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dal71 2014-04-22 07:09 PM

Project perspective with selected contexts
 
Is it possible to have a perspective that shows flagged actions only from certain contexts, but where I see a list of all of my projects list on the left on the window instead of a list of contexts? I know how to do this if I want a list of contexts on the left, but not how to do it if I want a list of all of my projects on the left.

Thanks,

David

Dale 2014-04-23 09:31 AM

No. The context selection is lost once you switch to project view where you would need to be to view the list of projects in the sidebar.

The only way I know to get around this is to search for a specific context in project view and have the status filter set to flagged. This would give you a list of flagged tasks with the term from you search. In my experience this is unreliable as I sometimes have titles or notes which contain the same word I use as a context.

You can save this search configuration as a custom perspective if I works in you scenario.

dal71 2014-04-24 06:46 AM

Thanks for the information. That's what I was afraid of. I wonder if OF 2 will allow this flexibility?

Dale 2014-04-24 08:14 AM

Not that I can tell. The functionality seems similar through the new sidebar tabs, but I have not tested throughly as I have become more and more disappointed with the direction Omni is taking the software.

The announced release of OF2 should be in [URL="http://www.omnigroup.com/blog/omnifocus-2-for-mac-resumes-testing-will-ship-in-june"]June[/URL]. If you do not have access to the test builds and unable to test the current iterations of the software; I would expect a trial version to be available at the time of the new release.

Dale 2014-04-24 03:25 PM

They just opened up the public testing for OF2. Thought you might want to know.

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