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    • 13 votes
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      • Add iCal functionality

        When notebooks are date or time related

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        • Coud find an existing book

          When you already have many books in different files( this is my case) and you do not remember the file it was in, it could be very nice to have a tool to search it.
          Thanks,
          JPM

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          • Add the ability to edit style of selected paths subsequently.

            …to draw a path and change color and line width afterwards, if it turns out that wrong style settings were chosen.

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            • Include ability to interact with My Cabinet App.

              I use My cabinet to file documents. It would be awesome if I can open documents in My Cabinet with GN.
              Thanks

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              • Select just notes when is over a image

                Sometimes I write over a image and after I would like to move just the notes. when I select the notes, the image below is selected as well.

                I don't know the best way to do that but It would like to distinguish the selection.

                Regards,

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                • 4 votes
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                  • 2 votes
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                    • Adding a calender page option would be awesome!

                      Calender Paper to plan your weeks.

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                      • Custom start locations for the zoomed writing feature

                        I love the zoom box. It helps make my handwriting easier to read, also much less fatigue because I can write larger characters that will be shrunk down on the page.

                        When I reach the end of a line or press the carriage return the zoom box either moves to left user defined margin, if set, or to the left edge of the screen. In either case I find my hand, I'm left handed, now hanging off the edge of my iPad.

                        What I do now is set a user defined left margin. Use the zoom box. When I need…

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                        • [Meta] priorize feature requests according to number of votes

                          not a request for a new goodapp feature ;-)

                          As paying customer I demand that higher-voted feature requests get implemented in a priorized matter. I do not find it acceptable that ideas with 3 votes are "planned" or even get implemented while feature request with 400 votes upwards don't.

                          Please rethink your priorities. I would like to stick to goodnotes in the future.

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                          • Make amends for the Scrooge move

                            This is a bogus move by what I considered a great company until seeing this Scrooge move of on update. I have been using Goodnotes for almost a month now. I've encouraged others to buy (at least 2 already have). Now, you discontinue the "old" version and charge us anew for the upgrade! Poor form.
                            I will certainly continue (at least until Penultimate pushes an update) to use my current version of the app. However, I'll give a stern warning to others to consider giving their money to a more trustworthy company.

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                            • MAKE AVAILABLE THE MISSING FEATURE TO EXPORT A GOODNOTE FILE TO PDF IN MAC VERSION

                              I Can´t export a goodnote file to PDF using the MAC version on GoodNotes. It works great in iOS but in MAC this feature is disabled. :(

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                              • the file type of synchronization

                                Now the file type of synchronization is pdf or notes. But we can only choose one of them. I suggest that we can choose both of them. Because the two types have their own advantages: the PDF file can be read on the computer and the NOTES file can preserve our manuscript
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                                • Shape recognition matched to either Pencil or Marking mode by default

                                  I always use the marking function with shape recognition and I always use the pencil mode without shape recognition.

                                  Please add the option of selecting either function with auto shape by default.

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                                  • List of files

                                    I would like to have the option to visualize my files as a list (as in Adobe Acrobat reader), so that it could be easier to find them.

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                                    • fix rotate page

                                      yes you can rotate the PAGE 180 degrees but the image/notes/drawing do not rotate with it!

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