Import from Day One

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18 Nov, 2016 02:54 PM

Any plans to add support for import from Day One Journal? (It's too hard to walk away from 4 years of notes)

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 18 Nov, 2016 03:15 PM

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    I have yet to study the Day One format in order to create a Bear importer. But is on my list.


  2. 2 Posted by tj on 21 Nov, 2016 10:10 PM

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    Great. Let me know if you'd need a sample.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 22 Nov, 2016 08:51 AM

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    yes, please.

  4. 4 Posted by tj on 12 Dec, 2016 07:59 PM

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    Were these helpful? Let me know if you need anything else. Obviously, I'm
    anxious :)

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 13 Dec, 2016 09:55 AM

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    I don't have received anything, but maybe it's a problem with this form, can you please link the examples on DropBox or similar ?


  6. 6 Posted by tj on 13 Dec, 2016 05:07 PM

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    No problem. Let me know if you have any trouble with this. Should be a
    .TXT and .JSON waiting for you here

  7. 7 Posted by ErikMH on 20 Jan, 2017 01:09 PM

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    I’d be happy to help as well, @Danilo, if you need more examples.

  8. 8 Posted by Dave on 27 Jan, 2017 11:02 PM

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    Any update here? Also eager to import from day one.

  9. 9 Posted by Dave on 28 Jan, 2017 02:30 AM

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    If you allow import from html that could work as well as day one 2 offers html export!

  10. Support Staff 10 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 30 Jan, 2017 10:24 AM

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    Hi Dave,

    I'm still working on it, but will be available with the next update anyway.

    The html export is great news, can someone send me and example?


  11. 11 Posted by Dave Radparvar on 01 Feb, 2017 04:17 AM

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    Nice glad to hear it will be in the next update! Any way to get notified
    when the new update is live?

    I dont have Day 2, and couldnt track an example online. In the process
    though I did stumble across this in case it is handy:

  12. 12 Posted by jim g on 01 Feb, 2017 05:54 AM

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    I have Day One but never used it. I familiarized myself with it enough to put together example journal entries for a trip. The data can be exported json, pdf, html, and plain text. I did an html export which creates a zip file that I've attached. Hope this helps.

  13. Support Staff 13 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 02 Feb, 2017 11:16 AM

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    @jim contrary to what I thought the json format resulted less problematic to implement.

    @tj Attached you can find the imported notes from your export sample, please check this is result you expected.

  14. 14 Posted by tj on 02 Feb, 2017 04:28 PM

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    Just imported all 3 into Bear and they all look great. Nice work.

  15. 15 Posted by David B on 11 Aug, 2017 07:50 PM

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    Hi, I'm looking to see if I can migrate my DayOne journal to Bear. The JSON import seems to work well on my handful of tests. Has anyone successfully migrated the metadata somehow (particularly location and weather data)? Thanks.

  16. Support Staff 16 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 12 Aug, 2017 03:43 PM

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    Hi David,

    Bear's Dayone importer don't take in consideration location and weather metadata.


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