An addin to help Visual Studio users with moving code to OneNote

David Tinney sent me this really nifty addin for Visual Studio 2008. It lets you copy code with formatting from Visual Studio into OneNote. It’s been a popular request from those folks out there that write a lot of code and I’m glad to see this type of addin get created.  Here’s the short description:…

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Tweaking OneNote 2010 to change scanning image insertion behavior

Over in the social newsgroup, a couple of folks noticed that scanned images into OneNote result in slightly different behavior in OneNote 2010 than 2007. Specifically, when you scan an image in OneNote we now add it into an outline. This is different than OneNote 2007 – the image just got put directly on the…

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The work of work

This week has been very busy for me, and most of what I have been doing has not directly been related to testing OneNote.  For starters, I tried to install Wacom drivers to update my Lenovo tablet.  I went to the Wacom site to get the newest drivers and installed them.  They made no change,…

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Some testing lingo

Looking through the social group shows that I was using some "lingo" that the testers and the rest of the team regularly use. Every job in the world has some sort of custom words and/or definitions it uses, and testing is no different. Here are some of the words we use and some working (eg,…

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Left is up and right is down

In a meeting earlier this week, I wanted to take some notes. Since there were not many folks the meeting, I knew if I typed on a keyboard the sound of my typing would disturb the meeting (this actually happened to me once at an internal training session. I was taking notes in OneNote on…

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Printing just the selection in OneNote tip

This question came up in email over the weekend:  “How do I print the current select of text in OneNote?  Similar to IE.”  Well, the smallest item in you can print OneNote is a page. A suggestion came out to copy and paste into Word or Powerpoint and print from there. The fellow who made…

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Helping a user who opened a folder as a notebook

Over on the social group, Rodut asked this question:   "So I have two external drives I use to store all my stuff. One is the one I always access (G:)… Whenever I create a new folder on G:, for some odd reason a "Microsoft OneNote Table Of Contents" titled "New Notebook.onetoc2" is created in…

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Using Author Names to track which machine I used to edit OneNote pages

Every so often I get a question about Author Names and how they work in OneNote. Folks who use more than one machine will typically want to use this to track which machine was being used when they made edits. OneNote will let you do this (and more) and here’s how.   First, a quick…

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