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EdH

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  1. If this is a shared note, you can only add tags if you have edit access as @DTLow indicated. Additionally, with edit access, you can only add tags that the owner has in their notebook. You cannot create new tags in their account.
  2. Note that those versions are no longer secure and may not be supported. Evernote patched a security bug last year that required a client side fix. I'm not even sure if the one @gazumped pointed to will sync now that Evernote data is all in the Google cloud. Not sure when that transition happened, but I think it was after 2015...
  3. I've been using Sync on Demand for a few years. Works pretty well. I am using less than 1GB of drive space for my 8GB-9GB evernote notebooks..
  4. Win32 refers to both 32bit and 64bit apps. It is the API interface, not the bittedness. The underlying platform of macOS does have its roots in the 70's, but the user interface was developed fresh when they started over with OS X and was designed to handle multiple DPI monitors of high and low res (which Windows still cannot handle without the DPI percentage adjustment hack) and their UI was designed to have better control so the OS could adjust apps colors right from the start. Hence system wide dark mode without apps having to be rewritten. Windows has done the same rewrite by the way, but only for UWP/PWA style apps. Which no one is using. My understanding it is a virtual impossibility to do it for Win32. It would be as much work for developers to rewrite to support as it would to just redo their apps. Which will be never. We'll be dealing with Win32 APIs until well past 2050. IT departments will not rewrite apps to support dark mode. If you want dark mode, they will let you use the AS/400.
  5. More specifically, Windows dark mode doesn't support the old Win32 style apps, which is what 99% of apps on Windows are. It only supports the UWP, PWA style apps. Evernote could roll their own, but instead of it being a single Dark Mode experience for users, users would have to manually configure each Win32 app, and Evernote (and other dev's) would have to come up with a UI to modify, and support multiple DPI modes, video drivers, etc. It gets to be a mess. I can be done of course, but Windows makes it really really difficult and tedious to do. And I don't think all Store apps can be supported either. There is an Evernote in the store, but it is a Win32 app written with a wrapper so it can be downloaded from the store. I'm not defending Evernote, or Windows. It is just a huge mess. Which is to be expected with an OS that has its roots in the mid-90's.
  6. Yes, I'm on Windows. The direct link to the current version is https://cdn1.evernote.com/win6/public/Evernote_6.18.4.8489.exe
  7. Not sure what you are talking about. Downloading the Windows version from https://evernote.com/download gives me an .EXE file.
  8. If you had a previous laptop/hard drive, you may need to go to the web client, remove your device there, then try syncing. It may think you already have a device, or you have some other older device, or a mobile device and your 2 count is up. It will not remove devices automatically.
  9. EdH

    Symbol?

    Try syncing again. Sometimes it is a transient sync error. Close evernote, reopen and try again. If those fail, sync again, and immediately open the Activity Log. Help|Activity log. Make the window large enough you can read it. It is too small to really make use of in the default size. Just maximize it. Read from the bottom up to see what the most recent lines say and look for an error. If the error in the log looks like something you can fix, post back here and we can help. If it says something like " server unavailable" or something, you'll need to check your internet connectivity and ensure there isn't anything blocking access.
  10. The CTRL + Semi-colon key is fairly common. Same thing happens in Excel for example.
  11. I figured there was a reason. For me it was always frustrating because I am an Import & Delete guy, so once the file existed, I just wanted it in Evernote. I eventually set up a robocopy script to sync a network folder our copier scanned to to a local folder on my PC.
  12. It does make you wonder if this is how the Support team keyboards look.
  13. Network drives are specifically not supported in this scenario. I'm not exactly sure why, but this has been the case for many many years. Glad you figured it out and got it working.
  14. EdH

    sorting by date

    You could also modify the "updated" date, but that would change automatically if you edit the note again. If your dates are super specific this won't work, buy if they are more of a month year thing, you could add tags and use those. 201905 for May 2019 for example. That gets too tedious though of you need days too.
  15. Scaling is set in the control panel (7) or Win8/Win10 settings menu, not in Evernote or specific apps themselves.
  16. It works fine on my Windows 10 machine, so it isn't an Evernote general issue. Have you fully deleted the Import setting, closed/reopened Evernote, and tried again to ensure no setting is messing it up?
  17. What version of Windows is that? It needs to be 7 or higher. If it is, uninstall it, reboot, then try https://www.revouninstaller.com/. It has been known to clean up issues for difficult Evernote installs.
  18. You might try uninstalling it and reinstalling. There is something on the laptop that is preventing this. Firewall, proxy, or a mis-configured connection of some sort.
  19. No. Find My Phone may have the last known location it was saved. Evernote uses location to attach location info to notes created on the device, so you could see the last place you created a note on the device by looking at the location data in the web or a PC client, or another phone client, but it won't track your phone's location. It is still on the list of used devices because it stays there forever until you specifically remove it.
  20. I have stopped submitting support requests. I get the equivalent of "is your PC plugged in" canned responses that clearly indicate one of a few things: AI is answering it based on keywords in my request Someone is scanning it quickly for keywords and pasting a canned reply. They have zero actual knowledge of Evernote and their reply makes absolutely no sense in the context of the support request. That is a true shame for a paid customer too.
  21. Can you be more specific? What is in the error log? I routinely use Evernote on Windows, macOS, and iOS, and have not seen a sync issue in a loooooong time.
  22. It would appear so. An exported note has a lot of header info in XML format and it seems that got trashed.
  23. No, the answer was on point. Open the note on your phone with the photo in it, select the photo, press the enter/return key, then backspace until the photo is gone. I have an iphone. I have evernote on an iphone. I just did the above steps. And the photo in the note was deleted.
  24. As you've discovered, you cannot create links in Evernote notes that are like the HTML anchor tag that will take you to a specific spot in the note. I don't know how you made your TOC note above, but you can select all the notes you want, right-click, then click the Create Table of Contents Note button. Any additions or changes in the future though would have to be manual, or whack the TOC note and create a new one with more/different notes. In Windows, you can find your TOC notes fast. Just search for the following: That won't work for Mac created TOC notes. It doesn't populate the URL field.
  25. There is a pre-defined Shortcut in the iOS Shortcuts app that says "Add new note from Watch" but I'll be darned if I can figure it out. I can tap on it in the Shortcuts app and do a note, but I don't know how to make this work from the Apple Watch, which would seem to be the point. I'm not seeing how to install Shortcuts to the Watch via the Watch app on my phone, and there isn't anything obvious on my Watch to make this happen that I've found. Running all the latest release versions on iOS and watchOS. (No beta's)
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