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  1. A tough one, I think. I took a note and exported to HTML, and then to .ENEX (the Evernote ENML format file). In the HTML, the checkbox is implemented as a .PNG bitmap file, one for each checkbox instance in the note (and those can be either a checked bitmap or an unchecked bitmap). So 10 checkboxes in my note, variously checked or unchecked resulted in 10 bitmaps in the generated HTML. In the ENEX file, a checkbox is represented by an <en-todo> element with a "checked" attribute, which is either "true" or "false" (dunno whether they support a third state). so <en-todo checked="false"/> or <en-todo checked="true"/>, but no notion of size. Now how they handle such things in the note display is another thing: they could represent the todo as a character (e.g. the Unicode BALLOT BOX characters: see http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/2610/index.htm) that could use size information present; I think that they did something similar awhile ago, and you could actually cut/paste those characters around. Not sure why this changed. You could also implement something like that yourself; just copy and paste from this: ☐☑ , and you're on your way, though you would then lose any of the Evernote special todo handling: search, Todo Check all/Uncheck all, etc. All of which is to say that I don't know of any secret configuration for this (it would probably be a registry setting). You might want to add a request in the Product Feedback section of your favorite Evernote client, where users can vote it up to show interest.
  2. That policy sounds about right (I can only imagine the ripples throughout the code base(s) though). I think that including more detailed explanation (such as what you just clarified) might be helpful to users. I also still think some warning at install time would be helpful as well, but since I'd rather eat bugs than muck around in install scripts, I wouldn't quibble about it. Thanks.
  3. So come back in 2017? There's no such things as crystal balls, time travel, or magic ponies for that matter. When was anything ever safe? You look at a situation and make your best guess; and the chips will fall where they will anyway.
  4. Yep, I saw the dialog. For something like this, a warning in the installer might be appropriate. Also, does it move the files if the database was not located in AppData/Local? I'm thinking of folks who may have moved it themselves, to, say an SSD.
  5. May relate to this topic: Edit: Oh yeah, duh -- it's in the 6.2.2 release notes: Evernote for Windows 6.2.2 Release Notes New: New for Beta 2: Evernote is changing the default location of its files. New Tools/Options UI with lots of new options available New Thumbnail view that presents notes the way they look in Note View Improved: Shortcuts can now be optionally displayed on a separate toolbar. Quick Search: clicking the button will pass the search to note search, just like Enter key. (thanks to gustavgi) Assisted Search: hovering the "several" notebooks popup shows notebook notes preview tooltip. (thanks to gustavgi) Fixed: Fixed problem with with a cursor jumping to the beginning of the note when editing it in the single note view window. Fixed problem with note list selection not being scrolled when a note is selected using a shortcut. Fixed problem with thumbnail view sometimes getting very slow when viewing scale up images.
  6. Because, um, they're making so much money off longtime free users?? Hmmm, let me get out the slide rule to do the math...
  7. Of course, there's the built-in bias of online polls (as with online forums in general): the angry will vote/write; the satisfied won't bother.
  8. Well duh. I've been pretty specific in my comments that my investigations and comments concerning the viability of OneNote as a replacement for Evernote pertains to me and probably others like me who depend on tags as an organizational scheme. You seem to want to turn my comments into a crusade against the entirety of OneNote, or into claims about its general viability for all other users. It's not, and that shouldn't have been such a mystery.
  9. A reference for the clipboard security issue: http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/33428/is-a-password-in-the-clipboard-vulnerable-to-attacks. It's theoretically a security issue, but it's not really, unless you're infected with malware of some sort. Similar situations are occasionally called out by Raymond Chen in his Old New Thing blog, usually with a title involving "It rather involved being on the other side of this airtight hatchway", lifted from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, i.e.: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/oldnewthing/20150422-00/?p=44183
  10. No problem; I'll move the topic over to a place in the forums where you might get an answer.
  11. No, that's nonsense. The viability of an Evernote replacement is best achieved when I can implement an organizational style that suits me, and be to able convey my Evernote content, including organizational meta data like tags, into that replacement. OneNote doesn't fill the bill right now, and I don't have any intrinsic need to convert to OneNote "just because". There's got to be a compelling reason to switch, and a few bucks a month ain't it, particularly if I need to contort my organizational approach to do it. If I was forced to use OneNote at work, that would be one thing. But it's my money, and my workflows, and OneNote isn't even in the game, at least currently.
  12. Which Evernote client are you referring to? Windows? Mac? Web? etc.
  13. I am certainly not trying to turn OneNote into Evernote. If OneNote never added decent support for tags or categories, I could easily carry on with my life. Evernote's working well for me, and I can easily justify the cost. But since a not-insignificant part of the discussion here -- which you've participated in -- is around the viability of OneNote as an Evernote replacement, I'm just specifying what would put OneNote into consideration for me (and others, I'm sure) to seriously countenance switching over. Given that context, OneNote's lack of a proper tag/category/label capability and its importer's inability to do anything sensible with Evernote tags, it's certainly fair to say that it has deficiencies in that area, particularly since Microsoft is putting.itself up as an Evernote replacement.
  14. Evernote doesn't need to add features for my use case. Converselt, for anyone who's invested in a tagged organization in Evernote, OneNote should add tags/categories/labels (whatever you want to call them) as first class objects in the OneNote architecture and UI, and fix the Evernote importer to correctly transfer Evernote tags into OneNote, rather than the laughable approaches currently used in the two Evernote->OneNote importers I've seen. A free solution is not a solution for me (and I suspect others) if it makes me strain to fit its deficiencies; $70 is a small price to pay, even yearly, to lose the organization you've carefully put together.