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  1. Selective auto-backup

    Allow for disabling automatic syncing on selected files when automatic backup is enabled.

    Auto-backup is very useful for having a continuous workflow between iOS and a computer. The problem is that goodnotes is useful for writing notes as well as viewing PDFs.

    Many users like to sync their notes but do not want PDFs synced to their folder every time they view a new PDF on iOS.

    Enabling selective auto-backup would allow to keep a continuous workflow for notes but without being annoyed with PDFs syncing every time you open one in good notes.

    Thank you for your time.

    7 votes
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    • Add the pen to the pop up when you hold down on the screen

      When I am wanting to use the pen, Adobe has an option where you hold down the screen and can add a textbox, draw freehand, highlight, etc. I think that the option to use the pen/highligh should be available in the Goodnotes app so I can easily edit my document quickly without having the toolbar on the screen

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      • 2 votes
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        • Add sub folders and tags

          I'd love to be able to have sub folders and be able to add tags to my documents to make it easier to sort them

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            We’re happy to inform you that we have started working on a much improved document management system for the new version of GoodNotes, which will most likely contain tags and subfolders.

          • Must have two way sync to become best note app out there. ≈

            Must have two way sync to become best note app out there. No point having one way back up and files accumulate on the Dropbox. when I delete on my device, the file must disappear from my Dropbox as well. When I move a file, I only need it in the new destination and not in both destination on my Dropbox. I will not go to my dropbox and manually clean out files!?

            4 votes
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            • add green ink colour in the small windows of zoom mode

              It would be similar to a normal multi-colour pen, black/red/blue/green. We would have one more good choice of colour.
              Thanks

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              • New ShortCuts for the Adonit Pen

                Please can you make it possible to go forward a page, or back, or change pen colour by holding down the button etc...

                Noteshelf can do this, but hope your app will.

                6 votes
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                • add polygonal lines, bezier lines and rotate/mirror selection option

                  Adding this tools the App would be much more usefull in order to use it as a sketch tool usable for a first approach 'in loco' during a project idea development.

                  15 votes
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                  • Allow the Creation of Nested Bookmarks

                    Some classes have very long slides making it hard to handle large amounts of bookmarks. The ability to nest bookmarks (like the PDF outlines) would be very handy.

                    16 votes
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                    • Move single page

                      Move a single page from one notebook to another notebook. Example I have a in progress workbook and would like to move a page to a completed work book.

                      18 votes
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                      • lasso tool screenshot

                        Sometimes you have to copy text or an image from a pdf to another page, and it would be great to do this with the lasso tool. But then the lasso tool would need the auto shape option to grab an image without anything else and give it a rectangular shape.

                        31 votes
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                        • Integrate Pinterest

                          For interior designers it would be great to have an app which you could easily create mood boards from. A lot of designers use Pinterest as a way of collating ideas for 'mood boards' and having the ability to import images from Pinterest boards, sketch around them and add notes would be so convenient. At the moment, many designers do this sort of thing in Photoshop, but it takes a while to copy/paste/resize - however the goal is just to bounce ideas around quickly - this app could speed things up a lot!

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                          • Can do line spacing....single, double, etc.i use the app for my note taking at school and typing out my projects.

                            Be able to do line spacing, from single, double etc as asked by teacher for various papers

                            4 votes
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                            • This app is the best! One more possible feature could be a playback of the written notes: will be great for producing video tutorial

                              This app is the best! One more possible feature could be a playback button of the written notes: will be great for producing high quality video tutorial.
                              I'm doing this a bit by using undo redo button, but clearly this way drive you crazy!

                              3 votes
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                              • 1 vote
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                                • A password feature for each notebook would be AMAZING!

                                  I use GoodNotes in my classroom and love it! However, I have 100 student that have to share 25 iPads. Middle schoolers greatly enjoy sabotaging each other's work. I'd greatly appreciate a password feature for each notebook...possibly with an override feature. Too much to ask? Not for the geniuses behind this awesome app! ;)

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Please enable right to left writing in the zoom area (the blue box)

                                    Please enable right to left writing in the zoom area (the blue box)

                                    23 votes
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                                    • an option add options for "Zoom mode auto scrolling"

                                      an option add options for "Zoom mode auto scrolling" while writing on center after finished writing auto align center and U can continue writing without moving your hand. Exmpl : U are writing left to right after complete words or chars it move right if U draw char width 40px it move 40px left and center of field empty space for continue your writing.
                                      Write words same point .

                                      6 votes
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                                      • add "format painter" option...

                                        ...as most word processing programs have.

                                        Users should be able to quickly make a certain area of text/markup have the same format as another area.

                                        Currently, the "recolor" option is the only way to come close to doing something like this, but that option is severely limited by the fact that:

                                        1) there is no way to verify the exact color and pen size of the original or "template" mark-up that a user needs to match and

                                        2) after lassoing and selecting "recolor," users are given only the complete color array to choose from but NO WAY TO SELECT FROM…

                                        3 votes
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                                        • 8 votes
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