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  1. It would be nice if we could have infinitely long sheets like in Onenote. There really isn't a need to be restricted to physical dimensions of paper anymore.

    1,635 votes

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    Hey everyone, in GoodNotes 5, we added the ability to set the scrolling direction to “vertical”: https://support.goodnotes.com/hc/en-us/articles/360000118135-How-to-set-the-scrolling-direction-to-horizontal-or-vertical

    We’re using a framework for page handling that treats every page as a separate file. This allows things like:
    - export of a selection of pages
    - easy reordering of pages within a document
    - rotation of pages
    - adding images/photos as standalone pages
    - mixing multiple file types (PDF, Word, PowerPoint, GoodNotes) in a single document
    - etc.

    Since each page is an individual file, a truly infinite sheet is not feasible with the current framework.

  2. Goodnotes 3 one could manually sort the notes, please add the function again as name and date is not enough, at university I sometimes upload allot of docs at a time and need to re order them!!

    1,451 votes

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  3. 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!

    1,326 votes

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  4. An Eyedropper tool so that you can copy the colour of your handwriting when you reinstall the app and import your backup

    1,269 votes

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  5. Please show the GoodNotes documents in a folder in the Internal section of the new iOS 11 Files app next to the folders of Pages, Keynote and Numbers.

    1,181 votes

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  6. 871 votes

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

    872 votes

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  8. 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.

    862 votes

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  9. 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.

    759 votes

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  10. 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

    758 votes

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  11. Similar to MS paint it would be useful to have a paint bucket tool that would fill a color inside the lines of a shape. Most of the functionality is already added with the shape fill color option, but for drawings that dont use it there is no efficient way to fill the space.

    756 votes

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  12. Like in any application you can send images or objects backward, forward, etc. Would be great to have this especially when you want the handwritings to overlap with images or vice versa, or when you need to edit it.
    When I was still using a Samsung Note 8, I was able to do this so, im pretty sure the mighty iPad Pro can do it as well :)
    its pretty basic since many of the applications already in iOS do this. Would love for this basic feature to be available. if it already is, please... someone help me!

    690 votes

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  13. 682 votes

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  14. To be able to organise pages into sub folders 'within' each notebook would be very useful.

    665 votes

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    In GoodNotes 5 we implemented the option to create infinite subfolders to replace the concept of “categories” in GoodNotes 4. Consider using multiple documents in a subfolders instead of adding everything to one notebook. If you want to further divide your notebook internally, you can use bookmarks or custom outlines to label your pages.

  15. Often the pdf documents have ~1" margins and there have been paragraphs that I would either like to add my own commentary, create a small sketch of an idea, or note an idea related to the material. The margins aren't big enough to fit, but adding a whole blank notes page is too large (I use an iPad Pro).

    I request a feature for having a color indicated "sticky note" that fits on either side of the margins and can be placed anywhere alongside it. Tap the little box, and the expanded note comes into view with various options for…

    648 votes

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  16. It would be good to be able to customise the toolbar since I’m sure there are features that some of us don’t use and could use the space for something else.

    • Toggle which icons appear in the toolbar. Personally I never use and will probably never use the in-app camera and presentation mode. It would be great if there was an option to just turn those off.
    • Allow the option to have more colour and pen size presets. 3 isn’t enough!
    • When the zoom window toolbar finally returns, it would be great to have the same level of customisation.
    645 votes

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  17. When I import some PDFs their outlines are imported too. I love this feature. I have noticed that when this happens, the outlines have sub-outlines to make navigating the outlines easier.

    However, I can not create this in my own GoodNotes outlines. It only works when I import a PDF that already has this structure built into it.

    I would like to have a feature in GoodNotes where I can create sub-outlines in my notebooks.

    619 votes

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  18. 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…

    618 votes

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  19. 546 votes

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  20. 542 votes

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