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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But, I have never tried it myself: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. June 3, at 8: Write your project with steps 1 and 2. The Duplicate Finder tool embedded into Bookends is the best in the class.

My Migration from Papers to Bookends

See our FAQ for more information. I understand my quick tags will not transfer but my annotation notes do except for images. I have also tried iAnnotate.

Learn how your comment data is processed. I have the same question as stringer.

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It turns out that just sticking with Bookends all along would probably have served me best. It can be synced automatically between Macs not iOS, which uses a difference system or moved manually via the Finder. You can export and import in both directions; you can even deovnthink sync them using some scripts all the three are scriptable.

EndNote, Mendeley, Bookends and Zotero are all capable of handling different citation formats, and Zotero even has one for my university’s exact styling which is a great timesaver. There is no easy alternative of doing it. By export this script as an app, then put it beside your BE in the dock.


There is always something missing—the page numbers of artciles, addresses of the publisher etc. I love Sente first used Papers 1,2, and then abandoned it after paying for version 3.

Only later when I copy the exerpt the reference belongs to into the writing app and the text is finished, I scan it with Bookends to give it its final format. Good luck with the transfer.

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. The more I use it, the more I like it.

Sente or Zotero would get fine. It could screw your database. ScriptsTuesday Tip – Tags: The ways to get data out of an information manager is nearly as important as the ways to get data in.

In my opinion, so far, the most reliable 3rd party app for most use and that supports Document Provider the way Apple intended, is Documents by Readle. But, I think he has fixed it in the latest version.

After doing some comparisons I settled on Zotero – it’s free, which is perfect for a student budget, and you could program your own extensions if needed.

In an ideal world, BE would incorporate the annotation tools of Sente.

Devonthink To Go or Bookends on Tap

Papers 3 now supports Scrivener 3! DEVONthink tries to be as transparent as possible here, whatever you put into a database you can export at any time e.

More importantly it has a Word plugin which as I am required to submit my assignments in Word format is extremely useful. Posted by Administrator – on Oct 13, Category: After digging deep into the software, I decided to migrate from Papers to Bookends. If you want to see the highlights, you have to individually export the PDF files from Sente—which is painful experience as Sente has no batch exporing mechanism.


I should have listened to your advise. For already existing references: You can make Bookends to work with your Latex file directly. I even tried to use a common pdf library while keeping the bookenvs in both managers.

It is better not to have a reference than to have an incompelete version of it.

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Read more about the update here. To remove these attachments from my Zotero library you only get MB of sync storage for freeI have created devonthknk saved search. Web of science is one of the native search engines in Bookends. The smart folder filters for items from my university website, which have no date or creator, the keyboard maestro macro requires me to set the number of items it should process and then goes through and uses the “click at image” action to set both the author and the date of the item in question.

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