Alltech IT Solutions Blog

Tip of the Week: 5 Key OneNote Tips

Tip of the Week: 5 Key OneNote Tips

Microsoft OneNote is a program that can help you keep track of your notes, but it’s much more than that. OneNote actually provides several other functions that take it beyond the use of a simple digital scratchpad. Let’s take a look at some of the OneNote features that you may not know about.

Applying Tags

OneNote comes with preconfigured tags that can provide context to your notes. If you press Ctrl+1, you can add a checkbox for a simple to-do list. Other shortcuts can add other tags, like Ctrl+2 adding a star and Ctrl+3 adding a question mark.

You can customize these tags and reassign shortcuts as needed. If you’re using OneNote Desktop 2016, you can do this through the Home tab, where you’ll find the Customize Tabs option. You can add new tags and reorder them so that only the ones most used will appear in the top nine, and you can make them accessible through keyboard shortcuts, too.

Embedding Files

If you want to access a particular file in your notes, OneNote gives you the ability to embed a file, further adding important context to your projects.

Once you have activated the Store attachments in cloud option, any file you attach to a OneNote page from Outlook will also be available in your OneDrive, linked to a live preview. You can find this feature in your Settings and navigating to Options.

Creating Subpages

After you’ve been using OneNote for a while, you might find that your notes are difficult to manage. Subpages can help you create a hierarchy to more easily organize your notes. All you have to do is click and drag a page under another one that you want it associated with. This will turn it into a subpage of the page it’s under.

A/V Capture

OneNote gives you the opportunity to record and incorporate audio and video into your notes. All you have to do is click Insert and select either Audio or Video, depending on the type of media you want to record. Once you’re pleased with what you have captured, you can stop the recording by pressing Stop on the Audio & Video tab.

Content Search

Once you have used OneNote for a while, you will find yourself looking for specific notes that might be buried under months and months of other notes. OneNote has a built-in search feature that lets you scan your notebooks for specific words or phrases, giving you the power to find anything you need when you need it.

What are some other OneNote tips and tricks you’d like to share? Sound off in the comments.

Mobile Malware is on the Rise
Understanding the Dangers of a Man-in-the-Middle A...


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Tuesday, June 25 2019

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

BDR Compliance Wireless Email Apple Hacker Twitter Access Control Productivity Vulnerability Tech Term Millennials Files Laptop Data Protection Excel Staff Productivity Printer Apps Mobile Devices Alert Managed Service Value Electronic Health Records Profitability Voice over Internet Protocol E-Commerce Security Credit Cards Telephony Telecommuting Work/Life Balance Inventory Password Big Data Cybersecurity Unified Communications Smart Technology Data loss VoIp Document Management Remote Control Travel Medical IT Online Shopping Data Scalability Best Practices Botnet Office 365 Small Business DDoS Network Data Management Worker G Suite PowerPoint Tech Support SSD Upgrade Time Management Processors Multi-Factor Security Passwords Data Security Chrome Windows 10 Patch Management Error Business Computing Downloads Data Recovery Communications Solid State Drive WannaCry Hackers Cabling Employee-Employer Relationship Authentication Spotify Synergy Outsourced IT Emergency Website Automobile How To Windows XP Users Eliminating Downtime VPN Yahoo Workers Entertainment HIPAA Hacking Vulnerabilities Microsoft Teams Maintenance User Tip Television Malware Avoiding Downtime Authorization Company Culture Plug-In Certification HaaS Cloud Smartphone Shortcut OneNote Staffing Browser App Remote Computing Human Resources Virtual Assistant Employer Employee Relationship File Sharing Managed IT Wireless Internet Email Management Holiday Gaming Console Taskbar RAM Cleaning Wi-Fi IaaS Save Money Spam Blocking Technology Printer Server Telephone Systems User Security Tactics Analysis Business Continuity Law Enforcement User Tips Voice over IP Websites Internet Explorer Windows Server 2008 R2 CrashOverride Amazon A.I. Comparison iPhone Regulation Hiring/Firing Database Microsoft Managed IT Services Business Management Autocorrect Chrome OS Politics Ransomware Physical Security Mobility Machine Learning Freedom of Information Quick Tips Blockchain Printing Data Breach Artificial Intelligence Settings Streaming Media Business Technology Mobile Security Telecommute Business Copy IT Services Hybrid Cloud Cortana Paste Government Webcam Mobile Device Management Telephone System HP The Internet of Things e-waste Internet of Things Antivirus Reporting Miscellaneous Virtualization Data Backup Live Streaming Office Hard Drive Workplace Tips Paper Virus Congratulations Dongle IT budget Bring Your Own Device Alerts instant Messaging Payment Emoji Biometrics Vendor Management Scam Tablet Content Filtering Tip of the Week Server Management Tech Terms Cybercrime IT Support Managing Stress Education Windows 7 Social Media Hosted Solution Phone System Thank You Smartphones Phishing Windows Paperless Office Edge Outlook Video Knowledge Scheduling GDPR Business Intelligence Spyware Dark Data Gadgets Spam Instagram SaaS News Hard Disk Drive Networking Budget Training Samsung Dark Web Touchscreen Trends Automation Hardware Security Cameras Hard Drives Operating System Cables Wearables Unified Threat Management WhatsApp Google Sales Efficiency Managed Service Provider Money Threat Microsoft Office 365 Movies Backup and Disaster Recovery Licensing Net Neutrality Remote Monitoring Current Events Sports Marketing Collaboration Google Maps Managed IT Service Update Updates Wireless Charging Cloud Computing Internet Conferencing National Security Backup Troubleshooting Saving Money Computer Care Applications Printers Connectivity WiFi eCommerce VoIP Hosted Solutions Managed IT Services IT Support Privacy Access Facebook BYOD Computers Gadget Search Network Security Specifications Information Technology Customer Service eWaste Google Drive Video Games Lead Generation Proactive IT Ink Router Windows 10 Innovation Microsoft Office Digital IT Management Word disposal Help Desk Communication Tip of the week Remote Monitoring and Management Personal Information Information Recovery Environment Two-factor Authentication Safety Server Healthcare Mobile Device Cryptocurrency Disaster Recovery Battery Analytics Encryption Employer-Employee Relationship Network Attached Storage Technology Tips Software Storage Employees Remote Support Office Tips Leadership Retail Android Bandwidth Health Cost Management Computer Gmail