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  1. This is what I call 'namespacing' your tag. Instead of multiple tags Project, GTD and Someday/Maybe -- perhaps in a tag hierarchy (parent tag Project: child tag GTD grandchild tag Someday/Maybe) -- you use a single tag Project: GTD-Someday/Maybe. I use namespacing too, but perhaps my way is more efficient. Since there will be lots of projects, there will be lots of tags beginning with Project. That suggests when you are trying to tag a note, you'll type Proj in the tag field and get a bunch of matches. You'll have to scroll, or type more, to get the one you want. That is why I use a special character (the dot) instead of the word Project to namespace my tags. Usually the project names are different enough that just typing the special character plus the first letter or two is enough. In my case, all tags are GTD related so I don't have to include that word. But if I had to distinguish between GTD project tags and non-GTD project tags (or non-project GTD tags?), I would namespace each tag with a different special character.
  2. Agree with @DTLow delete note deletes the note history, and moving a note to another notebook is apparently handled as a delete. Could your history have been nuked when you moved notes around? Backup and restore of the raw database files should preserve note history. Exporting a note does not export the history. There might be a clever 3rd party thing that exports the current note, then exports each note in that note's history. I wonder...Importing notes created in this way would result in separate notes, rather than a note with it's history of notes.
  3. The image preview (thumbnail) is probably part of the search index, which updates separately from the note itself. Usually, the search index updates almost instantly after a note is changed, but at times, it can lag up to an hour behind, even after you've forced a sync. Restarting your client seems to help, but not always.
  4. I found it helpful to set up this shared Notebook so it is synced and available offline: https://www.evernote.com/pub/spgscott/evernote5help That same EN user, spgscott, has an earlier version of this help that is mostly obsolete but still has a few goodies: https://www.evernote.com/pub/spgscott/evernote-help/ Those are the closest things I know of to a cheat sheet. Hope this helps.
  5. Thanks for the screenshot, it helps. I haven't noticed that change to my client. Sometimes I wonder if their testing includes people like us, of a certain age whose vision is fine but not what it once was :-)
  6. Thanks for the screenshots and other details. You could try sending a personal message to Shane D, he seems to be the person in charge of fixing the ticketing system. To message him, go to his profile and use the "Message" button. Include a link back to this original post. Hope he can help you!
  7. Also did you try simplify formatting before you tried removing formatting? Capturing a web page via the browser extension (Web Clipper) lets you experiment with the options for Article, Simplified Article, or Full Page. The clipper works great in 90% of cases. In the worst case, I have to do a Full Page clip. The result looks good on the Win client but can sometimes be hard to read on the Evernote phone app (probably because Full Page captures formatting that isn't meant for phones or small tablets. But, that problem is rare. I never have to remove white-space after using EN's Web Clipper browser extension. The clipper even lets you clip just the selected part of a Web page, although I haven't used that much. Maybe this is what you want, instead of using the browser's select -> copy -> paste in to EN? When I say works great, bear in mind that I don't think I've ever tried printing the EN note that I clipped. But it should work. Worse case, EN saves a link to the original page so you can go back there and see if there's a print-friendly version of the page. Then print that, or, capture that and print later. There's no perfect solution because Web pages vary so much in how they're formatted. In spite of that, the Web Clipper is one of the things EN does REALLY well so get to know it if you haven't already. Hope this helps.
  8. And in Android, undo is still not the solution...it usually undoes an entire block of typing, not just the auto-format operation. In other words, undo isn't granular enough.
  9. I don't have a burning need for this feature, but, I up-voted it anyways. My reasoning: hopefully if they ever implement this request, they will update the whole email -> Evernote gateway which is sorely in need of many, many fixes.
  10. Just a thought: a common editor (as part of a common code base) might have a significant downside...if an existing feature can't be made to work across all/most platforms, it is more likely to be dropped! The real problem is a development process that seems too isolated from customer feedback, and paradoxically, too connected to it. What I mean by this is, over the years I've seen some many half-assed hacks that deliver a requested feature but cause huge problems because they break the underlying programming model. For example, "why can't the editor be smarter and just do X" well X has to be defined for every possible scenario, and not cause problems or undefined outcomes when doing Y, Z, etc. X could be: double tap on a word with quotation marks -> editor selects word including quotation marks. Seems smart and conventient. But what happens if you don't want the quotation marks? You have to carefully alter your selection without accidentally un-selecting it (a challenge on mobile -- iOS a bit better at this than Android), a situation you find yourself in only because the editor tried to be smart and 'help' you without weighing it against all the ways the smart feature hurts you when it is too inflexible, etc. I hope that makes sense....for an example of how to do editors RIGHT, see https://www.notion.so
  11. I don't think the second part is correct. In addition to metadata, Evernote stores a full copy of every synced notebook on the servers. That is how you are able to access them via the Web client. When you sync a device, it syncs with the servers, not directly with whatever other devices you have.
  12. I assume when you paste the code into a non-Evernote, rich text editor you get colors?
  13. Hi, Evernote reminders should generate notifications of whatever kind the phone OS allows. Have you ruled out that your new phone OS (Android 10, I'm guessing, but you really should have included the version info in your post :-) is handling notifications differently than your old phone? If you've ruled that out, the next step is to open a ticket with Evernote support.
  14. There's more than one way that this URL field can get populated. A more common way for me is: If the URL field is blank in an existing note, and you paste something into that note that came from a Web page (or any software that provides URL metadata to the OS's clip buffer), Evernote will put the URL in this field. I think it was meant to be helpful, but it is annoying that you can't turn it off. For example, if select just my balance from online banking, copy, then paste into Evernote, Evernote puts a URL in the note that contains tokens that are likely related to keeping my bank account secure. I don't want Evernote to retain these tokens!
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