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  1. I picked up the same lifetime plan as dbvirago. I migrated over my entire EN database, 17,600 notes at last count. The migration was primarily as a backup, but I also wanted to see how it performed with this amount of notes as reviews were mixed on its ability once “loaded up” So what’s my thoughts? A mixed bag really. The migration was slow, I exported EN notebook at a time and checked batch number count once migrated. I didn’t loose any notes in the migration but it took several days, sometimes leaving it to do its thing over night. It might have been better to do one EN dump and upload, I don’t know. Password encrypted files didn’t carry across properly, that was to be expected. They’re there but illegible. I didn’t revisit them for security reasons, but it wouldn’t have been much of an issue to have resolved them had I needed to do so. What I have found annoying is that some files reverted to incorrect creation dates. They bear no resemblance to their original. I’d say probably a few 100 have done this, but I haven’t been able to determine a pattern or if the issue is EN’s or Nimbus. So in operation Nimbus hasn’t faltered as a web app. But just like EN sync to the desktop app or both my iOS phone and iPad has been poor. The green elephant wheel replaced with a more discrete probing bar at the top of the screen. It’s no faster or slower than EN in this regard, but it means it has no advantage to warrant switching. They’re both based on Electron and the limitations of the coding reflect similarly on both. Nimbus has some nice formatting touches. The block editing similar to Notion works well. But it also has some strange design decisions. Files can be attached inline, or alternatively as attachments to the note. Both can be present in the same note, but attachments cannot be viewed within the note. Likewise todo’s are confined to a collapsible sidebar within the note. Unfortunately these cannot have an assigned date, nor can you perform a search for todo’s. In reality this means they get lost once you move through notes or other folders. I’ve decided to stick with EN for now. I can’t really put my finger on it, perhaps just familiarity and the time invested in it, but EN remains a powerful draw. Nimbus has a lot going for it. If I thought EN were not going to improve further in the coming months I’d consider Nimbus as I don’t see anything else cross platform of equal ability. For now, my loyalty remains with EN, hoping things keep improving and become more stable.
  2. Evernote works just fine with Win11. I've been using Win11 for several month on the pre-release developer channel and connecting to Evernote on either web or V10 Win App has not been a problem.
  3. Spoke too soon, It's back again this morning. Present on any note I try to move.
  4. I had the same yesterday, but no longer seems reproducible.
  5. Evernote have advised that this will be a coming feature and this with a lot of other user feedback is in development to be added to Tasks. For now it is a matter of patience.
  6. Yep discovered the same thing happening here this morning. Running Win 10
  7. That's not of much use where EN have me throttled to 5.33.0 on the web version and it doesn't have the Home Page or widgets. ....Grrr I'll see how I get on with Shanes workaround version on the Desktop app.
  8. Not seeing anything on my V10.11.5 Where should we be looking?
  9. @gazumped Watched Steve last night and took part in the live webinar chat. I agree with Steve's take on a lot of things and the overall management decisions and approach that has been taken by Evernote is understood, I even agree that it makes a lot of sense. Where I have issues is that they're providing upgrades, desktop front ends etc, but rectification of bugs and restoring previous functionality is just not forthcoming. Steve didn't ignore the issues, several times he mentioned lack of functionality and how it messed with workflows for "power" users. I did take exception to him quoting that only he 2% of users utilise tags, I remain unconvinced by this and would love Ian Small to provide supporting data to this effect. It was perhaps notable that on the mop up Q&A at the end, Steve was asked several functionality questions and didn't know the answer. Of course I'm not expecting him to know everything about the product, none of us do (well excepting a select few on here), but it did highlight clearly that Evernote users are a diverse bunch and what works for Steve does not reflect that others have a different use case and its not working for us. I am loath to leave Evernote, realistically I never will because at the very least I'll retain it as a historical database, but I'm getting tired of checking the forums each day and seeing that the same issues remain and that the promised restoration of functionality keeps stretching before us. If (and its a big "if") Nimbus works with a larger database I may move across, but it raises enough concerns in itself regarding its background, security and longevity. Nimbus is agile at the moment because its young and fresh, (Evernote was there once), but I don't want to be having this same conversation in a Nimbus forum in 10yrs time. We'll see how it pans out. I just want a stable 100yr Elephant that keeps doing what I want. I know Legacy does that now, but it won't be around forever.
  10. @bradypatterson I'm in the process of exporting enex files by notebooks at present. Evernote is raising some errors advising a file cannot be exported, but it give no detail what file that might be. I've a suspicion the issue might be around password protected files, or very large attachment's. Any ideas on how these rogues might be found?
  11. @Mike P I've a theory that the issue is arising because I'm running both V10 and Legacy. I think there's a database hook fault somewhere. You're probably on the mark, clearing the database and forcing a new download may solve it, but I'm not really in a position to afford the time to do this at present.
  12. I'm at the same juncture. I bought Nimbus on a whim several months back and toyed with it but didn't apply any serious time to it. Having waited for V10 to improve, I'm at a stage where documented issues are not getting resolved in a timely manner and the recent updates have been more about window dressing than resolving bugs. For example, it's unacceptable for a tag search or filter to provide a null return and this has been flagged in other posts since V10 was released. I'm in the process of importing all my 17,500 notes into Nimbus and then I'll give it a proper stress test. Doubtless it has issues too, some of which are documented here, but their agility and responsiveness in addressing problems and introducing useful new features is streets ahead of Evernote. I'll run duplicate notes across both applications for a period. I'm not yet ditching Evernote, but it is on its final warning.
  13. mrothmay, I am having the same problem in Win 10 and at the moment it is a deal breaker for me. Searching by tag is my most frequent search. I have noted that if I delete the original tag from a note and reapply the tag then it persists and this modified note will show in a tag search. But there's no way I'm going to retag 17,536 notes. 😵
  14. Thanks Cal, In some ways your storage need is very close to mine. I haven't had a worry about local docs, I've no problem with mine being on EN servers, I see this as better security than a local hard drive and back up files elsewhere. That which I store is information useful to me and my clients, but of little commercial value or sensitivity to others. Anytime I've needed, I've made use of data encryption within a note. I'm running on a Surface Pro, so hard drive space is limited, hence my use of OneDrive for file storage. I've never explored windows indexing, I assume it works across both local and OneDrive files? I think the only thing putting me off this approach is the tagging workaround. As you say drudge work and I'm the first to admit I'm lazy this way. I'm unlikely to maintain a consistent filename tagging approach for any length of time. I understand what you're saying about the file explorer preview, I've mine set up this way also. OneDrive on the iphone also gives me document portability and has been faultless in my use.
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