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  1. One great leap for Evernote would be to enable the user to sort cards in any order he/she wants, the way Scrivner and Index Card do. That would enable me to start a notebook and create notes and shuffle them around in order to plot out a project or story board, etc. This would infinitely increase the productivity of Evernote. Does anyone agree?
  2. Hi there, I'm a professional writer with a suggestion: Add a word-count feature. Simple, useful. Necessary for anyone who writes for a living. Right now I still have to use MS Word and create my own folder and filing system to match the one I use for Evernote. For example, if I'm reporting a story about Bears, I have to save my drafts in Word on my desktop, and have a corresponding Bears notebook in Evernote. If Evernote had a wordcount function I'd store everything in Evernote. Google Docs, I think, has this function, but the Google Docs interface is clunky and no intuitive. Evernote would gain a lot of writers by adding word count function, I think. Especially since it's easy to create local notebooks for people who don't want their stuff to live in the cloud. This is the one thing that's stopping me from essentially using Evernote more than any other app besides my browsers and email. Hope to see it soon. PS - I am a premium member and am happy to pay for this function.
  3. I've started using Penultimate in an effort to go paperless with my writing and blogging. What I do is have a Penultimate/Evernote window open on one side of the screen and a Word document or blog post on the other side so I can easily copy down what I've written. I have a giant notebook filled with writing that I would like to easily copy over. What's the best way, if there is one, I can scan the notebook and have it appear in Evernote in one note so I can easily copy what I've written into a computer file?
  4. There are two features that would turn Evernote into a novel-writing app far superior to anything else out there and they are really simple features: 1. Individual notebook sorting - the ability to have one notebook sorted by date, one alphabetically a-z, one alphabetically z-a, and every other permutation. 2. Manual sorting - the ability to drag notes around to change their order, and have their new order remembered. With these two features, Evernote could go a long way towards replacing Scrivener and the other novel-writing apps out there. Writers could drag their scenes in Evernote around until they're in order, format their words and include images (something no other novel-writing app that works between tablets and computers can do), and move seamlessly between their iPad, their iPhone and their computer without having to worry about Dropbox or any of the other poor solutions currently offered to novel writers. It would be absolutely incredible. You could work on your novel on the bus on your iPhone, then come home, refresh Evernote on your computer, and start writing from where you left off. Add daily word count target monitoring in the notebook, visible word count on each note, the ability to select and edit multiple notes at once (so scenes in separate notes could be viewed and edited at once and their merged word count viewed), and the ability to export a notebook in a format that can be shown to publishers and no other publishing software would stand a chance.
  5. Is there a thesaurus feature for Evernote? I just started using it and I absolutely love it so far, but I haven't been able to find an app, add-on, or extension that will allow me to integrate a thesaurus tool. It seems to have everything else, even a word count feature, so I'm hoping that I'm just missing it. Any insight would be greatly appreciated! ~ Shannon
  6. Hi, I am contemplating between purchasing a Kindle or Sony e-Reader. The Sony has the advantage of Evernote. For me, a writer, I need the capability to write on the go, when I have only my e-Reader with me. Will the Evernote allow typing text up to 5000 words at a time (short stories)? Will this feature be enables with the version installed on the Sony PRS-T2 ? Is Evernote compatible with any other e-Reader (e.g Kindle Paperwhite or Nook)? Thank you, Etand
  7. Hi, Here is a short blog post with some tips how to use Evernote for writing (actually how few of our customers use it). http://blog.cloudhq....ive-dropbox-and TL;DR version: Evernote for prewriting (ideas, investigation, photos, interviews, collecting links, drafts, ...) Google Docs for the main bulk of the writing and editing process (sentence fluency, using precise language, etc.) - and collaborations Dropbox for backup and distribution/sharing and final publishing touches cloudHQ to sync all your data between all these services Please comment. Thanks! Senad
  8. I love my Evernote and have been using it to keep "life" which these days includes work, own business and grad school organized. Not to mention all the fun stuff too. I wish, wish wish.....Evernote could include a function(s) that reference manager software like Mendeley or EndNote have for writing papers that also embeds information into WORD doc as needed. Right now, I'm like a crazy person, with most of my resources in Evernote -- now migrating over to Mendeley as needed. Why? Well, I started off using Evernote for not only note taking all through grad school, but for organizing reading material, research files, etc. so everything is in there!! But now when I writing, I need those items in a reference manager tool -- so citing is easier (can I also mention, APA format...grrrr!!) Thoughts on my wish? Possible?? Soon?? Yes??
  9. I am looking for something quite simple: how many words did I wrote in Evernote today, yesterday, last week? I want to set myself a goal to produce 20k per week, and it sounds like Evernote could achieve that easily. Is there an extension that does that? I am new to Evernote and I have a hard time finding extensions/plugins. If such an extension exist, I would be happy to help improve it. If it does not exist, and other users look for the same feature, I am ready to invest in the Evernote API to develop the extension myself. Nice to have: I would like to define special tags (proof reading 1, proof reading 2) to define the maturity of text. That could lead to different goals, such as bring 2 blog posts, 3k long, to pf2 level.
  10. I have been using Evernote for at least a couple of years now (was it that long??). While I love everything about this app including desktop and mobile clients, abilities to sync the data between all computer and gadgets - I want more (of course). I would like to use this app not just as a notebook that contains information but also as a word processor. Basic features that would make me extremely happy are: 1. Ability to set up a page in 8 by 11 inch format 2. Having a "comment" option 3. Ability to set left / right / top / bottom margins 4. View the long texts in "page" format I think Evernote has a great potentials in the writing community. There is no software today that is able to do what Evernote does. Please?
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