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Un-Sharing OneNote

I had Onenote 2010 syncing to skydrive, but then I chose to "share" my onenote on a drive on my local computer, so that my wife could see it. As a consequence of sharing it, the notebook was no ...
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Is there a way to modify the default size of a new side note in OneNote 2010?

I am a fan of OneNote, but there is one aspect of it that makes it less useful than it could be. When I make a new side note (i.e. by clicking the OneNote icon in the system tray or pressing ...
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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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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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How do I move notes from Microsoft OneNote for Mac to Evernote for Mac?

I had been using Evernote. When Microsoft launched OneNote for Mac, I experimented with it for a few months. I'd like to move back to using Evernote, but I'd like to be able to move the notes I ...
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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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How do I align paragraph text so that it becomes shorter but WIDER?

I am wondering if anyone can help with this issue. If I copy text from a PDF file or a website that has a narrow width margin, those margin settings are preserved when pasted into Word or Onenote. ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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“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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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One Note for Mac Image not Showing

Now that One Note as come out for Mac I was trying it out but already have a problem. All the images I insert do not show (just the outline and a red cross). I've tried with jpgs and pngs. Anyone ...
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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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Is there a way to set a Global Page Template in Microsoft OneNote?

Though this question was asked once in this post, since it wasn't answered, and since there are new versions of OneNote, I'm throwing it out again: What I consider to be an elementary, yet huge, ...
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How can I extract the embedded files store in a OneNote 2010 .one file?

How can I extract files that I have embedded in a OneNote 2010 .one file? If there is no easy way to do that, is there a way to get a list of all of them in the notebook or section so it is easy to ...
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Lost all my notes in OneNote 2013

I have Windows 8 Embedded. After update Windows slowed down and I read the advice to create new user. I did that, computer was logging in metro apps slowly but it seemed everything was fine. After it ...