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Posted by Hugh
Jun 19, 2014 at 01:43 PM

 

jamesofford wrote:
Nice to see that someone else has moved over to the Dark Side. I’m in an
>all Windows lab and it gets kind of lonely here.
> >On the writing front-I have tried several different pieces of software(I
>am a CRIMPer after all.)and I have always come back to Microsoft Word.
>It may not be the best, but I have used it for so long that I am used to
>its quirks. I’ve used it since it was a DOS program. And it remains the
>lingua franca of word processors. I do use Ulysses if I want something
>that is as plain text as it can be. I tried Scrivener and haven’t taken
>to it.
>On the information managment front, I use Papers 2.7.2 to keep my pdfs
>in line. It works great if you need to keep track of a literature, and
>for generating bibliographies I think that it is better than Endnote. I
>have the iOS version on my iPAd and it works great. Don’t buy version 3
>of Papers. They bolloxed it all up. I also use Devonthink Pro Office to
>keep track of stuff that doesn’t fit into Papers.
>For notetaking, I use Notesuite. It has a nice, clean interface, and it
>is easy to use on both the Mac and iOS. I used to be an avid user of
>Onenote on the PC, and I have tried several of the Mac/iOS versions of
>software that purport to be like Onenote. Including Onenote now that
>Microsoft has released it for other platforms. I don’t like them as well
>as I do Notesuite, but if they keep improving it I may switch back to
>Onenote. I like the way you can organize your stuff in Onenote better
>than I do Notesuite.
> >Jim