Rearrange sections and pages in OneNote for Mac

In OneNote for Mac, sections and pages are listed in the order they were created. If you want to arrange your notebook in a more orderly way, you can freely drag the section names and page names to the position where you want them to appear.

Rearrange sections in a notebook

Do any of the following:

  • In the list of sections, click one or more section names and drag the selection up or down in the list where you want it to appear. As you drag your selection, a blue bar between section names confirms where the dragged selection will appear when you let go of the mouse button.

  • If you change your mind while dragging the selection, press the Esc key before letting go of the mouse button.

Tip: Rearranging sections helps to keep your notebook visually organized. If you want to move or copy the actual contents of sections to another location, see Move or copy notes in OneNote for Mac.

Rearrange pages in a section

Do any of the following:

  • In the list of pages, click one or more page names and drag the selection up or down in the list where you want it to appear. As you drag your selection, a blue bar between page names confirms where the dragged selection will appear when you let go of the mouse button.

  • If you change your mind while dragging the selection, press the Esc key before letting go of the mouse button.

  • If you have accidentally rearranged a page in your list, your can drag it back to its original location, or press Command-Z to undo the change.

Tip: Rearranging pages helps to keep your notebook visually organized. If you want to move or copy the actual contents of pages to another location, see Move or copy notes in OneNote for Mac.

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