Microsoft OneNote 2013 Plain & Simple


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Get the full-color, visual guide that makes learning Microsoft OneNote 2013 plain and simple! Follow the book’s easy steps and screenshots and clear, concise language to learn the simplest ways to organize information and manage your work and personal lives.

Here’s WHAT you’ll learn:

  • Take notes, organize, and share them
  • Bookmark and tag notes for easier searching
  • Add pictures, drawings, and spreadsheets
  • Handwrite notes and convert them to text
  • Record audio and video notes
  • Access notes from the web or mobile device

Here’s HOW you’ll learn it:
  • Jump in wherever you need answers
  • Follow easy STEPS and SCREENSHOTS to see exactly what to do
  • Get handy TIPS for new techniques and shortcuts
  • Use TRY THIS! exercises to apply what you learn right away

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735669345
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Plain & Simple Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 397,343
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Weverka is a computer-book author, technical writer, and freelance editor with years of experience creating content for an end-user audience. He has written books on a variety of Microsoft applications, including Microsoft OneNote 2010 Plain & Simple.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: About this book;
1.1 What’s new in OneNote 2013;
Chapter 2: Getting started with OneNote 2013;
2.1 Creating a notebook;
2.2 Renaming a notebook;
2.3 Opening a notebook;
2.4 Closing a notebook;
2.5 Collapsing and expanding sections listed in the Notebooks pane;
2.6 Navigating in OneNote;
2.7 Converting OneNote 2007 notebooks to 2010–2013 and back again;
Chapter 3: Storing your notes;
3.1 Creating sections;
3.2 Creating section groups;
3.3 Creating pages;
3.4 Creating and managing templates;
3.5 Creating page groups;
3.6 Expanding or collapsing pages in a group;
3.7 Revisiting and restoring a different version of a page;
3.8 Password-protecting a section;
3.9 Removing a password from a section;
Chapter 4: Writing basic notes;
4.1 Writing a note with the keyboard;
4.2 Changing alignment and spacing in a note;
4.3 Moving notes;
4.4 Deleting notes;
4.5 Entering symbols and unusual characters;
4.6 Selecting text;
4.7 Copying and moving text;
4.8 Formatting text;
4.9 Applying styles to text;
4.10 Creating numbered and bulleted lists;
Chapter 5: Taking notes to another level;
5.1 Writing quick notes;
5.2 Reading, moving, and deleting quick notes;
5.3 Handwriting notes and converting them to text;
5.4 Creating and constructing outlines;
5.5 Date-stamping and time-stamping notes;
5.6 Attaching a file or copying a file’s content to a note;
5.7 Sending files to OneNote;
5.8 Inserting images from a scanner or digital camera;
5.9 Inserting a picture from your computer or network;
5.10 Inserting a picture from an Internet source;
5.11 Taking a screen clipping;
5.12 Constructing simple math equations;
5.13 Constructing complex math equations;
5.14 Recording audio and video notes;
5.15 Playing back audio and video notes;
Chapter 6: Putting a table in a note;
6.1 Creating a table;
6.2 Inserting and deleting columns and rows;
6.3 Selecting parts of a table;
6.4 Sorting data in a table;
6.5 Hiding or displaying table borders;
6.6 Changing the width of columns;
6.7 Aligning text in tables;
6.8 Creating an Excel spreadsheet in a note;
6.9 Converting a table into an Excel spreadsheet;
Chapter 7: Linking your notes;
7.1 Linking to another notebook;
7.2 Linking to a place in the same notebook;
7.3 Creating a link to a webpage;
7.4 Creating a link to a file;
7.5 Editing links;
7.6 Taking linked notes;
7.7 Viewing files or pages linked to notes;
Chapter 8: Making OneNote easier to use;
8.1 Collapsing and expanding the Notebooks pane and page tabs;
8.2 Showing and collapsing the ribbon;
8.3 Changing screen views;
8.4 Docking OneNote to the desktop;
8.5 Opening another OneNote window;
8.6 Zooming in and out;
Chapter 9: Using the spelling checker on your notes;
9.1 Running the spelling checker;
9.2 Customizing the spelling checker;
9.3 Using the spelling checker with foreign-language text;
9.4 Autocorrecting common misspellings;
Chapter 10: Drawing notes;
10.1 Drawing free-form with a pen or highlighter;
10.2 Creating a custom pen or highlighter;
10.3 Drawing lines, shapes, and graphs;
10.4 Using the eraser;
10.5 Panning to see your work;
10.6 Selecting lines and shapes;
10.7 Moving lines and shapes;
10.8 Resizing and deleting lines and shapes;
10.9 Arranging overlapping lines, shapes, images, and containers;
10.10 Rotating and flipping lines and shapes;
Chapter 11: Organizing your notes;
11.1 Moving or copying pages;
11.2 Moving or copying a section to another notebook;
11.3 Tagging notes and other items for follow-up;
11.4 Customizing tags;
11.5 Deleting tags;
11.6 Finding tagged items;
11.7 Color-coding notebooks, sections, and pages;
Chapter 12: Searching for stray notes;
12.1 Searching for a note on a page;
12.2 Searching a section, section group, or notebook;
12.3 Searching for notes in all open notebooks;
12.4 Refining searches with the Search Results pane;
12.5 Choosing the default search scope;
Chapter 13: Housecleaning in OneNote;
13.1 Deleting pages;
13.2 Deleting a section;
13.3 Restoring pages and sections from the Recycle Bin;
13.4 Backing up notebooks on your own;
13.5 Choosing how to back up notebooks;
13.6 Opening a backup copy of a notebook section;
Chapter 14: Conducting research in OneNote 2013;
14.1 Researching a topic by using the Internet;
14.2 Customizing the Research task pane;
14.3 Translating a foreign word or phrase;
14.4 Translating text by using the Mini Translator;
14.5 Finding the right word by using the Thesaurus;
Chapter 15: Distributing your notes;
15.1 Printing pages or an entire section;
15.2 Sending a page by email;
15.3 Exporting pages, sections, and notebooks in alternative file formats;
15.4 Transferring a notebook to another computer;
Chapter 16: Using OneNote with other Office 2013 applications;
16.1 Sending a page to Word;
16.2 Copying Outlook items to OneNote;
16.3 Creating an Outlook task in OneNote;
16.4 Changing or deleting an Outlook task in OneNote;
16.5 Copying meeting details from Outlook to a note;
Chapter 17: Sharing notebooks with others;
17.1 Sharing a notebook;
17.2 Synchronizing shared notebooks;
17.3 Finding unread notes;
17.4 Finding notes by specific authors;
17.5 Finding recently edited notes;
Chapter 18: Customizing OneNote 2013;
18.1 Adding or removing Quick Access Toolbar buttons;
18.2 Changing the order of buttons on the Quick Access Toolbar;
18.3 Repositioning the Quick Access Toolbar;
18.4 Resetting the Quick Access Toolbar;
18.5 Creating or removing a ribbon tab;
18.6 Creating or removing a ribbon group;
18.7 Adding or removing commands from a ribbon group;
18.8 Renaming a ribbon tab or group;
18.9 Moving a ribbon tab or group;
18.10 Resetting your ribbon customizations;
Chapter 19: Using OneNote Web App;
19.1 Creating SkyDrive folders for storing notebooks;
19.2 Creating a notebook on SkyDrive;
19.3 Opening a SkyDrive notebook in OneNote;
19.4 Inviting others to share a notebook on SkyDrive;
19.5 Finding out who made changes to a SkyDrive notebook;
19.6 Creating a notebook in Office 365;
About the author;

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