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Microsoft makes OneNote extra constant throughout platforms, simpler to entry

Why it issues to you

You’ll now not wrestle to recollect methods to use Microsoft OneNote if you change units.

Microsoft OneNote is without doubt one of the finest note-taking apps round, providing the flexibility to kind, converse, or ink notes throughout a wide range of platforms. Whether or not you’re operating Home windows 10, MacOS, iOS, or Android, there’s a stable OneNote app obtainable that can leverage the strengths of every machine.

To this point, nevertheless, whereas OneNote has been fairly purposeful on every platform, it has suffered from a definite feel and look that may make switching units a bit jarring. Microsoft is fixing that discrepancy, that means that if you happen to use the app on completely different platforms then you must really feel extra at residence on every.

The primary massive change within the newest variations, a minimum of these for Home windows 10, MacOS, iOS, and Android, is a way more constant consumer interface that gives the identical fundamental pocket book, part, and web page format. Navigating via a pocket book will now turn into second nature on most units, with the desktop model of OneNote included with Workplace 2016 being the first outlier.

The navigation shouldn’t be solely extra constant throughout units, it has additionally been simplified. Specifically, all navigation controls at the moment are positioned on the left-hand facet of the app, which makes it simpler to maneuver between notes and helps with assistive applied sciences.

Talking of enhanced usability for individuals who want help, Microsoft has targeted on that facet of OneNote as properly. As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella put it, “We are going to give attention to designing and constructing merchandise that our clients love and which are accessible to everybody and constructed for every of us.” Microsoft shared a video highlighting the flexibility for customers with disabilities be capable of navigate via OneNote utilizing solely keyboard shortcuts.

You may get the app for Windows 10, MacOS, iOS, and Android. You probably have any ideas for Microsoft, then go to the OneNote UserVoice, and you may get assist at Answers.Microsoft.com.