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  1. On 7/23/2020 at 2:15 AM, trutane said:

    I've also observed similar "jumpy cursor" behavior on Mac desktop Evernote version 7.14 (458244 Direct), OSX version 10.15.6, but in a different context. For me, it occurs when typing somewhere within a note, usually in a large note and within or near a bulleted list, which I use liberally. I haven't seen an association with single quote characters or line breaks as noted by the OP. It is an unnerving behavior, since it is unpredictable when and where the cursor will jump!

    Possibly related: when typing in a bulleted list and I hit return (enter) at the end of a bullet to create a new bullet, sometimes the cursor jumps BELOW the newly created bullet and hitting the delete (backspace) key moves the cursor back to the end of the previous bullet where the cursor was before I hit return. It's as if the new bullet is not accessible, non-functional. I have to delete the new bullet and the line it was on and try again to create a new one, which then usually works.

    Thanks for posting. The issue you have with the cursor jumping below a newly created bullet has actually also been happening to me, for at least a year now. It definitely sounds like it’s a bug. I’ve noticed that the cursor only starts jumping around when I’ve been typing for a fairly long time in the same note. If I quit Evernote and log back in, that solves the problem. It’ll happen again of course, but at least I can get some work done. Have gotten used to it by now!

  2. This has also been a longstanding issue for me. I have liaised with Evernote Support about it in the past, most recently in late 2019, and it didn't seem like it was a known issue to them. They couldn't troubleshoot it without me sending over a log file, which I didn't want to for security reasons, so we just left it. It's only now, reading comments in this forum, that I realise it must be a bug - incredible that Evernote wasn't aware of it. My own solution was to completely reorganise my notes so that each file occupies one note, and there are no attachments. It's taken months, on and off, and my stack & notebook structure has had to change. Pretty drastic, but it was either that or switch to another app, which I just couldn't face, given how much content I have. I actually prefer the system I have now, but it was still a long and frustrating journey dealing with this problem.

  3. Hi -- i am wondering if there's a quick fix for being able to see an attachment only in "attachment view" rather than "inline view" (the latter being where you can see all the contents). Whenever I attach a document it defaults to "inline view" and I collapse it by double-clicking on it and selecting "View as attachment". The problem is that about 90% of the time it reverts to "inline view" (this happens for documents in any format -- XL, pdf, Word etc). So I keep changing it back and eventually, after doing this 4-5 times it may remain permanently in "inline view" (though not always). I attach a lot of documents to my notes and it's very time-consuming to keep doing this. But if I don't, it becomes very difficult to read notes that have multiple attachments/lots of other content. I use Evernote for Mac (Mac v.10.13.6). Any help is much appreciated.

  4. Over the past year, I've noticed a couple of strange things happening to the cursor when I type in a note. One is that when I want to enclose a word in quotation marks (I mainly use single quotation marks so I've only noticed the issue with that), the first letter of the word I start typing does not appear. Instead the cursor 'jumps' to the position of the second letter (or maybe the first letter just doesn't register). So e.g. 'jump' becomes ' ump'. It doesn't matter how much I try to make sure that I'm really hitting that first letter, this happens about about 80% of the time. i use single quotation marks a fair bit so it's really getting annoying. (I've contacted Evernote Support about this but in order to assist me they require me to send an activity log, which I understand, from having asked Support specifically about it, makes accessible not only your notes within a particular Note, but all Notes in all Notebooks. This is a bit of a concern for me from a security and privacy aspect so I chose not to go down that route). Not sure if anyone else has this issue and a fix...? 

    The second thing that's been happening relates to those 'lines' you can add in a note to create separate sections. I'm not sure what you call them but they're in the toolbar next to the tickbox. I use these a lot in my notes -- I have a heading, then I insert a line under the heading that goes across the page. Over the past half year or so, about 50% of the time, when I'm typing something in one of those sections, the cursor suddenly jumps to the section heading. There is no trigger whatsoever. Because I touch-type and also type quickly, sometimes a few seconds have gone by before I've realised that the cursor is in the wrong place, then I have to cut and paste what I've written. Hoping someone out there might know of a fix.

    Just as a general comment, I've used Evernote happily for a few years now but over the past year/18 months I've noticed that coding issues seem to be significantly on the increase. There's a bunch of other issues I've noticed (for example downloaded notes often just don't load when I'm offline) but these two are probably the ones I'd most like to fix. Many thanks in advance!

  5. This thread seems to mostly be about paragraph spacing so maybe not the right place for this comment, but in the last update I believe (or maybe the one before) I found that the line spacing between 'tickbox' style bullets had increased. I used tickbox bullets a lot, so my notes have all become much longer as a result. I have no idea why, among so many other more urgent/useful fixes that Evernote could have focused on, they would choose to make changes to this. I haven't noticed any changes to normal line spacing, so it wouldn't seem to be an attempt to address user feedback in that area. Just one of the increasing number of frustrating issues I've had with Evernote... 

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