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  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-417640-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-417640-6

If you’re currently a OneNote user or thinking about upgrading to the latest version, My OneNote 2016 is your must-have companion. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through the various tasks for building your own digital notebooks and filling them with notes, ideas, resources, artwork, lists, and more. If you’re ready to organize your note-taking projects, then My OneNote 2016 is ready to help.
In addition, this book is part of Que’s Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of OneNote 2016, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection.
My OneNote 2016 is an easy, full-color tutorial on the latest personal information management program from Microsoft, which covers the following topics:

  • Start fast with OneNote on your computer, laptop, or smartphone
  • Customize OneNote to your personal note-taking style
  • Create, manage, and edit notebooks
  • Organize notes into sections, pages, and subpages
  • Quickly add and create content, including audio and video clips and photos
  • Search, tag, and index your notes so you can find anything fast
  • Share notes and notebooks with colleagues--even in real time
  • Build outlines, tables, and spreadsheets in your note pages
  • Draw pictures and handwrite text--or even equations
  • Research and clip web content into your notebooks
  • Add links to files, web pages, and other notebooks
  • Store notebooks in the cloud and access them anywhere
  • Synchronize notebooks you’ve shared
  • Open notebooks using the OneNote Online web app
Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.
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Table of Contents

Prologue: What Is OneNote?      3
Introducing OneNote     4
What Can I Do with OneNote?      5
Exploring OneNote Features     7
Comparing OneNotes     8
Chapter 1: Getting Started with OneNote     13
Opening and Closing OneNote     14
Open OneNote in Windows 8.1     15
Open OneNote in Windows 10     16
Close OneNote     17
Navigating the OneNote Workspace     18
Use the Default Notebook     19
Minimize or Maximize the Window     20
Working with the Ribbon     21
Use the Ribbon     22
Pin the Ribbon     23
Working with Toolbars and Shortcut Menus     23
Use the Quick Access Toolbar     25
Use Mini Toolbars     26
Use Context Menus     27
Changing Screen Views     27
Zoom In or Out     28
Switch View Modes     29
Dock OneNote to the Desktop     30
Finding Help with OneNote Issues and Topics     31
Open Help     32
Chapter 2: Working with Notebooks     35
Exploring Notebooks     36
Creating New Notebooks     38
Create a New Notebook     40
Assign a Notebook Color     41
Opening and Closing Notebooks     42
Close Notebooks     42
Close Notebooks with the Shortcut Menu     43
Open a Notebook     44
Deleting Notebooks     45
Delete a Notebook from Your Computer     46
Delete a Notebook from OneDrive     47
Chapter 3: Working with Sections, Pages, and Subpages     51
Storing Notes with Sections, Pages, and Subpages     52
Working with Sections     54
Add a Section     54
Rename a Section     55
Assign a Tab Color     55
Move a Section     56
Delete a Section     57
Empty the Notebook Recycle Bin     58
Grouping Sections     59
Move a Section to a Group     60
Merge a Section     61
Assign a Password to a Section     62
Working with Pages and Subpages     64
Add a Page     65
Change the Page Name     65
Move a Page     66
Delete a Page     67
Copy a Page     68
Make a Subpage     68
Promote and Demote Subpages     69
Expand and Collapse Subpages     70
Using Page Templates     71
Add a Page Based on a Template     72
Create Your Own Template     74
Change the Page Color     75
Chapter 4: Taking Notes     77
Exploring Various Ways to Take Notes     78
Typing Notes     82
Type a Note     83
Apply Basic Formatting     84
Apply Bullets and Numbers     86
Change Text Alignment     87
Indent Text     88
Change the Font Color     89
Apply a Style     90
Remove All Formatting     91
Handwriting Notes     92
Add a Handwritten Note     93
Erase Your Writing     94
Select Handwritten Text      95
Convert a Handwritten Note into Text     96
Adding Pictures     97
Insert a Picture     98
Add a Picture from OneDrive     99
Add a Picture with Bing Search     100
Add a Picture from Facebook     101
Insert Screen Clippings     104
Arranging Notes     105
Move a Note     106
Resize a Note     107
Cut, Copy, and Paste a Note     108
Add Space Between Notes     109
Delete a Note     112
Chapter 5: Using Note Features     115
Inserting Date and Time Stamps     116
Add a Date and Time Stamp     116
Calculating with OneNote     118
Type a Mathematical Expression     119
Add a Symbol     120
Turn a Handwritten Equation into Math     121
Use Built-In Equations     122
Turning Files into Notes     123
Add a File as Notes     124
Embed a File     125
Clipping Web Content with OneNote Clipper     126
Add the OneNote Clipper Tool     127
Capture Content with OneNote Clipper      128
Adding Quick Notes     129
Add a Quick Note     131
Pin a Quick Note     132
Review Quick Notes     133
Turning Notes into Outlook Tasks     134
Turn a Note into an Outlook Task     135
Chapter 6: Taking Audio and Video Notes     139
Recording Audio and Video Notes     140
Record Audio     142
Record Video     144
Working with Audio and Video Clips     146
Use Playback Controls     147
Play Linked Notes     148
Rename a Clip     149
Delete a Clip     150
Open a Clip in Another App     151
Embed a Clip     152
Find Audio and Video Settings     154
Chapter 7: Drawing Notes     157
Drawing Freeform Notes     157
Draw a Freeform Note     159
Change the Pen Color and Thickness     161
Drawing Shapes and Lines     162
Draw a Shape     163
Draw a Line     164
Working with Drawings     165
Select Lines and Shapes with a Selection Box     165
Select Lines and Shapes with a Lasso     166
Select Individual Lines and Shapes     167
Use the Eraser Tool     167
Delete Drawings     169
Move Drawings     170
Resize Your Drawings     171
Rotate Drawings     172
Layer Lines and Shapes     173
Chapter 8: Working with Tables and Spreadsheets     177
Using Tables     177
Create a Table     179
Enter Data into a Table     179
Select Rows and Columns     180
Change Text Alignment     182
Sort Table Data     182
Insert a Row     183
Insert a Column     183
Delete Rows and Columns     184
Hide Table Borders     185
Add Cell Shading     185
Convert a Table to a Spreadsheet     186
Working with Excel Spreadsheets     187
Insert a New Spreadsheet     188
Insert an Existing Spreadsheet     189
Edit a Spreadsheet     191
Format a Spreadsheet     191
Create a Formula     192
Use Functions     194
Create a Chart     196
Chapter 9: Working with Links     199
Linking Within OneNote     200
Link to a Page or Section     201
Link to a Specific Paragraph     202
Linking to Files and Email Addresses     204
Link to a File on Your Computer     204
Link to an Email Address     205
Linking to Content on the Web     206
Manually Link to a Web Page     206
Link from Existing Text     207
Copy and Paste Linked Web Content     207
Managing Links     208
Edit a Link     208
Remove a Link     209
Delete a Link and Link Text     209
Taking Linked Notes     210
Use Linked Notes with Microsoft Word or Microsoft PowerPoint     210
Use Linked Notes with Internet Explorer     212
Chapter 10: Tagging and Searching Notes     219
Tagging Notes     220
Assign a Tag     223
Make a Checklist with the To Do Tag     224
Delete a Tag     226
Modify a Tag     226
Create a Custom Tag     228
Find Tags     230
Create a Summary Page     232
Searching Through Notes     233
Search Through All Notebooks     233
Narrow the Search Scope     235
Search through Audio and Video Clips     236
Chapter 11: Researching and Reviewing with OneNote     241
Using the Spell Checking Tools     242
Check Spelling     244
Turn Off Automatic Spell Checking     246
Add Your Own Typos to AutoCorrect     247
Using the Thesaurus     248
Look Up a Synonym     249
Using the Research Task Pane     250
Open the Research Task Pane     251
Change Search Services     253
Translating Text     254
Translate Selected Text     255
Use the Mini Translator     258
Chapter 12: Distributing and Sharing Notes     261
Printing Notes     261
Print Sections of a Notebook     262
Exporting Notes     263
Export to a Different File Format     264
Emailing Notes     265
Email a Page     265
Email a Notebook as an Attachment     266
Email a PDF File as an Attachment     267
Sharing Notebooks     268
Share a Notebook with Others     268
Share a Link to a Notebook     270
Access a Shared Notebook     272
View Changes by Other Users     273
View Most Recent Edits     274
View Edits by User     274
Work with Page Versions     275
Synchronize Notebooks     276
Change Sharing Options     277
Chapter 13: Customizing OneNote     281
Finding Customizing Options     281
Customize the Default Note Font     282
Customize Backups     283
Changing the Page Setup     284
Hide the Page Title     284
Display Rule Lines     286
Change the Paper Size     288
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar      289
Add Your Favorite Command     289
Updating the OneNote Program     291
Update OneNote     291
Chapter 14: Taking OneNote Online     295
Using OneDrive with OneNote     295
Sign In to OneDrive with Your Browser     300
View OneDrive Folders and Files     301
Open a OneDrive Notebook in OneNote 2016     303
Relocate an Online Notebook from OneDrive to Your Computer     304
Manually Sync a Notebook     306
Share a OneDrive Notebook     307
Create a New OneDrive Folder     308
Move Files Between Folders     309
Sign Out of OneDrive     310
Using the OneDrive Desktop App     310
Open the OneDrive Desktop App     311
View Folders and Files in the OneDrive Desktop App     312
Open a OneDrive Notebook from the OneDrive Desktop App     313
Using the OneNote Online Web App     314
Sign In to the OneNote Online App     314
View the OneNote Online Window     315
Open a Notebook in the Desktop Program Window     317
Open a New Notebook     318
Index     321


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