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There are a lot of scenarios where it can be advantageous to take notes with paper and pencil, but going back and finding what you need later can be a pain. With GoodNotes for iOS, you can get the best of both worlds by combining the flexibility and retention benefits of analog note taking with digital search features that use Optical Character Recognition (OCR).

In this tutorial, Mike introduces you to the different note-taking tools in GoodNotes while demoing sketchnoting, a visual note taking method that is typically used when listening to something you're interested in. You learn how to utilize those tools in GoodNotes, convert your handwritten notes into text, as well as search your documents after you've created them. Mike also shows you how to import document templates into GoodNotes, and export your documents after you're done.

  • Installation
  • Document Management
  • Quick Note
  • Notebook Options
  • Pen Tool
  • Color Palette
  • Shape Tool
  • Lasso Tool
  • Highlighter Tool
  • Eraser Tool
  • Image Tool
  • Convert to Text
  • Text Tool
  • Zoom Window Tool
  • Export
  • Import

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Video Tutorial Comments

(10 comments posted)

Dennis Pipper

This is awesome! Thanks for making this one, Mike. I would love to see a Part Two with more use cases and the other advanced features.

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Mike Schmitz

Thanks! Those are my main use cases at the moment, but I'm glad to hear you enjoyed it and I'll be thinking about what a possible part 2 could include.

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Rush Sherman

I agree with Dennis...this was a great episode because it was highlighting the practical application of the tool. I deeper dive would be awesome!

Gerardo Valdez Ramirez

Is it possible to have your templete of dominating your day?

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Mike Schmitz

Hi Gerardo, right now it's something that is only available to my coaching clients and will also be included with the purchase of my course, so I'm hesitant to make those available for free. If you like the idea though and want something similar, David Sparks has some PDF templates you can download for free on his site: https://www.macsparky.com/blog/2019/3/goodnotes-and-planner-forms

Bob Bellenghi

I also enjoyed very much, Mike and would love to see a part 2

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Mike Schmitz

Thanks Bob!

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Mike Schmitz

Thanks Bob!

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Mike Schmitz

Thanks Bob!

Mike Schmitz

Ok, I've had enough people ask about the form that I created a quick landing page for it. If you want to download it, you can now do so at http://mikeschmitz.me/planning/

P.S. Not sure why this page keeps submitting a comment from me every day :)

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