The new version of OneNote comes with an enhanced notebook management, which means you can create and manage multiple notebooks in a single instance of the application. You can create pages, sections, section groups and sub-sections inside a notebook to ensure better organization of your data.
The kind of data that you can store on your OneNote notebook includes scanned documents, images, audio files, videos, research websites, hand written data, attachments with backward links, active URLs apart from typed data. The various pen tools, drawing tools and writing tools make it very simple to generate handwritten data especially if you use a tablet PC with a stylus or a pen mouse.
One of the best features is the enhanced search feature which is based on OCR indexing. With the help of this technology, you can search for specific words on the basis of data content, irrespective of document formats across multiple sectiElfls, section groups: and notebooks.
You can make OneNote files more useful by sharing them with your team. To share your notebooks, you can either use a Microsoft SharePoint Server or save the notebooks on a shared folder on your machine. [For more information about the Microsoft SharePoint Server, read the section with a similar title appearing on
page three of this article!. OneNote supports multiple and simultaneous updates; enabling you to correct any discrepancies that may pop up.
You can use OneNote not just for official or work purposes, but also use it to plan your personal activities. If you are sharing the files within a group, you can password protect personal sections. You can note down personal details, recipes, travel plans, manage a to-do list or keep track of your favorite hobbies like books, music and movies. What's more, you can also keep track of specific activities like house hunting, recording client information or maintaining a team diary, click the templates,. tab and browse to the OneNote section to download new and additional templates for a registered copy of the software.
Last edited by magreat; 02-23-2009 at 09:53 AM.