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Tech198

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Mar 21, 2011
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ok thx... actually all that did was send it to notes as .pdf.. I really only needed the text.

I found just selecting text in email and "share" on popup does it fine.
 

posguy99

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Unfortunately you have to have iCloud Notes enabled or you can no longer share *into* Notes from another app.
 

NoBoMac

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I think OP does have iCloud Notes on, just that they were looking at an Apple support note on how to send a text file/text file attachment to Notes vs wanting to send the text of an email to Notes.

But, they did find a workaround re: do a select all text and then send that to Notes.

The whole send to Notes share sheet does seem to be app dependent. But also make sense re: content/source type. For example, I can send this forum page to Notes, but it will take the link vs actual text (some sense: URL content is/can be dynamic; can always generate a PDF and send that to capture as-is at that time). Emails, loaded with images, tables, header information, so, lots of extra stuff that maybe makes more sense to share as a PDF (as noted by OP). Did a quick test of what the support notes says, and it still works: created an email with an attached .txt and .rtf file, both were sent to Notes as the full documents.
 

posguy99

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It's ridiculous that you could share into IMAP-hosted Notes *before* iCloud Notes became a thing, but since, you can't. IMAP certainly hasn't changed in the meantime.
 
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