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  1. Would like to have more options regarding math figures.

    LectureNotes does this very good (see attached image)

    You can create and adjust coordinate systems, grids, dotted patterns, arrows, dotted lines and tables.

    135 votes
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  2. Hallo Goodnotes,

    can I insert a link (in my case a youtube link) into a document so that the link opens when I click on it?

    If not, is it planned?
    It would be very helpful for me.
    As a teacher, I plan all my lessons in Goodnotes and like to link to videos on Youtube or other homepages.

    Thanks a lot.

    Best regards
    Steffen

    128 votes
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  3. The shape tool is amazing no doubt but it still lacks some major shapes. If you try to draw a semi circle by a quick stroke it converts it to a straight line, same goes for an arc. This is difficult while taking maths lectures as it requires a lot of shapes. Some shapes that don't work are: semi circle, arc, sector, parabola.

    127 votes
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  4. Every time I color cause I make a lot of my diagrams on this app it takes so so much time to fill it in. Please add a fill function but not like the existing one where it highlights the area, one where it is the same color as the border around it. PLEASE and ty!

    125 votes
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  5. Should better and helpful if you can optimize to use ePub files

    120 votes
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  6. Create simple hyperlink to other notebooks within a notebook.

    118 votes
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  7. 116 votes
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  8. It would be awesome adding some LaTex text recognition so Engineering or science students could be able to take amazing notes. Also increase shape recognition capabilities like Bézier curves. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS APP!!!

    116 votes
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  9. It should be allowed to show two pages of the same notebook at the same time instead of only able to show two notebooks side by side. This allows us to read more at a time, or even draw diagrams that can span two pages.

    113 votes
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  10. Sometimes to sketch things out letter or DIN A4 are to short, so it would nice to have endless paper (like OneNote). Which you can scale if you need to print it out. Or have something like 4 DIN A4 papers which fit together with tesa strip.

    111 votes
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  11. Have the option to add page numbers to the notebook pages. I sometimes need to reference a page of my notebook along with a task form another page or notebook, right now I don't see a way to have page numbers happen automatically when adding or deleting pages from the notebook. Having a link system (so my task says "see notes on page 4" and when I insert a new second page - the note is now on page 5, the text would change "see notes on page 5".)

    110 votes
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  12. 110 votes
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  13. We should be able to add more things to the zoom tool bar such as the eraser, highlighter, and other pen colors

    107 votes
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  14. I am working with lots of pdfs and it's really fun to read an annotate them with GoodNotes. However, I'd like to use keywords and attach them everywhere in my notes (pdfs). Thereafter, I'd would link all keywords for all notes in one or more mindmaps. The, I should be able to access all occurences of a keyword (in all notes resp. pdfs) from my mindmaps. But, it need not to be mind maps. Structured listes (with subitems, subsubitems, and so on) could be a much simpler way to implement the structuring of keywords.

    Crucial in any way would be…

    105 votes
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  15. Currently I can only rearrange one page at a time.
    If I want 5 pages to be moved up or down in page order, I have to rearrange one by one.

    102 votes
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  16. To be able to choose between page by page scroll to a continous scroll. It´s necessary!!!

    96 votes
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  17. I read and annotate a lot of PDFs. Some of these PDFs although very compressed and have relatively small size (~30MB). Have lots of pages (200 plus). When I attempt to export back to PDFs, for review on my computer, the file becomes too big (>200MB) to transfer to my computer.

    Please incorporate a PDF like editing engine ( e.g.Adobe, Goodreader, etc) to control the size of exported PDFs with large number of pages)

    96 votes
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  18. A Graph Tool would be very usefull.

    93 votes
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  19. As a professional musician, GoodNotes is almost perfect for viewing and marking up sheet music both during rehearsals and performances! In my circle of friends and colleagues, GoodNotes is really becoming our go-to app! We unanimously agree that the only feature that is missing for viewing sheet music is the ability to view two pages at once (like an open book or in Mac's Preview "double-page viewing"). Is it possible that I'm just not seeing this feature?

    93 votes
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    We’re excited to announce that we have completed this feature. It is now available in the update GoodNotes 5.3 for iPadOS (13.1).

    With the update, we added full support for iPadOS’ multiple windows. It lets you do much more than viewing two documents side by side. To read everything you need to know about opening multiple documents, please visit goodnotes.com/ipad-os.

    How to open a new window:

    You can now open GoodNotes in multiple windows to view two documents side by side, view two pages of the same document in Split View, or pair it with other apps in spaces across your entire system. To open a new window, drag any of the elements listed below to the side of your screen:

    - the app icon from the dock
    - documents from the library
    - folders from the library
    - individual pages from the document thumbnail view
    - tabs from the…

  20. insert of split text function please... so if a user wants to add notes in between lines, s/he could insert a space and write

    92 votes
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