Course Outline

Microsoft OneNote 2016 Introduction


Who is this course for?

This course is designed for new users to OneNote. It introduces the principles of making, organising, retrieving and sharing notes and aims to give basic practical skills and confidence.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

It is assumed only that you have a basic knowledge and understanding of the Windows environment. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Understand how to use OneNote to create new Notebooks.
  • Format Notebooks; add objects, use formatting tools and use password protection.
  • Use backstage view to open, save, share and close Notebooks.
  • Use History and seach notebooks.
  • Link your notes to Outlook Tasks and Meetings.


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Introducing OneNote
Understanding the OneNote Interface
Using the Backstage View
Docking and Closing OneNote
Searching Notebooks
Opening, saving and closing Notebooks

Creating a new Notebook
Typing and handwriting Text
Using Copy and Paste
Adding Extra Writing Space
Using Undo and Redo
Checking Your Spelling

Using the Formatting Toolbar
Applying Styles
Using the Font Task Pane
Aligning Text
Working with Pages and Sections
Using the Templates Pane

Notebook Management and Security
Time Stamping Items
Using OneNote Views
Password Protecting Your Notebook
Using OneNote Backups
E-Mailing Your Notes
Printing Your Notes
Tagging and Linking Notes
Using the Unfiled Section
Using History

Working with Objects and Drawing Tools
Creating lists and tables
Inserting pictures and screen captures
Drawing, formating and rotating shapes
Using the Eraser

Using OneNote with Outlook
Linking and Managing Tasks and Meetings

Using advanced OneNote Objects
The calculator
Attaching Files
Inserting Audio
Inserting Video

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