Can OneNote Be Used to Create Print Documents?

August 22, 2016

I recently appeared as a guest on Tech Talk with tech evangelist Alan Perry , a radio show on radio station CFAX 1070, focused on “keeping [listeners] current on the latest technology, and help [them] overcome any tech issues while keeping hackers and scammers at bay.” I was asked by my friend and fellow MVP Joel Read More


What Version of OneNote Am I Using?

August 19, 2016

There are three different versions of Microsoft OneNote that you may be using: OneNote App OneNote 2016 Desktop App OneNote Online #1 – If you are not sure what version of OneNote you are using, check the OneNote icon: OneNote 2016 Desktop App – Free download from Website – here (Remember to click on Windows Read More

What’s New Button in OneNote App (Ink Effects)

July 30, 2016

Another OneNote feature that is only available in the OneNote App is the “What’s New” button. When I lived my entire OneNote experience in OneNote 2016 (and 2013), I was missing out on all the New Features only being released in the OneNote App. Take a look: Click on the hamburger (or pancake stack) icon.   Read More


Convert to Shapes Button in the OneNote App

July 29, 2016

Another OneNote feature that is only available in the OneNote App is the Convert to Shapes button. It that allows you to transform lightly sketched shapes that you draw in OneNote into precision-sharp shapes.   It’s pretty neat, but I rarely use it for business, but it can come in handy for sketching rough wireframes. Read More


The Recent Notes Button in the OneNote App

July 28, 2016

A OneNote feature that is only available in the OneNote App is the “Recent Notes” button. This has to be my hands-down favourite new feature that I wish existed in OneNote 2016 (and 2013). (Although there is a “Back” button in OneNote 2016 (and 2013), it only takes you back through the pages you’ve visited in Read More


Default OneNote Experience – OneNote Desktop versus the OneNote App

July 27, 2016

Now, why would you ever want anything other than the robust, feature-rich desktop version of OneNote 2016 (or 2013)? Off the top of my head, I can think of three key cases for using the OneNote App: Touch-Friendly New Features First Available for Free Touch-Friendly – An optimized touch screen experience. The App version of Read More


Why Microsoft OneNote Will Never Replace Microsoft Word

July 26, 2016

I received an email from a OneNote 2016 user (and lover) yesterday that who reads this blog, and had to get something off their chest about OneNote. They had a functionality request – and wanted to see if anyone else felt the same. While reviewing my email one last time before hitting send, I realized that our exchange had could be Read More


Resizing Images Trick in OneNote

July 25, 2016

You insert a screenshot into OneNote. You select the image to make the anchors around the edge of the image visible. You use your cursor to select one of the corners. Being smart you think ahead and hold down the Shift key on your keyboard before you click with your mouse and move the corner Read More


Set Picture as Background Button in OneNote 2016

July 24, 2016

A feature available in OneNote 2016 that I have never taken the time to explore is the “Set Picture as Background” feature for images. It is not found in the Ribbon. You can find it in the right-click context menu, but only when you select an image. The feature is not just for relieving stress Read More


Using the Meeting Details Button in OneNote to Connect to Outlook Calendar

July 23, 2016

Another often overlooked function in OneNote 2016 (and 2013), is the “Meeting Details” Button which allows you to connect your OneNote Notebook with your Outlook Calendar. This connectivity gives you insight into your calendar from within OneNote and you can pull data out of the calendar and onto the page. Check it out: For starters, Read More

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