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OneNote 2016 Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Discover how to stay organized with OneNote, the popular note-taking app from Microsoft.

Learn how to use OneNote to create, edit, and save digital notes to keep yourself organized. Instructor David Rivers highlights easy ways to create notes, add and format text, stay organized with tables, and share and password-protect your notebooks. Plus, discover how to integrate all sorts of content into notes, such as screen clippings, images, audio and video, and even Word documents and Excel spreadsheets. Tune in to quickly start taking and capturing digital notes you can access across different devices.


  • Organize and share digital information with OneNote
  • What to know before starting this course
1. Get Started with OneNote
  • Launch OneNote and start a new notebook
  • Organize a notebook with sections
  • Create pages and sub pages
  • Rename and delete a notebook
2. Create and Capture Content
  • Add text and Quick Notes
  • Add a screen clipping
  • Add pictures
  • Record audio and video notes
  • Add audio and video files
  • Add files to a page
  • Add meetings from Outlook
3. Format Notes
  • Format notes and lists
  • Copy formatting with the Format Painter
  • Organize content with a table
  • Create a to-do list
4. Find and Organize Content
  • Link notes
  • Tag notes
  • Search a notebook
5. Format Pages
  • Save time with page templates
  • Set the paper size
  • Add a background graphic
6. Use Writing Tools
  • Write notes in Pen mode
  • Convert handwriting to typed text
  • Type or write math equations
7. Share and Collaborate
  • Send a page via email
  • Save notebooks to other formats
  • Save a notebook to OneDrive
  • Share and sync a notebook
  • Using author indicators
  • See past versions with versioning
  • Add security with password protection
  • Avoid data loss with backup options
  • What's next?

Taught by

David Rivers

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