Archive for July, 2010

Update for DevonSync to Version 1.4

Wooden Brain Concept have updated their DevonSync shareware utility (US$ 11) to version 1.4. DevonSync synchronizes two copies of a DEVONthink Pro database by only copying the changes. The new version is finally compatible to Mac OS X 10.6 ‘Snow Leopard’, allows you to select which databases to sync, and includes various minor features and bug fixes. Note: As we are not its maker, we do not take responsibility for the well-functioning of this utility.

Tuesday Tip: Import with OCR via Drag-and-Drop

The Folder Action Scripts that we supply with DEVONthink Pro (Office) allows you to turn any folder, e.g. one on your Desktop, into a hot folder. To attach a script to a folder of your choice, do the following: Open DEVONthink Pro and choose Help > Install Add-Ons. Check Folder Actions and install. This creates the “Folder Action Scripts” in ~/Library/Scripts and places our scripts. Or, of this is not available in your version: Copy the scripts from the folder “Extras/Scripts/Folder Actions/” on...

Entrepreneurial Life on DEVONthink and DEVONagent

Lang Riley of Entrepreneurial Life has reviewed DEVONthink and DEVONagent for his own business needs and published a well-done article on his blog. He starts with outlining his requirements as a mind-map, then he comes to a pleasant conclusion: No suprise here as you could already see from the mind map above that the deeper I explored DevonThink Pro Office 2.0 the more convinced I became that there was no competitor in its class and DevonAgent has no analogue that I am...

Tuesday Tip: Black Email of Death

Some of you may have noticed that email messages created by using the “Send by Email” function in DEVONthink appear with a black background in Apple Mail on Mac OS X 10.6.4.  This is actually a bug in the current version of Mail and also affects other applications apart from DEVONthink. Read more about it here. We hope that Apple will fix it soon. Workaround for the moment: Switch the created email from rich text to plain text and back....