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Just in case you were starting to panic, OneNote is not going away. At least, not right away. As of Office , OneNote will not be installed by default. If you subscribe to Office , you can still choose to install OneNote But OneNote will no longer receive new features. If you need some of the features that OneNote has that have not yet been added to OneNote for Windows 10, you can still use OneNote Microsoft will continue to provide support, bug fixes, and security updates for OneNote through October for mainstream support and October for extended support.
You create notebooks that have sections like tabs in a three-ring binder. Each section contains pages like the sheets of paper you put between the tabs in the binder. Each page, or note, can contain different types of content like typed text, tables, images, attached files, web links, and even handwritten text and drawings.
Just like when you write on a piece of paper, you can insert content anywhere on a page in OneNote and move the items around. OneNote for Windows 10 works like OneNote when it comes to the basic operations. It’s cross-platform and well integrated into Microsoft Office. Read this guide to become a OneNote pro! Read More covers OneNote Microsoft keeps adding new features to OneNote and migrating features from OneNote to the Windows 10 app.
And the ones listed here are not all of them. Open the note you want to share and click Share in the upper-right corner of the OneNote window. Then, click Send a copy. The Share dialog box shows the Windows 10 apps installed on your PC that are fit to share your note with.
The Microsoft Store shows you a list of available apps you can use to share your note. You can also share your note with people by clicking on a person above the list of apps or clicking More people and selecting a person from your address book.
To draw in a note, open the note you want to draw in. The selected note can contain other content like typed text and images.
On the Draw tab, click the type of pen you want to use, then click Draw with Mouse or Touch. Start drawing in your note using your finger or mouse. You can either type or write your equations.
To use the Math Assistant to solve an equation, click the Draw tab. Then, click the type of pen you want to use and click Draw with Mouse or Touch. With your finger, stylus, or mouse, write your equation in the note. Click the Lasso tool and drag your mouse around the equation. The beginning and end of the lasso automatically connect, so when the connection shows that the selection includes the whole equation, release the mouse button. Click Math on the Draw tab.
To convert your handwritten equation to a typed equation, click Ink to Math on the Math pane. Choose whether you want to solve for an unknown in the equation or graph the equation from the first drop-down list. Drag the box with the solution to the note. You can also show the steps to get to the solution using the second drop-down list. Drag the steps box to the note.
Now you have a complete solution to your equation. Transform Drawings Into Shapes Another cool benefit of the drawing tools in OneNote is the ability to draw shapes and have them turn into shapes automatically. Click the Draw tab and click the type of pen you want to use. With your finger, stylus, or mouse, draw a shape in the note. Make sure you connect the beginning and end of the drawn shape.
The drawing automatically transforms into the shape you drew. To add an annotation to a page and save it to OneNote, open Edge and navigate to the web page you want to annotate.
Click Add Notes on the toolbar in the upper-right corner of the window. Choose whether you want to write on the web page with the Ballpoint pen, highlight text with the Highlighter, or Add a Note. Write on the web page, highlight text on the page, or add a note by clicking on the page and typing your note in the box.
Select a recently used section to save your web note in from the Choose a recent section dropdown list or accept the default section. Then, click Save. A message displays when your note has been successfully saved to OneNote. Click View note to automatically open OneNote and see the new note. A screenshot of the web page and the web note is added to a new note in the selected section.
Pin Pages to the Start Menu for Quick Access If you have some pages you access often, you can pin them to the Start menu for easy and quick access. Go to the page you want to pin, right-click on the page, and select Pin Page to Start. Then, click Yes on the confirmation dialog box. The page is added as a tile on the Start menu.
Click the tile to open the note in OneNote. Relieve your hands and start speaking your notes using Cortana. To speak a note, open Cortana and click the microphone icon on the search box.
Speak what you want to add to your note. Cortana converts what you said to text and displays it. Click on the converted text to open the note in OneNote. The Recent Notes list displays with your spoken note at the top. The notebook and section containing the new note is also shown. You may have to edit your note depending on how well Cortana understood what you said.
Switch to OneNote for Windows 10 Today OneNote for Windows 10 provides many benefits for improving your productivity like drawing and solving equations in notes, transforming your handwriting to text, and speaking your notes instead of typing them.
GamesBeat Summit: The Win32 desktop app will no longer be included in Microsoft Office. Back in February , Microsoft made OneNote for Windows completely free by removing all feature restrictions. OneNote came and went without much fanfare, as Microsoft focused its efforts on the free app, the latest version of which is OneNote for Windows Indeed, Microsoft added many of the top features from OneNote to the Windows 10 version, and also kept many of the updates exclusively for the latter, including intuitive inking, built-in intelligence, and improved accessibility.
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Microsoft plans to support OneNote throughout the lifecycle of Office , which means it’ll get updates and security patches until Oct. OneNote won’t go away, but it won’t receive further bug fixes, and security updates for OneNote for the duration of the Office Microsoft is demoting OneNote and making its OneNote for though, as Microsoft has been focusing on updating the Universal Windows.