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Discussion on: A Personal Git Repo as a Knowledge Base Wiki

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Max Ivanov

Like it. What's your process of adding images to the pages? Is it: take a picture with a smartphone → icloud/dropbox sync to computer → move the file to the repo → add an image in markdown?
I'm yet to find a perfect solution for a personal knowledge base. I like to add diagrams next to the text (often a doodle is worth a hundred words) and I want the process to be as easy as possible. I found Notability app to serve best my needs. Using it on my iPad and computer. Also tried OneNote, GoodNotes and (Apple) Notes but they didn't click with me.

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Thank you! Yes, that's basically the process for adding images - I've only had to do that with one or two hand-drawn ones so far, for screenshots it's of course even simpler than that.
When I was first introduced to Apple Notes, I got into using it but getting the information out was ridiculous - I ended up connecting it to my Google account and so the notes now live in a Gmail folder as though they're emails. I've started the process of copying/reformatting the info to live in this repo, where it'll be a bit more useful!