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OneNote is a free-form information gathering tool.

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How can I simultaneously delete all sections, in OneNote?

The screenshot beneath shows only an option to delete each section, which is too unproductive.
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OneNote: Android app to sync in background every X hours? [migrated]

is the regular background sync (i.e. every X hours) not yet implemented in the Android app of OneNote? I'm feeling when I'm changing the OneNote notes in my browser, than after a few days (enough ...
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OneNote: Deleting the historie of page-versions

I'm using the free OneNote directly within the Browser to edit the default notebook which is freely provided on OneDrive. Is it possible to somehow delete ALL old changes / page-versions, so that ...
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OneNote for Mac: Shortcut to switch between pages in a section not working

According to https://support.office.com/en-us/article/keyboard-shortcuts-in-onenote-for-mac-20fa1619-0f1c-4f83-a3cc-41e12b366f2f (see section "Navigate within a notebook"), it is possible to switch ...
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How to reset tags to default in OneNote 2016 (Office 365)

Not sure how my tags got customized, maybe from some template that got loaded to our machines or some notebook with explicit custom tags, but I somehow lost the defaults which I actually prefer. I ...
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Is there a way to get the OneNote for Windows 10 search results in the Windows 10 start menu?

Microsoft has deprecated the OneNote desktop app in favor of OneNote for Windows 10. I'd love to tap the Win key and search through my files and OneNote notes. Is there a way to index the OneNote ...
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Limit to Number of attached files in OneNote

I know there is a default cache size for attachments, but is there a limit to the NUMBER of file attachments you can put in a OneNote notebook? I'm looking for case examples from heavy OneNote ...
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How to prevent text copied from OneNote to be pasted as an image

When copying text from OneNote, it is also made available in the clipboard as an image. (Content is saved in the windows clipboard in various different format types) Some applications use the image ...
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Onenote - Link to Sharepoint sync folder [closed]

Background: We use sharepoint in the office, recently we have started using the sync function that adds sharepoint folders as OneDrive drives. I want to create a directory of folder and files that ...
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How to expand all sections at once in OneNote's document?

I got a .one document containing a lot of sections and subsections. I want to convert this document to .pdf or other commonly supported file that I could view on my mobile phone. Unfortunately, ...
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Get Rid of Green Background in OneNote

I pasted a recipe from the internet to OneNote and now it has a green background color. Clicking No Color under Page Color does not work. Removing all formatting doesn't work. Please Help. Thanks.
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Windows 10 with Pen Ctrl or Ctrl + Win Tooltip stuck

I'm using OneNote during the meeting and am a bit frustrated with this strange behavior of my tablet: When I place my palm on the screen to start writing, there is a 30-40 % chance that the pen ...
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How to find out which notes take up the most space in a section?

I'm using OneNote 2016 (the big desktop version, not lightweight UWP variant) and I've noticed that some notebooks take a while to sync, and I wanted to speed it up. Turns out, notebooks consist of ...
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Disable Draw Mode in OneNote when using the pencil

Is is possible to disable the "Draw mode" in OneNote? I recently bought a Surface Go together with the Microsoft Pencil. I'm a heavy user of OneNote, but I don't need to make drawings the pencil. I ...
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How can I make OneNote 2016 for Mac to not use SkyDrive or OneDrive? And use something else instead

OneNote 2016 for Mac can't be used offline -- without syncing data to MS cloud. This sucks, I want it to save data only locally. But if this can't be changed, I want to, at least, it to sync data to ...
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How to recover the “Open Notebook.onetoc2” file?

This file probably instantiates all OneNote sections of a notebook. In case this file is lost, the sections become stand-alone and cannot be opened as a notebook. How can the "Open Notebook.onetoc2" ...
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OneNote copying image in and saving again increases the file size

So, I often take photos of my notes and upload to onenote via camera. I take great pains to make sure the file size is small so that I can keep using this for a long time. I then download the image ...
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How do you turn off "snap to grid in OneNote 2016?

I want to exactly position some items in OneNote but things keep snapping to an invisible grid. How do I turn this behavior off?
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How to turn off proofing in a particular style in OneNote

I use OneNote to keep lots of snippets of things like C# or Javascript code, and also lists of things like filenames. I put them in the Code style, however, I get red wiggly underlines all over the ...
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OneNote UWP Sync doesnt work when application closed

It appears like as soon as I close the OneNote app, it stops syncing. But as the files are located in OneDrive, why can't it just keep syncing? Is there a way to make it sync without having to open it ...
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Getting to my real One Note files

Forever and a day I have had a "Microsoft account" in my own email address, which is in a domain I own (so not gmail, Hotmail, or whatnot.) A few years ago, we replaced our on-prem Exchange server ...
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How do I restrict people from editing certain sections?

I’m wondering how to restrict people from editing certain sections while sharing a notebook. I know how to stop people from editing entirely, but I want to stop people from editing certain sections or ...
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Send To OneNote: How to change the default page title auto-generation

From Outlook, when I select an email and click the "Send to OneNote" icon, I get a pop-up that give me the option of which section to send this email to. That's fine. But when I send, the default ...
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How do you Save a webpage to MS OneNote using DuckDuckGo

I am not overly computer literate so here goes ... How do I save a webpage to OneNote when I am using DuckDuckGo? In Chrome there is an option to do it under the "Share" icon that is to the right of ...
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Whenever I switch languages OneNote/Windows mail loses focus

The Alt+Shift combination in Windows 10 is set up to switch between languages. Whenever I press it in OneNote, the ribbon menu opens and the note I'm typing loses focus. I have to press Esc to return ...
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Onenote management of links/reference to pdfs

I'm using Onenote as a personal Wiki tool to make summaries and combine information. I would like to be able to link to papers and books I have in PDF form. It would be really great if I could link ...
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is it possible to change immersive reader’s text-to-speech maximum reading speed?

Okay, so I know you can do this on a Mac, but I'd like to change the default maximum that immersive reader can speak. Is there a way to do this? FWIW, immersive reader is a windows text to speech ...
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How to change file attachment icon in onenote

When I attach a file, the file icon is square and takes up a lot of real-estate on a onenote document. It takes up about 5 vertical lines of text, and does not allow any text to the left or right of ...
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OneNote / OneNote2016 syncing issues

I have 2 computers, 1 tablet, and 1 Samsung Galaxy S7 Phone. I have Windows 10 on the computers and tablet, Office 365 on all 3. I have OneNote on one computer, tablet, and phone; OneNote 2016 is on ...
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Changing Microsoft Outlook Default OneNote Application

Issue: Clicking OneNote Ribbon item in Outlook uses OneNote 2016 Desktop Application. Desired Outcome: I want it to send to Window's 10 OneNote and populate those notebooks/sections. For arbitrary ...
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OneNote invalidates page links when page is moved to a different section

OneNote invalidates page links when page is moved to a different section. Eg. If I create note1 in section1, get a link for note1, and then move note1 to section2, then the link to note1 is no ...
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How to recover very recent notes after changing “cache file location” and “Backup folder” in OneNote?

I had some notes in OneNote which had not been synced yet. I changed "cache file location path" and "Backup folder" and after restarting OneNote, All of them were lost!! I need help. Thanks
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How to paste table without nesting in MS OneNote?

If I select and copy part of the table and then select another part of the same size, then I get nested table How to avoid this? I want cells to paste 1:1!
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Stop online Office apps from replacing lowercase single-letter word “i” with “I”

What happens? In Scandinavian languages such as Norwegian, just the letter "i" as a word means "in" or "inside". When I type this word into an online Office app, it gets replaced with the uppercase ...
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Why do greek characters in math mode sometimes look tilted in OneNote 2016?

I noticed that MS OneNote 2016 displays greek characters differently, but I'm not sure when. Above, the otherwise case is written as \delta(\vartheta_k - \vartheta _(k+1)). Why is one of the two ...
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OneNote page pushed to the top left and the font becomes really small

I did something to a page in my OneNote 2013 desktop application, and then I found out later that it made the page looks really small in OneNote Android app: Looks like the text box is pushed to the ...
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Onenote share a page feature stopped working in onenote app version

I store my onenote notebooks in a folder on onedrive. I make extensive use of the Share a page feature in onenote. Share a page works by clicking on the share button in the upper right, setting the ...
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Accidentally deleted a section on One-note, how can I get it back?

So I did this assignment on one-note three weeks ago and accidentally erased it today. I looked through backed up files but it was not there. What do I do?
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OneNote online - Navigation options disabled

I've been using Onenote and have a couple of notebooks synced across devices. Onenote works fine on my local devices PC, tablet etc. However when using Chrome it opens a page and you cannot browse to ...
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How to disable hyperlink security notice in OneNote 2016?

Every time I open a link to a local file in OneNote 2016, I get this annoying popup: There used to be a setting in the Trust Center to disable this, but it no longer exists in Office 2016 I also ...
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How can I get a Onenote conflict when only editing a page on a single device?

I started making a new note in OneNote on my phone. It was not open on any other device. Mid-way through, I suddenly got a "conflict warning, please review on the main Onenote web view" sort of ...
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How to set Page Width as default in OneNote 2016?

I want this button to be auto-clicked every time a page is loaded: I find no option in the Display setting: How can I do that? Word can do that.
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How to open an image outside of onenote?

In Evernote it is possible to open an image with another program outside of Evernote. Is it possible to do the same action in Onenote?
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How to copy formatted text from OneNote to other programs?

The only way to not be pasted as image is to copy it as plain text. But I have an article with a lot of simple formatting (bold, italic, underline, table, indent) in various locations and would like ...
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How can I filter a table in OneNote?

I am moving my Excel table on my current projects to OneNote due to the shared access capabilities. I have migrated all of my data from Excel to OneNote. The only problem with OneNote is that there is ...
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OneNote “Waiting for update”

One of my OneNote notebooks keeps saying Waiting for update, while all the others work fine. This problematic one is indeed the notebook with the largest content. Can I ask how to remove this error ...
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Location of OneNote notebooks (not-synced)

I have four notebooks on OneDrive that I use with OneNote 2016. I disabled automatic syncing. When I encountered an error and couldn't boot W10, I created a backup of the entire drive and chose to ...
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How to copy code from Visual Studio Code to OneNote with indentation?

OneNote does not have code highlight function, but when i paste code form VS Code, code's highlight can be retained without indentation. I wonder is there any way to copy code to OneNote with ...
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In OneNote, Export Table of Contents When Save As PDF

We are currently using OneNote 2010 (but could upgrade if necessary). My manager wants a limited amount of authors for the OneNote file, then to Save As a PDF and put the PDF out there as a canonical ...
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How to see the size of a OneNote notebook?

I have quite a few OneNote notebooks on my computer that are stored in the cloud, but also have backups locally on my hard drive. I estimate their sizes to be about 500 - 800 Mb. The thing I am ...