OneNote 10 blogposts

Companies are evolving to become increasingly paperless. This is great news, because ecology is a top priority and a reduced (or ideally nonexistent) amount of paper waste contributes to a more environment-friendly workplace. Microsoft OneNote is the perfect tool to help you cut down on paper waste. As the word Note suggests, you can use it to take notes, but you can also integrate OneNote with other applications to link your Outlook meetings or PowerPoint presentations to the tool. In this blog, you’ll find lots of OneNote tips and tricks. Ready for a whole new level of note-taking? 

OneNote tip 10: Find synonyms in OneNote

Tom Ysewyn
22/06/2018

Here it it: the final OneNote tip in this series. Have fun learning! You're taking notes and you suddenly realise you've been using the word "notes" quite often. About time to come up with a synonym. How you do that in OneNote? Easy:...

OneNote tip 9: Password-protect your notes

Tom Ysewyn
26/02/2018

You share your notebook. Great! But, maybe you don't want to share all your information? In that case, go to the page you want to protect and, in the ribbon, select the Review tab and then Password. An additional window appears to the right of your notes, where you select Set Password. Enter your chosen password twice and click Lock All in the window on the right. Your page is locked to anyone who…

OneNote tip 7: Transform your notes into Wiki pages

Tom Ysewyn
06/12/2017

A new month, a new OneNote tip! In our last tip we showed you how to add screenshots to your notes. In the following blog post, we'll focus on working more efficiently. Ready to get inspired? Here we go…Wiki is Hawaiian for fast, quick, agile. Do you want to navigate pages faster than an agile Hawaiian, so you can book your well-earned holiday in Hawaii even quicker? Put the title of the page to w…

OneNote tip 6: Adding screenshots to your notes

Tom Ysewyn
06/11/2017

Taking screenshots while working in any program is easy. Press the Windows + Shift + S keys and your screen content is overlaid by a milky-white filter. Then, use your mouse pointer to draw a frame around the content you want to capture and it's ready. Paste the image into your notes wherever you want. Discover more tips and tricks through one of our OneNote-courses and keep an eye on my blog pag…

OneNote tip 5: Efficient meetings - let the tool do the work for you

Tom Ysewyn
03/10/2017

Surely you don't want to type all the participants' names yourself?Invariably, the start of a meeting is a hectic time for the person taking the notes. This busy stage, in which you are frantically writing down all the details of the meeting, and compiling a list of who is present and who is absent, is reduced to just a few mouse clicks thanks to OneNote. This frantic time of taking down details o…

OneNote tips 3 and 4: OneNote in an Excel way

Tom Ysewyn
19/09/2017

Ready for 2 brand new OneNote tips? Here we go… A spreadsheet with complete Excel functionality? OneNote can do it all!You can create or add an existing spreadsheet to your page by going to Insert in the ribbon and selecting Spreadsheet.From now on, you won't be needing your pocket calculatorDon't need all the Excel functionalities, but want to make a quick calculation? Type the numbers, add "is …

OneNote tip 2: Lifeline for dynamic meetings

Tom Ysewyn
05/09/2017

Here I am as promised with the following OneNote tip on how to become a pro! Did you miss our first tip? Make sure to check out my page to stay up-to-date. Here we go… What if people keep going off on a tangent during the meeting? You'll always have a lifeline to help!It may sound familiar: you're in a meeting, diligently typing notes, when the discussion suddenly moves too fast for you to keep u…

10 OneNote Tips on how to become a pro

Tom Ysewyn
18/08/2017

Once you start taking notes in OneNote, you can leave your old notebook at home when you go to a meeting or a training course. OneNote lets you jot down everything you need to remember at the speed of light. But how fast is your "lightning speed"? Are you ready to switch to the speed of light? Then read our OneNote tips over the next few weeks and impress your colleagues with your digital note-tak…

Combining OneNote and Outlook

Tom Van 't Veld
16/09/2013
OneNote offers some great possibilities during a meeting. In this blogpost I will explain how you can get the best out of combining Outlook and OneNote during a meeting. Let’s start from the following situation: you have a meeting request in your Outlook Calendar detailing what will happen during the meeting. Someone asks you to take notes and share those notes with the other participants afterw…

Template pages in OneNote 2010

Tom Van 't Veld
15/01/2013
OneNote is a program ideally suited for meetings. But since you usually structure your meetings the same way (agenda, to do’s,…) it would be nice to have some kind of template for this.

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