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  1. 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.

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  2. 527 votes

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  3. 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…

    519 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!

    512 votes

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  5. 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!

    506 votes

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  6. 501 votes

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  7. 489 votes

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  8. The GUI has a lot of "lost space" - especially in landscape mode. Would be great to have the full screen for a sheet of paper with a rearrangeable toolbar. Would be extremely helpful for iPads with 9.7 or the upcoming 10.5".

    488 votes

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  9. 464 votes

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

    441 votes

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  11. 438 votes

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

    425 votes

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  13. I love using the lasso tool to move my handwriting around on the page. I also use the vertical scrolling feature to write my notes, but when I want to move text from one page to the next within the lasso tool, I can’t just drag it on. I have to copy/paste to the next page then cut or erase the text from the previous page. It’s a small thing, but a change that would improve work flow.

    415 votes

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  14. 405 votes

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  15. As teachers, we use this to take pictures of lessons on which we are working, allowing students to highlight and write on the photos. Students also create short presentations of their work, which we record. It would be awesome to be able to insert video into Goodnotes!

    395 votes

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  16. 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.

    376 votes

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  17. Since iOS 13 there is the possibility to hold and drag the scroll bar on the right to scroll. This does not seem to be the case in GoodNotes 5. It‘s a very small but useful feature to get a quick glance at the document or finding a page in a big document. Once you get used to it in other apps like OneNote, you start to miss it in GoodNotes 5.

    373 votes

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  18. Be able to modify on mac pdf and sync back to app.

    369 votes

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  19. I would like more options on what you can do with the text box. Such as:

    1) ability to have two different writing styles in the same text box (red and black, bold and regular)
    2) An indent button
    3) maybe even a whole different text box for bullet points, lists, and things of that sort

    361 votes

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  20. 350 votes

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