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Is it possible to change the shortcut for Office format painter from ctrl + shift + v to something else?

I am using Ditto to hotkey Ctrl + Shift + V as paste text only and it works great, however this conflicts with Onenote and paste formatting hotkey. I was wondering if it's possible to change the ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from installing OneNote printer

OneNote printer is a nightmare for me. I removed it from Printers countless of times. It always comes back. Sometimes as a default printer, sometimes as a regular one. How can I get rid of it once and ...
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OneNote displays wrong name for contributor

I shared my own OneNote notebook with another account of mine, lets say bruce.wayne@gmail.com. It uses my actual name both for the email adress and the display name "Bruce Wayne". I created ...
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onenote 16 notbook on network share FQDN vs short name

Using onenote v16 on windows 10 with a shared notebook for work. The notebook is located at \\server\sharename\notebookName\(bunch of *.one files). This share is also accessible at \\server....
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OneNote 2016 cannot get my notebooks after Windows update

I am using Windows 7 and MS Office Professional Plus 2016. Everything works fine until Windows pushed me to update which includes many MS Office updates yesterday. I did and then OneNote stopped ...
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Copy & paste of text from OneNote (for Mac) to OneNote is EXTREMELY SLOW, while copying from outside remains fast

Copy & paste of even small snippets of text from WITHIN OneNote to the same or another page WITHIN OneNote is EXTREMELY SLOW. Oddly, when copying text from OUTSIDE of OneNote, e.g. from Chrome or ...
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OneNote search all behaviour stopped working

Using current version of OneNote (O365?). The way search has always worked since the beginning of OneNote is: ctrl+e focuses in the search box with search scope set to all open notebooks. After ...
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OneNote language settings per text area

OneNote default spelling is not the preferred one, but the Interface one. If my Office interface is in English, but if I write the notes rather in French I have to specify the French for each phrase. ...
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How to create a backup of a single OneNote notebook on a network drive that will also sync?

I have a OneNote notebook in my local Document folder. My employer does not use OneDrive or Sharepoint. I need to keep a copy of this OneNote on a network drive for backup purpose. I will usually use ...
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How to change default app to open file from Office 365 OneDrive?

I use OneDrive Office 365 in the browser and open files via desktop app. I have 2 versions of OneNote desktop app and browser opens file in a wrong version. How do I change default desktop app to open ...
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Querying excel data within OneNote

My team is migrating from Sharepoint to document tickets in OneNote. OneNote allows us to more easily view and document on our work. In Sharepoint, we were able to query issues by things like closed/...
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OneNote notes lost?

Is oneNote 'pro' discontinued? It does not (seem to) come with the office package anymore. I ran the installer several times and it did not install it. Also, the logo does not show up in the list of ...
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How to re-add date and time into OneNote page?

You have an option to delete the date and time on a OneNote page under the title on the native application (not the UWP that comes free with Windows 10) My question now is, how do I re-add it to the ...
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How to fix 'To sync this notebook, sign into OneNote'

The message 'To sync this notebook, sign into OneNote' shows on a yellow bar across the top of my OneNote application. How can I fix this?
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OneNote seems to filling up my diskspace when I leave OneNote open and I don't know why?

I have changed backups to 0 and it still happens. Multiple users are accessing the same notebook. My hard drive will go from 120G free to > 1G free. The way I recover the lost disk space is by ...
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Onenote for windows 10 doesn't have "File" tab

I was trying to change the default file location of onenote notebook. According to this help page, I need to go to file tab to change the setting. However I couldn't find the file tab anywhere as ...
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How to improve the visibility of stylus cursor in OneNote

I record my lectures on a Windows 2in1 using OneNote. And I have the issue of the tiny dot cursor from the stylus which has been brought up elsewhere (as pointed out by music2myear below). The tiny ...
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Bengali font not showing correctly in One Note for Windows 10

Today, for the first time I was trying OneNote for Windows 10. While I was taking notes in English, it was working perfectly. But when I tried to type in Bengali, it became terrible. As you can see ...
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Batch export OneNote attachments

I have been using Microsoft OneNote for many years. I have few slides with numerous pages. Each page include many attachments. Is there a way or tool to batch export the attachments to folders (all ...
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Can't delete "Microsoft OneNote Namespace Extension for Windows Desktop Search" from desktop - automatically gets restored

After installing onenote on Win-10 (latest update), Microsoft OneNote Namespace Extension for Windows Desktop Search icon appears on desktop: And even after deleting, it automatically restores back ...
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MacOS Microsoft OneNote with multiple windows - how to set the name in the Windows menu?

In my workflow, it is often useful for me to simultaneously have multiple notes open, each in a separate OneNote window, so I can easily switch to the note I need to edit or reference. The problem I ...
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How to prevent dark mode from changing OneNote pen color on PDFs?

In OneNote for Office 365, system-wide dark mode generally causes pen colors to change to their 'dark' counterparts, most notably black to white. However, for annotations on embedded PDFs, this is ...
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Incomplete selection in OneNote

When I select text in OneNote, it happens quite often that it looks like a part of the text hasn't been selected, like in this screen shot: As you notice, the text If you select t has no grey ...
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Insert Non-Static Excel Document In OneNote

How do you allow an Excel worksheet to be visualized in OneNote, without making a shallow copy of it. To be clear, I do not want to copy the Excel worksheet into OneNote, like the simple Insert ...
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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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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: 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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