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Nebo Wish list for 2020

Here is the Paperless X community wish list for Nebo. Feel free to add your wishes to this one.

1. More background options for Drafts 

The draft feature is Nebo’s first step to becoming a handwriting note-taking app like Notability and GoodNotes. Handwriting recognition is fine and dandy, but so is keeping one’s handwriting just the way it is. The Draft feature lets you do that. Adding more paper options to it will be a step in the right direction for Nebo to start competing with Notability and GoodNotes. However, there is still a lot that needs doing before that happens. Most of the requests on this list added to the Draft feature will complete our handwriting note-taking experience in Nebo. To mention but a few: 

  • Zoom in and out of pages
  • Text rotation
  • Shapes tool

2. Better organisation

Folders within folders seem to be most preferred organisation option for most users. 

3. Multi-tasking

Nebo supports split view with other apps. Multi-instances however, offer better multitasking capabilities. Since iPadOS, the ability to open the same app side-by-side has become standard. 

4. Importing files into the app

Nebo is one of the few apps that doesn’t support importing documents. The ability to add PDFs to our notes is imperative for digital productivity. 

5. Support for drag & drop 

Drag & drop is faster and more comfortable than using the plus icon to add stuff (photos, notes sections, etc.) to your notes. It will also allow us to move notes from the main writing space to drafts and vice versa. It is more convenient than copy & paste.

6. An iOS and Mac Version

We want to access our notes from multiple devices. Now that Nebo supports keyboard input, we should be able to create and access notes on other devices, like phones and PCs. 

7. Syncing and backup to Private Cloud

Nebo doesn’t have any kind of backup. Sync and backup are different; having both is better. Syncing via private clouds (like WebDAV) is essential for businesses. You can never have too much protection for your data and notes. 

8. Add multiple words in the dictionary

The dictionary feature was a much-appreciated addition. But, adding one word at a time is a massive pain. Adding multiple words at once is better. 
Syncing our dictionary is also necessary. I just recently changed my iPad and had to download Nebo again. All my notes synced, but none of my dictionary words did. Now it seems I have to start adding them again — one by one. I am not looking forward to that.

9. Recycle bin

We need a way to recover our notes in case we want them back after deleting them. A recycle bin is a must-have for any note-taking app

10. Support for drawing chemical structures

Nebo’s handwriting recognition is the best on the market. If it can accommodate technical subjects too, this app will be unstoppable. We can add chemical structures in the draft area, though. This feature might not improve our user experience.

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