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    So, I guess there are a few reasons I don't consider this enough. First, is that each independently encrypted section of text asks for a password. Sounds like that doesn't bother you, but if I'm flipping through notes, I don't want to have to decrypt repeatedly just to browse. As well, I feel it works against using strong passwords as I'm likely to just pick some easy password for everything. Second, I can only encrypt text. I can't just blanket highlight and encrypt everything. I can't encrypt if there's an attachment, image, or table (and maybe even more stuff). I'm surely not going to separately encrypt around these things in my notes, just to make sure I get all the text. Not an objective reason, but, I don't really trust it. It appears at one point Evernote had an official statement about the implementation (Actually in a post of yours: https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/106326-evernote-encryption/?do=findComment&comment=466895) but they've since removed it (https://evernote.com/security/). Encrypting attachments sounds like a good approach, but, it does kind of break most workflows. For a new document I'd have to save it to the file system, attach it in Evernote, then delete it from the file system (or risk forgetting which copy was the current one). As for the "leaving Evernote fire," I guess, maybe it's just the places I hang out, but it feels like its been a pretty persistent sentiment in a lot of places for over a year now. Lack of note security I see cited often. I agree with your impression of it, however.

    On macOS you can create local notebooks by holding down alt, clicking File, then going "New Local Notebook." I'm sure some equivalent exists for the Windows client. This notebook is still searchable on your local client, but things like PDF searching won't work (Maybe all attachments?). Like you've identified, you'll need to do your own backups. I consider this a weak solution though, as I've had my local only notebooks uploaded after a client upgrade to a beta version. I don't recall if there was a production version that this bug existed in. There were other people who stated this had happened at an earlier point in time as well. I deleted those notebooks right away, but for all I know they're still up in the cloud somewhere, likely as a backup. So, I consider that data to have gotten out.

    I think that the claim that your Evernote data "at rest" is encrypted is pretty useless. Where this would protect you is if someone walked into the data center and walked away with hardware. Evernote (the company) is certainly able to read your data without you supplying the password; as you mention they OCR and index your content. Encrypting your data is at odds with what Evernote is trying to do, which is allow you to access your data everywhere, provide useful search results, and collaborate with other people. If your data is unreadable without your password, they can't do these things. I can think of lots of solutions, but, they would certainly be a headache for Evernote. Let the client index content, keep all data sent to Evernote encrypted You still have to trust Evernote isn't swiping your key or sending unencrypted data back Any improvements to search/index/OCR would have to be pushed out with software updates Might be that some of the best machine learning approaches require access to resources that can't be pushed out to end users Still possible to use the web client, but browser must perform encryption/decryption I think Apple is trying to take this approach, in contrast to Google, for things like photo recognition/searching Searchable encryption - Varying implementations with variable effectiveness The short version is, you send encrypted data, you send encrypted searches, Evernote sends encrypted data back to you In all versions, there's a lot more overhead. I don't know what it means for various machine learning approaches EN might want to use Just let us choose notebooks and/or notes to encrypt, with the understanding that some search or sharing features will be absent Make it easier than the current "encrypt selected text". Use the macOS KeyChain, for example, so we don't have to remember many different passwords Put a nice little lock/unlock icon on the notebooks. If the features Evernote wants to offer us by parsing our notes are so compelling they shouldn't have to worry about users encrypting all notes. 95% of my notes I'd love to have them rummage through so they can make my life easier. That 5% though - why not make it a natural fit to put - and keep - that private data in Evernote too, rather than letting it add fuel to the "leaving Evernote" fire?
  4. privacy MAJOR privacy bug on Mac!

    Even when logged out of Evernote, the content is still all on the hard drive, unencrypted for the logged in user (macOS user). I can imagine a way of preventing Spotlight from using Evernote's index, so your notes wouldn't show up in Spotlight searches. Of course, now you can't search your notes at all in Spotlight. Another workaround could be to put passwords farther down in the note so they don't appear in the preview. Encrypting your passwords in the note, or just not keeping there might be most realistic. Long story short, I think this is just the nature of the beast.
  5. Evernote for Mac 6.13 Beta 1 Released

    Hi @Jason Miller, thanks for the reply. I just want to be sure we're talking about the same thing with table spacing: If this is by design, then, fair enough I guess. Just want to be sure. Thanks again!
  6. Evernote for Mac 6.13 Beta 1 Released

    Here are some of the bugs I have on my list: Under certain circumstances attachments edited outside Evernote will disappear Confirmed this still exists in this beta. Detailed here: Highlighting text in a table cell with a background color causes breaks in background color Detailed here: Tables get an extra space above them when you leave and come back To reproduce: 1. Write text in a note 2. Hit enter once 3. Insert table 4. Delete extra space between table and above text 5. Leave and come back 6. Extra space returns. Screenshot: Trying to bold/italic all text in a table cell that has varying bold/italics doesn’t work correctly To reproduce: 1. Create a table with at least 2 cells 2. Write text in cells 3. Bold and/or italicize text, but be sure formatting isn’t all the same across cells 4. Highlight all table cells. 5. Try to bold and/or italicize. Formatting of text will alternate as if it were individually highlighted On the surface this seems to make sense, but it doesn’t match the old behaviour or the behaviour of any other app with tables. Highlighting all table cells and then hitting “Italic” should bring all highlighted text to the same state of italics. Screenshot: Fn+Delete won't bring a line of unbulleted text to a bullet To reproduce: 1. Create a bulleted list 2. Hit enter twice to get a new line without a bullet 3. Type some text 4. Return to the end of the last bulleted item, hit enter to get new bullet 5. Use Fn+Delete to bring line below up to the current bulleted line 6. Unpredictable, but never correct, results Pasting without formatting still keeps links To reproduce: 1. Copy some text from the browser that has links in it 2. Paste into Evernote note with Shift+Option+Cmd+v 3. Unformatted text, but links remain This use to paste just text, without links, which I’d consider correct behaviour. In Apple notes Cmd+v will paste with formatting and links, Shift+Option+Cmd+v will paste without formatting and links. When I copy from a PDF then paste without formatting, I get the PDF page number when I hover over the text This again comes from my expectation that pasting without formatting (Shift+Option+Cmd+v) means I should only be getting text in my note. To reproduce: 1. Copy text from a PDF (From Preview, may or may not work with other PDF viewers) 2. Paste into Evernote note with “Shift+Option+Cmd+v” 3. Hover over pasted text, see page number And finally, memory use I don't really know how to report this, but I've found it to be a little crazy lately. Starting Evernote first thing in the morning, then going about my business studying, Evernote will easily hit 1GB of memory used. Give it two days and entering text gets laggy. I haven't heard others mentioning this however, so, maybe it's unique to me. I not-very-seriously posted about this before:
  7. Evernote for Mac 6.13 Beta 1 Released

    Is there agreement somewhere on what "Simplify Formatting" should do? Why wouldn't it remove highlighting and code blocks? Is that not formatting?
  8. Evernote for Mac 6.12.2 GA

    Has anyone noticed recently added attachments disappearing? I thought I noticed it a few times, but second guessed myself enough to not look into it. However, this morning I'm certain the last time I had a particular note open I had attached a PDF, and now it's gone. Looking at the note history, the very previous version has the PDF. Looking on the file system I see three identical (but differently named files) that end in "en-pdf-text." There are no longer any PDFs in this note, and there aren't any PDF files in the note directory. My Activity Log doesn't go back far enough to when I initially attached the PDF. So, I guess I'm just putting this out there. Maybe someone else has noticed this. Edit - Turns out I do still have the activity log, and I can see where/when my PDF was deleted. It looks something like this: 2017/09/12 10:00:11:423 I|* main -[ENCommonEditorWebView commitEditingWithCompletion:] | Saving note [7a630cca-e503-4862-84fb-a3903e475230]/p2303 length of 2650 bytes: 2017/09/12 10:00:11:424 I|* 14558 -[ENMacNoteMO updateNoteResourcesByHash:] | Note resources hashes found in content: {( 58cf8d6e28ee2a1704eef47a7365b552 )} for note 7a630cca-e503-4862-84fb-a3903e475230/p2303 'Unit 2: Ethics and Moral Reasoning' 517182 <9f1cd3e7 1e060a35 5fe8183c 86d5afdd> 2017/09/12 10:00:11:424 I|* 14558 -[ENMacNoteMO updateNoteResourcesByHash:] | Note resources hashes found in model: {( 1b6d1728cf37d2ff466c2e4ddc8f2b0f )} for note 7a630cca-e503-4862-84fb-a3903e475230/p2303 'Unit 2: Ethics and Moral Reasoning' 517182 <9f1cd3e7 1e060a35 5fe8183c 86d5afdd> 2017/09/12 10:00:11:444 I|* 14558 -[ENMacNoteMO updateNoteResourcesByHash:] | Deleting resource with hash 1b6d1728cf37d2ff466c2e4ddc8f2b0f in note 7a630cca-e503-4862-84fb-a3903e475230/p2303 'Unit 2: Ethics and Moral Reasoning' 517182 <9f1cd3e7 1e060a35 5fe8183c 86d5afdd> 2017/09/12 10:00:11:444 I|* 14558 -[ENCoreDataLocalStore expungeObjects:] | Deleting local object <ENMacResourceMO 0x7f907710f950> MOID:0x99a80016b <x-coredata://82E72F89-3690-42D2-9BDF-D6A8375F4D4D/ENResource/p9834> GUID:(null) 2017/09/12 10:00:11:449 W|** 14558 -[ENMLIntegrityWriter parser:didStartElement:attributes:] | Can't emit en-media tag for hash 58cf8d6e28ee2a1704eef47a7365b552 because it's not in self.resourceHashes So.. If someone wants this log and more details, let me know. I'm not really willing to go through the normal Evernote support process to get someone to look at this, however. Edit 2 - Ok, last edit. I can semi-reliably reproduce this. I think it's related to modifying the PDF with an outside application and syncing. If I attach a 3 megabyte PDF (unsure the importance of the size), write text to the note, open and modify the PDF outside of Evernote, write more text into the note, then leave the note and come back, 25% of the time the PDF will be gone. If I do this long enough my activity log will be going berserk with: 2017/09/17 11:57:11:863 I|* 19658 -[ENSyncEngine(Resources) processLocalResourceChanges] | Processing local resource changes... 2017/09/17 11:57:11:863 E|*** 19665 -[ENCoreDataLocalStore objectWithID:] | Unable to fetch object! 2017/09/17 11:57:11:864 I|* 19665 -[ENCoreDataLocalStore objectWithID:] | objectID=0x9bac0014b <x-coredata://82E72F89-3690-42D2-9BDF-D6A8375F4D4D/ENResource/p9963>, request=<NSFetchRequest: 0x7fba2ac58110> (entity: ENResource; predicate: (SELF == <ENMacResourceMO: 0x7fba2ac56610> (entity: ENResource; id: 0x9bac0014b <x-coredata://82E72F89-3690-42D2-9BDF-D6A8375F4D4D/ENResource/p9963> ; data: <fault>)); sortDescriptors: ((null)); type: NSManagedObjectResultType; ), object=<ENMacResourceMO: 0x7fba2ac56610> (entity: ENResource; id: 0x9bac0014b <x-coredata://82E72F89-3690-42D2-9BDF-D6A8375F4D4D/ENResource/p9963> ; data: <fault>) 2017/09/17 11:57:11:864 E|*** 19665 -[ENCoreDataLocalStore objectWithID:] | Unable to fetch object! 2017/09/17 11:57:11:864 I|* 19665 -[ENCoreDataLocalStore objectWithID:] | objectID=0x9bb80014b <x-coredata://82E72F89-3690-42D2-9BDF-D6A8375F4D4D/ENResource/p9966>, request=<NSFetchRequest: 0x7fba2a530ee0> (entity: ENResource; predicate: (SELF == <ENMacResourceMO: 0x7fba29dbf530> (entity: ENResource; id: 0x9bb80014b <x-coredata://82E72F89-3690-42D2-9BDF-D6A8375F4D4D/ENResource/p9966> ; data: <fault>)); sortDescriptors: ((null)); type: NSManagedObjectResultType; ), object=<ENMacResourceMO: 0x7fba29dbf530> (entity: ENResource; id: 0x9bb80014b <x-coredata://82E72F89-3690-42D2-9BDF-D6A8375F4D4D/ENResource/p9966> ; data: <fault>) 2017/09/17 11:57:11:868 I|* 19658 -[ENSyncEngine(Notebooks) processLocalNotebookExpungements] | Processing local notebook expungements... 2017/09/17 11:57:11:869 E|*** 19665 -[ENCoreDataLocalStore objectWithID:] | Unable to fetch object! Not wanting to spend any more time on this, I wasn't able to pin it down any more.
  9. Evernote for Mac 6.12.2 GA

    You're right that those grey-box headers are in a table (by looking at the ENML file). I don't know what you can do with that information, however. A user created table can be selected and Simplify Formatting will work as well as it does on normal text. I think waiting for bug fixes is what we're all doing.
  10. Evernote for Mac 6.12.2 GA

    An example from the original HTML source, same line breaks and all: <p>While a-priori searching on encrypted data may sound impossible and even contradictory, we know of many ways to do it. Some methods are more practical than others, some are more secure than others and some are more functional/flexible.</p> How this renders in the web browser and Evernote Web: How this renders in Evernote for the Mac: Note that where the text (not HTML) line break happened in the source HTML, the trailing and leading words are rendered without a space between them in Evernote for the Mac. "andeven", "aremore", "morefunctional". Although interestingly, the Android client behaves as the Mac client. No, actually, the Android client renders with the expected (correct) spacing. It looks like once the Mac client modifies/saves the clipped note, the bad spacing sticks and then shows up across all the other clients. Anyway, I wouldn't consider this an erroneous expectation on my part. At the most basic level, if it has a space in the webpage clipped (as viewed from Safari or Firefox), why isn't that space rendered by Evernote?
  11. Evernote for Mac 6.12.2 GA

    I haven't seen this mentioned yet, but the last couple of Mac Evernote versions seems to eat text spacing for some content. I've noticed in it very old notes, but I just realized now that it happens to with content from the Evernote WebClipper. I've attached a screenshot of a note with the issue. On the left I have the `content.enml` open, which shows that the text across line breaks isn't being displayed with a space in the text. Looking at the same note on the Web client, the spacing is correct. The original clipped page is http://outsourcedbits.org/2013/10/06/how-to-search-on-encrypted-data-introduction-part-1/
  12. Evernote for Mac 6.12.1 Beta 1 Released

    Question now - Was the tab feature removed with the last release? It's mentioned in the 6.12 GA release notes as existing under "File -> New Tab" but that option isn't available for me under 6.12.1. I mention it here, as the option is also missing in the beta, but I see now that 6.12.1 GA is newer than the 6.12.1 Beta 1. Thanks! Edit - Nevermind, I see that this feature only works with OS X 10.12
  13. Evernote for Mac 6.12.1 Beta 1 Released

    I'm seeing a small formatting bug with tables, background colours, and highlighting text. I've attached a screenshot. The problem is that, when highlighting text in a cell with a background colour, the background becomes broken up. Running: Version 6.12.1 Beta 1 (455452 Direct)
  14. I thought I'd share a screenshot I found amusing. I can only say this anecdotally, but it feels like ever since the switch to the new editor, Evernote on Mac has really gotten loose with its memory use. This is slightly abnormal, as I usually shutdown Evernote at the end of each day, where it's usually sitting around 1.5G of RAM use. The Evernote process in this screenshot has been running since Sunday at 10pm (about 2 days). I will say that it's functioning normally. For whatever that's worth.. Not really a bug report.
  15. Evernote for Mac 6.11 Beta 4 Released

    Bug - Create a bulleted list Paste a URL in (it turns blue for me) "Shift+Enter" for a new non-bulleted item Type text The first letter on the non-bulleted line will be part of the above link. I've attached a screenshot of it