two versions of OneNote (2010 and 2016) I want 2010 to handle the onenote:/// urls. How can I achieve that?

As indicated in the subject line I am running two OneNote versions. Currently if I click on an onenote:/// url Onenote 2016 is started. How can I switch that to OneNote 2010?
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MS OneNote on Mac OSX: Is it possible to export entire notebook to PDF?

The MS instructions I found for exporting an entire notebook to a PDF don't seem to apply on the Mac OSX version. Is there a way to do this on Mac OSX?
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Why can't I sign in to OneNote 2016 (64-bit)?

I am trying to get my computer to sign on to 64-bit OneNote 2016 on Win 7. While the popup window shows up fine, when I input my credentials and although I get no error messages, I get another ...
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OneNote 2016 Font Changing

I received a onenote document from a friend who is using the 2016 version of onenote, just like myself. For some reason, he likes the comic sans font whereas I prefer a more traditional font. Anyway, ...
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How to disable or change OneNote 2016 shortcut

I would like to disable ALT+N shortcut in OneNote 2016. [RIGHT ALT] + [n] is special character in polish and I am using it often. I didn't notice this issue in OneNote 2010. Does anyone know ...
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Can't sign into onenote desktop App on Windows 7

I just downloaded latest Onenote desktop app(2016) and installed it, Now when I click sign in a small window opens which asks for my email id and password. After I enter, the window disappears and it ...
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How to Remove OneNote Metro app Windows 10

I'm having issues with a surface-pro-4 and the Touch pen Functionality. When i click the Pen once it opens OneNote Metro app. But i want desktop version to open instead. to resolve this i went into ...
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How to take screenshot into correct version of OneNote?

I have 2 versions of OneNote installed, 2016 and 2013. When I clip screen, in goes to OneNote 2013. This happens even if I call clipping from inside OneNote 2016. How to fix?
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How to scroll Notebooks list at the left to the currently opened page in OneNote?

I have many notebooks and many pages inside them in OneNote. They are always expanded in my work. When I find some page by search, I am unable to locate appropriate section at left. I need to scroll ...
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Moving images and image annotations simultaneously, OneNote 2016

I can insert an image in OneNote, then double click the image to add text on top of it. However, if I later move the image up or down the text I've added stays in one place instead of moving with the ...
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How do you past text and keep the source structure but the destination style

I have to copy text from OneNote to Words and from Word to OneNote. In both program my content is structured with title, subtitle, paragraph,... But if I do a copy/past it will keep the source ...
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markdown feature for Microsoft OneNote 2016

I would like to write my text in OneNote using markdown syntax. I'm looking for an add-in or a piece of code to do the job (I understood later that OneNote does not support VBA like Excel does). ...
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OneNote automatically opens a Quick Note when I start the program

I'm using OneNote 2013 at work to keep track of all my notes. The program is great, but everytime I open the program a new Quick Note is automatically created. How do I stop this? I can delete the ...
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Simulating the Evernote Web clipper with Edge and OneNote

I used to be a heavy Evernote user. I used the Evernote Web clipper to quickly capture and annotate content from web pages. But now, I am forced to use all things MS. I am on Windows 10, and have both ...
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OneNote: Display pdf as book - one page always displayed, click through remaining pages

One of the things that Evernote is able to do that I can’t figure out how to do in ON is import a multipage pdf and have it display like it is a book. For example – the first page of the document is ...
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Disable auto-capitalize in OneNote on El Capitan OSX

I have found how to disable auto-capitalization in other Microsoft Office products, and I found many posts saying how to turn off autocorrect for spelling, but I haven't been able to find how to turn ...
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Onenote crashes Lenovo Power manager which crashes explorer

Everytime that I restart windows on my Thinkpad it resets my default printer to OneNote (part of microsoft's bloatware). The problem is, if I forget to change it back to the actuall printer then when ...
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Is “Send to Onenote” tool included in Windows 10? If not, can i get it for free?

I upgraded to Windows 10 recently and I no longer have the Send to Onenote tool which I loved using for making screen clippings. After doing some searches it is not clear to me if it is indeed ...
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OneNote crashes on Surface Pro 4 and iPad

OneNote works fine on my desktop (Windows 8). But on my old iPad and my new Surface Pro 4 it crashes whenever I try to open my newest files.
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Onenote—I reinstalled Windows and now I can't open my .one files

My computer crashed, so I copied my Documents folder off the drive before wiping everything with a fresh install of Windows. Now, I try to open the .one files (Microsoft OneNote) and the application ...
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Is it possible to embed a OneNote search in a OneNote page?

In OneNote it is easy to add a link to a OneNote page or section. It is also easy to search a OneNote for a word or phrase. Can I embed a link to a OneNote search into a OneNote page?
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OneNote: How to turn off trust center settings?

I use OneNote and have links to other MS Office documents on my local HDD. Every time I click on one of them I get a warning message stating: "Microsoft Office has identified a potential security ...
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Changing default Draw colors for Onenote from Windows App Store

I work daily on the Surface Pro 4 (Windows 10) with the Onenote app from the App Store. Is there a way to change the 4 default colors (Blue, Red, Green, Red) (e.g. substitute Blue for Purple)? I know ...
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export all onenote notebook pages into separate txt files?

Is it any way to export all onenote pages in all sections and notebooks into simple txt files. Each page into separate file? Maybe any script?Onenote offers only export to word or pdf file, if you try ...
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OneNote Can't Resize Columns

I've just now started using Windows 10. Likewise, for the first time I'm using the Windows Store version of OneNote, instead of the older OneNote desktop app. I created a table with the new OneNote, ...
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OneNote crashes on sync completion

Having some trouble on a Surface Pro 3 with OneNote 2013. The program seems to crash immediately upon syncing to Onedrive. The sync is successful, but the program crashes and restarts immediately ...
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How can I make OneNote 2013 send pages via the native Mail app in Windows 10?

I just started using OneNote 2013 (the one that comes with Office) over the native OneNote app in Windows 10 because it feels more desktop-friendly, the native one is like made for tablets with all ...
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Changing OCR parameters in OneNote 2013

If I insert at PDF file (Print to OneNote) and then perform OCR using Japanese as the OCR language, OneNote will insert a Western space between characters. As an example 河合継之助 will in the OCRd text ...
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Windows application to simulate keystrokes that docks to the side of the screen

So I have a Yoga Pro laptop that I can flip the screen around on to make it a tablet. Of course then I don't have access to the keyboard any more. I've been trying to make OneNote work for me with a ...