# 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.

# August, 2010

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• #### Source for the sort sections powertoy

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As promised, here's the code for the sort sections powertoy . (Look at the end of this article under my signature for the ZIP file). It's mostly unchanged from the 2007 version. One bug fix that I put in was to remove section groups from the sorting...
• #### Updating the Sort Sections powertoy for OneNote 2010

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Dan gave me the source code for his Sort Sections powertoy for OneNote 2007 . Like all the powertoys for OneNote 2007, they will still work, but only for notebooks in 2007 format. I've seen a number of requests from folks who wanted this updated for OneNote...
• #### New tester on the OneNote test team

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We welcomed a new tester to the team this week (Hi Jenny!). There is a bit of work that we have to do before she started and since this blog is also about working here at Microsoft, I thought perhaps this would be kind of interesting.   First, we...
• #### A highlighting question from the social group shows 2 solutions in OneNote

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Over on the social discussion group for OneNote, a user posted this question : "...is there a way to have text that is selected automatically highlighted?..."   There's a little bit more than simply “yes” to the answer to this and I thought...
• #### Solving integrals with OneNote 2010 and the Mathematics add in

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I tried this: After I entered the integral, I open the Mathematics tab and clicked Compute | Calculate:   And the Mathematics Addin for OneNote and Word solved the integral. This is great! I'm having a blast (and I realize I'm gushing, but...
• #### Mathematics Add-in for OneNote 2010 is available

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Just wanted to point this out - there is an addin for OneNote and Word that uses the equation support we added for OneNote 2010 to actually go ahead and solve the equations.  It's a free download at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx...
• #### Sync problems with SkyDrive - does Windows XP compatibility mode work for you?

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First, apologies for the problems that some users are seeing with getting OneNote to connect to SkyDrive. We've heard these reports and are trying to get to the root of the problem. If you are experiencing this problem when trying to sync to SkyDrive...
• #### Getting Unfiled Notes on Skydrive, or just moving that section around

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This is definitely more of a tip than anything else. Email showed up earlier this week asking how to get the Unfiled Notes section into a notebook on SkyDrive. The answer is pretty simple - just drag and drop the Section from within OneNote into whichever...
• #### Getting Send to OneNote working with Chrome

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I saw this site and thought I'd pass it along: http://thingsthatshouldbeeasy.blogspot.com/2010/08/google-chrome-send-to-onenote.html Eugene Rosenfeld has a fix for getting Send to OneNote working from Google Chrome browsers. I haven't had a chance to...
• #### A Wiki Linking tip and a simple test matrix

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A fellow sent an email the other day concerning a feature in OneNote 2010 we call "wiki linking." He had been creating links to pages from existing pages by going to the page for which he wanted a link, right clicking the page, selecting "Copy link to...
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