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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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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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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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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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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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Keyboard shortcut to change font colour on onenote 2013?

Is there a way to change the colour of the font in onenote using a keyboard shortcut? (I want it to turn both highlighted font into a different colour and such that if i start to type it will change ...
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Windows 10 calculator exits on open

So, after my touchpad didn't work after upgrading to the next build of windows (10586.17), I reverted to my previous build 10240. But now a bunch of apps instantly close when trying to open them: ...
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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 ...
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How do I Disable OneNote Upgrade Message?

How do I stop the download new version of onenote from onenote.com message? I will never upgrade from OneNote 2010 to 2013. I want to disable that message permanently. From my searching it appears ...
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Onenote: How to insert Printout at the end of the page (not at the beginning)

It seems that by default, Onenote (2013) ignores the cursor position when inserting a printout amd always inserts the printout at the top of the page. Is there any way to change that? You can ...
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OneNote/Wiki - Keeping track of source for notes, being able to browse by topic or source

I want to be able to work through different sources (books, videos, classroom courses) in whatever order I'd like, taking notes on each on a wide variety of topics. I then want to be able to browse ...
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OneNote won't remember which lists are collapsed

I use lists for many things in OneNote and they get big. But sometimes OneNote does not remember which parts of the lists I collapsed, so it shows them as expanded again next time I open OneNote. Not ...
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Cannot open OneNote

Since I installed Windows 10, I cannot start up OneNote. The app is showing on the screen, but whenever I start it up it asks me to either Upgrade Application or Close Application. When I take the ...
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How to choose where to import files into Microsoft OneNote?

I must have hit something in OneNote because it used to ask which section I wanted the imports in and now all imports go to a Notebook/section that I don't want them in. Any idea how to fix this?
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Avoid dead links in onenote

In Onenote, I can create links to pages or paragraphs. But when I delete target, link will be dead. Is there a way to warn me before deleting ? Or is there a way to see the map of links and target ...
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OneNote 2013: How to change the Codec from Windows Media Audio 9 to 10

I'm trying to improve the audio recordings in OneNote. I need to be able to record lectures in lecture halls without the audio sounding garbled. HELP PLEASE. I think I might be able to start by ...
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OneNote - associate template with shared notebook

I have a shared OneNote notebook which is used by 100 different network users. I would like to have templates for troubleshooting, guides and the like so they can be consistent and intuitive to ...
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Unable to print from Photoshop 12.1 - wants to send printout to onenote

This is the first time I've tried printing from Photoshop 12.1. It wouldn't let me print unless I ran onenote one time. I had no idea what onenote was, so I went to the Adobe website and looked in ...
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How to import a webpage into onenote

I have a set of webpages that were generated by a documentation generation system (doxygen) that I would like to import into the company's OneNote system. The doxygen documentation makes a good ...