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  1. 5 votes
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    • Also to be able to copy and paste from another app into GN.

      Being able to Copy a section from another app and paste it into GoodNotes would be a real plus for me. I go back and forth from several apps in my study and use Noteability to do this often. Having a sticky note to add a side point and being able to paste into that would make this app my favorite.

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      • 3 votes
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        • Lock the screen position

          This will eliminate problems when the wrist protection doesn't work. There could be a tool that can manual zoom and grab the screen to move it instead of using two fingers. When u write with a stylus and rest your wrist on the screen, the screen won't move around.

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          • Create custom graphics by drawing them!

            If you could create custom graphics and save them to the "Add" menu, it would really increase productivity for note taking. For example, it would be great to make an x,y axis just once, save it, and then be able to use in for all future notes. Another use could be in chemistry, saving commonly used graphical representations of molecules and being able to paste when needed.

            16 votes
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            • Locked notebook

              It would be kind if you could lock a single notebook or category with a short numeral password.
              This could be usefull in order to defend delicate notes.

              Bye Bye

              Matteo

              16 votes
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              • More Stylus compatibility

                I'm going to buy an HEX 3 YuFu Pro stylus and I'd like Good Notes 4 will work with it and others stylus...

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                • Add the select button to the zoom window toolbar

                  You've made a lot of great improvements and now zoom toolbar is almost as powerful as the main toolbar except the select button. I use it very often so it would be wonderful if you could put it there.

                  Thank you very much for you work!

                  4 votes
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                  • App passcode lock essential for sync with Dropbox/ Evernote

                    To link the app with Dropbox or Evernote it needs to be secure, therefore it needs a passcode lock like Penultimate.

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                    • To print in original size (don't fit to page printing)

                      If I load a german format for paper, called Din A5, it will be fit to DIN A4.

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                      • 1 vote
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                        • 5 votes
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                          • 10 votes
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                            • Add blank pages in the middle of the document

                              It would be nice if we could add blank pages into the document.

                              We can add new pages at the beginning and the end of the document, but if we're reviewing an existing pdf, then the new page added copies the current one we're looking at. This is obviously not ideal.

                              It would be best if we could add blank pages into the document. Especially in the middle of the document. That way, when taking notes during a lecture, I could add a page and make drawings or take copious notes just at the right spot.

                              15 votes
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                              • Create a post it option :)

                                A comment box that minimizes while leaving an icon that shows there is a comment. The "post-it" should open on click to show the entire comment.

                                7 votes
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                                • Record option

                                  I would like to record a lecture at the same time as to handwrite my notes. That way I can always go back to what the prof said in case I missed something. The app would be all inclusive.

                                  22 votes
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                                  • Let us choose which files gets synced in iCloud

                                    Letting us choose which files gets synced on the iCloud will make it much easier and faster to load. Not all files on the iPad i need on the iPhone and vice versa so implementing this "choose what gets synced" will make it way faster and cleaner. Thank you.

                                    10 votes
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                                    • 21 votes
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                                      • Add tables for information

                                        Add tables for information

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                                        • add keyboard key on front pannel

                                          I'm a medical school student and I need fast writing. Therefore, I purchased Wireless Keyboard, but it is difficult to insert keyboard text in GoodNotes. Now there are two way to insert keyboard text: (1) press (+) button on left side and click "text box" button. (2) press the screen for a while and click "Text".
                                          I suggest you to insert "Text box" button on the front side. How about between Pen and eraser?

                                          3 votes
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