Level 5* JMichaelTX 4,104 Posted February 28, 2014 Level 5* Share Posted February 28, 2014 Seems that Few Users Know How to Search Using Tags (at least down south ) I just read this article in LifeHacker.au, and I am totally amazed: Evernote is the favourite note-taking and organisation software for Lifehacker readers, and rightly so. If you use it right, it’s a beast. But one common problem is that after a while, your tags don’t help in searching for the right item, because they can also show up as regular words within your notes. The Alpha Efficiency blog has a cool workaround: add an X at the end of the word. So the tag “idea” becomes “ideaX” and “note” becomes “noteX”. The blog explains that not many words end with an X, making this an effective tagging system. They also tried hashtags, but Twitter has made that a no-go now. This implies that few users know the Search grammar "tag:<TagName>" to search specifically (only) for Tags. And, evidently, they don't know how to use the Tag drop-down filter. This suggests that the Evernote UI does not make it obvious enough on how to search/filter by Tag. I'd like to offer a suggestion to remedy this problem, but I have none. Of course, this was the Australian LifeHacker, so maybe that's a factor. (just kidding!!!!) Link to comment
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