An artist never really finishes his work;
he merely abandons it.
I am working with DEVONthink a lot recently, sorting a lot of material. Given that I place the windows in a certain way to sort the material — e.g., a window with images on the right and a window with tags on the left (drawing a file on a tag automatically tags this file with the tag you have dragged it on to), it’s nice to quickly return to this window configuration.
It took me a while to realize, but DEVONthink offers workspaces:
Configure the windows in the way you want, then click on “Go” – “Workspaces” “Add”. You will be prompted for a name for this workspace (here: “Default”). When you click on the workspace name in the Go menu, DEVONthink will restore the open windows, the position of these windows, which group/folder you had open, and also which databases you had open. Very useful to quickly return to your work or your default configuration (e.g., DT crashes or you close a few databases and want to go back to your usually opened databases). In case you make a mistake, with “Edit” you can not only delete a workspace but also update it with the current setting.
By the way, that’s the funny thing with DEVONthink, you work with it for a while, think you know how to work with it, but then you find a “new” feature that facilitates you work.
In the interest of productivity, would you consider making available a more simplified version of your posts which consists of
all text and images
the right side bar,
everything below the tags (including tags)
everything above the title of your posts
I am new to DEVONthink Pro and I save your articles for referring later in detail. I have to manually delete the above everytime.
Hmmm, perhaps there’s a WordPress Plugin or something … would have to look for them. But why is the rest a problem? If you use DEVONthink and use the Browser Plugin to save the page as PDF, or Clip to DEVONthink and save as RTF (easier to delete) — would probably work as well.
Update: Oh, and in the “Organizing Creativity” book on pages 237ff (book page number) there is also some information on DEVONthink (formatted very nicely, I think).