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jbenson2 last won the day on August 17 2016

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  1. It was just a string of letters and numbers. They showed up in my reply above in the same format. Thanks for correcting it.
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  3. I had similar problems with Evernote search on Windows version 6.9, 6.10, and 6.11. No satisfactory solution from Evernote's 3rd party support people, so I reverted back to version 6.6.4 and it is working fine. If you don't want to downgrade to an older version, you could use the workaround I used. I typed the search term into Notepad and then copied it into Evernote. Clunky, but it worked for me. https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/112846-evernote-changes-my-search-to-a-new-note/
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    Evernote for Windows 6.12 Beta 2

    Thank you for the Evernote understanding of what happened. His final comment "There was something like 6-12 months of work before what we got to the point of the initial release - and we're obviously not done." supports my belief to constantly hang back and not upgrade for 9 to 12 months.
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    Evernote for Windows 6.12 Beta 2

    I got tired of doing Evernote's Quality Contol work. It's been getting so bad that users are debating whether their problems are considered a BUG or a FEATURE. And of course, no comment from Evernote on these issues - for example - why did they change the PDF viewer?. Based on my experience it is safer to stay with the GA Public release version that was released 9 to 12 months ago. This gives plenty of time for the users to uncover bugs that were missed by Evernote. I am using version 6.6 (released August last year). And a few months, I might move to 6.7
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    Is Evernote version 5.5.3 still supported?

    There were a lot of complaints when the upgrades around version 6.9, 6.10, and 6.11 were released. After contacting the 3rd-party support offered by Evernote a few times, I decided my safest move was to downgrade. I am currently running version Windows (305512) Public successfully with no hiccups.
  7. Why would you want to upgrade to an Evernote beta version? Based on my past experience (on the Evernote Windows side), this is a risky move. I grew tired of the standard response to uninstall and reinstall when there was a problem. I stopped evaluating Evernote betas a couple years ago. I did not want to be the Evernote Quality Control guineau pig. And to be on the safe side, I no longer upgrade to the current general release until it has been out in the marketplace for a few weeks.
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    Lagging while typing in a note

    I ran into this problem often and it was frustrating. It also happened when I was typing a search request. Here are two changes I made to try to fix the problem. 1.) Enable instant sync turned off and 2.) Search as you type delay set to 50 milliseconds. It might help. It might not.
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    Control Which Image Shown in Snippet View

    Evernote does not permit me to view some of my past posts, but I saved some off-line in January 2012. Here is a comment on the 75-pixel barrier used with the Largest Smallest discusion. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Evernote User: Subject: Evernote User Forum 75 pixels is the smalled dimension allowed in a thumbnail The thumbnail in the Snippet view is a powerful way to quickly scan my notes. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - My comment: I was able to duplicate the 75-pixel barrier. 136 x 75 pixels - yes - the image showed up 134 x 74 pixels - no - the image did not show up By the way, I was surprised how well the 75-pixel thumbnail showed up in Evernote. I am adding this to the Evernote rule about the " largest smallest" dimension.
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    Control Which Image Shown in Snippet View

    I saved a few of the laughable posts about the largest smallest dimensions from 7 years ago. Here is one. Posted 01 July 2011 - 07:42 AM jbenson2 said: The largest smallest dimension? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Evernote Response: Yeah. For example, if you have 3 images with the following dimensions: 75x100 100x400 200x300 The "smallest" dimensions are 75, 100, and 200, respectively. We're going to use the image with the largest of those "smallest" dimensions (i.e., 200). There are probably better ways to describe that algorithm, but that's how we've been describing it internally.
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    Chrome Evernote issue or URL issue?

    Gaz, thanks for testing the link. Fortunately, I seldom agree with the liberal rants from Politico, so I can get by without their spin. But I do wonder why it is happening. It might be caused by using the new clipper ( with an older Evernote (Windows (305512) Public) My clipping setting is always set for the "Simplified article" selection. After seeing your post, I changed the selection to "Article". I can see that Evernote is trying to select the article using the light green line, but there is still no confirmation black box to save the clipping. I'll submit a request to Evernote and see if they know what is going on.
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    Chrome Evernote issue or URL issue?

    This is the URL I was trying to capture https://www.politico.com/story/2018/05/04/mueller-russia-interference-election-case-delay-570627
  13. Is the FBI blocking me? Or is it the Russians? The clipper won't work on this Politico site, but it works fine on other sites.
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    Search Tag Hierarchy

    (Here is a post I created back in 2012. I'm still actively using this method with my 50,000 notes.) I've been using a 3 character prefix on many of my tags. For example, there is a full name "parent tag" (Company) and appropriate 3 character prefix "child tags" (Com-Amazon). Not only does it group similar tags together in the Left Panel, it also helps me to easily remember the tag name. Especially when I use Ctrl Alt T. To avoid using quote marks, I do not permit any spaces in my tags. The spaces are always replaced with a dash. Here are a few of my tags as examples: Company Com-Amazon Com-Ford Com-Hewlett-Packard Com-IBM Com-Target Government Gov-Fed Gov-State Gov-County Gov-Town Insurance Ins-Car Ins-Dental Ins-House Ins-Life Ins-Medical Personal Per-Exercise Per-Gift Per-House Per-Payment Per-Yard p.s. the Per-Payment tag is very powerful when used with a company tag. It lets me find notes that contain payment information and eliminate the advertisements, the reminders, the non-payment related notes. So I can quickly see all my monthly payments to T-Mobile for instance.
  15. Even though I don't use tables often, I upgraded from 6.5 to the newest version of 6.6 which was released 8 months ago. ( I verified that ESC, Tab, and F2 still allow me to quickly navigate between the Note List, note title, and note body without the mouse. There is a minor problem with the tables. I cannot see the border around each cell - see my phone template attachment for comparison. The cells are created with a faint green line. Is there a way to create a table with nice solid black lines?