Microsoft OneNote 2016 Course Outline

Microsoft OneNote 2016

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1:
Exploring Notebook Structure

The OneNote Workspace

The Notebook


The OneNote Ribbon

Activity 1-1

Open a Notebook

The New Notebook Option

The Notebook Properties Dialog Box

Restoring Notebook Backups

Activity 1-2

OneNote Templates

Using Predesigned Templates

Creating Page Templates

Activity 1-3

The OneNote Options Dialog Box

Customize the Quick Access Toolbar Using the OneNote Options Dialog Box

Add a Command or Group from the Ribbon to the Quick Access Toolbar

Add a Command to the Quick Access Toolbar Using the Customize the Quick Access Toolbar Menu

Minimize the Ribbon

Create a Ribbon Tab and a Group with Commands

Docked Windows and Views

Activity 1-4


Review Questions

Lesson 2:
Adding Content and Formats to a OneNote Notebook


Text Formatting Options

The Format Painter

Paste Options

Create a List from Text

Activity 2-1

Insert a Picture from a File

Insert Online Pictures

Insert a Screenshot

Set an Image as the Background

Activity 2-2

Inserting Tables

Modifying the Table

Using the Table Tools – Layout Tab

Converting a Table to an Excel Spreadsheet

Activity 2-3

Inserting an Audio or Video File from Your Computer

Recording an Audio File

Recording a Video File

Contextual Audio and Video Notes

Activity 2-4

Quick Notes

Linked Notes

OneNote Integrated Applications

Taking Notes with Microsoft Edge

Wiki Links

Activity 2-5



Drawing Tools

Pen Mode

New Pen Features for the Tablet User

Activity 2-6


Review Questions

Lesson 3:
Managing OneNote Notebooks, History, and Backups

Opening Older OneNote Notebooks

Alternate File Types

Page and Section Export

Notebook Export

Activity 3-1

The Notebook Recycle Bin

Notebook History and Page Versions

Notebook Backups

Activity 3-2


Review Questions

Lesson 4:
Working with Embedded Files

Excel Spreadsheets in OneNote

Visio Diagrams in OneNote

Activity 4-1

Embedded Files

Print to OneNote

Activity 4-2


Review Questions

Lesson 5:
Sharing and Collaborating with Notebooks

Sending Notes to Yourself

Sending OneNote Pages

Blog Integration

Outlook Integration

Activity 5-1

Microsoft OneDrive

Collaboration Settings

Edit Notes in a Shared Notebook

Synchronize Changes

Use OneNote on Other Devices

Activity 5-2


Review Questions

Lesson 6:
Finalizing a Notebook

The Spell Checker

Research Options

Language Options

The Page Setup Group

The Print Preview and Settings Dialog Box

Activity 6-1

Password Protecting a Section

Notebook Properties

Activity 6-2

The Search Option

The Text Recognition Feature

Audio Search

Activity 6-3


Review Questions

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson Lab 2-3

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson Lab 6-1


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



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