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  1. To be exact I am suggesting:

    Whenever you add a webpage to the plex by dragging it's icon in the URL bar of a web browser to the plex, there should be an option such as a set of keys (e.g. holding down shift while dragging & dropping) that would cause PersonalBrain to actually capture the HTML and associated pictures from the webpage and place them in the "Notes" section.

    Furthermore, I think this option should be further customized to allow one the option to actually attach the HTML file of the page you were looking at to the actual…

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  2. The hide tag hints option in 5.0.0.9 is great. It just takes too many steps to switch back and forth. I propose that a button be added to the tool bar to show/hide tag hints, so that it can be toggled on and off quickly.

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  3. Add a Read only attribute for thoughts
    Attachments and notes should be read only too
    Value:
    for serious users of PB some of the content is simply too important to allow accidental deletion, especially if it's business info

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  4. It would be nice to have a menu option (perhaps under the Thought menu) to recenter the expanded view to the currently active thought. This would be helpful to avoid getting lost after panning around a large expanded view.

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  5. When creating a new tag in the Tags tab, users should have the option to uncheck the checkbox for making the tag visible in the plex (instead of creating the tag and then immediately editing the tag just to uncheck the box).

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  6. I need a way to be able to collect individual attachments from multiple thoughts into one location.

    The example is that I have many individual thoughts for employee ID photos. As it is now I have to select all those thoughts, copy, paste into new brain. Open Explorer and search for the file type in that brains directory to collect all the attachments. Perhaps we can have a context menu item in the selection pane that allows us to "collect attachments" under one thought as COPIES. The thought could be the parent or a newly created jump thought to the…

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  7. Using Mac OS the current facility to Add Attachments does not seem to allow importing of files into a thought, only the short cut. A file can be imported by dragging the file name from a folder but not as an option to the Add Attachments route.
    In addition when dragging files what is being dragged is not always consistent sometimes it indicates a shortcut and sometimes not.
    On this same option the Link to File Box brings up the folders/files screen for file selection and offers the Open selection box - other options say Choose which is the more…

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  8. Send a e-mail to the the Thought's linked address to recommend PersonalBrain. It can be titled as "recommend PB to xxx@aaa.com"

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  9. Right clicking and selecting a tag provides a menu sub-divided by the tag names.

    Right clicking and selecting a thought type provides a sub-divided menu with lower case alpha characters.

    Right clicking on a selection, the Add Tag and Set Selection Thought Type menus are not sub-divided.

    I think it would polish the PB product and make it look a little more professional if there was better consistency in these context menus.

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  10. If the focus is on a tag in the Tags Tab, pressing F2 should open the Tag Properties so that the tag can be renamed easily.

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  11. I have 50+ tags, so if I hit the letter 'Q' then it should jump to the first 'Q' on the list, just like it does in the drop-down list of the reports

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  12. Some way of showing relationships between sibling: family connection, AND/OR and so on

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  13. This would look like a number of Personal Brain Connectors to the many and varied Social Media Websites. At it's basic level it would enable the Personal Brain to create Thoughts on the fly from RSS Feed(s). In the Mature Version when I added a Friend in say FaceBook they would be added in my Personal Brain with the Right Click giving me the option to jump to one of their many Social Media Spaces. Social Thoughts would show the number of unseen subordinate Thoughts.
    In short it would give me BACK control of my Social Space! (It is likely…

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  14. I've tried to like Outlook. I really have -- just so I could use the Outlook-compatible features in Brain. But every time I go from my nice, clean Thunderbird interface to the visual and security mess that is Outlook, I start to cry. If you could support Thunderbird I'd be really, really happy.

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  15. Be able to use PersonalBrain as a topic map for devonthink databases. Attaching links to documents stored in devonthink.

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  16. It would be very helpful, especially when adding lots of new thoughts, to be able to highlight multiple thoughts, and automatically add characteristics (thought type, link type, color, etc.) to all at the same time. If this capability exists, I sure can't find it.

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    Hold down the control key and click the thoughts to select them. You can also select by control-clicking a gate, using search, using a report, or using the crawl function. Once you have a selection, right-click to set the thought type.

    Currently you can’t set link type or color this way – if you’d like to be able to do that, vote for this. :)

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