In addition to word processors, Bookends makes it easy to integrate your work DEVONthink, Scrivener, SlipBox, and OmniOutliner so that you can instantly. I have my Bookends attachment folder in iCloud and when I try to index my pdfs with Devonthink Pro it does not not respond. When I contacted. Several folks raved about the tight integration between Bookends and Devonthink as well as Bookends and Tinderbox—two other programs I.

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That again opens a world for who are into the scripting. Search in DT will find article in Bookends attachment folder.

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They are not directly linked with the highlight of the PDF. I have a few comments about two of the things you mentioned:. This site uses cookies. DevonThink and Zotero are a very useful pair for me and I honestly think that without them I would struggle to complete my assignments.

Which field exactly do you want to get copied? Bookends integrates well with Scrivener and many other writing clients Dragging and dropping citations into Tinderbox and Devonthink are both seamless. Being a nerd I want to make this as easy as possible for myself, whilst still being accurate – and the simplest way to do this is to use software to manage my references. Thanks for the script. Otherwise, the Pdf will be an orphan in Devonthink.


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InternalsWeb Tip – Tags: My initial evaluation of Bookends was far too cursory. My biggest problem is how to move to Devonthinl while maintaining my references grouped as I have them in Sente, where I group with tags…and then syncing with iOS BE still maintaining them grouped….

But, I think he has fixed it in the latest version. The reading experience in Bookends is nowhere closer to Sente. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Again, others may be prompted to share with you a better way to do this.

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Ihab A Hosny says: Home About Archives Ask me anything! I prefer to save these items to DevonThink so use DevonThink’s plugin to save the actual files to it instead.

When you work this way its important add files through BE and not simply toss them into the indexed folder. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Sente or Zotero would get fine. Posted by Administrator – on Mar 15, Category: Cancel reply Enter your comment here The URL should link back to Bookends, see e.

For me, the fact that Bookends works well with Devonthink and Tinderbox is the best part of the story. I want to make the transition now while everything works on both sides of the transition.

To fix these items I have a very useful smart folder and Devonhtink Maestro Macro. The indexing the folder is the simplest and safest way to use BE and Devonthink. What do you think? My work is much too valuable to risk. It can be synced automatically between Macs not iOS, which uses a difference system or moved manually via the Finder.


Welcome to our President’s idea of what a company blog should look like. It can assign unique Bibtex keys: You are commenting using your Facebook account. Both are not good for a larger collection of pdf files.

But, in the long run, BE turn out to be extremely efficient machine. But I could never seem to get it devnthink work properly with Bookendss Scholar from which I get many citations for humanities articles.

When you press Command-Y in Bookends, it will copy the temp citation to the clipboard and switch back to DT. You can export boojends import in both directions; you can even directly sync them using some scripts all the three are scriptable. I honestly do not understand how Devonthink would work for syncing and reading. Over the years, I built many scripts and work-arounds to address the shortcomings of the application. We might support importing attachments in the future but need to talk to the Bookends author first.

Good luck with the transfer.