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  1. 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

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  2. I typically need to work on the same document in multiple devices. For example, i may annotate a pdf at home using my iPad but at work I may need to read the annotated pdf in my laptop. Would be great to have full synch using iCloud Dropbox or similar services

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  3. 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?

    185 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…

  4. 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

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  5. It would be really helpful for engineers and engineers to be if the ends of the lines would "lock" onto the corners of each square on squared paper.

    That would make it a lot easier and faster to draw vectors, circuits, functions...

    But only as an option that can be turned on or off easily like the lasso tool for selecting images or handwriting..., otherwise it would get very annoying.

    184 votes

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  6. Ability to recognize typed text and handwritten text in png or pdf when importing documents or handwritten notes in pdf from another application.

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  7. 181 votes

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  8. 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.

    177 votes

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  9. I wish there was an option for disabling the layering of the highlighter tool, since sometimes we need to colour diagrams or doodles and it gets impossible to do so with the highlighter because you have to do it correctly in only one stroke. If layering could be disabled, the highlighting would all be in one layer, and colouring in multiple strokes would be uniform and not look overlapped and irregular.

    174 votes

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  10. Create simple hyperlink to other notebooks within a notebook.

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  11. 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!!!

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  12. 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.

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  13. Should better and helpful if you can optimize to use ePub files

    156 votes

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  14. Would be great to lock an image in place so that we can select/erase images above without compromising the locked image.

    155 votes

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  15. 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.

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  16. Having the option of changing the whole notebook template with a simple click would be very useful for people who uses a lot of pages with grid template to standardize the writing at first, and wanting to change it to other template for a cleaner look.

    148 votes

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  17. There should be a way to toggle on and off the different icons we see in our toolbar at the top of GoodNotes. I never use the Text Box Style button and it is extremely inconvenient to have to keep maximizing my page when I want to change the Text Styling Default.

    Please make it so that we can slide across the toolbar when some icons are hidden when viewing in multiple windows.

    Also please add a paint bucket and pixel color picker eyedropper tool!

    It would be so nice to be able to fill something in without having to…

    147 votes

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  18. 144 votes

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  19. 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

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  20. 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.

    139 votes

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