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Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2013-10-10, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,970
Posted By jdh
Yup. In concept, this works exactly like it did...

Yup. In concept, this works exactly like it did in the prior version, although the "View" button is hidden now. Swipe down while in the forecast view to see the Sync, View, and Search options, and...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2013-10-09, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,365
Posted By jdh
The built-in Flagged perspective also lacks the...

The built-in Flagged perspective also lacks the "View" button at the top that can be found elsewhere. While this wouldn't solve the issue entirely, it would at least allow users to choose between...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2013-10-09, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,260
Posted By jdh
Unfortunately, I don't think this is even...

Unfortunately, I don't think this is even realistically possible. Apple doesn't allow third-party apps to stick stuff into the Notification Centre Today screen (yet, anyway -- but I wouldn't hold my...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-03-31, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,225
Posted By jdh
Like others have suggested, I enter everything...

Like others have suggested, I enter everything into OmniFocus that doesn't have an obvious, external trigger.

For example, I'll enter most of my household maintenance chores since it's better to...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-03-31, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,803
Posted By jdh
FWIW, I find that the Forecast view in the iOS...

FWIW, I find that the Forecast view in the iOS version of the app does an adequate job of keeping my actual calendar (from the iOS Calendar app) lined up with my actionable task list. In fact, when...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-03-30, 10:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 16,909
Posted By jdh
Personally, I don't want to see...

Personally, I don't want to see yet-another-passcode option on the device, but at the same time there are a great many other apps that have this option, so I can't see the harm in adding it as an...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-28, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
Of course, but let's stick to goals that are...

Of course, but let's stick to goals that are attainable in the short term :)

One suggestion in the other thread was to add a sort control on the view options, which would essentially provide...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-27, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
On the Mac, I always sort my context view by...

On the Mac, I always sort my context view by due/flagged. I don't hang out in context view unless I'm actually looking at what I need to do, and I almost never show anything other than "Available"...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
There's another ongoing thread about it over here...

There's another ongoing thread about it over here (http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=22686) where Ken explained Omni's logic for making the change (basically matching the iPad version),...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
I guess that's where the difference in workflows...

I guess that's where the difference in workflows becomes somewhat apparent :)

I personally never use the "Remaining" view when I'm looking at my contexts in any of the three apps, and therefore...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
Fair enough and that's certainly valid.... No...

Fair enough and that's certainly valid.... No need for additional options that nobody really needs :)

My vote is simply to revert back to the old way of doing things on the iPhone app and make...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
Fair enough... At least I understand the logic...

Fair enough... At least I understand the logic behind it, even if I don't necessarily agree with it (I was just afraid that I'd missed some tenet of GTD workflow somewhere along the way :) ).

In...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,787
Posted By jdh
Are they appearing in the iOS Calendars app? If...

Are they appearing in the iOS Calendars app? If they're showing up there, then they should also appear in OmniFocus, as that's where it gets them from.

If you're using a third-party app like...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
I'm not sure a new perspective really solves it...

I'm not sure a new perspective really solves it appropriately, however... Unlike on the Mac, perspectives on the iPhone are single-level lists with no hierarchy to use for "drill-down" filtering. ...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2011-11-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,569
Posted By jdh
The only way to do this, unfortunately, would be...

The only way to do this, unfortunately, would be to create a custom Applescript that runs on a scheduled basis (e.g. through launchd) to poll the mailbox looking for flagged messages to add to...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,250
Posted By jdh
Wow, just noticed that myself. I'm sort of...

Wow, just noticed that myself. I'm sort of wondering what the logic for that was, since context lists don't otherwise provide any meaningful view of project information -- it's not like there are...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 52,158
Posted By jdh
You can also work around this by creating an...

You can also work around this by creating an address book entry for "OmniFocus" in your contacts, being sure that OmniFocus is in the first or last name field (not the "Company" field). Siri will try...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 52,158
Posted By jdh
It's working here, but there's one interesting...

It's working here, but there's one interesting thing I've noticed that isn't necessarily documented...

OmniFocus for iPhone seems to give priority to a reminders list named "OmniFocus" so if you...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,787
Posted By jdh
Is this only in OmniFocus or in your iOS...

Is this only in OmniFocus or in your iOS Calendars app as well? If you're not seeing them on your iPhone at all, it's probably because you haven't enabled the other calendars for syncing. How to do...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-12, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,157
Posted By jdh
The initial version of OmniFocus that was...

The initial version of OmniFocus that was released right after iOS 5 seemed to have a negative impact on battery life, but after an update that problem went away. Granted, using any kind of location...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-12, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,427
Posted By jdh
My experience has been that this happens only...

My experience has been that this happens only when using the very narrowest location radius. I generally keep my contexts set to the "medium" radius, and while I sometimes get false positives for...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-11-12, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,017
Posted By jdh
I've started using the iOS Reminders app...

I've started using the iOS Reminders app alongside Siri for quick, one-off reminder tasks, and in the process I've also considered using it for daily routine tasks, but found that it didn't quite fit...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-07, 07:30 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 74,953
Posted By jdh
I do the same thing with GMail, but unfortunately...

I do the same thing with GMail, but unfortunately they seem to use a different URI structure for their mobile (iOS-optimized) sites, so the desktop link doesn't work.

I've actually been hacking...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-07-23, 05:19 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 90,978
Posted By jdh
To be fair, I really suspect there are a lot of...

To be fair, I really suspect there are a lot of people using OmniFocus who don't really need or understand OmniFocus. The overwhelming popularity of apps like Things would seem to suggest that there...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-07-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,607
Posted By jdh
Thanks. I had thought I'd seen that option...

Thanks. I had thought I'd seen that option before, but I couldn't find it when I went looking for it, so I figured I'd imagined it.

Regardless, it would seem that the availability of this option...
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