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johnmarshall4

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  1. Every few years you guys try and kill list view. Last time it was the Mac client and now the new web client. Please don't. Many of us use that view. It is very useful to see my note's tag and dates at the same time.
  2. Wow, 7.0 locked up on startup. I finally got that one working, and now 7.0.1 hangs on startup also. Come on guys! This is very very disappointing for an app I use everyday, from a company I depend on.
  3. I can repro the note not being saved issue in my 4s. The work around: 1. Close the keyboard first. 2. Scroll to the top and wait for the note to be synched. (The triangle in the upper right goes away). 3. Then close the note.
  4. Update to Evernote Mac 5.1.4 - the old list view is back, it is now called Top List View.
  5. The email 'syncing' of the iPhone notes app is actually a feature built into the phone. I'm not sure why it decided to 'turn on' all the sudden. Were you changing the settings of your mail account at the same time? Anyway if you go to settings ... Mail, Contacts, Calendars on your iPhone you should see that 'notes' is enabled for your mail account (or at least one of them if you have more). Turning that off will disable the sync to email if you don't want it.
  6. Understand it is not released code - just giving them a heads up. What device are you running? I'm running it on an iPhone 4S. My content seems to be saved just fine.
  7. When editing a note on iOS 7 every character I type scrolled the view up by one line until all the text is off the screen.
  8. I would vote for this. With Evernote's recent push into 'business' I hope they are at least considering this - it would be amazing for so many use cases.
  9. This thread seems overly hostile. Too much time spent arguing if the reminders are technically 'broken' or not. I think that the core reminders feature as currently implemented is useful. You can open up Evernote on your device, sync and check the status of the reminders for the day. For many people and use cases this is ok. I agree with derlinzer however that the 'notification' portion of reminders is NOT useful as implemented. Especially given that the mobile platforms do provide the proper native services to make sure you always get notified regardless of the local sync state etc. I think it would be more constructive to just focus on expressing our desire that Evernote please implement proper push notifications so we can trust the reminders feature to reliably 'remind' us.
  10. Seriously, thanks for bringing back the horizontal list view! I love you guys!
  11. Yeah the workflow on the HP Software can be pretty bad for some things. If you have Adobe Acrobat Pro - not only can you scan to PDF from there, it will also do the OCR and optimize the PDF. I actually think it does an amazing job. It can produce a file as small as 4k per page!! (Monochrome bill scanned at 300DPI with OCR). That is plenty small for a free account. In my version of Acrobat Pro I go to File.... Create PDF from scanner. In the document settings I use 'optimize scanned PDF', and 'Make Searchable (Run OCR). Do do the actual scan it pops up the HP wizard, and when that is done it returns the data to Acrobat. @GrumpyMonkey - Though I occasionally scan to text only for some stuff, I find that for complex documents with tables of data like bills and such I can't make heads or tails of it that way. In those cases an OCR'd / highly compressed PDF serves me well.
  12. I would also consider dropping the DPI. I never scan reference docs higher than 300dpi. The don't need to look perfect for me, just legible. Also, I can't speak for your scanner software, but my HP scanner software gives me the option of saving a 'text only' PDF using OCR. With this option it doesn't actually save only text, but instead saves all the text it could convert as text, in it's original location, and size / font that it guessed, while leaving any images it couldn't convert still in the document. The result looks almost exactly like the original formatted document, but it about 1/4 the size on average. So it's like a trade-off between pure image, and raw text only. I've been using the same scanner for years though, so I don't know if a similar option exists in other brands etc.
  13. Even though the list view has changed you can still view and sort by tags. Go to list view. Right click on one of the column headings and make sure tags is turned on. Now you should be able to tap the tags heading to sort, tap again to change the sort order. Note you may have to shrink the note view by dragging the bar between the note view and the list entries in order to make room for all your columns to show.
  14. +1 cmd+j is already taken by something I use all the time, but yeah a shortcut for links would be good.
  15. Ahh, I remember ink notes - blast from the past. Those were the days, drawing with a stylus on a UMPC. I didn't know that code was still there. Auto corrected shapes and if I recall it would put the text recognized from your handwriting at the bottom of your note for searching.
  16. Yeah that is only one of their themes, and of course you can tweak the html for the template yourself. Oh and I forgot to mention it supports Disqus.
  17. Doesn't seem to work on Mac. Not matter what I do they are being created in order they are sorted in - not the click order.
  18. http://johnmarshall4.postach.io They are pretty new so they are still adding themes and features. When you set it up you point it to a dedicated notebook. Notes are unpublished until you tag them with 'published'. Any tag on your note besides 'published' becomes a tag in your post. It also honors the creation date so you can back post things etc.
  19. @burtonator - I agree that this should be fixed. It seems like they could easily add some fields to the 'save to evernote' pop up. I know this method isn't perfect, but since you use a Mac, here is what I do sometimes; I create the empty note first and then use the context menu option to Capture Selection From Screen. I have added a shortcut for that under preferences, keyboard, keyboard shortcuts, services, pictures, Capture Selection from Screen to save time. So my process is: 1. Create the empty note first with Ctrl+Option+Cmd+N 2. Change your notebook, add your title. 3. Hit tab to go to the 'body' of the email 4. Hit your shortcut to Capture from screen. For me it is Ctrl+Option+Cmd+C 5. You may need to alt-tab to bring back up the Window you want to capture from, and then drag a rectangle to capture the image. Ok, now that I wrote it all out it looks like a pain. But in practice I've gotten pretty fast at it. I use keyboard shortcuts to set the notebook and tabs btw.
  20. Yeah, Postach.io. I love it. All my blog posts start out in Evernote anyway. Now all I have to do is tag them as 'published' when I'm ready to turn them loose on the world. I can't recommend it enough.
  21. Just did a little test and installed Evernote for Windows 4.6.6 via CrossOver (not recommendable, but sufficient for this test). It opens in snippet view, but the default list view is horizontal view. Thanks for taking the time to run that test, I was curious. I thought I remembered they defaulted to vertical for a while, but I could be wrong. I wonder if any view changes like this one are planned in the Windows version when they add reminders.
  22. I'm probably stating the obvious, but it seems to me that the main issue between user's who prefer vertical and that prefer horizontal is in how much screen real-estate those users devote to Evernote. In all the example screen shots I found of vertical list view - including the infamous poling post from Jackolicious - the screen shots always show Evernote filling up an entire large wide monitor: https://www.evernote.com/shard/s3/sh/1facc864-a1b9-4943-9336-a38ebbc0a34d/69057856bd9d9f872abda21b97de868a https://www.evernote.com/shard/s2/sh/02fe1465-6575-4d38-a7f9-a1cf8dbb40a2/fc8843b5aab0586e9164fee42533ada4?noteKey=fc8843b5aab0586e9164fee42533ada4&noteGuid=02fe1465-6575-4d38-a7f9-a1cf8dbb40a2 User arguments for one view or the other also seem to reflect a user's preference for whether they 'full screen' the app or not: http://discussion.evernote.com/topic/20983-optimal-space-usage-in-list-view/?p=106423 If I ran Evernote at the full width of my monitor I would probably also conclude that the horizontal view wastes space. But I don't, I split my screen between Evernote and other apps like my code editor. I reference my notes while working. At any rate, I'm not arguing for one or the other. I'm just pointing out that a particular user's way of using Evernote and sizing Evernote on their screen dictates which layout is more effective for them. The only logical conclusion (though probably not the favorite of the developers) is to support both.
  23. I remember when that happened on Windows. That's why when my Mac view changed to vertical the first thing I went looking for was how to toggle between the two. I don't use the Windows client anymore, but last time I checked that 'toggle' was still a hidden (not user discoverable) keystroke. That still feels odd that you can't get to it from the UI (unless I missed it). In fact I just checked the current keyboard shortcuts for Windows and it is NOT listed there. http://evernote.com/contact/support/kb/#/article/23168552 Maybe they are trying to 'ween' us off the horizontal view? Does anyone know if the Windows client defaults to Horizontal or Vertical on a new install? I'm just curious.
  24. I used to use one big note for my daily work notes, and also one big note for a specific project. After a while I started breaking my notes into one per month. I also had a single master 'task' note. After years of working with Evernote I can tell you this is not the way to go. For one I kept hitting into limitations of what the client would search. This limit varies by platform, but I found that search would not find stuff deep down in a long document. Also it just gets really hard to manage. Long notes are also a giant pain on mobile. Of course everyone does things their own way, but now I prefer to keep lots of smaller notes. I keep a daily work log note. Individual work 'tasks' also get their own note, as do journal entries. One advantage of the smaller notes is that you can use note links to create a table of contents or cross link. My daily log can link to the individual 'tasks' that I worked on through out the day. Also journal entries can reference other related notes. It is very powerful. Another reason to use smaller notes is the new reminders feature (Currently Mac and iOS only). This can work very well for 'tasks', as they can bubble up to the top until you 'complete' them. Just a side note about 'tasks'. I don't define a task as a single line with a check box in front of it. For me it is a small, contained unit of work, feature to be implemented (I'm a developer) or 'thing' to be done (get the house painted). It is usually a single note that contains several steps - these are what I use the check boxes for. I also used to use one giant notebook and have hundreds of tags. Of course back in the old days Evernote didn't support multiple notebooks so that is where I got the habit. Now a days I use a lot of different notebooks organized in stacks. For many people moving notes from one notebook to another is part of their work flow, - like from a 'ToDo' notebook to a 'Done' notebook. These are just my own opinions and experiences however. YMMV.
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