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  1. make it possible to sort the dropbox folder by date when i add a file to goodnotes. this way i can e.g. select easily the latest file

    i suggest you make it possible to sort the dropbox folder by date when i add a file to goodnotes. this way i can e.g. select easily the latest file

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    • Develop Evernote Sync

      Love the app. It would be SO much GREATER if it could sync with Evernote (yours is WAY better than Penultimate!!!)

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      • File syncing

        The ability to add a folder from Dropbox and sync it for better access to PDFs... Eg apps like pdf expert and goodreader. This would allow the fantastic text options of this app with the better pdf management of other apps.

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        • Have the ability to add borders to images imported into a file.

          An image which has just been imported may need a few aesthetic and functional framing/bordering.

          So if an option "put a box around the image" can be made available it would be a handy tool.

          I know I can draw 4 lines separately and join them to get the box made, but a simpler one touch option will be nice.

          Thanks,

          Shashank.

          11 votes
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          • Hi, I am trying to figure out how to crop a image in good notes, please help

            I am a artist who would like to use small details from images in my notes - could the lasso tool be used to select areas of a image to copy and paste ? Thanks

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            • Propose current meeting header from iOS calendar or current street/city as notebook name

              When creating an new notebook, it would be great if GoodNotes would propose the header of the current meeting from my iOS calendar and/or the current street/city (GPS position) if no meeting was found in the iOS calendar.

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              • Page copy feature

                Please reinstate the page copy feature to allow ability to cut and paste pages in a new notebook or other app.

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                • Ink opacity slider

                  I bought and discarded 5 other apps before finding Goodnotes.
                  No compare anywhere. But NoteSuite has an interesting feature. A separate slider for ink opacity. This gives the writing a much more genuine fountain pen ink appearance.
                  Would be nice to have in GoodNotes

                  8 votes
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                  • Bring back the virtual bookshelf

                    Aesthetics is as big a part of a good, functional app as anything. In GN3 the virtual wood-colored bookshelf was a great way to display and sort through documents... Any chance this can be revitalized?

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                    • Add arc as one of the auto geometry fixes

                      I work in architecture and spend a lot of time surveying existing buildings. I think GoodNotes will be a good replacement for our current method of recording the room dims (paper!!) .
                      What I'd like to see is the auto geometry correcter feature to include arc's so that when I'm sketching a rooms basic shape I can easily sketch bay windows, rounded corners etc.
                      Accuracy is unnescssay as these are only sketches that will be drawn up properly in AutoCAD, is only readability we require whilst recording the building.

                      I've attached a typical hand sketched survey to give you an…

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                      • Different backup apps & formats per folder

                        I'm using Goodnotes for work and personal notes. My personal notes I backup to Dropbox as goodnotes files but my work ones I need to backup to Google and make PDF so others can see them. The only way around this today is to have the app on two different devices.

                        The ability to determine the backup app, file type and then subsequent folder per goodnotes folder would be great.

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                        • To provide "secret folder" with passwords.

                          The function of secret folder with password which could protects user's private notes.

                          Not for all app, user could set the folders as secret folders or not separately.

                          5 votes
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                          • For iPhone please add Full screen function and move tool to Zoom window

                            Please see example idea as attached (first for original , second is my idea) . Please update with new version . It will more perfect for everyone. I use Goodnotes every day via iPhone. Thanks for developer to make this app. Thanks again.

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                            • 1 vote
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                              • Line Height setting from Zoom window Settings (v4.1)

                                Specify/change Line Height for current page from Zoom window. Helpful for notating on imported pages (not based on GoodNotes template).

                                6 votes
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                                • Alcuni Miglioramenti

                                  1- riconoscimento del semicerchi nelle forme geometriche
                                  2- poter scrivere del testo con la tastiera quando e dove si vuole senza introdurre la casella di testo
                                  3- poter asssociare una registrazioone audio a ciò che si scrive
                                  4- creare una libreria dove poter salvare disegni che possono essere utilizzati in seguito

                                  3 votes
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                                  • 4 votes
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                                    • Add Hide and Unhide Highlighted Text for Script work

                                      I have been using GoodNotes for theatrical script work as an actor for highlighting lines and adding notes to my PDF scripts. I would love the ability to temporarily hide the PDF text as I learn my lines. Perhaps just the ability to switch yellow for white would be sufficient.

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                                      • Enhance the Geometry button!

                                        I love being able to draw lines, circles, ovals and squares. But I use the app all the time to draw out some graphs and ideas that require more geometry.

                                        We could enhance the Geometry button with these great ideas:
                                        ・Let us draw curved lines!!!
                                        ・When it's turned on, and you draw a square or circle, you can afterwards enlarge it like you would be able to do with an image.
                                        ・After we've drawn a curved line allow us to stretch the angle, change the curve here and there!

                                        38 votes
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                                        • Easier way to choose selection displayed via AirPlay

                                          Selecting what part of the document is displayed via AirPlay is cumbersome, especially when annotating and displaying 8.5in x 11in PDFs. I like NoteTaker HD's approach - have an adjustable selection box that displays what part of the document is shown through AirPlay (see attached image).

                                          9 votes
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