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Lucidchart Is My Go To Flowchart Software

I have been working on a project that involves making flowcharts. In the past I used Google Docs for this, but the shapes you can use are limited. I even own expensive graphing software, but it is complicated and the look isn’t the greatest. I remembered that someone had once sent me a chart made […]

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Is Declaring Evernote Bankruptcy Right For You?

I have been using Evernote since 2008, and it is safe to say that I have a lot of information in there. Travel information, blog posts, kids activities, project notes, call notes, instruction manuals, reference materials, fitness logs – I have a thousands of notes going back seven years. Because of my heavy Evernote usage, […]

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Convert Microsoft Office To Google Docs Using Google Drive (Or Don’t)

Google Drive is a bit of a weird service. It is a file storage/synchronization service, but it is also an online office suite. Things get a bit blurred when you upload a Microsoft Word, Excel, or other Microsoft Office file. Do you want it to just store them like any other file? Or do you […]

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Do Better With Asana

Regular DocumentSnap readers know that I use a program called OmniFocus as my task manager, but what you may not know is that I use a different app when I am collaborating with others. For that, I use a web app called Asana. The only problem is I have no idea how to use it. […]

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Box Notifications And Updates – Be Informed About Your Cloud Files

I’m becoming more and more interested in Box as a cloud hosting provider for a variety of reasons including ease of use, accessibility, and security. If you’re a Box user, one area you may not have noticed is the Updates tab. You can see exactly what is happening with your files, and you can even […]

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Send Completed OmniFocus Tasks To Evernote

This is one of those posts that is only going to appeal to a narrow slice of DocumentSnap readers, but I’ve been using the heck out of this AppleScript lately. Import an OmniFocus Completed Task Report into Evernote via AppleScript. This OmniFocus AppleScript allows you to specify a time frame (e.g. Today, Yesterday, Last Week, […]

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PDFpen 7

When I am working with PDFs and doing something beyond just viewing and simple manipulation, the application I use on my Mac is PDFpen. I’ve been using it for years. Smile just came out with PDFpen 7, and it has some nice updates and a few cool new features. (By the way Windows folks: PDFpen […]

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Create Evernote Templates With Copy To Notebook

I receive a lot of requests from people wanting to create Evernote templates. They have recurring notes that need to be a certain structure, and don’t want to have to retype them over and over again. This tip is stolen from Aaron Lynn on the journaling episode of The Productivity Show. He talks about how […]

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Bulk Rename Existing Documents

I have said over and over that having a naming convention for your files is the biggest thing you can do to be able to find your paperless documents when you need them. The best way (in my opinion) to approach this is to start with your new files coming in. Get your workflow sorted, […]

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12 Days Of Paperless Gifts – Productivity Software

This is Day 12 in a 12 Post series: 12 Days Of Paperless Gifts. If you know someone who could use some help going paperless, or if you’d like to drop some hints, this series is for you. Don’t worry, the regular DocumentSnap tips will still be flowing. At a high level, going paperless isn’t […]

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