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November 22, 2022

How to Use Geolocations on iOS

Screenshot showing the geolocation in the Info pop-up in DEVONthink To Go.

When you’re out and about roaming the big, beautiful world, you might want to keep track of where you’ve been. Or perhaps you’d like to know where you’ve made a note or created a document. With the release of DEVONthink To Go 3.6, we extended the support for geolocations. Here are the improvements. (more)

November 17, 2022

DEVONthink To Go 3.6

Screenshot of iOS 16 focus filter settings showing DEVONthink databases and smart groups.

This update for DEVONthink To Go introduces support for iOS 16 focus filters, TextBundles, and placemarks. In addition, it brings the ability to merge documents and adds and improves conversions between file formats. OCR is faster, too, and search finds documents by filename. (more)

November 2, 2022

How to Use Lock Screen Shortcuts

Screenshot showing the iOS lockscreen with custom shortcuts.

For some time now, scripting has been a way on the Mac to automate certain workflows. Thanks to Apple’s application Shortcuts, workflows can meanwhile also be automated on your iPhone or iPad and then executed at the touch of a button. If you have a few commonly used shortcuts, there is a very handy iOS 16 utility to give you access to them on your iPhone’s lock screen: LockFlow. (more)

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)

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)

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 16, 2022

How to Create Annotations on iOS

Screenshot showing the information pop-up of a document in DEVONthink To Go.

Sometimes you need to take some notes on a document. For this purpose DEVONthink offers annotations. Annotations are separate text documents that are attached to a document and are therefore suitable for making notes about it. Here’s how you easily create and use annotations in DEVONthink To Go. (more)

July 26, 2022

Fabrizio Musacchio

Fabrizio works as a scientist and lives in Cologne, Germany, EU.

Within the past few months, a forum participant who goes by the handle @PixelTracker posted some useful DEVONthink scripts in the Automation section of our forums. A more recent set of scripts appeared on the forums and his blog, prompting us to ask, “Who is this person writing these scripts?” So we invited him to share some thoughts with us and all of you. (more)

July 19, 2022

DEVONthink To Go 3.5.2

Screenshot of the settings for sharing documents.

This maintenance release for DEVONthink To Go adds a new setting for sharing items as files, item links, or Markdown item links. It also recognizes contact cards and lets you run Shortcuts actions on the currently selected items. On iOS or iPadOS 16, it brings fixes for three crashes on the current betas. (more)