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March 17, 2020

How to Split a PDF

There are times when you may need to split a PDF in DEVONthink into smaller documents. Here are a few ways to do it. (more)

March 10, 2020

Take a Break: JustFocus

All too often we find ourselves busier than we intended to be that day. Fires to be put out. Spontaneous projects landing on our desks. Cramming for a test. JustFocus is a beautifully designed freeware application for the Mac to help find some balance in your work. (more)

February 24, 2020

Using DEVONthink with Hook

Screenshot showing Hook's user interface

Hook for Mac allows you to create links for many different types of files and web pages. In the same sense, DEVONthink offers item links for linking from inside or outside of the application to documents or groups in your databases. Recently, our friends at CogSci have improved Hook’s integration with DEVONthink and show in a mini tutorial, how to use the two apps together for maximum productivity. (more)

January 28, 2020

How to Print Multiple Documents

If you use File > Print in DEVONthink, it will print what is shown in the selected pane. For example, if you have the groups list selected, it will print the groups as displayed; if you select a document, it will print the contents of the document. However, you cannot select multiple documents and print them — but this old trick still works well. (more)

January 7, 2020

One App, Three Editions

In the past, DEVONthink for Mac was provided in three editions. Each edition had its own separate download on our website. With DEVONthink 3, we have created a single application with unlockable features, hence a single, simple download. (more)

November 12, 2019

Stop Your Devices Phoning Home

The Pi-Hole administration console shows which and how many requests it has blocked.

No matter what we do online there are companies trying to follow us, learn more about what we do, and build profiles. Some web sites contain more tracking code than actual content. On the web you can use ad blockers and search engines like DuckDuckGo or Startpage but there’s little you can do about apps on your iPhone or your Amazon Echo calling someone you don’t what them to talk to. (more)

October 29, 2019

How to Enter Emojis Quicker

Emoji. They’re the digital equivalent of the little doodles we’d draw when passing notes to each other. Built into macOS, you can call up the Emoji & Symbols palette while you’re typing. MacBooks with Touch Bar also have a dedicated key for emoji. For even quicker access to emojis there’s an neat menubar application: Rocket, by Matthew Palmer. (more)

October 14, 2019

Don't Install Catalina (Yet)

In recent weeks we have written a few times about macOS 10.15 Catalina, Apple’s latest version of the Mac operating system. Even though Apple officially released the upgrade last week, it has numerous very rough edges that can even stop you from getting any actual work done on your Mac. (more)

October 8, 2019

DEVONagent and Catalina

If you are a DEVONagent user and plan to upgrade to macOS Catalina we recommend that you wait a moment before you hit the Upgrade button. There’s a minor incompatibility that keeps the application’s splash screen from being closed. You can expect a free maintenance update for DEVONagent that addresses this issue later this month. (more)

October 1, 2019

How to Scan and Archive Email

As part of the unified interface of DEVONthink 3, some functions are now found in dedicated sidebars instead of opening separate windows. These sidebars are on the left side of every main window you open, and display an icon for each. (more)