Shu Chen, a tester working on OneNote, created an alternate Favorites addin for OneNote.  It works much like the IE favorites model.  You click the star icon with a green plus sign to add a page, section or notebook to the favorites list, and click the bare star to open the favorites list or navigate back to it.  Pretty simple!

The surprise I mentioned last week is an online video demo created by Matt over at www.gottabemobile.comI'll follow up with the link to it as soon as we get it nailed down.

The video is now available at 

Here's the basic UI to add a page to the favorites list:


Page is the default choice, but you can choose the section or notebook as well.

Once added, it looks like this when you open the favorites list:


This view is still modeled after the OneNote notebook structure.  You can also click the "List view" button near the bottom right to make it a little more "table-ish":


(updated) Download it below my signature below as an attachment to this article. here ( and give it a try!

And if you want the source code, just email me using the link at the upper right.  I'll add it back here or link to it once I figure out if 2 attachments per posting is possible (which it doesn't seem to be).

Get the source code (C++) at 

Questions, comments, concerns and criticisms always welcome,