We’ve been working on this for awhile, and we’re happy to announce that you can now direct email to your Nirvana Inbox as a Bcc: recipient. :-)
Say what? OK, in case you didn’t know, Nirvana lets you create actions by email. When you send an email to your Nirvana account, the email subject becomes the action’s name, and the email body becomes the action’s notes. You can find your Inbox address on your Nirvana account dashboard, or by selecting Getting Started from the pulldown menu on the top-right of the screen (when you’re logged in to https://app.nirvanahq.com/).
While you could always send yourself an email as a normal To: or Cc: recipient, you can now include your Nirvana inbox address using the Bcc: field, which comes in handy when you’re sending an email to someone and want to send a copy to your Nirvana Inbox without your recipients knowing about your Nirvana Inbox email address.
An added bonus: this also means that you can set up forwarding rules in mail apps such as Gmail to (for example) automatically forward incoming email with specific search patterns to also arrive in your Nirvana inbox.
If you have any handy use-cases or tricks for using bcc, please be sure to share the knowledge. :-)
Update – Reminder:
For those folks that have been with us for a while – if you are still using the old Email-to-Inbox addresses pointing to the Nirvanahq.com domain, you need to make sure you update to use the Nirvanahq.in domain (the portion of the address prior to the @ symbol remains the same). The .com addresses had been deprecated for some time, but with this change are no longer valid.
Justa quick post to say that we’re all back in the office, rearing to go, and to wish everyone a prosperous and Happy New Year. :-)
We’d like to wish everyone a happy, relaxing and safe holiday season. We’re looking forward to spending some quality time with friends and family over the coming days, and we hope you are able to as well. 2012 was a difficult year for many around the world, but here’s raising our glass in a toast to a brighter future for all in 2013 and beyond. Peace.
A quick note to let everyone know that we’ve pushed out a bunch of updates to Nirvana. Here’s what’s new:
- Reference Lists
- Terminology Alignment: Tasks → Actions; Tags → Contexts
- Collapsable sections in left navi
- and a ton of other refinements
Will post a more in-depth look into what this all entails shortly.
In the mean time, detailed Release Notes are here:
An update for our many friends across the pond, you can now (finally) set your calendar week to start on Mondays if you so desire. Our first step down the path towards proper localisation — other languages and date formats to come in future releases — being able to start the week on Monday was a big one for a lot of people, so here it is.
Visit Settings » Preferences… and you’ll find the radio buttons to make this your preferred calendar view – over on the right-side of the Preferences dialog.
We also fixed a rather annoying rendering bug that was affecting Chrome users: that 4 pixel high line that would occasionally appear in the left navi is no longer. Thank goodness.
As always, release notes are here.