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For example I am in Notebook B and I look at page 1B then I go to notebook C and look at page 1C. Is there a keyboard shortcut to take me back to page 1B in notebook B? In other words, the previous page I viewed?

No relation but similar example in intellij https://stackoverflow.com/questions/7441541/keyboard-shortcut-for-jump-to-previous-view-location-navigate-back-forward-in

and sublime text https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19996878/how-to-jump-to-previous-and-last-cursor-in-sublime-text-3

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In Windows you can navigate to previously-viewed pages with the keyboard shortcut Alt+Left Arrow.

On MacOS the shortcut is Ctrl++ to move back and Ctrl++ to move forward again.

This works even if you move between Notebooks while navigating. These and other keyboard shortcuts supported by OneNote are documented in this Microsoft Office support article.

  • If anyone else ends up here for a back button keyboard shortcut for OneNote on Mac, this answer inspired me to try some different shortcuts out and I found it. For Mac it is Ctrl+Command+Left Arrow to return to the previous page. Ctrl+Command+Right Arrow goes forward again. – Matt Hulse Jun 25 '19 at 23:45
  • Good info, @Matt. Feel free to edit that into the answer. – I say Reinstate Monica Jun 26 '19 at 1:04
  • @MattHulse doesn't seem to be working – Janac Meena Jul 15 '19 at 19:44
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    @JanacMeena I use this often and just tested again to be sure. It works for me in 'OneNote for Mac' Version 16.26 (19060901) on MacOS Mojave. – Matt Hulse Jul 15 '19 at 23:28
  • My mistake, I had BetterTouchTool running and capturing that keystroke. Thanks again. – Janac Meena Jul 17 '19 at 19:58

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