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Articles in the category Learning

November 24, 2016

A User's Journey into DEVONthink: On the Go

I wanted to make this post very much an ‘examples of use’ text rather than just listing the features in the app or talking about the sync — again there is a comprehensive manual and many associated articles that do that. I also wanted to preface it with the fact that for me, the main usage for the app is capturing information whilst away from my Mac, and recalling pieces of information that just won’t wait. (more)

November 10, 2016

A User's Journey into DEVONthink: Professional Academic Workflow

As my professional role has developed I have become more involved in authoring, reviewing, and submitting academic papers, amongst other activities such as grant and report writing. Prior to DEVONthink Pro Office (DTPO), there was a lot of flicking through numerous PDFs and web pages, whilst trying to keep track of different sections of writing, of which there are always several on the go at once. The main apps in use here are DTPO, Bookends, OmniFocus. (more)

October 20, 2016

New Series: A User's Journey Into DEVONthink

I first came across DEVONthink whilst working through one of the periodic urges I get to review and make changes to my digital organisation habits, Again I had become disillusioned with the futile search for ‘one app to rule them all’. I was a longtime user of Evernote, however I’d never been quite satisfied with its storage of files within notes (I’m unable to explain this rationally), and the recent move to limit the usage of free account holders hampered my workflow, which is part personal, part work and across several devices. (more)

October 7, 2016

DEVONthink — Das Arbeitsbuch updated/aktualisiert

Michael Malzahn has updated his German-language ebook DEVONthink — Das Arbeitsbuch with changes for DEVONthink 2.9, DEVONthink To Go 2.0, and the new sync that links the two. If you purchased the ebook on or after July 1st, 2016, you can get the new version for free. Contact the author with your purchase receipt. (more)

December 10, 2013

Get Started with Tutorials and Help Files

DEVONthink and DEVONagent are extremely feature-rich and deep applications, harder to master than, say, a simple to-do list app. But they come with an extensive documentation and many slideshow and video tutorials for many everyday tasks from ‘How to set up a first database’ to ‘How to use DEVONthink in a team’. We explain, e.g., the various options for sharing your knowledge, show you the pros and cons of importing vs. indexing, and give valuable tips. (more)