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Format painter

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I would love to see a format painter to be able to quickly matching font, size, etc. from one area of a note to another.

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I agree, please add this feature. It's so frustrating and time-consuming to have to format each section separately. Also, how do you vote here, I'm clicking the up arrow over 11 and it won't increase the vote count?

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A format painter would be great.  FYI, in the mean time, don't forget that you can paste text only from your clipboard content with keyboard shortcut.  

For Mac it's  Command-Shift-V

It appears to use the text format at the note location where the text is pasted, as I'm trying to demonstrate below.

Here's 14 point Comic Sans Bold Italics

And here's the paste of the above line: For Mac it's Command-Shift-V

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I agree.

A quick Google seems to indicate that people have been asking the same question for 9 years......I wouldn't be without Evernote and I'm happy to pay for the Premium account, but this missing feature and the fact its been requested for so long seems poor. What development are they actually spending all our premium subscriptions on? :)  

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On 7/30/2017 at 3:38 PM, Potcha said:

I am quite surprised that this has yet to be implemented. I was certain I had been overlooking where to find this option when I googled it. Is there anyone here who can help me understand what the difficulties are in adding this? 

I'm guessing it's because Evernote is effectively supporting already horrendously complex HTML.  When I merge clips from multiple different websites into a single note, each with their own complex multi-level style sheets, I'm just staggered that it can make any sense of it.  So what looks easy on screen hides massive complexity under the covers.

But that doesn't mean to say I don't need it - I resort to the 'Simplify formatting' command so often that I've nearly given up trying to format anything in Evernote - that's not good for my notes, or for Evernote's long term survival.  Please do it!

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Essential addition. This functionality is now apparent in nearly every note editing / creation / mailing software today. 

A big miss

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Agree entirely - for $90 NZD per annum for Premium, I'm very disappointed with the lack of formatting options - I often have to cut and paste into Word to edit/format and then paste back into Evernote.....

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I have posted a new request to "Change text size for selected text in an individual note" to consolidate this and similar requests into one request.
PLEASE copy this request name, search for it in the Evernote Home Page, and vote for it by clicking the up arrow in front of the request. Maybe we can get the Evernote teams attention. 

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@Dave.Robinson16@Gmail.com, I really don't know why you're creating brand new entries for requests which have already been documented. If you have more specifications to add, you could just do so as an amendment to this discussion.

Just my (not so) H. O.

@Pixie8, did you VOTE on this idea? (Top of discussion, left side: up or down carat)

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I am quite surprised that this has yet to be implemented. I was certain I had been overlooking where to find this option when I googled it. Is there anyone here who can help me understand what the difficulties are in adding this? 

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Dear Evernote team,

Focus on what customer wants. Not what you think is important. A similar topic is up since 2010.

If you are not going to implement a format painter then make your product right. Same font and textsize paragraphs sometimes doesn't match and most of the time format freaks out without reason.

Please, Fix it.

BR,

A paying user.

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Completely needed.  Waste way too much time trying clean up fonts.    This is a primary reason I'm considering a onenote swap.

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Still no format painter after all these years and so many requests, and the reason why I left Evernote. Why?

1. My notes look a mess or I need to waste time to get paste content into the same format as the test of page.

2. It's an obvious feature gap that peeps @ Evernote should not be dependent on community to inform of need.

** But the main reason why is **

3. It's clear that Evernote doesn't listen to or care about their customers despite what they say. Actions count. Talk is cheap.

Sayonara Evernote.

 

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7 hours ago, Hotshoe said:

Still no format painter

You're welcome to add your vote to this request.  The vote button is at the top left corner of the discussion and there are currently 2CAB6768-3202-41A3-B0A8-CC7900F069DD.jpeg.2711db3444b935d3b7c66aa67ce667f0.jpeg user votes.

For my use, a format painter is more of a word processing tool, than a note tool.

If it's something you need, a work-around is the Evertool utility

>>and the reason why I left Evernote

And yet you're still here.  How can we miss you if you won't go away

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