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  1. single finger erase

    Hi!

    Goodnotes is amazing, it transformed my ipad experience. The one gripe I have is that it is really cumbersome to switch between pen and eraser. I suggest that when the stylus is used, and "single finger drag" is turned off, I should be able to turn on "single finger erase". So write with stylus, erase with finger, drag with two fingers.

    Hope this is a small and easy feature... I'd definitely pay for it!

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    • Allow layers when writing on notes so you can show with or without various layer.

      Allow layers when writing on notes so you can show with or without various layer.

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      • Add the ability to "lock" an image

        Would be great to lock an image in place so that we can select/erase images above without compromising the locked image.

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        • Cut and paste pictures

          Please make it possible to cut and paste pictures I add to my notice, sometimes I don’t need the whole picture

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          • Expand font options in text

            Allow users to import their own (downloaded) fonts. Especially since the audience for digital planners and journaling is expanding day by day!

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            • Get these Planned Feedbacks UP AND RUNNING

              Good notes stop playing with us, it’s 2018 why isn’t the recorder an added feature yet. The fact so many people don’t get the good notes app because this feature. I personally use Notability most of the time just for this feature and I freaking HATE THAT APP. Even the most basic writing apps have this feature. Come on Good Notes, you guys have this amazing app, with amazing features that put Notability in the ground. You guys have all this amazing suggests in your planned but not putting them into action. If everything, in the planned sugguestions gets added…

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              • Wireframing paper templates

                Add paper templates that are used for wireframing apps and websites. You can many here: http://sneakpeekit.com/

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                • Provide option to disable tools for touch ("fingers") when pen is in use

                  Please provide an option that disables the tools (erase, lasso, etc) when the pencil is in use:

                  Happens all the time that I'm "in erase mode" and want to scroll using the finger and accidentally erasing parts of the note instead of the intended scrolling.

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                  • Splitscreen for two good-notes Documents/Files at once („in app splitscreen“)

                    That would be amazing if you dont have to switch between two document without seein them at the same time !

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                    • Retain highlight searchability on PDF export

                      Please make the highlighting a user has added to PDFs in GoodNotes recognizable and therefore searchable in other programs on export (for example using preview on the Mac). PDF Expert and PDF Viewer both have this feature. Without it, all that work highlighting goes to waste if you need to export. Having an app that allows for highlighting recognition and handwriting searchability on export would make this truly a one-stop solution for those of us working with PDFs all the time and across multiple devices!

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                      • Add frequent features to the menu bar like text, copy, and paste.

                        It would be so much easier to access features like adding text, or copying and pasting if it were in the menu bar rather than having to press and hold. Sometimes you have to do that a couple times to get the secondary menu to pop up.

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                        • List date/time under each thumbnail image

                          When I look at thumbnails for a notebook, it would be GREAT to be able to see the data/time the page was created under the thumbnail. I use a notebook for journaling meetings for an entire month. That would make it so much easier to find a page for a specific date. Even searching for a specific create data range of pages would be AMAZING. Thanks.

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                          • Move pen thickness selector above colour selector

                            I have set a huge range of custom colours for easy switching whenever needed but it is a hassle to have to scroll through all of the colours just to get to the pen thickness selector, so it would be great if the pen thickness selector could be put at the top instead!

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                            • Have a scrolling page, so you don’t have to move you hand, the page moves. Penultimate

                              Scrolling notes page. So when you are writing, you don’t have to move your hand, the page moves instead. Penultimate has this feature, but you overall app is much better.

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                              • Enable Goodnotes for Windows 10

                                Could you please enable Goodnotes to be compatible with Windows 10? I have used the app on the Ipad and it is my favourite note-taking app. Your help to all WIndows users will be great :)

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                                • Integrated flashcard system as a notebook option!

                                  When you create a notebook you can choose the paper type as two columns where one automatically becomes the front of the card of the "index card"and the other becomes the back side. Or you can simply insert this page within a notebook when necessary. I am learning a language and I would find this extremely useful with my studies!

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                                  • I would like to be able to add custom templates to a notebook

                                    I want to be able to add custom templates into notebooks. It would also be great if the text conversion could happen directly on the page like with the Nebo app.

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                                    • Fuse and separate notebooks

                                      The posibility of making a notebook from others that you made before whould be great. And also separete a notebook in smaller ones.

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                                      • Collaboration

                                        Add a collaboration feature for group projects

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                                        • The ability to use the app on my surface pro!

                                          I hate that I can't use Goodnotes on my Surface Pro, My job is office based, we don't have ios, and it sure would be nice to use my digital planner...or at least a web based option.

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