Read Me First – Take Control of DEVONthink 3

Read Me First

Welcome to Take Control of DEVONthink 3, version 1.4, published in December 2020 by alt concepts inc. This book was written by Joe Kissell and edited by Kelly Turner.

This book teaches you the basics of DEVONthink version 3 on the Mac and DEVONthink To Go in iOS/iPadOS. You’ll learn how to find your way around, get information into and out of DEVONthink, and take advantage of the program’s most important features.

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Updates and More

You can access extras related to this ebook on the web (use the link in Ebook Extras, near the end). On the ebook’s Take Control Extras page, you can:

  • Download any available new version of the ebook for free.

  • Download various formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobipocket. (Learn about reading on mobile devices on our Device Advice page.)

  • Read the ebook’s blog. You may find new tips or information, as well as a link to an author interview.

DEVONthink’s Documentation

I refer throughout this book to DEVONthink’s documentation. It’s available within the app via Help > DEVONthink 3 Help; you can also download it in the form of a user handbook in PDF, EPUB, or Kindle (Mobipocket) ebook format from the DEVONthink Handbooks and Extras webpage.

What’s New in Version 1.4

This fourth quarterly update of this book brings it up to date with DEVONthink 3.6.1 and DEVONthink To Go 2.7.8, as well as reflecting a few changes in macOS 11 Big Sur. It also removed a few remaining mentions of iOS 12, and now covers iOS 13/iPadOS 13 and later. Apart from an assortment of minor corrections and clarifications, notable changes include:

What’s New in Version 1.3

The third quarterly update of the book made only extremely minor changes, mainly to cover small differences in DEVONthink 3.5.1 and 3.5.2. Changes included: