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Bought RightNote Pro with Journal - Problem after Problem V4.0.3.0

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I bought RightNote Pro with a life time License for around $140 US. because it incorporated a new Journalling feature ( entry by calendar).
Right note's back engine is SQL Lite - rock solid engine , right ?

At first it worked really well. This version V4.0.3.0 and a few previous revisions to that one then kept having ongoing problems with searches that hang and crash the data base. Copy and pastes from web pages that also hang and crash the data base and so on.

The developer Rael, to be fair has tried hard to rectify each problem as I find them. But really for the kind of money I'm paying I just want to get on with the job of entering saving and searching for notes. I'm not the buggy beta tester thanks. Its exasperating when you enter two notes and crash each time on the third entry and/or search.

It looks like the data base indeed is robust as at least no data is lost. Only lots of time and messing about sending messages and broken data bases to the author to see if he can help fix. In conversations with the author / developer it became obvious the problem was with the filtering of the data to the data base. The thing is getting choked up with incorrect data. For example a common crash message I get on a crashed search is something along the lines of Canvas drawing cannot be done on data. Hey data base what are you doing messing around with canvas drawing - I'm only doing a text search !

Note, I persisted with the crashing and updates for about 3 to 4 months before giving up. So I gave it a solid try.

So , to conclude , I don't know what Kool Aid all these other wonderful reviews are drinking but , Im getting sour notes.

System PC Windows 10, 64 bit all updates installed as of July 2017 No other programs misbehaving.

Back ground - I've been searching for a replacement for Infoselect V 9 ( 2007) that's breaking down. Info select 10 was a disaster , and
Info select 11 even LOOSES data !

I have now worked with V7 of The Journal by RM David and can say that it is ROCK SOLID.
The developer is super responsive. Very happy.

Sorry Right Note , you initially looked like a database to party with.
Problem was all you did was crash the party (and often).

The author is responsive and tries hard but I needed to move on after 4+ months.

[Edited by geor, July 10]

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Awsome!

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Thank you for great program for making notes!
The one really makes my life easier when at work! I have to work a lot with various amount of tasks and Rightnote memorize all of them easily. By the way I heard that virtual data rooms like Ideals are ready to replace traditional data rooms in order to improve business processes.

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RN is the best note-taking application

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Keynote was the best note-taking application I ever used, and RightNote has everything Keynote had plus much more. It is fast, reliable, updated frequently and can easily store vast amounts of text. Works flawlessly with all modern versions of Windows.

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Rightnote - Exactly what I was looking for in a notesaving program

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I invested several weeks in reviewing the available windows note saving programs. I found Rightnote to be exactly what I was looking for. It was easy to use and has an interface that I find to be perfect for the thousands of pieces of information that I use in my business. I had hundreds of text files with information and I find that Rightnote makes it very easy to put them in a format where I can find them and use them.
Even better, I found a small problem with the program and the author immediately set out to fix them. The support is excellent!
While the program has enough features to keep me busy for several months learning them, I was able to immediately start using it to organize my data. I now keep at least two instances of it open all the time on my computer and we access the files across our LAN.

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Nothing better or more powerful

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I am a power user for over a year. My databases are large. rightnote scales well with no maximum note file (*.rnt) database size I've seen and I'm well past the developers recommendation. I've used latest Onenote, evernote (not really comparable) treepad, many others, this is clearly the best for me. I use it for technical notes and personal notes and journaling.

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Made our lives easier and more effective

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We dont like RightNote, we LOVE it. All of these years using patched together systems to track all of the info going through a professional firm, and RightNote puts it in one, simple place! Thank you!!!

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Exclent Application for cross platform

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I have been using RightNote since 2009 and love it. I am a linux user and RightNote works perfectly with every version of WINE I have used.

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RightNote Pro

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I have been a fan of outliners in one form or another for at least 20 years. My old favorite was Ecco, simply because there wasn't anything that was really comparable to it.

Since that time I've worked with several other note-taker / information manager products, and have accumulated pretty good lists of likes, dislikes, and deficiencies for all of them.

I've been seriously working with RightNote Pro for a couple of weeks now and am finding that the overall interface is just about the best possible solution for me. The combination of the outline tree on the left and page tabs on top provides me excellent flexibility and speed while having to open only one file to contain all my information. Finally, it has the least amount of "dislikes" on my list.

It's pretty light-weight (doesn't take up a lot of system resources) but still has ample capability for what I want to do. The FAQ's list a recommended max database size of around 300 MB, which is adequate for me and should be more than ample for most users. My only wish is that I could sorted lists in the text side of RightNote as I can today with Ecco and Notepad++. Perhaps that will come in a future release. (Hint, hint!)

If you want an easy-to-use information manager that you won't outgrow over time, I recommend this highly.

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Very useful program

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Since I began to use RightNote, I found it very interesting. Very flexible and powerfull. I don't know if it's the best, but it's very good.

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RightNote: A Most Useful Program

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In the early PC days, I used InfoSelect.It was great, simple but with each new edition, it became more complex. I searched for months for a replacement, tried many of the software alternatives out their at the time, and discovered RightNote. I cannot say enough good things about the program. Easy to use, love the webpage clipping and it is my right hand for my failing or overloaded brain. I am retired so I don't need it for work. But there is not a day that goes by where I don't log into RN and look up something I have saved. The program is so good that it was one program I felt great buying and supporting. My life would certainly be more difficult without it. Thanks to its creator.

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"RightNote" Is The Tool EVERYONE Should Have!

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I don't know how I've done without RightNote for so long! Like others, I tried "Stickies" only to find that after creating five or six "Notes To Myself", the Stickies became disorganized and not easily managed beyond those five or six.

With RightNote, those problems are gone forever and I can generate as many "Notes To Self" and retrieve any of them quickly and easily; I can add to them, delete them (when a task is completed, for instance), copy them to a Word document, and so on.

As I said earlier, I don't know how I got along without RightNote before now! I'd rate it as eleven stars out of ten, Gangue!

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RightNote is essential

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This is by far the most important note saving and editing program in my arsenal. I love the tagging and search functions. I cannot think of a better aid for storing research and blogging notes. 5 star out of 5, or 10 out of 10.

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Best desktop note-taking and simple to use

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I have tried out several applications for note-taking. I found RightNote (I use standard version) to be the best as a desktop application for organizing notes. RightNote has several features that are useful for note-taking such as capturing notes instantly with a shortcut key and also formatting text in preset formats that can be customized in order to facilitate remembering the content of a note. Another nice feature is that notes are referenced automatically by including the website addresses from which a note was captured. Such a feature allows one to focus on note-taking more than on referencing. There is a lot of room for development and keeping this note-taking program ranking as top league when compared to other note-taking applications.

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FAST, LIGHT AND PORTABLE

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Very flexible and powerfull. The best.

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