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  1. TABS!

    Add divider tabs into notebooks to make it look like a loose leaf binder

    133 votes
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  2. Enable Good Notes on the web so you can edit notebooks from a webpage on a computer

    I would love it if there was a way to access notebooks online in a way that we could edit the organization of the notebooks. This could be in the form of a website where you can log in to access your notebooks, or maybe making a downloadable app/program for Windows.

    129 votes
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  3. Type text

    Simply the ability to type as well as write

    127 votes
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  4. It would be great if it came with a record feature, so during lecture I could record the lecture. And each slide have a sound icon

    During lecture I like to record the prof. So I can listen to him when I get home. It would be nice to be able to have this integrated with good note. Where every slide has a little sound icon where I can click and see what's the prof said for that slide. So it's like a continue record feature but every time I go to the next page in the slide good note knows I've moved on and put a sound icon on the previous slide. Definitely add a pause button too.

    126 votes
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  5. Collaborate on shared notebooks with multiple users

    Simulaneously share notebooks for use through the web with other users.

    Talkboard is a free app by Citrix that allows for sharing of a white board with multiple users. The writing features are in general, the same as good notes.

    If notebooks could support features to share with other users simultaneously, even select notebooks, then I would be able to use good notes as a collaboration tool on top of it being a note taking tool.

    116 votes
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  6. 112 votes
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  7. Recording and live notes replay

    Please allows us to record during our note taking and also allow the note replay. For example like in the app notability they allow recording and it shows you writing notes while the recording is being played back.

    111 votes
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  8. Add a page counter

    A page counter would be fine. As of now the only way to know where exactly you are on a document is to open the thumbnail feature. If the page number were displayed (maybe as an in/out option) it would save us a good deal of time.

    110 votes
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  9. Add tables!

    I use Goodnotes for all my Uni lectures, and I have to hand draw massive tables for reducing finite state machines in discrete mathematics. If there was a table wizard that would be awesome!

    108 votes
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  10. Add a calendar sheet into the paper type box

    Add a paper page as new paper type with the date of today into the default paper type. So you are able to create a new note book with empty pages withe the date of today like a dairy book.

    107 votes
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  11. Visual folder instead of Categories

    There is a categories option but visual folders would be more nicer to see and far more usable
    Obviously with subfolder support

    107 votes
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  12. Goodnotes for iPhone 6 Plus same as for iPad

    It would be great to have same functionality of Goodnotes on iPhone 6 Plus as on the iPad including functionality of Adonit Jot Touch with Pixelpoint and Wacom intuos creative Stylus 2.

    106 votes
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  13. Editable bookmarks and table of contents (outline) which are exportable together with the pdf file.

    Other pdf apps should be able to detect the bookmarks and outlines.

    106 votes
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  14. 98 votes
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  15. 96 votes
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  16. Full screen mode

    The GUI has a lot of "lost space" - especially in landscape mode. Would be great to have the full screen for a sheet of paper with a rearrangeable toolbar. Would be extremely helpful for iPads with 9.7 or the upcoming 10.5".

    91 votes
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  17. Type on the lines

    sometiomes I use the ruled paper and wanna type on it,but the textbox seems not precisely fits the line spacing of the paper , i hope I can directly type on the paper lines ,not type in a textbox. Thanks!

    88 votes
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  18. Add a small, but expandable sticky note that can be placed in margins and uses the text zoom interface.

    Often the pdf documents have ~1" margins and there have been paragraphs that I would either like to add my own commentary, create a small sketch of an idea, or note an idea related to the material. The margins aren't big enough to fit, but adding a whole blank notes page is too large (I use an iPad Pro).

    I request a feature for having a color indicated "sticky note" that fits on either side of the margins and can be placed anywhere alongside it. Tap the little box, and the expanded note comes into view with various options for…

    88 votes
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  19. Knowledge management capabilities

    I am working with lots of pdfs and it's really fun to read an annotate them with GoodNotes. However, I'd like to use keywords and attach them everywhere in my notes (pdfs). Thereafter, I'd would link all keywords for all notes in one or more mindmaps. The, I should be able to access all occurences of a keyword (in all notes resp. pdfs) from my mindmaps. But, it need not to be mind maps. Structured listes (with subitems, subsubitems, and so on) could be a much simpler way to implement the structuring of keywords.

    Crucial in any way would be…

    85 votes
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  20. Add the ability to select and copy text in PDF file

    Sometimes I find text in the PDF file that I'm reading that I find interesting and want to add to a list of to-do's or as a collection of inspirational notes. To me this is a vital part gathering information for my research. Otherwise a very good app that has everything I look for!

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