New functionality for Equation support in OneNote 2010

I’ve mentioned several times that we use persona testing to help define scenarios for OneNote testing. As an example of how that changes the product, I can point to some new behavior with OneNote’s equation editing that changed between the Tech Preview release of OneNote and the Beta of OneNote 2010. Specifically, you can now…

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64 Bit Printer workaround for OneNote 2007 updated

Just wanted to make sure everyone saw this solution has been updated.  Details at http://blogs.msdn.com/david_rasmussen/archive/2009/11/27/onenote-print-driver-64-bit-xps2onenote-print-driver-updated.aspx Here’s a snippet: Fixes a number of issues some people had on Windows 7 64 bit. Enables the option to print to a single page, or print each page to a separate sub page (frequently requested). More easily enables scaling…

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More testing the Equation support in OneNote

A few things came up over the weekend. We released the Beta version of Office 2010 and folks have started using OneNote! Be sure to send us your feedback, comments, bug reports and any other thoughts and questions you may have! Let’s take another look at testing equation support in OneNote. I received a few…

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Now that the beta is out the door, I can talk about OneNote 2010!

Finally – the beta is public, so run over there and try it out! The toughest part about this blog has been trying to write about what I’m testing, but not being able to mention the new features we are adding. So let’s go way back in time and talk about a change I tested…

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Why in the world are our notebooks wrapped in plastic?

This is new. One of the nice things about Microsoft is our office supply rooms. We can go in any time and grab a pen, pencil or binder clips or whatever we need to get our jobs done. One of the items we have available are small  spiral bound notebooks – about 8 in. x10…

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Opening a new SideNote in OneNote when Windows starts

I saw this question on the newsgroup the other day and left a short description of how to get the behavior the user wanted. Basically, the request was to have a sidenote open each time Windows was started so that OneNote was ready to take notes at once. There is a way to do this…

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A great and detailed OneNote planning template

This is a pretty detailed time planner I stumbled across last week. Dean Gardiner created a very detailed planner and packaged it as a OneNote package file and made it free for everyone. How detailed? He includes a short video for how to set it up. I really recommend those interested in using OneNote as…

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Using the equations about screen size as a test scenario for OneNote

Last time I shared a page I used Word and Onenote 2010 equation support to figure out how much larger laptop screen were based on the diagonal measurement of the screens. I mentioned in passing that I would use this to test the implementation of our equation support, and I have. Here’s what I am…

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Using Equation Support and Napkin Math in Onenote to solve a real world puzzle

I was thinking about getting a larger laptop with a much larger screen than my current tablet. At first, I naively thought the manufacturers would publish the screen size of their laptops. Naturally they don’t – they only publish the diagonal measurement of the screen. Thinking back to high school trigonometry, I first thought I…

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