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, 2013

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  • OneNote Testing

    Regedit added Favorites?

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    I have no idea how I missed this one, but at some point, at least in Windows 7, Regedit added a Favorites menu: In this case I have tagged my OneNote Options branch under HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office… to my favorites. I cannot believe how long this...
  • OneNote Testing

    Updating the OneNote Text Importer for OneNote 2013

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    <Edit on 7/26/2013> I'm pulling this for now while I troubleshoot. Thanks for the reports and sorry for the noise. I finally got a few minutes, and more importantly, a computer with everything I needed to build, free and updated the text importer...
  • OneNote Testing

    A nice photo in the OneNote hallway

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    Dan Escapa noticed this in the hallway today: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/descapa/archive/2013/07/19/onenote-sunset.aspx I had noticed this from outside but the inside view is really great - reminds me of the old 8 bit machines in some ways. Hop...
  • OneNote Testing

    Running the Windows 8 App Compatibility Tests

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    One other problem I mentioned with getting this most recent update to OneNote into the store was ensuring we were running the Windows Application Certification Kit tests in our lab. I wanted to walk through some of the work I did here - mostly this is...
  • OneNote Testing

    Our new immersive OneNote client shipped

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    In case you did not see the announcement on our OneNote Team blog , we shipped a new version of OneNote available in the Windows 8 store! In this case, I want to share some behind the scenes test notes with getting that release out the door and into the...
  • OneNote Testing

    A tip to make outlines small before arranging on a page

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    This week I received an email from a fellow who wanted to move and rearrange outlines (containers) around on a page. This is very possible - just click the bar at the top and drag it around - but he had been putting enough text into each outline that...
  • OneNote Testing

    Code reviews on the test team

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    I've mentioned a few times in the past that before we (the test team) check in any code we have to get it reviewed. I don't think I ever mentioned the process before so here is what we do. This will pretty much follow industry standard guidelines and...
  • OneNote Testing

    Three OneNote clients shipped today!

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    The whole goal for us on any team at Microsoft is to ship software. We can optimize, debug, plan and do all the other tasks necessary to produce software, but if we never get it out the door and into customer hands there is no point. So from that point...
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