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Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-05-12, 12:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 24,807
Posted By chrisblair
Hi Brian, Nope, same questions remain...

Hi Brian,

Nope, same questions remain unanswered - at least I can't see where the questions I have asked are answered on this thread.

I did read all the postings on all the threads before I put...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-05-11, 04:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 24,807
Posted By chrisblair
Settings for 2 macs and 2 iphones syncing

Could someone help with the way to set up 2 macs with 2 iphones, with OF on all 4, please?

I have a Mac and and iphone, and OF on both, and mobile.me works well with syncing.

I plan to get an...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-09-05, 04:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,746
Posted By chrisblair
How to upgrade iPhone OmniFocus

Here is a step by step method of upgrading iPhone to latest version of Omnifocus.

1. Connect iPhone to Mac and load up iTunes

2. In iTunes sidebar select Library > Applications

3. Click...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-09-05, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,072
Posted By chrisblair
Thanks Mark. Tried to buy it again but...

Thanks Mark.

Tried to buy it again but that fizzled with no result.

So went the Applications and Check for updates strategy, which worked well first time. Also upgraded 6 other apps at the...
Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2008-09-05, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,125
Posted By chrisblair
Wow - I did not know any of that. Thanks for...

Wow - I did not know any of that.
Thanks for the very helpful information - knowing what is going on under the hood makes the whole process work better.
Chris
PS
Is there a text book "iPhone for...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-09-05, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,072
Posted By chrisblair
Yes, exactly the issue I raise, but the solution...

Yes, exactly the issue I raise, but the solution you propose is what I have already tried, and I can't get it to work

Does this mean that I need to buy OF for iPhone again?

Please advise on...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-09-04, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,072
Posted By chrisblair
Upgrade iPhone to latest release of OF

I email off the crash report from iPhone, and get email reply saying I need to upgrade my iPhone version to the latest release.
Help in iPhone is that I have V 1.0.2 - july 29 2008.
I have tried...
Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2008-09-03, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,125
Posted By chrisblair
Me too - thanks. Seems that the synchronisation...

Me too - thanks.
Seems that the synchronisation to from Desktop to MobileMe takes place with the MobileMe sync process, and hitting the Synco ico on the OF desktop does not affect the MobileMe sync...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,634
Posted By chrisblair
Thank you everyone

Dear Everyone,

Have just completed a major major project, working very long hours, with dozens of tasks each day.

OF really saved the day, each day, for me, pun intended. Project completed and...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-14, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,945
Posted By chrisblair
Archiving Vs Cleanup Vs Rebuilding

Thanks Curt.

I had in mind all those issues, plus rebuilding of indexes, if that is applicable with OF.

You have explained the differences between these procedures, and I have learnt some...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,221
Posted By chrisblair
More helpful advice on how OF works. Appending...

More helpful advice on how OF works. Appending new records will not be a problem, but editing existing could potentially cause problems
We could set set up a new folder called UPDATES and make a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-12, 03:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,221
Posted By chrisblair
What happens when two or more of the 4...

What happens when two or more of the 4 appliances (2 Macs plus 2 Iphones) connect to the MobileMe account and each start a sync, so the two syncs overlap in time?

Will the MobileMe account be...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,945
Posted By chrisblair
Cleanup and Number of Items

Is there a help article on Cleanup issues?

Particularly is there is optimum number of items beyond which the performance, especially on iPhone, is compromised?

Is there an easy way to discover...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-08-12, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,645
Posted By chrisblair
Excel Kludge - Need for landscape view

I have some health issues which require daily monitoring, which I used to keep in an Excel database in my old Nokia Commander.

As iPhone has no spreadsheet functionality, OF has saved the day (pun...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-08-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,939
Posted By chrisblair
Yes did all the fixes and syncing quickly and...

Yes did all the fixes and syncing quickly and reliably - both iPhone and Mac via MobileMe.
Many thanks to the team who accomplish so much so promptly.
Very importantly if you do get a message on...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-08-10, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,645
Posted By chrisblair
Landscape View for View of Actions in iPhone

Any way of getting a landscape View of Actions in iPhone.
If not is this planned for future update?
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,221
Posted By chrisblair
Thanks again for helpful comments that make me...

Thanks again for helpful comments that make me think.
Aim is to have a reliable system of 2 iphones and 2 Macs running OF and ICal where changes in one system are synced up with all the other...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-10, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,221
Posted By chrisblair
Schematic for syncing 2 macs, 2 iPhones with OF and ICal

Many thanks for very helpful advice and education - you explained issues very clearly. Here is a proposed schematic of how this might work. Did not know any of that important stuff - are there any...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-09, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,221
Posted By chrisblair
Syncing 2 Mac with 2 licences

Here is another idea on how to share an OF database - similar to that used with many other applications like CRM software.

Very happy with OF on Mac and Iphone. Now my wife wants her copy of OF...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,979
Posted By chrisblair
Calendar issues

The context for this request seems at least in part to be the iCal sync problems - if we could sync iCal with our iphones reliably then personally I have no need of the calendar feature in OF.

My...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-08, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,705
Posted By chrisblair
Thanks very helpful. Missing link was to Unhide...

Thanks very helpful. Missing link was to Unhide the View Bar in context mode. Did not realise that the View bar could be seen in Context Mode.

Yes will probably arrange into folder plus project -...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-08, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,705
Posted By chrisblair
Alpha Sort of Contexts for report

Think I may have a solution - not quite the format I envisaged but works OK for this. Issue would be if the Team Name used for the Contexts were not unique for the project.
Contexts named Tom Dick...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-08-08, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,705
Posted By chrisblair
Sorting or Grouping Contexts in Alpha Order for Report

I have just sold a business, and there is a whole list of tasks to be done. So have a new project - Sale of Business.
Each task is assigned to a particular person, so have set up a context for each...
Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2008-08-07, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,513
Posted By chrisblair
Thanks - ran the script and things seems to be...

Thanks - ran the script and things seems to be back on track.
Very impressed with the support - seems I am now helping promote OF in Australia as am very enthusiastic about how OF works with iPhone.
Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2008-08-06, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,513
Posted By chrisblair
New OF update causes crashes and delays in sync with iPhone

Install an update for OF yesterday, and since then iPhone syncing has take a long time, and OF on iPhone has become unstable, crashing after having a "Loading " Bar on the screen for many minutes....
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