OneNote for Windows 10 and Mac finally gets Custom Tags in 2019. Starting in January 2019, it will be available on OneNote for Windows 10 and OneNote for Mac. No settings need to be enabled to use this feature. Once you see it in your app, feel free to start using it.
Creating and using a custom tag
To create a new custom tag, click the Tags dropdown in the Home tab and select “Create New Tag.” When the Create a Tag pane opens, name the new tag, select an icon to represent it and click Create to add your new tag to the list of tags.
Your new custom tag is ready to use! To tag content with the new tag, select the line you want to tag, click Tags on the Home tab and select the desired tag.
Click on Tags > Used in this Notebook to see a list of:
- Previously deleted tags
- Custom tags created by you from another device
- Custom tags created by other users in that particular notebook.
Not only will custom tags help you stay organized your way, but they will also help your teams and organizations keep shared notebooks organized with customized tags.
Searching for custom tags
Now that you’ve started tagging throughout OneNote with custom tags, it’s easier than ever stay organized and find what you need through search. Users can search for custom tags in the app search experience and tag results will appear under the Tags tab. Click on one of the results to go to its specific location.