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evernote Newbie needing help in copying text from another software into EN

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I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and I have made copious notes into a software called "Notes, version 1.0.25". This app has its limitation

hence I now attempt transfer ("share") the first of many text files to EN for which I have set up so far "Photographic Equipment" as a name

in the EN "Notebooks" listing.

The text does copy into EN but it shows up in a note called "Ferns", set up back in December 2014. (With hindsight I should have called

the very first note "Inbox").

The text copied across shows only 4 lines, kind of an attachment. I can open it and the text is all there.

I can move the "attachment" to the correct name ("Photographic Equipment") but it still only show the initial 4 lines. I have to press and hold

it again before the full text shows.

Is there a way for the full text to be visible immediately when I open "Photographic Equipment" ?

Your early advice would be appreciated.

Thanks and regards




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Hi.  How are you exporting the notes from your software into Evernote?  Are you doing this one-by-one on the phone,  or have you exported the files to a desktop where you can cut and paste the content?

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I exported the text thru "share" which gave me the options of copying to Evernote, Gmail, Email, Simplenote among many others.

Your comment re exporting to the desktop gave me an idea. I exported the text to my Email in Microsoft Outlook 7 and it worked,

all was copied across.

Now to the next hurdle. How do I copy/paste the text from my email to Evernote Windows to the correct folder, i.e. "Photographic


Your guidance would be most appreciated.  

Thanks and regards


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Email 'should' be simple...  assuming you've downloaded and installed EN Desktop from Evernote.com...


Open Outlook,  view email content;  look for "Add to Evernote button" on top menu bar.  Click "Add to Evernote" button.


Choose notebook from the dropdown...




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