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  1. Really? More incentive for me to not upgrade. I waited forever for that feature and still use it constantly on 6.x
  2. Got a new phone a couple months ago. Played nice with the last version of Legacy, until the last few days it started saving all of my screenshots (PNG) as attachment view. I didn't make any changes to trigger this. Figured I'd workaround it from the dekstop client and manually change it to picture view, but the "view as attachment" option is greyed out. Anyone else have this issue, or anyone have any workarounds (short of being forced out of Legacy?). (To be fair, I did give the new app a shot when I first got the phone, but gave up after it failed to ever load a single note. I'll come back around to it again when it stabilizes).
  3. It's always a good rule to backup your own apps when things are running smoothly while never allow auto-updates. I've had some Play Store apps sneak by updates despite my settings, oddly enough. The more you rely on an app, the more valuable your backups become, so it's best to be ready when a developer "pulls an Evernote" and you're stuck with a crippled app (pretty sure Evernote was the inspiration for my developing this valuable habit was back in 2010 or 2011, after learning the hard way
  4. I was sitting there wondering why I didn't get any more 6.25*.* updates. It didn't seem that long ago that I got the last one. And we already have to resort to Filehippo to get a past copy? Looking at this thread feels like history repeating itself. I remember suffering through Evernote bloat during certain release stages before (either 4.x or 5.x) among a lot of ongoing annoyances that I traded for a lot of ongoing new perks and improvements over the years. Leaping from 6 to 10 sounds like a very Microsofty thing to do when forcing users to part with the versions they perfected. I can't even imagine how many issues I'll have with it beyond the obvious and already mentioned. Last I checked, the alternatives did not suit me at all. Every time I toy with importing into Onenote I come running back before 50 notes even sync. If they kill support for this it'll be a disaster for me. The way their ship is running these days, it looks more like a "when". I got a beta invite. I thought I signed up, but didn't do anything with it since I only heard about it maybe once then thought I've got enough bugs to wrestle with official stuff. Not that it would've made much of a difference. They have a history of overlooking some of the most basic yet chronic complaints over the years. Still plenty of bugs in the "legacy" family. Still have lots of random hangs there too despite a speedy setup. On my laptop shared notebooks just stopped syncing out of the blue. I could've reinstalled, but it probably would've required a fresh sync and at this point those are pretty painful for oldtimers, especially on a laptop. Very frightening to hear that they're pulling an Evernote again -- and one that might be inescapable. The whole reason I checked the forum to begin with was after the webclipper started trying to capture the entire screen before i have a chance to use the selector. After 3-5 tries I can manage to drag the selection without that happening. Another issue I pretty much have to wait out and hope it disappears, that started out of nowhere. Evernote 10 is sounding more and more like Evernote 2020 Update: As predicted, the screenshot issue disappeared after X amount of weeks, no updates.
  5. This isn't a huge program breaking issue or anything, but an odd annoyance that just started a few days and doesn't coincide with a recent update (I have the current public version installed weeks ago I'd guess). I'll be searching like normal one minute, and the next minute nothing at all comes up... but there's a connection. I'll notice my list of tags in the side panel, which I always have collapsed because it's a bloody jungle, will be expanded. I confirm the cursor IS indeed in the notes panel where note searches are performed, and it will fail to find *anything*. When I got back to the left panel, collapse that massive tag list, back to the middle panel to search notes, it will find things. Then the cycle will repeat a handful of times per session (sessions these days are fairly short to begin with). This issue survives reboots, so...I don't know. It's easy enough to get passed, but it's just too strange not to post. I guess I'm the only one?
  6. Hah, that blog post says it all. I didn't notice the logo change at all and probably never would have had I not skimmed it, but it's no surprise there was a long winded dramatic newsletter posted about it. I guess it's better than them investing in 80 dollar notebooks and 60 dollar elephant sock merch.
  7. Well, I'm a different user, but chiming in to say I'm glad you asked those questions. I had this non stop with shared notes several months ago, and it seemed to have cleared up. Even tonight, I was making some entries in shared notes doing just fine, then it started again all of a sudden. (I did update to the current public release recently, but that was a few days ago). It definitely happens more likely in a separate window (glad you brought that bit up), because force editing it in the internal windows seems to be preventing the cursor jump, but in place of the jump, my old friend keyboard lag every few seconds instead. But yeah, it's only on shared notebooks for now. Truly maddening. The lag doesn't seem as bad as the time months ago, where I was forced to use the web version and jump on the client only when I needed to merge something. I guess I could've copied and pasted from non-shared notebooks, but the level of frustration must've hampered my mental clarity before I thought of that, haha. Out of all the bugs left to run wild (and in this case seemingly die off and resurrect), it is mind boggling that this one gets swept under the rug. I'm far too entrenched to migrate, and I love the program for a hundred other reasons and put up with the headaches, but it is a tad alarming.
  8. That's true. I got hopeful when I stopped seeing ads for 40 dollar socks and 70 dollar smart moleskins or whathave you. Luckily I'm not getting bit by the broken features since my clipper isn't working period (unless I switch to an outdated version of Firefox, which I've been resorting to). Instead of bandaging a paralyzed update you'd think they'd roll it back. Luckily copy and paste has improved compared to how it used to be (I can paste this thread without too much butchering). Thanks to Ian for posting the link to the past versions, by the way. I used to be diligent on downloading my own copy of Firefox extensions for this reason back in the day, but Firefox Evernoted itself long ago and I only use a sandboxed old version if I need to look at something in my old Scrapbook archives. I hope no other stand-by software I support Evernotes itself, because 10 years in with my data is too deep to have much leverage. As usual, I can't even remember where my train of thought left off before diverting myself here.
  9. Thanks to this thread I'm just now finding out we can change the number of recently used notebooks. This has been on my wishlist for years!! Cranked that puppy up to 7. I wonder when that feature was implemented. I wonder if they listened Thank you
  10. I remember having these issues back in the Evernote 4.x days on my PC, then 5 it seemed like it came around and fixed a lot of these usability issues. Then along came 6, with some cool bells and whistles, and like a ghost from the past the usability started tanking. (I mentioned in a previous thread that I get these input lag pretty bad, but for some reason on shared notes it was downright crippled constantly). It seems to have improved some on my desktop for regular notebooks (not shared), but the lappy still suffers. Mobile apps though, I remember trying to load simple notes back in the humble iPod Touch 2 days and the note load screen would just spin and spin. I have the same issue on certain notes on my Nexus 7. The workflow isn't interupted there though, because I don't even reach the start and give up and jump on a machine or forget what I was doing. I'm still tempted to go down to the last version of 5 and wait for a few versions in of 7.x to see if a possible rebuild goes back to the stability of the 5.x days, but for now I'm teeting between content/complacent that I have one machine I can input into again (though it's back to eating Wiki clips like it always does every couple years, but what are ya gonna do. she's a complex beast). Just can't collaborate with a shared notebook (at least one I didn't create and share myself.) I'm pacified after fixing a couple minor annoyances with some buried settings I had no idea they added. Who would've ever thought to do a ctrl-Help, or that there are note settings buried 2 layers under the toolbar heading "Tools" aside from the "Note" heading for instance..I guess I'm guilty of note reading release notes close enough.)
  11. I had that happen at first, then I realized you had to check the little box (or radial button) under "Free" or "Paid" (something along those lines) and then pick whether you'd purchase it or not, which didn't make since seeing as checking the free version was one of the options you were supposed to select. That bit was a little convoluted and hard to follow, but it won't proceed until you check one.
  12. I've been noticing constant hanging every few sentences in current versions of Evernote for at least the past 6 months, probably more. I use it on two different Windows 7 machines, one 2012 era, and one 2015 era. No other applications hang on these machines. I used to always have frequent syncing on with no problem, and this was one of the triggers of this issue, but not the only. I'd be typing a sentence then the cursor would suddenly hang, then the buffer of what I was typing would either appear at the top of the note after the automatic sync, or skip to another note entirely and plop the new text at the top of that one. I dumbed down my syncing frequency, but it still hangs way more often than it should (nothing else unusual or extensive running, just basics), and even still will suddenly skip to a random note in the middle of working on something with no rhyme or reason (no recent sync, which never used to be an issue to begin with). I've just been wrestling through it thinking with each update the issue will go away, but since I've been working in a shared notebook collaborating on notes with someone, it's there where the hanging becomes downright crippling; I cannot even make it through a sentence (half, if I'm lucky) without it hanging. This shared note issue I haven't experienced on my desktop only because I don't have access to it since I've been working on that project, but since the other issues are pretty much the same on both machines, I wouldn't rule it out. Anyone else dealing with this? I'm toying with the idea of sacrificing my colored notebooks and tags and going back down to the last version of 5 due to this issue, coupled with a previous issue that botched a lot of long notes with broken word-wrap since going from 5.x - 6.x.
  13. I noticed the same issue. I even just got done complaining to myself that to this day , by default it doesn't even recognize it's own name, Evernote, the abbreviation GPS, or the contraction "doesn't". It's extra frustrating when it forgets my manual additions of these words. I don't see why the dictionary file doesn't sync across devices (as far as I can tell).
  14. Thanks for the feedback... Luckily this is only happening on one of two Windows machines now, so I guess it's isolated.
  15. This is mainly an issue for all of the old notes I manually typed, and while "simplify formatting" does correct it, it destroys all of my text formatting (basic stuff, nothing fancy or web clipped sources). I have been through a few updates since then and it still remains. I've seen others report similar issues under various scenarios, but haven't come across a working resolution for this. Any other ideas? I was late to update (as I like major updates to be broken in before making the plunge myself to avoid being bit by bugs.....), but I've been tolerating it for some time.
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