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  1. Dear Evernote iOS development team, Please include nested tags / hierarchy into the iOS version! I finally made the move to become a premium user after discovering the the usefulness of tag nesting / hierarchy in organising notes on the Mac Evernote. Just about to port all my notes into evernote, then I realised the iOS version can't see the nested / heirarchy structure !! aagh and I've just paid for a whole year subscription ...bummer~ I understand there are tonnes of requests out there, but this seems to be a crucial notes organisation feature to be considered for inclusion? Please add this feature in line with the desktop apps please? My setup: Mac Evernote (on iMac) - for work at home iOS 8 Evernote (on iPad + keyboard) - for taking notes during work and conferences.
  2. Two strong caveats: Don't get your hopes up. This is a Beta we're talking about, and one I've not used in anger yet, so I could be very wrong. But Evernote just introduced a new Business beta with a feature called 'Spaces'. Where previously you had Stacks, containing Notebooks, containing Notes, you can now have Spaces.. containing Notebooks, containing Notes. What's the difference? (I hear you ask). You can apparently share spaces. So far this is between members of the same business account, and Spaces are not (yet, and AFAIK) shareable to other accounts. But between partners, and within small businesses, it seems to me Evernote Business just got a whole lot more interesting. (Remember though that the Business client requires somewhat more admin than a personal account!) Don't know where Evernote is going with this, and I don't mean to hijack the official threads. But I don't usually look at the Business stuff that comes across my screen - I'm not a user, am happy with the accounts I have (premium plus a couple of basics) and didn't need the extra learning curve in my timeline without a very good reason to change. I hadn't heard of Spaces until it was trailed in a recent Mac update, but on first glance it does seem to have some very useful applications when sharing (to colleagues), and possibly also in project management and GTD - see the video in the first link above. I shall be making the switch soon... There may also be hierarchy implications - it's easy to make new spaces and add notebooks, and I don't yet know whether that makes things more flexible or not; but I'm keen to find out. I wanted to post this in the General thread so other Business post skippers will see the item, but if you do have any reactions after using the Business client, please post them in the appropriate thread (see the home page). Edited for accuracy. Another edit to include this link...
  3. Ross Chevalier

    Increased hierarchy

    I have recently switched to Evernote from OneNote for the simple reason that Evernote is capable of generating a proper looking printout of a note with complex media. I find that the existing hierarchy of Stack, Notebook and Notes, is a bit limiting. Would it be possible to further add container options inside the Notebook for folders and / or groups. My use of Evernote is as an individual, not a business user, although I use it to help keep my writing business organized. Thank you.
  4. Can you add the ability to nest the folders, or stacks, deeper? It would allow the user a lot more control/organization if we could have many more levels available. Secondly, I'd like to be able to use multiple layers in an outline. I can use the checkbox, but I want to be able to start with an idea, then indent to maybe two or three checkboxes, each with their own child notes, etc. This would make your product a LOT more valuable. I use an iPhone, iPad, Mac and PC with my premium account, but continually search elsewhere for these functions. Please consider this. Thanks
  5. What bothers me the most in Evernote is the limited hierarchy for organizing notes. With stacks>notebooks>notes there are only three layers. I think this is way too less. Things are more complex. None of my notes fit into such a limited hierarchy Evernote is great for creating high-quality notes but organizing them is just frustrating me. I would like to see a hierarchy system that allows grouping Notes almost like Apple's Finders or Microsoft's Explorer: Notes can be grouped into folders Folders can be grouped into other folders Notes can be listed parallel to folders (meaning inside a folder there can folders and notes be listed in the same hierarchy layer) I must admit I am not familiar with the tag system(that may be considered as a solution) but I need my notes visually listed in such a complex hierarchy system. Just searching for what I need is absolutely no solution for this problem. If Evernote can't afford such a hierarchy system I will not be able to sort my notes in an order that makes sense and I will have to simply leave Evernote. I apologize if this was already discussed. I didn't find this very topic in other discussions.
  6. I'm using nested tags to organise my notes. This works very well until I need something like the following: Code Javascript snippets classes Python snippets classes The obvious solution would be to split the snippets & classes tags out into the root of the structure but this seems counter-intuitive to me. Thoughts? thanks.
  7. I would like to suggest the ability to take all of my ideas and be able to display them in a mind map form. This would greatly improve the usability for Evernote and I would certainly pay a premium for this function if it were to be developed. Evernote currently seems to be stuck in time and not advancing forward in terms of creative functionality. Since the current market for a quality mind map application is limited or over-priced, Evernote has an excellent opportunity to gain ground in this area and hence make it an even more powerful tool. I would recommend looking at an app called Novamind or Mindjet for design hints. The mind map should have a basic style. The problem with a lot of the current mind mapping tools is that they go spinning out of control with colors and photos and they lose their professional feel. Since we do business to business web and UI design, and I am a mind map user, I would be happy to help with advise along these lines. thanks
  8. dadapotok

    why and for what I quit evernote

    Evernote couldn't get rid of it old cons - it has bad user interface and it works slow. So I quit Evernote after years of trying to benefit from it. I used Basic, I used Premuim for year or two - it doesn't matter. I always end up collecting a bunch of unrelated data I can't use. Sync with that evernote-award-winning Swipes didn't help. Nothing did. I quit Evernote for the bunch of reasons, here's main: speed, structure, user interface and threrefore - usability. Speed Now I use Simplenote each time I need a quick text pastebox or a quick note. 1680 plain text bits and counting. Size varies from the names to articles or the books. Search is a lightning. Launches less than in a second, works offline everywhere, syncs flawlessly. Extra options - txt in zip archive, dropbox sync. For free. Structure Workflowy is for the structure, tasks, notes and thinking process. I keep there 20.000 + and counting notes and texts. Still works faster than Evernote did. 2 seconds to launch desktop chrome app which works offline and 3-4 seconds for mobile app on the iPhone 5. Workflowy has it's cons but there's a structure can't be beaten. I outline my 20.000 notes they way they can be seen in a 600x280px window. Though I prefer 600x780px to see 30 lines of my data. Wonder what are the dimesions and the complexity of the interface needed to handle this data ocean? 600x73px. 8 buttons and a search field. I use 3 of them. Also there were 6 keyboard shortcuts I needed to remember. 2 of them was "copy" and "paste" I happen two know before. Copy and paste works for thousands of notes user can move and outline in the same time. #tags for additional organisation. Works instantly. All tags can be placed anywhere in text. Rest is done by the google drive, google keep, google docs and related services. Images? Paperless? One can shoot and save photos right into the folders on the google drive today. + You can save images for your research right from the google image search. Camscanner is the best tool to digitalize documents. Can't be beaten today. Dropbox provides save features without image fine-tuning. Png, or PDF. Dropbox Recorder app is used to record long audio - this is the only tool I'm not sure is the best on the market, I'll be thankful for better advice. Still - today I see the once revolutionary ideas in the fundament of the Evernote was neatly implemented by others. I can write, record, photo, collect, outline and never forget anything without good old elephant. The thing is Evernote is still the only tool that can do everything at once somehow. So there's a few people might be happy to stick with it. It's just not for me. Every time I've looked at the Evernote for this years I felt a strong urge to redesign it from the scratch. For now - farewell, Evernote. We're done untill I get a letter from the HQ hiring me to prototype the new everything ) PS I decided to post this here because of the continuous error {"success":"false","reason":"csrf_failure"} on the Premium to Basic transition page.
  9. Is there a workaround to getting a tag list? Is using SQL on a copy of the .exb file possible? I've noticed a number of posts on the forum about obtaining a tag list. They seem to dwell on 1) you cannot export or print a tag list in EN and/or 2) it would be a nice feature to have and will you please make it immediately or yesterday. It appears that none of these posts has yielded a definitive answer about a workaround. I have about 3,000 tags. That number is rapidly growing. I access EN two ways: EN for Windows and online in Chrome. I curate the tags in a hierarchy. I am aware that the prevailing consensus seems to be that tags are a superior way to organize one's EN content than notebooks, at least beyond some threshold volume of notes. But it has become tough to organize tags. My tags and their hierarchy are in continual flux as I add notes. I have about 35,000 notes. I continue to add tags and to delete and rearrange them. I am experimenting with the use of "special characters," ie., punctuation characters, to establish various categories. By "curation" I mean inspecting how the tags are organized (naming conventions and hierarchical arrangement) to be sure there is internal consistency. Part of the difficulty in doing so is that: a) there are so many; I can only see a small subset of them at a time; c) lacking an overview, I tend to have several curation and re-organization efforts going on concurrently and/or only partially implemented. d) these curation and re-organization efforts can be in conflict. The whole effort has become analogous to examining an entire landscape sequentially by examining parts of it through the narrow aperture of a drinking straw. But examining things sequentially can never replace simultaneous examination. I want to see all the tags. I need an overview, and to see their hierarchical organization at a glance. I am aware that there is no feature in EN to either print or export tags. Can I extract the tags using SQL? Doing so would not change the actual working file. I could use a copy of my .exb file (Windows platform), perhaps renaming it to a .db, and obtain from that renamed file a list of all of my tags. I recognize it is not good to go into the original backend database file with SQL tools. I would never touch that. It would be helpful to get even just a tag list, regardless of the hierarchical level of each tag. Getting the tags in their hierarchy would be good, though it's not strictly necessary. If you believe that it is infeasible to access the tags in a read-only manner via SQL, please let me know if you are aware of some other option. For example, alternately, is there some third-party software, perhaps analogous to VB for Office, or some macro-like utility of some kind, that would enable me to copy the tags successively, whether from within EN for Windows or EN in my browser, and paste them into MS Word? I am confident that it will be infinitely easier to manage them, once I have them in a word-processing document. I will be able to see the tags and their hierarchical position all at once rapidly, to grok relationships among them, disparities; similar, duplicative labels, etc. Changes to them in a Word doc can then be easily made in the original EN file. I would welcome any suggestions. That said, I do not imagine it would be helpful to question, why do you have so many tags? If you are thinking in those terms, please realize that you may be using EN for entirely different purposes and/or not have as much content. I have about 35,000 notes. Consider that the interrelationships among notes increase enormously as you add new topical areas. I want to track these with the tagging system. Nor do I imagine it would be helpful to ask, how can you use so many notes? Consider that, for the value that I wish to create, I do not need to use them all. Nor is it possible at the moment that I clip them to determine either exactly how I might use them or the likelihood that I will do so. Please realize that the process of capture with EN is often done intuitively, rather than with extensive planning aforethought. In that respect, EN is (or should be) not only a way of managing information. It is also (or should be) a way of managing how to allocate one's limited attention. Likewise, scrolling through a very lengthy tag list in EN for Windows does not support human cognitive strengths and inherent limitations.
  10. ... 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"...?
  11. I developed a web-service which enables evernote users to automate there evernote. The application has three major features: Automatically adding parent tags from tag hierarchies Create rules to modify notes (change tags, move to notebook, organize reminders, share with friends, change title, ...) depending on configurable conditions, whenever notes are updated or created Export your reminders as *.ics file. These files could be subscribed or add to most common calendar applications. With this you can see all your evernote reminders in your calendar app. I'm looking for users for testing my service. You can start as beta tester via this link: filterize.net. Using this link, you can test the service for free until end of June. For feedback you can contact me via different channels. As I like my weekends and I'm also on a normal job you get response within 3 days for every feedback. But if it is not night in Germany you will get it much faster. ;-) Direct contact via email: beta@filterize.net Using personal message within this forum Feedback and feature request could be discussed on the filterize-facebook-page Bugs can be postet on the bug tracker I setup a newsletter for announcements I hope you enjoy the web-service. Start testing now! Update #1: We are in stable status now for standard accounts (Free, Plus, and Premium). Thanks a lot to all testers! Now, we are working on business accounts. If you are interested in testing for business, let me know. Best regards, Pascal Held
  12. I am converting from using a Notebook organizational system to using tags due to the ability to nest tags to several levels. When I am in the "Tag" view, looking at all of my tags and beginning to nest "child" tags underneath "parent" tags (by dragging), I am finding that sometimes EN won't allow the nesting. I have tried to figure out when it will and when it won't allow this (e.g. no nesting under tag with zero occurrences OR no nesting two more levels without an occurrence OR ...), but I am not finding a rhyme or reason for the issue. It just will not allow me to nest some tags while other tags nest without a problem. Please help me. What are the rules for when you can and cannot nest one tag under another? Where can I find these rules? Using Evernote 6.0.3 on MacBook Pro. Thanks!
  13. There are some discussions during the last years e.g. https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/57740-the-benefit-of-using-tags/ https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/35420-nested-notebook-stacks https://discussion.evernote.com/topic/93389-do-you-find-lots-of-notebooks-or-notebook-stacks-useful with a lot of convincing arguments, some good sample szenarios and statements - but also some misunderstanding and conventionalism to different szenarios - anyway, that's how I understand Evernote and its features. What do I mean? Basic considerations: in our private/office surroundings we are used to store a piece of paper in a tray, many papers in a folder, folders in racks etc. Physically (!) organized according to the categorie (shipping note, letter...), date (year...) etc. Similar to groceries in the kitchen. These objects are real and in relatively small quantity. And we have a certain place in mind (folder, rack) where to store - and to find (!). But when the quantity increases to thousands (like in a stock) and furthermore gets virtual like in a database like Evernote. Organization is done not by physics, but by information management. Not a certain place is relevant for organization, but other items. As a result the objects (goods in stock, files in computer, data in database) are stored chaotically (files - even cut in pieces, the FAT knows ...). How to organize this chaos? Well, each object gets one or more flags with description(s) of the essential features (producer, type of device, identifier, ...). What does this mean for Evernote? (The following items are valid - in my view - for those who use Evernote as a big database with occasional access as for those with daily intensive use in conjunction with shortcuts/favorites...) notebooks: there is no need for more than one=1 notebook (or only a few). As they do (should!) not have any relevance to organizational methods. Exception: (1) synced notebooks and local notebooks=no cloud=no syncing (2) notebook sharing in business version, (3) archive (not necessarily), (4) temperary purpose (as shown below). tags: they are the above mentioned flags. And - with an intelligent (!) nomenclatura - in a very effective manner. Name and structure of tags has to consider their handling: (1) tagging=assign one ore more tags (2) search via task symbol or left column (Windows) or saved search (3) shortcut/favorite. that means: criteria are (a) as few tags as possible (b) self-explanatory names (c) easy tagging via task bar icon (d) easy search via task bar icon task hierarchy: this is a logical (!) synopsis where the user can build a structure of tags. It only is of logical interest with user-relevant topics. And this must be understood - for the behaviour of Evernote this structure is completely non-relevant. There is no effect if a tag is located in the 1. or 2. or...level n. And that means: there is no relationship between the logical tag structure/hierarchy and the mode of operation of the tags. Expressions like "nested tags", "child-tags", "parent-tags" put the focus to an apperent properties which do not exist. (one implication following: the names of tags must be unique, even if they are located in different levels). You may swirl the above shown structure e.g. put all categories and tags in level 1: the logical structure is gone, but the tags work in the same way as before. Example (extract) in consideration with my own tag synopsis: transferring this blog via task bar icon to my Evernote I tag as follows: .WHEN .WHAT = category 1. level .IT = category 2. level .IT_Evernote = category 3. level IT_en_forum = tag 4. level IT_en_literature IT_en_syntax IT_en_tag = tag 4. level .IT_software IT_soft_windows10 .IT_hardware IT_hard_SSD .projects .projects_active proj_2016_SchermElectronic_PreAmplifier .projects_finished xproj_2015_Beyerdynamics_DT880 .WHO .company comp_Microsoft .media media_NYT media_xyz .person pers_TMichael = tag 3. level .WHERE .city city_washington city_london Given tasks are bold faced. Three tags on 3. and 4. level - number of level doesn't make any difference tags with a prefix (. oder @ or # ) are not used as tags - they are catagories, classes in order to organize in a logical/topical manner. tags are only those without any prefix. And these "real" tags are always in the highest level of the appropiate tree. Never the 1st oder 2nd in my synopsis. The naming of the tags follows the class. "pers_TMichael" indicates, that the tag belongs to the class "person" (shortform "pers") and the name of the person is "TMaichael", separated by a "_" (do not use space, because of more difficult use in searches). This has advantages for tagging and searching procedure: input of "pers_" lists all task with this leading expression. Even for a list of all notes which have the "pers"-prefix: make a search like "tag:per_*" and you will get all notes with tagged as persons. (same with "tag:IT_en_*" shows all notes with Evernote-tags). Advantage: the Evernote user only has to remember resp. keep in mind a small quantity of categories like "IT_en" or "pers", the rest will be listed by Evernote. Not hundreds or thousands of tags to remember. The part ".projects" (every project contains a bunch of notes) will show two items: name of tag might contain catagory and more than one identifier to differ and inform as well. When the project ist finished, the tags gets the prefix "x" and is moved to the project_finished section. The according notes themselves are not involved which is logical: this does belong organization and not the contant of the notes. Thus one has access to all active projects with "proj_" and to finished projects with "xproj_". And how to manage a project with a bunch of notes? This is another question...remember the barkeeper in "Irma la Douce"? With this tag naming I don't see any need for tagging the whole bunch of tags from the 1st up to the highest level proposed by JMichaelITX. There is no advantage but much more work. (even in case of listing all WHAT-notes one can do this with a temporary tag; but I don't think this is a realistic or often used szenario). Thus said the pseudo NB tags which are proposed by JMichaelITX do not make any sense in my opinion. The names in the first level in JMichaelITX's synopsis start with NB. What happens if you drop this NB and make it Business, Personal, IT etc. - nothing. Simulate the existance of notebooks which do not exist is self-deception. It is more confusing than illustrative, the "NB" is an empty statement. I think it is better to change way of thinking and stop using notebooks for organization, even as pseudo or wannabe. Last but not least: JMichaelITX mentioned the use or reminders with these pseudo NB-tags. But - what about using a search like "remindertime:*" or "remindertime:day -remindertime:day+2" or "remindertime:year -remindertime:year+1" and so on ? And if you use check boxes too: "-remindertime:day+2 remindertime:day-7 todo:false" will list tasks with reminders from last week till tomorrow. Transfer these and other saved searches to shortcuts and position them on top of the shortcut list. Done. I agree, this approach (tag naming etc.) is not new, often proposed and discussed in similar modes in this forum. Nevertheless my impression is that many users don't see the difference between tags themselves (function, importance, usage) and the nature, properties of the tag synopsis. As well as being proud to use no or only a few tags. Or flag their notes with keywords in the title. And so on.. Waiting for constructive criticism, counter-arguments, improvements, questions...
  14. I just upgraded to version 6 and am not sure that is the problem, but I am unable to nest existing tags beneath a newly created one. Existing tags can be nested with each other just fine. But, if I create a new top level tag and drag an existing tag on top of it, it just snaps back. Am I missing something? Ken
  15. Need the ability to NEST notes and notebooks; started abandoning Everynote as a result. Been using Evernote for a few years. Now using it heavily and tags aren't cutting it and wastes more time trying to organize and manage tags and stacks. Please do not respond explaining the benefits of tags, keywords, search, stacks. Keep the benefits of tags, keywords, search, stacks ~ just not at the expense of the nested hierarchy. No links to related articles, tutorials, demos, blogs on how to use tags and how to organize. ---- Keep the tags, but please allow nesting. Notebook and stacks, tags...aren't getting the job done. One can say it is mindset, need to change the mindset and adjust to a new way of organization. Spent obscene amount of time over the last 2 years trying to use and adjust to tags; reading blogs, best practices, research etc..even looking for 3rd party add ons, iOS apps etc. The more content added, the more content that gets lost... the larger volume of data the harder it is to find... must rely on memory for search terms, tags etc. Nesting allows an easy way to browse and find content. Also, you can train a group of people to work within hierarchy, but not tags.
  16. Just from a brief review, it seems that everyone has the same questions, and they often raise them as they explore. I would imagine that this who answer can get impatient as the same questions pop up daily. Thanks in advance for your patience. I’ve been using Evernote for about 2-3 weeks. I’ve got a Macbook Pro and an iPhone 5. My initial model was to use a traditional unlimited hierarchy. I was initially concerned about 3 levels, but then questioned my mental model. Most all the stacks of papers on and around my desk (timberrrr) end up in two file drawers. Well, I could replicate that with two stacks. And it’s probably easier to find what I’m looking for online with a search. In my file cabinet, my auto insurance might be in an insurance folder, or a car folder….and was it filed under C for car insurance or I for Insurance-car? I can live with three layers. I may have to use search more than browse. Even in my first few weeks, I've reorganized. I expect I'll do more. Moving within a level is easy. But what about changing the document type from one level to another? Can I change a note to a notebook, and (I won't list the other five permutations). If not, how have others handled this? I know I can create a new empty document, copy the information than delete the original, but the extra steps seem unnecessary.
  17. Hello, Though I really do like the new evernote interface, I am not able to group my tags under each other, have sub-sections within each other - or well - basically a hierarchy. Is there an alternative option or is there a way to switch back to the old evernote. Thank You.
  18. I have been using nested tags for some time now to organize my notes. For example I have a 'root' tag called "people" under which I have nested "the wife", "the kid", "the boss" And I have a root tag called 'employers' under which I have tags for my current and former employers. This enables me to link notes across notebooks. In Evernote 6 for Mac non-MAS (I have tested this with first 6.0.2 and now 6.0.5) I can no longer nest new tags. And I cannot unnest my tags. Hope EN will fix this in a future release (soon).
  19. I've been using EN for awhile and there are two designs which I think doesn't make sense at all despite its other advantages. FIRST is the tag system. When searching a tag with its children tags, it shows only the notes with the tag been searched instead of all notes tagged with it and its all children tags. Let me say more about why it's wrong. Tags have two features: 1. Different from the notebook system, a note can be assigned multiple tags. 2. Tags can be organized as an hierarchy. This means tags can be used as a referring to the concepts of real world (as concepts are structured as hierarchy too). For example: PhotographLandscapePortraitB&WThen when we use it to organize photos, we can tag those general photos with 'photograph' and those more specific with 'Landscape', 'Portrait', etc. It's very natural. If we want to view all photos, it's also natural to search tag 'Photograph' or click it at the tag list. But here comes the problem, EN shows only the notes tagged with 'Photograph'. Now if I want to view all photos, I'll have to search all the tags under Photograph which is really stupid. Or in order to do so, I'll have to tag all photos with 'Photograph' then tag some again with 'Landscape' etc. So it gets more stupid when a photo is tagged with two tags both indicate it's a photo. SECOND is the 'select to start editing' setting. I think for most of us, it is only when we create a new note that we actually need to edit the note instantly. In other conditions, which happens more often, we just need to take a quick look at the note or to copy something from it. So it's very weird every time when I select a note in order to view it then it enters 'editing mode' with the cursor blinks. Sometimes it even highlights the title of the note in which case if I press any key on the keyboard by mistake the title would be gone. It's not friendly at all. And it may happen more often when copying something from it (with large paragraph of text selected as highlighted). So the way I see it, either should the note be added with a 'start to edit' button or should it be added with a 'lock/unlock' button to prevent changes by mistake. In a word, we need a 'view only mode' which is only one click away from editing. This 'one click' is not such a burden for editing (I think) and could make our notes way more secure. I've been using Devonthink at the same time who has the 'lock/unlock' button which is really handy. But sadly it organizes tags the same way as EN does which makes me confused big time. What do you think, guys?
  20. I hate to open a old topic but it really is needed. I would really like to add sub-stacks (2 level hierarchy of stacks) Even if its not a Stack at the high level it’s a Group that I can put a stack or a few stacks under. Right now it’s a long list of Stacks, when I could get it down to a small list of 7 or 8 Each of the stack. Example Top Level MyBizs -> Accounting (stack) -> Taxes(Stack) ->Notes MyBizs -> Accounting (stack) -> Payroll(Stack) ->Notes MyBizs -> technology (stack) -> WebsiteInfo(Stack) ->Notes MyBizs -> technology (stack) -> Networking (Stack) ->Notes MyBizs -> Sales (Stack) ->Products (Stack-> notes MyBizs -> Sales (Stack) ->Services(Stack) -> notes Personal -> Home (Stack) -> projects(stack) -> notes Personal -> Money(stack) -> Budget (Stack) -> notes School -> KidsSchool (Stack) -> Davy (Stack) -> notes School -> KidsSchool (Stack) -> Jenny (Stack) -> notes Toys-> CAR (Stack) -> jeep (Stack) -> notes Toys-> CAR (Stack) -> Ion (Stack) -> notes Toys-> Bike(Stack) -> JimsDirtbike (Stack) -> notes
  21. When trying to tag a new note created in Evernote for Android, the tag list has no hierarchy, rather its in alphabetical order. Anyone else find this counter-intuitive? I've gone through the trouble of creating the tag hierarchy only to have it removed when needed in Android. If any dev's are checking this out, this is just a constructive criticism of EN5 for Android. It would be more efficient to have the tag hierarchy maintained when trying to tag a note in Android. The only workaround I know is to create tags that have the hierarchy in them. This becomes cumbersome and the tags get long. For example: Projects Projects.Work Projects.Personal Projects.Home Projects.Home.Basement Projects.Home.Attic Music Music.Business Music.Songs Music.Song Ideas Music.Song Ideas.Completed etc.
  22. I know there are other threads on this, but the more the merrier. I am a researcher with an extensive evernote archive. I use primarily the web clipper and have 5,000 or so notes. They are sorted into about 20 notebooks according their medium (image, report, audio, news article, video, etc.) and they are tagged based on several hundred intersecting topics (e.g., europe, EU, Turkey, democratization, accession, constitution, civil society, etc.) Say I want to share everything I have saved about Turkey with someone. I have about 500 notes I would like to make available, but there is absolutely no way for me to do that unless I move them each to a single notebook... thus stripping them their classifications and half of my matrix hierarchy. I REALLY need to be able to share based on tags (ideally) or duplicate and copy to a notebook that I can then share. The database I am constantly curating is made obsolete by my inability to make it available. Evernote has been the most amazing tool to gather all my difference sources, but this is a pretty glaring hole that is disappointing to have not been addressed despite all the user feedback. Please help with this!
  23. I'm a frequent Evernote user, on multiple platforms. I depend on it, and I desperately want to like it. But it frustrates me every single time I interact with it. I write this in the hopes that I'm just missing something. To me, the most transformative benefit that came with storing things digitally was the availability of an arbitrarily deep hierarchy. No longer did I have to limit myself to a sheaf of notes stapled together inside a manila folder inside a file drawer. I could create a lush hierarchy that let me quickly navigate to my current area of focus, and brought complete freedom to subdivide that focus, or not, as deep or shallow as I chose.* Here's the key: When I add a note, I may not remember how I've organized things in this "region" of my brain precisely. I want to see that organization explicitly, so I can decide where the new information belongs. If there's already a note on this topic I may want to add to it rather than force myself to look in two places for it. If there are related ones that are diverging into multiple clusters I may want to split them. Throwing my new note into an unsorted pile and hoping search can find it later feels like throwing it away to me. Evernote is a big step backward from files stored in filesystem folders in this respect. I acnowledge all the powerful data entry tools that come with EN -- that's why I use it. But in terms of organization we're all the way back to manila folders (Stacks) containing sheaves of paper stapled together. Why? What's so hard about putting notes in a folder hierarchy? Is there some downside to this that I can't see? -J * I fully recognize that tags are in one sense more general than a folder hierarchy in that they allow a single item to be associated with multiple organizational nodes. But that strength is also their weakness -- they don't allow you to rediscover the hierarchy as you navigate it.
  24. I am new to evernote and think of organizing my data. I found this information in the forum: Sorry, but Evernote only supports a very shallow hierarchy: Stacks / Notebooks / Notes So there really are no sub-notebooks (like sub-folders). Are there any plans, to extent the hierarchy? (And thanks for the programm: I use it for two days now and I am extremly happy)
  25. Hi, I just started using Evernote to implement my GTD system based on the "After the book" method but i faced a tricky situation : i don't know how to create tags which are “nested” inside one another in order to organize all my notes (and i really tried to find it out for hours!!). Does anybody have a solution to his issue? Thank you.