Home > Sample chapters > Microsoft Office > Other applications

Taking Notes to Another Level with Microsoft OneNote 2013

Inserting images from a scanner or digital camera

On the Insert tab, OneNote 2013 offers several commands for placing your own images in notes. Using the Scanned Image command, you can insert content from a scanner or digital camera into a note.

Before using the Scanned Image command, make sure that your scanner or digital camera is plugged into one of your computer’s USB ports.

Insert images from a digital camera

  1. Click in a note.

  2. On the ribbon, click the Insert tab.

  3. In the Images group, click Scanned Image.

  4. In the Insert Picture From Scanner Or Camera dialog box, in the Device list box, select a device.

  5. Click Custom Insert.

  6. In the Get Pictures From dialog box, select a photo. To select more than one, Ctrl+click the photos.

  7. Click Get Pictures.

    The picture(s) you selected are inserted into the note.

    httpatomoreillycomsourcemspimages1608940.jpg

Insert images from a scanner

  1. Click in a note.

  2. On the ribbon, click the Insert tab.

  3. In the Images group, click Scanned Image.

  4. In the Insert Picture From Scanner Or Camera dialog box, in the Device list box, select a device, and then click the desired resolution option.

  5. Click Custom Insert to crop the scanned image and make other adjustments; otherwise, skip this step.

  6. Click Insert. (If you clicked Custom Insert in step 4, click Scan instead.)

    The scan is inserted into the note where you clicked.

    httpatomoreillycomsourcemspimages1608944.jpg