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  1. I don't think that a tag count search term is supported in the grammar. ~Jeff
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. I do something similar, except that I use 'Todo' as my tag. Good tip. ~Jeff
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Evernote staff reads all threads. You might consider posting to the Localization Forum, but it may not be necessary. ~Jeff
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. The limits as I understand them: - 100 notebooks - 10,000 tags - 32 saved searches ~Jeff
  17. Should be easy enough to test: try it and see... then report back so that other can share your experience. ~Jeff
  18. Should note that you need a desktop client to do export/import -- you can't do this on the web. ~Jeff
  19. I think that the proposal is to use double square brackets; e.g. [[My Note Title]]. ~Jeff
  20. I'm not really sure that I see the sense in introducing a stopgap solution to linking rather than the full-blown system. It's still not an insignificant amount of work to make the temporary fix happen, and then once full-blown linking is in place, Evernote would still need to support the old stopgap solution. ~Jeff
  21. Nope. If you don't want thumbnails, then you'll have to use List View. ~Jeff
  22. While better documentation is always welcome, I doubt that obviating the tags vs. folder debate would occur in this example; it's no good telling people that tags are like folders (i.e. containers) when they're really not (they're more like adjectives). Product documentation should mainly reflect the software and how it operates, rather than what the software isn't. Use cases and advice are good things, too, but adding concepts that don't exist in Evernote would seem to be more confusing than useful. ~Jeff
  23. Even 30 waffle recipes is about 29 more than I would ever use. ~Jeff
  24. While I'm willing to defend EN when it comes to the timing of new features, you guys are just wrong on this. It's not a matter of what people may or may not 'want', it's a very basic issue of software quality. Crispin, I pretty much agree with what you wrote (most of which I clipped as not germane to my point), but I'm not clear on why you wrote it in response to what I said, which I think that you may have misunderstood. When I talked about 'what some folks may want', I was really referring to the feeling that I get some Evernote users don't seem to believe that work is going on if they can't see it in a new release. I believe differently. I didn't say anything about whether Evernote should make working on new features or fixing bugs the higher priority, I was really only saying that I know they're aware of the problems, and I believe they're working on them. Simple as that. Oh, and unless I've gone MPD recently, my opinions are my own. No need to call me 'guys'. One person rattling around in my head is plenty enough for me. ~Jeff
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