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  1. Icon folder instead of section, with drag and drop feature.

    It would improve organization of subfolders.

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    • 'Send to Back', 'Send to Front", 'Send Backward', 'Send Forward'

      Like in any application you can send images or objects backward, forward, etc. Would be great to have this especially when you want the handwritings to overlap with images or vice versa, or when you need to edit it.
      When I was still using a Samsung Note 8, I was able to do this so, im pretty sure the mighty iPad Pro can do it as well :)
      its pretty basic since many of the applications already in iOS do this. Would love for this basic feature to be available. if it already is, please... someone help me!

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      • color

        Currently, the dialogue box that appears when editing the color of selected text only allows users to select from the 'Custom' section. If users use their own colors entered in as hex values, and save them in the 'Presets' section then these won't be available to them without memorizing the hex codes. Having the ability to easily change the color of text and highlights to user presets would make recoloring documents much easier.

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        • More cover and color

          The cover isn't interesting and too simple or we can create the new cover by myself. The color should have more

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            • on iOS have a preset zoom feature giving you 100% of the real sheet size. I.E. if we write on a letter size template we can write and have

              - on iOS have a preset zoom feature giving you 100% of the real sheet size. I.E. if we write on a letter size template we can write and have the exact same size on paper (keep the pinch zoom in/out but sometimes it is not obvious to see what size it will be on paper if printed)
              - possibility to have preset and customizable zoom sizes (2 or 3 on top of the default 100% - see above)
              - when writing at the end of a sheet we should be able to have the bottom of the sheet in…

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              • Larger choice of writing tools.

                I would love (like many other people apparently) to see graphite pencil. It would mean that I could make all my drawings and diagrams much more detailed!

                I would also love to see more brush styles. I really hate having to import my designs from other 3rd party apps. Why can’t it all be in one place?

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                • Update MAC App to see more easily notes

                  I have to double click a notebook inside goodnotes Mac app to see my notes but it opened a new window. I would be nice when I choose some notebook appear on the right side on the same windows my notes like other different apps (evernote, apple notes, etc)

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                  • Inclined lines with shape recognition

                    Drawing inclined lines with the shape recognition tool is almost imossible when the line is drawn close to the vertical or the horizontal plane (say 89° or 1°). Goodnotes always changes the line to a vertical or a horizontal line. You could add a line tool that draws the line between two points.

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                    • enable password protection for Folders. Most important as Notability has that already

                      enable password protection for Folders. Most important as Notability has that already

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                      • Ability to rotate page 360 degrees

                        Some people like to write when their page is tilted and not straight ,and this can be done without having to move the iPad only by the ability to rotate the page on the screen

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                          • Need rotations !

                            Really need to rotate things added. Notes, images, etc.

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                            • Realistic drawing tool icons.

                              The pen, highlighter and eraser tool icons should be redesigned to look more realistic just like in the Apple Notes app or Microsoft OneNote app. That way they become even more identifiable to the user.

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                              • Import annotations from backed up PDF

                                When backed up on google drive, multiple people can add annotations. But they don’t show up on good notes. It should be able to destinguish a recent change and update my GoodNotes file. And not overwrite it.

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                                • Allow people to send things directly to goodnotes.

                                  I am a teacher and I would love if my students could send their work directly to goodnotes. Now I ask them to submit to google docs or email and then I need to manually copy it into goodnotes. I can export directly to email. I'd like to import from email as well.

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                                  • Links to files

                                    It would be useful to be able to include the link to a file. I often need to refer to pdf/pptx during a meeting but don´t want to import them all in goodnotes. Why can´t I just import a link from which I can open them?

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                                    • Ability to create tabs

                                      I would like the ability to make digital notebooks wherein i can create colored tabs.

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                                      • Quick switching between marking and writing and subsequent settings for both.

                                        When reviewing PDF documents I usually switch between marking and writing. For marking I'll use the option to straighten and for writng I'll use the zoom window.
                                        This means that three selections are required every time I switch:
                                        1. Pen or marker
                                        2. Selection of straighten or zoom window
                                        3. Deselection of currently used option of straighten or zoom window.

                                        I would very much like the option to have presets for annotation tools with the zoom and/or straighten options.

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                                        • Capture hyperlinks

                                          Enable another level of capture, right now if you select part of the background contains hyperlinks you can only take a screenshot, would like to be able to do and capture the screen and hyperlinks, would allow cut and paste of hyperlinks, could make button bars that could be pasted in as needed, or elements with active links that could be pasted to a page as needed. Would let you overlay the captured pic/hyper links over items on another page.

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