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mikecox39

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  1. Sorry for the delay, I didn't get a notification; will check up on that, but thanks for the correction. I have that link saved but I guess I need to read the "preface" to the syntax listings below /-: I won't make that mistake again 😇
  2. I was searching for all notes tagged with Software, specifically notes tagged Software.EN. I consulted the online tutorial and followed the syntax in that tutorial and I checked, and double checked my spelling, yet I get nothing. I have never really grasped EN's search functions, because the results I get are often baffling, even when I follow the rules. I'm sure I will be embarrassed for overlooking something that is very obvious but, for the life of me, I can't figure out what that is.
  3. I did not find "the week", a title in the General notebook using the intitle" option. What am I doing wrong?
  4. I want to find notes that contain more than one tag. For example, if I'm searching for Photoshop tutorials I would search tutorials: photoshop: that should only deliver tutorials for photoshop. But I tried searching on the work "week" that was taged with both Data: Personal" and got "week" with those tags but also with tags I did not enter. Why is that?
  5. Sometimes my notes contain VBA code like "sheet3", "columns.count", "EntireRow", etc. and with punctuation that is not grammatical. So I end up with notes filled with irrelevant red underlines that are not only distracting but annoying. Is there a way to stop spell checking locally, just on the current note?
  6. I wanted to find all the titles in my notebook that had both tag1 and tag2. I selected 2 tags and imagined my results would be a list of titles with both those tags. In the example that would have been 4 titles. But in one case only 1 title came up with both tags, in the other 4 tiles; the result I expected, came up plus a dozen others. How should I have set this search up, so only the titles that the 2 tags would appear in the result?
  7. I have the "Clearly" icon on my Chrome Browser. It opens and works fine until I try to save the edits by clicking the Elephant icon: see attachment. That goes well. I get a text with an OTP, that never works! I've tried over and over until I'm stopped due to too many failed tries. I tried signing onto EV first, which I accomplish without a problem, then try again, but I get the same prompt to sign on every time and the OTP fails every time. btw I use the same password for all EV related sites, like the forum etc..
  8. Thanks Jeff, I'll keep that in mind when searching.
  9. I feel vindicated! I can't tell you how helpless, and a little stupid, I"'ve been made to feel by this issue and by my inability to comprehend the convoluted explanations I've gotten for why I find myself at odds with my search results. I've blamed myself for failing to understand what should be a very simple, intuitive, process. I expected EV to find things easily and quickly, without forcing me to set up complicated search criteria. I really like EV's ability to collect and store data, but I've been really disappointed by how complicated it is to find it once it's been stored. Frankly, I'm baffled by their failure recognize this issue and address it. It makes me wonder how they've achieved such a following. In the meantime, I will focus on tags, which I too use a lot of. Thanks for telling me about text expanders, I'm impressed! I just added Breevy to my laptop and "Textpand" onto my cell phone!!
  10. One of the most confusing aspects of EN, for me, is the search function, it just doesn't get me the results I expect! I find myself wasting a lot of time and often end up with irrelevant results or getting too many results, that I then have to search through. When I found a "search" You-tube Video in the EV Channel that I'm subscribed to it was for Mac users and when Francesco D'Alessio clicked inside the search field he got a raft of drop-down options to select from, options that narrowed his search; including "recent searches". In Windows, I don't get anything at all when I click the empty search field! The Mac interface seems to display everything I'd need to find what I'm looking for quickly while the Window interface often leaves me with little or no help. Before posting this I "searched" for a youtube search video for Windows and found one, but it was nowhere near as good as Francesco's and it didn't have anything close to the options he got when he clicked the search field on his Mac.
  11. Thanks for taking the time to respond. Sounds too complicated and not at all intuitive but I will try and understand the in's and out's of the process you've tried to help me understand, a process that, seems to me, should be more simple and intuitive Frankly, I'm surprised more people aren't expressing frustration with the complexity of doing a simple search in EN.
  12. It seems, to me, that EV searches should be more intuitive, and less fussy. I've been using EV for years and I still spend way too much time finding things. I usually give up on Searching and simply narrow my search to items that I've tagged, and search visually. I believe what complicates my searches is the default setting of filters, settings that produce unwanted and confusing results. See my attachment.
  13. I appears that the text is realigning while I type, it's isn't the cursor that jumps, it's the text around it. I have the sync set to 5 min but it seems like the text I'm typing is trying to sync with the text that is in the cloud. I will have to pay closer attention to this behavior so I can more accurately describe it in a f\u message.
  14. Thanks, I will try that, but it seems like a lot of work to solve what appears to be a common problem or simple frustration. Wonder why Tool/options are available to stop this from happening while editing notes.
  15. It was already deselected, apparently by default.
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