But once you’ve made the switch, you may feel a little lost — especially if you aren’t familiar with the interface and keyboard shortcuts used in OneNote. Fortunately, they’re pretty easy to pick up.
Here are the most important and useful shortcuts to know. Do note, however, that these shortcuts are for the desktop version of OneNote and may or may not translate to any other version of OneNote, including the OS X app or the Windows Store app.
Ctrl + Alt + D: Dock the OneNote window. Allows you to take notes while doing another activity, like watching a video or browsing the web.
Ctrl + Alt + L: Lock all password-protected sections.
Ctrl + Shift + N: Clear all formatting for selected text.
Ctrl + #: Apply or clear various tags.
Ctrl + Tab: Cycle through sections.
Ctrl + Page Up: Switch to previous page in section.
Ctrl + Page Down: Switch to next page in section.
Shift + F10: Open context menu for current note, tab, or object.