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  1. Thank you! I'm just getting used to the new version (on my laptop. Legacy stays on the main PC for now.)
  2. Oh wow, I didn't even notice the blue button until now. 😳 Much better now, thanks!
  3. So, I finally tested tasks and I don't find the implementation logical. Especially two things: To add a task, you have to go to tasks, create a task and assign it to a note (unless you want it in the default tasks note). But I can't create a task directly from a note, as far as I can see. On the other hand, I can create a reminder directly from a note, but the reminder isn't a task and won't be shown on the task list. I don't see how it makes sense to keep these 2 things separate. Any thoughts?
  4. Another vote to make the home screen optional. I can see how it would improve some workflows, but it hinders mine. Just by one click, but still annoying.
  5. I think this is a question about nested folders. If so, the hierarchy in EN is this: ALL NOTES Notebook stack (contains notebooks, but no single notes) Notebook (contains notes) There is no way to nest Notebooks further. It has been a rquest for a long time, but I don't think it will ever be realised.
  6. Nimbus is impressive, but since you're asking, here are the reasons I did not switch to Nimbus after seriously testing it for amonth: Export: The html export gives you a zip file for every note. So, if you are like me and want a human readable backup, there is an extra step involved. An extra step for every single note. Connectivity: Nimbus is on ifttt, but only as receiving app - there is no way to get data out that way. There may be technical reasons for this, not sure, but it feels like a lock-in. Search is lacking. No way to use AND or NOT operators for tag searches. Search always defaults to all notes, no way to quickly search the notebook (folder) you're in. No import folders Unclear (for me) why you have two ways to add documents - inline or attachment. If you send email to nimbus, files get added as attachment, which means no preview. Webclipper adds them inline, but handling of inline files is incosistent, too - sometimes you need one click to open / download, sometimes it takes two. Sometimes images can be set as preview, sometimes they cannot. Then, there are some GUI issues that make it clumsy (for me): No standard keyboard shortcuts like "del" to delete a note If you delete or move a note, the focus goes back to the first note in the notebook, which makes organizing a neverending scroll endeavour No way to edit the create date other than clicking through the months. (Not sure if anyone except me ever uses that )
  7. I know this is an old thread, and maybe it has changed in the meantime, but to my knowledge, the created date is in fact preserved. I tested it on a small notebook with export and re-import, and the date was correct. Not sure if this is/was different on different platforms, I am on windows legacy.
  8. I had a boyfriend who did this. Had.
  9. As for importing notes, be careful. Notion does auto detect tables and takes them over to their own format - this butchers some notes like emails sent in html format and similar stuff. I really like notion, have been using it for some time now. But for my purposes, it is not an EN replacement. No way to store all data locally, no API (yet) and therefore no way to automate things, no indexing of document / image content.
  10. Well, I recently came across this video detailing the original vision of EN. I never saw it back in the day, but it sums up what EN felt like for me - and doesn't anymore. Today's Evernote? I do not wish them well, nor do I wish them evil. I wish they would revisit the visionary approach from back then instead of trying to become the zillionth collaborative project management tool.
  11. I have to correct myelf here, they have changed this, files are included now.
  12. I hear you, also trying to sit this out but slowly losing patience. But the export options are a mess almost everywhere. I haven't found a complete, yet simple (almost) humanreadable format like ENs html export anywhere (didn't check Onenote, as I just hate the look and feel of it).
  13. In theory, I absolutely agree, and in the last year I have rebuilt my workflow so that I can live (work) without Evernote, as it was becoming clear that the development has changed direction. In this special case, I still hold a grudge, because I used to love that app so much. It was such an effortless way to collect, file, organize and archive everything I need. It matched my way of thinking, if you know what I mean. Now for a while, with every update they change or take away things that came naturally to me. My subscription runs until July next year, and I still hope against hope that something changes for the better.
  14. When exporting html, Notion does not include files, they're only referenced on the server. Big problem for me.
  15. Exactly! Lack of communication is EN's biggest problem. The resolution to give more information with the behind the scenes videos was a big disappointment. Going into the depths of GUI designing or search setup in a frontal teaching setup does not make up for lack of communication. As I see it, with every new version they are continuing to dumb down EN to make it more appealing to new users, abandoning or hiding features that made it unique for power users. I don't like that direction at all. At this point, I'm only still using EN out of laziness. Migrating > 20000 notes is a task I would like to avoid. I've been using a double strategy for the past 2 years, continuing to file in EN, but parallel setup of notion / gdrive / keep. Still missing the elegant universal information vault EN used to be for me, but at this point, I'm ready to jump ship.
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