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Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-05-01, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,495
Posted By Grail
Nope =( Tab / Shift+Tab still do the...

Nope =(

Tab / Shift+Tab still do the demote/promote thing (indent/unindent).
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-05-01, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,495
Posted By Grail
One nifty shortcut that isn't in the...

One nifty shortcut that isn't in the documentation: instead of Command+return, you can use fn+return or Enter to get new lines in table cells!
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-05-01, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,495
Posted By Grail
Tab and Shift+Tab in the outline sidebar will...

Tab and Shift+Tab in the outline sidebar will indent/outdent items and simultaneously rearrange them in the drawing to be "hierarchical".
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2012-05-01, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,495
Posted By Grail
Mouseless editing of tables in Outline sidebar

I'm trying to put together an Entity-Relationship diagram, using tables as the entities, i.e.: entity name in the first row, attributes in the second row.

When I press "return" I'll get a new...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-01-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,934
Posted By Grail
No, I haven't used any of the other OmniGroup...

No, I haven't used any of the other OmniGroup iPad apps.

We obviously differ in opinions about some facets of OmniFocus for iPad being "too simple", and about whether the aesthetics of OmniFocus...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-01-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,934
Posted By Grail
+1 The Mac version of OmniFocus feels like a...

+1

The Mac version of OmniFocus feels like a visit to the dentist.

Sure, there are all these great keyboard shortcuts. Sure, once you invest the time all those drop down menus cluttering the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-01-15, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,453
Posted By Grail
Are the errands something you can set into a...

Are the errands something you can set into a "leaving" or "arriving" context? I do this with a bunch of "errand" type actions.

I also use a separate application for checklists (e.g.: shopping...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-12-06, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,992
Posted By Grail
I'm obviously the odd one out: I have set up...

I'm obviously the odd one out: I have set up contexts for "Home: Arriving", "Home: Leaving", "Work: Arriving" and "Work: Leaving". These work wonderfully for me, except one little niggle.

My...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-10-25, 02:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,015
Posted By Grail
Geolocation contexts are only useful for single...

Geolocation contexts are only useful for single locations. You might try setting up separate contexts for each grocery shop with a reminder to check the @grocer context? This could help get you in...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-10-25, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,052
Posted By Grail
Part of the GTD process is getting into a routine...

Part of the GTD process is getting into a routine of doing daily & weekly reviews. There is a thread about that on these forums (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10626&page=2)!

HTH
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-10-24, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By Grail
Just updating this to point out that I now have a...

Just updating this to point out that I now have a "Leaving" geofence notification on my @Trip Home context, which is now my @Office:Leaving context. So assuming I hear the alarm, I'll be reminded...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-10-24, 11:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,636
Posted By Grail
I (think I) get the reminder continually because...

I (think I) get the reminder continually because I signed up for OmniSync with an account starting with a capital letter, but I can only authenticate using a lowercase letter. It usually takes two...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-10-24, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,331
Posted By Grail
If I had five appointments booked for the same...

If I had five appointments booked for the same hour of the same day, I'd certainly want iCal to draw my attention to them.
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-06-06, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By Grail
I think that's almost the same as "@Trip Home"...

I think that's almost the same as "@Trip Home" except that @Errands applies to any time I leave the house. "@Trip Home" for me is for stuff that I have to get done on tonight's trip home, which I...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-06-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,699
Posted By Grail
This will sure help me remember to look at my...

This will sure help me remember to look at my "@Trip Home" context so I can more easily remember the milk on the way home :)
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-12, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,334
Posted By Grail
I spent a little while today playing with Mail to...

I spent a little while today playing with Mail to try to get this feature to work.

In my case it turns out that I have "blahblah@mac.com" as one of my email addresses, but my MobileMe account now...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-07-26, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,053
Posted By Grail
To me there appear to be two questions here: one...

To me there appear to be two questions here: one is about handling hard-landscape "Next Actions" such as appointments you've made with other people, dropping the car off for a service, etc. OmniFocus...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-07-26, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By Grail
I got myself into the habit by putting my car...

I got myself into the habit by putting my car keys in a box, on the lid of which I've written "@Trip Home" in big friendly letters.

If you have a locker (which I do have, and use on the rare days...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-07-23, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,323
Posted By Grail
I, too, have this mess. But that's by design. The...

I, too, have this mess. But that's by design. The computer is there to help me find stuff when I need it. Command+Option+Space to open Spotlight, type in the stuff I'm looking for... et voila!


...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-07-23, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By Grail
I'm using the iPhone app exclusively - once I get...

I'm using the iPhone app exclusively - once I get to using it a bit more regularly I might be able to justify the price of the desktop version, but honestly I can't understand why I'd want both. The...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-07-22, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,326
Posted By Grail
The Trip Home From Work

This is semi-narrative, semi-opinion seeking.

How many times have you been in this situation: your significant other (SO) calls, during the conversation SO asks you to pick up the proverbial milk...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2010-03-02, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,744
Posted By Grail
My favourites just disappeared again. This time...

My favourites just disappeared again. This time the only event that I can think of was my MacBook being "disconnected" from the WiFi: for some reason HardwareGrowler reported that the MacBook had...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2010-02-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,744
Posted By Grail
I can get the Favourites and Personal bookmarks...

I can get the Favourites and Personal bookmarks lists to disappear by simply starting OmniWeb without an Internet connection. Making them stay disappeared is the tricky part.

But this doesn't...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2010-02-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,744
Posted By Grail
Just chiming in with a "me too" - I sync...

Just chiming in with a "me too" - I sync bookmarks with MobileMe, and I've noticed that when my MacBook tries to connect to a wireless network that has no Internet connectivity (eg: my ADSL router is...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-01-05, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,286
Posted By Grail
My experience has been that overcoming the trauma...

My experience has been that overcoming the trauma of "oh no, not another big list of things to do" was the hardest part of getting started on GTD.

So I turned it into a "temporary project planning...
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