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logandb

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  1. I'm having the same issue as @ChrisTinaBruce, but only with pdfs. Again, works perfectly in Chrome. I think Firefox 60 has broken something relating to the web clipper...
  2. There is a forward button: If you don't have one, try right-clicking in the toolbar, selecting 'Customize' and dragging onto your toolbar. You can hold either to show you forwards/backwards history and use [ALT][LEFT ARROW] and [ALT][RIGHT ARROW] as shortcuts.
  3. It's so frustrating! The forums for years complained about the gradual slowdown in the Windows version of EN. Finally (was it v6, perhaps?), the app became usable again yet now, when I thought the developers had a handle at least on this aspect, all those gains feel like they have been lost. Sorry, I've been trying to work productively today and these temporary freezes are getting to me...
  4. Incidentally, Google Drive (on Android at least) does a pretty serviceable job of scanning multiple pages to a single pdf and is my preferred tool. It's then relatively straightforward to use 'Send a copy' to share to EN.
  5. Fair point and a request with which I agree, but this is the behaviour EN has always had. I'd like to add that it would be even better if EN could generate multi page PDFs instead of (or as well as) separate images as it does currently.
  6. sharedate:* seems to pick up not just shared notes, but also notes for which you have generated a link. I checked by right-clicking on one of my 'sharedate:*' search results, choosing the Share option and found that the note was 'Shared with 0 people' and 'Shareable link off' (see attachment). Presumably if the note was actually shared, these options would be switchable to off. Having said this, it seems from a search of the forums that is still not possible to use a search syntax to identify notes that have been actually shared rather than simply having a link generated for them.
  7. You should have started a new topic for this query, but not to worry! In EN for Windows, right-click on the notebook name in the left panel and select 'Style...' Click on the dot grid to the right of the notebook name (see below) and choose a colour there. Hope this helps,
  8. What seems to be the problem? Once the Evernote app is installed, it should sync automatically if you have a data connection.
  9. Have you tried installing the Evernote app for Android? I think that's likely to give a much better experience than a mobile browser web version (there used to be one a few years ago and it was less than perfect).
  10. I'm not sure whether this is a bug that has crept in with this release, but while I am typing in the body of a note the focus suddenly jumps to the title and I find myself suddenly typing there instead of where I was. I think this occurs when an automatic sync takes place—with instant sync switched on it is quite disruptive. Apologies if this has already been observed by others...
  11. Just noticed a small issue after deleting the local copy of my database (~15.5 K notes, 7 GB) and enabling on-demand sync. Thumbnail images in the context section of a note are broken unless the associated note has been downloaded.
  12. Hi @BryanHasAQuestion, the great thing about EN is that there are usually a number of ways to organise your notes based on your own preferences and, most importantly, how you like to search. There's no point having hundreds or thousands of notes if you are unable to remember how to find them. All of our suggestions are simply ideas based on what works for us as individuals and you will eventually find a system that works for your own brain, too! @csihilling, I forgot to mention that the spaces I used in my tag examples were there for readability only - spaces in tags are not good news, because you always need to use quotation marks to delineate them. I usually use the underline character and others simply drop the spaces from the tag name. For example: tag:"Year 1" OR tag:Year1 OR tag:Year_1 are all equivalent depending on your tag naming convention, but the quotes are required for the first option (tag:Year 1 will find notes with the tag "Year" and the number 1 somewhere in them)
  13. I would only create a combination tag like, "Maths - Year 1" if the sub-components didn't make sense on their own - for example, "Maths - advanced" makes sense because "advanced" is perhaps meaningless on its own. For your case, perhaps "Year 1" should be a separate tag because you can tag a note "Maths" and "Year 1" for 1st year Maths, or "English" and "Year 1" for 1st year English, and so on. This technique means that it is easy to find all notes from 1st year subjects, simply by searching for notes tagged "Year 1". Maths notes from all years are found by searching for "Maths", and so on. I find this a versatile solution for the way my mind works! Clearly, this still negates your nicely visual tag hierarchy, but I think achieves the same thing in a conceptual sense.
  14. Very odd. I have no more ideas, as this is beyond anything I have experienced but hopefully someone else might be able to shed some light on the issue.
  15. There seems to be something odd going on here. The procedure I suggested all happens outside of Evernote, using copies of the note text in Word documents. What I failed to mention (but @gazumped hinted at), was that once you have the final document incorporating all of the changes, delete all but one of the duplicated notes in EN and paste the text from the Word document into it. In response to the underlying problem, are you certain you were not editing the same note on different devices simultaneously (e.g. desktop and phone)? I see in your original post, you have two copies of EN Web open. This is not something I have tried, but is likely the source of your issues. Perhaps prior to switching from one instance to the other, make sure you click on the note thumbnail on the left of the screen to finish editing and 'save' the note before you start on the other copy.
  16. I'm glad I could be of some assistance, @Till! I hadn't heard about the overheating issue with the Moto G4+ and my daughter certainly doesn't put her unit under much stress. Good luck with your scanning and be sure to let us know if you need any further help.
  17. I think I have found a bug in the EN note editor on Windows. The procedure to reproduce is: Highlight the text of a previously-created hyperlink, either with [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+K or by right-clicking and select 'Edit hyperlink' Paste the new link in the dialog and click OK. The previous text is replaced with the new hyperlink. Windows 10 64-bit Home version 1607 Build 14393.51 Evernote v6.4.2.3788
  18. I can't help with your EN scanning problem, but it does sound as though there is an issue there. I just tried out some scanning with my daughter's Moto G4 Plus and it worked fine scanning black and white pages, capturing them in perfect focus under artificial light on a light-coloured carpet background and removing shadows quite effectively. About 5 sec processing time per page and no delays in between pages. You *do* have to wait until the previous photo finishes processing before the next can be captured, but this shouldn't take the length of time you are experiencing. Also, tapping on the thumbnails shows a preview so you can check the focus, crop and recolouring worked OK. In my experience, I can usually sense if a scan is going to come out blurry because the camera struggles with focus. However, I rarely use EN for multi-page documents because I prefer the way Google Drive assembles them into pdf files. Once the document is saved in Drive, use 'Send a copy' to duplicate it to EN (I duplicate lots of stuff between the EN and Drive just in case either service is abandoned one day). Sometimes, particularly dark scans (some business cards, for example) are beyond Evernote's ability to capture and I use Drive because it has a manual cropping feature in case the auto-crop doesn't work. Google Drive also has the ability to recapture pages that have not worked out, but EN's auto-rotation is better. I know it sounds like the same old advice, but I'd uninstall and reinstall Evernote and give it another go. With a Premium subscription, raise a support ticket if it continues to give trouble. In summary, I would recommend EN for single or two page scans where it is appropriate to have a note with separate images, and Drive for proper multi-page scans in pdf format. Sharing between the services is easy on Android. With regard to your final point, I have found the text within pdf files to be searchable in both Drive and EN (with a Premium account) - tested the latter just now by searching for a number on a shareholding statement I scanned myself. You will need to wait a while before the pdf is indexed, however, because the process happens on the server side (I believe) and can take a little while. Sorry, this is a long and confusing post, but hopefully there's something here of value. Good luck and let us know how you go!
  19. I'm using the latest version of Word, so hopefully what I'm about to suggest still makes sense with your version, so good luck! I'd copy the four notes you have into four separate Word documents and save them as 'Note 1', 'Note 2', 'Note 3' and 'Note 4', ordered from oldest to newest if you know (but I don't think it necessarily matters). If it was a note to which you were primarily adding content, you could order them from fewest words to most. With no documents open in Word, launch the 'Compare and merge documents' command and load 'Note 1' and 'Note 2'. You should have a number of panes open on screen, but the central one will show the merged notes, with strikethrough for deleted text and additions highlighted in a different colour. You should be able to work your way through, accepting and rejecting each of the changes, if any (sorry I can't help you with the finer detail of this, but hopefully you can work it out). Then, save this new document as 'Note 1&2' or similar and close it. Now, run Compare and merge again, this time loading the new document 'Note 1&2' and 'Note 3', check and accept/reject the changes, saving the output as 'Note 1&2&3' (for example). Then go through for the final time, comparing 'Note 1&2&3' with 'Note 4'. With a bit of luck, the final output will be your resolved version. I figured out this logic just now, since this isn't a problem I have had to face, so I'm happy for any of my colleagues to throw in your own ideas or dispute mine! Let us know how you go.
  20. Great suggestions @gazumped and @jefito!
  21. This doesn't solve the root problem, but to resolve the multiple versions of the problem note, you could try copying the contents into Word documents and use a progressive 'Compare versions' to resolve the differences.
  22. I am having similar problems in Evernote also: multiple repeated letters added to the start of words when I edit them (unpredictable) double spaces being inserted when highlighting and typing a new word (every time) spaces being inserted before punctuation (every time) It doesn't occur in any other app or text field, only Evernote. I have a Galaxy Tab S2 and Galaxy S6 (on Android Marshmallow, same issues for both), each running Evernote 7.9.6 and Swiftkey 6.4.5.43.
  23. What keyboard are you using, Carolyn? I thought this might have been a Swiftkey bug for me, but it only happens in Evernote. I also get double spaces between words when editing in the middle of sentences and spaces before punctuation. It's making my usual extensive note-taking in Evernote quite difficult. Have you noticed any of these in addition to your problem?
  24. I, too, have had this issue from time to time on Android and it seems mostly to be in the few seconds after creating a note with attachment while it is in a no-man's land between existing locally and being uploaded to EN's servers. I sense it relates to WiFi latency or bandwidth and, for me, resolves itself by exiting the note to the note list and either waiting a few moments or forcing a manual resync.
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