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  1. Stencils

    The shape recognition I find difficult to use. I would think a resize-able stencil system would work much better.

    I would add these stencils. Each would allow you to draw only part of the stencil for max flexibility of what you can do with them.

    Ruler Stencil - It would be a ruler but instead of drawing on the edge it would be hollowed out slit down the center to a select-able thickness that you want to draw. The end of this ruler would have a 'pin' to lock it down for the purpose of drawing multiple lines joining at…

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    • Quick web search without leaving the app

      What if users could do an internet serch without leaving the app?
      Several notetaking apps have an internet browser included. It' is a very handy feature for serching things on Wikipedia or Google and then get straight back to what you're doing.
      It dosen need to be a superb internet browser! It would be just for searching additional information on what you're reading/studing

      9 votes
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      • Add a script type face to emulate print style handwriting. I like my educational documents to appear more friendly. LOVE YOUR APP.

        Add a script style font printed or scroll, to make annotations look more friendly. Really useful app. I can prepare educational material on my iPad stretched out on the sofa!

        2 votes
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        • System to flag actions

          Have a lot of files and folders. A system to allow you to flag action items and then have them viewable in the main folder. You should be able to tick these off also from this summary page.

          7 votes
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          • to sync with OwnCloud

            Beside the Dropbox sync an OwnCloud would be cool. It gives more flexibility in using GoodNotes.
            Dirk

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            • Make it possible to add text boxes in the margin (similar to Word) which woul be very helpful when correcting essays

              Make it possible to add text boxes in the margin (similar to Word) which woul be very helpful when correcting essays

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              • Create template using selection tool - Export from selection

                At the moment i can nicely create templates exporting current page or all pages. It would be great if on "options/Export" tab we could have third option which could be "Export Selection"

                There is two options at the moment:
                1. Export Current Page
                2. Export All Page

                New Option - 3. Export Selection

                Also would be great if we could select multiple pages for export.

                Cheers,

                17 votes
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                • GoodNotes keeps crashing while I'm highlighting!

                  Every time I am highlighting for an extended period of about 20 minutes, it shuts off, goes to the black screen with a silver apple logo, then i have to go back into good notes. It doesn't save the last 10 seconds of highlighting before it crashes. Mainly this is just really annoying especially if it happens during a lecture and i end up missing notes. Please fix this!

                  9 votes
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                  • Add a writing to text feature

                    A feature that can recognize handwritten notes as typed text.

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                    • create an Android version of Goodnotes

                      My friends use Goodnotes on their iPad and it is hands down the best program out there. I use an Android tablet and would pay for Goodnotes in a heartbeat if it were available. For now, I am stuck with apps that just don't work as well.

                      26 votes
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                      • more hierarchies of sub-categories

                        more hierarchies of sub-categories

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                        • 1 vote
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                          • whiteboard

                            I ma a teacher and I use the app as a presenter. It should ne useful switching from PDF to whiteboard and vice versa.

                            9 votes
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                            • PowerPoint to handout

                              When importing a PowerPoint into goodnotes, add the option to convert it in a handout format with options to choose how many slides you would like per page.

                              9 votes
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                              • Ability design upload and share covers

                                So the covers are not that great in good notes. One way around this is to hire a fancy designer. The other could be to let the good notes community upload covers somewhere that we can all share.

                                3 votes
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                                • to rotate pictures and texte

                                  if you want to add an Picture or cut out a text an insert it in a page, you have the oppertunity to do things like change size, color, delete or something like that. And a good addition is that we can rotate pictures and texte.

                                  12 votes
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                                  • Make palm rest two different styles

                                    Style one: Transparent
                                    So if I write straight on the file without using the zooming box, I can still see most of the stuff below!

                                    Style two: Non-transparent
                                    So I can use it as a shade. So I can creating self testing notes!

                                    3 votes
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                                    • 8 votes
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                                      • Usage of iPen 1 as supported by version 3

                                        Please re-activate the support of iPen version 1. Version 4.0 is not supporting the use anymore...! Thx

                                        13 votes
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                                        • Please put the zoom window on the bottom when toolbar is set to bottom or put the whole tool bar on the zoom window

                                          I like the toolbar at the bottom because it's easier to change between pen, eraser and highlighter like that. But, when the toolbar is set to bottom, the zoom window moves to the top of the screen, which is more or less unusable. Please keep the zoom window on the bottom or maybe put the full tool bar directly on the zoom window.

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