OneNote 2010 Quickguide Part I Customizing User Interface

Customizing User Interface

Customizing User Interface

1. Backstage View ([File] Tab)
Provide information on your OneNote, options for a new note, to Save or Print. View helpful tips for your OneNote here as well.

2. Quick Access Tool Bar
Customize your most commonly used commands in this Tool bar for easy and quick access. You may choose to edit the commands by clicking on the or by right clicking on the most often used icon from the ribbon menu. Then select “Add to Quick Access Tool Bar”

3. Ribbon Menu
Provide easy access to a new notebook, inserting images, and highlighting notes. The Ribbon Menu is divided into Tab, Group, and Tools.

4. Minimize Ribbon
Minimize your ribbon to maximize OneNote space.

5. Help Button
When help is needed, you are one click away from the Office.com helpline.

6. Notebook View
View your different notebooks and minimize or maximize to view the sections in each notebook.

7. Sections
Just like the ring binder, separate different sections in your notebook for better organization.

8. Page
Input notes here, add images, screen clipping, attach files, etc. Utilize the many other tools available to take notes.

9. New Page
You may add as many pages in each section and sort them in the importance hierarchy. In this section, move pages into different sections as well.

10. Search
Search your entire OneNote for any notes in your notebook.

11. Unfiled Notes
When you cannot decide where to insert your page in, you can leave it in Unfiled Notes for the time being.

i. Customizing Quick Access Toolbar


1) To add frequently used tools into the Quick Access Toolbar, click on right beside the quick access toolbar and click on the tools you would like to add to the Toolbar.
2) In order to add commands tools other than the ones listed, select [More Commands] and click on the commands you wish to include and click [add].
3) To put the icons in order, you may do so in the More Commands option by clicking the .  And press [Remove] to take out the unneccessary commands.

ii. Customizing the Ribbon Menu

OneNote 2010 allows inserting frequently used commands into the ribbon menu for easy access.

One Note User Interface

1) Select ‘File’ then ‘Options’
2) Select ‘Customize Ribbon’
3) Select ‘New Tab’ and click on ‘Rename’ to name your tab.
4) Then press ‘New Group’ and click on ‘Rename’ to name your group. If you need to get a new group, click on ‘New Group’ and repeat the process.
5) Select the group you would like to add commands to, then choose the command you would like to add to the group. Press ‘Add’ to finish the process.

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