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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-05-29, 03:20 PM
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Posted By mcoad
Nope. Just want a simple way of viewing stuff in...

Nope. Just want a simple way of viewing stuff in easy, horizontal, timeline form so as to see how it all pans out together. That would fit hand-in-glove with OF. Anything else requires bigger guns...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-05-13, 03:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 29,372
Posted By mcoad
Great - thatís all very good to know. Thanks...

Great - thatís all very good to know. Thanks Brian

Btw, I suggested in another thread that it might be helpful to have a section on the website dedicated to sample uses of OF - concrete, widely...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-05-13, 01:30 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By mcoad
Thanks for the explanation, Brian, which is good...

Thanks for the explanation, Brian, which is good and clear. I see the logic. However, given the way the interface is designed at the moment the problem persists. Surely it is just an obvious nonsense...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-05-13, 11:51 AM
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Views: 29,372
Posted By mcoad
I had a lengthy exchange with one of the support...

I had a lengthy exchange with one of the support ninjas recently about this and Iím glad Matt picked up on it. The handling of repeating actions is truly one of the oddest things about OFís...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-05-13, 10:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 29,372
Posted By mcoad
Whoa - apologies! I didn’t go back far enough in...

Whoa - apologies! I didn’t go back far enough in the list before posting. Good to see the response, though.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-05-13, 08:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 29,372
Posted By mcoad
TidBits OmniFocus review - a must read...

Thereís an excellent, thought-provoking review of OmniFocus by Matt Neuburg in the current TidBits (#928, 12 May, http://db.tidbits.com/article/9594). Highly recommended. Heís a fan, loves much about...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-05-01, 08:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Brian, thanks for such a very full and revealing...

Brian, thanks for such a very full and revealing post - one of the most complete Iíve ever seen from a developer in a forum and much appreciated. Itís encouraging and helpful - and fascinating - to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-04-26, 09:35 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 151,550
Posted By mcoad
Seeing this kind of discussion, and especially...

Seeing this kind of discussion, and especially Ken’s input as an Omnian, I’m thinking that it might be very useful if there were a dedicated page on the site with concrete sample working scenarios...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-04-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Thanks, Brian, and fair enough. Hope springs...

Thanks, Brian, and fair enough. Hope springs eternal, and meanwhile gratitude and kudos for the superb products as ever.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-04-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Absolutely!

Absolutely!
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-04-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Maybe. As you say, who knows, and I agree that...

Maybe. As you say, who knows, and I agree that the Omni folks will have the best sense of what people want and priorities for development. Itís worth pointing out, though, that some form of multiple...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-04-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Hi Brian. Point taken, and Iím sorry thatís how...

Hi Brian. Point taken, and Iím sorry thatís how my comments came over to you. Iíve always made it clear what an admirer I am of Omni and its products (I use most of them) and, if you go to Version...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-04-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Thanks, yucca. Youíre right, these are the...

Thanks, yucca. Youíre right, these are the alternatives, but at the risk of repeating whatís already been said ad infinitum in this and other threads, this is just the problem. Those of us asking for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-04-18, 07:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Absolutely. OF is excellent in so many respects,...

Absolutely. OF is excellent in so many respects, but after months using it, in beta and since, this is one of the two lacks that just get more and more frustrating. The other is the inability to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 151,550
Posted By mcoad
This is a good example of the point raised a few...

This is a good example of the point raised a few posts ago. You can do this to an extent with subcontexts, ie. Phone : Rick. But, as Mammoth implies, this doesnít solve the problem if you also need a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 151,550
Posted By mcoad
I agree. This can help a lot and I do it. But, as...

I agree. This can help a lot and I do it. But, as you say, itís not perfect. If you need to define an aspect of a context more finely, so to speak, as against others, itĎs great, and often this is...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-18, 06:42 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 151,550
Posted By mcoad
Just a quick addition. The point we in the...

Just a quick addition. The point we in the flexible party are making is not that you should sit down with every task and work out all the possible contexts in which it could be achieved. Obviously...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-18, 06:23 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 151,550
Posted By mcoad
Douglas and kidbizslick both make good points....

Douglas and kidbizslick both make good points. They have methods which work for them and that’s great. Most of the time one context is fine. I’ll grant, too, that trying to fix on a single context...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-17, 05:31 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 151,550
Posted By mcoad
I sympathize - though I was just replying to...

I sympathize - though I was just replying to yours. Everything that could be said has been, I agree, ad infinitum. Speaking for the flexible school, here’s just hoping we’ve been heard up in the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-15, 05:44 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 151,550
Posted By mcoad
That does appear to be the reason. But itís pure...

That does appear to be the reason. But itís pure dogma and for many people plain wrong. One personís attractive nuisance is anotherís essential tool. For me wasting time wracking my brains trying to...
Forum: OmniWeb Feature Requests 2008-01-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,674
Posted By mcoad
Here’s my vote for Hazel compatibility. Hazel is...

Here’s my vote for Hazel compatibility. Hazel is a great complement to the OS, and highly regarded. Omni’s very own Ethan even has a lengthy screencast on his Kinkless site on it, and provides a set...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-07, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,207
Posted By mcoad
First log-in at the forum after weeks away...

First log-in at the forum after weeks away travelling - and the bucket has gone!! The shoebox came through! Who says the gods don’t listen...?
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-12-04, 12:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
As a PS to the above, if it really is thought...

As a PS to the above, if it really is thought that such a feature would take OF out of its class, one solution would be the release of a much simplified, lite version of OmniPlan which would work...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-12-04, 10:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Sure, that is a problem. I guess a good criterion...

Sure, that is a problem. I guess a good criterion would be when the app starts to be something different from what itís intended to be. This is subjective, of course, but what Iím suggesting is that...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-12-04, 09:51 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,424
Posted By mcoad
Yes, exactly. As simple as that. But it would...

Yes, exactly. As simple as that. But it would make a huge difference for a heck of a lot of users. Seems crazy that a task management app - GTD management, if you will - should rule this out,...
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