EEMBA Tablet Initiative - Differences between OneNote and OneNote 2016

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General Differences between OneNote (Windows 10) and OneNote 2016.

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OneNote (Windows 10)

OneNote (Windows 10) icon

Features exclusive to OneNote for Windows 10 app include the following:

  • Less issues with importing PDF printout orientation
  • View all your notes sorted by when you last updated them
  • Preview your notes without having to open the page
  • Use Researcher to find relevant quotes, citable sources, and images to start your outline
  • Transform your drawings into shapes automatically
  • See who's working with you in a shared notebook and jump straight to the page they are on
  • Share a single page instead of an entire notebook
  • Replay your handwriting forward and backward to hide and reveal content, to provide step-by-step instructions, or to better understand the flow of others' thouhghts
  • Write or type an equation, and OneNote will help you graph or solve it step-by-step with the Ink Math Assista
  • Use pencil ink to draw or sketch
  • Jazz up your notes and annotations with new ink colors
  • Use your device's camera to capture documents, whiteboards, receipts, and more right in OneNote
  • Maximize your drawing space by hiding the page list and Ribbon
  • Find what you are looking for with TellMe


OneNote 2016

OneNote 2016 icon

Features exclusive to OneNote 2016 include the following:
  • Embed Excel Spreadsheets
  • Convert handwriting to text
  • Highlight what you wrote during audio recording playback
  • Use the equation editor to add complex equations to your notes
  • Categorize notes with custom tags and quickly find them later
  • apply a template to pages to maintain a specific look to your layout
  • Share on your local hard drive instead of in the cloud
  • Right click on pinned OneNote 2016 from task bar to take a screen clipping that sends directly to OneNote 2016

  • Take Screen Clipping


More resources about specific features:


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Keywords:ATW, EEMBA, Surface Tablet, Initiative, tablet, Surface Executive, OneNote, OneNote 2016   Doc ID:75938
Owner:Mary G.Group:Wisconsin School of Business
Created:2017-08-23 08:41 CDTUpdated:2017-08-25 11:19 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Wisconsin School of Business
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