OneNote

6 reasons why I used OneNote to plan a project

Earlier in the year, Jennifer Bost and Michael Oldenburg, two Office.com bloggers, took a road trip to Canada to video tape how a high school teacher was using OneNote in the classroom.  To plan for the adventure, they captured all of their research, trip details, and video storyboarding in a shared notebook. Jennifer Bost writes today’s blog post describing their process and how they used OneNote to help them collaborate…

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Livescribe smartpen users can now easily connect to OneNote

Smartpens are wonderful devices that can record everything you handwrite (and everything you hear, such as in a lecture). Livescribe smartpen users can now send pencasts of their notes and audio recordings directly into OneNote, where such content becomes fully searchable, thanks to OneNote’s fantastic ability to search for text in handwriting, images, and even audio recordings. Read the full blog post to learn where you can download the new version…

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Teaching with OneNote: How students benefit

For Kelvin Dueck, a Math and Science teacher from the town of Pitt Meadows in Canada, using OneNote 2010 on his Windows Tablet PC has turned out to be one of the best-ever teaching solutions he could have hoped for — both inside and outside of his classroom. After Kelvin had sent a spontaneous letter to a member of the OneNote team here at Microsoft, Office writers Michael C. Oldenburg and Jennifer Bost…

Outlook

Outlook and Office 365

The recent release of Microsoft Office 365 is a great opportunity for small and medium businesses to get the power of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Server together, for a lower cost than ever. If you’ve been using a POP3 or IMAP email account from your Internet service provider (ISP) or an email hosting service here are some reasons to try Microsoft Exchange Online with Office 365. The Microsoft Office…

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New Outlook Hotmail Connector released

We’ve got good news for those of you who read your Windows Live Hotmail accounts in Outlook. We have released an update to the Microsoft Outlook Hotmail Connector. This update brings a number of fixes and is required to continue using Hotmail accounts in Outlook. The version number for the updated Hotmail Connector is 14.0.5139.5001. To determine which version is installed on your computer, see the end of this article.…

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Is Microsoft OneNote hijacking your print jobs?

While we don’t usually focus on tech support issues here on the Office Blog, let me shine a quick light on a recurring issue that has caused some of you to scratch your heads and write in about. In a nutshell, the problem appears to be that OneNote 2010 (or OneNote 2007) intercepts all of your print jobs whenever you try to send any information from your other programs or your…

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Issues with the recent update for Outlook 2007

On Tuesday, December 14, we released an update (KB2412171) for Microsoft Outlook 2007. We have discovered several issues with the update and want to inform you about problems you might encounter and what corrective steps we recommend. As of December 16, this Outlook 2007 update has been removed from Microsoft Update. This Outlook 2007 update was distributed via Microsoft Update. Many of you receive updates automatically and if you installed…

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Free online video training courses for Outlook 2010!

Have you visited Office.com recently? Microsoft offers free online video training courses that increase your Outlook 2010 productivity. Whether you’re new to Outlook, recently upgraded from Outlook 2003, or an experienced user that likes to organize your Inbox with the new Conversations view, there is something for you. Go here to check them out. We’re also happy to introduce three new courses: · Use e-mail signatures in Outlook 2010 ·…

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Test yourself with paperless OneNote flashcards

Sure, school is only just slowly getting back in session. And yet, before you know it, one of your teachers will spring that first pop quiz on you. Memorization drills aren’t exactly a ton of fun right after summer, but did you know that you can create quick and easy flashcards using the built-in outlining features in OneNote? Flashcards are a great way to test your knowledge when you’re learning…