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Tips for Typing your Notes
UCDSB provides access to the MS Office 365 for students and staff.
Learn how to take amazing notes using OneNote here.
Access OneNote by clicking on your email below:
Tips for Typing Notes:
- Use a keyboard, not a touch-screen for typing lengthy notes
- Improve your typing speed through practice
- Learn keyboard shortcuts (examples below)
- To bold text: Control+B
- To underline text: Control+U
- To italicize text: Control+I
- To create a bulleted list in OneNote: Control+Shift+U
- To create a numbered list in OneNote: Control+Shift+O
- To find text: Control+F
Click on the link above.
Different Note Taking Methods
Interested in trying different ways to write notes? Try the templates below.
Other Note Taking Apps
If you are looking for a non-Microsoft note taking app, try one of these:
Google Keep is a free note taking app that’s made to capture notes, lists, photos, and audio. It is available on both Android and iOS.
Google Keep IS NOT as powerful as OneNote - rather it is a simple note-taking tool.
Are you a non-techy person looking for the simpliest way possible to keep personal notes? Simplenote might be the best choice for you.
Available for Window, Mac, iOS, and Android, Simplenote is a plain text app that will let you organize your notes with tags. However, you CANNOT add web clippings, images, audio, or integrate it with email.