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December 14, 2012

Syncing and Web Sharing Explained

In the recent weeks we have released both DEVONthink’s new sync feature as well as a rewritten web interface for DEVONthink Pro Office as public betas via my blog. If you installed the plugins but are still unsure if you really exploit their potential check out our two new screencasts. Thirteen minutes well spent. Ray demonstrates how you can work on one database with multiple users on the local network and how you set up sync locations, e.g Dropbox, and keep your databases synchronized on all your machines. (more)

December 14, 2012

Watch the Videos and Learn All About DEVONagent Pro

Now that we’ve published a large number of screencasts about DEVONthink we have caught up with DEVONagent Pro popup: true. In the Support Assistant (choose Help > Tutorials inside the application) you’ll find seven new screencasts showing you how to search effectively with DEVONagent, explaining what search sets, Boolean operators, and wildcards are, and how you can work with the found results. Finally we demonstrate how you can easily automate your research with scheduled search sets. No more excuses for not using DEVONagent for serious searching!

October 10, 2012

ScreenCastsOnline Gives Great Intro into DEVONthink

ScreenCastsOnline popup: true, famous for their great videos about all things Mac, has just published two great screencasts about DEVONthink. > screencastsonline.com/magazineDEVONthink is probably one of the most requested productivity and organisational apps I get asked to cover. Well this week is the week it happens, but as a change, I thought I’d get a DEVONthink expert in to lead us through the benefits of this complex and powerful application — Todd Olthoff. (more)

September 14, 2012

New Tutorials About Scanning and Setting Up a ScanSnap

With DEVONthink 2.4 we have introduced our new scanner/camera import window, and just yesterday we have released an update that makes scanning with Image Capture compliant flatbed scanners or all-in-one devices a lot more comfortable. Today we have published two new tutorials that guide you through the new scanner/camera import window (all editions of DEVONthink) and through setting up a Fujitsu ScanSnap document scanner for use with DEVONthink Pro Office. Check them both out directly in DEVONthink (Help > Tutorials).

July 26, 2012

Three New Video Tutorials for DEVONthink

And again we have added three new video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office. Our first tutorial introduces you to DEVONthink’s unique approach to tagging and show you how you can use tags to organize your documents. The second tutorial demonstrates the smart A.I. features from finding related documents to automatically classifying documents, and the third tutorial explains the search field in DEVONthink’s toolbar. (more)

July 26, 2012

Tutorials Also Available on Vimeo and YouTube

If you haven’t seen our new video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office you can check them out either inside the app by choosing Help > Tutorials. In addition we have uploaded all of them now to two popular video hosting sites: visit our Vimeo channel popup: true or YouTube channel popup: true to watch all tutorials we have so far in your favorite player. We will, of course, add all new tutorials as soon as they are ready.

July 5, 2012

Two New Video Tutorials for DEVONthink Pro (Office)

We have added two new video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro and Pro Office: Structuring a Database and Grouping Tips & Tricks. You can find them in the support assistant that is built into DEVONthink (choose Help > Tutorials).

June 18, 2012

First Batch of Video Tutorials for DEVONthink Online

Through the built-in Support Assistant we have offered slideshow-based tutorials for DEVONthink, DEVONnote, and DEVONagent Pro for a while now. Today I have added the first batch of video tutorials for DEVONthink Pro (Office). The tutorials explain step-by-step how to work with multiple databases in DEVONthink, adjust the database and import properties, and import and index files. Additional tutorials about tagging and using the smart A.I. features of DEVONthink are already in the works.

September 22, 2006

Let DEVONagent Do the Work for You!

I promised to add more mini tutorials to the DEVONacademy, and, here they are: Three more tutorials for DEVONagent that explain how to use the built-in Web browser, how to create your own search set, and how to use the heavily underestimated automation features of DEVONagent. Our Internet research assistant not only queries search engines and scans URLs to give you answers to your questions quicky and accurately, it can also do this completely unattended and notify you when its done, send you the results by email or, best of all, run a script that you can use to do whatever is possible with AppleScript. (more)