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Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-07-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,432
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Ha! I've used apps like that. I'm trying...

Ha! I've used apps like that.

I'm trying out Evernote as a possible OmniFocus replacement. We'll see how it goes.
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-07-05, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,432
Posted By Mitch Wagner
@emory - Thanks for the tips. I haven't heard...

@emory - Thanks for the tips. I haven't heard about nirvanahq. I'll check it out.

I'm looking into Nozbe as an alternative to OF. The downsides: Somewhat expensive, and the Android client gets...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-07-05, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,432
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Android users - how do you manage?

I've ordered the Nexus 7 and I'm anticipating using it as my primary tablet (I know -- highly optimistic considering I haven't even gone hands-on with it). The big problem: OmniFocus. I'd love to be...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-03-31, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,940
Posted By Mitch Wagner
RobTrew - I've thought copying my list of current...

RobTrew - I've thought copying my list of current actions in OmniFocus to another list, but it seems too fussy. Thanks anyway, though.

My current system, which I've been using over the past few...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-03-30, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,940
Posted By Mitch Wagner
mpw - The script works great -- thanks again! ...

mpw - The script works great -- thanks again!

I'd really like a view that allows me to view all my active tasks in one long lost, and allows me to order them without respect to context or project....
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-03-30, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,940
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Christian - I find drag-and-drop clumsy with long...

Christian - I find drag-and-drop clumsy with long task lists. And the tasks lists on my main projects are wicked long. This may be a function of my using a Magic Trackpad; maybe I ought to blow the...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-03-29, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,940
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Looking for script for moving actions to top of project

I'm looking for a script to move a selected action to the top of a project. I believe it will also work for multiple selected actions.

I remember seeing this script quite some time ago but now I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-02-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 18,530
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Nice!

Thanks for the "Repeat Every Weekday" feature -- looks handy.

But how about taking it one baby-step further? Repeat every workday? A user would input vacation days and holidays and tasks would...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-11-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,417
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Do you use Projects as Areas of Responsibility

I've been struggling on how to organize Areas of Responsibility in Omnifocus.

Here's the way I'm defining terms. I think this is standard GTD definitions:

"Projects" are efforts with a finite,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-10-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,470
Posted By Mitch Wagner
If Groups function exactly like projects then...

If Groups function exactly like projects then that could make OmniFocus much more elegant for me. I need to look into that.

Thanks for everyone who responded to this thread. I meant to reply in...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-10-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,690
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Single-action list/next actions

I was under the impression that all the items on a single-action list are supposed to be next actions. Am I wrong here?

I'm looking right now at a single-action list with nine actions on it. If I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-10-09, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,470
Posted By Mitch Wagner
BIG feature request: Change the whole structure of projects

The Folders/Projects/Groups structure is plain confusing. We should instead just have items which act as projects if they contain other items, and act as actions if they don't contain anything else....
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-09-02, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,408
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Another vote or manual sorting in context view - and a workaround

Put me down as another vote for manual sorting and context view. I'll be emailing the support ninjas momentarily.

And now for my workaround: Sort by "Changed," and then add a space to the end of...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-07-27, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,997
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Start dates are one of my favorite features of...

Start dates are one of my favorite features of OmniFocus. For example:

- I have a task with a start date of next Tuesday to look into a conference in September, and see if it's worth attending. I...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2011-05-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,537
Posted By Mitch Wagner
MrMuggles, I use Notes Plus for the kind of...

MrMuggles, I use Notes Plus for the kind of freehand note taking you describe. No OmnOutliner integration, alas, other than the brute-force method of taking screenshots of each page and pasting them...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-01-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,713
Posted By Mitch Wagner
In a situation like that, I might just set the...

In a situation like that, I might just set the start time for the event a few hours in the future, and it'll be there the next time I look at my available or next-actions list after the start time.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,081
Posted By Mitch Wagner
I submitted the feature request. The response I...

I submitted the feature request. The response I received said that one of the ways they decide which feature requests to tackle is by how many requests they've received for it. So if you agree with...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-10, 11:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,081
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Whew! Not yet. I'll make a note to do...

Whew!



Not yet. I'll make a note to do that ... I'll make the note in OF of course.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,081
Posted By Mitch Wagner
whoops, whpalmer and I cross-posted.

whoops, whpalmer and I cross-posted.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,081
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Not sure the source of the confusion when I say...

Not sure the source of the confusion when I say "main preferences pane for the application." It's the pane that pops up when you go to the menu bar, click on the application name ("OmniFocus") and...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,081
Posted By Mitch Wagner
I'm talking about the main preference pane for...

I'm talking about the main preference pane for OmniFocus.

"Bucket" is one of the three types that projects can be -- "sequential," "parallel" or "bucket." I get the idea that the Omni Group is...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,081
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Feature request: "Bucket" default project type

In the preferences pane, in "General | Data | New Projects and Action Groups," please let me set a default of "bucket lists." Nearly all of my projects are bucket lists.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-09, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,787
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Interesting. This relates to a feature...

Interesting.

This relates to a feature request of mine (which I never formally submitted): Start time and end time can be "Later."

This is sort of like the Dave Allen/GTD idea of the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-17, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,110
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Works quite well. Thanks!

Works quite well. Thanks!
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-12, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,110
Posted By Mitch Wagner
Thanks. I haven't been able to modify it to get...

Thanks. I haven't been able to modify it to get it to work to my satisfaction -- indeed, after I modified it it didn't work at all.

I'm looking for one button that, when pressed, changes the...
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