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.

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    Table Sorting and Table of Contents powertoy for OneNote 2010

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    Nani, who created the original Table of Contents powertoy for OneNote 2007 expanded her code to add the ability to sort tables. Here's her description, and you can get the download file by [updated as of 4-28-2011] going here: http://blogs.msdn...
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    Setting the A4 page size in OneNote

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    Let's take a break from testing Equation support in OneNote 2010 to let me respond to everyone with a tip that is bubbling up. I can't really understand why, but over the past two weeks I have received a handful of emails about changing the page size...
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    Calendar/Planner addin updated

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    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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    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...
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    An addin to manage printouts to OneNote

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    I was talking with Jeff Cardon the other day about an addin I was creating to take slides decks printed to OneNote and break them up into one slide per page. He had been thinking (and doing something) about it as well, and came up with this - an addin...
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    A new OneNote Favorites Powertoy

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    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...
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    Paragraph Spacing in OneNote 2010: Here’s how

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    I saw this tweet the other day and wanted to respond. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I figured it would be easier to blog some images than go through twitter + email. Here's the tweet: OneNote 2010 has paragraph spacing and here is where to...
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    Table Sum Powertoy for OneNote

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    As promised, here is the first of   a week's worth of addins/powertoys for OneNote 2007.   This addin will sum the columns of a table for you and add the new row to the bottom.   It ignores non-numeric values in the column.   It's...
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    An Outlook routine to export sticky notes and then import them to OneNote

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    Bill was looking for a way to move his Outlook sticky notes to OneNote. Way back when, I wrote an addin for Outlook 2007 that would export Outlook 2007 notes to OneNote 2007 at : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/descapa/archive/2007/02/14/export-your-outlook-notes...
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    Making pages easier to sync with a mobile device

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    I was thinking of a tool to somehow send selected pages from my different OneNote notebooks to my Windows Mobile phone and went to talk with Dan Escapa ( http://blogs.msdn.com/descapa ) about some design choices I was facing. He was working on a very...
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