You might have heard of OneNote, but it is likely that you are not quite sure of what it is and how it can be used. Hence if you belong to that category, the following sections will give you a beginner’s guide to this note taking application by Microsoft.
HOW TO GET ONENOTE?
OneNote is one of the default applications that gets installed when you install the Office 2010 suite. Unless you are using the basic starter edition, you should easily get it with the 2010 MS Office suite. However, if you wish to you could even just purchase MS OneNote separately. Though that isn’t the most economical route, you still have the option. However if you wish to try the application out for free before purchasing it, you can easily use it through Office Web Apps, which offers a slightly scaled down version of OneNote. Here is the link for that:
WHAT IS ONENOTE?
As its name suggests, it is essentially a note taking application that organises your notes neatly into notebooks. The notebooks are also conveniently divided into sections with numerous pages. Creating a new notebook is rather simple, and you might be glad to know that when you save your notes, Microsoft will by default even store them on its online Office Web Apps directory. This can be really useful as you can access your notes from anywhere in the globe as long as you have access to the web! However you also have the option of storing your notes only on your computer if you wish to do so.
OneNote also allows you to take notes while you are working on other applications such as Word or PowerPoint; and even while you are browsing online!
HOW TO TAKE NOTES?
Taking notes is as easy as it gets. You might not see many editing tools at first, but if you look deeper you will find a wide array of editing tools in the ribbon under
Home > Insert > Options and Tools.
You can enter notes on any part of the page you wish to. Whatever you type is contained in a container, which you can easily move around as per your needs. Also, you need not only insert text. You can include a wide variety of things such as videos, screen captures, files etc
You also have the option of adding any important email onto the Office 2010 OneNote page. And that too very easily just from the ribbon! Additionally your OneNote application can always simply sit on the side of your screen so that when you see/read something interesting or important you can easily jot itdown, making it a perfect whiteboard for your computer!
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