Chris Pratley's Office Labs and OneNote Blog

A blog about Office Labs and OneNote from behind the scenes.

OneNote Mac! Another note, another web clipping...

This video speaks for itself. Kudos to the team. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUsAPdv8JZ4]

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 04/09/2014

OneNote is 10

OneNote is turning 10 this month. We started with "OneNote 2003" and have made many releases since...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 10/29/2013

Onetastic - it's fantastic!

I recently came across a nifty free add-in for OneNote 2010 called Onetastic that provides some...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 03/15/2012

OneNote Web App gains Ink display

In case you missed it, the always updating Web Apps (available at http://office.live.com and...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 09/30/2011

Ribbon Hero 2: the game you can play at work

Ribbon Hero 2 has been out for about three weeks now. It is outpacing all our past projects in...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 05/18/2011

Search Commands for Office 2010: It's here!

I know there are a lot of fans of our Search Commands 2007 prototype from Office Labs out there, and...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 04/13/2011

The Garage

It's not often these days I post twice in one week, but I just loved this post about The Garage @...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 01/20/2011

OneNote Mobile now for iPhone!

It's another great day for OneNote lovers. OneNote Mobile is available for the iPhone. It's been a...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 01/18/2011

OneNote Web App, cloud sync of notes, and Ribbon Hero for OneNote

Three great things are newly available. The first is that the web version of OneNote is now...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 06/08/2010

Ribbon Hero: Gaming is Everywhere

Years ago I remember playing the original Halo game and marveling at, among many marvels, how the...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 02/02/2010

64-bit "Print to OneNote" solution now available

Good old David Rasmussen who is Group Program Manager of OneNote has built (in his "spare" time) a...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 04/23/2009

Mike Tholfsen blogging about OneNote in Education

Just a quick note today. Mike Tholfsen (OneNote Test Manager / ninja as mentioned a couple of posts...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 05/19/2008

My new gig is Office Labs

For some time I've been quiet about what I have been up to since leaving the OneNote team in the...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 04/28/2008

Mike Tholfsen, OneNote Ninja!

It's been awhile since I have posted anything here, and for that I feel shame. It's just that Dan...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 01/11/2008

Summer OneNote 2007 news round-up

It's getting hard to keep blogging about OneNote in detail now that I am no longer on the team, but...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 08/12/2007

OneNote Momentum

What an exciting three months OneNote 2007 has had out in the marketplace. By every measure OneNote...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 05/09/2007

Australian students get a deal on Office 2007 (and OneNote!)

I'm hearing some buzz about a 90-day offer going on in Australia. If you are a student at one of...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 03/05/2007

New OneNote 2007 PowerToys

Dan Escapa is on a tear releasing a set of new PowerToys for OneNote 2007. What's going on is that a...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 02/16/2007

OneNote Viewer

I sometimes get asked if there is a "viewer" available for OneNote files. There are viewers...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 12/06/2006

OneNote 2007 downloadable trial available

As Dan mentioned on his blog, those of you waiting to try out the final code (everyone currently...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 12/03/2006

OneNote Beta 2 Technical Refresh now available

Just a quick note to let you all know that if you are using beta 2 of OneNote, you can download the...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 09/14/2006

My One and Only OneNote

What happens when you put together a dedicated Test Manager, a loyalty-inspiring hot product, and...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 09/06/2006

More Progeny

Hey, two years ago I blogged about my first child Ciarán being born. Now I find myself with another...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 06/20/2006

Syncing OneNote 2007 notes across your many PCs

update June 15, 2010 If you have Onenote 2010, the easiest way to sync notes across PCs is to...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 06/08/2006

Ultimate OneNote 2007

Some time ago when I announced that OneNote 12 was going to be called OneNote 2007, I mentioned that...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 05/26/2006

OneNote 2007 and Outlook: Best Buddies

How doth OneNote 2007 love Outlook? Let me count the ways… From the beginning of OneNote we've had a...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 05/24/2006

Audio transcriptions and annotations with OneNote

I just got a great tip from a colleague at work (Richard Sprague) that I wanted to share. Since it...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 03/16/2006

OneNote and Origami

Update: if you use OneNote 2003 with an Origami (Ultra-Mobile PC) device, you should get this hotfix...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 03/10/2006

One percent for art: Napkin Math a.k.a. The Calculator in OneNote 2007

I like to love the software I use. I gather many of you do too. In the process of designing a new...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 02/28/2006

OneNote 2007 Drawing Tools

Awhile back I promised to write about drawing tools in OneNote 2007. I'm pleased to say that thanks...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 02/17/2006

OneNote 12 is now OneNote 2007, and it's in the box!

Naming baby!Today our branding folks finally unveiled the naming for Office 12 (which includes...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 02/14/2006

OneNote 12 Beta 1 released!

Beta 1 of "OneNote 12" (and "Office12") is now available for download for those people who are...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 11/17/2005

OneNote PowerToys contest update

Many people have been asking me about the PowerToys contest. We got over 1000 submissions, which was...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 10/28/2005

OneNote 2003 SP2 details

Last week we released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Office System 2003. This includes OneNote 2003....

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 10/05/2005

OneNote 12 - Working as a team with shared notebooks

First, let me point out that Owen Braun is blogging now. He's the lead program manager on my team...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 09/27/2005

More OneNote 12 Goodness

I thought I would discuss a few new capabilities of "OneNote 12" that I think many current users are...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 09/22/2005

Unifying the analog and the digital with OneNote

One of the long term visions for OneNote is to bring together "your information" and make it...

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 09/15/2005

OneNote 12 begins...

Today we've been talking about Office12 at the PDC (Professional Developer's Conference) in L.A....

Author: Chris Pratley Date: 09/14/2005

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