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  1. 6 votes
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    • Display bookmark name on the page (as an option)

      It will make it easier to skim through bigger notebooks, as for 4.0.3 there is no immediate indication whether given page has been bookmarked or not.

      7 votes
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      • Shape recognition matched to either Pencil or Marking mode by default

        I always use the marking function with shape recognition and I always use the pencil mode without shape recognition.

        Please add the option of selecting either function with auto shape by default.

        3 votes
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        • Ability to merge notes into one by merge, moving entire pages, or selected pages to a new note

          This would be similar to importing a PDF, where you ask where to place it, above, below, or in a new note.

          3 votes
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          • 5 votes
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            • Start with last edited notebook open

              The upgrade to version 4 has removed a nice feature in version 3. When GoodNotes opens I always need to go and open the required notebook. I would much prefer the option to be able to open the last notebook that was open when the app closed at the last editing point.

              4 votes
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              • 6 votes
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                • Add Handwriting Gestures - Like Myscript Notes Mobile

                  I am very impressed with the handwriting recognition in Myscript Notes. I am using this application along with GoodNotes all the time. Myscript allows very useful handwriting gestures such as Erase by marking over word, Sentence, or entire line. This alone is an awesome tool! These are other powerful gestures that are available. Increase space, decrease space, add line space, wright over and replace.

                  44 votes
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                  • As in version 3 please allow to custom organize the books within a category, other than by name or date

                    it is great that you added the option to organize by Name & date but please don't take away the option of custome organize them as you had in Version 3. PLEASE JUST PUT THAT OPTION BACK IN VERSION 4

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                    • 6 votes
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                      • give the ability to embed youtube links.

                        As you write, sometimes it woud be handy to have a youtube link placed into your note pages. Goodnotes seems to be lacking in this area.

                        19 votes
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                        • 2 votes
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                          • Color wheel picker

                            Entering a hex value is difficult when needing a precise color not found I the palette. Can we have a color wheel with brightness slider, similar to UPAD for color selection? Thanks!

                            14 votes
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                            • word prediction

                              can Goodnotes merge with either iReadwrite or Co:Writer to allow writing supports for students who need them

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                              • A way to 'flatten' a page

                                A way to 'flatten' a page to create a background. Currently I create the page then email it to myself to get this feature.

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                                • Two way sync dropbox to modify or edit on mac

                                  Be able to modify on mac pdf and sync back to app.

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                                  • Port GoodNotes to the Windows Store

                                    Windows touch screen tablet devices are growing rapidly, support for Windows would be great as even Microsoft's OneNote does not work as well with palm resting on all devices.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • 4 votes
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                                      • Select individual backup files

                                        Needs an individual manual backup options. I have a 180mb PDF file, which I don't want the file to be (auto)backup.

                                        10 votes
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                                        • Need more sort options and filtering in file list

                                          At the bare minimum, we need a reverse sort option. Date is nice, but if I am looking for my newest doc, I don't want to scroll to the bottom to find it.

                                          Not sure if you could do it, but create date and last modified date would be nice to have separately.

                                          Manual/custom sorting would be great to but already in another idea.

                                          Being able to filter the file list would be great for those of us who have a lot of documents.

                                          13 votes
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