Evernote is my digital brain. Whenever I want to remember something I put it in Evernote. I take pictures of my kids’ art and I save tax information in my Evernote. I write blog posts in Evernote. I write diary entries in Evernote. If it’s digital I try to put it in Evernote.
The Desktop App Productivity Gap
There’s always been a gap between my desktop and the Evernote application, until now. Now I can navigate to specific Evernote notes with desktop shortcuts. How do you do this? I’m going to teach you.
Evernote is the best place to store your many different pieces of digital content but opening the app and navigating to your note can be tedious. Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could Evernote desktop app shortcuts? You could get to your favorite Evernote notes and keep them on your desktop, in your file folders or even in your dock?
How to Create The Shortcut
With this tutorial you’ll learn how to create an Evernote note shortcut to any note in your Mac desktop application and store it on your desktop or anywhere in your file system.
You’ll also learn how to customize the Evernote desktop app shortcut icon so you can easily identify it once it’s in your file folders, on your desktop or in your dock. For this video I used the Evernote icon but you can use any .jpg or .png file.
You can get step by step text instructions by clicking on the link below the video.
To get step by step instructions on how to create an Evernote desktop app shortcut and add those instructions to your Digi How To library for future reference click below.
Potential Uses For Your Shortcuts
- Link to a note to track mileage
- Link to a note that contains note links for easy navigation inside Evernote
- Link to notes that serve as central places for different projects
- Link to notes that serve as central places for capturing ideas
- Link to notes that correspond with meetings that repeat each day or week