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Add Files

How to Add Files in OneNote

Add Files

If you need access to a file so you can quickly jump to it from a notebook, you can add a file as an attachment or a printout.

File Attachment

  1. Click the Insert tab.
  2. Click File Attachment.
  3. Select a file to attach.
  4. Click Insert.
    File Attachment
  5. A little icon is added to the current page.

  6. Double-click the file attachment.
  7. The warning lets you know that the attachment could harm your computer.

  8. Click OK.
    File Attachment
  9. Close the file when you're done with it.

File Printout

Another way to access outside information is to add it as a file printout. It's similar to the Send to OneNote feature, but it's initiated from within OneNote.

  1. Select a page where you want to add a printout.
  2. Click the File Printout button on the Insert tab.
    File Printout
  3. Select a file to insert.
  4. Click Insert.
    File Printout
  5. Notice at the top is a little icon and the name of the file.

  6. Double-click the file icon.
  7. A warning appears again.

  8. (Optional) Check the Don't show me this again check box.
  9. Click OK.
    File Printout
  10. Close the file when you're done with it.
    File Printout

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