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Dave Campbell

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I like to make reasonably cryptic notes on what I'm working on, and get them in some manner to a mobile device I can use in another room. I've started lumping them together, and after some scratching around, figured out how to convert my docx file to a mobi for my Kindle, and with a table of contents on the reader, it makes it easy to pop up and find a rough spot I need to work on.

There's a bunch of formatting things I've had to work through on the docx, and setup on the software I'm using. The software is "Calibre" (FREE), and will output to lots of devices. I prefer a mobi over pdf for Kindle because I haven't found a good solid PDF viewer for Kindle.

If the layout and setup to produce a mobile-ready document interests people, I'll write it up.

I don't mind doing it if it helps someone, but don't want to take up space if I'm the only one interested 😉

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Hi Dave

I'm always interested in information management.  I don't use Windows much, nor do I have a kindle ... but I'd like to hear more about what sort of information you keep in your cryptic notes.
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I will second Robin's question.  As far as technology, I'm as up-to-speed as most "older folk", but I freely admit to the fact that I don't know what I don't know.  So if there is helpful technology out there I'd like to learn more about it.
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Originally Posted by Dave Campbell
I like to make reasonably cryptic notes on what I'm working on, and get them in some manner to a mobile device I can use in another room. I've started lumping them together, and after some scratching around, figured out how to convert my docx file to a mobi for my Kindle, and with a table of contents on the reader, it makes it easy to pop up and find a rough spot I need to work on.
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Dave sounds very interesting and I sure some members would find it useful.

Previously I used Calibre to manage my eBooks but since my Kindle crapped out I haven't replaced it and now read eBooks on my MS Surface. Now I use MS OneNote to store all my magic notes (e.g. where to find a trick I saw or read about and want to learn) and keep an inventory of my magic DVDs, books. I also store video clips of tricks and sleights on it and since it all ends up in the "magical cloud" I can access it from any device and when away from home.

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Bill Guinee

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I want to hear more.
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