Some might not know but the documentation that is built into DEVONthink, DEVONnote, and DEVONagent Pro was always also available as PDF. But after the relaunch of our website they looked strangely old-fashioned I have to admit. In the last few weeks I reworked the layout and adapted it to our new design. And, as I was at it, I dropped the landscape-oriented PDF for reading on the screen in favor of an ebook. (more)
After the update to the “DEVONthink Arbeitsbuch” Take Control Publishers have released version 2.o of Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 popup: true. The new version has expanded in length by nearly 50 pages over the first version and helps you: … (more)
Michael Malzahl has updated his DEVONthink Arbeitsbuch popup: true, an introduction and step-by-step guide to DEVONthink in German language. If you have purchased a copy of this ebook from us you’ll receive an update notification and download link soon.
German handbook writer Michael Malzahn has put together a brand new workbook for DEVONthink in German language. DEVONthink — Das Arbeitsbuch introduces the reader to our information management software step-by-step from the installation to the deepest corners of the program. Many screenshots, tables, and a keyboard shortcut list make the 248-page ebook a must-have for German-language DEVONthink users. (more)
Just before Christmas Joe Kissell, the author of Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2, Take Control of Your Paperless Office and many other great books, called and told me that he would be driving from his home in Paris, France, to Nürnberg, Germany. He managed to make a pit-stop and we managed to have lunch at the Rossknecht, a traditional German-cuisine restaurant here in Bietigheim-Bissingen, right in the middle of the busy Sternlesmarkt Christmas market. (more)
A while ago we worked with Take Control Ebooks to bring you Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 as an addition to our built-in documentation. We asked Joe Kissell to write the ebook as he is not only an avid DEVONthink user but also a great tech writer who knows how to explain things to non-techie people. (more)
When strange things happen on a Mac, like settings not being stored, license codes not being accepted, or DEVONthink databases behaving unexpectedly, file permissions could be the cause. UNIX permissions and Access Control Lists (ACLs) define what the logged-in user and the applications opened by her can do with items in the file system. If you want to learn more about permissions, have a look at Take Control’s new ebook Take Control of Permissions in Snow Leopard which explains this geeky subject in easy language and hands-on manner.
A few weeks ago Take Control Ebooks has published Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2, and ebook that complements DEVONthink’s built-in online documentation and helps you, well, getting started with our document and information manager. Here is a nice email we received from DEVONthink user Scott McGrath that I would like to share with you: … (more)
Just a quick note that Joe Kissell talks about his new ebook Take Control of Getting Started with DEVONthink 2 on MacVoices. Definitely something worth listening to!
And on another note: Our HQ will be closed from tomorrow until Tuesday, April 6, 2010 (Easter school holidays). Support by email will, as always, still be available, of course. (more)