How to add rule lines or grid lines to your OneNote page

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Out of the box by default your OneNote notebook will have lots of blank pages. But if you are using a stylus or pen to take notes with your tablet using OneNote, and you are a messy writer like me… chances are you would prefer to have some lined paper in your OneNote notebook. Not only does it make it easier for you to write neater, it also will help others to read your (horrible) writing!

To add some lines to your paper in OneNote all you need to do is:

  1. Click on the “View” tab in the ribbon
  2. Look for the “Page Setup” group
  3. Click on “Rule Lines” then select your preferred line option

One you are happy with your selection and want to save yourself the hassle of adding rule lines to every page you create… simply repeat the process, but select “Always Create Pages with Rule Lines”

So there you have it – the quick and easy way to add lines to your OneNote notebook!

’till next time!

One thought on “How to add rule lines or grid lines to your OneNote page

  1. I scanned a photo and want to add grid lines on top of it.
    In one inch by one inch squares over the page.
    I can’t seem to find out how to do this.

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