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  1. Preserve existing Tables of Contents when Exporting in NOTES format

    When I upgraded to the paid version of GoodNotes, I exported my notebook (originally a PDF with its own TOC), but when opening it in the Pro version of GoodNotes, all of the Table of Contents entries were missing. These were very useful for jumping between points in a 450 page document. I would like to see the original TOC transfer when backing up/exporting in NOTES format.

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    • 3 votes
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      • 27 votes
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        • Allow sorting of notebooks and different number of notebooks on shelf

          For sorting perhaps alphabetically or by file type (pdf vs ppt). For different notebooks on shelves it goes for organization really. I sometimes want to manually organize my notebooks by pdf vs ppt and only want pdfs on a certain shelf. It's just for looks.

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          • Add a save as image icon

            I will be having young students work on pre-made worksheets. They will add their name to the worksheet and then need to save their work. Can you add the floppy disk save image so the students can use it as a "save as" and not effect the original.

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            • 12 votes
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              • Edit the text in textbox

                when i write something in textbox i cant edit afterward, like if i want to continue my sentence but i have handwrited something

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                • Precise lines

                  I use the App for my lessons. It would be very helpfull, if the lines could be drawn precisely and arrows at lineends could be added

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                  • 11 votes
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                    • 9 votes
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                      • 18 votes
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                        • 237 votes
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                          • Add a ink color which is transparent with a RED desk mat.

                            It will be useful when you learn by heart.

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                            • Add a dictionary for searchable PDF

                              As well as kindle or ibooks it would be great if you can tap in the word and have the option to define the word or having a link to search in the web or wikipedia

                              24 votes
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                              • bring back the function that creates a textbox by tapping with 2 fingers

                                it makes it a lot faster than holding a tap and wait for the option to pop up..important if we don't want to miss anything the lecturer says! GoodNotes used to have this, but it got changed in the newer versions..pretty inconvenient

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                                • 5 votes
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                                  • Animated pages

                                    Create a graphic animation while turning pages, like "iBooks" style.

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                                    • Add Spreadsheet(excel) & Word doc support

                                      Add support for Microsoft documents / open office documents / Mac iWork's documents

                                      92 votes
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                                      • add a Scrapbook accessible throughout the entire app for collecting quick notes/ideas/notions.

                                        Often in meetings when taking notes for the meeting or when annotating a PDF documents, you suddenly have ideas/notions that you want to scribble down, but might not be related to one another or the meeting/PDF you´re working on. This would come extremely handy.

                                        21 votes
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                                        • 67 votes
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