The DEVONtechnologies Blog

October 6, 2020

How to Simulate Three Pane View

DEVONthink 3 simulating Three Pane View.

In version 2 of DEVONthink, there was a view also found in some high-end management or information systems: Three Pane View. This view had a pane displaying only groups and their subgroups, one pane only showing enclosing documents, and a preview pane. This view is not available in DEVONthink 3. However, here are some options to approximate the view in version 3. (more)

October 5, 2020

Elaine Giles' DEVONthink 3 Series

MacBite After Hours howling wolf logo.

Elaine Giles, an IT consultant based in Manchester, UK, has made all the screencasts that she produced for MacBites After Hours available for free on YouTube. You don’t want to miss this great collection of tutorials. (more)

September 29, 2020

How to Put Drag-and-Drop to Best Use

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People new to Macs, especially Windows converts, often have questions about how to get data into DEVONthink. While there are a variety of methods we outline in the In & Out chapter of the help, one option is a long-standing Mac feature that makes this simple: drag-and-drop. (more)

September 22, 2020

How to not forget what's important

Many times we need to schedule a reminder about something we need to revisit. This may be something you need to defer until a later date or perhaps some documents you need to be done and sent out next Friday. DEVONthink provides two simple ways to set such a reminder. (more)

September 17, 2020

Silent OCR Update for DEVONthink

Yesterday we have silently updated the OCR component of DEVONthink Pro 3. The new version fixes a problem with PDFs pages that were not rotated correctly. In addition, in some created PDFs the recognized text was not selectable. (more)

September 1, 2020

Welcome Back to School

Going back to school or university this autumn feels so much different than ever before. Video courses instead of overcrowded lectures, web research instead of late night hours at the library. Get our Mac apps with an exclusive 40% discount until September 20th, 2020. If this isn’t the best time in the year to get prepared, then when is? (more)

August 25, 2020

How to Use Your Voice for Notes

Dictation settings on iOS.

With the development of Siri (and now Cortana, Alexa, and who knows who else is on the horizon) as well as systems integrated into our cars, talking to our devices has become more commonplace. Here are a few ways to add content to your databases with your voice. (more)

August 18, 2020

How to Search with Advanced Queries

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Collecting things is usually a fairly easy thing to do. Just look at your attic, basement, or garage. The hard part comes in finding something in all that stuff. DEVONthink makes it quick and easy with some specialized options. (more)

August 17, 2020

DEVONthink 3 Ebook Version 1.3

Joe Kissell has released the third update for the Take Control of DEVONthink 3 ebook. Download the latest version for free from our Handbooks and Extras page. (more)

August 12, 2020

DEVONthink 3.5.2

Screenshot of DEVONthink running on macOS Big Sur.

Today we’ve released the DEVONthink 3.5.2 with the first changes for macOS Big Sur and running natively on Apple silicon and Intel processors. (more)