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ksenia 2007-08-13 12:54 AM

The pointless "focus" functionality with current implementation of single tasks
 
Hi,

Since OF releases started to get the "alpha" label several days ago, I started to worry about single tasks.

Is the proper implementation of single tasks still on the todo list for 1.0?

The biggest problem IMHO is that you can't put single tasks in a folder, which I - and many others - use as "area's of responsibility". Right now when you focus on a folder, you loose the single tasks, because they don't have position in the folder hierarchy.

:(

Ksenia.

jet14 2007-08-13 01:48 AM

I've dealt with this by creating a "One-off's" project in that folder (set as a "parallel" rather than "sequential" project) to hold those

filmgeek 2007-08-13 04:18 AM

I have a project I call "Alone" for single tasks that aren't really part of a specific project.

ksenia 2007-08-13 04:40 AM

I understand you guys, but this is just too much work. I have a lot of folders, and a folderstructure of sometimes 6 levels deep, so I would have to create "Alone" project on every level, in every folder, to be able to use "Focus" functionality :/

Craig 2007-08-13 05:34 AM

[QUOTE=ksenia;19196]I understand you guys, but this is just too much work. I have a lot of folders, and a folderstructure of sometimes 6 levels deep, so I would have to create "Alone" project on every level, in every folder, to be able to use "Focus" functionality :/[/QUOTE]

Are you aware that you can Focus on multiple projects/folders at once, by holding down Cmd as you select them? Seems to me like you wouldn't necessarily need multiple singleton projects to be able to include them in your Focusing.

ksenia 2007-08-13 07:39 AM

[QUOTE=Craig;19200]Are you aware that you can Focus on multiple projects/folders at once, by holding down Cmd as you select them? Seems to me like you wouldn't necessarily need multiple singleton projects to be able to include them in your Focusing.[/QUOTE]

Thanks, I aware of that, but then I'll still get unrelated actions into my focused area. If I focus on Work > XYZ folder AND on global "Single actions" project, I will still see in my @Mac context single actions that has nothing to do with my XYZ area of work.

Craig 2007-08-13 08:32 AM

OK, now I see what you want. I actually requested the same feature last month and heard back that the developers are "seriously considering" this. I encourage you to "Send Feedback."

In the meantime I've created parallel singleton projects for each of my area-of-responsibility folders, and it functions well (though does take up screen real estate).


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