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Elevate your note-taking abilities with the power of OneNote!
This OneNote training will allow you to quickly gather your ideas, enhance them with a multitude of tools, and share them with others.
In 44 short lessons you will learn how to organize your notes, flesh them out with annotations, screen clippings, tables, and more; and connect to other Microsoft tools for a seamless workflow. By the end of the course you will have learned how to get the most out of OneNote, and boost your productivity.
This OneNote course is suitable for entrepreneurs, freelancers, students, and anyone who relies on quality note-taking to get work done. The course uses the Microsoft 365 version of OneNote.
In this course, you will learn how to:
- Navigate the OneNote interface
- Format notes in a variety of ways
- Master the notebook navigation pane and the quick access toolbar
- Organize your notes with tags, note containers, page groups, and section groups
- Enhance your notes with handwriting, highlighting, tables, screen clippings, symbols, and images
- Convert handwritten notes into text
- Draw precision shapes and lines
- Password protect your notes
- Record audio and video notes
- Convert tables into Excel spreadsheets, and vice versa
- Connect Outlook to OneNote
- Export notes
Once enrolled, our friendly support team and tutors are here to help with any course related inquiries.
Getting Started with OneNote
Navigate the OneNote Interface
This video will show how to start the OneNote desktop app, and how to navigate the OneNote screen.
Create Your First Note
This lesson will help you create your first Note in OneNote.
Format Your Notes
This lesson will show you how to format the text of your notes in OneNote.
Create a List
This lesson will show you how to create and format a bullet list and a number list in OneNote.
Copy Formatting, Delete, and Save
This lesson will show how to copy the formatting of the selected text to other text on the page.
Managing Your Notes in OneNote
Insert Space Between Note Containers
This lesson will show how to add more space between your containers.
Split and Merge Note Containers
This lesson will show how to split a container into two separate containers, and also how to merge two containers into one.
Use the Notebook Navigation Pane
This lesson will show how to navigate to different Notebooks, sections, and pages within OneNote.
Manage Notebook Sections
This lesson will show you how to create and manage sections within OneNote.
Organize with Page Groups
This lesson will show you how to manage the pages and page groups within OneNote.
Organize with Section Groups
This lesson will show you how to create and manage section groups.
Use a Page Template
This lesson will show you how to quickly use a pre-formatted page with page templates.
Control Paper Size
This lesson will show you how to manage the page size of a page in OneNote.
How to Access and Write a Quick Note
This lesson will show you how to get into the Quick Notes notebook of OneNote.
Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
This lesson will show you several ways to add or delete icons from the Quick Access Toolbar.
Taking OneNote a Little Further
Use the OneNote To Do Tag
This lesson will show how to create a quick To do list in OneNote using the To Do tag.
Create a Handwritten Note
This lesson will show how to create a note by writing on your monitor, tablet, or device.
Convert Handwriting to Text
This lesson will show you how to convert your handwritten text into typewritten text in OneNote.
Attach a File
This lesson will show you how to attach a file to your page in OneNote.
This lesson will show how add a table to a page in OneNote.
Use a Time and Date Stamp
This lesson will show you how to add a date, or time, or the date and the time to your text in OneNote.
Insert a Screen Clipping
This lesson will show you how to insert a screen clipping from any other program into OneNote.
Insert an Image
This lesson will show you how to insert an image from your computer or from the internet into your OneNote page.
Insert a Symbol
This lesson will show you how to insert special symbols - like the copyright © and registered ® symbols - and many others into your OneNote page.
Use a Pen or Highlighter in OneNote
This lesson will show you how to use a pen or a highlighter style pen to emphasize certain text on your page in OneNote.
Draw Precision Shapes and Lines
This lesson will show you how to insert straight lines and shapes like rectangles, ovals, and triangles into your page in OneNote.
Erase Handwritten Notes and Highlighting
This lesson will show you how to erase the handwritten ink or highlighting on a page in OneNote.
Use OneNote's Lasso and Hand Tools
This lesson will show you how to properly use the Lasso select tool, which allows you to highlight your handwriting on the page in OneNote.
Resize OneNote Shapes and Lines
This lesson will show you how to resize the rectangles, ovals, triangles, and other shapes on your page in OneNote.
This lesson will show you how to layer your shapes on top of each other.
Advanced OneNote Options
Password Protect Your Notes
This lesson will show you how to password protect a section within OneNote.
Record Audio and Video Notes
This lesson will show how to insert an audio recording or a video recording onto your page in OneNote.
Use the Spell Checker
This lesson will show you how to spell check your text in OneNote.
Search OneNote Notes
This lesson will show how to search your notebooks for specific text in OneNote.
Using OneNote Views
This lesson will show you how to change views within OneNote.
Linking and Sharing OneNote
Link to Files or Websites
This lesson will show you how add hyperlinks to files or websites within OneNote.
Link to Word or PowerPoint
This lesson shows you how to include a Word document or a PowerPoint document into a page on OneNote.
Email a OneNote Note
This video will show you how to email your notes from OneNote.
This lesson will show how to export your notes from OneNote into other file formats.
Send Outlook Items to OneNote
This lesson will show how you can export from Outlook into OneNote.
Send OneNote Tasks to Outlook
This lesson will show you how to create to do items in OneNote that link to Outlook.
Insert an Excel Spreadsheet
This lesson will show you how to insert an Excel Spreadsheet into a page in OneNote.
Convert OneNote Tables to Excel
This lesson will show how to convert a table in OneNote into an Excel worksheet.
Use the Send to OneNote Feature
This lesson will show you how to quickly send information from either Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, or Excel into OneNote.