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Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-01, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,048
Posted By jbkendrick
Still using and loving OF after 18 months

I've been using OF since Feb of 2009, so about 18 months. I liked it so much, that I purchased a MacBook so I could use it on my job which is an all Windows shop. And of course I use it on my...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-08, 07:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 38,311
Posted By jbkendrick
Multiple contexts solved !!!

@Ken - now I get it. I thought I had read another of your explanations for why multiple contexts are unnecessary recently, and I didn't get the extra work of two tasks. But with this explanation, I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-04-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 38,311
Posted By jbkendrick
Still need multiple contexts for iPhone

That's an interesting work around Dennis, thanks. Unfortunately, that also requires me to scan through all the waiting tasks looking for a name for whom I'm waiting (which in creating the task is...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-04-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 38,311
Posted By jbkendrick
Need multiple contexts for a single task vs. tags

While Ken's position makes sense, to me it would be better to be able to assign multiple contexts to a single action.

One example that is very common in my GTD implementation is to assign...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2010-01-27, 03:54 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 104,608
Posted By jbkendrick
Details on how you use OO

@santra - I'd be interested in hearing all the things you do with OO every day. While I appreciate it as an outliner, I haven't been able to really break away from using Word. Can you elaborate? ...
Forum: OmniOutliner for iPad 2010-01-27, 03:52 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 104,608
Posted By jbkendrick
iPad for taking notes

While I use and like OO on my Mac, I am thinking a bit differently for the iPad, though that would be a great start for notes to associate with a project.

What about a note taking app, which...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2010-01-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,339
Posted By jbkendrick
iphone app is great, but . . .

I agree that the OF's iPhone app is the best GTD app for iPhone out there, however, if you are in your GTD all day like I am, and working many projects (I currently have 46 active projects, with...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2010-01-06, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,294
Posted By jbkendrick
I purchased a MacBook for that very purpose and...

I purchased a MacBook for that very purpose and have been using it alongside my Windows machine at work with very good results for the past 9 months. It makes a bit difference having OmniFocus on a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-12-07, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,556
Posted By jbkendrick
Duration as a daily flag

I use duration as a daily flag. During my weekly review, I flag task that I need/want to get done the following week. At the beginning of the day, I use a perspective to pull up flagged and due...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-12-06, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,404
Posted By jbkendrick
clip-o-tron broken due to flat forwarding

Does anyone know how to change the clip-o-tron script so that it will process any email with a specific subject regardless of the sender's address?

Our IT department has turned on flat forwarding,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-14, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,204
Posted By jbkendrick
I was in the same position about 8 months ago and...

I was in the same position about 8 months ago and made the decision to purchase a MacBook just to carry my OmniFocus GTD to work with me. It has worked great for me and was well worth the...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2009-06-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,505
Posted By jbkendrick
Thanks for the detailed reply. I've downloaded...

Thanks for the detailed reply. I've downloaded OmniPlan and will give it a whirl. Your plan sounds like just what I was looking for. John
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-03, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,837
Posted By jbkendrick
Two hours later . . . got tied up on Hulu :-) but...

Two hours later . . . got tied up on Hulu :-) but just synced all three devices and checked size and package contents. Size went from 3.1 to 2.5 mb, and zip files from 162 to 9. Pretty impressive! ...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-06-03, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,555
Posted By jbkendrick
Great suggestion Dennis. I've used Parallels in...

Great suggestion Dennis. I've used Parallels in this way for a couple of years now and it runs fairly seemlessly, although when left unattended for hours, Parallels has a tendency to lock up. But...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2009-06-03, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,505
Posted By jbkendrick
Graphing resource allocation for multiple projects - recommendations?

I am an OmniFocus and OmniOutliner user and love Omni products. I am looking for a way to graph a high level view for planning resource allocation for my projects. While our PMO uses MS Project for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-03, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,837
Posted By jbkendrick
I just checked my OF document on MobileMe and...

I just checked my OF document on MobileMe and found that it is 3.1mb and contains 162 zip files. I synced my two computers and iPhone last night and have just synced all three again for the first...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-03, 04:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,539
Posted By jbkendrick
Moving tasks, in my opinion is not really...

Moving tasks, in my opinion is not really intuitive for the new user. The best approach I've found is to point to the dot (circle) at the beginning of the task line you want to move, and use it as a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-02, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,837
Posted By jbkendrick
Thanks for the explanation Brian. Might be a...

Thanks for the explanation Brian. Might be a good thing to do periodically after making sure everything is synced, and then restore on one machine, update MobileMe and then update the others from...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-06-02, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,555
Posted By jbkendrick
I agree. Carrying my Macbook is well worth the...

I agree. Carrying my Macbook is well worth the investment I made in purchasing it and in carrying into work each day. While it is convenient to have Internet access, I'm not sure it is absolutely...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-01, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,837
Posted By jbkendrick
Restoring from Backup provides a speed boost?

For reasons I won't go into here, I restored my OF database from a backup (OF Feature) which was pretty scary with over 2,300 tasks, but all went well, and OMNI should be applauded for including such...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-01, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,749
Posted By jbkendrick
Archive script

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a script that would do the following, or something close.

After selecting a project, run the script and the project and all its actions (regardless of status) are...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-31, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,072
Posted By jbkendrick
@whpalmer4 - Thanks so much for the excellent...

@whpalmer4 - Thanks so much for the excellent instructions. You really got to love a Mac when you can hack an application so easily. As a long time Windows user I never realized you could open the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-31, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,987
Posted By jbkendrick
Yes Dennis. I got distracted while looking for a...

Yes Dennis. I got distracted while looking for a Shift symbol to enter in the post and inadvertently left it out. I've edited my initial post. Thanks for catching it. John
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-31, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,072
Posted By jbkendrick
@Dennis, you're right, I had forgotten about the...

@Dennis, you're right, I had forgotten about the option on the perspectives menu. I imagine the reason I created my own was to use on the toolbar.

BTW, does anyone know how to change the name of...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-30, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,072
Posted By jbkendrick
What about a Show All perspective. Planning mode...

What about a Show All perspective. Planning mode with All Projects in the sidebar. Ungrouped - unsorted - any status - any duration - any flag status. I use a perspective like this for searching...
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