Amaigus 7 Posted March 27, 2013 Share Posted March 27, 2013 Guys, this is getting annoying! You're constantly messing with my work flow. I even sought out and tried Google Keep in my frustration! I already find it's annoying to have to go through drop downs and submenus to get to the few options I personally use. With the "select personal tag" button you've just added another level that is so completely unnecessary, it's dumbfounding! I wish you would go in the other direction of allowing me to get my notes out faster without constant navigation. Suggestions:Let me get the add audio button in the top bar instead of the photos. I don't use photos! You could even do this dynamically based on usage.Do the same for tags. That needs to be faster.When you pop out the tag entry/selection menu, put a couple of buttons in a corner so that I can sort by frequently used or alpha, and remember last sort order. Most of the time I repeatedly hitting on a few subject areas and scrolling for a tag starting with 'm' is a pain! You now have space for this next to 'choose tags'. Just a down arrow with a-z, plus a down arrow with a clock icon would be great!Separate edit mode/view mode is clumsy in my view. How many users spend a lot of time using their phone do go through their notes? And when they do, they are more likely to be in a position to focus on not accidentally deleting stuff. At least allow an option to disable view mode.When entering text with Speech-to-Text tech, also keep an audio file. The technology makes errors which are easy to miss and often occlude the basic idea behind my note. But I would like to use it to help me get these ideas down. Nuance is coming out with a high quality engine that integrates with the android keyboard recognizer, so please integrate with that fairly sophisticated and flexible method (It allows you to switch to keyboard easily). Even though Google Keep is very primitive, they thought to do this.I think there is a serious problem with the UI design and user feedback at Evernote that will tank you when Google Keep really gets running. Consider these basic UI design principles:Listen to your users! Don't necessarily follow their implementation suggestions or you'll get a spaghetti UI, but understand what their suggestions are telling you about their needs. Design the simplest UI that satisfied the myriad suggestions you're aggregating. This is hard, but that's what it takes. Nobody does this better than Google, so study their stuff. Don't break existing flows to piss off your user base.Seems like you're doing all three of these poorly right now. I have 10 years of experience in UI and programming experience. Feel free to contact me. Link to comment
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