How to use the shortcut key to start OneNote 2007 or OneNote 2003 and create a new SideNote

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Microsoft Product Support Services has received two common questions about how to start Microsoft Office OneNote 2007 or Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 by using a shortcut key. The purpose of this article is to answer these two common questions.
Q1: How do I start a new SideNote by using a shortcut key?

A1: If you have a Microsoft Windows keyboard, you can press WINDOWS+N to start a new SideNote.

Q2: Can I use a shortcut key to start Microsoft Office OneNote?

A2: Yes. You can create a shortcut key to start any Microsoft Windows program. To create a shortcut to start OneNote, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, and then point to All Programs.
  2. Point to Microsoft Office, right-click Microsoft Office OneNote version, and then click Properties.
  3. On the Shortcut tab, click in the Shortcut key box.
  4. Type the shortcut key combination that you want to use to start OneNote. The key assignment appears in the Shortcut key box.
  5. Click OK to close the Microsoft Office OneNote version Properties dialog box.
For more information about shortcut keys in OneNote, click Microsoft Office OneNote Help on the Help menu, type keyboard shortcuts in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.
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Article ID: 822055 - Last Review: 09/12/2011 22:23:00 - Revision: 9.0

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