Format notes

Format notes

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Format your notes to get them to look just the way you want.

Format notes

  • Select the Home tab and then select the formatting you want like font, font size, Bold, Italic, or Underline.

Highlight text

  • Select Highlight and select a color you want.

Create lists

  • Select Bullets or Numbering to create a list.

Indent text

  • Select Increase Indent to indent text.

Align notes

  • Select Paragraph Formatting to:

    • Align notes left, center, or right.

    • Add tags like Important, Question, or Critical, and select them again to remove from your notes.

Apply styles

  • Select Styles to apply a Heading, Page Title, Citation, or Quote to your notes.

Clear formatting

  • Select Clear All Formatting to clear all text formatting.

Insert Link

  • Type the address you want into your page to automatically create a link, or select Insert > Link.

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Basic tasks in OneNote for Windows 10

Format text in OneNote for Windows 10

Format your notes to get them to look just the way you want.

First, select the text you want to change.

On the Home tab, select the formatting you want like font, font size, Bold, Italic, or Underline.

And if you need to spotlight specific text, choose the text you want, select Highlight, and a color if you'd like.

Select Bullets or Numbering to create a list …

and select Increase Indent to indent your text.

Select Pargraph Formatting to align your notes left, center, or right.

If you want to make a note stand out, apply a tag like Important, Question, or Critical to call attention to it …

And select the same tag again to remove it.

Select the Styles menu to apply a Heading, Page Title, Citation, or Quote to your notes.

And to clear text formatting, choose the text and then select Clear All Formatting.

If you want to add a link, type the address and it'll be created automatically ...

Or select existing text and then choose Insert > Link to add one instead.

Type in the address you want, and then select Insert.

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