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Whether you like a lot of structure, or just a little, OneNote helps you organize your notebook exactly the way you want.

Show navigation panes

  • Select View > Navigation Panes > Show All, so you can see all of your notebooks, sections, and pages

Move a page from one section to another

  • Drag the title of the page to the section you want.

Rearrange the order of pages or sections

  • Drag the title of the page or section where you want it in the list.

Copy a page to another section or notebook

  1. Right-click the page and select Copy.

  2. Right-click a blank page in another section or notebook and select Paste.

Move or copy a section

  1. Right-click the section title and select Move/Copy.

  2. Select a notebook and then select Move or Copy.

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Basic tasks in OneNote for Windows 10

Whether you like a lot of structure, or just a little, OneNote helps you organize your notebook exactly the way you want.

First, select View > Navigation Panes > Show All, so you can see all of your notebooks, sections, and pages.

To move a page from one section to another, drag it to the section you want.

To rearrange the pages within a section, drag the title of any page to where you want it.

Rearrange sections the same way.

You can also move or copy pages and sections between notebooks.

To copy a page, right-click it and select Copy.

Then go to another notebook or section, right-click a page and select Paste.

To move or copy a section, right-click the section and select Move/Copy.

Select a notebook and then select Move or Copy.

And the section appears in that notebook.

When you’re done organizing, select View > Navigation Panes to set the navigation back to the way you like it.

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