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  1. Lenses to crop / cut

    Use lenses to magnify / show the corners of documents when cropping / cutting them. Now they are invisible, because of my finger blocking the view.

    77 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. multi image capture and sort

    when capturing lots of flipcharts from brainstorming session be good to save in an order and export to one pdf with capability to annotate (to drawer arrows between images for example

    73 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office Lens for Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Auto select the entire imported image, don't crop it.

    When I import an image, it is automatically cropped. I then have to go and manually change the page dimensions. Given me the option to automatically import an image and have the entire image selected not cropped.

    73 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Direct integration into Onenote

    Rather than having to swap between apps and wait for upload -download have lens functionality directly integrated into Onenote would be great.

    72 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add OCR

    Add OCR, so whenever you export the picture, you can directly edit it, only if it is a document however.

    72 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Saving files in specific folders

    I like uploading photos of receipts but would like an easier way to change the title and folder destination in OneDrive.

    72 votes
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  7. Store to local storage in device

    Store locally to transport elsewhere or when not connected

    72 votes
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  8. Better file name options in Save dialog

    It's needlessly painful to delete the default filename and enter one of my choosing. Can I have a single-touch option to use the default filename or begin typing a custom name? Or can that choice be set in advance as a default option?

    72 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 71 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 70 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. no way to cancel a taken photo

    Once you take a photo there doesn't seem to be a way to cancel it. it forces you to save the image

    69 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. White balance

    White balance

    68 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. *** not to onenote & other storage location ***

    put OneNote as an option (instead of always active) and always save cropped pictures to photos but with the choice of a storage location (e.g. not in camera roll but office lens folder)

    67 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office Lens for Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Needs support for editing from within the default Photos iOS app using native "extensions" menu.

    So it is possible to edit documents without leaving built-in app.

    65 votes
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  15. Multiple Files

    It will be good if we can attach multiple files in a single email.

    64 votes
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  16. Offline saving

    Let it save Office documents OFFLINE, because neither do I use OneDrive, nor I have a fancy data plan.

    63 votes
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  17. 63 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office Lens for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Needs to be much faster if it is to be used for importing pictures to onenote on the fly during lectures.

    I want a single click to get the picture directly to onenote. Then I want direct access to the office lens file in onenote. . This would make this flow seamless and very useful

    60 votes
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  19. 60 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office Lens for iPhone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Multiple pictures.

    Add support to stitch multiple pictures from a large whiteboard, or be able to send multiple pictures in a single email/document.

    59 votes
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