January 14th, 2013, 02:09 PM
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Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Paoli PA, USA
Device(s): Note N7000, couple retired iPods, 10.1" Note N8013
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Well, it seems official now: there will be no port of CarbonFin's most-excellent outliner to Android. Per firstname.lastname@example.org
, "Unfortunately, there are no current plans to build an Android version."
What I'm looking for:
- Support heirarchical presentation
- Allow expand/collapse topics/branches
- Allow "Remarks/Comments" for each leaf, which]
can be hidden or shown.
- Support exporting to text, .XLS, or OPML
- Able to back up as discrete files (i.e. not
co-mingled with some system file or another)
- Cloud repository that can be synched with handheld
and referenced/edited on it's own via web browser.
- Search facility
- Import from CarbonFin's OPMH export file.
What I've tried:
- Apsalus: Can't figure out the UI
- Outliner: Lacks functionality
- GoogleTasks: The most CarbonFin-like UI, seems easiest to use, but seems to lack any facility for importing/exporting. Or am I just missing it? With import/export, it would seem tb the ticket given one could be comfortable with privacy considerations.
- NoteLynX Pro: A contender so far, but UI still a bit clumsy/arcane and also lacking in the import/export area.
What is it with Android list management? Hasn't anybody heard of OPML?
Edit 2013 01-15 1007:
The more I fool around with Google Tasks and TinjaSoft's "Google Tasks Organizer", the more I think that's the ticket. Only thing I can see missing at the moment is an option to hide the checkboxes.
In fact, the excellent synch, the pretty-good UI, and the convenience of being able to perform major editing tasks via my PC's browser seem to explain CarbonFin's decision not to port to Android: the competition from Google Tasks and the TinjaSoft product would seem tb too great.
Last edited by PeteCress; January 20th, 2013 at 06:44 PM.