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Based on NoteHighlight 2013 ( and VanillaAddin ( to create working addin for OneNote 2016 and OneNote for O365 (32-bit and 64-bit)

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To install just run MSI file from releases. For Office 64-bit use NoteHighlight2016.msi, and for Office 32-bit use NoteHighlight2016x86.msi. See here how to check which Office version you have.

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Add new code

  1. Select language from menu
  2. Enter source code in pop-up window and press OK
  3. Highlighted source code will show up in page

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Format existing text or edit formatted text

  1. Select text that you want to format or edit (you can select whole or only part of note). In case part on note is already formatted, you can select whole source code box.
  2. From NoteHighlight menu select desired language
  3. NoteHighlight form will open with selected text
  4. Edit text or change formatting same as for new code

Additional languages

  1. Go to installation folder and find file ribbon.xml and open it with text editor
    Default installation folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\CodingRoad\NoteHighlight2016\ or C:\Program Files\CodingRoad\NoteHighlight2016\
  2. Edit property "visible" from "false" to "true" for languages that you want to use. It is necessary to restart OneNote for changes to take effect

It is also possible to add new languages (supported by highlight tool) by adding new rows to ribbon.xml but if you need new language then you are smart enough to figure it out :)

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