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How to turn off spelling and grammar check in OneNote on Windows 10

For disabling spelling and grammar errors, follow these steps: Go to Review tab → Language → Language preferences in OneNote from the top ribbon. OneNote options window will appear, go to Proofing, ...
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OneNote keyboard shortcut to go to previously viewed page

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 ...
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Possible to disable spell checking in OneNote for a specific page only?

Note that for more recent editions of OneNote (I'm using 2016) you can turn off the spell check markings all together through File->Options->Proofing -> Hide Spelling and grammar errors. This doesn't ...
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Move OneNote file to another OneDrive account

I just did this myself and found Oesten Nelson's answer helpful. However, there are some details that should be added (I can't comment on the other answer since I'm a fresh user). This was done on ...
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How can I export all OneNote pages to individual markdown files?

I did end up finding an export pipeline, but it was a pain. Here are my notes from doing that: workflow: Turn off your network(s) to prevent OneNote from performing a lengthy OneDrive sync after ...
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How can I disable OneNote from starting automatically?

Open Task Manager, Startup Items and disable it there. That should normally work. If not, get Autoruns (Microsoft SysInternals). Download it, install it (easy) and run it. Disable all occurrences of ...
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OneNote search all behaviour stopped working

This seemed to work for me with minimal resulting secondary changes. My OneNote search stopped working after I switched to a new work computer. Fix: Resetting the OneNote Cache If search does not ...
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Downloading a local copy of One Note from Office 365 Online

Just to add that there is a distinction between OneDrive for personal use, and for corporate use. Business accounts do not allow to download notes in any way, none of the posts on this page were able ...
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Downloading a local copy of One Note from Office 365 Online

Open OneNote, then open the OneNote file in the online location. Then click File > Export > Notebook and export the notebook to a local folder. This copy will no longer be in sync with the online ...
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How can I disable OneNote from starting automatically?

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. OneNote is not part of my Startup applications. How can I get rid of ...
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Possible to disable spell checking in OneNote for a specific page only?

Yes, if you install and use the free Onetastic add-in and the "No Spell Check" macro. This answer was originally provided by another user in a related Q&A.
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OneNote is not indexing.

I tried updating the location and rebuilding the index, it took all day, and didn't resolve my issue. I then tried renaming the cache folder and it worked right away. Close OneNote Go to C:\Users\...
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How can I expand or collapse bulleted or numbered lists in OneNote?

if you're using Windows 10, take cursor to 'this is a sub heading' then press the following keyboard combination: "alt" + "shift" + " - " (minus sign next to 0, and not in the keypad if you have)
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How to paste unformatted text only in OneNote 2010?

To past unformated text Contenxt Menu Key+T or alt+h, v, t
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How to search for literal asterisk in OneNote

Sorry - but this is not possible. Stupid, I know - but after much googling, asking on TechNet, testing various character combinations such as: `* "*" '*' * \ * '#* ...and so on (known as character ...
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How can I export all OneNote pages to individual markdown files?

The other answer didn't cut it for me, because my notes are not journal entries, but I found a solution using Microsoft's Graph API. This means you don't even have to run OneNote, it just requires ...
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How do you open a second window in OneNote 2019 / Windows 10?

In the UWP version.. View .. New Window for side-by-side notebooks
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to select the entire current line in Notepad++?

In NPP7.5.1 SCI_LINECOPY is assigned to Shift+Ctrl+X So you can use Shift+Ctrl+X to copy current line to the clipboard
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Downloading a local copy of One Note from Office 365 Online

You said you downloaded from onedrive but there's also an option on onenote online, so, for now, I'll treat it as if you had only tried onedrive but not the other (Microsoft is confusing, am I right?)....
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How to disable hyperlink security notice in OneNote 2016?

I had success following the registry key steps from this guide: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_o365legacy-mso_oapps/office-365onenote-security-notice-settings/a4f9120a-...
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How do you turn off "snap to grid" in OneNote 2016?

You should be able to turn off the Snap to Grid feature this way: Click the Draw tab Click the down arrow in the Shapes section Deselect the Snap to Grid item
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How to reinstall OneNote for Windows 10 without using the Microsoft Store?

You can generate links to the APPX files provided the by the Microsoft Store URL on AdGuard. These download links are directly from Microsoft. OP Update for future readers: Once the .appx or ....
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How to compare two OneNote sections (*.one files)

If you need to compare only 2 OneNote sections from 2 .one files: Open both .one files with OneNote (version >= 2010) Export both sections to the single web page, .mht format Use your favorite text ...
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How to paste unformatted text only in OneNote 2010?

This answer is for version 16 of OneNote. I am posting it here as its one of the top search results for the issue of pasting unformatted text in OneNote. Go to settings then options. Currently at ...
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Draw directly on image or move drawn lines with image in OneNote

This is a pretty sweet way without having to copy paste into other programs. Paste the image into OneNote and mark it up. Use one note Screen Clipping and select the image with the markup on it. Copy ...
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MS OneNote on Mac OSX: Is it possible to export entire notebook to PDF?

It is currently possible to shift-select all the pages you would like to export, Copy them, then Paste them into a Word document or something similar from which you can export to PDF or whatever ...
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How can I do a Search and replace in Microsoft OneNote?

OneNote 15 is OneNote 2013. I believe there is no specific search and replace function in OneNote 2013, but Microsoft has the following suggestion. First, copy the replacement text to the clipboard. ...
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How to enter 4 x 1 matrix in One Note Math Editor?

Matrix 4x1 can be linearly represented with: [\matrix (@@@)] In general matrix m x n can be represented with m-1 @ and n-1 &. EDIT Lots of office equation syntaxes can be found in this article:...
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How can I export all OneNote pages to individual markdown files?

To export your OneNote pages to individual markdown (.md) you should install Joplin and Evernote. As suggested in this link, first you import the notes into Evernote. Then export all the notes into ...
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How to paste table without nesting in MS OneNote?

So a couple of caveats: This will only work in the OneNote desktop app (will not work in O365/webapp). The amount of column cells from source must match the amount of column cells that exist in the ...
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