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Microsoft OneNote 2013 Plain & Simple

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Get the full-color, visual guide that makes learning Microsoft OneNote 2013 plain and simple! Follow the book’s easy steps and screenshots and clear, concise language to learn the simplest ways to organize information and manage your work and personal lives.

Here’s WHAT you’ll learn:

  • Take notes, organize, and share them

  • Bookmark and tag notes for easier searching

  • Add pictures, drawings, and spreadsheets

  • Handwrite notes and convert them to text

  • Record audio and video notes

  • Access notes from the web or mobile device

  • Here’s HOW you’ll learn it:

  • Jump in wherever you need answers

  • Follow easy STEPS and SCREENSHOTS to see exactly what to do

  • Get handy TIPS for new techniques and shortcuts

  • Use TRY THIS! Exercises to apply what you learn right away

  • Table of Contents

    1. Dedication
    2. Special Upgrade Offer
    3. Acknowledgments
    4. 1. About this book
      1. What’s new in OneNote 2013
        1. Starting OneNote in Windows 8
        2. Starting OneNote in Windows 7
    5. 2. Getting started with OneNote 2013
      1. Creating a notebook
        1. Create a notebook
      2. Renaming a notebook
        1. Rename a notebook
      3. Opening a notebook
        1. Open a notebook on SkyDrive
        2. Open a notebook on your computer or on SharePoint
      4. Closing a notebook
        1. Close a notebook
      5. Collapsing and expanding sections listed in the Notebooks pane
        1. Collapse and expand sections
      6. Navigating in OneNote
        1. Navigate in OneNote
      7. Converting OneNote 2007 notebooks to 2010–2013 and back again
        1. Convert a OneNote 2007 notebook to 2010-2013
        2. Convert a OneNote 2010–2013 notebook to 2007
    6. 3. Storing your notes
      1. Creating sections
        1. Create a section
      2. Creating section groups
        1. Create a section group
      3. Creating pages
        1. Create a page
        2. Create a page from a template
      4. Creating and managing templates
        1. Create a page template
        2. Choose the default page template for section pages
      5. Creating page groups
        1. Create a page group
      6. Expanding or collapsing pages in a group
        1. Expand and collapse pages in a group
      7. Revisiting and restoring a different version of a page
        1. Revisit and restore a page version
        2. Delete page versions
      8. Password-protecting a section
        1. Password-protect a section
        2. Open a password-protected section
      9. Removing a password from a section
        1. Remove a password from a section
    7. 4. Writing basic notes
      1. Writing a note with the keyboard
        1. Write a note
      2. Changing alignment and spacing in a note
        1. Change alignment and spacing in a note
      3. Moving notes
        1. Move notes
      4. Deleting notes
        1. Delete a note
        2. Delete multiple notes
      5. Entering symbols and unusual characters
        1. Enter a symbol or unusual character
      6. Selecting text
        1. Select text
      7. Copying and moving text
        1. Copy text
        2. Move text
      8. Formatting text
        1. Format text
      9. Applying styles to text
        1. Apply styles to text
      10. Creating numbered and bulleted lists
        1. Create a numbered list
        2. Create a bulleted list
    8. 5. Taking notes to another level
      1. Writing quick notes
        1. Write a quick note
        2. Format a quick note
      2. Reading, moving, and deleting quick notes
        1. Read, move, and delete quick notes
      3. Handwriting notes and converting them to text
        1. Handwrite a note
        2. Convert a handwritten note to text
      4. Creating and constructing outlines
        1. Create and construct an outline
      5. Date-stamping and time-stamping notes
        1. Date-stamp and time-stamp a note
      6. Attaching a file or copying a file’s content to a note
        1. Attach a file to a note
        2. Insert a file printout
      7. Sending files to OneNote
        1. Send a file to OneNote
      8. Inserting images from a scanner or digital camera
        1. Insert images from a digital camera
        2. Insert images from a scanner
      9. Inserting a picture from your computer or network
        1. Insert a picture from your computer or network
      10. Inserting a picture from an Internet source
        1. Insert a picture from an Internet source
      11. Taking a screen clipping
        1. Take a screen clipping
      12. Constructing simple math equations
        1. Construct simple equations in the Insert Ink Equation window
      13. Constructing complex math equations
        1. Construct complex equations by using equation tools
      14. Recording audio and video notes
        1. Record an audio or video note
      15. Playing back audio and video notes
        1. Play back audio or video notes
    9. 6. Putting a table in a note
      1. Creating a table
        1. Create a table
      2. Inserting and deleting columns and rows
        1. Insert a column or row
        2. Delete a column or row
      3. Selecting parts of a table
        1. Select a cell, column, row, or table
      4. Sorting data in a table
        1. Sort table data
      5. Hiding or displaying table borders
        1. Hide or display table borders
      6. Changing the width of columns
        1. Change the width of a column
      7. Aligning text in tables
        1. Left-align, center, or right-align text
      8. Creating an Excel spreadsheet in a note
        1. Create an Excel spreadsheet in a note
        2. Edit an Excel spreadsheet in a note
      9. Converting a table into an Excel spreadsheet
        1. Convert a table into an Excel spreadsheet
    10. 7. Linking your notes
      1. Linking to another notebook
        1. Link to another notebook by right-clicking
        2. Link to another notebook by using the Link dialog box
      2. Linking to a place in the same notebook
        1. Link to a place in the same notebook by right-clicking
        2. Link to a place in the same notebook by using the Link dialog box
      3. Creating a link to a webpage
        1. Create a link to a webpage
      4. Creating a link to a file
        1. Create a link to a file
      5. Editing links
        1. Edit a link
        2. Remove a link
      6. Taking linked notes
        1. Take linked notes starting in OneNote
        2. Take linked notes starting in Word or PowerPoint
      7. Viewing files or pages linked to notes
        1. View files or webpages linked to notes
    11. 8. Making OneNote easier to use
      1. Collapsing and expanding the Notebooks pane and page tabs
        1. Collapse and expand the Notebooks pane
        2. Collapse and expand the page tabs
      2. Showing and collapsing the ribbon
        1. Collapse the ribbon
        2. Show the ribbon
      3. Changing screen views
        1. Change your view of the screen
      4. Docking OneNote to the desktop
        1. Dock and undock OneNote to the desktop
      5. Opening another OneNote window
        1. Open another OneNote window
      6. Zooming in and out
        1. Zoom in and out
    12. 9. Using the spelling checker on your notes
      1. Running the spelling checker
        1. Correct misspellings one at a time
        2. Run the spelling checker
      2. Customizing the spelling checker
        1. Customize the spelling checker
      3. Using the spelling checker with foreign-language text
        1. Run a spelling check on foreign-language text
      4. Autocorrecting common misspellings
        1. Autocorrect common misspellings
    13. 10. Drawing notes
      1. Drawing free-form with a pen or highlighter
        1. Draw free-form with a pen or highlighter
      2. Creating a custom pen or highlighter
        1. Create a custom pen or highlighter
      3. Drawing lines, shapes, and graphs
        1. Draw lines, shapes, and graphs
      4. Using the eraser
        1. Use the eraser
      5. Panning to see your work
        1. Pan across or down the page
      6. Selecting lines and shapes
        1. Select a line or shape by clicking
        2. Select lines and shapes with the Lasso
      7. Moving lines and shapes
        1. Move lines and shapes
      8. Resizing and deleting lines and shapes
        1. Resize lines and shapes
        2. Delete lines and shapes
      9. Arranging overlapping lines, shapes, images, and containers
        1. Arrange overlapping lines, shapes, images, and containers
      10. Rotating and flipping lines and shapes
        1. Rotate and flip lines and shapes
    14. 11. Organizing your notes
      1. Moving or copying pages
        1. Move or copy a page or pages
        2. Move or copy all the pages in a section
      2. Moving or copying a section to another notebook
        1. Move or copy a section to another notebook
      3. Tagging notes and other items for follow-up
        1. Tag a note, other item, or page
        2. Remove a tag from a note, other item, or page
      4. Customizing tags
        1. Customize a tag
      5. Deleting tags
        1. Delete a tag
      6. Finding tagged items
        1. Find tagged items
      7. Color-coding notebooks, sections, and pages
        1. Color-code a page
        2. Color-code a section
    15. 12. Searching for stray notes
      1. Searching for a note on a page
        1. Search a page
      2. Searching a section, section group, or notebook
        1. Search a section, section group, or notebook
      3. Searching for notes in all open notebooks
        1. Search all open notebooks
      4. Refining searches with the Search Results pane
        1. Refine a search
      5. Choosing the default search scope
        1. Set the default search scope
    16. 13. Housecleaning in OneNote
      1. Deleting pages
        1. Delete a page
        2. Delete multiple pages
      2. Deleting a section
        1. Delete a section
      3. Restoring pages and sections from the Recycle Bin
        1. Restore a page from the Recycle Bin
        2. Restore a section from the Recycle Bin
      4. Backing up notebooks on your own
        1. Back up notebooks on your own
      5. Choosing how to back up notebooks
        1. Choose how to back up notebooks
      6. Opening a backup copy of a notebook section
        1. Open a backup copy of a notebook section
    17. 14. Conducting research in OneNote 2013
      1. Researching a topic by using the Internet
        1. Research a topic by using the Internet
      2. Customizing the Research task pane
        1. Customize the Research task pane
        2. Select a favorite research tool
      3. Translating a foreign word or phrase
        1. Translate a word or phrase
      4. Translating text by using the Mini Translator
        1. Select a language for the Mini Translator
        2. Use the Mini Translator
      5. Finding the right word by using the Thesaurus
        1. Find the right word by using the Thesaurus
    18. 15. Distributing your notes
      1. Printing pages or an entire section
        1. Print pages or an entire section
        2. Preview a section before printing
      2. Sending a page by email
        1. Send a page by email
      3. Exporting pages, sections, and notebooks in alternative file formats
        1. Export a page, section, or notebook in an alternative file format
      4. Transferring a notebook to another computer
        1. Transfer a notebook to another computer
    19. 16. Using OneNote with other Office 2013 applications
      1. Sending a page to Word
        1. Send a page to Word
      2. Copying Outlook items to OneNote
        1. Copy an Outlook message, contact, or task to OneNote
        2. Copy an Outlook calendar item to OneNote
        3. Choose how Outlook copies items to OneNote
      3. Creating an Outlook task in OneNote
        1. Create an Outlook task in OneNote
        2. Open a OneNote task from Outlook
      4. Changing or deleting an Outlook task in OneNote
        1. Change or delete an Outlook task in OneNote
      5. Copying meeting details from Outlook to a note
        1. Copy meeting details from Outlook to a note
    20. 17. Sharing notebooks with others
      1. Sharing a notebook
        1. Share a notebook on SharePoint
        2. Share a notebook on SkyDrive
      2. Synchronizing shared notebooks
        1. Synchronize shared notebooks
      3. Finding unread notes
        1. Find unread notes
      4. Finding notes by specific authors
        1. Find notes by a specific author
      5. Finding recently edited notes
        1. Find recently edited notes
    21. 18. Customizing OneNote 2013
      1. Adding or removing Quick Access Toolbar buttons
        1. Add Quick Access Toolbar buttons
        2. Remove Quick Access Toolbar buttons
      2. Changing the order of buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar
        1. Change the order of buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar
      3. Repositioning the Quick Access Toolbar
        1. Reposition the Quick Access Toolbar below the ribbon
        2. Reposition the Quick Access Toolbar above the ribbon
      4. Resetting the Quick Access Toolbar
        1. Reset the Quick Access Toolbar
      5. Creating or removing a ribbon tab
        1. Create a ribbon tab
        2. Remove a ribbon tab
      6. Creating or removing a ribbon group
        1. Create a ribbon group
        2. Remove a ribbon group
      7. Adding or removing commands from a ribbon group
        1. Add commands to a ribbon group
        2. Remove commands from a ribbon group
      8. Renaming a ribbon tab or group
        1. Rename a ribbon tab or group
      9. Moving a ribbon tab or group
        1. Move a ribbon tab or group
      10. Resetting your ribbon customizations
        1. Reset your ribbon customizations
    22. 19. Using OneNote Web App
      1. Creating SkyDrive folders for storing notebooks
        1. Create a SkyDrive folder for storing notebooks
      2. Creating a notebook on SkyDrive
        1. Create a notebook on SkyDrive
      3. Opening a SkyDrive notebook in OneNote
        1. Open a SkyDrive notebook in OneNote
      4. Inviting others to share a notebook on SkyDrive
        1. Invite others to share a SkyDrive notebook
      5. Finding out who made changes to a SkyDrive notebook
        1. Find out who made changes to a SkyDrive notebook
      6. Creating a notebook in Office 365
        1. Create a notebook in Office 365
    23. A. About the author
    24. Index
    25. About the Author
    26. Special Upgrade Offer
    27. Copyright