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Evernote For Dummies, 2nd Edition

David E. Y. Sarna

ISBN: 978-1-118-85775-5 May 2014 336 Pages


Organize your life the simple, painless way with Evernote!

Evernote makes it easy to remember things big and small using your computer, smartphone, or the web. If you can see it or think of it, Evernote can help you remember it! Now you can type a text note, clip a web page, snap a photo, or grab a screenshot and Evernote will keep it all.

Through Evernote, you can tap into a free suite of software and services designed to make note taking and archiving simple. Now you'll be able to easily capture any moment, idea, inspiration, or experience no matter what device or platform you are using. The Second Edition of this bestselling book is revised throughout to cover the latest features, updates, and enhancements made to Evernote!

  • Follow the simple steps to quickly register and set up your Evernote account
  • Discover how easy it is to move and organize notes
  • Access all your information on your computer, the web, smartphone, tablet, or e-reader
  • Explore Evernote's open scripting and explore how to be an Evernote developer

Evernote For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the ideal reference to help you take control of your life and get organized with Evernote. This handy guide makes it a breeze use Evernote to store, organize, and access practically anything, everywhere.

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Evernote 5

Chapter 1: What Can Evernote Do for You? 7

Chapter 2: Opening an Evernote Account 13

Chapter 3: Creating Text Notes 29

Part II: Harnessing the Power of Notes 47

Chapter 4: Web Clipping 49

Chapter 5: Working with Audio and Video 59

Chapter 6: Creating Notes from Other Media 73

Part III: Managing Information 87

Chapter 7: Customizing Evernote at Home and Away 89

Chapter 8: Organizing and Searching Your Notes 105

Chapter 9: Synchronizing Notes 127

Chapter 10: Sharing Notes and Notebooks 139

Chapter 11: Exporting, Importing, and Encrypting Notes 155

Chapter 12: Inter facing with Other Products 167

Chapter 13: Troubleshooting Problems 173

Part IV: Just For You: Device-Specific Features 189

Chapter 14: Computers: Windows and Mac 191

Chapter 15: Working with Evernote on Tablets and Smartphones 201

Chapter 16: Using Evernote Web 223

Part V: Expanding Your Skills 231

Chapter 17: Enhancing Evernote with Third-Par ty Applications 233

Chapter 18: Interfacing with Digital Cameras, Scanners, and Smart Pens 247

Part VI: Adding Professional Power 257

Chapter 19: Saving Time with Evernote’s Open Scripting 259

Chapter 20: Connecting with the Evernote Community 267

Part VII: The Part of Tens 273

Chapter 21: Ten Home Improvements 275

Chapter 22: Ten School Shortcuts 281

Chapter 23: Ten Best Business Uses 287

Appendix: Evernote for Developers 293

Index 301