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Unable to find add-ins in OneNote

I have OneNote installed on Windows 10 and I can’t for the life of me figure out where this add-in I installed is. On the GitHub people recommend trying to run as an administrator, but upon right ...
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OneNote notebooks as a url does not open

I used cut and paste to move my one note notebook from one location to another. Now they are saved as a url and do not open. It throws the following error as in the picture. The file may not exist or ...
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Screen Clipping, The Size of Clipped Area

I am using OneNote in order to take screen clipping. It is so easy and helpful for me. But I am searching for an additional quality such that when I start screen clipping, I want to see the size of ...
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How to take notes that expedite reverse search?

I write a diary entry every day and list what I have learned that day there but I often remember I once writing something related to a certain topic but cannot find that entry by keyword searching in ...
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Setting to open all OneNote windows in “normal view”?

Is it possible to have all OneNote windows open in a particular view mode? For example, I would like to be able to have each window open in Normal View.
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Copying text online, link follows when pasting

Is this a Windows/Chrome feature? How can I disable this? Edit: It's a OneNote feature, see solution below. When I copy text from any site, when pasting it in OneNote the link follows. For example: ...
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OneNote Randomly Closing

Have any of you experienced Microsoft OneNote randomly closing 3-5 seconds after it opens? I've tried uninstall / reinstalling it. I've also tried doing online repair. Finally, I have tried clearing ...
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How to make “enter” unindent bullets in OneNote?

As long as I've ever used onenote it's been like this, but it's possible that it was updated in the background or something. When I click enter like in something like this: it usually deindents to ...
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Microsoft Onenote collapse all sections

When I open a Onenote App on windows 10, 13 sections are opened and remaining sessions are collapsed. I would like all of them to be closed /collapsed except the one I am working on. So only one open ...
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OneNote Desktop App crashing always on startup

In our corporate environment we are deploying Office 365 64bit including OneNote. Since approximately 2 weeks several users complained that they're unable to start the OneNote desktop app. During ...
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OneNote for Windows 10 search returns false positive (Index corrupted? OneNote is not indexing?)

Keep in mind I am talking here about the modern app, not the classic OneNote.exe. My search results return a false positive. I would like to rebuild the index to see if that fixes it. I cannot figure ...
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OneNote for Windows 10: moving a notebook from one account (personal) to another (business)

I have two OneNote for Windows 10 accounts. One appears to be business, the other personal. In the beginning I stored business-related files in my personal account (out of ignorance). Now I want ...
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How can I disable OneNote from starting automatically?

I once tried out OneNote in Windows 10, and I did not really need it. But since then, there is this annoying OneNote icon appearing on the taskbar. Even if I turn it off, it comes back after a reboot. ...
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How to change the mouse cursur of OneNote 2010?

I saw in Onenote 2010 that the pointer is not a dot but a pencil/pen. I tried to check how to change the shape of it but i couldn't. How can I change the cursor?
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OneNote scrolling for blank space

Currently on OneNote, when I reach at the bottom of my screen while I was taking down notes, I go and scroll for more blank space, but I could only go like 20% of the spaces, is there a way to scroll ...
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oneNote app for windows 10

when I want to print/send a document to a specific class notebook, it always sends it to the same folder instead of sending the print to the section I have selected. I am note sure why it does it and ...
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Is it possible to edit and/or remove labels in Microsoft OneNote in bulk?

I would like to find the list of all the labels I have in Microsoft OneNote 2016 right now, and replace it with a list of new ones. Is that possible? I don't mind just deleting the current list in ...
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Copy-paste notepad++ text with formatting, keeping linebreaks

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/3475790/copy-notepad-text-with-formatting Let's say I put the below in Notepad++. If I do the above steps (Nppexport --> Copy all formats to clipboard), then ...
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Absent attendee's showing in my to do list

When I find tags in OneNote 2016 it puts attendance first. I don't want to make people present when they are not. How do I get them not to show up on my to do list or list them last when I find all ...
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Copy formated text from OneNote (Web) to Word 2016

It seems ridiculous, but I am looking for two hours now to find out how to copy formated text (basically tables) from Browser-OneNote to local Word (or anything else). I am working on a Linux system ...
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Move OneNote notebook from OneNote for Windows 10 to a new account?

The new OneNote for Windows 10 requires you sign into an account, and then saves your notebooks on OneDrive rather than locally. Unfortunately I signed in with my university account and am scared of ...
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Text style shortcut (not headings) in OneNote for Windows 10

In OneNote for Windows 10 I would love to use a shortcut to format text as a quote, citation, or code. I can achieve this for headings using ctrl + alt + 1 for an H1, ctrl + alt + 2 for an H2, etc. ...
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Anchor text and objects to OneNote

I teach third grade virtually during this pandemic event. I use OneNote for my class notes. Is there any way to anchor everything so that my students won't continuously delete my content?
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Can I edit (not just open) a PDF attached to a note on OneNote for macOS?

If I attached a PDF to a OneNote for Mac (v16) note, I am able to open it in another application like Preview. I'm not able to edit it in this application, though. All I can do is work with that ...
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How to Create Keyboard Shortcut for Changing Font Color in OneNote for Windows 10 (UWP)?

After doing some research on this topic, I stumbled upon AutoHotKey, and it looked very promising until I discovered that most of what I found was for the OneNote 2016 desktop app, this question in ...
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Where is a Non-Syncing Windows 10 OneNote Notebook Saved?

I had a OneNote Notebook on the Windows 10 Store version of OneNote, which requires the file to be synced up to OneDrive. About 6 months ago, though, my Notebook stopped syncing up to the OneDrive ...
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Is it possible to locally save/load OneNote 2016 notebooks in OneNote for Windows 10?

I've been using Microsoft OneNote 2016 on a new Surface Book 3. I have several large notebooks through that app. I store each in different folders depending on what project they pertain to. However, ...
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Onenote template tag in page name not working from outlook

I have a section in Onenote called INBOX that uses a default template. The template has a checkbox type tag in the page title. When I create a new page in Onenote the tag appears in the title as ...
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Find untagged pages

Is there any way to search for pages in Onenote that do not have a tag on the page. I use pages as a Todo item and the tags are the next action, I want to be able to find any todo with no next action....
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How to remove onenote 2016 all pages tags?

I have hundreds tags and I'd like to remove them bulkly , how can I do in onenote 2016? thanks!!
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How can I transfer multiple tabs from Chrome to a single page in OneNote?

I have different Chrome windows each one with multiple tabs, grouped by topic. Some of them refer to projects which I would like to archive, so that I don't have to use Chrome as archive. How can I ...
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Cannot remove folder that has ^. prefix to folder name from OneNote recent list

I am trying to remove deleted OneNote notebooks from OneNote “selection” and sometimes I cannot do this. I have and use both Windows 10 and Office 365 versions of OneNote. The deletion method I have ...
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Automatic bullet indenting variation in OneNote 2016

I'm using onenote 2016, and I create a lot of bulleted lists, usually by pressing '-' and then 'space', which creates an automatic bulleted list. For some reason though, on some pages the indentation ...
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Where would my emails go if I set an alias?

I have a microsoft account that I have some files on. Now I want to add my other microsoft account that I have some files on that too as an alias to the first account. What will happen to my files? ...
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One Note Windows 10: Type face changing to Heading 1 after I press return

In One Note (Windows 10 version), I am using tables. When I press the return key when I am typing inside of a cell of a table, the typeface changes to Heading 1. However, Normal is still selected in ...
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Type calligraphic letters in Microsoft Office Equation Editor

Is there a command in Microsoft Word or OneNote Equation Editor, analogous to LaTeX \mathcal, which makes a letter calligraphic? I could copy-paste the Unicode script characters from https://en....
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Can you see when something was drawn on Microsoft One-Note

I had to complete assessment on Microsoft One-Note and after it was marked I realised that not all of my work had been saved for marking. Of course, it is very hard to verify that I had completed the ...
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OneNote for Windows 10 won't work - perhaps because of lingering “ghost” installation

For a long time and across many reinstallations of my machine, I've had getting the OneNote windows 10 app to work. Right from the beginning on a fresh Win 10 installation, the app doesn't do ...
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How can i also share my custom OneNote templates in a shared notebook?

I have created a OneNote notebook with custom templates that I'm sharing with external partners. When one of these partners creates a new page in a notebook-section, the custom template is not applied....
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I can't export my notebooks in onenote

I cannot seem to find a simple way to export my notebooks from the windows App (Downloaded from the Microsoft Store, not the Office 360 one). When I read their documentation on the support website, I ...
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disable all auto-corrections, mistyping correction, and spellchecking in all microsoft applications

Microsoft applications have by default a lot of auto-corrections, spellchecking, etc enabled. Those are sometimes difficult to find (as it changes with each versions, and it is sometimes hidden behind ...
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OneDrive Access on Company Network

While on my home or any open network, I am able to connect to my Microsoft OneDrive account through desktop applications like OneNote. However, while in my office and on my company's network, the ...
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How to enter text containing “[[” and “]]” in Microsoft OneNote without it creating and linking to a new page?

I use OneNote to keep track of useful coding resources and templates in R and Python. This is not usually a problem but I am having difficulty typing any code with indices containing double square ...
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Can I pass commands to “Run window” from Windows Command Prompt?

According to this post, Command Prompt takes the following command and will open a "Run window" explorer.exe Shell:::{2559a1f3-21d7-11d4-bdaf-00c04f60b9f0} The "Run window": How to further pass a ...
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Add OneNote page to active Microsoft Teams meeting

In Microsoft Teams, I can add a OneNote page to a chat or team, but I'd like to add one to a meeting so that all participants can view/edit. How do I do this? I would prefer this to a whiteboard as ...
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Multiple clipboard hotkeys within OneNote

In OneNote, I can copy my pen's drawings and repaste it in. When repasted in, the stroke properties are maintained, so I can erase and edit whatever I need. This is very helpful when writing math ...
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Where does OneNote save its contents when the file is not reachable at the moment?

Most of our employees use OneNote with a notebook residing on their network user share. Sometimes, the user share is not reachable, however, OneNote does not seem to have a problem with that: data is ...
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How to edit the URL in hyperlink in mass?

Say I have a text like this: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Notice that all the URLs has this format http://example.com/text_to_change/fixed_text Now I want to edit them to this: Link 1 Link 2 ...
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Users Cannot Edit Onenote Notebook After Moving File

I have moved a Onenote notebook from one server to another. In the new location a user was able to open the notebook but not edit it. I checked the permissions and users only had Read and Open. I ...
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OneNote for Windows 10: How to Hyperlink to Another Note?

I am using OneNote for Windows 10. I know that by pressing Ctrl+K on a word/phrase I can hyperlink it to a URL. However, I want to do something different: I want to hyperlink a word/phrase to ...

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