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  • Developing Book Ideas in Obsidian

    Today we’re going to look at fleshing out a big research project I’ve been toying with for a few years. We’ll look at some Obsidian plugins, how I search DEVONthink for more content I may have captured at different times and Shortform to evaluate resources that may fit with the project. Shortform is a sponsor […]

  • Feeding my Research Habits with DEVONthink and Craft

    Today we’re going to take a look at how I get research into [my Zettelkasten system](https://curtismchale.ca/2020/07/27/getting-started-with-zettelkasten). Specifically, what types of inputs do I prioritize for which types of information. Yes, I look at different resources for programming, researching sports watches or for general knowledge. First, the two tools I use are [DEVONthink](https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink) to hold all […]

  • Using DEVONthink, Obsidian and OmniOutliner to Track Writing Project Resources

    Today we’re going to look at how I use DEVONthink, Obsidian and OmniOutliner to build research and build articles for the writing I do. – [DEVONthink](https://www.devontechnologies.com/apps/devonthink) – [Obsidian](https://obsidian.md) – [OmniOutliner](https://www.omnigroup.com/omnioutliner/)

  • Why I Use DEVONthink and Obsidian?

    On the surface, both DEVONthink and Obsidian can do many of the same tasks. Either application can store many different types of files. They both allow you to use Wikilink format to link articles together. They both handle Markdown files. Despite many of these similarities, I use them for two different purposes. What DEVONthink Is […]

  • DEVONthink To Go Smart Groups

    While [DEVONtechnologies is on the record saying that better local smart groups are coming to DEVONthink To Go](https://www.devontechnologies.com/blog/20200616-smartgroups), we don’t have them yet. But that doesn’t mean we’re out of luck if we want to find specific types of files and notes in our DEVONthink To Go database. In the top right corner of our […]

  • DEVONthink To Go Zettelkasten Automation with Shortcuts

    As I said in a [previous video](https://curtismchale.ca/2020/06/24/obsidian-files-on-your-ipad-with-1writer), I take lots of notes in 1Writer for iPad that I want to push back into my [Obsidian](https://obsidian.md) database. Today I’m going to show you how I use Shortcuts with DEVONthink To Go to automate the standard part of my Zettelkasten notes. [Get the DEVONthink To Go Zettelkasten […]

  • Capturing Content in DEVONthink to Go

    Today we’re starting a bit of a series on DEVONthink 3 and DEVONthink To Go. These are the macOS and iOS/iPadOS versions of the research software from DEVONtechnologies and they’re my research storage app of choice. Today we’ll tackle all the ways to get content in to DEVONthink To Go, in a future post we’ll […]