The DEVONtechnologies Blog

June 8, 2021

How to Use the Log Window

Log window with results.

Whether you are experiencing issues in DEVONthink, doing database maintenance routines, or running processes like archiving emails, the Log window is a handy utility pane that provides information useful in different situations. Here is how to access the log and some of the things you may see reported there. (more)

June 1, 2021

How to Use Markdown Extensions

Markdown file with extended syntax.

Markdown is a file format continuing to gain popularity in many circles. And even though it is a very simple format, there are also some extensions people have created to add additional features to rendered Markdown. Currently DEVONthink supports extensions for mathematical equations, diagrams, and syntax highlighting. (more)

May 28, 2021

The Sweet Setup on DEVONthink

Living room situation with a MacBook running DEVONthink.

The Sweet Setup is one of the best online sources with daily app reviews, tips, and tutorials for everyone interested in productivity. In one of the latest articles Josh Ginter lays out how he uses DEVONthink and DEVONthink To Go for managing and annotating PDFs. (more)

May 25, 2021

Are you on Instagram?

Instagram post picture showing an ammonite background and the word transclusion.

Instagram is a confusing concept but has, especially for the younger generation, replaced other options like Twitter and Facebook. We now have an Instagram account too, to experiment with it and to see if it can be useful for you. (more)

May 17, 2021

DEVONthink To Go 3.1

New Document Assistant showing a list of predefined PDF templates.

Apparently it’s still rain season in Europe, so we are using our indoor hours for working on our apps. Here’s version 3.1 of DEVONthink To Go. It brings new features and improvements ranging from more accurate OCR and new supported languages to PDF templates, new keyboard commands, and much improved Markdown rendering. (more)

May 6, 2021

DEVONthink 3.7.1

Screenshot of Microsoft Edge plus DEVONthink's Sorter

This maintenance release for DEVONthink for Mac continues our improvements with Markdown. This includes better performance and improved transclusion. And the Sorter now allows you to clip from Microsoft Edge. (more)

May 4, 2021

How to Avoid Overtagging

Tag list with many tags.

For many people, tags are a useful way of segregating or creating contextual relationships between items. Some prefer a small set of broad tags, while others create deep, specific tag lists. But sometimes tags can seem to appear out of nowhere. These could come in, e.g., from the outside world through Finder tags. Here’s how to avoid “unexpected tagging” in DEVONthink. (more)

April 27, 2021

Link OmniFocus and DEVONthink

Screenshot of the Learn OmniFocus website.

For many of you OmniFocus is a natural choice for managing your to-dos and projects. The folks running the great tutorial website Learn OmniFocus have updated their mini tutorial on how to integrate DEVONthink with OmniFocus. (more)

April 26, 2021

New Tutorial for DEVONthink To Go

Screenshot of QuickTime Player with ScreenCastsOnline video playing.

The great people at ScreenCastsOnline produced a new introduction tutorial for DEVONthink To Go. In his 35 minute video, Todd Olthoff touches all aspects of DEVONthink To Go, guides you through the interface, and explains every element in detail. (more)

April 21, 2021

DEVONthink 3.7

Spring has finally arrived in Europe and so here’s our first major spring release: DEVONthink for Mac 3.7. It fully embraces Markdown editing on the Mac with WYSIWYG editing, file transclusion, and more. (more)