Author name: Luc Beaudoin

Luc P. Beaudoin Co-founder, CogSci Apps Corp. My Cognitive Productivity books.

DEVONthink is Hookmark’s partner of the month of June

DEVONthink is a powerful knowledge management tool that complements Hookmark very well. DEVONthink can work with information in its database and it can index folders on the Finder. DEVONthink has a famously powerful search tool. For instance, it enables you to search for items containing text that is near other text. Information in DEVONthink’s database […]

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Hookmark’s file links

You wouldn’t want to live with web links, so why should you be without links to files? One of Hookmark’s key sets of features is its adaptive file links, which are praised considerably. These links help users satisfy the 2s rule of cognitive productivity. We’ve explained these concepts in a recent forum topic. The details

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💡 Understanding hooks: easy for some, initially more difficult for others

I find it fascinating that given two equally intelligent, technically minded people, one of them will immediately understand the concept of “hook”. In contrast, the other one will take a while to understand it. What makes understanding hooks difficult for some? hooks are created and shown in an ephemeral popup window; unlike products with similar

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Why flag emails when you can copy links to them instead?

You probably know that Hookmark enable you to create links to email messages. But do you know that those links can be consumed in the free version of Hookmark, Hookmark basic. In fact Hookmark Basic (free tier) can consume any hook:// link including hook://file/ links and hook://email/ links. If there’s an important email message you

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💡 Script Debugger, our Partner of the Month of April, is ideal for editing Hookmark’s Integration Scripts

Hookmark Pro users can customize how Hookmark interacts with any given app by editing the appropriate integration script in the Scripts tab, which is in Hookmark’s settings (“preferences”). Integration scripts can be written in AppleScript or JavaScript. Our script editor is very rudimentary. These scripts can be written and edited in Apple’s script editor. However,

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💡 Tip: How to Copy Quotes and Deep Links to PDFs in DEVONthink (and other apps)

If you are a knowledge worker (lawyer, academic, etc.) then you work deeply with a ton of PDF files. You often need to refer to specific locations of a PDF file. Hookmark has you covered. Hookmark makes it very easy to get a deep link to a specific PDF location in DEVONthink (and other apps),

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