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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-11-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,277
Posted By keone
Michael, I agree with you, which is why I do the...

Michael, I agree with you, which is why I do the following when I want to accomplish what you've described:

1. Make sure that my actions in the project are listed in sequential not parallel order....
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-27, 09:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
Oh my, this has become tedious. Your "hate" for a...

Oh my, this has become tedious. Your "hate" for a statement that I didn't even make is duly noted. However, Ken Case's response to you re: OF 2.0 essentially rendered my concerns moot, don't you...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-11, 09:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 68,037
Posted By keone
Leanda, I see that you've already gotten a lot of...

Leanda, I see that you've already gotten a lot of good ideas here, but I especially agree with whpalmer4 re: virtual contexts vs physical contexts. Since I also spend nearly my entire workday at my...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-10, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,791
Posted By keone
Judging from this question and another similar...

Judging from this question and another similar one that I have also replied to, it sounds like you're a pretty new user of OF. Are you using contexts, perspectives, folders, start and due dates...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,004
Posted By keone
If a due date is assigned to a repeating task, it...

If a due date is assigned to a repeating task, it is usually displayed in red on the date it is due. However, when that task is checked off, it will show up again with the date bumped forward to the...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-10, 09:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 68,037
Posted By keone
Leanda, probably the best way for us to help you...

Leanda, probably the best way for us to help you would be for you to list your contexts. If you have too many to list here, then give us your top five or six. Also, how do you use start and due...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-06, 12:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
You may have a point--an intermediate app of some...

You may have a point--an intermediate app of some kind that falls somewhere between OmniFocus and OmniPlan. I wouldn't want any of that in OF, however, but a completely new app? Maybe. Send your...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-06, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
My panties are quite fine, thank you. Appreciate...

My panties are quite fine, thank you. Appreciate your concern though.



The difference between REPEAT FROM ASSIGNED DATE and REPEAT FROM COMPLETION DATE is that the first is used when you want a...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-06, 06:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
Well, then maybe Omniplan is the better app for...

Well, then maybe Omniplan is the better app for you, seeing as how you've got to coordinate not only your work but the work of your employees. Omnifocus is a GTD-based task manager designed to help...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-05, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
whpalmer4, you are certainly a better man than...

whpalmer4, you are certainly a better man than me, Gunga Din! To methodically go through that poster's stream-of-consciousness rants and actually be able to discern what the heck s/he was talking...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-05, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
I disagree. I think a lot of it is habit. We...

I disagree. I think a lot of it is habit. We respond the same way we've always responded because it's easier, comfortable. We all have bosses, clients and external forces competing for our time. In...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-03, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
Thanks, Wilson. I agree, this whole priorities...

Thanks, Wilson. I agree, this whole priorities debate has gotten silly. I think there are three priority discussions going on right now on this board, including one thread that's well over 200 posts...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-01, 02:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
Okay, well, let's talk "real world." 1)...

Okay, well, let's talk "real world."

1) Priority fans rarely do their A tasks first, B tasks second, and so on. They do a lot of C stuff first because they're easier to knock out. As for their...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-03-31, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,004
Posted By keone
I view my contexts more in terms of how or where...

I view my contexts more in terms of how or where I will be communicating with others. In other words, to use your example of your boss Andrew, I would ask myself how I will communicate on a...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-03-27, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 30,446
Posted By keone
No, there is no sense in it. By creating a...

No, there is no sense in it. By creating a separate project of all of your "Waiting For" actions, I think you were trying to accumulate them together in one area in order to stay on top of them....
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-03-26, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 30,446
Posted By keone
I have a [single] "Waiting For" context setup in...

I have a [single] "Waiting For" context setup in my context lists.

So, let's say that I have an action with a "Phone" context. I make that phone call on the prescribed date, but now need to wait...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-02-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,151
Posted By keone
Although many have tried to turn OF into a...

Although many have tried to turn OF into a database manager, it is just not a very good one. Of course, that is not its intended purpose. It is an extremely well-designed GTD-based task manager, and...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-02-01, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,190
Posted By keone
There are a couple of alternate ways you could...

There are a couple of alternate ways you could deal with this without resorting to the numbering scheme you've described:

1) Why not just create a context entitled "Boss Assigned" or something...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-01-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,318
Posted By keone
I spend nearly my entire working life at my...

I spend nearly my entire working life at my computer. Does that mean that, like you, I am also in one context about 90% of the time? No. As I tried to explain in my earlier post, the term "context"...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-01-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,318
Posted By keone
Using OF without contexts is a little like using...

Using OF without contexts is a little like using Excel without formulas. (Oh, they are such a pain to enter!) Sure, you can punch in a list of numbers in an Excel spreadsheet and use your desk...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-01-01, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,318
Posted By keone
cajaygle, to me contexts is one of the most...

cajaygle, to me contexts is one of the most powerful features of OF and the entire GTD philosophy on which OF is based. So, why is sometimes a context "not really meaningful or useful" in your case?...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-30, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,103
Posted By keone
I'm not aware of any sort of default preference,...

I'm not aware of any sort of default preference, but what I do before I shut down OF for the day is select any one item in the left sidebar, then go to the menu and select View>Collapse All. I also...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-03, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,656
Posted By keone
No, it isn't. At its heart, the GTD premise is...

No, it isn't. At its heart, the GTD premise is this: Tasks are more successfully completed if you break them down into smaller pieces, or action steps. And those action steps are more efficiently...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-01, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,710
Posted By keone
First, make sure that the "Repeat from:" option...

First, make sure that the "Repeat from:" option in the Inspector window is set to "Completion Date" instead of "Assigned Date." Then do one of the following:

a) Let the task stay there in the OF...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-24, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,767
Posted By keone
wayne4, with my first reply in mind, here is how...

wayne4, with my first reply in mind, here is how I would set it up for a London trip.

First, I would put all of the URLs re: hotel possibilities in one folder titled London Hotels in my browser....
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