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Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-10-09, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,032
Posted By LizPf
I'm Back ... and Wow~

I was on the OmniFu test team years ago ... started with Kinkless. Those were the days ...alpha

I dropped off the OF wagon when it got too cumbersome to manage everything. I needed my calendar,...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-10-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,418
Posted By LizPf
Rotate a Group of Text Blocks

I haven't been here for a while ... now I have a question.

I'm using OG Pro 5.2.3 to lay out a birthday party invitation. As background, this will be an 8.5 x 11" sheet, folded into quarters. To...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-03-15, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,497
Posted By LizPf
Bump

Sorry for the bump on such an old post, but I'm looking for an answer to this too.

It does not look good for a construction drawing to say 28.00036 in. when you want the part built to be 28".
...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2010-03-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,364
Posted By LizPf
Me, too!

I just came by to search on this issue with my new MacBook Pro and even newer Graffle (updated from a PowerBook G4 and Graffle 3.x). I was looking for a way to stop my objects from rotating if I look...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-01-13, 05:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,035
Posted By LizPf
One of the advantages of OmniFu (my opinion) is...

One of the advantages of OmniFu (my opinion) is that it is *not* tailored to business executives those of us who don't even own a desk can use it.

One of the reasons GTD doesn't work well for me...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2009-08-04, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 55,657
Posted By LizPf
Electrical Wiring Stencils

I'm looking for a stencil set with the common symbols for electrical wiring. Anyone know if one exists?

--Liz
Forum: Omni Lounge 2009-06-25, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,043
Posted By LizPf
I recently spent a long time researching Mail...

I recently spent a long time researching Mail alternatives ... and I'm back to using Mail. (Tiger version) Here's why:

- Rules! No other mail program can do something as simple (?) as beep me when...
Forum: Omni Lounge 2009-06-25, 03:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,880
Posted By LizPf
Thanks Dennis. However, the lack of 2-way...

Thanks Dennis.

However, the lack of 2-way Google calendar synching is only half the problem the other half if the ugly and unchangeable user interface. To me, both issues have equal weight.
...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2009-06-10, 05:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 60,030
Posted By LizPf
Like some others in this thread, I used More 3.1...

Like some others in this thread, I used More 3.1 decades ago. I wasn't a heavy user of cloning, but it is very, very handy. I would like to see it in OO.

For those not familiar with More, cloning...
Forum: Omni Lounge 2009-06-01, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,880
Posted By LizPf
I would love to see OmniCal too ... and...

I would love to see OmniCal too ... and OmniAddressBook wouldn't be bad, either.

But I can live with AddressBook I do not like iCal.*

I run my family's calendars in Google Calendar. I have 5...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-05-29, 03:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,278
Posted By LizPf
"Call Mom at 3" really isn't an OmniFocus task at...

"Call Mom at 3" really isn't an OmniFocus task at all.

OF was never meant to be your only time/task manager it is intended to be used for the things that can't be put on a calendar. OF and (your...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-13, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,355
Posted By LizPf
Thanks, Brian, that did the trick! I knew...

Thanks, Brian, that did the trick!

I knew there was a solution, I just couldn't figure out what it was. I rarely use the Inbox (as I usually know what Project and Context a task goes to), so I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,355
Posted By LizPf
That could be it ... my Little List is in Context...

That could be it ... my Little List is in Context mode, and the Active Project list with the overly wide column is in project mode.

And I checked another Project mode perspective and the Name...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-12, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,355
Posted By LizPf
I'm back, and the problem is still around. [As I...

I'm back, and the problem is still around. [As I said, we're having the entire back half of our house gutted and expanded. I work at home or try to.]

Brian, I understand what you are saying. I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-06, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,355
Posted By LizPf
Whpalmer4, Yes, the Name column is very...

Whpalmer4,

Yes, the Name column is very wide, much wider than it needs to be to contain the longest name.

I did check my other Perspectives, and the same issue exists ... *except* on my Little...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-05, 03:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,355
Posted By LizPf
That solved the easy half of the problem. I...

That solved the easy half of the problem.

I now have the Context column heading back. But the Name column is the one that's too wide, and I still can only make it wider, not narrower.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-05, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,355
Posted By LizPf
How can I make the Name column narrower in project view? [SOLVED: See thread]

Maybe I'm just being brain-dead (definitely ... I'm living and trying to work through a major house remodel. Major chaos) ... I have a Perspective with an exceptionally wide Name column, and I can't...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-02, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,371
Posted By LizPf
For me, it's partly a UI appearance thing ... I...

For me, it's partly a UI appearance thing ... I prefer my different calendar items to be black text on a colored bar, not colored text on white.

A larger issue is that it's a pain to share...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-02, 11:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,505
Posted By LizPf
Yes ... I'm not upgrading until the next major...

Yes ... I'm not upgrading until the next major revision ... unless you keep the sparkles!

Though it's all right if you make it a hidden preference. And tell me how to get them.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-02, 04:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,131
Posted By LizPf
The problem with making the UI look "fun" is that...

The problem with making the UI look "fun" is that one person's fun is another's horribly distracting.

One of the most important features of OmniFu is that the boring (and minimally changeable)...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-02, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,371
Posted By LizPf
I don't like iCal. I also haven't been putting OF...

I don't like iCal. I also haven't been putting OF data into my calendar ... I run them as two separate systems.

For a good long time, I was using the GCal mini-app (single function web browser) to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-02, 03:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,028
Posted By LizPf
I can. I'll use a very domestic example -- a...

I can.

I'll use a very domestic example -- a sewing project. I'll number steps.

1. Prepare fabric
1. Prepare sewing machine
1. Prepare pattern
2. Pin pattern to fabric, cut out
3. sew darts...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-01, 11:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,505
Posted By LizPf
I'm sorry, the so-called sparkles don't do it for...

I'm sorry, the so-called sparkles don't do it for me.

I need them to indicate priority ... I want different colors for different priority tasks. {April fool ... seriously, this is fun, and should...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-03-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 61,325
Posted By LizPf
These sound more like Calendar tasks than...

These sound more like Calendar tasks than OmniFocus tasks. As I use them, OF is for tasks that don't necessarily have to take place on a specific date, and can "float" if necessary. I put tasks like...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-03-09, 05:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,416
Posted By LizPf
Bring Back Drawers!

I like the separate Inspector too, though it adds a bit of desktop clutter.

I would like the Inspector moved into a drawer ... that seems like it would solve many of the problems:
- easy to...
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