Archive for February, 2007

Yeehaw! DEVONthink Pro Office is Final!

Just a quick note that we have just released DEVONthink Pro Office 1.3 (and DEVONthink Pro 1.3) as a final! Finally, after an extensive public beta test, we now declare it officially as read for prime time. Click here to read the news, and click here to download the new version!

Tuesday Tip: Switching Panes with the Keyboard

A less well-known keyboard shortcut that works in nearly every Mac OS X application including DEVONthink is Alt-Tab. It switches forward through all panes of the frontmost window. In DEVONthink Pro’s Three Panes view, for example, from: groups to documents to the view/edit pane and back to groups.

Time to shut down for a day

For most people who are like us, being without a computer and Internet access, is unthinkable. We are already getting very uneasy when our DSL line is dead for one, two hours. Can you survive for 24 hours without your computer? To be honest, I think I can. And so I have just signed up for Shutdown Day. Can you, too?

Review: DEVONthink and the Fujitsu ScanSnap

MacGeneration has posted a test of the Fujitsu ScanSnap S500M and explictly mentions DEVONthink Pro Office as the software-to-have when you use this scanner. So, if you’re francophone, read it here. And if you don’t read French, read the Google translation here. Thank you, Christophe!

New User Portraits Section in the DEVONacademy

If you were every curious what other people do with our applications, I have something new for you: I have moved the user portraits to a new section in the DEVONacademy. They used to be buried here in the blog but now they’re not only nicer organized but can be found much easier. Visit the new User Portraits section here.

Tuesday Tip: Video Intro to DEVONthink Pro Office

DEVONthink Pro Office comes with three advanced features over the regular Pro edition: email archiving, paper capture including optical character recognition (OCR), and web sharing. To make them easier to master, we’ve just published a brand new video tutorial that demonstrate them live and in color. Watch the new tutorial here.

WordPress Crash

When I moderated a new comment this morning, WordPress or mySQL completely garbled the blog database. I had to go back to a back from two weeks ago, but we lost the forthcoming Tuesday Tips that I had already written as well as all comments made by you in the last two weeks. So, we’re not censoring, we’ve just become a victim of technology 🙁

Using DEVONthink for GTD

Our user John Wiegley has created a number of useful scripts and instructions on how to use DEVONthink as a Getting Things Done (GTD) task manager. So if you are a DEVONthink user and you are into David Allen’s great productivity methods, you need to have a look at these great scripts!