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Adding your recipes
Adding your recipes
Now it’s time to gather up all those scraps of paper and bits of old envelope that
you’ve jotted your recipes down on over the years. Let’s start to add our recipes.
You’ll notice lots of similarities here with Word and Excel, but there are enough
differences to keep you on your toes, too. I’ll fl ag them up as we work through
the recipes.
Adding a recipe page
As I said earlier, you can have OneNote pages that extend far off the screen. You
could, theoretically, put all your cake recipes onto just one page, but that would
involve a lot of scrolling around to browse what’s there. To make it easy to fi nd
your recipes and keep them organised, I recommend that you stick to having just
one recipe per page.
When you create a section for a notebook, a blank page is added into it for you
automatically. For your fi rst recipe, you can use this. When you come to add more
recipes, you will need to insert a new page for each one.
To insert a new page, fi rst click the tab of the section where you would like to add
the page. Then click the New Page button. You’ll fi nd this at the top of the list of
pages in the current section, on the right of the screen (see Figures 8.1 and 8.2). If
the list of pages is not visible, click on the ‘expand’ arrow beside the New Page
button at the top of the right-hand column.
OneNote automatically timestamps a page underneath its title with the time
and date it was created.
Adding a title to your page
Every page in OneNote has its own title. You can see this on the page itself but,
more importantly, it’s also used to help you fi nd the right page in a notebook. The
page title is what appears in the tabs on the right showing all the pages in a
particular section. If you have a clear title, you can easily jump to the right recipe just
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