Chapter 4

Noting OneNote

In This Chapter

arrow Built as a truly tablet app

arrow Starting with OneNote, whether you have a pen or not

arrow Managing Notebooks

arrow Tweaking for fun and profit

If you haven’t used OneNote, you’ve missed out on Microsoft’s premier example of a cloud-first, mobile-first application. OneNote started as a piece of Office. It’s grown though, so now — particularly in Windows 10 — it’s part of Windows itself. It’s arguably the most advanced Windows Universal app, although Microsoft Edge is catching up fast.

remember OneNote isn’t Windows-only. Far from it. From the earliest days, it has been available on iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, and other mobile devices. Working with OneDrive (see Book VI, Chapter 2), you can use OneNote to talk to yourself — pass all sorts of things around to your computer(s), your tablet(s), your phone(s) — and the OneNote interface makes working with those things surprisingly easy.

To understand OneNote, it helps to understand how it started and grew. ...

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