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Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2009-02-05, 01:31 PM
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Posted By pjc
What about on the Mac?

What about on the Mac?
Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2009-02-04, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,603
Posted By pjc
Using client SSL certificates?

Is there any way to use a client SSL certificate when syncing with OF?

I imagine this is much easier on OF for the Mac, but I'd also like to know if there's a way to do it with the iPhone version....
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-06-12, 11:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 23,514
Posted By pjc
Hurray! That will definitely be sufficient for...

Hurray! That will definitely be sufficient for my needs! (I believe CalDAV servers are also WebDAV, since CalDAV is just an extension?)
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-06-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,302
Posted By pjc
There's no way to order actions manually in...

There's no way to order actions manually in context view. The only manual ordering of individual tasks is within a project.

However, if you click on the "View" button, you'll get a row of options...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-06-12, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 23,514
Posted By pjc
I'm sure I can't store work action items on an...

I'm sure I can't store work action items on an offsite web server.

I sure hope they let me sync with (work's) webdav/caldav and not just MobileMe!
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-06-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,823
Posted By pjc
My usual solution to this (which is admittedly...

My usual solution to this (which is admittedly not especially elegant) is to assign such projects a "Figure out next steps" action that I never check off. I just leave it at the bottom of the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,986
Posted By pjc
Great! That's what I figured it meant, but I...

Great! That's what I figured it meant, but I wanted to be sure.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,986
Posted By pjc
Aha...when you try to add it to your cart you get...

Aha...when you try to add it to your cart you get some more useful information:


I'm confused about this commercial use restriction. The whole point of OF is to organize my life, work included. ...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,986
Posted By pjc
How do family pack licenses work? I can't find...

How do family pack licenses work? I can't find any details about them anywhere on Omni's web site. Is it a single license that allows 5 concurrent uses? Is it 5 separate licenses? 3?

Is there...
Forum: iCal Sync 2007-11-08, 10:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 21,531
Posted By pjc
Along these lines, what I would find most useful...

Along these lines, what I would find most useful is syncing items with due dates with iCal on a per-project basis. Syncing by context makes perfect sense for the task list, but for the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-18, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,487
Posted By pjc
I think both sides of this discussion have...

I think both sides of this discussion have successfully pointed to the relevant portions of GTD supporting their argument. It really isn't clear cut. There's support for "next" being a singular...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,487
Posted By pjc
That's a really neat strategy! But I have...

That's a really neat strategy!

But I have trouble making it work. Maybe I've missed something -- is there a way I can see available tasks in context view not clustered by project?

If I switch...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,487
Posted By pjc
This is precisely my biggest problem with the...

This is precisely my biggest problem with the current definition of "next" as applied to parallel projects.

For me, there's nothing worse than getting a phone call out of the blue, switching to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,487
Posted By pjc
As the instigator of this current debate, I have...

As the instigator of this current debate, I have to admit that you have explained your view very well, and I find your perspective on "Next" actions enlightening. I really like your point people...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,533
Posted By pjc
Aha! Thank you for the work-around. Curiously,...

Aha! Thank you for the work-around. Curiously, my toolbar configuration window (in 91200) has no label for that tool. So I would have had no idea what it was except for your post.

When I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,533
Posted By pjc
Where did "Show in Project View" go?

It has vanished in build 91200!

It was still in 91009, but now it's gone, along with "Show in Context View"...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-13, 09:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,487
Posted By pjc
That's an excellent point. How about renaming it...

That's an excellent point. How about renaming it "Top", since it's only showing the top actions in a project? "Next" would use the algorithm I suggested (which mirrors GTD's use of "Next" more...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-07, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,487
Posted By pjc
Exactly! It is somewhat arbitrary, but...

Exactly!



It is somewhat arbitrary, but "next action" is a term defined in GTD, so there is a reasonable distinction between "Next" and "Available".
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-06, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,487
Posted By pjc
RFC: Revised definition of "next" action.

The short version:

The definition of "next" ought to be: "The first available task in each project within the set of currently selected contexts."

What do you think?


The longer version:
...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-05, 05:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,917
Posted By pjc
I was thinking, in GTD form, to call mine...

I was thinking, in GTD form, to call mine "Processed", as distinct from the "Inbox". (After all, the filter above this column still says "Active Projects".)

I suspect allowing people to name it...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-04, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,620
Posted By pjc
Please submit this via the Feedback... option in...

Please submit this via the Feedback... option in OF as well. They're taking votes on this feature (and I'd like to see it too!).
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-09-04, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,525
Posted By pjc
It looks like there's a little bug/feature in the...

It looks like there's a little bug/feature in the built-in update feature. The feature is that it doesn't trample your existing license when you download an update. But the bug is that it doesn't...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-08-31, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,695
Posted By pjc
I tried the latest build (90598) and this problem...

I tried the latest build (90598) and this problem still seems to be there.

I have a task with a review date of 8/30, one next action (no start date, purple), and one subsequent action with a start...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-08-31, 09:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 30,777
Posted By pjc
Because OF has a distinction between "Next"...

Because OF has a distinction between "Next" actions and "Available" actions. I want them all to be available, because, as you rightly observe, I can move on any of them now.

However, one of the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-08-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 30,777
Posted By pjc
What I would really like is a...

What I would really like is a per-singleton-bucket configuration that will let me control the behavior of which tasks are considered "next".

1) The current behavior is that NO tasks in a singleton...
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