Hi all, very new to this system and trying to settle on a naming structure. I am consultant, and will be using the following structure:
- 100-199 Personal Projects
- 200-299 Client Projects
- 200 Client A Project 1
- 201 Client B Project 1
Does anyone have experience setting up the J.D system in Bear? Struggling with the best way to utilize tags in place of a folder structure.
That seems solid as a start.
I use Bear and I only use tags for my projects. So 104 Learn with Lucy is tagged
#104 LwL#. (I like how they’ve done tags so you can have a space in the tag name.)
My use-case is then that I sit down, I’m in a mode, typically in a project, so I’ll click that tag, and it’s like Bear just became that project. I then use the standard filter to find what I want.
I like that when you’re filtered, creating a new note will automatically add that filter.
I create all notes with the full PRO.AC.ID number so they end up looking like this:
That makes sense! For individual notes in Bear, would you ever use the same PRO.AC.ID multiple times?
For example, in a folder structure, 104.23.21 is a folder that can hold multiple documents. With Bear, or any note-taking tool, would a note go at the ID or “document” level?
- note: 104.23.21 Errors
- note: 104.23.21 Something
- note: 104.23.21 More Things
One ID, one note. The note is about a particular thing. In my example, this is errors in Excel.
Now that note might be quite long, and have a bunch of headers, but I 100% stick to one note per ID.