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  1. Uses another app for 2 years and still comes here to read and post. My troll bell is ringing.......
    7 points
  2. There are many of us who think all this complaining about price is absurd. It is what it is, thats the prices, I genuinely cannot fathom what complaining and posting spread sheets achieves? Haven’t you already left for the ‘wonders’ of notion? If so why are you here trying to build a case of protest against another firms changes?
    7 points
  3. Feature Request: Add Outlining Capabilities to Evernote Evernote is great, but it's dying for the ability to create Notes that contain Outlines which are easily collapsed and expanded during creation and in use. One way to implement it would be a switchable editing mode, between standard formatting or outline mode. In outline mode, pressing the Enter key creates a new outline item, and pressing the Tab key changes the current item into a sub-item. Clicking on an item's action icon causes its sub-items to collapse out of, or expand into view. That's the way the Ecco Pro PIM did it, and something simple like that would be a good start for Evernote. The name Evernote implies a product that takes notes -and collapsible/expandable outlines are a huge part of note taking.
    5 points
  4. Hello everyone, I decided to spare the time to write this disappointment post. Let me note right here that the disappointments you will read in this post is just a small -but most recent- fraction of my 10 years awesome user experience with EN. I have been using Evernote for the past 10 years, maybe half of which are premium. Documents, thoughts, tutorials, web archives, book suggestions, recipes, code, everything I care about is on Evernote and I am still using and love Evernote Moleskine notebooks. Early this year and thanks to COVID (spare) time, I took the time to transition all my data from the cloud to my Synology NAS, firstly because I ended up paying >500$/year (excluding business) to cloud subscriptions but most importantly because I wanted to own my personal data and not pay rent for it. After a streak of subcription cancelling, I cancelled almost all -I am still left with Evernote and iCloud-. I will be cancelling iCloud too when I 've built the Photo workflow I want to. And.. last one standing: Evernote. After giving it a thought and despite the fact that Synology and OneNote both offer a seamless way to migrate notes from Evernote, I said "no". I will be keeping my Evernote subscription, despite the fact that my subscription cost almost doubled in my paid plan years. Why ? Because I got high value from Evernote and it was acceptable to have my data on the cloud but get instantaneous search, famous Evernote OCR etc. And then... v10 came along. Being a developer myself, I don't get judgemental on product changes. When my clients are going back and forth with features they themselves requested, how easy would it be to offer features that 225M users will love or at least find acceptable ? However, performance/productivity aspects are must-haves and there is no point keeping a productivity app that kills your productivity, and that brought me to: shall I cut the last man standing ? Before doing that, I thought let's share some of those reasons, maybe someone will pay attention: New version Performance/Productivity/Reduced Functionality issues. The new app is by far the worst transition I had in my 10 years using EN. It feels (and probably is) a rubbish web hybrid that builds to macOS app too. Don't get me wrong, the UI is great/clean, note composing tools are better than ever, but guys/ladies, creating a note, moving batch/1 note to another notebook are the essentials. Who cares about functionality #3475 when you don't deliver functionalities #1 and #2. Here are 6 reasons why it sucks + 1 inconvenience: When dragging document to Evernote icon, user needs to click on a notebook, wait up to 10 seconds so the import occurs When moving a note to another notebook, it may take up to 30 seconds to be able to select the desired notebook. There is a lock icon and notebooks are greyed out for up to 30 seconds ffs. See screenshot here. When in need to do a batch action for a lot of notes, maximum number of notes is 50 ! (Seriously, is this a joke ?). That's also why I believe the new version is a web hybrid built. Launching the new app in every client (macOS, iOS, web) takes up to 1 minute, when data is not in cache Both macOS, iOS apps "hung". They are stuck and either need up to 30 seconds to revive or they need to be quit. Truth be told, newest updates have limited this issue to a minimum, but yet existing occasions. Linking notes inside the app ! That functionality existed, can't say I was really happy, but at least it worked. Now if you link one note to another, it creates a link that only launches on web ! When searching, ⌘ A selects all notes (all=50 as explained in 1.3) instead of search text Cost commitment. That's why I cancelled Dropbox, they took me from 69 to 129 in 1 year. If not mistaken, I believe Evernote went from 39 to 59, which I find somewhat acceptable considering I am literally paying to accommodate the free user tier. The Moleskine partnership is really cool I have to say and I 'd love to see an update on that Palaeolithic API. EN's API is literally last decade. I attempted to use EN API, but the process is only intended for external vendors that need to integrate a product to EN. The documentation is so outdated and non-existing, that really makes me wonder how safe my data is on EN. Documentation does not include the plain simple cURL commands. Innovation Stopped. It seems like there is no innovation happening, especially after Phil took off. I get it, there is no way competing to notes.app when Apple is really investing in that, but I expect to see some new features in my note-taking app of choice. There is limited app updating (Scannable, Skitch, Penultimate) going on. Features and business strategies I would like to see in the future Performance/Productivity/Reduced functionality -> See issues above. After having composed this post, I tend to realise that all those issues might be related to my assumption that EN now uses a web hybrid. If my assumption is correct, we need native apps. Batch actions -> See 1.3. Why on earth would a functionality of that importance be removed ? I know, hybrid app, right ? Stable Pricing -> Either keep it same and offer more or reduce it and keep it as is. At the moment we are paying more and probably even more in the future for same functionality with performance decrease ! Where does this elevation stop ? Maybe reduce functionality for free users and offer paid ones the value/innovation their cost deserves ? Tagging AI -> Tag suggestions based on user use. For example, every month I import in EN a tax document and payment. How hard would that be to identify pdf pattern and recognise that there are 1000 similar notes with the same tags. Breath-taking iPad app -> Penultimate was great back when it was introduced, but nowadays seem somewhat outdated. iPadOS has brought numerous features on note-taking and there are apps on the App Store that do use those innovations. We need the Evernote iPad app to be as good as it deserves to be. Automations -> Not getting up to date with the environment has its cost: the environment will not update too. Automating note imports in EN should be part of the EN app, just like the EN email. I am not talking about Zapier stuff, but plain-simple automations. At least create a AppleScript dictionary we can use Tasks Management -> We got reminders that -tough truth- never reached an acceptable state of productive use. I literally remember 3 years ago, I needed to manually go to notes 1-1 and clear reminders to remove the clutter. Alright, that's 2 free hours from me to you @EverNote, a price I am happy to pay considering the productivity gain I had all those years. So, are you going to keep me productive or is this a farewell ? Best regards, Askaridis Stathis
    5 points
  5. @janndk You are exactly right! Filtered Notes Widget is a new widget that is coming soon. It's the more powerful cousin of the Notes Widget which will allow you to select the exact set of notes you'd like to see on Home. Users have been asking for it and please know it is coming soon!
    4 points
  6. I apologise if it seems I am complaining about pricing. This is not my intention. My "complaint" is that the decision that EN has taken about moving Premium users to Personal is an unreasonable step for long term users of the product. I have been moved from the second top tier to the third tier, missed out on new functionality I value now, and will miss out on more functionality in the future by being at that third tier. EN could have put full-rate Premium onto Professional, Plus on Personal and avoided all of this. Instead they have treated Plus and Premium as the same type of user. We're not! I want EN to be my primary tool as I have used it for a long time and have believed in its vision - and I like the new one even more. But I don't like working with a company that treats its customers in this undifferentiated way. One other thought for you - if we don't provide feedback to EN on things we think they can do better, how do they get better? If we don't suggest features that we think would improve the product (like bi-directional linking) how do they get better?
    4 points
  7. I was recently updated to version 10. I have been having large performance issues ever since. I have been an Evernote user for over a decade, since the early days of the service. Over that time I have accrued a large number of notes over several notebooks. I use Evernote on a daily basis for everything from GTD, archiving, technical notes, planning, journaling, and a whole host of other content-heavy applications. The offline client has served me very well during that time. When I quickly (!) needed an answer to a question I could pop open Evernote and find what I was looking for almost immediately. The new v10 client spins for up to a minute or more on many of my notes, regardless of whether I opened the same note just a few minutes earlier. I have a few rather large notes that have yet to respond at all, just spinning for multiple minutes until I get frustrated and close the application. This is making Evernote unusable for me. If the client cannot provide me access to my notes quickly then it ceases to provide a useful function. Waiting for minutes to access reference material that should (and was!) stored locally is a non-starter. When I open my notebooks or search, I need the material to be returned quickly. Otherwise, I have to mentally put down what I was working on when I needed the reference note in order to wait or debug the problem with the EN client. I have found myself copying and pasting my most referenced notes into other applications just so that I can access the information quickly. Having to maintain "quick reference note" copies in another application invalidates the whole purpose of having Evernote in the first place. Please restore offline caching functionality. The notes need to load near instantly and without UI-blocking spinners. Otherwise, the whole point of a handy nearby notebook is lost. Client version: 10.17.6-win-ddl-public (2775) Editor: v126.2.16348 Service: v1.37.8
    4 points
  8. since last update on both ipad pro and iphone, the sidebar and full note list scrolling is bugged. Sometimes the cursor goes back to thr first, other times keeps scrolling in an erratic way, going up and down the list, while recaching previews; others simply visibly lags. Anyways, using the app has become a pain. and there’s not a support mail nor ticket for a paid product?
    3 points
  9. We're getting well off-topic here, but just to end this mini-saga... My database backup is about 30GB all told. Evernote gets a daily run with a 7-day history, so 210GB total - and I get a weekly system backup including those folders to a different external drive so (in theory) I have a continuing daily history going back for 3 months or so. In honesty I doubt I'd find a backup more than a week or so old... but it makes me happy that I have the possibility! Plus it's all automatic - it would be more hassle to stop doing this and set up a different system.
    3 points
  10. 3 points
  11. Okay, so for the 47th time over the last 12 years, I'm back looking to go all in. Well, not all in. One foot is still firmly on the other side of the door, and multiple full and partial backups and redundancies are being maintained, but... I'm starting to like what I see. I had built a dashboard a few years back that I liked, but the Home page has taken it's place. Also, dipping my toes in the waters of tasks. Between Home, Tasks and Calendars, I could see this becoming the One App. There' still a lot to be done, but I think it may be heading in the right direction. I just have to remember that a runaway train might be heading in the right direction, too. Doesn't mean I want to be on it. Now, you guys (you know who you are) make up some popcorn and pull up a chair.
    3 points
  12. Если пришлёте мне айфон, то покажу. Я пользуюсь андроид.
    3 points
  13. There is a Light At The End Of The Tunnel! Unless... there's something coming the other way...
    3 points
  14. Also, on the desktop app, you can use the keyboard shortcuts Alt + T on Windows and Cmd + T on Mac.
    3 points
  15. Yes SWAT turned up this morning, with guns and armoured cars. It was very exciting. Glad you could find legacy. Mine works great.
    3 points
  16. I think v10 has been really good. Yes, there are functions that still haven't made it across the void from Legacy to v10 (Apple Watch support....I'm looking at you!) However, having a much more consistent UI on all platforms makes a big difference. It's also great to have much more regular app updates once again after nearly 2 years of darkness. The time in limbo made me wonder if I should jump ship (I tried every other alternative and none came close to EN) but I am glad I stayed.
    3 points
  17. I raised a ticket with support and they've emailed me to confirm that they have replicated it in their tests too. They are actively working on a fix for it, but don't have an ETA for its release.
    3 points
  18. Hey Alan, I didn’t think that at all you are right, users need to express their views. My suspicion is when we have users who freely admit they don’t use the product and instead another one are jumping in to stir things up, I am not sure what the motives of such actions are. I can agree to an extent about going from top tier to second. Personally though I try to focus on the features, does professional make any real world difference to my usage needs, to which the answer (currently) is no. I have never been a power user though so perhaps I don’t feel that change as acutely as others.
    3 points
  19. U-uh - my favourite wish of "normal" enhancements are Boolean searches... Now we can have it 👍 but for additional money - we have to subscribe to Professional 😞 OK, I like their argument "pay if you want us to really help you in future for sure" - and I will upgrade -- but only if a real professional can work as fluidy and reliable as in the past! As long as EN-10 is crapping my time and resources, I'll stay with Legacy and my personal account. Boolean searches are state of the art in so many systems around the world. EN always has been proud about their search capabilities - to keep being the best should be matter of honor.
    3 points
  20. I think I saw a suggestion that Outlook calendars would be supported... Some hope for the OP there.
    3 points
  21. Dear Forum Members, today I wanted to try the procedure with restoring data from TimeMachine and..... I've got a surprise. When I opened my Evernote Application on the Mac I noticed that my "deleted items" folder was full, all my disappeared notes from last week were back there !!! Please do not ask how this happened because is a mystery to me. Due to this, I will try to restore all my notes from here and not from TimeMachine (even when it will take much longer.... ). In the meanwhile I've also contacted Evernote Support explaining my whole situation but I still haven't heard from them.
    3 points
  22. Hello! Today we released Evernote for Windows 10.18. This is primarily a bugfix release. It is available now via the Windows Store and as a direct download version from our website. If you are already running one of these versions, we are progressively rolling out to compatible devices and the new version will be available on all supported operating systems within 7 days. To learn how Evernote delivers app updates, when you’re eligible for an update, and how to update your Evernote app, visit How Evernote delivers app updates to our customers. New to Windows 10.18 Tasks you create using the global create button (the green circle with the +) will now be added to the note you currently have open instead of the default task note. Fixed highlights: Now you can see a count of how many tasks you've completed out of the total number of tasks in a note. Occasionally, a task would mysteriously disappear from inside a note. This should now be resolved. Some PDF exports of clipped images would not include the image. If you hovered over an item in a scrollable menu, the list would suddenly (and annoyingly) jump back to the top. When attaching files to a note in Evernote sometimes the file extension would be removed. Let us know what you think and we appreciate the continued feedback. We will keep hard at work! Thank you!
    3 points
  23. Hi all, I’m happy to announce that we’ve made some big improvements and additions to search in Evernote, including new advanced search syntax, Boolean search, and geographic search! New advanced search syntax Advanced search syntax is now more powerful with the addition of a new category of “contains” items. Simply type “contains:” into the search bar to filter your notes by what type of content is in them—like calendar events, tasks, addresses, and more. This article shows the full list of items you can choose from and more info on using advanced search syntax. Boolean search For those who aren’t familiar with them, Boolean terms like AND, OR, NOT, and ( ) narrow down your search results so you can find the information you need faster. For example: “Dogs AND cats” would show you only notes that have both “dogs” and “cats” in them. “Dogs OR cats” would show you notes with either “dogs” or “cats” in them. “Dogs NOT cats” would show you notes with “dogs” in them, but not if they also contain “cats.” “(Dogs OR cats) AND birds” would show notes with either “dogs” or “cats” in them, but only those that also contain “birds.” Geographic search Some people who travel a lot need to find notes based on where they were taken—for example, at a conference, with a client on the road, or on a remote project site. Once you have the coordinates, you can search for notes created on a mobile device (with location tracking enabled) based on where they were created. For example, if you type “geodistance:37.49,-122.22,50km” you’ll see all the notes you’ve created within a 50 km radius of the Evernote head office. (You can also measure in miles and nautical miles.) Boolean search and geographic search are both available to Professional and Teams subscribers. You’ve been asking for these features for a while, and we’re excited to bring them to you today. Together, they make it even easier to find what you need in Evernote. To get started, make sure you’ve updated your app to the latest version. If you have any questions regarding the recent plan changes, please see this article. Otherwise, feel free to start a thread in this forum or reach out to me directly here. Thanks! Shane D.
    3 points
  24. I don't really know if this helps but I've taken many of my non-essential notes and moved them into Gdrive. For example, I had notes in which 5-10 years of pdf files on various statements were all concatenated together. I used Acrobat to combine them all and moved them into Gdrive. I do the same for all my bills, scanned books, spreadsheets and other non-essential files. Since many of my notes were just depositories for files this helped to slim things down somewhat. I also had thousands of notes that were faxes from Hellofax that were being uploaded automatically to Evernote. Anything like that I sweep into Gdrive on an ongoing basis. Obviously this doesn't help much with normal notes. I don't know if any of this has actually helped with anything because I too experience a lot of lag but I'm still quite happy with Legacy.
    2 points
  25. HTML Export Option - still a work-in-progress (links to attachments don't function) Import Folders - still a work-in-progress (edit; delete option is missing)
    2 points
  26. This file format isn't read by Otter.ai which I use for all transcriptions. Makes the Evernote audio feature irrelevant to me. I agree wholeheartedly that the file format should be something that is considered a common audio format.
    2 points
  27. Evernote would not start in Firefox. Worked in Chrome. Tried Firefox troubleshoot mode (all add-ins removed) and it worked. Went through removing add-ins few at a time I found that this one (SCs Currency Converter) would stop Evernote from loading. No idea why, but removing while everything else in and Evernote would load. SCs Currency Converter does scan the page, looking for euro/pound symbols. Hope that helps someone. Even if your having this problem and don't use this particular add-in I would suggest the same PITA debug process. .
    2 points
  28. I am a 10+ year Evernote user, and I am almost at my wit’s end. On both my iPad and my iPhone, I continually see sync issues. This happens almost 100% of the time with shared notes, even when I’m very careful to sync a note before editing, but it also happens frequently with non-shared notes. This is the case even when I create and edit a note only on one device, with other devices completely offline. Today for example, I created a note on my iPad, added a few lines of text, and switched to another app to check something. When I switched back to Evernote and added a few more lines of text, I saw the note conflict message. In addition to the frustration, there is no mechanism to determine what is “out of sync” without comparing the notes line-by-line. I have filed numerous support cases over the last several months (year?), but each reply comes back with a “working as designed” response, or a request for a long set of reproduction steps, error log and screenshot captures, etc (despite that I check the option to share the logs when I submit the case). Evernote has never been perfect, but it has at least been functional once I learned its quirks. Over the past year or so, it has become almost unusable, and I am exhausted from being “Customer QA” and from losing information. I thought I’d post this here to see if anyone on this forum has a better answer than the support team. Otherwise, I’ll be dropping my subscription to Evernote in favor of something (anything) else. At this point, I’ve lost too much important information and spent too much time trying to debug the service to continue using it as-is.
    2 points
  29. Sounds like a support ticket is the way to go. Many others are successfully accessing task in v10.18.3 - works here just fine. I don't wish to suggest you haven't thought this through but the good old fashioned re-boot the PC could be a solution and if not, then uninstall and completely remove all data directories then reinstall and allow EN to rebuild your data is likely to be successful. (To ensure you clean out the old installation use a program like REVO Uninstaller or just be sure that the %AppData%\Evernote and %LocalAppData%\Programs\Evernote directories are deleted after the uninstall process is complete).
    2 points
  30. Can confirm this - scrolling of the notes view is back to normal after installing EN iOS 10.14. The stuttering and reverting of the list is gone.
    2 points
  31. I have to ask not to leave Cal alone doing devils advocate here - sorry for that in advance: And you have another 10TB drive, for the backup of the backup ?
    2 points
  32. Evernote V10 has always been pretty quick on my device. Yeah it's had a few bugs, but they've mostly been fixed. The Android JavaScript engine is more advanced than the one in iOS and is updated more regularly. This could give the Android version a real advantage, but the framework Evernote uses probably only use features found in the lowest common denominator. When it comes to JavaScript this is iOS.
    2 points
  33. Thanks @PStirton and @gazumped for reporting this. I was able to reproduce the issue on Windows (but not Mac) with same Clipper and Chrome version as @PStirton. Our developers are aware of this happening at some sources and are working to resolve it.
    2 points
  34. How is it limiting? You have survived without it for however long you have been a subscriber. Boolean search is brand new and no-one has ever had it before. Though some posts prior another member actually showed how to use existing EN search to get the same results. Cheap or not cheap is personal opinion. For what I use EN for I find $69/year to be very reasonable. At some point everyone has to make the decision if it worth it or not personally. Sounds like you are in the process. And whether or not you consider features basic or not really has no bearing on what EN offers and what tiers they put features.
    2 points
  35. I have this same issue almost daily, although I don’t use the web client. I see it between my Mac and IOS devices, and it often results in multiple conflicting copies of the same note. I even see conflicts when I edit a note on my ipad, move to another app, and then come back to evernote — and yes, my other devices are offline. I filed yet another support case about this today.
    2 points
  36. @BriceEvernote Thanks for reaching out! I was able to locate your support ticket, and I've expedited the priority on it. Given the nature of the issue, our support team will be best equipped to provide further assistance. Let me know if you have any other questions.
    2 points
  37. Yeah, it's working again. Thx for help.
    2 points
  38. Hi. Just wondering if/when the new Calendar app will be linkable to Office 365/Outlook as we use O365 for our workplace. Thanks!
    2 points
  39. - According to your profile, you joined about 8 months ago. The same profile says you've posted 29 times. None of those (that I can see) included workarounds. Given that Evernote is updating their code every couple of weeks, I'd think it very unwise of anyone to attempt to "work around" the normal operation of any of its features. Any active patching that's going on is more likely to be related to bug fixing and new features than closing backdoors, but any given tweak might not last past a day or two before bad things happen to your content. Just sayin'...
    2 points
  40. Evernote on the iPad could be so great… but it is just a bigger version of the iPhone app. I actually find in some instances it is better to work in the Evernote Web version using Safari on my iPad, and that is what the Evernote iPad app should be like. P.S. - also really would like side by side instances of Evernote on the iPad
    2 points
  41. I feel like i've waited for years for this basic functionality. I love Evernote - and i especially LOVE the Mac update - now the iPad feels like a poor relation. I do EVERYTHING on my iPad. All client notes, all meeting notes etc.. - all taken by hand. I have a combination of GoodNotes - and now use Agenda heavily too for my client interactions. I'm forced to use these apps, because the Evernote one is so bad. I would LOVE to consolidate and do everything in Evernote (and get rid of Agenda) but currently i can't. Please please please. Thx - JH
    2 points
  42. Apple Notes are convenient I use the share menu to send the note to Evernote
    2 points
  43. The upgrade process seems a bit broken. I raised a similar issue with the chat support team. They took a look and could see that something wasn't right, but needed a higher level of support team to rectify it. In the end the head of the billing team worked their magic and fixed it. It seems my account hadn't been ported to the new billing system that the new packages use. Your issue may be the same. Drop them an email and see.
    2 points
  44. 1. You did not read other posts. I use both EN and Notion and pay for them 2. I came here because I got an email notification stating that my plan has changed. 3. You are acting like a kid who has only one toy and thinks his toy is the best and is jealous because others play with more than 1 toy, 4. If I had so much interest and time to troll, I would not have posted 17 messages in 7 years but probably would have become Level 5 user just by the count of posts. 5. This more like a Moderator trolling a user on the forum, who has less than 1 post every 5 months.
    2 points
  45. I agree with you on this. An upgrade to another level needs to be a permanent step - it is not something that a company should or could easily withdraw. Where we do differ, is in our perception of the value that has been added to the product at the Personal level, and the functionality that we are not getting through Evernote's decision to create the Professional level. This is the issue as I see it. In addition, it sets the precedent that the additional functionality will only fully be available at the Professional and Teams level. Previously, the Premium got all the new functionality, such as it was. So, comparing the new 4 tier (free, personal, professional, teams) licensing with the old 4 tier (free, plus, premium, teams), as Premium users we have: - had some token new functionality, - missed out on new functionality now, and - will miss out on the future functionality that will be added to professional and teams. Every time functionality gets added to Professional, it will remind those long-term Premium users that Evernote sees us as less important customers. So, no. I don't think I should get everything in life. But Evernote needs to recognise who kept the company alive so that it has the opportunity to do what it is now doing. Instead, as @orion_mitchell put it, it has chosen to take an action that feels like a kick in the teeth, now and every time it delivers future functionality.
    2 points
  46. My impression is Evernote's new v10 product is designed to more "even" the platforms The v10 product is a work-in-progress; the Legacy product feels less "beta"
    2 points
  47. I 100% agree. Advanced search should be a fundamental feature. I can understand they want to make a new plan for professional users. But being able to search in a proper way isn't a feature that only professionals use. Or they should rename Personal to => "Grandmother subscription" Please don't hesitate to give your opinion over here if you agree! I personal(ly) feel betrayed. In the beta for tasks i made the remark you couldn't filter on stack level. This was a problem for me, beceause i did wan't to filter betweek work en home. Wel, now i know why they didn't activate filtering of stacks.... Not a technical issue.
    2 points
  48. Not sure about changing the UI to any degree, but having a way to create links (and if necessary new notes) easily by [[bracketing]] words and some way to maintain and/or check for and repair broken links would be good...
    2 points
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