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  1. Hello! Today we are releasing Evernote for Windows 10.6 (v 10.6.9 build 2254). It comes with the all new Home, which we’ve detailed in our announcement post here. We’ve also released a number of improvements and bug fixes. Please see the highlights below. It is available now via the Windows App Store and as a direct download version from our website. If you are already running the direct download version, you will see an automatic update sometime soon as we progressively roll out the update and do not need to take any action. New to Windows 10.6 Home in Evernote (more inf
    14 points
  2. Hi all, I’m happy to announce that today we’ve released a brand-new Evernote feature: Home. It's rolling out to Mac, Windows, and Evernote Web customers over the next few weeks, with iOS and Android to follow. Home makes Evernote even more powerful by putting your most important information at your fingertips. It’s a one-stop dashboard that keeps the content you need front and center—neatly organized and instantly available—so you can stay on top of your day without feeling overwhelmed. Evernote Basic and Evernote Plus customers will see the following widgets in their Hom
    13 points
  3. Just out of curiosity: Isn't this out of focus at this place? Can't we be just happy that there is at least one new feature which delivers at least a little bit of additional value to v10 and follow these questions at other threads? Let's better just do it step by step and topic by topic...
    10 points
  4. Hello! Today we are releasing Evernote for Mac 10.6 (v 10.6.9 build 2254). It comes with the all new Home, which we’ve detailed in our announcement post here. We’ve also released a number of improvements and bug fixes. Please see the highlights below. It is available as a direct download version from our website, and will be available soon via Mac App Store. If you are already running the direct download version, you will see an automatic update sometime soon as we progressively roll out the update and do not need to take any action. New to Mac 10.6 Home in Evernote (
    9 points
  5. I wish Evernote would follow a very simple common sense rule. No new features until old ones are working as people expect. And bugs and performance issues are no longer an issue. Also when new version of Evernote is released, there need to be trust in the stability, not playing Russian roulette with updates. Will I lose my data? Will it crush two or three times per hour etc. I'm been using Evernote for years and for years it has gotten from bad to worse, with not much ability to learn from previous mistakes being shown by Evernote. Right now still version 10 is not ready for general release it
    8 points
  6. TRIGGER WARNING FOR GURUS: This post does not represent blind support for Evernote. Like most normal users on these forums, I don't care for your self righteous, arrogant views but if you feel you need to respond to get your post count up then fill your boots. --- I really cannot believe that Evernote are proud to advise that they are working on new features (mostly which weren't asked for) when so many long time paying customers are just waiting for previous critical features to be reinstated and for some level of acceptable performance and customer support to be reinstated (you kno
    8 points
  7. Hi All, With the release of Evernote 10.6 for Mac and Windows and Evernote 10.4 for iOS and Android, we’ve reintroduced the ability to email a copy of a note for customers with a paid subscription. We have limited this feature to paid subscriptions in order to help limit the spread of spam. The valid payment method for customers on paid plans verifies the sharer’s identity. For customers who prefer to share notes in this way, it’s a layer of security we offer in addition to 2-step verification (which we strongly encourage all users to enable). Basic customers can still share their
    8 points
  8. My note here is totally irrelevant, but I got an intriguing update email from another company yesterday which is a bit of a model in emotional intelligence... It's from the developers of JV16, a Windows 'cleanup' utility. Note the subtle sales message and the discounts at the end... Evernote, please note!
    5 points
  9. New: Email a copy of a note (paid) Fixed: You would sometimes see an error when trying to open a note link, but not anymore. We fixed an issue where the app would crash if you entered special characters (like *, <, and >) in the search bar while you were offline. Fixed an issue where stacks containing certain characters wouldn’t display in the left sidebar We fixed a problem where PDFs you had captured with ScanSnap would sometimes disappear. We squashed a swarm of tiny bugs that, individually, didn’t amount to much but, collectively, were pretty a
    5 points
  10. Thanks for the reply and the offer of help! I didn't submit a ticket. To say I was put off is an understatement. Luckily, I also did not update to v10, but the threat of the legacy app being available for an unknown period of time is motivation enough for me to look for a more secure and efficient solution. And frankly, the thought of Evernote AI pilfering through my notes looking for something to put on my Home page is abhorrent to me. It's not something I need and not at all what I signed up for.
    5 points
  11. Most companies don't release incomplete beta versions of software to the general public
    5 points
  12. Bingo! I think the same way. I don't believe they understood all the ways folks were leveraging the product to get that $70 worth of value. I've seen some inklings of that realization in the bits of communication so far. Spun for sure, but there. Again, here's hoping they right the ship.
    5 points
  13. It's been more than three months from releasing version 10. Three unbearably frustrating months for thousands of users all around the world. Let me tell you something @gbarry, @Shane D. - you are all disgusting. You are correcting irrelevant minor issues, when we are still waiting for fundamental fix. Taking control over system wide shortcuts was one of the dumbest thing you've ever done. But you did it. Shame on you. Now clean the mess. How arrogant are you?...
    5 points
  14. just out of curiosity: it sure looks nice but what new functionality does the home screen add that did not exist in the side bar before? and more importantly: what features you have canned in V10 will be re-instated when? and which are gone for good? thanks...
    5 points
  15. Need to have the multi tab feature Please. like the last version
    5 points
  16. Hello everyone. Confirming that this is still on schedule for the 10.6 update to be released this month. Thank you all for your patience.
    5 points
  17. You destroyed Evernote with this new version. Why don't you think twice about ***** people's lives? Everything that has changed has changed for the worse. I have been using it since 2012. The worst version ever. The slowest and dumbest.
    5 points
  18. Add to Dictionary? What dictionary? I don't use dictionary, and it can't be found in the app. What a joke. Is it that difficult to just giving me the option to disable it? I mean, what the heck? I'm constantly, I repeat, CONSTANTLY requesting you VERY SIMPLE THING FOR MONTHS and you're not doing it, without any purpose whatsoever. And I'm not the only one requesting it. There's a whole forum post on this issue and my post will be in that too. At this stage, I'm started to believe that you guys are teasing me, just to laugh at it. Because out of this reason, I can't find any more reasonable ans
    4 points
  19. Exactly. Almost everyone gets that unifying the codebase was a pill that had to be swallowed. And Evernote power users are a very patient bunch. Waiting until they had v10 closer to feature parity with v6 and had most of the bugs ironed out, even if it took another 6 months would have been fine. Instead, by foisting this beta onto an unsuspecting public in the form of a general release and breaking many workflows, they have destroyed perhaps the most important aspect in the relationship between note app user and note app developer - trust. And for what? Any attempt to protect their compet
    4 points
  20. I have lots of lists using the old checkbox feature and I especially like that the text does not change to strike-through after checking the checkbox. After upgrading to v10.4.4, Evernote for Windows keeps automatically switching my check box lists to checklists and changes all text to strike-through for checked items. This happens anytime I press enter anywhere in any of the items on any line. It is impossible to add a new line anywhere - in the middle, at the end, ANYWHERE, without the list getting switched to a checklist. PLEASE allow us to disable this new "feature". I can understand
    4 points
  21. Having watched Ian Small's new videos on YouTube, I feel as if a company which had been supplying me with potatoes since 2009 had suddenly and without warning delivered me a bag of kumquats and informed me that they would be delivering me kumquats from now on. They said that 95% of their customers preferred kumquats, and that only 2% were using potatoes, so it was much more efficient for them to bring me kumquats, too. Potatoes aren't flashy, but they're a staple at my house and I have a lot of recipes for them. I'm sure kumquats are lovely, but I've never eaten one. With my premium subs
    4 points
  22. Personally I don’t want to generalize. Somebody decided on strategy (probably 2-3 years ago), somebody had to oversee implementation and somebody decided they are ready to go, and authorized launch. At least the third decision was a very premature one. The first app to launch was EN iOS, and it was definitely not ready for any job with the first release. Unfortunately it hit devices that were mainly set to auto-update, which multiplied the effect. When I look at it from the outside, it seems that oversight of the software development project was not up to industry standards. If there
    4 points
  23. <Sigh> Pointing out the facts of life is not 'defending', it's just being practical. And I'm no defender of the current ongoing slow-motion car-crash of a release - I've been actively suggesting that folks go back to Legacy when they hit issues. I'm still using the last public releases for Android and Windows with updating firmly turned OFF for the time being. Watching all this breast-beating about the new release being toxic is like watching a kid lie in 2 inches of water and panic about drowning. Just get up guys - you'll be fine...a little damp maybe, but generally fine
    4 points
  24. As a developer for a large software company I'd like to say that the last thing you want to do if you want to squash bugs is add more engineers to the problem.
    4 points
  25. No one can tell, honest 😄 Putting my cynical hat on, EN is not trying to please premium users. They already have our money. Some have left. I doubt it has been a flood ... yet. Their hope is to attract enough new paying members to compensate for those that left and grow the business. This would have been a true disaster if they didn’t keep legacy around. A key decision for them will be when they decide to remove legacy and at what state v10 will be at that time. Many premium members are waiting and watching. I think a key miss by Evernote was maybe not realizing that anyone wi
    4 points
  26. I'm glad to see we're having a mature, reasonable discussion about this... Just to restate the obvious - Evernote had (as far as we know) no way to provide nested notebooks up to the present. They've never said they won't do it - just that they can't with the coding structure that was only replaced a few weeks ago. Given that the previous public version had a whole range of features that were dropped for the relaunch and are now (mostly) being added back with each revision on a 2-week timescale, it may be some time before they're in a position to start adding new major tricks.
    4 points
  27. But isn‘t this what we were talking about here the last hours as potential EN strategy? Just how to deliver enough values and „unique selling points“ for new users and non power users to change from basic to premium? This surely is no big thing or game changer for power users and no reason to upgrade to v10, but it is still a step forward in development.
    4 points
  28. Hi All, This issue has been fixed in our most recent release, Version 10.6, you can download here. You can learn more here: https://discussion.evernote.com/announcement/169-update-evernote-for-mac-and-windows-106-is-here/ This thread is now closed. If you have any questions, or a new issue to report, please start a new thread or reach out to me directly. Thank you!
    4 points
  29. @tavor Not sure what EN's focus is at the moment other than remediating a dumbed down product in a standardized programming language. Hard to fathom that this, as you put it, slow motion train wreck could be anywhere in the neighborhood of what they expected to achieve. They've managed to miss the mark in quality and content, no mean feat. Add lack of communications and you have the trifecta! Still hoping they can fix this thing. Meanwhile 6.25.1 is running sweet
    4 points
  30. I don't think Electron is the problem. EN's rollout of v10 was a disaster, but there are well received Electron apps, such as Visual Studio Code. I'm using Joplin (also Electron as you note) and like it. For cross platform note apps, unless you are content to stay in Apple's walled garden, you will be hard pressed to avoid Electron. EN moved to Electron because they could see the writing on the wall. Maintaining disparate codebases for each platform while your competitors are using a unified codebase is a losing strategy. I think the root of the problem is EN's approach to QA of their sof
    4 points
  31. I admit to being puzzled by all the negativity around version 10, but maybe I'm not a power user. I fail to see what the "disaster" is. The tagging feature hasn't changed, and haven't found anything equivalent in another app for Windows 10 - OneNote doesn't even come close. I use Evernote primarily for saving tax-related receipts, and it continues to work well for that. I can scan directly into EN. Again, the tags, and the ability to nest tags is a great feature. The web clipper works beautifully. When I last tried this in OneNote, it was very inferior to EN. The note-taking
    4 points
  32. This discussion under the Windows Requests forums is a duplicate of this long-standing feature request that has 627 "votes" and has been hanging around since 2011. I am in the camp with @s2sailor and can't see any logical reason why a user of Evernote would be opposed to this. I see them working very similar to the new "draggable" blocks in the editor, but allowing the option to collapse them. Another alternative way this could be implemented would be to add another element to the "Insert" (Blue +) for a collapsable section. Similar to adding a code block, you could highlight the secti
    4 points
  33. Hi All, Just wanted to let you know that we are aware of this issue, are able to reproduce it, and are working to fix it as quickly as we can. I'll follow-up here once I have an update on the fix.
    4 points
  34. to me, this is the most logical conclusion of their actions to date. If I consider the possibility of e.g. a Google acquisition, their actions makes sense. from these forums alone, they've clearly alienated long term highest-revenue users. their silence makes it clear they don't care, indicating these users are not important to their go forward strategy their data is in google cloud. they attempted to evolve their TOS in 2016 in a way that would allow them to mine our data without having opted in. shedding premium users would actually reduce that objection and make such a change
    3 points
  35. About the only time I can remember these forums moving EN has been with V10. Hard to tell spin from reality but features that appeared to be out forever (import folders) are making their way back. Again, hard to tell if original intent was later or gone, but my sense was gone. Other than that EN has pretty much ignored the bulk of feature requests, fix your effing QA process and the like. For all that it is still the best product on the market for my use case. Which is disconcerting if they don't get this V10 thing back to being a close cousin to 6.25.1. I am way too lazy to want to do a
    3 points
  36. As someone who has worked as a developer through to C-level in global software dev and tech companies, my experience is that, the majority of the time, the issues that we are seeing at Evernote rarely have a root cause in the dev team ... they are usually self inflicted technical issues through poor management (software dev process - I still don't think Evernote has one, people mgmt, leadership etc) and decision making at the top. There is a reason that Chris O' Neill got the boot along with most of his execs a few years back and it wasn't because the dev team were lousy (I doubt they are). U
    3 points
  37. Hello! We have released Evernote for Web 10.6.9. It comes with the all new Home, which we’ve detailed in our announcement post here. We’ve also released a number of improvements and bug fixes. Please check them out below. We are progressively rolling out this version. If you do not see it yet, it will be available soon and you do not need to take any action. (to check the web version you are on, click the account menu at top left, next to your avatar). New to Evernote for Web Home in Evernote (more info here) We added Notebook / Space filtering in All Notes and se
    3 points
  38. Thanks - it looks like finally things start to get moving. Sure I prefer to discuss how to employ new features instead of missing ones. Anyhow I hope that rolling out known features we are waiting for will happen side by side with new functions like this home dashboard. But again: Nicely done, cool look & feel, pulling together what will do to make my day.
    3 points
  39. I'd be surprised if anyone believes Evernote has a focus at the moment... I did a little side research via ProductHunt: https://www.producthunt.com/discussions/do-you-use-notetaking-apps-which-one-would-you-suggest-and-why and Evernote still seems to be at the top of the list even for the most recent comments. The changes may have been traumatic for those of us who use the app as an essential part of our workflow - and didn't think to sidestep the update when it first arrived - but for the general run of user it seems OK. Evernote made some mistakes (which is like saying 'oops' af
    3 points
  40. Wow, count yourself lucky. I’m glad the new version 10 is working for you without any issues. However, there are many people, like myself, who are experiencing major issues, such as lost or corrupted data, or erroneously duplicated data, or broken workflow processes due to significantly reduced functionality (which have been well documented in these forums). I do like the new version overall and have hope that things will continue to get better. However I’m struggling right now with the integrity of my data, and therein lies my issue with EN version 10. I have spent a significan
    3 points
  41. Tags are great, but they have a tendency to grow out of bounds. Near duplicates, homonyms & synonyms, typos etc. And then this great new area of interest, that collects dust after the tag was applied to only a few notes. Others are asking to be nested. My experience is I need to clean out a little bit every few months to keep tags focussed. For this a tag management is necessary, not only the ability to write words behind an identifier. With the EN tag manager it does not take long to do the housekeeping job. This makes tags more valuable in information retrieval.
    3 points
  42. Don't be put off by all the negativity - the best option for you depends on a number of factors including your hardware, tech ability, network connection(s) and actual use case. Various new(ish) users have said the new version is great, and with the latest version iOS users seem happier with that option - although if you use iOS the update is NOT reversible. With everything else you can try the new version*, reinstall Legacy on Desktops, or even step back to the last public release if you find v10 too bad. As always, the best way to decide is to try it out for real. *on Andro
    3 points
  43. I'm sitting back, using my v7.14 Mac version of Evernote Premium which I managed to block from updating on two Macs and a Macbook Pro. I'm reading the continuing stream of complaints about v10 on all platforms (I have v10 on my iPhone and iPad unfortunately) and this has been going on now for months. Yet STILL version 10 is broken. It is missing features and functions that are present and working perfectly in v7.14. So once again, I have to ask the question: WHY does Evernote not just admit that they screwed up, pull ALL version 10s from all sources (App Store, web site, etc) and repla
    3 points
  44. I'm under the impression from tech support that pubic notebooks have been removed from v10: "We made a decision to discontinue support for published personal notebooks, also known as public notebooks. We understand this is a feature you’ve been using and we're sorry for any changes to your workflow this may cause. Any public notebooks you currently have will continue to work with their public URL, but you are unable to create new public notebooks in the new Evernote apps." Although I can understand that this feature removal is likely because your internal data shows that this is a fe
    3 points
  45. I can neither read nor edit anything, I have gone back to your legacy system. For me, Evernote has been a really important tool. You have, alas, destroyed it. Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
    3 points
  46. I totally agree with the previous post : I have been using the Evernote Mac version for the past 4 years, and tabs are an essential part of my workflow, tabs and the possibility to open multiple, fully fledged, Evernote windows. Having them disappear will have a negative impact on how I use Evernote on a daily, if not hourly, basis.
    3 points
  47. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE bring back tabs! I use the Mac version, and tabs are essential (as mentioned by another poster). I always have several tabs open. I have a Daily Work List that is my main tab and I click on other tabs for doing other work. As a Premium subscriber, I believe that EN should have taken a user survey before making the incredible decision to jerk tabs out.
    3 points
  48. Thanks for nothing. In one swoop you have completely destroyed my workflow and 7 years worth of an information database. Many moons ago with the idiotic limitation of 250 notebooks I was forced to go the tagging route. That took a whole weekend to re-organise 3000+ notes. BUT once set up it did work well and no longer a limit on a high level entity. Today that's all gone - colour coded tag tiles gone. AND when you go to a tag area and create a new note you are bounced to ALL notes - the new note is not kept with the tag set. OK so I thought I'd look at Notebooks again and movi
    3 points
  49. As a devoted Premium subscriber whose workflow relies heavily on Evernote, there is literally no feature I want more than this.
    3 points
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