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  1. 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!!

    1,383 votes

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  2. Currently all folders appear as blue. It would be great to organise folders with different colours (e.g biology- green and maths - red)

    1,375 votes

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  3. 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.

    1,109 votes

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  4. It would be great if you could paste a URL and it be clickable from within a page!

    1,075 votes

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  5. 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!

    967 votes

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  6. 767 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.

    744 votes

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  8. In the tool bar there are only 3 available colours to select from
    Adding more colours to the toolbar would make more efficient and fluent writing

    736 votes

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  9. On OneNote I have 14 different colored pens and highlighters up top. GoodNotes is superior to one note in almost every way except this one. I color code my notes, so I am forced to used one note. If I were to try and color code using goodnotes, it would take me hours longer because there are so many extra clicks to get to the correct color of pen or highlighter. Having more color options up top and allowing both pens and highlighters in the menu bar like one note would be amazing.

    There is plenty of room up there,…

    734 votes

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  10. 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.

    722 votes

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

    711 votes

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  12. 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.

    671 votes

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

    644 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.

  14. 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.

    599 votes

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  15. 580 votes

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  16. 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

    575 votes

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  17. 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…

    533 votes

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  18. 497 votes

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  19. 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…

    492 votes

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  20. 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…

    491 votes

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