Boatguy 49 Posted June 3, 2013 Share Posted June 3, 2013 I can understand why the EN UI needs to be slightly different in different platforms to either take advantage of, or accommodate, features of each OS. But why is basic functionality implemented differently, partially, or not at all? Example: Like many people, I stacks to organize my notebooks. These show up as stacks on the Mac, web and IOS platforms. I also use a set of shared notebooks from a collaborator and I've put those into a stack and it looks like any other stack on the Mac. But the stack doesn't exist at all on the web or IOS platforms. Why? Why does the organizational structure break down when I access my data, which is all in the cloud anyway, from a different platform? Example: I use tags create as a quick cross notebook organizational tool. But when I try to use a tag for a shared note, I'm told "Only tags that already exist in this notebook can be used for this note". What does that mean? How does a tag get used in a notebook if I can't apply it to a note? Clearly there is different treatment of the shared notebook/note than my own. EN could be a great tool, essentially a personal or SMB version of Lotus/IBM Notes, but the implementation is maddening. We want this product to work, we want this functionality, but the developers seem to have a very limited vision with no attempt to create a common cross platform experience. These very forums are evidence of the problem. Every platform has it's own forum, because the functionality is different on every platform. This is very odd for a cloud based application. None of the data resides locally, yet features which must be represented with control information in the cloud, don't make it to every client platform. Setting up tags or stacks on one platform, only to learn that the functionality is not present on another is very counter productive. EN should enhance productivity, not squander it. I would like to see a common cross platform experience, or at least common cross platform functionality. Anyone else? Link to comment
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