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  1. Nope. The only workaround that I can think of is to copy a piece of text with the formatting that you want (one character should do it), and paste it in to the place that you want to use the formatting, then type what you want. Then go back and delete the piece that you pasted. For example: Here's my starting point: "Here is my text with fancy styling. I want the same fancy styling " Pick up the 'f', and paste it at the end of the second sentence: "Here is my text with fancy styling. I want the same fancy styling f" Type the rest of your text: "Here is my text with fancy styling. I want the same fancy styling fhere." Delete the pasted bit: "Here is my text with fancy styling. I want the same fancy styling here." But there's no way to apply a formatting style to an existing piece of text that I know of. Not up to me. It'd be a nice touch, though. ~Jeff
  2. Suggestions: * If the 100 notebook is really a problem, you could use two notebooks: 'Active Projects' and 'Inactive Projects'. Create your project notes in 'Active projects', and then the project is closed, move those notes to 'Inactive Projects' * Identify notes for a particular project by adding a tag with the project's name, and tag the project notes with it. * For tasks, tag is with, say 'Task', and to assign to someone, tag the task with the assignee's name. There's no problem with making comments on the item; it's just a note. * Want to track status? Add a new set of tags for status, e.g. 'StatusPending', 'StatusComplete', whatever your system uses. Tag tasks as appropriate. To find all notes in your project, including tasks, use search: 'tag:MyProject' To find all of the tasks in your project, use: 'tag:MyProject tag:Task' To find all of Robin's tasks, use: 'tag:MyProject tag:Task tag:Robin' To find all of Robin's pending tasks, use: 'tag:MyProject tag:Task tag:Robin tag:statusPending' and so on... ~Jeff
  3. I've been trying to figure a way to tie .esex, Dave's holiday card list & now cumin into a single post. But I've got nothing. Addng a little spice to our holiday festivities, is what I'm thinking. ***rimshot*** ~Jeff
  4. Either you meant '.enex' format, or Evernote's gone into an entirely different line of business. ~Jeff
  5. Not sure which client you're referring to. I know that the Windows clients have a column for tags. You might try posting into the forum specific to your client. ~Jeff
  6. We love Aaron Sorkin in our house! West Wing, of course, but Sports Night before it, and even the doomed Studio 60. We even saw his play about Philo Farnsworth on Broadway. Oh yeah, and some movie about some computer geeks... the Social Nitwits or something... ~Jeff
  7. I don't think that that's the case. No. No. And you can have it, easily, as discussed. So use the free one, as discussed. No, I don't believe that they do. That much is true, but don't do so until you get all of the facts. Jeff
  8. You can already do this in the Windows version 4, and possibly for other clients. If you have questions that are specific to a particular client, then you should post then in the specific forum for that client. ~Jeff
  9. You can use it for free, you know. It's still quite good at that price (you can still vent here, too). The Evernote CTO already has posted in this thread: http://forum.evernote.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=16876#p67649. External editors are a reasonable approach to leveraging the user's own tools (or those that come with the operating system) to accomplish various tasks; the aim is to keep Evernote relatively simple to use. Evernote staff do read all messages; stick around and you'll see. ~Jeff
  10. I don't think that a tag count search term is supported in the grammar. ~Jeff
  11. You can still access your data for free, any time you want, using any of a number of methods. For example, using the Windows or Mac clients, you can maintain a local copy of your data. The fact that the mobile clients use a different model than the desktop clients doesn't mean that your data is not your data, and that you can't get access to it. ~Jeff
  12. I'm not sure I understand your system, but wouldn't a simple tag like "Open" that you use on open projects be of use? There are other posts in the forum related to using GTD in Evernote. Maybe those might give you some tips. ~Jeff
  13. Which client are you talking about here? Tags are present in the columns for the Windows client for sure, and the Mac client also I think. they're also present in the Web client, though you can't sort on themIf you're talking about a particular client, it's usually better to post in a forum specific to that client. ~Jeff
  14. No way, bleeding edge is teh coolz!! (like I really have anything to do with coolness)... so long as I have my 20-pixel wide window, I can tab to add tags (thanks to the typeahead dropdown!) and then to the Done key. ~Jeff
  15. No subfolders per se, at least any time soon. However, the Mac alpha has just rolled out with Notebook stacks, which serve a similar purpose. Other clients will follow. I don't know about the 100 notebook limit -- eventually it will need to be raised, I believe. You might roll on into that forum and check out some of the mac 2.0 Alpha threads. Unfortunately, at least for you, tags are a major part of Evernote's note organization facilities. If you're not fond of tags, or at least can't come to terms with using them effectively, then you'll probably spend a lot of time fighting Evernote. ~Jeff
  16. I've started seeing this -- albeit intermittently -- since I moved to Chrome 9. I haven't seen any particular pattern to it's skinny/normal width behavior though. I have gotten adept at tabbing through the fields to enter tags and click the 'Done' button, though. ~Jeff
  17. I do something similar, except that I use 'Todo' as my tag. Good tip. ~Jeff
  18. The desktop clients have simple sorting available to you, but nothing that you can really customize, short of torquing your content (e.g. Note title, or tags) to force ordering. If you're posting about a specific client ( sounds like you might be referring to a mobile client), you're probably better off posting questions like this to one of the more specific forums. ~Jeff
  19. Yeah, Dave has been mentioning notebook 'stacks' for some time, at least a month if I recall correctly; I figured it was just a matter of when they came out, and how they'd compare/contrast to our notions of how traditional folder operate. Lucky you -- you get them first (I'm a Windows client user). I'm looking forward to seeing how they pan out for folks, and of course gettign my mitts on them too. ~Jeff
  20. Dave has posted on the other sources where they get a sense of what users use and what they want. I couldn't find it with a cursory search attempt, sorry. Evernote is not immune to user suggestions, particularly those that are well thought out and explained clearly. And they value them. My own feeling is that +1s and bumps are neither of these, so they're worth a lot less to me. Ultimately. I always feel like this is their house and their rules, and I'm just a guest here. If they don't like people jumping up and down on their couches, then I try to refrain. I think it's to Evernote's credit that they seem to maintain a light hand of moderation here. ~Jeff
  21. Dave and Jeff, You both seem to believe that the "+1", "bump" and "Me too" posts are noise. What Dave believes is independent of what I believe; he has access to a lot more user information than just appears on the forums. I've highlighted the part of my quote that you seem to have missed. By the way, it's 'bumps' that really bug me, as they're often done by the original poster because they didn't get a response or don't think that anyone reads their post. I call this obvious noise, and if they went away, I wouldn't miss them. Consider: if there are ~5 million Evernote users, what is the actual value of a +1 vote? How about 2 votes? Forum users are somewhat self-selected, and so placing a high price on votes doesn't seem like it mirrors actual desire (or perceived need) for particular features among the total population of users. I don't care for repetitive argumentation either, but that's not so clear-cut as +1s and bumps. I try to avoid adding to these types of discussions (but I'm not perfect). Depending on the situation, sometimes I and others just post a link to other relevant discussions and leave it at that, though sometimes it's just as short to write a simple explanation so I do that instead, if that seems reasonable. I don't question that a Tips forum, with sticky notes, etc. wouldn't be useful. I just don't like +1 or bump posts. I don't like lima beans either. On the other hand, I add my own kind of noise to the forums: in-jokes, whimsical comments, occasional lapses into argumentation, etc. Maybe I should be censored too. *shrug* ~Jeff
  22. Evernote staff reads all threads. You might consider posting to the Localization Forum, but it may not be necessary. ~Jeff
  23. At a guess, I'd say no, at least in the short term. All notes that go through the API need to be formatted as ENML. If they were to support it internally (i.e. on the other side of the API), that would mean a change to their ENML specification, something that would affect all clients and the server code as well. To support it externally (client-side) would mean there'd need to be translation back-and-forth between Markdown'd text and ENML. I'd wonder about the fidelity of those translations. Also, how well does markdown work in the rich-text editing world? It's an intriguing idea, particularly in the context of their clients that don't support rich editing and plain text could be turned into text that contains formatting code; maybe that would be something that a third-party application could make some hay with? None of this means that that I think that it couldn't be done -- I'm just wondering about the feasibility of doing it. ~Jeff
  24. Searches can use more than tags for filtering a note list; for example, you can search for text, filter by date, filter by partial tag (e.g. 'tag:s*'), filter by attachment content, and so on. A saved search can capture all of that, and let you apply it in a single mouse click; very handy for commonly used searches. ~Jeff
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