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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-03-07, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,591
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Dragging didn't do it, but Format > Paste Style...

Dragging didn't do it, but Format > Paste Style after copying in OO did it. It also changed the font, but I did Control-Z, and the font reverted leaving the space-before value.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-03-04, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,167
Posted By Frosty Crunch
If I understand correctly, stalled means projects...

If I understand correctly, stalled means projects that only have next or available actions in the future (are there other things that can be stalled?)

What I want is a filter for actions (more...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-03-01, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,167
Posted By Frosty Crunch
New status filter needed: "Remaining but not available"

I want to be able to check out unavailable actions, whether they are on hold or have a start date in the future, in order to review things that might need to be scheduled, taken off of hold, or...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-02-28, 05:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 24,232
Posted By Frosty Crunch
"An important rule for designing consumer apps:...

"An important rule for designing consumer apps: Build your app for how people actually behave, not for how you think they should behave."

OmniFocus is not designed for people. It's designed for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-02-10, 08:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,905
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Too expensive. I wouldn't have bought it if I...

Too expensive. I wouldn't have bought it if I hadn't been in the beta and been an Omni Outline owner. I've sunk too much into turkeys like Life Balance and into Palm Pilots and the like, and have...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-02-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,636
Posted By Frosty Crunch
I have found that "losing stuff" has been a great...

I have found that "losing stuff" has been a great motivator and route to my actually learning how to use OF. It's forced me to learn the ins-and-outs of the view bar settings and the statuses.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-02-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 28,502
Posted By Frosty Crunch
One extremely confusing thing to me as I learned...

One extremely confusing thing to me as I learned the program were the obsolete threads that described features that had changed or been eliminated. This is especially bad when you try to search. It...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-27, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,972
Posted By Frosty Crunch
By depth, I meant the tallness of the window,...

By depth, I meant the tallness of the window, since the wideness is preserved by the column width preservation. I tested an attempt to make a mini window, and window tallness was not preserved, but...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-26, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,972
Posted By Frosty Crunch
List of items set by a perspective

The section on perspectives in the documentation lists the items that are set, for the most part, but there are a couple of "by the way, this is also set by perspectives" things in other parts of the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-26, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,560
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Perhaps he meant to make a project sequential,...

Perhaps he meant to make a project sequential, such that the action would block the other remaining actions?
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-25, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,243
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Meanings of the different text colors

Having spent a half hour figuring out what the colors mean (which are not completely documented in the manual as far as I can tell, and are certainly not conveniently document in a single table...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-25, 10:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,651
Posted By Frosty Crunch
I had a project with all the remaining actions...

I had a project with all the remaining actions colored gray. There were no blocking or date issues to explain it. I then displayed all actions, revealing a completed action before the first remaining...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-24, 02:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,672
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Nailed. I switched from Mail to Google Apps Gmail...

Nailed. I switched from Mail to Google Apps Gmail shortly after buying a new iMac with Leopard because I was traveling and I had switched my personal and business domains there anyway. I ended up...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-23, 03:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,672
Posted By Frosty Crunch
What I hate about the standard HIG Apple way of...

What I hate about the standard HIG Apple way of doing things is not only that you need to do two steps to adjust a column (adjust the column and then the window), but you can't get the window...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,672
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Another 24-incher who likes it. What _is_...

Another 24-incher who likes it.

What _is_ driving me crazy is the way Start, Due, and Time columns disappear on me in the latest build.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-12-12, 11:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,223
Posted By Frosty Crunch
The program _is_ surprisingly hard to understand...

The program _is_ surprisingly hard to understand for such a simple thing.

Hopefully there will be some good documentation coming down the line. At this point, the forums are the only real source,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-16, 07:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 22,380
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Omni Outliner Pro

As someone who has been following this list, I know how much work has gone into this program. However, I think that the average "civilian" is going to see the price as excessive. However much stuff...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-18, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,318
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Sorry, I shouldn't response so late at night: I...

Sorry, I shouldn't response so late at night: I thought you were talking about the task names, not the project names.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,318
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Long project names are hard to scan, so I keep...

Long project names are hard to scan, so I keep them short and give more details in the note. If I have note text, I use an ellipsis () after the project name as an extra reminder



If this...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2007-10-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,450
Posted By Frosty Crunch
The Getting Things Done book goes through how to...

The Getting Things Done book goes through how to deal with a lot of tasks.

For instance, one technique is "Don't Do Them." Chuck tasks in the trash or a reference file or delegate them.

For...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,299
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Yeah, it's just not the cool, hepcat developer...

Yeah, it's just not the cool, hepcat developer thing to do these days. The ideal app would have no preferences -- and be written in Ruby (or is that Erlang?).

I just don't know how I survive using...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-13, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,180
Posted By Frosty Crunch
I can't wait until this gets a little more...

I can't wait until this gets a little more complete, so I can read it all and discover what I've missed or misunderstood.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,299
Posted By Frosty Crunch
One thing I'm discovering is that a proper set of...

One thing I'm discovering is that a proper set of perspectives is necessary to use OmniFocus properly. But the number of settings is so confusing you really need to get to a high level of...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-12, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,518
Posted By Frosty Crunch
Life Balance attempts to put the Stephen Covey...

Life Balance attempts to put the Stephen Covey touchy-feely I-should-hugging-my-daughter-instead-of-doing-work stuff into a task management system.

David Allen's GTD explicitly removes this stuff...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-11, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,908
Posted By Frosty Crunch
This reminded me of the "If Bush wins I'm moving...

This reminded me of the "If Bush wins I'm moving to Canada" people. :-)
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