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How do I create strike-through style text on Mac Evernote?

I can create strike-through style text on Windows Evernote. But cannot find the button on Mac version
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Should I use Evernote or Org-mode for taking notes?

I am looking for an app that will help me manage my notes, and after coming across Org-mode, I was wondering whether Org-mode's functionality is strong enough that it can remove the need for me to use ...
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Extract OCR text from Evernote

Evernote does OCR on the images you save to it. Is there a way to get the full text equivalent for an image in Evernote, or is the OCR only for searching?
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How can I convert Evernote's notes to standard TXT files?

I love Evernote, but I don't want to be locked into to it for life. I know there's a way to export my data from there, but do you know how I can convert each individual note into a simple text file?
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Is there a way to have syntax highlighting or code blocks with Evernote?

How do you take notes on code snippets and or command line sequences in Evernote (Mac or PC)? Is there a way to have code blocks like the 'Code Sample' buttons here: example Any way to have colored ...
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How do you hide or archive a note in Evernote?

Is there a way to hid a note or archive it so that it isn't "in my face" in Evernote? I have some reference notes, that I don't need to see all the time, but I still want them accessible via ...
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Evernote hijacked my CTRL+Alt+V shortcut. How can I get it back?

I use CTRL+Alt+V to "paste special" all the time. Unfortunately, Evernote has hijacked the functionality, so my shortcut key creates a new note instead of doing what I want. How can I disable the ...
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Keep one consistent font spacing and face in Evernote

How do I get Evernote to display consistent font spacing and typefaces when viewing the app? I basically only use the Windows downloaded app and the iPhone app and never actually change the font but ...
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How can I export an evernote account into Emacs.org?

I am currently using evernote but I have since moved to emacs for many tasks so I would like to access everything from emacs. How can I move all my evernote data to emacs-org mode?
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Evernote from vim

I search a way to edit evernote notes from vim I begin with this #!/bin/bash evernoteDir="$HOME/Library/Application*Support/Evernote/data" dataDir=$(ls -trlh $evernoteDir| tail -n 1| awk '{print ...
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evernote versus confluence

I need a solution to keep track of important information (links, reference info) for my family and to try to remove tons of paper that we have around the house with information. I would expect my wife ...
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Identifying .doc/.docx files that contain images

I'm moving my notes to evernote. To this end I need to convert .doc/.docx files to rtf. The reason for this is that I have a script to import rtf into evernote. However, some of my .doc/.docx files ...
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OneNote: Import data from other sources?

In MS OneNote, is it possible to import data from other sources? (Like Google notebook, Evernote, etc?) If so, what are the steps to do this?
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Finding all notes that have no tags in Evernote?

Is there some way to create a saved search that shows all notes that don't have any tags assigned?
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Move notes from Evernote to OneNote

I want to move my < 4000 notes from Evernote to Microsoft OneNote 2013. I tried the Ever2One Converter but it doesn't work. Is there any other way to move my notes in a batch?
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sync Nevernote (Evernote clone) notes to my own server

Supposedly, it used to be possible to sync Evernote notes to your own server. I would like to use the open source clone NeverNote, to sychronize to my own server. Is there a way of doing this? Here ...
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Remove duplicated notes in Evernote

I ended up importing hunderds of notes that already were in the database. Anyone knows how to automaticly Evernote Remove duplicated Notes?
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How to type greek letters and equations into evernote or any other OSX application

How can I type greek letters and mathematical equations into Evernote or any other OSX application?
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What functionality does Dropbox provide that Evernote does not?

I currently use Evernote as a catch-all storage system, note-taking app, and file transfer system. What, if anything, would Dropbox add to my capabilities? (If it matters, I'm an OSX/iphone/ipad ...
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Is Evernote a good task management system? [closed]

Someone recently recommended Evernote and I wanted to see if anyone has an opinion on this software as their main task management system. It seems like it might be overkill
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Is it possible to move from delicious.com to Evernote?

Is it possible to move all links from my delicious.com bookmarks to Evernote?
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Preventing OSX from using “smart” curly quotes

Is there a way to prevent OSX from using curly double and single quotes by default? I use Evernote to store SQL commands for reference and instead of getting " and ' when typing I end up with ‘ and ”. ...
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Is it safe to synchronize Evernote notes from my laptop to a public computer?

I have a private laptop and have some Evernote notes on it. Is it safe to sync the notes to a public computer running Windows 7, where I am not the administrator(I am a common user with my own ...
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How do I start e new note in Evernote with the cursor in the title instead of the body of the note?

When using Evernote on Windoes the default starting field is the body of the document. While the first line of the body becomes the title, I prefer to have my title not part of the body. I also would ...
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How can I edit the markup of a note in Evernote directly (Windows)?

I am looking to be able to remove, and update notes within the Windows Evernote client. The editor is moderately powerful, but I would like to edit the markup directly. I'm not even sure if Evernote ...
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Online PIM Needed: EverNote + Cozi =?

I am looking for an online solution with free-form note-taking ability like OneNote or EverNote, and also a robust calendaring system (tasks, repeating appts, notifications). Cozi has a great calendar ...
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How to write music theory symbols in Evernote?

I want type my music theory class notes in Evernote but I can’t seem to figure out how to do this correctly. I have managed to put following symbols in Evernote just by copy and pasting but some as ...
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How can I move the database location of Evernote successfully?

I am currently on Evernote 4.5.x and lost quite some data because I didn't notice that the crashing Evernote deleted recently created notes due to space limitations in my TC container. I am not happy. ...
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Embedding an Excel attachment in Evernote

I'm looking for a practical way to share an Excel sheet with my spouse through Evernote, so that we can both consult and modify it. I know that you can simply attach an Excel sheet in an Evernote ...
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Evernote Firefox Plugin Tagging Problem

I have a usability problem with the evernote firefox plugin (the standalone plugin, which is active when the evernote client is not installed on the underlying machine) In the above screenshot I am ...
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Creating Evernote Note from the command line

Is there a way to create a Evernote note from the command line? At best I would like to be able to edit the same note later via the command line as well.
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Evernote Note filesize

I wonder if there is an option (inside of Evernote or outside of it, manually with the help of 3rd party tools) to locate the biggest notes inside of Evernote? I want to remove those or put them into ...
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Bulk delete unassigned tags in Evernote

Is there a way in Evernote to bulk delete unassigned tags?
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Web clipping / note taking software on Linux

I use this great web-clipping and note taking app called Evernote on my Windows machine. However, there's no Linux version of Evernote (doesn't work properly in Wine). I would like to get some ...
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Reset ctrl + alt + T to operate Evernote Tags instead of Windows 7 tools?

I use evernote, which uses the hotkey ctrl + alt + t to open a specific window to tag notes. At some point in time, Windows 7 stole that combination to open a system dialog "Tools for the active ...
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Evernote update does not work

Automatic Evernote update says there is new version. I click "Download and install", download probably works as the progressbar slowly fills up. Then Evernote restarts but version is still the same ...
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How to search for all sub-tags of a specific tag with Evernote?

This question applies to the Desktop versions of Evernote (for PC and Mac). Say you have the following tags Work ->Job 1 ->Job 2 Since job1 and job2 are subtags of Work their items are only ...
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Create keyboard shortcut for context menu item

Evernote Mac has a feature called "Copy Classic Note Link" that I constantly use, it only appears in context menu when you right click a note like this: Although it has a shortcut Option-C, but ...
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Menu Bar that shows Evernote note list

Is there a mac application that shows a list of note titles from an Evernote notebook from a menu bar icon on Mac OS X? I use Evernote for task-management, and would like a way to quickly see all the ...
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Evernote Windows Client can not connect to server

I am using evernote windows client. As the title suggests, it can not sync, giving error message "Can not connect to the server". Other applications can connect to the internet. I can use evernote ...
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Switching to Evernote from Emacs [closed]

I have been using Emacs in orgmode with Dropbox for organising many of my files and I am thinking of switching to Evernote. I would beinterested to hear if anyone else has made the switch and to hear ...
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Removing unused EverNote tags

I am using EverNote from the web interface and have removed all my notes, but the tags which were previously associated with those notes have not been removed. Is there a way to automatically remove ...
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How do I banish the Evernote Helper once and for all in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard?

I want Evernote to open when I need it and then I want it closed when I close it. I've repeatedly removed the helper from my login items, yet it keeps reappearing. Apparently, every time I open ...
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Having emailed notes to Evernote go to a specific notebook

Is there a way in Evernote to have emailed Notes go to a specific notebook that isn't the default Evernote notebook?
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Edit Text Outside of Evernote (Mac)

Evernote is fine, but its text editor is strange and not good for storing code snippets. The fact that is allows HTML but can only manipulate a subset of HTML is a bit frustrating. Is there any way ...
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Linux: using Evernote from Emacs?

I would like to know if there is software to be able to use Evernote from Emacs in Linux. I edit my notes with Emacs in a .txt file that has grown to several MBs over the last 10 years, and I would ...
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Is there a way to add OneNote-style tags in Evernote?

I made the switch to Evernote from Onenote a few months ago. For the most part, I like it a lot better, but there are some features I really miss. In OneNote, I can "tag" a line of text by using ...
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Is it possible to give Evernote handwriting recognition?

I have a lot of handwritten notes on my desk. I'd like to scan them in once a week and have the handwritten notes recognised and stored in Evernote, in order to have a full text search for all the ...
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Open a specific Evernote note with hotkey

On my Mac, I'm currently using Keyboard Maestro to open up a text file in TextMate when I press a hotkey. I use this file as a sort of scrap pad. I paste junk in there for later. But I'd like to ...
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Evernote hide list bar

I want to use Evernote to take notes & read pdf side by side on my screen (I use Mac). I remember that OneNote can be minimised properly to be just a side bar on the screen so that I can use the ...