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  1. File & folder hierarchy for improved notebook/folder management with better ui

    Even though we have some category options, they are limited and the ui is not the best. Implementation of a folder hierarchy structure with a better ui (may be with tags/labels) will make managing notebooks much more easier. Lack of hierarchy on folder management is the biggest problem&missing feature of all note taking apps which are currently available and this difference will surely make GoodNotes the preferred one over other competitors.

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      19 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Rotating selected items

      I would love to have the ability to rotate handwriting, text, and images selected with the lasso tool. It would greatly be appreciated. Thanks!¡!

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      • Enable pen angle recognition for Apple pencil and ruler function.

        The Apple notes app and some Adobe apps recognize the angle in which the Apple pencil is lead over the surface of the iPad and changes the stroke width depending on that angle,
        Furthermore the ruler feature of Apple notes would be helpful to aim at a certain point drawing lines. Especially drawing graphs would be easier in this way.

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        • Option to convert whole page/note to text

          It would be great to have shortcut that converts a whole page or note to text with having to use the laso tool. Further, the text should then be automatically pasted into a duplicate page following the converted handwritten page(s) or or possible a duplicate note for whole note conversions.

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            under review  ·  20 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Templates! Flyers, Outlines, Planners, Calendars, To-Do's and Template manager

            Create more templates that are quick and easy to edit and change. Make a template management system or folder.

            Make templates for Work, School, Business, Time Mgmt, Expenses, Budgets etc.

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            • The most useful feature for me would be to record audio while taking notes. When reviewing the notes, click on a word to hear that selection

              The most useful feature for me would be to record audio while taking notes. When reviewing the notes, click on a word to hear that selection.
              This feature is used with the app "AudioNote" but I like "GoodNotes" much better. PLEASE add this feature so I only have to use ONE app for all my notes!

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              • Vertical scroll

                Continuous vertical scrolling would be great for quick maneuver. horizontally scroll each page took me very long time.

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                • global search engine (-> searching for keyword in EVERY document)

                  you can do that on the pc (-> pdf xchange viewer) or on mac (spotlight search): if you enter a keyword it gives you a list of every page your word appears on, which is an incredible feature for learning with e.g. your universties pdfs.

                  goodnotes offers you the chance to look for a word within ONE pdf file, but there's no global search engine - which I believe is a feature a lot of people would appreciate!!
                  (no other ipad app has this, so be the first ;) )

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                    • Password protected notebooks

                      This is amazing app to write notes, but there is no option to set password on some notebooks, these make more privacy on some personal notebooks , we hope you add this feature in next update.

                      Regards

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                      • Continuous Page

                        Can you add a continuous page for note taking that we can later create page breaks. Also please add the ability to insert or delete lines.

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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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                          • Moving pages between notebooks instead of copy, paste and delete manually

                            To move pages between Notebooks, you have to copy and paste the respective page. After that you have to go back and delete the page from the original place in order to avoid double pages. Please ad a function to just move pages from one Notebook to another.

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                            • To create a table of content with links to the sections and subsections

                              To create a table of content with links to the sections and subsections

                              639 votes
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                                • 595 votes
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                                  • Use TouchID to Secure App

                                    I would like to use TouchID to both open the app (a la Dropbox) and/or individual notebook TouchID verification.

                                    585 votes
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                                    • Add a writing to text feature

                                      A feature that can recognize handwritten notes as typed text.

                                      582 votes
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                                      • Business papers such as Diaries. Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Yearly. Todo lists etc

                                        Add more business related papers for diaries

                                        Daily Agendas
                                        Daily Diary
                                        Weekly
                                        Monthly
                                        Yearly

                                        Todo lists etc.

                                        560 votes
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                                        • add a button to add a date to the page.

                                          When you take notes, it is usefull that you would like to add a date. This feature would allow by simply click to add the current date or dropdown to access calendar.

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