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search function made easy


Leont

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if i have a long long list of email addresses and phone numbers in 1 single note

 

i can search it

 

but the search only shows which note has the word im searching

 

i have to scroll down very slowly to find the searched words in a yellow box

 

why cant evernote made it simple so that the cursor goes straight to the line of the searched words and if there are more than just 1 findings we can just hit next or previous

 

this is simple microsoft excell find function

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making many many notes is not ideal for me

i just moved to android from iphone

on iphone we have the app called notebooks, they have the search text function that i mentioned

about the search within note, how do i do that? when i press the 3 vertical dots i cant find search command

i am on the free version of evernote by the way

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Hi.  If you can split your big note into sections at least (I'm thinking on a desktop for ease of access) you should find it simpler to locate the record you need.  Ideally,  you need one record per note.  Searching within notes is also easy - put your search text in the clipboard to jump to the correct note,  then check the three dots menu for search within note and search that text again.

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