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santra 2009-04-22 01:08 AM

Get rid of those attachments! Right?
 
OK, so I'm seeing all over Twitter that the newest and best way to improve sync times are to get rid of your attachments.

Q: How do I quickly find all of them in OF Desktop so that I can see what they are and delete them? I saw a post about finding them in omnifocus.ofocus by expanding that file, but I can't find that file anymore. Even though I know that it's used for syncing, and I sync every day, I don't seem to have that file on my computer, my iDrive (MobileMe), or anywhere.

Q: If the date/time stamp doesn't (ever) change on these embedded files, why can't OF sync just see that and ignore them during sync?

Any attachment help appreciated. Thanks.

whpalmer4 2009-04-22 06:52 AM

You do have that file on your computer. If it isn't there, OmniFocus promptly recreates it, with the "welcome to OmniFocus" database!

In the Finder, type cmd-shift-G (or use Go->Go to Folder...) to bring up the following dialog box, and fill it in precisely as you see here:

[URL=http://img145.imageshack.us/my.php?image=picture2l.png][IMG]http://img145.imageshack.us/img145/8084/picture2l.png[/IMG][/URL]

That will take you to the folder where the file is, and it will be there if you are doing this in the account where you run OmniFocus.

Brian 2009-04-22 12:05 PM

Santra, if you contact the [EMAIL="omnifocus@omnigroup.com"]support ninjas,[/EMAIL] we can give you a hand with this.


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