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  1. Bring GoodNotes to Windows 10

    I used have an iPad pro. Goodnotes was the best app to make my notes on. Other apps were not even close. For some reasons I have switched to Surface pro 4 in which OneNote is mostly advertised. Definitely, OneNote is not even close to Goodnotes in all aspects. I highly suggest to bring the app to Windows 10. It will be definitely the dominant app as there is no proper app for note taking and annotation in Windows (although Xodo is getting there!).

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    • Fix sync / import from OneDrive

      It will work but when you go in and out of the app you have to turn it off and on and log in again. This also causes problems with automatic backup

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      • Highlight blackout button for quizzing

        Whatever words highlighted on your note get masked when it's turned on so you can't see where you highlighted on your note. You can test your knowledge by masking what's highlighted.

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        • would be great to fill boxes and plots with color

          having created a frame or an arrow would be nice to automatically fill with color instead of manually drawing ...

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          • 2 Page view in Landscape mode

            I would suggest to show the previous page of the same notebook when using the iPad in Landscape mode. In this case you can use the app like a normal notepad where you can read what you wrote on the previous page.

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            • Hide tool bar when start writing

              As a left hand, I always have trouble with the toolbar when write in the top of the sheet.
              Would be perfect if we have an option to hide the toolbar when writing to avoid a miss touch in a button or even in a different document.
              Every time I have to write in the top of the sheet, my hand position change documents or push a different button.
              I`ve already changed the hand position in the option, but this doesn't help to avoid this situation.

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              • Trim/rotate/mask images or screenshots

                Could you incorporate a rotation/trim/masking feature for any images/screenshots pasted into GoodNotes. This would be similar to what apple has in keynote when dealing with images you want to put into the slides. You could add the button to the lasso tool when lasso-ing and selecting an image then holding down your finger to bring up the pop up menu.

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                • Good note mac version should allow dual page function

                  allowing mac version can have dual page function for better reading experience.

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                  • Issues

                    I am concerned about all the bad reviews. Before I try this I want to make sure all the issues have been fixed. Let me know.

                    Paul@CFBB.biz

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                    • Use TouchID to Secure App

                      I would like to use TouchID to both open the app (a la Dropbox) and/or individual notebook TouchID verification.

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                        • Stamp

                          I love the app! It's the best Notes app ever. I would like to have a stamp function. For example with a logo and a signature, which you can insert and design yourself. I complete a lot of pdf's sent out and must sign this and stamp. As a stamp, I always add a picture of the additional function. Goes, would be with the function however much easier.

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                          • Increase Camera Quality

                            Take fotos from documents and work with them is a very good way to save paper and manage the sheets for your course. If I try to take a photo from a paper within the GoodNotes App the quality is very low in comparison to the photograph with the standard "camera" app. So it is not possible to take a quick photo and edit it without to switch between two apps.

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                            • 3 votes
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                              • pdf expert

                                Fix bug on export function as a PDF file.
                                At the first thank you for supplying good Application.

                                My Suggestion is.. Actually this is bug report.
                                When I Use Export Function for export Note which marked with color marker.
                                On the application it's looks nice but after export it. and when I see the result as a PDF file. the color marker looks dirty draws. looks different compare with my drwaws.

                                Can you check it and fix this function??
                                I used I pad pro 9.7 inch model. and used apple pencil

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                                • Include some sort of graphing utility

                                  I can't tell you how long I've wanted to be able to include things like perfect parabolas/trig/exponential and other function curves into my notes. Some of that can be approximated well with clever use of shape recognition but the ability to simply insert a graph would be phenomenal. I would gladly pay for it as an in-app purchase.

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                                  • Find a more appropriate way to synchronize

                                    The problem while working with two devices is that a conflict occurs when both devices have edited the same document within the synchronization time (approx. 20 sec.). This is getting pretty annoying, especially when you have edited something multiple times because the requests are then coming one after another, so that you have to choose several times which version should be saved.
                                    In my opinion a editing time check would solve that problem: When a device is synching it should be possible that it checks which version is more up-to-date and keeps this one. Of course that isn't a general…

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                                    • Add Sciebo as a Cloud Connection

                                      sciebo.de is a widespread cloud service in university context. Would be helpful to connect it directly to GoodNotes.

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                                        • Allow split screen to be used with two GoodNotes windows! Or just within the app, allow a split screen mode between two notebooks

                                          I import my PDFs from grad school and take notes on them, but when it comes time to study for exams I need to be able to make summary pages for each lecture. It would be great to be able to open two notebooks at once!

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