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  1. Can’t write on the right side of the page

    Please let me use the zoom windows with more space. My hand always goes down when I was writing on the right border :(((

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        • Button for geometric mode in zoom- window

          It would be really cool if you add a button for the geometric mode in the zoom window. This would be very helpful if you want to write mathematic expressions like fractions.

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          • Shortcut toggle button for stylus function on/off

            Using the stylus is great... when you have it with you.

            As I only carry the stylus with my iPad sometimes, I find myself having to delve into the menu again and again to select the stylus on or to select none.

            Currently it take 5 touches: going to the menu, smart stylus, clicking "smart stylus" (why, when it is the only choice within this menu?!!), selection of the stylus from a list, and then navigating out.

            Wouldn't it be nice if there was a quick toggle button to turn the stylus on and off? That way You don't have…

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            • Add To-Do feature

              It would be great to create a list / to-do feature. Something that you could insert that would allow you to check off items from your notes. Similar to apple notes.

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                  • Streckenverhältnis

                    Was mir noch fehlt, ist eine Funktion, mit der ich eine Strecke mit der Länge x, die mir bekannt ist, ins Verhältnis mit einer unbekannten Strecke y setzen zu können, um diese Strecke herauszubekommen.

                    Ansonsten weiter so!

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                    • Autobackup when edited on Mac and downloaded does not back up until one edits the file

                      Auto back up does not work when you edit a notebook on Mac and IOS downloads it, until you edit the notebook on IOS.
                      when the notebook is downloaded can the autobackup happen since the edits are from Mac.
                      thanks

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                      • Autobackup when edited on Mac and downloaded does not back up until one edits the file

                        Auto back up does not work when you edit a notebook on Mac and IOS downloads it, until you edit the notebook on IOS.
                        when the notebook is downloaded can the autobackup happen since the edits are from Mac.
                        thanks

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                        • Having a recently used color tab on the main taskbar

                          There are many times that I have used the same series of color. However, the color I used are not more than 5 colors sometime. So, I think it would be better if there are like just fast color selection bar for both pen and highlighter about just 3 colors

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                          • Please add template for meal/menu planning

                            I do a weekly meal planning calendar and would love to do it in notes. A template that I can add too would be great. Please....

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                            • Make Links Open Instantly

                              Currently in order to open a link on Goodnotes, you have to tap, hold then click open link on the pop up menu. It would be great if a link could open as soon as you tap it.

                              PDF Expert has this feature where links open instantly, but I love the look and feel of Goodnotes so much more.

                              Please Goodnotes, make this change, it will make working on your app so much faster and better, because currently the Open Link menu doesn’t always pop up when you need it to.

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                                • Sticky notes

                                  It would be nice to add a feature where you can add supplemental information but with a click it shows up without changing the page like a sticky note on your note. iBooks has this feature for ePub. It is extremely useful when wanting to add additional information without taking up space in your notes.

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                                  • I want to see two page spread apart.

                                    I want you to be able to display two pages by splitting out only one page when dividing the tablet with the operation screen out and dividing it into two.

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                                    • 3 votes
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                                        • scan receipts

                                          integrate a receipt scanner to include custom categories and tagging as well as excel or csv export capabilities

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