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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-29, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,200
Posted By Paul
Great tip, Curt. Thank you.

Great tip, Curt. Thank you.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-11-29, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,144
Posted By Paul
Journey, Another approach which would...

Journey,
Another approach which would address your situation, instead of multiple contexts, is to be able to add metadata to OF's tasks.

For example, if you could add a column for Person,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-27, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,209
Posted By Paul
I think an in progress Context would often hide...

I think an in progress Context would often hide tasks that are of high priority by removing them from the context where they could actually be accomplished.
An in-progress status would, for some...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-10-27, 08:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,130
Posted By Paul
Hi Jack -- You may want to look at...

Hi Jack --

You may want to look at iNIk.net (http://inik.net/node/88), where Nik wrote a four-part series on adapting Entourage to fully implement GTD. I don't know entourage, so I can't...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-08-02, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,836
Posted By Paul
I really agree with you that iCal sucks as an...

I really agree with you that iCal sucks as an interface for task management. I plan to write a rant about that after OF gets to version 1.0.

For now, I ended up creating a Context named Today...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-07-31, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,511
Posted By Paul
You're looking at the View menu in some other...

You're looking at the View menu in some other program, perhaps OmniPlan.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-07-12, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,355
Posted By Paul
You've thought this thru more than me, so I'll...

You've thought this thru more than me, so I'll bite: Why is that a problem?
Forum: iCal Sync 2007-06-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,052
Posted By Paul
In the current version, iCal's the only option. ...

In the current version, iCal's the only option. But it's time to start specifying what's needed for a useful task and time management calendar.

ICal is adquate (barely) for displaying events...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-06-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,101
Posted By Paul
For all the examples that come to mind, I'm more...

For all the examples that come to mind, I'm more aware of "not wanting to think about that task until ..." rather than "wanting to have that task done again by ...". So I think intuitive...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-05-30, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,298
Posted By Paul
I've been putting outcomes in Notes field as...

I've been putting outcomes in Notes field as well; but I don't particularly like it. I use them mostly for a statement of how I'll know I've accomplished my more amorphous projects, so I probably...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-02-01, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,481
Posted By Paul
Hi Spiral, You're right, we do disagree a little...

Hi Spiral, You're right, we do disagree a little on the purpose of GTD. That might be a bigger discussion, so I'll try to avoid it. Hopefully we at least agree that making lists is a means and...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-31, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,481
Posted By Paul
I think you are trying to make your projects and...

I think you are trying to make your projects and contexts too fine-grained. That might be helpful in a project management system that is used for tracking & reporting status across an organization,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,381
Posted By Paul
In Productive Talk #3 from Merlin Mann and Devid...

In Productive Talk #3 from Merlin Mann and Devid Allen, DA says:

"It would certainly be nice, as you know, if you could relationally database all this stuff so that when you park something out...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2006-12-31, 10:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,599
Posted By Paul
Sorry about the self-referential link. Try the...

Sorry about the self-referential link. Try the Kinkless.com forum. (http://www.kinkless.com/node/1205)
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2006-12-28, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,599
Posted By Paul
Derek, I'm moving my response to the...

Derek, I'm moving my response to the Kinkless.com forum. (http://http://www.kinkless.com/node/1205)

Paul
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2006-12-28, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,599
Posted By Paul
Hi, Derek You need to turn on *Retain user...

Hi, Derek
You need to turn on *Retain user created named styles on rows (slower)* in the settings and then set up a Custom style in the list at the bottom of the Utility drawer. You could call it...
Forum: Kinkless Getting Things Done 2006-11-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,212
Posted By Paul
Yes, you can link to an OmniOutliner document...

Yes, you can link to an OmniOutliner document from within an OO document. I use it a lot with kGTD, for example, linking to the outline of an article or presentation that I'm working on from the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2006-11-14, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,189
Posted By Paul
I agree about keeping things flexible. For me...

I agree about keeping things flexible. For me having multiple, thoughtful examples helps me understand the range of possibilities faster than anything else. Much better than help files explaining...
Forum: Kinkless Getting Things Done 2006-06-05, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,770
Posted By Paul
Thanks. I had attempted saving my kGTD file with...

Thanks. I had attempted saving my kGTD file with the drawer open as a template, and then created a new instance from the template. Unfortunately that new file doesn't open with the drawer open....
Forum: Kinkless Getting Things Done 2006-06-03, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,770
Posted By Paul
Utility Drawer open when data file opens

I never used the utility drawer much until I started using kGTD, which is unusable without it. Soon after, along came OOP v.3.6 which keeps the drawer closed by default.

I don't remember...
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