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  1. Allow user to rotate hand drawn elements on the page.

    I love taking notes and drawing in GoodNotes and it would be great if I could rotate the objects I've drawn on the page. We can already change the color and scale the object, so it would be nice to be able to rotate these objects.

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    • Fix iCloud Sync

      Fixing slow or never ending iCloud Upload. Just a few notes from me get synced to other devices. The most notes are never synced and just get tagged with the Upload arrow.

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        45 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi everyone,

        we are very sorry about the ongoing issues with iCloud. We are already working on a new version that will offer a permanent solution because we don’t want to rely solely on iCloud anymore. We are making very good progress with the development, but it takes some time because we’re rewriting our entire code and are adding further major improvements to the app. In the meantime, we would suggest to use an automatic backup to another cloud storage of your choice to keep your files safe.

      • Bugs, involving iCloud syncing

        Please fix bugs, involving syncing from iPad to iPhone. Its taking very slow. And the grey arrows remain left on items, even though they are uploaded.

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          10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi everyone,

          we are very sorry about the ongoing issues with iCloud. We are already working on a new version that will offer a permanent solution because we don’t want to rely solely on iCloud anymore. We are making very good progress with the development, but it takes some time because we’re rewriting our entire code and are adding further major improvements to the app. In the meantime, we would suggest to use an automatic backup to another cloud storage of your choice to keep your files safe.

        • Multiple open documents

          I often need to go back and forth between multiple documents. Can we have three or four such open documents at once, possibly selecting them from icons on a toolbar, etc?

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          • Cornell note paper as a template

            Cornell note template is very efficient for notes

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              5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Hi friends,

              We have started to design a whole set of new paper templates, which will be available in one of the next updates. It will contain different cornell note papers, as well as meeting notes, week planner and probably also a set of dark templates.

              Have a good day:-)

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