Finding Your Information

Being able to find information when you need it is as important as organizing information in the first place. As you assemble information in notebooks, you’ll use the search capabilities in OneNote to find and highlight the notes and other nuggets of information that you’ve compiled.

The search capabilities of OneNote rely on Windows Desktop Search (WDS). This search engine indexes the content of a OneNote notebook automatically in the background. OneNote searches not only the text notes you enter but the text in documents that you’ve inserted as printouts, text in graphics that you include on a page, and the text in pages from Web sites you send to OneNote.

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If you don’t have Windows Desktop Search installed when you ...

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