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May 24, 2024

Using Custom Metadata

Screenshot showing DEVONthink's support assistent displaying the tutorial on using custom metadata.

Each digital document has metadata like the name of the document or the size. In DEVONthink, you can also define your own custom metadata to precisely suit your needs. To show you how to do this, we created a tutorial for you. (more)

October 19, 2023

Handling Email with DEVONthink

Screenshot showing the tutorial Handling Email in DEVONthink's support assistant.

DEVONthink Pro and Server let you archive email messages in your databases. Our new tutorial explains how to get messages from your email app into a database and what you can do with email in DEVONthink. (more)

August 18, 2023

Understanding Indexing Files

Screenshot showing the tutorial Understanding Indexing in DEVONthinks support assistent.

DEVONthink provides two different methods for getting data into your databases: importing and indexing. To explain what it means to index files, what you can do with them in DEVONthink, and what you should keep in mind, there’s a new tutorial for you. (more)

July 27, 2023

Using Templates in DEVONthink

Screenshot showing tutorials in DEVONthink's support assistant.

DEVONthink offers several templates for various purposes, including journal entries, Cornell notes, systematic filing systems, and much more. To demonstrate the templates and their capabilities, we have created a new tutorial for you. (more)

June 16, 2023

Creating Documents in DEVONthink

Screenshot showing the new tutorial in DEVONthink's support assistent.

In DEVONthink you cannot only manage, but also create different kinds of documents, e.g., for note taking. Plain text, Markdown or even sheets for tabular data. To show you what types of documents you can create and how that works, we have prepared a tutorial for you. (more)

May 26, 2023

Scan with DEVONthink

Screenshot of the DEVONthink Support Assistant showing the scanning tutorial.

The Pro and Server editions of DEVONthink have scanner controls built in, making it capable of scanning directly into your databases in a focused and efficient manner. We’ve added a new tutorial for you which shows you step-by-step how that works. (more)

February 18, 2020

Learning Resources in One Place

We have created our products as powerful tools but we also know that they can have quite a learning curve. The Learning category in our blog bundles all posts dealing with courses, books, and other learning materials. We’ve even added it as menu option to the Support main menu of our website now. (more)

December 10, 2013

Get Started with Tutorials and Help Files

DEVONthink and DEVONagent are extremely feature-rich and deep applications, harder to master than, say, a simple to-do list app. But they come with an extensive documentation and many slideshow and video tutorials for many everyday tasks from ‘How to set up a first database’ to ‘How to use DEVONthink in a team’. We explain, e.g., the various options for sharing your knowledge, show you the pros and cons of importing vs. indexing, and give valuable tips. (more)