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  1. 1 vote
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    • Full size printing

      Allow normal printing rather than simply iPad sized. If I import a word document, it should print as if I printed it from word rather than having the ipad screen size on a piece of paper.

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      • Add making subdirectories / subfolders

        All documents appear in the same folder e.g. The folder "management team" it becomes a mess in a short time.. I wish I could make subfolders under a folder.
        E.g. MANAGEMENTTEAM, submap MT MEETINGS submap meeting februari , and submap meeting march etc. This option exits in Goodreader bit Goodreader misses the abillity to edit Word documents.

        9 votes
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        • Copying and pasting text from PDFs

          It would be nice if we could copy text from a PDF and paste it into our notes

          74 votes
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          • Allow copying pages from another document in Goodnotes

            As far as I can see, to move pages from one notebook to another, I need to export the selected pages as a new file to Skydrive etc, then import that file to the other notebook. Is there any way to just copy & paste, or move selected pages between notebooks?

            11 votes
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            • 7 votes
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              • As a teacher I need a "screen shade" to cover the information that I want to slowly reveal to the students.

                As a teacher I need a "screen shade" to cover the information that I want to slowly reveal to the students.

                7 votes
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                • Export to jpeg/png

                  I would like to be able to export a single page as a jpeg or png. This makes it easier to use the content on a web page.

                  My current approach is to go to full screen and take a screenshot, however the full screen icon in the top right is still visible.

                  25 votes
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                  • 50 votes
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                    • The improvements to make

                      - folder in folder speciality
                      - searc function must search the bookmars too
                      - there should be a much more variety of notebook templates
                      -if possible making a link to another notebook wiil be great, ı mean if ı want to make a link in a notebook when ı press the link ı will automatically go to the linked notebook
                      - little improvement on the writing engine would be great

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                      • One more

                        Easy one button page adding,

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                        • Let the close writing box get either wider OR taller.

                          The way the close up writing box is now is fine for writing in a single line. But in classes like organic chemistry and biochemistry, where things need to drawn like chemical formulas and mechanisms, you need a taller space to work with. If this is fixed, this app will officially be better than NotesPlus which I have been using al, year.

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                          • 6 votes
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                            • Ballpoint pen width less than 1.0

                              In the previous version can be selected width less than 1.0 Please restore this function! I need it!

                              6 votes
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                              • 3 votes
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                                • Improve the text edit mode

                                  As we insert a text box,especially past something from somewhere else( the Internet), we change the font, color, or the size of all the words at the same time, I think the function should be improved that we can change only part of the words, not the whole words.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • Refine brushes, again :)

                                    I use a whit pen to clean up messy documents but the new pen widths seem to be skinnier now, look at the custom brush but it to seems to be limited in width, I remover the original pen widths having a thicker option.

                                    Are we going to be able to save custom pen Setups?

                                    Thanks
                                    Tim C.

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                                    • iPen2 support

                                      Please, support iPen2 when it's released July 2013. This is the best note taking app: simple and solid. When the iPen2 gets released, having this app support it would just solve all the problems in uni note taking.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Better support for Byzero Studio Digital Stylus

                                        Currently the studio pen is very laggy and inaccurate, requiring frequent recallibration. I bought the stylus thinking it would be neater than using my finger but currently that is not the case :(

                                        8 votes
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                                        • it would be nice to have an option to crop pdf documents and paste it on a blank page so that you can write more on that section.

                                          maybe have something that can crop the pdf and let us paste it somewhere else ..and maybe have an option to crop pictures too..and one more is it will be good to have an option for sticky notes on that app.so that we can post ideas on top of the pdf page

                                          16 votes
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