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I am a paid user and have many Notebooks. I have notebooks that relate to my hobbies as well as my career. On laptops that I bring to work, I only want my business-related notebooks to replicate. After installing Evernote on a new computer, is there a way to tell it what notebooks I would want on that computer?

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12 minutes ago, DTLow said:

No, the note export/import creates brand new notes; also moving to/from local notebooks

>>I was going to export the notebook from my main laptop and import it on my travel laptop.

Just wondering why you can't do this export on the travel laptop.  I know you have on-demand set up, but you should still have access to your notes.

 

Basically because if the import creates "new" notes, then updating one of those notes on my main laptop before I leave will not update it on the travel laptop and I certainly wouldn't want that.  

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59 minutes ago, lisec said:

Basically because if the import creates "new" notes, then updating one of those notes on my main laptop before I leave will not update it on the travel laptop and I certainly wouldn't want that.  

I think my point is being missed.
Just before leaving, use the travel laptop and copy the notes to a  local notebook. The notes will be available when offline.

Of course, the best solution is getting your on-demand notebooks to download 

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48 minutes ago, DTLow said:

Just before leaving, use the travel laptop and copy the notes to a  local notebook. The notes will be available when offline.

Of course, the best solution is getting your on-demand notebooks to download 

Gotcha.  Yeah, that's what I was thinking, but I really don't want to leave that to the last minute.  I'll just keep hitting the down button on my list until everything is downloaded (and hope I don't forget anything).

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17 hours ago, lisec said:

I was going to export the notebook from my main laptop and import it on my travel laptop. I figured that HAS to work. BUT.... I'm not sure the notes themselves would remain in sync if I made a change to a note. I'll try it when I get a chance. For now I've been clicking on each note. Damned pain in the butt.

If you have space on your travel laptop just turn off ODS.  Same issue arises with the export if the actual note content doesn't make it to the export.  I would test that with a couple of copied notes first.  If export does include all of the note content, then you could export, delete from main computer, and then import to the travel laptop.  The notes would then sync to the main laptop and all would be to the same.  Key is whether detail is included in the export of an ODS note not referenced in a while.  

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+1 There are hundreds of votes for this across multiple overlapping feature requests! Given the issues surround file architecture on Mac that prevent us from having the same option as Windows users to define a different EN DB location, Selective Sync seems to be the only viable option...

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This seems like such a basic feature to want and by definition it will be the evernote power users (i.e. their paying clients) who want it. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE implement this instead of vanity projects like Dark Mode.

 

Edit: Just noticed my Subscription:BASIC badge... do you know why? Because I have developed master and slave accounts with certain notebooks shared between my accounts as part of the workaround to this missing feature.

 

Evernote is a productivity tool, therefore help us remove information bloat and contextually irrelevant interruptions by helping us build a system that works for people in their various life roles and focuses. Come on guys!!

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7 hours ago, aswilson said:

Edit: Just noticed my Subscription:BASIC badge... do you know why?

This identifies the account subscription tier; Basic, Plus, Premium

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7 minutes ago, DTLow said:

This identifies the account subscription tier; Basic, Plus, Premium

You’ve misread my comment. I know what it is. My point was that I am a premium user but I have multiple evernote accounts. One premium, two basic. I then share certain notebooks between these accounts. I didn’t realise I was signed in here as my free account ID. 

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On 3/4/2015 at 7:06 AM, soundsgoodtome said:

 

 

If Dropbox can do it, Evernote can.

 

It also seems you're failing to understand that selective sync will result in less data being pushed, not more.

 

I look forward to hearing Evernote's thoughts on this, rather than users' speculation on what Evernote can and cannot do.

If Google drive can why not evernote. Selective sync is a must to keep our PC space free for fruitful use. 

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I'm currious learning that this is not implemented in Win / MacOS, because the mobile app (iOS) has this feature and worked the other way round. This shouldn't be to hard to implement.

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wow...till today, the selective sync still not implemented. 

yes, i like the dark mode, but that's not the reason i paid my subscription for.  

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+1 for selective notebook sync. Like others, I have work notebooks and personal notebooks it would be great not to have to sync everything to both user accounts on my laptop.

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Another vote for this feature. Should be able to turn sync on and off on a per-notebook basis so that devices with limited capabilities or roles do not need to have an account's entire note database stored locally.

Example: Want to have one notebook on a client-furnished computer, must not update notebooks related to other clients. Forcing sync of everything would violate all sorts of contractual agreements.

Example: Don't have enough storage on a small tablet/laptop/phone. Self-explanatory. It's great to be able to compose and edit a few notes on a phone, but it's preposterous to pay a many-gigabyte price for doing so.

Example: Don't want to place personal notebooks on a business computer. Requiring this forces people to break company policies, potentially break laws/regulations, etc.

Example: Don't want to have "archived" (i.e., obsolete and no longer used, but kept for record-keeping purposes) notebooks show up on every new device. Big reason we have the cloud, y'know, is so we don't have to to keep copies of everything everywhere.

The suggestion of using separate accounts leads to a proliferation of accounts and authentication data, which is never a good thing. It is also an abuse of Evernote's free accounts, and an unacceptable cost if non-free accounts are required. And, of course, there is the ever-present risk that Eevrnote will change the terms of those free accounts.

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1 hour ago, osibert said:

Another vote for this feature. Should be able to turn sync on and off on a per-notebook basis so that devices with limited capabilities or roles do not need to have an account's entire note database stored locally.

This exists for mobile (Android and iOS) as a premium feature, but not for desktop (Windows, Mac); Windows has a different solution, which is "On demand sync", which is not on a notebook basis. I don't know about the Mac. For web access, it doesn't matter.

1 hour ago, osibert said:

Example: Don't want to place personal notebooks on a business computer. Requiring this forces people to break company policies, potentially break laws/regulations, etc.

So get a business account, separate from your personal account. You can share notebooks between accounts, if you need access to notes in the other account. I do this.

1 hour ago, osibert said:

The suggestion of using separate accounts leads to a proliferation of accounts and authentication data, which is never a good thing. It is also an abuse of Evernote's free accounts, and an unacceptable cost if non-free accounts are required. And, of course, there is the ever-present risk that Eevrnote will change the terms of those free accounts.

I have two accounts, work (free) and personal (paid). Several shared notebooks. Not a problem for me, though now it's easier when I work at home, because I can have my whole work account open in a separate Evernote instance (another premium feature). I have no idea what you mean by "an abuse of Evernote free accounts". What's the abuse? 

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3 hours ago, osibert said:

Should be able to turn sync on and off on a per-notebook basis so that devices with limited capabilities or roles do not need to have an account's entire note database stored locally.

This is a different request than posted above.

Selective Offline Notebooks have been implemented for users with limited storage (small SSDs), on IOS/Android devices.  We need this feature for Windows/Mac devices
- Offline Notebooks provide access for users when not connected to the internet.
- When online, ALL notebooks are available; they "show up" on all devices.

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