- Never end your email with "Thanks in advance"
- Papers 3: moving in the wrong direction?
- When there is no time for OmniFocus: TaskPaper
- When and how to use email reminders
- Papers 3 is here
- Captions, cross-references, and lists in Miscrosoft Word
- 5 Typography essentials for academic texts
- Tags or folders? Depends on the file.
- 5 things to keep out of OmniFocus
- 5 reasons to write your thesis in Scrivener
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Papers 3 have just graduated from the beta version! Here is a couple of first quick impressions. There is a change in handling of files, which many people intensely discuss here and which is a make-or-break feature for a pdf manager. In … Continue reading
Typography affects writing as much as it affects reading. Yet paradoxically, the fonts that help me to write are not always those that are best for reading. For example, for email, I have recently discovered Avenir which practically forces composing short and … Continue reading
Originally posted on Academic workflows on a Mac:
My favorite podcaster Lucy Kellaway went into an open attack on PowerPoint (for those who wonder, Power Point is Windows presentation software also used by Mac users who have not discovered Apple Keynote). Not…
Some of Steve Jobs’ lessons on email and job priorities were captured by Lucy Kellaway of Financial Times in 2010, about a year before his death. I especially enjoy this one: “The first lesson is about brevity. Her initial message was 473 words. His … Continue reading
In addition to the five reasons to write your thesis in Scrivener there is at least one more: Scrivener provides a possibility of seeing and editing concurrently several snippets of texts. It’s invaluable if you want to align several distant parts of your … Continue reading