Tip of the Moment 

Want to dock OneNote 2010 to theDock OneNote 2010 to the side of the screen side of the screen? Click the "Dock" icon on the View tab of the ribbon or on the QAT. Want to move it to a different side of the screen? Just drag and drop!

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OneNoteMicrosoft OneNote is Microsoft's free-form note-taking software.  Need to collect your thoughts, do web research, record a meeting, insert drawings, tables, images or more? OneNote is your tool.

 This site will offer tips, tricks and resources for getting the most out of OneNote.

OneNote 2013

Not your usual preview - this page is going to highlight some of the less-obvious features. Things the other sites might not be mentioning. Read more...

Sharing OneNote Notebooks via SharePoint

A new article highlighting the steps to use SharePoint (including Microsoft Office 365) to share your notebooks with your entire team. Read more...

Using OneNote as a Workshop Planning Tool

Interesting explanation on how one user used OneNote to plan an upcoming event. Read more...

Troubleshooting OneNote Mobile

A new page with tips and tricks for troubleshooting the OneNote Mobile apps on your Android, iPhone or Windows Phone. Read more...

Get More From the Notes You Take Every Day and Everywhere

An interesting article from Stephanie Krieger and Microsoft At Work with tips for taking notes. Read more...

OneNote Update: 5/8/12

Microsoft has released a patch as part of their regular Patch Tuesday schedule that affects the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of OneNote 2010. There are some performance and stability improvements, plus fixes the Tags Summary and SharePoint synchronization issues. Read more...

Jenny Hansen's Top Ten OneNote Tips

Nice article listing some of her favorite features of OneNote. Read more...

Microsoft OneNote in One Hour is now available!

Microsoft OneNote in One HourDon't let the title throw you - you don't have to be a lawyer to find useful tips in this book. Clocking in a bit over 100 pages long this book will help get you started using Outlook to take notes, do research, share information with your entire team and just generally be more productive.

Click here for more information!

BIG NEWS! OneNote for Android has shipped!

Today (2/7/12) Microsoft has released a version of OneNote Mobile for the Android platform!  Read more...

OneNote for Nokia Belle has shipped...

If you know anybody who has a Nokia Belle (and I don't) then you can tell them to rejoice...Microsoft has added the Nokia Belle to the list of mobile devices with their own OneNote Mobile.

OneNote for iPad ships!

Today (12/12/11) Microsoft has released a new version of the OneNote for iPhone app and they've released a version for the iPad. Read more...

Is Your OneNote Mobile Suddenly Missing Sections?

They haven't been deleted - just an update on Windows Live caused the mobile device to lose track of them. Reset Office on your mobile device and it will resync. Note: If you have any files that ONLY exist on the phone this process will wipe those out so be sure to sync or backup those files (maybe e-mail them to yourself) first.  Read more...

Free update for OneNote 2010 improves SkyDrive and sync features

A blog post at Microsoft's Office blog elaborates a bit on OneNote 2010 SP1. Read more...

Are Your Notes a Little Loose?

This tip tells you how you can easily tighten them up and remove excess space on the page. Read More...

Using Templates in OneNote

Interested in using or creating standardized pages that you can use over and over in OneNote? Read here for more...

Frequently Asked Questions - SkyDrive and OneNote

A new article we're just getting started with some questions and answers about SkyDrive and OneNote.  Read More...

OneNote 2010 - Where Bright Ideas Come Together!  

From the TwitterSphere...

"Opening the same OneNote in 2 computers is like "Crossing the Streams" for Live Mesh. I have like 80 copies of the same 4 OneNote pages now"

Yep, that's why you want to use SkyDrive to sync your OneNote notebooks across the "Cloud" instead of Live Mesh (or Dropbox).

Check out our new OneNote FAQ!

Frequently asked questions for OneNote....Read More...

 OneNote for iPhone 1.2 Has Shipped

New features include..ability to e-mail notes directly from the iPhone, easier deleting of notes on the device...and yes, it's still free. Read More...

SkyDrive, OneNote and IE9

Having problems opening your OneNote notebooks from SkyDrive using Internet Explorer 9?  This article may help.  Read more...

Using OneNote Side Notes

Need to quickly jot something down? Windows Key + N will give you the canvas for your notes of art.

Effective Use of Hyperlinks in OneNote

Creating hyperlinks to other notes in OneNote, to files in your system and to useful web content is a powerful way to supercharge your notes. Read more...

Sticking Your OneNote Search

Finding your notes is a fundamental part of having notes. This article helps you have a little better search experience. Read More...

How to Print Just One Page in OneNote

Sometimes OneNote makes it a little tricky to get just the notes you want onto paper. Here's how.  Read More...

Shopping with Microsoft OneNote

A nifty article in which Chris Bryant explains how he uses OneNote to shop for consumer electronics.  Read More...

Inserted Printouts Not Searchable?

A bug in OneNote 2010 sometimes causes documents you print to OneNote to not be OCR'd and indexed for searching. This article explains how to work around that problem. Read More...

8 Essential Microsoft OneNote Tips

From TechRadar UK....Read More...

How Do I Customize Styles in OneNote?

Well, you might not like this answer...

Now You're Cooking With OneNote!

An article on how to use OneNote to manage your recipes and grocery shopping lists.

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Wondering About OneNote 2010's New File Format?

Wonder no more, just read our article about it...See it here...

Do You Symbaloo?

The folks at Symbaloo have put together an interesting mashup of sites relating to Microsoft OneNote 2010.  Check it out...

Question of the Moment

I tried to convert a OneNote 2010 format notebook to 2007 format and now some of my images have been replaced with white pages with red "x"s on them.  What happened!?

OneNote 2010 uses XPS to insert printouts and when you try to downgrade the notebook to 2007 format it has to generate images for those printouts. Occasionally that process apparently fails.  Stay tuned, the OneNote team is looking into it.

Question of the Moment Archive

Article of the Moment

"Easy note-taking while reading presentations" - A blog entry about using OneNote and PowerPoint together by OneNote PM Alex Simmons.

 

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