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ScreenCastsOnline airs three-part DEVONthink video tutorial

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ScreenCastsOnline, dedicated to produce quality video tutorials around all things Mac, has started a new mini series about DEVONthink Pro Office. From the description of the first part: DEVONthink is one of the most powerful database applications made for the Mac. In fact, some people have said this one application makes it worth getting a Mac just to run it! In the introductory episode, Todd Olthoff takes us through all of the core features of DEVONthink Pro Office. In this...

New tutorial: Syncing via Dropbox and WebDAV

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If you want to synchronize your DEVONthink databases flexibly and securely via an internet-based service such as Dropbox, Box, CloudMe, or just any WebDAV server, we’ve just added a new tutorial for you. The tutorial explains step-by-step what ‘sync stores’ are and how to set up your sync locations on your Macs and iOS devices. And if you’re prefer to sync directly via the local network, we already published a tutorial a few weeks ago. Click here to browse all tutorials.

First new sync tutorial is online

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After the first few maintenance updates to DEVONthink 2.9 and DEVONthink To Go 2 we’ve now begun to update our tutorials too. The first new tutorial introduces you to synchronizing via direct connections, step-by-step. Click here to visit it. Next on our list is a similar tutorial for synchronizing to Dropbox or WebDAV as well as make the tutorials easier to watch on an iOS device. Please stay tuned.

Tuesday tip: Get started with tutorials and help files

Tips and Tutorials

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. You can find the documentation...

Watch the videos and learn all about DEVONagent Pro

Tutorial Series

Now that we’ve published a large number of screencasts about DEVONthink we have caught up with DEVONagent Pro. In the Support Assistant (choose Help > Tutorials inside the application) you’ll find seven new screencasts showing you how to search effectively with DEVONagent, explaining what search sets, Boolean operators, and wildcards are, and how you can work with the found results. Finally we demonstrate how you can easily automate your research with scheduled search sets. No more excuses for not using DEVONagent...

New tutorials about scanning and setting up a ScanSnap

With DEVONthink 2.4 we have introduced our new scanner/camera import window, and just yesterday we have released an update that makes scanning with Image Capture compliant flatbed scanners or all-in-one devices a lot more comfortable. Today we have published two new tutorials that guide you through the new scanner/camera import window (all editions of DEVONthink) and through setting up a Fujitsu ScanSnap document scanner for use with DEVONthink Pro Office. Check them both out directly in DEVONthink (Help > Tutorials)...

Tuesday Tip: Learn how to search in DEVONthink

DEVONthink let you search your databases using a variety of Boolean operators, advanced operators, parenthesis, and wildcards. In most cases you won’t necessarily need them but when you know how to use them you can search much more effectively. Check out our two new video tutorials that explain all aspects of the Search window and show you how to use DEVONthink’s advanced search operators to build complex queries.

Three new video tutorials for DEVONthink

Tagging

And again we have added three new video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office. Our first tutorial introduces you to DEVONthink’s unique approach to tagging and show you how you can use tags to organize your documents. The second tutorial demonstrates the smart A.I. features from finding related documents to automatically classifying documents, and the third tutorial explains the search field in DEVONthink’s toolbar. Watch the videos in DEVONthink Pro or Pro Office’s Support Assistant (Help > Tutorials) or...

Tutorials also available on Vimeo and YouTube

If you haven’t seen our new video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office you can check them out either inside the app by choosing Help > Tutorials or on our website. In addition we have uploaded all of them now to two popular video hosting sites: visit our Vimeo channel or YouTube channel to watch all tutorials we have so far in your favorite player. We will, of course, add all new tutorials as soon as they are ready.

Two new video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro (Office)

Grouping Tips & Tricks

We have added two new video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office: Structuring a Database and Grouping Tips & Tricks. You can find them in the support assistant that is built into DEVONthink (choose Help > Tutorials) or on our Tips and Tutorials page.