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Saving Onenote 2013 data locally and working offline

by ouroboros72 / December 8, 2015 11:24 AM PST

I recently downloaded the Microsoft Onenote 2013 free version but discovered it only works in conjunction with Onedrive.

I specifically want to be able to save data locally to hard drive and be able to work offline and read somewhere I would need to buy the paid version to be able to do this.

My question is, can anyone confirm that I will be able to save notebooks locally and work offline with the version of Onenote that comes in 'Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 download', as it doesn't make it clear on the site's selling the product.

(I posted on the Microsoft forum but got no replies)


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Well you work offline and take the errors with NaCl.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 8, 2015 11:59 AM PST
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by ouroboros72 / December 8, 2015 2:48 PM PST

Sorry, I don't understand .... "Well you work offline and take the errors with NaCl.", if that's p[art of the answer? I'm not very tech savvy, hehe

I checked the 'priors' link, I'd googled before but I can't find the answer to my specific question.

I don't know anything about evernote other than I read it's good somewhere recently but the situation is, I have a new device and lots of data on Onenote 2007 on my old device that I want to transfer over. I don't know if the data is compatable with evernote but I'm a bit of a luddite anyway.

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The priors tell me you sync, then go offline and
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 8, 2015 3:31 PM PST
In reply to: re;evernote

Take salt (a grain of) and ignore the warnings and error messages. I read about 10 priors and thought they were spot on.

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Ok thanks for clarifying on the salt
by ouroboros72 / December 9, 2015 3:54 AM PST

I guess you are talking about persevering with the free version of Onenote. I would be worried about not having my data saved to drive more than anything.

I think the question I was really trying to get to the bottom of was, is the version of Oneote 2013 in Office suite the same as the 'standalone' version you can buy (allowing me to save to drive) rather than the same as the free download version which doesn't allow me to do that.

I since had a reply on the Microsoft forum which confirms the suite version does allow me to do what I want to do, so I'm gonna buy it.

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