Archive for June, 2012

Get ready for college — with the right tools!

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Learning and studying is much more than just attending classes. You have to take notes, organize papers and handouts you get in class, keep track of suggested web links, and write term papers. But don’t despair! Begin school with a head start: DEVONthink, DEVONagent, and DEVONsphere are your perfect companions. Our educational discounts make them affordable, too, and save you money! Learn more about how you can effectively use our apps for college. Or get your 25% student discount right away.

First batch of video tutorials for DEVONthink online

Through the built-in Support Assistant we have offered slideshow-based tutorials for DEVONthink, DEVONnote, and DEVONagent Pro for a while now. Today I have added the first batch of video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro (Office) to the Tips & Tutorials page. The tutorials explain step-by-step how to work with multiple databases in DEVONthink, adjust the database and import properties, and import and index files. Additional tutorials about tagging and using the smart A.I. features of DEVONthink are already in the works. The...

Wanted: Customer Support Specialist

Welcome to DEVONtechnologies!

Do you use our products on a daily basis and do you know them well enough to explain them to other people or assist them with their questions? Do you have the ability to find out what someone wants to express even if he describes it in an unusual way and using uncommon words? Can you find solutions to common problems with computer software and explain the solution in easy-to-understand language step-by-step? Are you proficient in using online forums and...

Tuesday tip: Export note with linked documents

If you send e.g. a rich text document from DEVONthink or DEVONnote to someone else and the document contained links to other documents, the recipient will not be able to use the links as the other documents are missing. As a workaround select both the document and all linked documents and choose File > Export > As Website. This converts all documents to HTML and resolves the links. The created folder containing all files should even be readable on Windows...

DEVONthink sync technology — public beta 1

As announced two weeks ago, we are releasing our sync technology for DEVONthink as a first public beta today. We have spend time fixing various issues and laying the foundation for much faster Dropbox and WebDAV syncs (as soon as the rest of it is implemented in beta 2, syncs will automatically become a lot faster) in the meantime. So, here’s public beta 1 of our sync technology that allows you to synchronize databases directly between your Macs, indirectly via e.g. shared folders on a...

Tuesday tip: Even better mail rule script

If you like our mail rule scripts for emailing yourself documents and adding them to your DEVONthink inbox or databases, you will like this new script even more. Add it to a rule in Apple Mail and give the rule a distinct name. The messages will get files into a group of the rule’s name in DEVONthink’s global inbox and all attachments in a group with the message’s name. Automatically file messages & attachments.scpt What is this useful for? Create...