Since the beginning of Mac OS X, we’ve had the ability to quickly generate PDFs using the print dialog. You can additionally save PDFs into specific applications if supported by the developer. This has become a little more difficult in the age of sandboxing, but it still works. If you downloaded Evernote directly from the Evernote.com website, this feature likely works for you automatically. However, if you downloaded Evernote from the Mac App Store, you’ll have to activate it manually. Make this option available simply by putting an alias of the Evernote application in:
~/Library/PDF Services (if the PDF Services folder doesn’t exist, just create one.)
I find that saving a PDF into Evernote from the print dialog box is, in many cases, the fastest and easiest way to get documents into Evernote.
5. Send to Evernote via Email
Evernote gives every user a unique email address that they may send documents to Evernote. You can usually find this email address by looking at the account information screen either inside the Evernote application or once logged into the Evernote website. I find this feature helpful for saving email messages or forwarding documents that I received by email into Evernote, especially when I’m on the go.
6. Use TextExpander
In combination with the method described above to email documents to Evernote, I’ve also created a TextExpander snippet to help streamline this process. By modifying the subject of the email sent to Evernote, you can change the title of the note or file a note in the specific notebook.
The subject of the email will become the title of the note in Evernote. You can also use the @ symbol to designate a specific notebook. For example, adding @work to the end of the subject line of my email will file that email in my work notebook.