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Is it possible for a title of a page to be hidden by default upon creation of a new page in Onenote?

I have Onenote 2016. When I create a new page in Onenote, I want it to be created without a title, so that I don't need to manually hide titles every time. Is this possible in Onenote, either as a ...
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Prevent onenote text edition if written by a particular user

I want to allow other users to add and delete their own text, but I want to prevent that they delete the text written by me. Is such thing possible? Regards
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Desperate - “Immortal” Hyperlink warning for links starting with “onenote:” placed in shortcuts on my Desktop, linking to my own locally stored pages

Bit desperate because I already posted to 2 microsoft official forums with hardly any views... :( Here's my sad story... For optimalisation reasons I generated and copied links to particular OneNote ...
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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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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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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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OneNote 2016 can't login for Notebook sync

I have had problems using OneNote 2016 desktop app for a few days recently. My shared notebooks were not properly synced online, presumably due to me not being logged in. The program has indeed asked ...
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How to erase a word with ink (forward, back, forward) in OneNote 2016?

With OneNote 2010, I can just write a line back and forth and it'll erase the word I wrote (forward, back, forward). But in OneNote 2016 I have to use the eraser. Boo How to enable line erase (...
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How to (is it possible to) paste table fragment in place in OneNote?

I am trying to repeat one row of a table in OneNote. I've copied it then selected destination cells wishing to paste to them, then pasted and got cells nested in some of the destination cells. Is ...
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Open OneNote quick notes automatically on startup?

I use Windows+N to create OneNote Quick Notes on a regular basis, to create little to-do lists or other one-off notes, such that I often have a few open on my desktop. Is there a way to have OneNote ...
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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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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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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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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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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 2016 - Lost Data During Upgrade

I was on vacation for a week. When I returned, I did some kind of upgrade, either to Office 360 or Windows, didn't pay attention because it felt like a regular upgrade. I discovered that my OneNote ...
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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 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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Share OneNote Meeting Notes for Recurring Meetings in Outlook

I want to share meeting notes in a OneNote notebook on a Sharepoint for a recurring meeting. Inserting the onenote link via the "Share Notes" button creates just a single link to a single page that ...
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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 ...
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OneNote freezing when searching

Recently, my OneNote 2016 started to freeze when I searched in one of my notebooks (high CPU usage, not responsive for several minutes while search was underway). The phenomenon started occuring at ...
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How can I do a Search and replace in Microsoft OneNote?

I cannot find the search and replace function in Microsoft OneNote. Ctrl+H does not work. Not existing or hidden? I have OneNote 15, please help me to find out which version this corresponds to to get ...
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How to use Onenote 2016 as an OCR on a PC

*Note I'm using a PC for all this. I am trying to take text out of a screen shot made on my computer and when I've tried the methods suggested by the video and the article listed; I don't get the ...
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Is OneDrive required to be installed if I want to use OneNote 2016 on the same desktop?

Right now, OneDrive starts up with my computer and I aslo use Onenote 2016. Can I uninstall OneDrive with no noticiable effect on OneNote? (I still want to save all notebooks on OneDrive.) I am ...
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Office 2016 applications hang after remote desktop usage

Observed with Excel and OneNote. After watching them via Remmina Remote desktop, their windows become non-responsive and applications hang. How to fix? May be disable animations or any smarteness to ...
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Can I install Office 2016 without installing Onenote 2016?

I need to install office 2016 for work, but I really like OneNote 2013. I don't much like OneNote 2016. Is it possible to install the rest of Office 2016 but not 2013?
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OneNote Screen Clipping behavior with keyboard shortcut

I'm having issues with the Send To OneNote tool with OneNote 2016 and Windows 10. The issue is that when using the keyboard shortcut (Win+Shift+S), it just automatically copies the screenshot to the ...
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How to fix continuous cleanups in OneNote

When I open a new note (Win+N or via the launcher) I get the message We're sorry. OneNote is cleaning up from the last time it was open. Please wait. After a while a new note is opened. This ...
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Adding a custom button to the OneNote ribbon

Is there any way to add a simple custom button to the OneNote 2016 ribbon? All I want to do is have it run an AutoHotKey script. I looked at Onetastic but it does not appear to have a way to run ...
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How can I export all OneNote pages to individual markdown files?

I am moving to Linux and the last hurdle is to get out of OneNote. I'd like to export all of my notebooks so that every page goes to an individual markdown file. I've tried many things—this thread ...
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Microsoft OneNote remove phantom “currently being edited” indicators

After editing a OneNote page from my browser, sometimes I get phantom "currently being edited" indicators that indicate that I'm still editing a page after I close the tab. They look like a green line ...
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Import Word Documents (docx) to OneNote 2013/2016

Is it possible to import word documents (docx) to OneNote without printing every single word document to onenote? The import should create a onenote page for each word document.
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Install OneNote 2016 on Windows 10

I have Windows 10 with OneNote pre-installed, but it's a very lightweight version of the real OneNote 2016. How can I install OneNote 2016? If I go to www.onenote.com to install the full version, it ...
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How to scroll the list of notes in OneNote with mouse wheel on Windows 7?

Typically, when you move the cursor inside a list with a scrollbar, the mouse wheel would scroll that list. In OneNote, however, I can only scroll the note page itself, when the cursor is definitely ...
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How to prevent an Excel spreadsheet inserted into a Onenote page from changing size after each edit?

I have an Excel spreadsheet on a Onenote page, and every time I edit the sheet's cells (without adding or removing cells to change the total dimensions), the Onenote page refreshes it to a roughly 120%...
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Ctrl+1 does not work in OneNote 2016

I'm using OneNote 2016 from Office 365 on my ASUS N552VW laptop. The keyboard shortcut Ctrl+1 to set the To-Do tag does not work on my laptop: I tried the left and right Ctrl keys, tried 1 on the ...
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OneNote 2016 Command-Line Open To a Page

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\ONENOTE.EXE" /hyperlink "https://onedrive.live.com/edit.aspx/Documents/Projects?cid=......" Running the above shortcut should open the page ...
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Added a misspelling to the dictionary in One Note 2016

I've accidentally added a misspelled word to the dictionary in One Note 2016 (Operating System: Windows 10). Where do I go to remove the misspelling from One Note's dictionary?
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Transfer rich text, image clipboard between Windows guest and Linux host?

This question is similar to Transfer image clipboard between host and VirtualBox guest? However, I want to know if there is ANY virtualization solution can do this. Answers to the above question ...
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How to skip OneNote 2016 “Cloud login”

I was using OneNote 2016 without any issues in my previous company laptop. I got a new laptop with windows 7 and office 2013 installed. I have installed OneNote 2016, however, when I click on OneNote ...
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How can I open more than one window in OneNote for Mac

One of the most requested features of OneNote for Mac is that of opening more than one window. E.g. I would like to have one page open on the left side, and another page on the right, or wherever. ...
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Why can't I sign in to OneNote 2016 (64-bit)?

I am trying to get my computer to sign on to 64-bit OneNote 2016 on Win 7. While the popup window shows up fine, when I input my credentials and although I get no error messages, I get another ...
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How to change account in OneNote 2016

When I launch OneNote 2016 (the desktop app for windows 10) it tries to automatically log me into my work account. But since that isn't associated with a OneNote account, it fails to log me in and ...
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How to disable or change OneNote 2016 shortcut

I would like to disable ALT+N shortcut in OneNote 2016. [RIGHT ALT] + [n] is special character in polish and I am using it often. I didn't notice this issue in OneNote 2010. Does anyone know ...
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Win 10 Pro, Surface Pro 4, DISABLE right/left edge swipe tasks

Win 10 Professional. Surface Pro 4. I want to DISABLE, the right/left edge-swipe (technical jargon, unknown to me). I use my OneNote-2016 all the time for taking notes and so I am writing on the ...
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configuring button on touch pro's stylus to open onenote 2016

So I have two versions of OneNote on my Microsoft Surface Pro 4. OneNote 2016 (Desktop app) and OneNote (Trusted Windows Store app). The former was installed when I installed Office 2016 and the ...
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How to scroll Notebooks list at the left to the currently opened page in OneNote?

I have many notebooks and many pages inside them in OneNote. They are always expanded in my work. When I find some page by search, I am unable to locate appropriate section at left. I need to scroll ...
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markdown feature for Microsoft OneNote 2016 [closed]

I would like to write my text in OneNote using markdown syntax. I'm looking for an add-in or a piece of code to do the job (I understood later that OneNote does not support VBA like Excel does). ...