OneNote August Feature update is rolling out for Windows 10 users


Microsoft has released its monthly update for OneNote for Windows 10. The update is a huge one, has plenty of new features included in it.

The update is for OneNote for Windows 10, not to be confused with OneNote 2016 desktop app and is rolling out to regular users. The new OneNote, version 17.8471.5772 includes:

Text to Math

Use your keyboard to type an equation as text in OneNote, and use Math to solve it or draw a graph. Simply type your equation, and on the Draw tab, click the Lasso Select button. Drag a circle around the text you want to convert, then click Math.

Shows typed equation, the math button, and the converted equation

Note: This feature is only available if you have an Office 365 subscription. If you are an Office 365 subscriber, make sure you have the latest version of Office.


Smart Lookup

Get definitions, wiki articles, and top related searches from the web without leaving OneNote. Right-click a word or phrase and choose Smart Lookup.


Insert online pictures

Use Bing’s Image Search to safely insert photos and images without ever having to leave OneNote. On the Insert tab, choose Pictures > Online. In the Online Pictures pane, use a keyword to search for the perfect picture for your notes.

Tables of all shapes and sizes

Insert table command showing selection grid

One cell or many? Choose the number of rows and columns you need to organize your content. Once you’ve got a table, you can add or delete rows or columns, add table shading, or sort your content.


More highlight colors

Yellow isn’t the only color in the rainbow. Now you can highlight with blue, green, red, and more.



Zoom in, zoom out

Shows zoom options with the Page Width option selected

Use the new Page Width option on the View tab to zoom out to see all the notes on your page, or zoom in to focus on just what you need.

The update is live and you can download it from here:

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