OneNote Testing

What it is like to be a tester on the Microsoft OneNote team and day to day life as an SDET in Office. Plus a few tips for using OneNote and an occasional powertoy.

July, 2010

  • OneNote Testing

    What an odd "printer" bug

    For some reason, I had this captured in my Unfiled Notes section: On a side note, the most classic "printer" bug I ever have heard is this one: when a player eats a ghost in a PacMan type clone game for the TRS-80 Color Computer, his printer would...
  • OneNote Testing

    A small app to show the OCR data on a OneNote page

    An email came through my inbox a couple of weeks ago from a person who wanted to somehow or other automate getting the text from an image after OneNote runs OCR (optical character recognition) on it. This bubbles up now and then, and this time Jeff Cardon...
  • OneNote Testing

    The Tour de France, bicycles, math and OneNote

    As far as sports go, I love the Tour de France. The colors, speed and scenery are always fun to watch - Go Tyler Farrar! On a related note, I also saw this equation that governs how a bicycle actually works (courtesy of
  • OneNote Testing

    A fix for one person that had problems with OneNote screen clipping

    The old OneNote Discussion Group got migrated to a social group over on MSDN . This thread started a few weeks ago: The gist of it was that sometimes...
  • OneNote Testing

    Calendar/Planner addin updated

    Two events came together to get me to update this powertoy. First, a reader was trying to use this with OneNote 2007 but wanted to customize the date format used. Since I just use whatever format you have defined in Windows, changing the format of the...
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