Showing posts with label Microsoft OneNote. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Microsoft OneNote. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Math: OneNote’s Hidden Superpower

Math: OneNote’s Hidden Superpower

Learn how to harness the power of OneNote for mathematical calculations. From basic arithmetic to complex equations, discover the seamless methods to compute math within this versatile note-taking app.

By Rodger Mansfield, Technology Editor
July 2, 2024


OneNote
Have you ever found yourself scribbling math problems in the margins of your notes? 

Imagine if those scribbles could instantly transform into neatly calculated results. 

Here's a Cool Tip.  Use OneNote's math capabilities.

OneNote is a versatile digital note-taking app developed by Microsoft. 

Whether you’re a student, professional, or lifelong learner, OneNote provides a single place to capture, organize, and manage all your notes, research, plans, and information

And you can use OneNote for your math calculations.

Here's how to do it.

Sunday, June 2, 2024

How to Master the New Sticky Note Feature in OneNote

How to Master the New Sticky Note Feature in OneNote

Discover how the latest Sticky Note feature in Microsoft OneNote can revolutionize your note-taking experience. Learn how to create, organize, and collaborate on digital sticky notes seamlessly.

By Rodger Mansfield, Technology Editor
June 2, 2024


OneNote
Are you tired of losing those paper sticky notes that seem to vanish into thin air? 

Or perhaps you’re drowning in a sea of disorganized digital notes? 

Here's a Cool Tip.  Try OneNote’s latest feature, Sticky Notes.

The new Sticky Notes feature in OneNote is a game-changer for digital note-taking. 

It seamlessly integrates with your existing notes, allowing you to create, organize, and collaborate effortlessly. 

Whether you’re a student, professional, or creative thinker, these virtual sticky notes will keep your ideas organized and accessible.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Upgrade Your Presentations With OneNote's Overlooked Laser Pointer

Streamline your presentations and captivate your audience with OneNote's hidden gem – the "Pen As Laser Pointer" feature.

By Rodger Mansfield, Editor
March 7, 2024


Have you ever fumbled with a laser pointer during a presentation, struggling to keep the beam steady?

Do you wish you could seamlessly highlight key points on your slides without breaking your flow? 

Here's a Cool Tip.  Use Microsoft OneNote's "Laser Pointer" feature.

Microsoft 365 OneNote, commonly known as OneNote, is a digital note-taking app that’s part of the Microsoft 365 suite. 

It provides a versatile platform for users to capture ideas, notes, research, and information in a digital format. 

OneNote’s flexibility makes it a valuable tool for individuals and teams in various environments, from personal use to professional and educational settings. 

It’s particularly useful for keeping all your notes synchronized across devices, making it easy to access and update your information wherever you are. 

Here is how to use it.
  • Launch Microsoft 365 OneNote and access the presentation you want to deliver.
  • In the OneNote ribbon, click the "Draw" tab to reveal your digital inking tools.
  • If Laser Pointer is visible, select it.
  • If Laser Pen is not visible, click "+Add Pen".
  • Select "Laser Pointer".
  • Select a Color, default is Red.
  • Use the Laser Pointer to draw on screen. The drawing disappears after a few seconds.  

Microsoft OneNote - Laser Pen
fig. 1 - Microsoft OneNote - Laser Pen

Using OneNote's Laser Pen guide your audience's attention effortlessly while maintaining a natural presentation style.

No more awkward interruptions while searching for or fiddling with a physical laser pointer.


Microsoft OneNote - Laser Pointer Example
fig. 2 - Microsoft OneNote - Laser Pointer Example

Teachers, business professionals and conference speakers will find this a useful feature:
  • Enhance classroom lectures by dynamically highlighting concepts on a presentation.
  • Emphasize key charts and figures during meetings or pitches.
  • Direct your audience's attention with precision during large-scale presentations.
Be sure to choose a high-contrast ink color for optimal visibility against your slides.

Transform your presentations with OneNote's "Laser Pointer" feature – highlight information, boost engagement, and deliver with confidence.

It offers a seamless, integrated way to highlight crucial information, boost your engagement, and elevate your delivery.

Enjoy!


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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Windows Super Secret Keyboard Shortcuts to Open Microsoft Applications

Microsoft Windows
Do you think you know Windows?

Do you know the super secret keyboard shortcuts to open Microsoft Applications?

There's even one to open the Microsoft-owned LinkedIn website.

Here's a Cool Tip:  Secret Microsoft Application Keyboard Shortcuts.

 
Here's how to do it.

  • Press and hold the Control + Shift + Alt + Windows + a letter from the list below for each application.
  • For example, L for LinkedIn.

Application

Windows Keyboard Shortcut

LinkedIn

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + L

Word

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + W

Excel

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + X

PowerPoint

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + P

Outlook

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + O

Microsoft Teams

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + T

OneDrive

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + D

OneNote

CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + N



The keyboard shortcut to open LinkedIn on Windows is CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + WIN + L. 

This shortcut opens LinkedIn in your default browser. 

You can also use this shortcut to open other Office apps, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive and OneNote.

That's it!

Enjoy!


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Monday, May 29, 2023

Unlock the Power of Picture-to-Text with Microsoft OneNote!

Have you ever found yourself struggling to transcribe text from an image? 

Do you wish there was an easier way to convert image text into editable text?

Why should you have to re-type text?

Look no further than this Cool Tip:  

Use Microsoft OneNote’s picture-to-text feature!

Here’s how to use it:

  • Open OneNote
  • Paste a picture into OneNote or 
  • Go to Insert > Picture to choose an picture from your device to import it into OneNote.

Picture in OneNote
fig.1 - Picture in OneNote

  • Right-click on the picture and choose Copy Text from Picture from the drop-down menu
Copy Text from Picture
fig.2 - Right-click picture for Copy Text from Picture

  • Paste the extracted text into OneNote notes or other apps for further use.

Paste Text from Picture
fig. 3 - Paste Text

It’s that simple! 

With this feature, you can easily convert text from images into editable text, saving you time and effort.

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