One year after laying out fresh priorities for Evernote, CEO Ian Small reflects on how far we’ve come in 12 months and what remains to be done in 2020.
When you’re searching in Evernote, there are many different ways to go about whittling down the results. From simply typing into the box with the magnifying glass to more advanced search techniques such as using syntax, there’s a lot of options. While advanced search techniques may sound like a pretty intimidating topic that is somehow both mildly threatening and hopelessly out of reach, it’s really just a fancy way of
One of the first things I worked on when I joined Evernote was designing and implementing Type Ahead Search for the Evernote Mac Client. This is how it looks today: Most of us, at some point, have faced the challenge of not knowing what exactly to search for when confronted with a search box and a blinking cursor. We introduced type ahead search to improve this experience for our
Evernote Indexing System is designed to extend Evernote search capabilities beyond text documents into media files. Its task is to peruse through those files and bring any textual information into the searchable domain. Currently it processes images/PDFs and digital ink documents, with provisions to extend the service to other media types. The produced index is delivered in the form of an XML or PDF document, containing recognized words, alternative spellings,