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  1. The browser based use cases are: 1. I am researching a topic. I want to capture information from various sources into a set of notes. When i capture a web page i have just read, i want to immediately add notes to the page. 2. I have just captured a web-page, and want to immediately refile, retag, restructure plaintext, or perform similar operations. 3. I am researching around a topic, watching a youtube video, listening to podcast, reading related content in another application, and want to capture thoughts into a research note. For all of these use cases, I need to perform either of these operations: 1. Open a new tab with the Evernote Web UI, select note list, select the edit window for the note currently displayed (last updated). Edit 2. Find open evernote web ui tab, select the edit window for the note currently displayed (last updated). This is alot of cognitive overhead. Feature Request: The simplest solution as i see it, is to add a browser wide keyboard shortcut to perform the operations above. Specifically, to open (or switch to ?) an Evernote tab, open the last updated note (which will be either the last capture, or the note i am working on) and place the keyboard focus in the edit window. Bonus points, would be to pop up a note edit window, opened on the last updated note, that can be dismissed with escape.
  2. Why does it now need extra permssions (on firefox) to have read and write access my local clipboard? That is a huge security and privacy no-no. I can think of no concevable extra features related to clipboard read and write use.
  3. Thanks. Best move both of my recent requests then.
  4. So, this is the frustrating part. I knew all of this already. Maybe your first comment was the one i should have responded to :(. Is this not a place to make feature requests?
  5. Hi, I would like to be able to ensure that when looking at a structured notebook, that it has a mechanism to ensure the structure is immediately available. I can imagine this being something like: Default sort order of a notebook, as a search inside the notebook. e.g. Notebook is a set of pages numbered 1-100. default notebook search is "notes titled 10-20 in reverse order". When i select that notebook, the order of notes is: [sorted 20-10],[view sort: 1-9,21-100] 'Pinning' notes by having special tags that relate to a normal document structure, e.g. $toc = table of contents, $glossary, $appendix,
  6. Hi, When i use Evernote i would like to be able to 1. define a default view page (preferably per client) - The default would be defined as a shortcut - so it could be a note, a stack, a search etc. Tim.
  7. Well, i can see that this thread was started in 2009, and only 5 pages of response - kind of sets the stage. I want a linux version. I have been on and off using Crossover, so now i I have a different suggestion, that i hope will generate more feedback, and offer more value rather than have a differnt OS as a target. Evernote on Steam. Where Evernote can capture those moments from your gaming life. Steam is working hard to make all of its Windows OS titiles more cross platform (e.g mac and linux - via a cross platform wine like tool) What do you think?
  8. I prefer Voltaire's attitude on disagreement: “I wholly disapprove of what you say and will defend to the death your right to say it.” Reasoning through issues is always my preferred approach. I'm sorry if it came across as a personal attack, i guess that must be because i belong to the unreasonable people in this thread? As a GURU who does not use Linux, what would you consider a minimum viable client?
  9. I'm sorry but i find this comment a bit absurd from a GURU poster. If it is the responsibility of a good business to listen to its customers so that it can support them better. It is the responsibility of us as customers to inform the business of our wishes so that they can have the chance to serve us better. If Evernote think this is an unreasonable approach to customer relations, then they should probably just give up the charade of customer support and shut down the forum. Regardless of your opinion on whether i can or cannot use my subscriber relationship with Evernote to ask them to reconsider a feature i really want, the fact of the matter is that Evernote already supports a Linux platform (Android). Like the whole web service industry, it seems they have standardised on client side HTML5 UI's for their Online and Android UI's. So it looks like a low hanging fruit to an enforced web user. As this seems to be available from many cross platform out of the box technologies like Electron, which use HTML5, and were designed for just this kind of thing, i think it is only going to become easier for them to do. There are of course other half-way approaches (which i have already addressed in other posts), that would also serve *my* needs, but i also respect the wishes of the other posers who want Linux to be supported. So just to reiterate, thank you for your opinion, but i for one will continue to ask Evernote to reconsider, and extend that Linux support to non Android Linux's too.
  10. This is kind of related, I have created a feature request thread to address backups and restoration in a generic manner. The basic idea is to use git backup, a well known distributed version control system, to enable backup and restore of notes. Search for git backup if you think this is a reasonable feature, and give some feedback.
  11. I've been waiting for this for years, but now I think i have a different approach. One which may be the best in the short term, and something which "kills two birds with one stone" as it makes linux support more of a fringe benefit to a larger customer wish, backups. I want evernote to make my versioned notebooks available in evernote markup as git repositories. And to allow me to update my evernote information from these git repositories. That's it. This is what i am campaigning for now. The rationale: I have an easy backup mechanism - running git clone on a regular basis. Anyone who can use git, will want (and understand) this feature, which would be amazing for Windows, OsX, and Linux. We can then use any other external tool to manipulate EML, and evernote. Even better, i make it easier for linux people (and other computer (ab)users to do whatever they want with regards to automation around my evernote notes. Lowers the barrier for 3rd party integration and innovation on all platforms. So I'm going to create a separate feature request thread on this topic, and I'd appreciate if Linux client wishers gave to +1 it.
  12. So I'm playing catchup a bit here. to be honest this thread is a bit of a TLDR, as it started in 2009!. Can i suggest the moderators split this thread out into years, or archive the old posts, as the state of the art has moved on since then First I +1 the linux client, Second my suggestion for Linux tools to check out: Everyone who wants a third party native GUI linux client pile onto Nixnote2 (https://github.com/baumgarr/Nixnote2), which is a QT port of nixnote (which was Java). There is also Everpad (which is also QT, but PyQT) is not as feature complete, but is more lightweight, and also getting there (https://github.com/nvbn/everpad/) is worth checking out. For the command line people among us linux guys, there is also geeknote (https://github.com/VitaliyRodnenko/geeknote/) which is a python command line utility to manipulate your evernote document repository export/sync and them as markdown files. FWIW, here is my .02 eurocents worth on the toolkit discussion. I know there is/was a commitment in evernote development to use a 'platform native' UI technolgy. I can understand some of the reasoning is so that you can use the UI features to the 'full' extent. I honestly think this approach is interesting, from a user experience point of view, but probably a pain to maintain. Also the nature of HTML5, XUL, etc, all point to UI design toolkits and widgetsets becoming a shared commodity (apart from Apple of course, because it is a key part of their value proposition, that everything looks and acts the way they say it has to). I dont want to get into thin/thick clients, or the shared code etc that exists in evernote. but i can say from experience that i would recommend QT and QML for a cross platform C++ based UI that can be used to develop a binary for windows, linux and mac from the same codebase. That way it does not matter what you develop on, you only need to test on the target platform. Other online sevice front ends that use QT are Skype and Sotify, to show I'm not talking too much rubbish. QT is based on the MVC pattern. So, If nothing else, a tested, supported QT linux/windows/mac binary 32/64 bit C++ SDK/library for the Model would make life easier for those wanting to maintain a third party UI on any platform.
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