What’s New

July 27, 2020 — Upgrade your team with networked knowledge and smarter task management.
We're happy to announce two new major features that will help you collaborate with your team and never lose important tasks assigned to you. Input is the best way to connect your team's knowledge and and getting things done.

We'd like to thank our #community channel for giving us so much feedback along the way. If you'd like to join our private slack channel to share your thoughts, message us.
Features & improvements
  • Networked Knowledge
    Internally, we've called this feature "inter doc linking", and it's the fastest way to connect all your notes/docs together. To link to knowledge you and your team have created in Input, simply type "@" and the title of the note/doc. (Ps. It works on the mobile iOS app too!)
  • My Tasks
    Keep track off all the tasks assigned to you by clicking on "My Tasks" in the left nav bar. You can check off task items inside the nav bar. When you click on the a task, it will take you straight to note with the task.
Bug fixes & refinements
  • Fixed issue: Removed toolbar bubble when you drag a task.
  • Refined "read only" experience by disabling editor toolbar, and disabling the sharing/invite buttons.
  • Fixed: cursor, remove hover box-shadow for disabled buttons.
  • Fixed: If a user tries to create an account (and already have an account), we will let the user know they already have an account. Thanks Dennis!
  • iOS: Added the ability to rename a folder while inside it in the navigation. Thanks Annie!
  • iOS: Fixed a bug on iOS where assigning tasks was broken. Thanks Annie!
  • iOS: Fixed a bug where the keyboard would obscure content on returning to the iOS app. Thanks Annie!
  • iOS: Fixed a toolbar alignment bug on iOS.
June 22, 2020 — Who’s viewed your notes, improved email notifications, and long press for more options.
Our team has listened your feedback and paid attention to the details to improve the experience. A special thanks goes out to all the folks hitting us up with ideas and ways to polish Input. Thanks Jen, Hoo, Merci, Charlotte, Belinda, Yong, Joe, Dennis and Justin.
Features & improvements
  • Know when people have viewed your note
    You can now see the last time others viewed a note by clicking the Share button.
  • Improved email layout with better readability
    When you invite someone or get a notification, emails from Input will be much easier to use, with a clear call to action.
  • iOS App has long press for more options
    Long press on any item in Input to rename folders, delete items and move thigns around.
Bug fixes & refinements
  • Optimize main navigation dragging & dropping
  • Clicking notifications opens that page in a tab
  • Better error reporting so we an squash bugs faster
  • iOS - Invite flow is now more intuitive and accessible
  • iOS - Fixed bugs with selection manipulation
  • iOS - Made view only permissions work as expected
June 10, 2020 — Tabs in Mac OSX App and Folders for the iOS App
As you find yourself using Input more, getting to your most important notes faster is critical. Thanks to our early beta testeres your feedback—we hope that these new features save you time.
Features & improvements
  • Tabs in MacOS X App
    To access, manage and work with notes faster, the MacOS X App supports tabs. As part of making things faster, you can use the following keyboard shortcuts:
    CMD+W: Close Tab
    CMD+SHIFT+[: Previous Tab
    CMD+SHIFT+]: Next Tab
    CMD+N: New Note
  • Creating folders and moving items in the iOS App
    Now you can organize your notes easier in the iOS App. In addition, you can now long press to get a context menu to move and deleete items.
Bug fixes & refinements
  • Fixed iOS bug where opening a notification didn't take you to the right place
  • Refined invite flow in the iOS app
  • Improved sorting in the All section so that new docs open at the top in the iOS app
  • Hovering over a link will show it's URL
June 2, 2020 — Find, Refined UX, Avatars
Our team recently hosted a virtual offsite inviting users to provide feedback directly to our team. We took time to look at the entire spectrum of features, enhancements and bugs and we have prioritized this quarter to deliver features that will help you collaborate with your team. In addition, we have also set a clear roadmap to improve our user experience based on user feedback from our community and usertesting.com.
Features & improvements
  • Find text in the MacOS X App:
    Command + F
  • New button:
    Command + N (for the MacOS X App)
    Command + Shift + N (for the MacOS X App)
  • Ability to change your avatar
    Go to the settings icon (located in the top left hand corner), go to "My Account" and click "Upload Photo"
Bug fixes & refinements
  • Fixed an issue with the editor which saved empty docs, causing occasional lost data—thank you Belinda, Charlotte and Dennis for reporting this!
  • Added "forgot password", because sometimes it happens
  • Don't show to users with read-only access the toolbar menu
  • More bug fixes
May 13, 2020 — Floating toolbar and links
As we build our product, we are listening directly to user feedback. As we build big features, we're also keep an eye on the small things that help folks create bigger and better notes. A quick shout out to Belinda for being extraordinary beta testers and choosing Input.
Features & improvements
  • Floating toolbar with more styles, and adding links
    To activate the floating toolbar, simply highlight some text. A little bubble will appear, enabling you to create bold, italic, and underlined text. You can also highlight text and add a link, to make your note nice and clean.
  • Sign in with your Apple ID
    If you have an Apple account, you can sign in with one click
Bug fixes & refinements
  • Switched to UUIDs
  • Fixed bugs with the editor, which broke Safari and the iOS app
  • Fixed issue with activity. Old activities will be lost, but all new activities will be saved.
  • Added a "resend" button to verify your email when signing up
May 1st, 2020 — Enhancements based on community feedback
A quick shout out to all the beta users playing with Input. All of these enhancements in this release have been based on your feedback. In addition, several issues that have been fixed based on user testing, recommended by Garrett Camp! Thanks for the advice—this is now part of our process.
Features & improvements
  • Keyboard shortcuts to create new notes and folders (OSX Desktop App)
    Create a new note: cmd + N
    Create a new folder: cmd + shift + N
  • Kabobs that help you create, duplicate, and delete faster
    Those little yummy 3 dots ("kabobs") enable you to do more with your notes and folders. You can now duplicate and delete notes from the navigation bar on the left.
  • Kabobs that help you create, duplicate, and delete faster
    Those little yummy 3 dots ("kabobs") enable you to do more with your notes and folders. You can now duplicate and delete notes from the navigation bar on the left. Also, you can create new notes within folders by using the kabob. Also-also, you can duplicate and delete notes using the kabob in the top right hand corner of a note.
Bug fixes & refinements
  • Folder drag and drop experience has been refined to feel more natural.
  • Titles of notes have been improved for better user experience.
  • Dark mode label toggles if you click anywhere on the tab — thanks Dennis!
  • Removed "Upload Avatar" button — thanks Charlotte and Dennis!
  • Change "Login" to "Log In" — thanks Dennis!
  • Sign in issues have been resolved. Sometimes users would get a blank screen after trying to sign in — thanks Jim!
  • Fixed a bug that caused pages within folders to be indented improperly.
  • Fixed a bug that caused duplicate notes after sharing.Fixed a bug that caused duplicate folders.
  • Toaster alert colors have been updated to be more clear.
  • Target area of blank notes have been increased so that it's easier to edit a note.
  • Added tool tips to the toolbar, on hover.
  • Updated push notifications so it's more clear who they're coming from.
  • Fixed a bug in the editor which caused scrolling issues when multiple people were editing.
  • Updated presence flags and highlighted colors to be more visually accessible.