Building Family History

Building family history one story at a time … with the right workflow. http://wp.me/pUz7q-4cD

I’ve been blogging for over ten years and one of the results is that I have a nice little collection of family stories. I had been copy/pasting them into a Scrivener project and taking advantage of its easy reorganization features to use those stories for small family history projects. Recently I’ve been using Byword [Mac – $11.99, iOS – $2.99 plus $2.99 per platform to add publishing…

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Send an Evernote to Scrivener

Send an Evernote to Scrivener

Do you have notes in Evernote that you would like to add to a Scrivener writing project for easier access? If you are a Mac user, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to see how easy it is to make this happen. Print panel on a Mac computer I discovered that if I have a project open in Scrivener, I can use Evernote’s print note command and click the arrow in the PDF option (in my Mac’s print options…

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Send an Evernote to Scrivener

Do you have notes in Evernote that you would like to add to a Scrivener writing project for easier access? If you are a Mac user, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to see how easy it is to make this happen.

Print screen on Mac
Print panel on a Mac computer

I discovered that if I have a project open in Scrivener, I can use Evernote’s print note command and click the arrow in the PDF option (in my Mac’s print options panel). That gives me a panel of service options  – including Save PDF to Scrivener. I select that option and that note is dumped right into the Research section of my open Scrivener project.

If you don’t see the Save PDF to Scrivener option, click on the Edit Menu… option at the bottom of the panel to add it to this menu.