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  1. Writing tools shortcuts

    If there could be a tray where I can add 4-5 various colors of pens and highlighter mimicking a real physical object that I can just pickup and write. For example, I could add a red colored pen with fine thickness, a black colored pen with bold thickness, yellow highlighter pen with certain thickness and automatic straight line.

    In that way I can jump between each tools and options without having to turn on/off auto-straight-line function or adjust the thickness every time I change a writing tool.

    You can let this function to be optional that users can toggle on/off…

    253 votes
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  2. 238 votes
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  3. 236 votes
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  4. Ability to use additional fonts

    Hello,

    I purchased the full version of this great application and have been using it for some time. The one thing that I would absolutely love to see changed... I mean I feel if the functionality allowed this it would turn this from being a great application to an amazing must have application is the ability to use additional fonts. Why do you restrict the font selection to just a few??? Why not allow us to use any font that we have installed (.ttf) File) in our iPhone or iPad??? I would be elated if you would consider adding this…

    235 votes
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  5. Convert handwriting to text

    Convert handwriting to text as an option only when using the zoom window to write. Font and paragraph attributes could be adjusted and saved as default for handwriting to text conversion. I write because it's faster but for some custom backgrounds (log forms), having text would be ideal. I can't sacrifice the time to use text boxes when working with clients and patients.

    222 votes
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  6. "Favorites pens" as tools

    Im using green thin and navy thick pen.
    and need to change very quickly.
    but everytime I have to select color and pen size.
    that would be awesome configurable favorite pens on top of bar for one click select the pensize+color

    204 votes
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  7. 199 votes
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  8. Add 2 and 3 finger tap shortcuts for undo and redo like Procreate

    Using the Apple pencil is really cool, but I find that undoing and redoing is really annoying using the toolbar at the top. Having a feature like in Procreate to undo with a 2 finder tap and redo with a 3 finger tap would make taking notes much more fluid.

    198 votes
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  9. Move pages to another notebook.

    Is there a way to move pages from one notebook to another? When inside a notebook it would be great if I could go into the edit menu, select pages and then click on 'move' and then select the other notebook to send them to. This would help keep things organised.

    195 votes
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  10. lasso tool to copy and paste PDF text, images, graphs, etc

    This option to have lasso tool to be able to copy, paste, and move existing text, images, graphs, any visuals that are important would be simply amazing.

    191 votes
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  11. Layer

    Allow users to put comments on different layers. It would be helpful if these could be turned on/ off, or have their transparency % adjusted like in the Photoshop Touch application. Selecting annotations on one layer only or locking others would be useful as well.

    190 votes
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  12. 187 votes
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  13. Whiteboard mode - Or endless papersize

    Actual the size of the paper is fixed.
    But nevertheless that I use A0 I am limited during Brainstorming and other creative workshops. Therefore I must use another tool (Zoomnotes). But this is not helpful at all to switch from tool to tool.
    Is there a chance in the near future to implement a more to enlarge the size of the paper endless?

    174 votes
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  14. Easy undo gesture

    A two finger double tap for undo and a three finger double tap for redo would be great. Quick and easy gesture for undoing and redoing

    169 votes
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  15. 167 votes
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  16. Add a pencil tool

    Add a pencil tool that acts and looks like a real pencil (compatible with all the capabilities of the Apple Pencil).

    161 votes
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  17. 159 votes
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  18. More Text box capabilities

    I would like more options on what you can do with the text box. Such as:

    1) ability to have two different writing styles in the same text box (red and black, bold and regular)
    2) An indent button
    3) maybe even a whole different text box for bullet points, lists, and things of that sort

    157 votes
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  19. Better typewriting support. I mean paragraph text and not just a grotty text box.

    A separate button next to the “pens” for typewriting. This would entail being able to type normally wherever we tap on the page to create an insertion point. This would also contemplate minimal text styling; bold, italic, underline, several colours and the ability to change font and/or font size for any given part of the text.

    154 votes
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  20. Full synch with iCloud or Dropbox

    I typically need to work on the same document in multiple devices. For example, i may annotate a pdf at home using my iPad but at work I may need to read the annotated pdf in my laptop. Would be great to have full synch using iCloud Dropbox or similar services

    148 votes
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