"Virtual Notebooks" that include files from anywhere

I got the following question recently, and thought the answer might be valuable to others. Question: I have a notebook called customers, containing about 40 sections (one for each customer). I also have a SharePoint site for each customer. I’d like to track my customers through OneNote and store customer notes in each of my…

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Why the OneNote 2007 and 2003 file format are different

The OneNote 2007 file format is quite different to the 2003 format. Here are some details on the implications of this and the reason behind the difference. Impact of this difference on interactions between OneNote 2007 and 2003 clients OneNote 2007 can open OneNote 2003 files read only. This is the default. In this case the…

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OneNote 2007 and Groove

Many people have wondered how OneNote 2007 and Groove work together (or not). Your experience will depend on whether you’re using a Groove Workspace or a Groove Folder Share. Here’s a brief summary. I’ll write more later, but suffice it to say we’re aware of the limitations and have grand plans for dramatic improvements in…

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OneNote Notebooks on USB drives and SD cards

Do you want a OneNote notebook synced between two computers but don’t have a network connection between them, or don’t want to create a file share? A simple solution is to store a notebook on a USB drive, an SD card or other removable media. We specifically designed for this scenario with OneNote 2007. A quick recap…

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Managing Your Tasks With OneNote

I’ve been on a quest for the perfect task/ time management system for years. I concluded quite some time ago that the goal will always remain elusive but the questing is valuable. Although many trials of new systems get discarded, I tend to keep the bits that work for me and incorporate them into my…

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Keyboard shortcuts for fast access to favorite OneNote pages

If you’re like me you probably have a few OneNote pages or sections that you use frequently. For example, a to do list, daily log, team notebook homepage, or project status page. I like to have instant access to those things with a simple keyboard shortcut, whether OneNote is currently open or not. It really improves…

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