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  1. Don’t disable speech for selected text.

    I have a cognitive deficit and having the iPad read a PDF to me is key to allowing me to highlight and annotate. I can write all day long but can’t read large blocks of text. Hearing the text read while following along works best for me.

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    • Pencil highlighter thickness

      Pencil and highlighter thickness controls should be different than colour controls. Thickness controls should be given as slider option plus predefined thickness points separately on top bar or with a moving dot overlying your notes as with Samsung note stylus controls.
      For someone who writes there notes with pencil will appreciated these features.

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      • Dimensions to the diagrams.

        Visit an office building. Draw diagrams of walls, pillars and glass windows. Can we automatically include the dimension marks ?

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        • Capability to save Good Notes offline by filename or by Library - a set of files. Using object storage.

          With many digital documents to be create, a capability to save / store / archive GN files by name or by a set of files to your Library (which you can shared with others.) These Libraries have GN files as "books" (aka documents), stored offline, searched for when needed, and imported - like an NSF mount-when needed or like Napster. Example, if you don't need "Inorganic Chemistry" on your GN right now, there is no need to have them locally and no need to load into your GN app. However, when needed you could search your Library (or Libraries) -…

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          • perspectivic distortion of pictures

            When sitting in a meeting and taking a photo of the slides shown, they can usually not be cropped with a simple rectangular shape. When it would by possible to define the corners of the slide (e.g. by moving the corners of the crop-rectangle singularely and independent of all other corners) and then to insert the picture as a rectangualr object (e.g. the slide) to the notes, it would be very helpful.

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            • Transfer notebooks between accounts

              I would like to be able to transfer notebooks between microsoft accounts. Like if my friend wanted to download a notebook I had he could add it to his microsoft account, and not just a link to my notebook.

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              • Line Break with Apple Pencil

                Hello, it may be that this proposal already existed... I would be happy about a function in which I write with the pencil and a line break occurs at the end of the line, e.g. a 3 cm range after the end of the word. I know similar ones from the Android App Lecture Notes. Danke!

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                • Lock Image and Hightlight layers

                  I import an image of a text and then I highlight the lines I want, but if I need to move the image, the layer with the highlights does not move with the image. This makes all the highlighting I did useless. BTW Notability locks the two layers together.

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                  • Type using fonts

                    It would be really good if it was possible to type text in fonts on GoodNotes, without having to type it elsewhere and import it into GN’S

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                    • Two pages view scrolling vertical and horizontal !!

                      I am using this app to read my purchased text ebooks and will like to have a book reading feel as two page view and scrolling vertical or horizontal of 2 page view. This feature will make me to shift from goodreader to good notes.

                      Thank you!

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                      • We need rulers, a set of squares and compas!

                        I use this app for engineering in college but without a ruler and set of squares, I can’t do the things I need

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                        • Help me please

                          Hey there, I am using goodnotes on my macbook, but the hyperlinks that i created in keynote are not working in this goodnote version. I cannot find any support anywhere. I can only find support for the ipad version. The macbook version is much different, but i purchased it and i want it to work. Please help me out here. Is there any customer service or email address where I can write my question? Please help.

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                          • Record

                            I’ve seen a record feature on other apps and this would be very handy in class. A way to record a class on your tablet and later be able to go back and hear what was said, all in one app would be awesome. It would be so smart if you could click a spot in the notes from the class and it would skip to the part in the clip so you could hear what was being said as you wrote that exact note. So it is not just a 40+ minute long audio clip. Or even search words…

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                            • Colored paper, bigger brushes and fill with color tool

                              I would love to see bigger brushes for coloring in things or even a “fill in area with color tool” that we have on for example paint. This would save. A lot of time when coloring in for example drawings in biology class, giving me more time pay attention in class and not fall behind because I’m coloring in something. Other pens like a calligraphy pen and colored paper would be cool too.

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                              • Share books

                                If people would be able to upload and download other people’s books that would be great. I would love to have a planner or bullet journal on here but I do not have the patience to make one myself, but I know other people do and would love to share it.

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                                • Maths

                                  would love to see more mathematics tools such as a ruler, a pencil compass, a real life scale on the paper, and maybe even a calculator within the app. Maybe a calculator you can move on the screen or click it with your finger to summarize an easy equation? I bought an iPad intending to only use your app for all of my notes when I go into college now, but unfortunately I do not see myself using this app for mathematics just yet. Pie charts, gifs and videos in the notes would also be very helpful. (I could for…

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                                  • Imported covers support alpha transparency

                                    I have made a more detailed blog post with examples that can be found here: https://jess-ambers-blog.weebly.com/home/goodnotes-transparency-and-background-colours

                                    As someone who makes GoodNotes journal covers, I appreciate flexibility in being able to make covers that look like real books. Part of that includes rounded corners and things that protrude, like the clasp on a filofax planner. When I make these images as transparent PNGs, the background becomes white in GoodNotes. I've tried to alleviate this by adding a solid grey background, but this isn't good enough for a couple of reasons.
                                    1. The shade of grey is not consistent between the main…

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                                    • Ability to create headings

                                      Have the ability to create fast and easy to use headings for note taking

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                                      • Onedrive for Business

                                        I get connected Onedrive for business as cloud storage not on the ipad.But with the private / normal Onedrive does it still work. What should I do?
                                        Goodnote Version 4.12.17

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                                        • Continuous Page option

                                          There should be a continuous Page.
                                          Except that good notes rocks

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