The DEVONtechnologies Blog

October 11, 2022

How to Send Logs for DEVONthink To Go

Screenshot showing selected log files in the Apple Files app.

Sometimes things don’t run like clockwork and you need assistance with a problem. To identify the exact cause of an issue, it can be useful for us to take a look at certain logs. Here is how you can send us these logs for DEVONthink To Go. (more)

October 5, 2022

How to Use RSS in DEVONthink

Screenshot showing the RSS preferences in DEVONthink.

There is a flood of information and news available to us every day, making it hard to stay up to date. With so many sites to browse, it’s easy to miss some in the process. RSS is a convenient way to get articles from websites delivered in an organized and clearly presented way. DEVONthink supports RSS and can be used as a reader. Here’s how that works. (more)

September 27, 2022

DEVONthink or the Finder?

Cuddling icons of DEVONthink and Finder.

As people trial DEVONthink, they occasionally ask, “Why don’t I just use the Finder?” or “Isn’t DEVONthink just a Finder replacement?” While both are legitimate questions, the Finder is still central to your Mac. Here’s a brief comparison of some of their features. (more)

September 22, 2022

Autumn Updates

Screenshot of a Google Docs document loaded for editing in DEVONthink.

With today’s maintenance releases for DEVONthink and all editions of DEVONagent we concentrated on the many smaller improvements that can brighten your day, save you clicks, or fix that bug or glitch you might have stumbled upon already. (more)

September 20, 2022

How to Use Table of Contents

Screenshot showing the Table of Contents inspector in DEVONthink.

In many documents, there is a need to divide content, breaking it into discrete sections. Navigating those sections can be done with the help of a table of contents. Fortunately, DEVONthink can display such a table in certain documents. Here’s how you can use it. (more)

September 13, 2022

Understanding Decentralization

Visualization of a network, using DEVONthink as nodes.

Nowadays, people often talk about data being “in the cloud” and they often ask or expect their DEVONthink databases to be online. But if your data is all in the cloud, have you ever wondered why there are still local folders on your machines? Let’s briefly discuss why decentralization is the model that DEVONthink follows. (more)

September 6, 2022

Seven Ways to Move Documents

Screenshot, showing the move-to popover in DEVONthink 3.

One of the fundamental strengths of DEVONthink is the various ways of organizing documents. But as the databases grow, you may find it a little harder to put your documents in the appropriate locations. Here are seven simple ways to move documents around inside their databases. (more)

August 30, 2022

How to Use Extended Selection in iOS

Screenshot showing a floating selection using the application switcher in iOS.

When handling items in DEVONthink To Go, it happens that you need to deal with more than one at a time. Perhaps you want to email several documents to someone. Or maybe you need to copy them to a shared folder in Dropbox and don’t want to share them one by one. Here’s how to quickly select and handle multiple items. (more)

August 29, 2022

Welcome Back to School

Over the past year, academic life has gradually returned to campus, and part of a student’s or teachers’s everyday life is knowing how to organize themselves. Get our Mac apps with an exclusive 40% discount until September 11th, 2022. If this isn’t the best time in the year to get prepared, then when is? (more)

August 23, 2022

How to Import Smart Mailboxes

Screenshot showing the smart mailbox editor in Apple Mail.

When it comes to email, most of us will have to admit we have way too much. If you’re an Apple Mail user and need to clean things up, smart mailboxes can help you keep things in order. Here is how you import these smart mailboxes to DEVONthink. (more)