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  1. Feature request: Import multiple jpg files into multiple notes. I have 550 scans of 3x5 cards that I would like to import into 550 new notes. The files are small enough that importing them all at once will not exceed any size limits. (https://help.evernote.com/hc/en-us/articles/209005247)
  2. Sounds like I need to get back into this when the windows computer comes back up & that will be tomorrow at best. Then I can get on my wife's computer & try to do an export directly to text instead of to PDF. I looked at the PDF & it doesn't have any delimiters between each note. (No tilde in there. So I misspoke.) She got a phishing message that there was a rootkit on her computer & to call "Microsoft Technical". So, I killed the power (I tried to do a hard shutdown, but MS fooled me and did a normal shutdown), pulled the drives out of her computer and am backing up her files. She has a lot of data on 2 disks, so it won't be back up today. If there really is a rootkit on it, then it will be next week before it's back up. But I do still have AskSam still installed on her machine. I stopped using AskSam when I went to a Mac, and after trying out a few other products ended up with Evernote. Being multi-platform, which is now an essential requirement. Last I looked, AskSam (Florida) was out of business, so there's probably very little support for it anymore. Anyway, After her computer comes back up I'll see about getting a text export and move over to the Mac section. Thanks for your suggestions. This has been on the back burner for years & it will be nice to get it done.
  3. I would be willing to try that. Like DTLow said, sometimes things crash with large files. I've got it in a 10 MB PDF (2164 pages). Hmm, probably can't import that. I don't have a text file exported, and my wife's windows computer (the only windows computer in the house) is currently torn apart. So, I can't try it now.
  4. They aren't particularly long notes, it's just that they are all in one file. I don't know how to program in AppleScript. Would that be hard to do?
  5. AskSam is a configurable textual database. I don't have the format specification, and don't even know if it is available. What I do have is an export of my notes with a tilde (~) delimiting the notes. Thus, for import, I could use my text file with the first line after the tilde as the title, and the rest of the lines up to the next tilde as the body of a note. Is there a way to do that with Evernote?
  6. Yes, I've got 3000 or more notes in AskSam that I haven't touched in years. I would love to have a means to import them into Evernote.
  7. Hi, We use something called a web view to display our notes and make them editable (across platforms). Within that framework, Apple allows access to the following: autocomplete suggestions while typingautocorrections while typingtapping on a misspelled word to see other suggestionsThey do not however give us access to red underlining of text. If you have Predictive Text turned on, you'll see suggestions above the keyboard (iOS 8+). This framework is also what causes the long-press/selection menu box pop-up to disappear on first highlighting of a word or phrase. Thanks, Chuck As you described, it works fine when using the on-screen keyboard, but with an external keyboard, it does not work. Spelling does work within Notes and Pages using the external keyboard.
  8. Spell check still does not work on iPad air with an external keyboard. I have thousands of notes in Evernote. I am finally starting to move away from using Evernote because five years of the spelling checker not working is getting irksome. I've changed hardware several times, but the software still has the same problem. (It is not the keyboard. I see the same with with both Apple, and Logitech keyboards) (It is not the device. 1) I've changed devices several times. 2) Spell check works correctly using the on-screen keyboard.) For now I am using either Notes or Pages to write followed by cutting and pasting into Evernote. This is not satisfying. 1) It is tedious. 2) Some formatting information does not paste. Even though it will be painful to move thousands of notes to another program, after five years of this not getting fixed, I am looking for something else.
  9. I agree that page numbers would be a valuable addition. I just tried pasting into word & it doesn't work. Spaces were removed. Even some line breaks disappeared. After spending time fixing up the Word text, I decided to just print from Evernote and hand write the page numbers on the printout.
  10. I've also been frustrated with spell check not working for the last many Evernote updates. I also use an external keyboard, but see it on multiple systems. iPad air, iPad Mini (before Retina), iPod Touch 4th generation - it doesn't work on any of them (with a different keyboard for each of these devices). I was about to contact Evernote about it, but see that it has already been widely discussed.
  11. It is quite annoying that the mobile version creates Helvetica 14, and the Mac version changes text to Airal 13 w/o the option of using Helvetica. Please fix it.
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