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Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-01, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,247
Posted By Arrow
I've never been much of a pure GTD adherent. I...

I've never been much of a pure GTD adherent. I don't agree with some of the basic tenents. They don't work for my life.

I have one context - "General"

OF is in some ways overkill for me. I've...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-01, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,247
Posted By Arrow
I've never been much of a pure GTD adherent.

I don't agree with some of the basic tenents. They don't work for my life.

I have one context - "General"

OF is in some ways overkill for me. I've tried using simpler systems but they are...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2014-02-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,715
Posted By Arrow
It started working properly on its own after a...

It started working properly on its own after a couple of days. Thanks.
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2014-02-06, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,715
Posted By Arrow
Inbox number is wrong

On the Inbox icon I now have the #1 even though I have cleared out all items in the inbox. Is there an easy way to reset this so it shows the correct number?
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2013-10-15, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,793
Posted By Arrow
Time stamp

Is there a way to add a time stamp to an entry in the iPad app?
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2013-09-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,442
Posted By Arrow
OmniOutliner 2 may become a workhorse.

I've had OO and OO for the iPad for years but have not used it much. I spend more than 95% of my time on the iPad. There were a few huge deficiencies that kept me from using it regularly. The most...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2013-07-23, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,590
Posted By Arrow
I want to write a simple paper on my iPad using Omnioutliner and Pages

I want to create an outline in OmniOutliner. A very basic outline with the top level being major headers and themes, and lower levels being opening sentences of paragraphs with some supporting...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2013-05-25, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,049
Posted By Arrow
Managing large number of documents on iPad

With the sync issue solved I would like to go back to using OO for iPad as a major tool. My concern is ending up with hundreds of OO documents and the cumbersome nature of the document handler and...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-03-08, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,506
Posted By Arrow
Project paradigm vs task paradigm

In a couple of other threads, especially as it relates to comparison with Things, there are mentions of the difference of conceptually approaching task management from a task vs a project paradigm. ...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2012-02-18, 08:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,619
Posted By Arrow
I just can't figure out how to use OO for a simple paper

Ive tried to figure out the workflow but everything i've tried is so complicated.

I want to write a simple paper. No footnotes, special attributes, etc.

I want to outline it first. Major...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2012-02-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,277
Posted By Arrow
Using Forecast View and Flags

The problem I have with the Forecast view on the iPad is the lack of the ability to show flagged items. I've tried to get away from setting false due dates and only use actual hard due dates. As a...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-01-13, 10:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,324
Posted By Arrow
I've been trying to give this some thought. It is...

I've been trying to give this some thought. It is difficult to articulate.

For some of my projects and actions standard GTD concepts apply and I find that I use OF exactly as most people do. For...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-01-10, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,324
Posted By Arrow
I very much agree that the point of my original...

I very much agree that the point of my original post was not simply to complain about contexts. Rather, it was to raise the issue of using OF in a non-GTD manner. I have to believe there are people...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2012-01-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,716
Posted By Arrow
Document backup

How are you backing up your OO documents on the iPad?

Every other app I use on my iPad either backups up with iCloud, DropBox, or is a cloud based service. I don't ever plug my iPad into my MBP...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-01-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 24,324
Posted By Arrow
GTD is not for everyone.

One of the things that has disappointed me through the years on this forum is the lack of significant discussion of using OmniFocus in a non-GTD manner.

I've tried to adapt my workflow to...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2011-06-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,437
Posted By Arrow
I just tried it on my MBP. Double clicking...

I just tried it on my MBP.

Double clicking on the dynamic HTML note opens it in Safari. All the triangles work.

Double clicking on the OPML note opens and works normally in OO and Circus...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2011-06-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,437
Posted By Arrow
What I've been able to do. Note, this is with an...

What I've been able to do. Note, this is with an Evernote Premium account.

Emailing as a dynamic HTML - open in iPad Evernote app and the exposure triangles don't work. The font is very small....
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-12-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,462
Posted By Arrow
Thanks. This is a big help. Stating the obvious,...

Thanks. This is a big help. Stating the obvious, I created a contact called "OmniFocus Action Item" with that email address making it easy to forward.

It responds quickly for me using my iPad and...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-12-09, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,734
Posted By Arrow
Email as action item on iPad

Has anyone developed a workable solution for creating an action item that relates to a specific email message using OF on the iPad? What is the current best practice?

I have GoodReader, Instapaper...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-08-10, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,004
Posted By Arrow
I can't find a way to do this just using the...

I can't find a way to do this just using the iPad.

I've tried Penultimate and Notetaker HD. You can't copy and paste the image into OF. I tried emailing as a PDF. Can't copy from the body of the...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-02-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,280
Posted By Arrow
Thanks. I appreciate the restrictions you are...

Thanks. I appreciate the restrictions you are under and will forward my concerns to the support ninjas.

I don't use OF in GTD mode as GTD is of little use to me. But the ability to create action...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-02-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,280
Posted By Arrow
Generating an action item from email on iPad

I realize that OF for the iPad is still a ways off and it is way too soon for a features list. I'm actually asking a technical question relative to the the iPhone OS that will be used in the iPad.
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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-25, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,580
Posted By Arrow
Yes. That works great. thanks

Yes. That works great. thanks
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-25, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,580
Posted By Arrow
Omitting attachments with Clip-O-Tron

I create a large number of action items from emails that have document attachments. I don't need the documents in my OF database. I would be happy with either a simple link or nothing at all, as I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-09-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 33,331
Posted By Arrow
Thanks! That worked. Makes my day. The...

Thanks! That worked.

Makes my day. The Clip-O-Tron is my favorite OmniFocus feature.
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