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Microsoft OneNote

Tap into this outstanding program and get your notes organised and sorted.

Stop emailing yourself great resource links, taking screenshots of online information which sparks your imagination. Store this and more in OneNote for centralised access to your important notes.

How to copy text from a picture into OneNote

How to extract text from a picture in OneNote

One of the hidden gems of using OneNote is the ability to extract text from an image and have it converted into editable text. The process is actually referred to as OCR, or Optical Character Recognition and is a great ...
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How to create a new notebook in OneNote

How to create a new Notebook in OneNote

If you are new to OneNote then you are likely wondering how you can create new notebooks for you to store information. Personally, I have around 15 different notebook files which I use for various different topics and projects and ...
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The Best Keyword Shortcuts for OneNote

The best keyboard shortcuts for OneNote

Regardless of the program you are using, we all want to make sure we are being productive with our time. Using keyboard shortcuts for OneNote is the perfect way to improve productivity in any of the Microsoft Office programs. The ...
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How to access OneNote Online

How to access OneNote Online

Microsoft OneNote provides various different ways you can access your notebook content. There are two desktop app options available: OneNote 2016 and OneNote for Windows 10 each with their own unique features and then there is the option to access ...
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How to use Immersive Reader in OneNote

How to use Immersive Reader in OneNote

Immersive Reader is an amazing tool which uses proven techniques to help users read and comprehend texts regardless of age or reading ability. If you have not yet discovered Immersive Reader in OneNote then you are simply missing out. This ...
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Which version of OneNote do you have

How to tell which version of OneNote you have

As much as I am a dedicated fan of Microsoft products, I feel this is a really confusing area for many. Microsoft has several different versions of OneNote available and being able to tell which version of OneNote you have ...
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Customise the Quick Access Toolbar

Customise the Quick Access Toolbar

At the start of almost every Microsoft course I teach, I discuss the options you have to customise any of the Microsoft Office products. The Quick Access toolbar (QAT) is right up there on my list of favourite ways to ...
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