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jefito

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  1. I think it would be better for you (and this topic) to pursue this sub-conversation in a new, separate forum topic, maybe here: https://discussion.evernote.com/forum/280-organization/. While it would be great for you to find a Evernote solution for organizing your notes, it's not particularly germane to the feature request, which is already way too long for it to be much benefit to anyone else in your situation. Just my 2 cents, though.
  2. What do you mean by this? How did you accomplish it on your device? I don't think it's a recommended / supported option. See, e.g., https://help.evernote.com/hc/en-us/articles/209004817-How-is-Evernote-data-stored-on-my-Android-device-, https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/80041-storing-notebooks-on-the-sd-card/, https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/99750-let-me-use-the-external-sd-card/, etc. (web search on "evernote android sd card").
  3. Um, what you quoted ("spend most of their time here in the forums") simply refers to "most of" whatever time people choose to spend here, not that people spend "most of" their time here. I know that I don't. Anyways, if you have actual questions about using Evernote, one of these people would gladly help you. If, as it seems, you'd rather be spending your valuable (?) time ineffectually trolling the forum here, then you can as easily be ignored. Your choice. I'd suggest waking up and reading your own "advice"...
  4. Post was merged to existing Markdown feature request.
  5. That's a nice pickup on the complete quote, but let's not pretend that unreasonableness always leads to progress. I'd guess that the guy who thought it was a good idea to use a loaded gun as a hammer wouldn't in hindsight consider the loss of his big toe to be progress. Truth be told, the whole quotation is something I find appealing on the surface, but otherwise not particularly convincing (i.e., clever, but so what?); progress really is made by people both reasonable and unreasonable, not by unreasonable people alone. Is there progress made in collecting, cataloging and understanding some part of our world without trying to change it? I think so. On the other side, nobody doubts Einstein's genius at seeing things differently, but he wasn't a math whiz and had to have help with it, and beyond that, years and years of exhaustive experiments to validate his theories. Progress depends on both types. Somebody's gotta do the math. But hey, all of this is just a diversion. Do you really think it's a bad thing to try to understand how Evernote works as it actually exists, and with the realization that you can't change that on your own, get on with your Evernote life? And maybe try to help others to understand what's available, and what's not, and what works for you and might work for them? Speaking of quotations, it's amusing to see a quote often associated with the most recent Super Bowl winning coach (sorry, native New Englander here, and yes, I understand that you're quoting DTLow's original use). Really, "It is what it is" doesn't signify resignation, though, it signifies an understanding of where you're starting, and the realization that you must adjust yourself, your situation, your surroundings, or whatever if you want to achieve your goals. But to your question, there's a disconnect between it and your premise. Ultimately, "It is what it is" is something one Evernote user said (though I believe it represents the situation all of us Evernote users are in), but has nothing at all to do with whatever reasons Evernote had for setting up a feature request mechanism. "It is what it is" does not imply that posting requests is foolish.
  6. Matrix of different types of machines (laptops, desktops) * combinations of problematic devices (touchscreens, hard drives vs SSD, mice, graphics adaptors) * set of OS releases... starts to get a little combinatorial after awhile. Fortunately for my work -- though it may not sound it -- stuff often breaks on our company president's machine. If we were really smart, every time he gets a new machine we should just get two identical machines and give one to QA. Would probably cover half out hardware problems (it's a laptop, and our 3D can break on limited RAM and/or under-powered integrated graphics cards).
  7. What Evernote application are you having problems with? Windows? Mac? Android? iOS? Is it asking you to upgrade to premium, or upgrade to a newer version?
  8. Any "holy war" is really exacerbated by those who want to make Evernote into something it's not, and maybe to a lesser extent by people who don't want Evernote to become something different from what it is. It's Evernote's product; they can make it into what their vision requires; we can choose to use it, or not. Suggestions are of course fine, but calling Evernote names -- and there's a lot of that, but I'm not saying that you are, btw -- over the lack of support for that seems pointless to me. I find tags and a flat notebook structure to be fine for my organizational purposes. You may not. There's no holy war there, just a determination of appropriateness of a tool to one's desired usage.There are plenty of tools out there; if OneNote serves your purposes, then that's great, and as it should be. The middle ground is where people want to use Evernote (for whatever reason), but don't really understand tagging, so are at a loss as to how to use Evernote effectively. There are folks here who are willing to try to coach their uses, without arguing the merits of each system (which has been pretty much done to death already). In any case, if OneNote works for you, then congratulations -- we all deserve tools that work well for our needs.
  9. Guess we can put that into the "No good deed goes unpunished" box...
  10. Yes, but the "classic" version is limited to only a limited number of grandfathered (grandparented?) Evernote users. New users cannot use the classic version. Most people don't know about this, though I'm sure that some folks prefer it (I only use it once in awhile, mainly for purposes of answering questions about the web client; it actually seems a little clunky to me). That would also be useful. Thanks for that; I was feeling a little confused over the Innovision reference.
  11. There is a welter of alternatives, as a web search on "evernote alternatives" will tell you. Only you can determine which ones are best for your use case.
  12. ??? Nothing as far as I can tell. Invision doesn't own Evernote, or did I miss the memo? Side issue to this topic, but I'd agree that the web client traditionally hasn't been well-handled by Evernote, and having advised many users to switch back to the "older" version from the default, and insufficient beta version, I'd also agree that they shouldn't force betas on their users. And better communications is always a good idea -- the web client has a history of slipstreaming new features in with no user notification . That should be improved. Back to the actual issue: I also see Ctrl+C working fine in the web beta version, in this case in Chrome on Windows. More information from the original poster would be helpful.
  13. I seem to recall that the idea was to consolidate all Evernote client beta stuff to the forums here, so that all would be consistent. I haven't been able to come up with where I got that idea. I'd be in favor of it, though.
  14. This isn't a feature request forum type. I can move it to the Android Feature Request forum if you'd like. I'd upvote it!
  15. A lot of these type of problems, that of organizing attachments and images inside a note (but not the choice of thumbnail, nor of organizing notes, which are not part of the original request) can be resolved using tables and/or note templates.
  16. I just use two accounts, one for personal (premium), and one for work (paid). There's a small set of notebooks, 3-4, from my personal account that I want available at work, so I share them to my work account. Since I work at home sometimes, I want my work account available to me, and I can log in separately at home to that account. Works pretty well for me.
  17. Long-press the back button on the toolbar, and you'll see the recent note stack; easier to go back by more than one jump. I've been using Evernote for 10+ years, and never noticed the right-click behavior as being odd. I don't see it as being a bad thing myself, but maybe an option to select or not would be in order.
  18. Minor correction -- it's SQLite, not MySQL. I don't really have any insights on its performance vs other databases, and of course DB structure can make a big difference so not much to say. Plus I'm guessing that they also do some indexing on their own outside of the DB interface to get search-as-you-type results. I don't seem to have performance problems -- I don't have a huge note database as others do, and I keep mine on SSD -- but as a friend / colleague of mine once said, "if it's not done what it's supposed to be doing by the time I lift my finger off the key, it's too slow", and that does occur occasionally to me.
  19. In general, I agree with you. I don't see the Windows application to be 'tired' at all, and it fits like an old favorite pair of jeans, maybe a little frayed in spots, but comfortable and functional. I've never used the Mac, so I can't compare between the two desktop versions, but AppleScript sounds pretty cool, and I would like a better scripting solution than ENScript, which *is* a little old in the tooth. I've used it for scripting automated backups, where it works fine (though a bit clumsily), but not much more. Maybe Evernote should open source it. *sound of two hands rubbing in glee*
  20. You'll still be able to change it yourself, as far as I know.
  21. I prefer Pretzel Logic, myself -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pretzel_Logic
  22. ?? inductively? realm? Sorry, a little too jargony for me here. Tags implicitly link link notes together by their presence (or absence). Since tags refer to individual notes, not locations inside a note, they'd make poor candidates, they'd make poor candidates for a linked hypertext system. In fact, Evernote has no such facilities like note anchors currently. If you used tags as a basis for hypertext linking, how would that work? Embed the tag in the note text, click on it -- what happens? Does it perform a filtering on that tag?
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