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Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2014-05-07, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,620
Posted By DrJJWMac
Compared to dumping the four projects as groups...

Compared to dumping the four projects as groups in to one big project, this approach has an advantages that you can pat yourself on the back far more often for achievements along the way and you can...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-05-05, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,378
Posted By DrJJWMac
A context @business_hours could be the way to go....

A context @business_hours could be the way to go. However, when this would be a core context, you may find that you have no way to find @business_hours + @office versus @business_hours +...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-30, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,062
Posted By DrJJWMac
* Create a folder somewhere called Old OmniFocus ...

* Create a folder somewhere called Old OmniFocus
* Get hold of your existing files and COPY them to that folder. The base is ~/Library/Application Support/OmniFocus

--> most recent database:...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-29, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,062
Posted By DrJJWMac
I just did about the same thing when I...

I just did about the same thing when I transferred to my new desktop. I avoided Migration Assistant, did a clean install, and regenerated from scratch. You might want to name your old database...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-29, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,327
Posted By DrJJWMac
Yes to some extent. It fits to a problem-solving...

Yes to some extent. It fits to a problem-solving mentality on the workflow list. When I lay out the sequence of tasks for a project, having the workflow sub-contexts helps me to stay honest about why...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-04-29, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,378
Posted By DrJJWMac
As a counter ... I would say, even the...

As a counter ... I would say, even the un-baptized should always be welcome to ask the clergy for insights before they get in to the details of a book.

But then, I am not a Baptist. :-)
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-28, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,327
Posted By DrJJWMac
I have top-level contexts for Location, Workflow,...

I have top-level contexts for Location, Workflow, Waiting For, and Always. Under Workflow, I have contexts consider, define, research, do, tidy up, deliver/report, and close.

I might file this...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-04-28, 07:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,378
Posted By DrJJWMac
That depends on whether you also have any...

That depends on whether you also have any inclination toward dancing. Then AFAIK by at least one religion's standards, you already have both feet firmly planted past the gate. :-)
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-04-26, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,378
Posted By DrJJWMac
In case this might help, for the most part I view...

In case this might help, for the most part I view the tools this way ...

Omnifocus is a PROJECT-CENTRIC tool. It is designed for you to build projects as a logical sequence of actions.

Things...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-04-25, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,378
Posted By DrJJWMac
Welcome! You have an adventure ahead for sure. ...

Welcome! You have an adventure ahead for sure.



This is a reasonable starting point. You can make sub-contexts in Omnifocus. For example, my set up has the equivalent of this break down in a...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-24, 05:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,852
Posted By DrJJWMac
How do you use the OF Suite of Three?

After a stint with diligent use of OF on all three platforms (desktop, iPhone, iPad), I am moving toward just using the desktop + iPad versions. This idea got me thinking. Is anyone else making this...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2014-04-24, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,854
Posted By DrJJWMac
Your comments resonant. I too have been...

Your comments resonant. I too have been resolutely un-enthusiastic about installing OF2 on the iPhone. I have not "upgraded" from OF1. I work with a defined layout of custom perspectives on the Home...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2014-04-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,590
Posted By DrJJWMac
You may need to codesign your applets. ...

You may need to codesign your applets.

http://macosxautomation.com/mavericks/codesign/02.html
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2014-04-09, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,597
Posted By DrJJWMac
What Dale says should be considered first. Are...

What Dale says should be considered first. Are you making sequential action groups when you really mean to make parallel ones?

What surprises me otherwise based on your statement is that a task...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-04-03, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,135
Posted By DrJJWMac
With OF 1, the Mac version gives more control...

With OF 1, the Mac version gives more control over the administration of projects and tasks than either of the iOS products. The ability to take content (folder, project, task) and DUPLICATE it...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-03, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,907
Posted By DrJJWMac
After a somewhat similar experience over the past...

After a somewhat similar experience over the past months, I decided to take time away from OF. As an exercise, I have gone instead to free-float mode (do things as in the old days absent any real...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-02-27, 01:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 46,160
Posted By DrJJWMac
The arguments from others are akin to this ... OG...

The arguments from others are akin to this ... OG is late to the race, has decided to run the race with crutches of their own making, and will take time to put on its make-up while the other...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-02-26, 11:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 46,160
Posted By DrJJWMac
I have to agree with the negative statements,...

I have to agree with the negative statements, even though I currently have no need for multiple contexts or tags in my workflow and I currently find OF 1 rather good for what I need.

The...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-02-24, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,750
Posted By DrJJWMac
Are you using Copy as Link from OF?

Are you using Copy as Link from OF?
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-02-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,267
Posted By DrJJWMac
On the iPad side, if you use Reminders, you might...

On the iPad side, if you use Reminders, you might consider Taskboard for Reminders. It will give you a Kanban view of your work load.
Forum: Omni Lounge 2014-02-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,883
Posted By DrJJWMac
This is such a general need, I wonder why someone...

This is such a general need, I wonder why someone has not built a cursor replacement tool to do it.
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2014-02-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,950
Posted By DrJJWMac
Faster ways to do Applescript loops?

I have two questions on this that I cannot seem to get right.


repeat with theTask in lstTasks
set the flagged of theTask to false
set the due date of theTask to missing value
set the start...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-01-28, 01:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,267
Posted By DrJJWMac
Yes!! Smart filters such as what we have in the...

Yes!! Smart filters such as what we have in the Finder (or iTunes if you will) to dice across any and all aspects of our OF database in any boolean way we want, also with multiple tags (formerly...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-01-28, 01:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 46,160
Posted By DrJJWMac
This is a time-based analysis. 4. How soon...

This is a time-based analysis.

4. How soon will the market produce something that gives users an equivalent option to OF but with multiple tags?

I suspect ... sooner rather than later or...
Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2014-01-25, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By DrJJWMac
FWIW, Tap Forms imports Bento databases.

FWIW, Tap Forms imports Bento databases.
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