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    • Allow users to zoom in further and use smaller pen sizes (for highly detailed annotations or idea maps)

      I like to take notes in idea-map-like formats with lots of detail, and being able to fit more on a page would be nice.
      Thanks for the great app!

      7 votes
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      • Possibility to resize a document so it can be seen completely while using zoom mode

        When in zoom mode, I would like to be able to zoom the main document to a size where I can see it completely. This could be done manually or by a button 'zoom to fit'. I think it was possible in earlier version, but might mix it up with NoteTaker HD.

        30 votes
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        • Open last folder when downloading from web hosting services

          This feature would greatly enhance downloading multiple files at once. I have folders of about a depth of five I usually import from and it takes ages to get there every time.

          28 votes
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          • The increase next page button

            When I write, you can not quickly flip

            8 votes
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            • improve the lasso tool letting us to select just what is written, highlighted or an image and not all of them

              It would be usefull to take notes over a picture or highlight some notes and have the possibility to select and delete just one of the two elements

              15 votes
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              • 1 touch automatic highlighter that's editable on preview/adobe

                tap a word and that word will be highlighted, much like you'd find in various other apps, which can then still be edited in pdf format on desktop apps like preview (mac)

                5 votes
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                • Preview Documents Within the Bookshelf Area.

                  Click on the document and maybe have a preview on the right side of the screen.

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                  • resize the note pages to normal pdf size when exporting

                    I create notebooks with pdfs and handtaken notes mixed. In the app looks great, but when I export the notebook to pdf, the notes pages are smaller than the pdfs.

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                    • Increase the screenshot button in the program, which can adjust the screenshot size

                      Increase the screenshot button in the program, which can adjust the screenshot size

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                      • 6 votes
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                        • 7 votes
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                          • 21 votes
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                            • Cloud Mirroring for multiple file-formats at the same time

                              Cloud Mirroring is a nice feature, I use it to have an automatic backup (*.note), but it would be nice to also have to possibility to export additionally an PDF automatically. Then I have always the newest version of my notebook on my computer and the security of a backup.

                              19 votes
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                              • 5 votes
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                                • Sync from Itunes directly to the app

                                  When I drag a pdf to the app using iTunes, I can´t find the file in the bookshelf. So I have to drag it to another one and 'open in' in good notes.

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                                  • Add support for "Transporter" cloud storage

                                    Don't know if this can be done, but would love to see it! :-)

                                    http://www.filetransporter.com
                                    Would be nice to use own personal cloud.

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                                    • Include the ability to work on power point presentations.

                                      I am unable to work on PPT and it is critical for me to use GN for that

                                      5 votes
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                                      • 13 votes
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                                        • A clear page icon on top for quick access.

                                          A clear page icon on top for quick access.

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