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I'd like to search all my notes in a granular and consistent way that unearths relations between notes based on keywords etc. Has anyone found a way to do this with tools outside of Evernote, something that works with a large amount of notes?

Devonthink - tried and wasn't into it.

Export to all notes to pdf, convert to individual text files regex search it. Time-consuming and limited.

Some kind of easy to use AI that I'm not aware of?

Anything else?

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41 minutes ago, bounce said:

I'd like to search all my notes in a granular and consistent way that unearths relations between notes based on keywords etc.

I don't think you"ll find a better general tool than Evernote's search feature    
Keywords are organized using the Tags feature; there's also text search (not regex)

>>Has anyone found a way to do this with tools outside of Evernote, something that works with a large amount of notes?

I export my data to a spreadsheet, using Applescript (Mac)   
This data includes hyperlinks back to the notes stored in Evernote   
The spreadsheet allows much more functionality with a note list

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Cool, I hadn’t thought of using a spreadsheet. I’m using Apple script for a couple things already and was thinking this would be part of my approach.

Have never gone over any of the dev tools or api. Will look into that!

 

 

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22 hours ago, DTLow said:

==> export my data to a spreadsheet, using Applescript (Mac)   

I frequently see you comment 'using Applescript'.     Do you have your code anywhere posted anywhere?  (TIA if you do).    Looking to learn something new with my new found time at home and would love some practical examples.

 

 

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On 4/4/2020 at 8:56 AM, Mike McGowan said:

Do you have your code anywhere posted anywhere?  (TIA if you do).

Two samples

tell application "Evernote" to set theNotes to get selection
tell application "Evernote" to export theNotes to fileBackuphtml format HTML with tags

For the above user use case, I write data to a .csv file

set targetFile to (path to desktop as text) & "tempBudget.csv"    
set openFile to open for access file targetFile with write permission
write theData to openFile starting at eof as text

I posted more samples at

 

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