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Not sure what's special about my Evernote installation, but after some debugging I found that appending doesn't work unless I do 

 

cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/
ln -s ~/Library/Containers/com.evernote.Evernote/Data/Library/Application\ Support/Evernote
 
( ~/Library/Application Support/Evernote doesn't exist on my computer )
 
Did I say that this Workflow totally rocks?

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Not sure what's special about my Evernote installation, but after some debugging I found that appending doesn't work unless I do 

 

cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/
ln -s ~/Library/Containers/com.evernote.Evernote/Data/Library/Application\ Support/Evernote
 
( ~/Library/Application Support/Evernote doesn't exist on my computer )
 
Did I say that this Workflow totally rocks?

 

 

Thank you!

 

Please, make sure to install Evernote app from evernote.com and not from Mac App Store.

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Hi

 

Found an annoying bug.

 

When i run "enn @test #SOC" The workflow renames the name of the notebook from "test" to ":t:e:s:t: "

Se attached image. 

 

 
Evernote 5.5.1
workflow 8.6
Alfred 2.3

 

 

Can you please test the build below? Thank you.

 

Download Evernote 8.61

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Can you please test the build below? Thank you.

 

Download Evernote 8.61

Carlos,

 

I am having some trouble with the Append functionality. Perhaps I am doing it wrong but when I follow the steps in the help section, it doesn't list any notes for me to choose. After I hit command-enter, the only options available are search engines. None of my notes from Evernote are appearing even though I know there are matches to what is typed so far. See image.... (by the way, I switched to Evernote download instead of app store and I just downloaded 8.61 of the workflow with the same results)

 

By the way... LOVING the new multiline functionality (/n)!!

 

Evernote_8_6__append.jpg

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Carlos,

 

I am having some trouble with the Append functionality. Perhaps I am doing it wrong but when I follow the steps in the help section, it doesn't list any notes for me to choose. After I hit command-enter, the only options available are search engines. None of my notes from Evernote are appearing even though I know there are matches to what is typed so far. See image.... (by the way, I switched to Evernote download instead of app store and I just downloaded 8.61 of the workflow with the same results)

Evernote_8_6__append.jpg

 

The screenshot indicates an error while processing the list.

 

I can’t reproduce it here though.

 

However, the build below tries to isolate the error.

 

In addition, before installing the new build:

 

  • make sure you are using Alfred 2.3 or later
  • go to Alfred Preferences and delete the workflow
  • restart Evernote app and make it synchronize
  • download and install the new workflow version: link
  • make some tests

If you see an error please let me know what it was and give me a step by step so I can try to replicate it.

 

In addition, does the keywords ent and ens work for you?

 

Finally, set Automatic in the workflow preferences (keyword enpref) if you’d like searching always with a wildcard or place an asterisk at the end of your query e.g. ens el*

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The screenshot indicates an error while processing the list.

 

I can’t reproduce it here though.

 

However, the build below tries to isolate the error.

 

In addition, before installing the new build:

 

  • make sure you are using Alfred 2.3 or later
  • go to Alfred Preferences and delete the workflow
  • restart Evernote app and make it synchronize
  • download and install the new workflow version: link
  • make some tests

If you see an error please let me know what it was and give me a step by step so I can try to replicate it.

 

In addition, does the keywords ent and ens work for you?

 

Finally, set Automatic in the workflow preferences (keyword enpref) if you’d like searching always with a wildcard or place an asterisk at the end of your query e.g. ens el*

 

After following your steps, everything seems to be working. Thank you!  Loving all the updates and features!

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Hello,

I was wondering if it would be possible to create a new note from a template? Let's say I create an empty note with several fields and I would like to "clone" it and then fill it in.

It could be quite useful

 

Thanks for sharing this!

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Hello,

I was wondering if it would be possible to create a new note from a template? Let's say I create an empty note with several fields and I would like to "clone" it and then fill it in.

It could be quite useful

 

Thanks for sharing this!

 

When you say "then fill it in" you mean you would manually fill the note? So the workflow would just create an empty note based on a template, right?

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 yes, I meant that

 

How do you work with templates? Do you have a notebook for only them?

 

I’d like to know how would be the best way to search for it then start a new note.

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Hello,

I was wondering if it would be possible to create a new note from a template? Let's say I create an empty note with several fields and I would like to "clone" it and then fill it in.

It could be quite useful

 

Thanks for sharing this!

 

So far I have added 3 ways to work with a template:

Usage 1 - Simple

  • Show Alfred
  • Type the keyword enn
  • Highlight New Note from Template and hit return key
  • Select the template from the list
  • A new empty note window will be displayed

Usage 2 - Intermediate

  • Show Alfred
  • Type the keyword enn
  • Type the note template title (or a part of it enough to be found. See id suggestion below)
  • Highlight New Note from Template and hit return key
  • A new empty note window will be displayed

Usage 3 - Advanced

This is to really automate the process.

The first step is to create a special template as seen below:

entemplate.png

The template note title can be anything but if you optionally add an id (as seen above) the workflow will create a new note with the same template title but without the id. This way it will be easier to see what is the template and what is the note created based on it.

You can use the id approach in Usage 2 too.

Note that the id is like the one above e.g.: (id:cts)

In addition to a different title the template can optionally have placeholders so you can fill a note directly from Alfred. Here is an example:

enn id:cts |Carlos |000-000 |World Cup Ticket

The placeholder |1 will be replaced by Carlos; the |2 by 000-000 and the |3 by World Cup Ticket.

I hope I was clear... :)

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Evernote 8.81

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So far I have added 3 ways to work with a template:

Usage 1 - Simple

  • Show Alfred
  • Type the keyword enn
  • Highlight New Note from Template and hit return key
  • Select the template from the list
  • A new empty note window will be displayed

Usage 2 - Intermediate

  • Show Alfred
  • Type the keyword enn
  • Type the note template title (or a part of it enough to be found. See id suggestion below)
  • Highlight New Note from Template and hit return key
  • A new empty note window will be displayed

Usage 3 - Advanced

This is to really automate the process.

The first step is to create a special template as seen below:

entemplate.png

The template note title can be anything but if you optionally add an id (as seen above) the workflow will create a new note with the same template title but without the id. This way it will be easier to see what is the template and what is the note created based on it.

You can use the id approach in Usage 2 too.

Note that the id is like the one above e.g.: (id:cts)

In addition to a different title the template can optionally have placeholders so you can fill a note directly from Alfred. Here is an example:

enn id:cts |Carlos |000-000 |World Cup Ticket

The placeholder |1 will be replaced by Carlos; the |2 by 000-000 and the |3 by World Cup Ticket.

I hope I was clear... :)

Download

Evernote 8.81

Carlos,

 

Love the template functionality. What characters for the placeholders. I have tried the "pipe" symbol and lowercase L but neither seems to be working for me... I probably just have the wrong place holder in my template. Also what character are you suing when you type the note to delimit the placeholder?

 

Thanks!

Ed

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Carlos,

 

Love the template functionality. What characters for the placeholders. I have tried the "pipe" symbol and lowercase L but neither seems to be working for me... I probably just have the wrong place holder in my template. Also what character are you suing when you type the note to delimit the placeholder?

 

Thanks!

Ed

 

Right now the delimiter is the pipe: |

 

The pipe is used in the note template in a numeric order. If you need, for example, two fields then the note template should have a |1 and a |2 somewhere in the template.

 

When using Alfred you have to know the template title (an unique name) then you can write this:

 

enn template name |field one |field two

 

or without space:

 

enn template name|field one|field two

 

I have just tested the workflow in one template. Send me yours if you can't make it work.

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New workflow build (template):

 

  • template id changed to: (id_some custom name here)
  • enn and a single % sign will bring a list of templates (just a list) that have the id format above: enn %
  • you can use {clipboard} in a template to get the clipboard content
  • you can use {selection} in a template to get the text selection

 

Download Evernote 8.82

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Hello together, 

 

first of all I want to thank all of you, who made this plugin as it iis today. Working with alfred and evernote makes everything so easy for me. 

 

I also want to give you feedback for steps I found. 

 

When I take a screenshot for one of my customer, I have to restart alfred to be able to make a new note. I have tried to change the clipboard entry. But that don´t work either. 

 

Any suggestions? Have anyone from you find a working solution for the picture clipboard?

 

kind regards

Matthias

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Hello together, 

 

first of all I want to thank all of you, who made this plugin as it iis today. Working with alfred and evernote makes everything so easy for me. 

 

I also want to give you feedback for steps I found. 

 

When I take a screenshot for one of my customer, I have to restart alfred to be able to make a new note. I have tried to change the clipboard entry. But that don´t work either. 

 

Any suggestions? Have anyone from you find a working solution for the picture clipboard?

 

kind regards

Matthias

 

It is possible indeed.

 

As soon as I have a working build I’ll let you know.

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So far I have added 3 ways to work with a template:

Usage 1 - Simple

  • Show Alfred
  • Type the keyword enn
  • Highlight New Note from Template and hit return key
  • Select the template from the list
  • A new empty note window will be displayed

Usage 2 - Intermediate

  • Show Alfred
  • Type the keyword enn
  • Type the note template title (or a part of it enough to be found. See id suggestion below)
  • Highlight New Note from Template and hit return key
  • A new empty note window will be displayed

Usage 3 - Advanced

This is to really automate the process.

The first step is to create a special template as seen below:

entemplate.png

The template note title can be anything but if you optionally add an id (as seen above) the workflow will create a new note with the same template title but without the id. This way it will be easier to see what is the template and what is the note created based on it.

You can use the id approach in Usage 2 too.

Note that the id is like the one above e.g.: (id:cts)

In addition to a different title the template can optionally have placeholders so you can fill a note directly from Alfred. Here is an example:

enn id:cts |Carlos |000-000 |World Cup Ticket

The placeholder |1 will be replaced by Carlos; the |2 by 000-000 and the |3 by World Cup Ticket.

I hope I was clear... :)

Download

Evernote 8.81

 

You Sir are the best!!!

Thank you very much for this! I will use it a little bit and I'll give you feedback asap :)

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New workflow build (template):

 

  • template id changed to: (id_some custom name here)
  • enn and a single % sign will bring a list of templates (just a list) that have the id format above: enn %
  • you can use {clipboard} in a template to get the clipboard content
  • you can use {selection} in a template to get the text selection

 

Download Evernote 8.82

 

When I use the approach 3 or enn + %  I always get "Template Not Found" IF I specify a Notebook where the new note should be created with the @ sign. If I don't specify the Notebook then it works but it creates the new note in the same notebook of the Template

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When I use the approach 3 or enn + %  I always get "Template Not Found" IF I specify a Notebook where the new note should be created with the @ sign. If I don't specify the Notebook then it works but it creates the new note in the same notebook of the Template

 

The enn % is just a shortcut so you can easily find a template but you don’t have to use it. But if you’d like to use it then you have to do this:

 

- use a notebook named Template or Templates and store your templates there (the ID can indicate the notebook  e.g. Template Title (id_notebook name), otherwise the new note will be saved in the default notebook)

OR

- add an ID to your templates no matter in which notebook they are e.g. Template Title (id_something)

 

Right now, the template will be used to create the new note, meaning:

 

- the new note will have the same template content (though you can create a template with placeholders and fill it directly in Alfred)

- the new note will have the same template title

- the new note will have the template tags

- the new note will be created in the same notebook that the template is unless you have a notebook named Template or Templates then the notebook will be: the default one or the indicated in the template title using the ID e.g. Template Title (id_notebook name)

 

From what I read that’s what a template is all about. A pre-filled note so you can easily replicate it.

 

Maybe I should make a keyword for templates only e.g. ennt to make the new feature streamlined.

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Hello together, 

 

first of all I want to thank all of you, who made this plugin as it iis today. Working with alfred and evernote makes everything so easy for me. 

 

I also want to give you feedback for steps I found. 

 

When I take a screenshot for one of my customer, I have to restart alfred to be able to make a new note. I have tried to change the clipboard entry. But that don´t work either. 

 

Any suggestions? Have anyone from you find a working solution for the picture clipboard?

 

kind regards

Matthias

 

Please, try this build.

 

The keyword enn should indicate whether the clipboard content is text or an image.

 

If it finds and image then it will be attached to the note.

 

Append should also work with an image from the clipboard.

 

 

When I use the approach 3 or enn + %  I always get "Template Not Found" IF I specify a Notebook where the new note should be created with the @ sign. If I don't specify the Notebook then it works but it creates the new note in the same notebook of the Template

 

Please, try this build.

 

  • keyword ennt for templates
  • added a special Help for templates
  • the ID is completely optional if you want to use ennt %
  • added Last Used Template menu item
  • read more about templates features here

 

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Please, try this build.

 

The keyword enn should indicate whether the clipboard content is text or an image.

 

If it finds and image then it will be attached to the note.

 

Append should also work with an image from the clipboard.

 

 

 

Please, try this build.

 

  • keyword ennt for templates
  • added a special Help for templates
  • the ID is completely optional if you want to use ennt %
  • added Last Used Template menu item
  • read more about templates features here

 

ennt_1.png

 

Hi Carlos,

 

I am still having trouble with using my template and filling in the fields. My template can be found at the link below. Could you try it out and see if you can make it work for yourself?

 

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8556651/My%20Template.enex

 

Thanks,

Ed

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