Way back in time I had a Surface 2 with OneNote installed. I forgot which version it was. However, it had the capability to permit the use of two ways how to use it. One was similar to the current way of usage, but the second one permitted its use within a desktop environment. I liked it very much. In this, it listed the various notebooks in a vertical column, the sections on a horizontal tab line, and the various pages for the selected sections on the far right in a vertical listing. It also permitted the view of the sync status with the selection of automatic sync or manual sync. It also showed the progress bar for the sync action. If you happen to have an older version of windows 10, you might be able to make a selection of what version of OneNote you wish to use. The newest version of W10 does no longer give you this option. So the progress in evolution has eliminated useful functions and leaves new users with the task to figure out what the new "improvements" are. Any one to care to point them out for our enlightenment?