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  1. Is it really that where evernote is going? Nice stylish outside, black hole inside, with a maybe-I-will-tell-you-something-search function as a gate keeper? ..."Reminders will eventually come back" - will they?no more nested tags - seems as if another usable evernote client has left (yes, I was waiting for the opposite, for mac and iOS)I know, this is beta. But every beta I saw in the last years was a shiny step back in functionality. I'd really LIKE to believe there WILL BE something inside, behind the shiny wrapping paper!
  2. ... tomorrow afternoon? Why does this take so long? Why does it seem to be of apparently such a low priority? Is ist too difficult to implement, is there too little development capacity, or is there really too little public interest in this features? Strangely, every new iOS version (and to a certain degree also OSX version) brings other "cloudy" surprises: first a grey on grey tag cloud, and now, even "cloudier", different colors for weighing my tags, i guess to tell me how often I use each one of them. Seems as if my iPhone wants to tell me: "Don't read, just look at those nice colors - you do not remember your tags anyway". Second thought: this must be a contest! "Look, this tag is veeery dark green. You really made it to write this tag 12 times with the same letters on each of your notes. Congrats, pal". Tag, tag, tag, where do you go from here. Back on earth, what really bothers me now (apart from the meaning of life): Can one honestly keep a clear view after years in evernote, without a good sorted tag structure? - I'd like not only to search and find a note, I want to review my notes. - When my contexts are changing, my brain is changing. Fragments are changing place. Tags have to change. I must have an overview of my tags. Without hierarchy, my tags are in a black hole. - I do sort my notes hierarchically in windows, in the web, and with some more troubles even on the mac. Why not on the iPad. What I'd like to see is well organized content. What I see is stylish design with nice clouds, attracting people to throw notes at and forget about 100% everything. I heard there is a evernote version called "for business"...?
  3. Hierarchical tag structure: development stopped half way there? I am honestly disappointed how little development is seen in hierarchical tags structure functionalities here. For me, this is a core feature of evernote. These functionalities, as in Windows and Web version, include: - the ability to sort, order, rename, and drag/drop tags in the sidebar - show tags in a good readable manner, something like black on white (NOT GREY ON GREY as it is still in the tags "cloud" on OSX) - show a CLEAR tag hierarchy (it is really hard to see the "indented" "subtags" in the tags "cloud" on OSX) ------------- Windows versions did all this right. OSX version has doubtlessly more style. But: "nice design" MUST NOT be weighted superior to usability and functionality.
  4. Monthes and years go by, where do you go, evernote? Is there any chance to see nested tags in iOS in the near future? I do not like to throw my notes into a black hole, depending on a search functionality which may or may not find something for me! So I must have a possibility to organize my tags and review them! ------- iOS version should have, just like the windows/web version: - NESTED TAGS, NESTED TAGS, NESTED TAGS - sorting tags within a tags structure - tagging notes with, yes again, selecting from a list of nested tags - Filter by notebook first, then by tags
  5. Using tags, keywords & descriptive titles allows you to use the powerful EN search engine so you can easily & quickly find notes. I have over 63,000 notes and yet most of my searches are across all notebooks, not relegated to a single notebook. And yet I can easily find the note(s) I'm looking for. That IS true. I regret my last sentence was in fact unfair. Evernote's search engine found everything I was looking for - up to now, I am still at < 1000 notes and attachments. But I also still do not like the "black hole" my notes go to in evernote for iOS. - In Windows, tags quite nicely can be sorted hierarchically, so it is possible to produce structured books. - In OSX, it already gets harder, as tags can be sorted hierarchically, but the structure is badly visualized and editing tags is not possible in the sidebar. What worries me, is, that this got worse with the latest redesign of evernote. - In iOS, tags structure is inexistent. Having in mind for example a nice reference manual, thats were it ends to be just ... bunches of loose notes.
  6. Nested tags on iPad sadly are not possible. This is discussed since years, since evernote introduced this exciting feature to organize tasks hierarchically but never truly brought it to an end. You could give the app "Clever HD" a try, which shows your evernote tags hierarchically in one big list (not collapsable) - not the best option in my opinion as it lacks some other features of evernote like search within pdf's and local notebooks (real offline access), and some crashes in my experience. For my part, I am slowly getting tired to wait for evernote allowing the "files and folders"-thinking people among us to organize our notes. Microsofts OneNote just started some days ago on Mac, with a quite good looking counterpart for the iPad. It is still in its infancy, so still incomparable to many functions of evernote. But so much more naturally useable if you want noteBOOKS, not just bunches of loose notes where your search function hopefully will find something...
  7. Hey, as fall ends and daylight turns grey, please give us back some contrast in evernote! Honestly I cannot believe this grey on grey graphical layout of tags in mac version of Evernote is good for anybody else than my optician. Please. These are basic usability considerations. And overall usability is why I love Evernote. My dear Evernote, you will still look good if you are getting readable!
  8. I'd like to second this: Mac version of evernote already has a separate tag search dropdown field doing exactely this: showing a filtered list of tags from the notebook(s) selected. Would be a great enhancement for evernote on android. A different approach would be some checkbox "filter by selected notebook" beside the search field, also for other tag related functions within evernote (filtering notes by tags, tag suggestions list when tagging etc). I would prefer such a solution principally, but this is nothing already implemented on any other platform to my knowledge - which would be an argument against it though.
  9. I am struggling with the new tags layout - after using it a bit I must say it is not so bad, as it gives a great overview to all tags (more than one column) but: The new tags window showing all tags has really much potential to be better designed in respect to useability: Slightly dark grey text on grey background which is slightly light grey when highlighted. This is basic. Basically impossible.. Tag hierarchy: I cannot say its not there, but it is somehow confusing. A bit more sort of a grid than just this "cloud of tags" would show things more clearly, my opinion. [*]The tags hierarchy on the left side window can still be reactivated in the options, but has lost almost all right click menu functions like "new tag" etc. I do not see the point of implementing this without its basic functions? Area of development? After all: Using tags hierarchically is something where evernote was strong. And (as I have some doubts about it) hopefully will be!
  10. @Candid: True, this helps. If you remember your tags. Which may become difficult after some time, if one uses evernote seriously (despite of downloading it from some "playstore" - what was its name again, google...? ;-)) Evernote did a great job in both ways (tags & folders), but some parts still look halfhearted to me. For tags, because of the limitations in structuring them as mentioned above. For folders (i.e. notebooks), because of the limitations of 200 (?) folders, which are easily reached when using them as the only structure. (I know, I am an old-fashioned tag hater. Not for finding things, but for the unstructured ensemble they are pushing me to. You never know if you looked in every drawer when searching for something, needless to say cleaning up is a pain with tags. With a carefully handcrafted folder structure, strong software-side search capabilities and a good content indexing system, I do not need any tags!)
  11. Hi I like the tag hierarchy functionality of evernote, and I still wonder how this can be really used on android in daily life? Maybe I miss something? Imagine a 3-level tag hierarchy of only 5 items on each level. So lets try to tag one single new note. 2 clicks, and I am on the tag dialog - where I find a flat list of 5+5*5+5*5*5=155 items. Now, I've only got to scroll down some 30 screens to find my tag :-((? If this tag setting dialog was hierarchically structured: it would only take me 3 more klicks to tag (in this case)! I would be able to find my tags quickly I would be helped enormously keeping my tag structure clean - much less similar tags, lost tags, unstructured tags, etc...
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