I noticed when I received the 3.6 Beta 7 update that the Unfiled smart folder disappeared. Is this by design?
Is this by design?
Yes, unfortunately it did not find its way into the release notes.
I'll make a mention of this.
sjk, my understanding is that is indirectly related to feedback of the nature to which you link. I don't know how directly that particular thread impacted the decision, but I think it is safe to assume it was a factor.
Hopefully you can re-create the folder by hand as it is something I referenced a fair amount. I used it as "my stuff or organize" folder.
I don't see the "Unfiled' folder. I thought is used to be listed at the top of the folders list. I now see only the "All" (and the list of the specific folders).
Check the results of a Posts search for Unfiled.
If you wanna know why just search for "unfiled" and "Unfiled"
The confusion that I read in the previous posts can probably be solved by renaming the heading of "VAULT" to "TYPE" (or as you call it "KIND". Because the name VAULT suggests that it is sort of a storage place, as a folder, which confuse those who asked why an item appears both in VAULT and in FOLDERS.
So perhaps you can add the attribute "folder" to the parameters to build a smart folder. That way, everybody can define their own "unfiled".
The way I see it is you can assign an item to a folder, but you don't (cannot) assign an item to a smart folder. With a smart folder it is more the other way: The smart folder will 'search' across the board for items that have a particular set of attributes (kind, tag, etc).
I it is probably more useful to set up a smart folder to meet a specific need we might have.
If you need another vote:
PLEASE add back the "Unfiled" folder!!
The only alternative would be to be able to define THAT folder (in a way similar to smart folders in Mail.app) in the interface, but even then it would be good customer care to offer as a default what was there before (until 3.5.9).
Changed: Improved search and smart folders to allow searching items by folder. You can also use this feature to search for items that do not belong to any folder.
Turns out that having "Unfiled" folder shown by default also creates quite a bit of confusion among the new users.
I am going to improve the search so that you can easily define the Unfiled smart folder: