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Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2012-09-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,836
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Nothing was being transferred from reminders to...

Nothing was being transferred from reminders to OF after I upgraded to IOS6. I tried switching it on and off a bunch of times.

Finally, I restarted Omnifocus on the iPhone after turning off the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-09-11, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,612
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Short cut working now

I had the same problem (keyboard shortcut not working). After I highlighted some text in an email, then activated the shortcut from the Services menu (letting it work). The keyboard shortcut started...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-06-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,079
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Project Names

One of the David Allen presenters (Maurice Gavin) suggested making the project names in the past tense. The theory being that your brain is good at envisioning something as completed that way and it...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-28, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,054
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
I use the weekly review to do this... I use the...

I use the weekly review to do this... I use the review perspective on the tool bar and work my way through the list of projects (it sorts with projects least recently reviewed first). When I look at...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-28, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,064
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
On-Hold

I have a separate folder of on-hold projects (in the projects view) called Someday/Maybe. Generally, I don't have actions items for these projects, but there are exceptions. Each one of these items...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-01-18, 07:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,756
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Getting someone started

I recommend the recording of the the two day GTD seminar as even better than the recording GTD (the book). DA is in his element presenting the material and very inspiring.

Randy
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-01-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,014
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Planning with Locations

You can also create specific perspectives to use (sounds like you are using the iphone and I am not sure how perspectives work there).

I combine three different contexts into one perspective...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-01-18, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,139
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Projects, Contexts, Setup

I use the following for projects:

Work (currently 41, all pretty outcome focused although I need to stay on top of that)

Home (currently 43 projects).

Need Refining (currently 3 projects)
...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-12-26, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,693
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Script

Neat script! Thanks for putting it together. Any chance you could get some granularity on actions (ie next actions, available actions, completed actions)?

Thanks,

Randy
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-11-02, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,642
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Update at App Store

The update just showed up on iPhone App Store!
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2008-10-28, 07:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 29,276
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
OO as a List Manager

I would love to use OO as my primary list manager on my iPhone. I think checklists are really useful and having lists that sync between the mac and the iphone would be very useful...

I think the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-09-11, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,830
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Number of Machines

Ken and Lizard,

Thanks for the clarification. It really helps!!

Randy
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-09-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,830
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
3 or more machines

Hey Lizard,

Thanks for the advice....



Quick question....

Does three or more machines include the iPhone version? Or just macs. In other words, if I have 2 macs and an iphone is it pretty...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-06-27, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,353
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Splash Shopper Coming

I use splash shopper on my treo and it is coming to the iphone. Grocery shopping is a very regular thing for me (5 kids) so I don't really need a reminder to do it. I do need a list of what I need so...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-03-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 77,870
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Rebuilding

This might be a good thing to automate or suggest via the software (like software update) on a regular basis or when some numeric counter is achieved (number of files, etc.).

Randy
Forum: iCal Sync 2008-02-27, 05:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 54,281
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Found this guide to resetting .Mac syncing via...

Found this guide to resetting .Mac syncing via Merlin Mann's 43 Folders. Haven't tried it yet, but it looks useful!
...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2008-02-18, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,638
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Wrapping Printed Columns

Not sure if that is the right way to say it, but I have a long (relatively narrow) checklist of items and would like to have it print in say three columns on one page.

Items 1-20 in first column,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,474
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
In the menu - Omnifocus:Preferences: General ...

In the menu - Omnifocus:Preferences: General

Randy
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-12-18, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,096
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Omnifocus Wiki

The start of the OF wikipedia entry is here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OmniFocus
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-12-06, 09:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 27,127
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Check Existing Mail Rules

Try checking your current mail rules in Mail Preferences. I found an old rule that said "Stop Processing Rules" from a brief affair with Act-On. Once I disabled this rule (and checked other rules for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-12-04, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,122
Posted By rsailer@mac.com
Agendas

I currently use Entourage to do GTD and it works ok.

In Entourage, I have a list of contexts for Tasks. I add to them manually during my weekly review. (I sync to a Treo and that is where I...
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