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  1. Dropbox sync

    You definitely have to include the Dropbox sync function as realized in goodreader. this would be essential!
    And I'm convinced a bunch of people will be willing to pay more for your app

    135 votes
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  2. Allow the deletion of highlighter, leaving text intact.

    Having highlighted some hand-written notes, the eraser will delete both the highlight and the text. Please give an option for the eraser to delete only the highlight, leaving the notes "underneath" intact.

    134 votes
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  3. OneNote integration

    Integration with onenote

    132 votes
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  4. TABS!

    Add divider tabs into notebooks to make it look like a loose leaf binder

    130 votes
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  5. Type text

    Simply the ability to type as well as write

    127 votes
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  6. Maths

    would love to see more mathematics tools such as a ruler, a pencil compass, a real life scale on the paper, and maybe even a calculator within the app. Maybe a calculator you can move on the screen or click it with your finger to summarize an easy equation? I bought an iPad intending to only use your app for all of my notes when I go into college now, but unfortunately I do not see myself using this app for mathematics just yet. Pie charts, gifs and videos in the notes would also be very helpful. (I could for…

    125 votes
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  7. It would be great if it came with a record feature, so during lecture I could record the lecture. And each slide have a sound icon

    During lecture I like to record the prof. So I can listen to him when I get home. It would be nice to be able to have this integrated with good note. Where every slide has a little sound icon where I can click and see what's the prof said for that slide. So it's like a continue record feature but every time I go to the next page in the slide good note knows I've moved on and put a sound icon on the previous slide. Definitely add a pause button too.

    124 votes
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  8. Enable Good Notes on the web so you can edit notebooks from a webpage on a computer

    I would love it if there was a way to access notebooks online in a way that we could edit the organization of the notebooks. This could be in the form of a website where you can log in to access your notebooks, or maybe making a downloadable app/program for Windows.

    122 votes
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  9. 112 votes
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  10. Recording and live notes replay

    Please allows us to record during our note taking and also allow the note replay. For example like in the app notability they allow recording and it shows you writing notes while the recording is being played back.

    109 votes
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  11. Visual folder instead of Categories

    There is a categories option but visual folders would be more nicer to see and far more usable
    Obviously with subfolder support

    108 votes
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  12. Collaborate on shared notebooks with multiple users

    Simulaneously share notebooks for use through the web with other users.

    Talkboard is a free app by Citrix that allows for sharing of a white board with multiple users. The writing features are in general, the same as good notes.

    If notebooks could support features to share with other users simultaneously, even select notebooks, then I would be able to use good notes as a collaboration tool on top of it being a note taking tool.

    108 votes
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  13. Multiple open documents

    I often need to go back and forth between multiple documents. Can we have three or four such open documents at once, possibly selecting them from icons on a toolbar, etc?

    107 votes
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  14. Add a calendar sheet into the paper type box

    Add a paper page as new paper type with the date of today into the default paper type. So you are able to create a new note book with empty pages withe the date of today like a dairy book.

    107 votes
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  15. Goodnotes for iPhone 6 Plus same as for iPad

    It would be great to have same functionality of Goodnotes on iPhone 6 Plus as on the iPad including functionality of Adonit Jot Touch with Pixelpoint and Wacom intuos creative Stylus 2.

    106 votes
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  16. Add tables!

    I use Goodnotes for all my Uni lectures, and I have to hand draw massive tables for reducing finite state machines in discrete mathematics. If there was a table wizard that would be awesome!

    105 votes
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  17. Add a page counter

    A page counter would be fine. As of now the only way to know where exactly you are on a document is to open the thumbnail feature. If the page number were displayed (maybe as an in/out option) it would save us a good deal of time.

    102 votes
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  18. Editable bookmarks and table of contents (outline) which are exportable together with the pdf file.

    Other pdf apps should be able to detect the bookmarks and outlines.

    101 votes
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  19. 98 votes
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  20. 96 votes
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