How to Use Evernote

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What is Evernote? Evernote?

A note-taking and archiving software

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What is Evernote? Evernote?

You can use it in your computer, mobile phone and in the web

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Basic Features of Evernote
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Notebooks Notes Tagging Search Clipping

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Benefits of Evernote
Capture
• • Make notes, etc. Take and store files, photos

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Benefits of Evernote
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Categorize
• Create tags and drag-and-drop them to any note

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Benefits of Evernote
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Find
• Notes easily
• Tags • Search • Filter

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In short, Evernote helps you to

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This guide covers the basic functions of Evernote to successfully set-up your notes

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STEP 1: DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL SOFTWARE

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Navigate to www.evernote.com

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Download the software by clicking “Download Now” button

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Just follow the installation instructions

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STEP 2: CREATE AN ACCOUNT

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Click “Create account” located on the upper-right of the screen

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This new window will appear.

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Enter the information being asked

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Click “Register”

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This page will appear. A confirmation code is needed to proceed

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Check your inbox for the confirmation email sent by Evernote

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Click on the confirmation link to proceed with registration

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Or copy the confirmation code

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And paste code in Evernote registration page and click “Confirm”

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This new window will appear that indicates account is activated

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You can now log in to your account

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STEP 3: CREATING & MANAGING NOTEBOOKS

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Notebook is a container where to store your notes

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You can create as many notebooks as you need it

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Before to create a notebook, open your Evernote first

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This page will appear

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There are two (2) ways to create a notebook

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First, go to “File” and click “New Notebook”

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• This window will appear:

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 Create

a name for your notebook

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Choose “Synchronized notebook” to keep your files up-to-date

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And click “Ok”

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Alternative way is to click “Notebooks”, right-click and select “Create Notebook”

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You can change name of your notebook and its settings

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To do that, right-click on it and select properties as below

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Change the name

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When you are done, click “Ok”

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STEP 4: USING & MAKING NOTES

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You use Notes to create and store your ideas, documents, pictures, etc

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Notes is complete with basic word processing tools

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There are multiple ways to create a note

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One way is to click the button “New Note”

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Another way is to go to “File” and click “New Note”

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Or simply press Ctrl + N

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A new note looks like this:

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Note header shows the following:

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Note Title field. Click title line to add title

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You can choose a notebook you want this note to go in

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Created field shows when note was created

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Author field to denote the author of the note

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Location field when note is created by GPS

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URL field to store address of the webpage

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Tag field to create names of new or existing tags

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To add a note, type, drag or paste in the white portion

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Edit and format contents of your notes using toolbars

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Evernote saves your notes automatically

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STEP 5: SHARING YOUR NOTES

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Share notes with friends, whether they have Evernote installed or not

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You can share notes through
Email notes Notebooks

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Emailing Notes Step 1:
◦ Select one or multiple notes in the list

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Step 2:
◦ Click the Email button

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Step 3: Type in recipients address(es)

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Step 3: And click “Send”

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Sharing Notebooks
Step 1: Select a Notebook from Notebook pane, right-click, and select “Properties”

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Step 2: Click the “Sharing and Collaboration options” link

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You’ll be taken to Evernote website. This will appear

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Choose “Share with the world” or “Share with individuals”

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With “Share with the world”, a URL is created to access your notebook

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Describe your notebook

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Click “Save”

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In “Share with individuals”, enter email address of individuals to receive link to your notebook

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You could allow recipients to view, modify notebook.

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When finished, click “Send invitation” button

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Only premium members can allow other people to view, create, edit and delete notes in a shared notebook

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STEP 6: TAGS

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A tag is a keyword or term to describe an item

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Use Tag to find, retrieve your notes easily  Create tags anytime

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To create tags for your notes, do the following

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Right-click on Tag section. Then select “Create tag”

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Create unique name for your tag

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To rename existing tag, follow this step

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Right-click on a tag

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Select rename tag & specify new name

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STEP 7: USING SEARCH AND FILTER

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Evernote Search feature provides instant search results, even with hundreds or thousands of notes

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Type in few letters of your search keyword(s)

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Immediately found notes are automatically displayed/highlighted

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To jump to previous or next notes, press F3 or Ctrl+F3

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To display notes assigned to a single tag, click on that tag

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To display notes simultaneously assigned to several tags:

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Click on:
◦ “All Notebooks”

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And
◦ Choose one of the tags from tag panel

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Tags will become grayed out except those that intersect with your selected tag

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End Thank you

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