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Handwriting Text

This module allows participants to add some creativity to their OneNote notebooks with handwriting. This section covers how to choose a pen, create a custom pen, customize pen mode, handwrite text, use the Eraser tool, and convert ink to text.

  • Choosing a Pen
  • Creating a Custom Pen
  • Customizing Pen Mode
  • Handwriting Text
  • Using the Eraser
  • Converting Ink to Text

Drawing Shapes, Part One

Shapes can be a vital part of any OneNote file. Participants will get a grasp of shape fundamentals in this module with a look at how to insert, resize, move, and delete shapes.

  • Inserting Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Moving Shapes
  • Deleting Shapes

Drawing Shapes, Part Two

Like all good sequels, Drawing Shapes, Part Two, moves the story of shapes along. Advanced skills covered in this module include how to customize color and thickness options for a shape, choose how shapes are treated, lock drawing mode, and toggle Snap to Grid on or off.

  • Customizing Color and Thickness
  • Choosing How Shapes are Treated
  • Locking Drawing Mode
  • Toggling Snap To Grid

Advanced Picture Tasks

This module takes an advanced look at picture tasks. When participants are finished with this section, they will know how to make image text searchable, copy text from an image, edit alternative text, restore a picture to its original size, and export pictures from their notes.

  • Making Image Text Searchable
  • Copying Text from an Image
  • Editing Alternative Text
  • Restoring a Picture to Its Original Size
  • Exporting Pictures

Customizing Pages, Part One

Customizing pages is a useful skill. This module teaches how to show and hide the page title and date stamp, show and hide authors, add rule lines, and add a time and/or date stamp.

  • Showing and Hiding the Page Title and Date Stamp
  • Showing and Hiding Authors
  • Adding Rule Lines
  • Adding a Time and/or Date Stamp

Customizing Pages, Part Two

This follow-up module offers further page customization skills for participants. Here, they are taught how to change the page size and orientation, customize page margins, change the page color, and create a custom picture background.

  • Changing the Page Size and Orientation
  • Customizing Margins
  • Changing Page Color
  • Creating a Custom Picture Background

Using Page Templates{/pbtab_title}

Templates allow participants to quickly create pages that maintain a consistent look and appearance. Give them the skills to master templates with the information contained in this module. Covered here are the ins and outs of how to create a page from a template, set the default template, save the current page as a template, and delete a custom template.

  • Creating a Page from a Template
  • Setting the Default Template
  • Saving the Current Page as a Template
  • Deleting a Custom Template

Working with Sections and Section Groups

OneNote can be used to group similar pages in a meaningful way with sections and section groups. This module gives participants the skills to create sections and section groups, rename sections and section groups, delete sections and section groups, change the color of sections, merge sections, and save sections.

  • Creating Sections and Section Groups
  • Renaming Sections and Section Groups
  • Deleting Sections and Section Groups
  • Changing the Color of Sections
  • Merging Sections
  • Saving Sections

Syncing Your Notebook

Sharing your notebook allows it to be used from multiple computers. This module takes a look at how to share and sync a notebook for a group of users. Here, participants are shown how to share a notebook with SkyDrive or OneDrive, view a notebook’s sync status, manually sync a notebook, and sync all notebooks at once.

  • Sharing Your Notebook with SkyDrive
  • Viewing Sync Status
  • Manually Syncing a Notebook
  • Syncing All Notebooks

Managing Notebook Properties{/pbtab_title}

Participants are given the skills to manage notebook properties in this module. Topics covered here include how to change the display name of a notebook, change notebook color, move the notebook, and convert a notebook.

  • Changing the Display Name
  • Changing the Notebook Color
  • Moving the Notebook
  • Converting a Notebook

Managing OneNote Files

This module delves into skills that advanced users of OneNote will find handy. First up is how to protect a section with a password. Then, participants will learn how to optimize OneNote files before learning how to change cache and save locations.

  • Protecting a Section with a Password
  • Optimizing OneNote Files
  • Changing the Cache Location
  • Changing the Save Location

Backing Up OneNote Files

In computing, a hard-learned lesson is to always back up your work. That’s the focus of this module. Here, participants will learn how to set backup options, change the backup location, run a backup manually, and open and restore a backup.

  • Setting Backup Options
  • Changing the Backup Location
  • Running a Backup Manually
  • Opening and Restoring a Backup

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