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  1. This version has driven me away from Evernote, and I had been a fully committed premium user and advocate since 2009. Unusable for more than 1 hour at a time on mac, flaky text editing, ancient problems not syncing fully to iOS, and requirement to reinstall, with associated long resync times every time I filed a bug report.
  2. Ok, I'll try the sign out, sign in. Didn't think of that. Both addresses are valid and associated with the same account (premium since 2009). I just want to swap primary/secondary.
  3. I've looked all over and I can't find the support page anymore. I need to report two problems: (1) Evernote 6.10 on OS X randomly consumes GB of memory, slowing the entire system down and requiring Evernote restart (2) I wanted to swap my primary and secondary emails, so I deleted the secondary, and when I tried to change the primary to what had been the secondary, it told me that email is already in use.
  4. Yes, the current version of Evernote, 6.10 (454267 Direct) goes berserk once or twice a day on my Mac, consuming > 1GB of memory and requires a restart.
  5. The key value of tags is the ability to have multiple filling mechanisms at once. I remember being fascinated as a kid when I saw an index card system (yes, when I was a kid we all learned how to use the index card system at the library - no Internetses back then!). Imagine an index card with a bunch of holes punched along the top edge. Now, when you file a card in a stack, you get to decide which of those holes remain closed, and which ones you punch out so they are open all the way to the edge. You then stack up all your cards in the drawer. If you want to select all the cards with, say, hole "A" left closed, you stick a metal rod into the "A" notch in the front of the cabinet and push it all the way to the back. When you lift it up, you have all the cards that left the "A" hole uncut. If you want all the "B" cards, use the "B" hole. This lets you file the same card in different ways. "A" could stand for fiction, for example, and "B" for non-fiction. This is how I see tags. I remember always having difficulty in preparing technical documents, deciding where to put certain information in the outline. For example: 1 Red things 2 Blue things 3 Green things 4 Square things 5 Round things 6 Sweet things 7 Sour things Now, where do I put the description of the round, sweet, red cherry? Section 1,5 or 6? With tags, I just tag it round and sweet and red. I can tag a red currant as round and sour and red using the same system. The same tags can be used for things entirely unrelated to fruit, too. For example, the Evernote logo would be tagged green and square. In practice, I tag things as I go, using old tags where they exist and making up new ones as needed. Here is where the real value comes. For travel, I tag things with the city, year, month, day and the event I'm traveling for (meeting, conference, etc.). If I later look up just the city tag, I'll see all kinds of information about what I did there, where I stayed, etc. If I look up the tag hotel, I'll see all the cities where I have stayed or noted a hotel name. If I look up a month and a year tag, say 2014, May, I see where I travelled in that month. Yes, I know Evernote has time search criteria, but I find it easier with tags. Needless to say, I have lots of tags, but they help me find things, and more importantly, they let me discover relationships in my own notes that I didn't know were there, or had forgotten about.
  6. I have a question about the sign up process. Say we have a user: Joe.Bloggs@megacorp.com Who has been using Evernote personally via his personal email Joe.Bloggs@gmail.com We would like to set up Evernote business for everyone @megacorp.com using "approve by email domain" as described in the FAQ, so Joe receives his invitation via his work email. Can Joe accept this invitation for his existing @gmail.com address, or does his personal account have to be @megacorp.com? If Joe is already premium Evernote, does the business sign up supersede that, so megacorp.com gets billed for the monthly business account, and Joe does not get billed for premium anymore? If the intent of Evernote business is to allow people to use Evernote personally and professionally, and continue with their personal account after leaving megacorp.com, it would seem strange if they would continue to have an Evernote account registered to a megacorp.com email address after they have left.
  7. I just tried it with Pages - and it works even better! Borders are retained. When you say "cell/table autosize", does that also apply to the cell width? Copying and pasting from Pages, I get vertical autosize, but not horizontal.
  8. I just discovered a trick for making nice tables using Numbers and Evernote on a Mac: Create a Numbers spreadsheet and lay the table out like you want it Select the table cells or the whole table cmd-c (copy) In your note: cmd-v (paste) The table will come in as an Evernote table with nice formatting - except for borders, for some reason, but still very useful. Also, I save the original Numbers file in the note. If you open it from Evernote, it will update back to the same note when you close Numbers.
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