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How do Page Tags Improve Note Management in OneNote?

To understand how page tags help with note management we need first need to take a glimpse at OneNote's built in OneNote already has an organization system for notes which is akin to a computer file system. You can file your notes in notebooks, section groups, sections. Organizing notes into a file system like structure builds a hierarchical classification ( This is very efficient for notes belonging to a well understood category such as class notes, shopping lists, or people profiles. However, very frequently notes are multi-facetted and it is hard to decide where to put it. By adding tags to notes is becomes a lot less important where you file notes. You can use those tags to help you re-discover notes. See Where should I file my notes? for a short example.

Last edited Jan 8, 2014 at 4:47 PM by WetHat, version 6