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"View As Attachment" Keeps Popping Open Inline!

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Hello,

I'm having an incredibly frustrating issue with Evernote. I have hundreds of notes with long PDF slide decks, in combination with longform typed notes. I type these notes in Evernote while viewing/annotating the PDF in a different app. I have these PDFs "view as attachment" because otherwise I would have 70 pages of slides to scroll through before I reach my actual notes.

My problem is that these PDFs pop open to "view inline" ALL THE TIME!!! It happens whenever the note refreshes, whenever I hit Ctrl-Z, whenever the attachment "updates", and at seemingly many other random times. Incredibly frustrating!

I have the overall app setting default to "View Inline", because my primary use for Evernote is a paperless workflow, and in those settings I do need the attachments to view inline. 

PLEASE HELP!!

This has happened for all of the most recent versions of Evernote for macOS (from at least 7.0 onwards).

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Hi.  Unless anyone has any better ideas I can only suggest that you set your preference to view inline,  then sign out of Evernote and back in: then reset the preference for view as attachment and live with the restriction that you'll need to right-click the attachment to deselect 'as attachment' to deal with it inline.  Its not possible (IMHO) to have the best of both worlds in this situation.  You could also make use of external storage and save links rather than files in your stored notes so that the expanded versions don't get in the way...

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Just to confirm, I have also been experiencing this problem with the changing 'view states' of PDF files within notes on my iMac with my most recent version of the Evernote desktop application (7.5 (457109)).

This did not occur at all with any of the previous versions of Evernote so perhaps this issue can be resolved after closer examination of this PDF behavoir.

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YESS!!! A big problem for those of us who have lots of files in a single note.  "View As Attachment" is randomly changing value ever since upgrade Mojave.  PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE Evernote address this issue ASAP.  Workflow is now destroyed.

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I am also facing the same problem.

I am using Evernote App Version 7.6 (457297 Direct) on macOS 10.13.3.

This problem occurs for long time (more than one years).

 

 

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Completely agreed, and having huge frustrations over this with just about every note with attachments.

This has to do both all types of attachments - pdf, Word, Excel.

The "jump" from "attachment" to "inline" often happens when I am editing or just viewing one of the attachment. Specifically when editing. l did not track the exact pattern, but it feels like most often this happens when I Cmd+S on a Word or Excel attachment. All of a sudden al attachments on the given page expand and switch to the "inline" display".

 

Please please please fix!

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I too am experiencing this same issue. Having to scroll through multiple slide to get to my actual notes, and then back again. Continually right-clicking and selecting view as attachment is not helpful at all.

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Related to this, were do I find the preferences to switch between inline and attachment views on Evernote for Mac? 

I have a similar workflow and frustrations as the OP.

Apparently its under settings > Notes on Windows… but not on the Mac.

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I am having the same problem.

I even changed the default view type as "Inline" from settings. However, when I update the document, the current (actually big pdf files) files turn into the inline mode.

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Does Evernote care about customers' difficulty using their service at all?!  After using the Premium service for over 5 years,  we are seriously considering switching to an alternative platform due to the frustrating "PDF view as an attachment" issue. Can anyone please recommend an alternative service? 

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+1 We really need this fixed on mac guys

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