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Add Slides to Pear Note from Other Applications

If you have some slides in any application, and you'd like to add them to a Pear Note document, there's no need to save them out and then import them into Pear Note. Instead, you can send them directly to Pear Note through a PDF service. For instance, if you had slides in Keynote, just:

  1. Select Print within Keynote.
  2. Click the PDF button.
  3. Select Send PDF to Pear Note.

This can also be used to import other document types into Pear Note to take notes on them as well.

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OmniOutliner for iPad Review at Macworld

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If you make excessive use of outlines, as Jeff Carlson does, you’ll appreciate the ability to build and edit them on the iPad. It’s often a more convenient method of jotting thoughts that can be expanded later on the Mac without having to pull out your laptop or wait until you’re back at your desk. In this review for Macworld, he touches on the advantages and depths of OmniOutliner for iPad, as well as a few surprising limitations.favicon follow link

 

Comments about OmniOutliner for iPad Review at Macworld

Ron Cook  2011-12-13 10:32
Does it have Dropbox capabilities?
Jeff Carlson  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2011-12-13 11:05
It doesn't. The Omni Group has said they don't plan to add Dropbox as an option. I'm not sure why, but my suspicion is that they don't want to rely on a third-party company to host stuff like that (even one with a good track record), in favor of their own iCloud implementation. Or perhaps it has to do with how records within an outline are synced. (Clearly, I'm not a programmer, so I'm just guessing.)