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(Archived) Feature Request: Add personal notes to a web clipping

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I'm a newbie (but am loving EN 4!) so if this has been asked/requested before, please don't hold it against me. At least I tried searching first to see if it had.

Anyway, this is my request. When I clip bits of informatiom (most often, webpages or parts thereof) to send to Evernote, it would be so great if I could also add a quick note to myself as to why I'm clipping it.

Here is why:

- Often times the info I'm clipping does not contain the word(s) that I would search on to find it later. For example, the clipping might contain a link to a site that gives useful info on certain medical conditions, but the actual medical conditions names are not in the web clipping itself. I could and probably would tag it "medical" but that's too vague to remind me weeks later why that specific site was of interest. And I don't want to add a tag for every new potential subject because that quickly makes my tag list so unwieldy it becomes useless. (speaking from experience here, already!)

- Second, it would allow us to seamlessly capture our flow of thoughts while they are fresh on our minds, rather than have to go back and construct what it was that made the clipping of interest to begin with.

It would be perfect if this functionality were added in the same smooth way that we can now tag and select the notebook when making a web clipping (i.e. just hit "tab", type info if needed or hit tab to skip, then just hit return). Perhaps even the ability to turn the functionality on or off as a default would be nice.

Thanks for considering this request.

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I use the Chrome clipper, and it allows me to add text to the clip, as does the generic web clipper (which works in Firefox 4). You can also add tags, and specify the destination notebook.

~Jeff

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I use the Chrome clipper, and it allows me to add text to the clip, as does the generic web clipper (which works in Firefox 4). You can also add tags, and specify the destination notebook.

~Jeff

Neat. My employer doesn't want us using Chrome (not sure if it's a security or support issue) but I might check it out for home use.

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I think the generic clipper will work with IE, as well, though I haven't tried it yet. Good luck.

~Jeff

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I use the Chrome clipper, and it allows me to add text to the clip, as does the generic web clipper (which works in Firefox 4). You can also add tags, and specify the destination notebook.

~Jeff

Neat. My employer doesn't want us using Chrome (not sure if it's a security or support issue) but I might check it out for home use.

I have a similar situation at one of the places I work. I run Chrome off of a USB drive where I have installed the Portable Apps version of Chrome along with a handful of extensions, including the Chrome clipper extension.

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