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Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-03-21, 08:43 PM
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Views: 2,194
Posted By gshenaut
Text flow through linked shapes?

Is it possible to link text-containing shapes such that a single text will flow from one to the next (and would reflow as the shapes get modified)? The most trivial example would be putting several...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-03-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,391
Posted By gshenaut
Importing .graffle files into a .graffle document

I have a number of figures I've created with OmniGrafflePro, and now I am using OGP to create a poster containing them, along with some other content. I want to import them in .graffle format in...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-03-02, 08:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,447
Posted By gshenaut
applescript to put text to the left of a point?

What is the applescript to align the right side of a text immediately to the left of a certain point? Here is what I'm using:make new shape at front of graphics with properties {side padding: 0,...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-02-27, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,018
Posted By gshenaut
Well, I admit that makes sense. I used “at end of...

Well, I admit that makes sense. I used “at end of graphics” because that is what I have always seen in applescripts for OG. I thought it was just syntactic sugar for adding a new element to the list....
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-02-26, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,018
Posted By gshenaut
The following is a reduced illustrative example....

The following is a reduced illustrative example. It's a hierarchy of bar graphs. Note that the narrower bars must come in front of the wider ones, and that the bars must come in front of the guide...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-02-26, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,018
Posted By gshenaut
Order of creating shapes within a tell canvas

I'm using a shell script to generate applescript to produce a number of figures. The figures contain filled shapes which must be logically in front of other shapes and lines. I'm relying on the...
Forum: OmniGraffle Extras 2013-02-13, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 64,127
Posted By gshenaut
I too am interested in this. I tried using OP in...

I too am interested in this. I tried using OP in this way, but having to think in terms of specific units of time is just too annoying. Even if dates are undetermined, you still have to specify the...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-02-05, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,694
Posted By gshenaut
Applescript for “pro-only” fill patterns?

I'm trying to script a graph in which rectangles are filled with things like diagonal lines and so on. The “pro-only” fill mode, on the right in the color dialog in the fill inspector, looks great,...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-01-30, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,761
Posted By gshenaut
Thank you. I knew it had to be something simple...

Thank you. I knew it had to be something simple like that.

And yet, the name of the application (in /Applications, at least), is “OmniGraffle Professional.app”. I never would have found the...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2013-01-30, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,761
Posted By gshenaut
problem: copy as applescript | osascript -

So, I draw a shape in Omnigraffle Pro (in this case a simple text box), and then select Save as applescript from the menu. I get the following results with osascript:

$ pbpaste | osascript -...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2013-01-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 25,490
Posted By gshenaut
I agree mostly, but lately I've been moderately...

I agree mostly, but lately I've been moderately successful with time-based contexts, linked to Calendar.app. Mine are Research (my actual job), Overtime, Errand/Chores, and Noon. I set up Calendar so...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-10-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 213,762
Posted By gshenaut
The point is that multi-colored flags are an...

The point is that multi-colored flags are an obvious way to mark variable task priority while staying very close to present OF functionality, and their implementation in Mail would be an excellent...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-10-16, 07:49 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 213,762
Posted By gshenaut
A vote for using flag colors to mark priorities

When red-flagging was implemented in OF in the early days, I'll bet there was a discussion among developers about whether to add multi-colored flags. Evidently, a decision was made to just have the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-09-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,121
Posted By gshenaut
Using Calendar notifications

OK, here is what I've come up with as a way to implement alerts based on these temporal contexts.

I set up a perspective for each one, showing Due & Flagged ungrouped (which is how I want to see...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2012-09-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,176
Posted By gshenaut
Using days as scheduling granularity

I have a fairly long project I've been trying to set up, and day granularity is really about right for it. However, here are a few comments about using this mode with Omniplan.

The underlying...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-09-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,121
Posted By gshenaut
Suggestion: Temporal contexts

I'm having trouble coming up with anything useful for contexts in OmniPlan. I work at home. Sometimes I go elsewhere for a meeting or something, but then I come back home. However, I divide my time...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-01-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,731
Posted By gshenaut
(1) Not if implemented as an invariant time...

(1) Not if implemented as an invariant time offset. Also, there is only one mark: how could there be a mark for invariant Overdue and for invariant Due Soon? And, the idea is for the invariant...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-01-07, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,731
Posted By gshenaut
Two requests

These are a couple of related things I wouldn't mind being able to use in OmniFocus.

(1) Being able to mark an object with an explicit, invariant “Due Soon” and “Overdue” without entering an...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,353
Posted By gshenaut
But what I'm doing is going from the name of a...

But what I'm doing is going from the name of a filesystem folder to the name of an OmniFocus project, so "I" won't know where a given filesystem project folder is in the OmniFocus folder hierarchy.
...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,353
Posted By gshenaut
I really appreciate all the help. Here's...

I really appreciate all the help.

Here's another glitch that I don't know how to handle. In OmniFocus, I have my projects in folders. For example, there's a folder "Writing". So suppose I have a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-07, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,353
Posted By gshenaut
That's interesting. I suppose I simply should not...

That's interesting. I suppose I simply should not open an OmniFocus window at all when there is more than one project for a given name, or maybe even pop up an error message, since under my naming...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-07, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,353
Posted By gshenaut
Thanks for the ideas, but let me be a little more...

Thanks for the ideas, but let me be a little more specific about what I'm trying to do. Finder has a toolbar where you can drag applications to be executed as plugins. I have projects organized in...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-06, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,353
Posted By gshenaut
Yes, that's in the right direction, but I don't...

Yes, that's in the right direction, but I don't want to "complete" a project name, I want to find the id of a specific project from its name. The completion method is inherently ambiguous. I wrote a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-06, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,353
Posted By gshenaut
Additional information on this, I found in the...

Additional information on this, I found in the xml-format OmniFocus database an entry for a task with the same ID used in the URL, containing a "project" entry and a "name" entry that gave the name...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-06, 09:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,353
Posted By gshenaut
omnifocus: links

If I'm in a project folder on my Mac, working on the project, I'd like to be able to quickly open the corresponding OmniFocus project. It turns out that there is a nifty feature in OmniFocus whereby...
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