1. Get started.
2. Take notes.
3. Clip Web Notes.
- The web browser clipper is ideal when you want to clip specific, stand-alone articles from a website, a full page of a website (even when the entire page isn’t visible), specific text or images, or just the webpage URL.
- The clipper built into the desktop application is perfect when you need more exacting control over what you’re clipping. To use the desktop clipper, right-click on the Evernote icon in your computer’s task tray or dock (typically along the bottom of your screen) and select Clip Screenshot from the pop-up menu. Your cursor will become crosshairs; use it to draw a box around the desired area on your screen.
No matter how you choose to clip, your clipping will instantly appear as an image in a new note in Evernote.
4. Find the notes you need.
5. Set up notebooks (sparingly).
In the File menu, select New Notebook. A dialog box called Create Notebook pops up. Type a name for your notebook (remember, short names work best for viewing them in the left-hand column). Select whether you want it to be a synchronized notebook, or a local notebook available only on the device on which you created it. In most cases, you’ll want synchronized notebooks so they’ll be accessible from all your computing devices. Then click OK.
6. Share your search.
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