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EdH

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    Evernote for Mac 7.5

    Yeah, it is. Burying features to add more clicks to the workflow is a big deal.
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    Evernote for Windows 6.15 Beta 2

    Yay. Bold note titles and missing PDF views in note windows fixed!
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    Evernote for Windows 6.15 Beta 2

    Be sure to kill all Evernote processes. They are on the Details tab.
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    New Computer - Recent Sync Gone!

    Are they in the Evernote service if you log in to your browser? If not, you'll need that old machine to reconnect to the internet and figure out why they weren't syncing. If there as a problem, there would have been a big red error icon on the sync button. If they were in a notebook created specifically to be offline (you have to do this intentionally, cannot be done accidentally) they will never sync and you need to export them to move to a new PC.
  5. The problem is this solves two issues: People with huge databases that don't necessarily want all of their note content downloaded on a machine, either because it isn't their main machine, or they are tight on hard drive space. Devices like the Surface Go start with 64GB of space. Downloading 8-10GB of notes for that kind of machine makes no sense, but it equally makes no sense you shouldn't have access to your notes on that machine beyond a browser. Performance is way better if you have lots of notes, because the SQLLite database they are using is horrible when you get over 10K notes with a lot of data - file attachments, pics, etc. Sadly it has been a half-baked feature for nearly 2 years now. I still love it and use it, and personally think the shortcomings are less than the performance shortcoming of downloading my entire database, which makes EN largely unusable on my Windows PC. (Mac has no issue as it has a much better db structure apparently). But I do know the issues to look out for. I shouldn't have to, but I do.
  6. Yes, but that isn't the point for me. I don't merge so often it is an issue, but I merge often enough to watch out for it. But I feel bad for the average user that doesn't know this and sometime in Feb 2019 when they are working on their taxes, they will realize a bunch of notes they merged didn't have the bodies downloaded first and the trash has long since been emptied. They will be able to take solace that they can use the 😠, 😡, and 🤬 emoji though.
  7. Same thing happens in a merge. Grab 10 notes, none of which are sync'd. The first and last will be downloaded if you click on the first, then shift click on the last. The middle 8 will not. When you merge, you get note 1, headers for notes 2-9, and note 10. All 10 are in the trash. If you don't catch it, you'll lose note contents for 2-9 forever. You have to undelete them, download manually, and re-merge. This is a known bug and on their list, but there are more important things to be done right now. Emoticons, rebranding, a new notebook view, and bold fonts for note subjects take precedent over losing note content. What is the emoticon for "I can't even" or "I can't right now?"
  8. Moving notes not downloaded should not cause a crash. I do it all the time. I just moved a dozen or so and worked fine. In fact, and I think this is new, when you move them, it forces the download. It didn't used to do that that I can recall. If you have a crash, maybe select smaller batches until you find the note(s) that are causing the crash. You may have an unrelated corruption issue.
  9. Why not just share all of the notebooks on your old account with your new account, then copy/move them to your own folders in your new account? That bypasses the entire export process. Otherwise, you'll have to crack open the ENEX file you are exporting, find that note, remove it, and not destroy the rest of the ENEX structure in the process.
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    Evernote for Windows 6.15 Beta 2

    Either it isn't here, or it is taking a looooong time. I've had a window open 5min and still nothing but a gray line. But I see that some Evernote coders have this on their list to fix before the GA.
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    Evernote for Windows 6.15 Beta 2

    Anyone having a problem opening notes in their own window and the PDF doesn't show up? I have a lot of notes that are just a PDF file - documents I've scanned in or PDF pay stubs that I shared with Evernote on my phone. I use List View and the PDFs are not shown as attachments (View as Attachment is unchecked.) In List view, I can see the contents of the PDF just fine in the bottom window, but when I open it the note as its own window, I just get the below image. If I right-click on the PDF when in List View, then View as Attachment, then open the note in a new window, the attachment is there. Uncheck view as Attachment, then close and reopen the note, and back to the gray bar. It opens just fine on my phone too. Clearly the PDF is there, it just isn't rendering. This happens with any PDF that is supposed to be inline. I just opened a 4 year old note that was a merge of about 5 documents. The headers are all there, but where there are supposed to be inline PDFs, just gray lines. EDIT: I see others are seeing this too as I read back in the thread. @Nick Nassiri - is anyone from Evernote following this thread and working on these bugs? Or will this be published again as a regular release and then scramble to fix later when the masses start complaining, much like the sync bug a few builds ago that was reported in beta and got published anyway because no one from Evernote was actually following the thread on bug reports?
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    Evernote for Windows 6.15 Beta 2

    Sigh.... Agreed. Put them back the way they were. If you want to play with formatting, how about fixing the already reported issue when the left panel theme is in Light Mode when you hover over it the hover color is the same as the note count, so it gets hidden?
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    sync error

    It could also be that Windows Vista is no longer supported by Evernote and thus won't work.
  14. Well, nothing good ever came from that. 😐 Evernote is based on a SQLLite database. You can read about that form of corruption here. Unless you know how to manipulate SQLLite databases, that is just an FYI, not directions for you to get started. I'd say you have two choices here: Contact Evernote Support. I suspect they will tell you to rebuild your database though. They may walk you through some of little/undocumented features from the CONTROL-Help menu though. Just rebuild it and skip step 1. See this post. That posts is about someone with a note that won't sync, but the logic will apply to you, especially the part about logging off and renaming your Evernote.exb file. For grins, I'd physically check your hard drive with a detailed chkdsk in case the corruption was created by your HD and not random sunspots that caused the database to bork itself.
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    Why so many background processes?

    Something has to render all of those emoticons. 🙄
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    Why so many background processes?

    Yes, though that seems to be relatively new. It used to be just the Evernote.EXE app, EvernoteClipper, and EvernoteTray. I am not sure when the subprocess part came about, but it is on mine as well, and that appears normal.
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    Hello Evernote for Mac 7.4!

    No one is advocating 0 margins. I just said it was possible with tables. The fat margins on Windows an MacOS clients is absurd. Tons of complaints in the forums.
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    notes not syncing

    I don’t know if any. I don’t do web dev which is where tag stripping would be handy. I know Textpad has a tag stripping macro but I wouldn’t recommend it because of the hassle to install, configure, and use. It I was meh at best as that wasn’t its primary purpose.
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    Notes created on iOS don't save

    No. I’ve not seen this. Try signing out and back in. If that doesn’t fix, uninstall and reinstall. Contact support if still not fixed.
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    notes not syncing

    Best you could probably hope for is to open the ENEX file with an app that can strip out tags. That will at least get you the text of the note. Or contact support and see if they can identify the specific error and correct the ENEX file for you.
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    notes not syncing

    If it were me, I would: Export the note as a ENEX file Delete the note in Evernote Go to the Trash can and purge that note sync Assuming Evernote now sync's fine, import the ENEX file and sync. If it sync's, great. If it gets stuck again then: Create a new note Copy and paste contents of old note to new note delete old note purge old note from trash again sync That should do it.
  22. What do they expect? The product is as buggy as ever, people are TICKED at the fat margins from the table redux no one asked for, no one likes how PDFs are handled in new versions, and bugs are rushed to publication to hit arbitrary dates. There is no way in heck I'd recommend this to my company in this state, and they just came out with a pretty cool concept to integrate into Microsoft Teams, but I wouldn't invite the bugs into the workflow. Even though IMHO OneNote is sub-par for many things, it is at least pretty stable. I cannot recall the last time any of us had sync errors, a freezing interface, note conflicts, etc. But, we have emoji and a new app icon, so it's all good. I do not want to see Evernote go under by any stretch, but they have got to right this ship or even loyalists will jump.
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    Duplicate Notes are a PITA

    I suspect your issue is with the Scanner Pro app not properly talking to Evernote. It doesn't think it has been uploaded so it uploads again.
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    Evernote For Windows 7 Won't Sync

    Glad you are back up and running. You have a great week as well.
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    Evernote For Windows 7 Won't Sync

    Uninstalling/reinstalling and logging off/on doesn't change your local database, which is likely where the corruption is. See if this will help you figure out the issue: Click the sync button. It will fail, but put fresh data in the log. Click Help|Activity log. Can you scroll through that and see if you see any errors? You might want to copy it to Notepad or something where you can more easily search. If that doesn't help, go to ALL of your notes - click ALL NOTES in upper left. Make sure you are in List View - press the little dropdown next to the Search Notes box and make it Top List. Right-click on the columns and ensure that "Sync" is checked. It will be very near the bottom. Sort your notes by Updated - click the Updated column. Now scroll through and look for recent notes that have a black dot. Those have NOT sync'd changes and may be holding up the sync process. If you can find them, you can fix them by Creating a new note copying and pasting all data to the new note delete the old note delete the old note from the trash can. Corrupt notes in the trash can will still prevent syncing. Wash, rinse, repeat. If that doesn't help, you may need to contact support. There can be other issues in your database that can cause problems. If you don't care about anything on your PC and are sure that your Evernote cloud has all of the data, you can: log off of Evernote Rename your Evernote.exb file - this is your local database. Or move it somewhere else, like your desktop. Log in. Evernote will redownload everything and create a new database. BUT YOU WILL LOSE ANY CHANGE NOT SYNC'D, and you will lose any notebooks you have designated as Offline only. So this is a last resort. If you have any offline only notebooks, you need to export those first, then import after you have let Evernote recreate the database. Once you are up and running, and have confirmed you have all of your notes again, you can safely delete the Evernote.exb file you renamed or moved in step 2 above.
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