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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-04-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 23,837
Posted By henry
Is someone able to point me to some info on why...

Is someone able to point me to some info on why the menu bar behaviour has changed?
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-12, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,052
Posted By henry
Can someone summarise why making projects and...

Can someone summarise why making projects and groups actionable is a good thing.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-12, 01:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,990
Posted By henry
(I see there is another thread discussing this,...

(I see there is another thread discussing this, I'll ask there)




I got that and it was a very useful feature, but the recent change while subtle, seems a bit odd. Projects showing up in...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-09-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,947
Posted By henry
Copy and pasting the same post into several...

Copy and pasting the same post into several threads is rude.

http://forums.omnigroup.com/showpost.php?p=85325&postcount=11
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-09-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 25,947
Posted By henry
I have two words for you; Microsoft Word. People...

I have two words for you; Microsoft Word. People complain that Omnifocus is too hard to learn now without even more unnecessary features.
I really don't want Omnifocus to turn into bloated crapware.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-11, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,840
Posted By henry
In the preferences you can set the default due...

In the preferences you can set the default due time. I think it's under Data. I set mine to 5pm because that's the end of the work day, but really it doesn't matter, I don't take any notice of the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 19,990
Posted By henry
@Ken Case What was the reason for adding the...

@Ken Case
What was the reason for adding the context field to projects. It doesn't make much sense to me.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-10, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,042
Posted By henry
I think your example is far from perfect. Sure...

I think your example is far from perfect. Sure you may be in the mood to do work, but if you don't have a phone available then you don't want to be presented with tasks that require a phone.
...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-06-30, 02:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,269
Posted By henry
No, actually I think he would disagree. Nothing I...

No, actually I think he would disagree. Nothing I have ever read by David Allen has mentioned this level of formal task planning. The only mention of when a task is to be completed is what he calls...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2010-06-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,195
Posted By henry
That's a new one. Looking for solutions to bugs...

That's a new one. Looking for solutions to bugs that haven't happened yet in an unreleased app running on an OS that is less than a day old :)

I don't think running in the background is what you...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-06-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,333
Posted By henry
"GTD purists" don't prioritise. All actions are...

"GTD purists" don't prioritise. All actions are available at all times subject to context, time available and whether or not I can be bothered. GTD accepts that things are always in flux so there...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-06-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,269
Posted By henry
Sorry, maybe I mis-inderstood. I thought you...

Sorry, maybe I mis-inderstood.
I thought you were trying to use start dates to create a "Today" list. As Brian said, start dates and due dates serve very different purposes but if you are trying to...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,404
Posted By henry
Check out this post… ...

Check out this post…

http://forums.omnigroup.com/showpost.php?p=77943&postcount=6

I don't see a problem with contexts being too general. Take a "Mac" context for example. That is for the...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-06-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,718
Posted By henry
Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought notes were...

Correct me if I'm wrong but I thought notes were raw material for your Inbox which may be discarded, turned into actions or entered into your filing system. They're not 'entered into' your action...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-06-13, 07:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,269
Posted By henry
I think you have this a little backwards....

I think you have this a little backwards. Strictly speaking start dates are for tasks that you CAN'T do until a day in the future. They are a means to hide tasks because they can't be done yet.


...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-06-13, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,269
Posted By henry
Today lists are a form of prioritisation. You're...

Today lists are a form of prioritisation. You're saying that these items are more important than anything else based on some arbitrary measure which may not be valid when you come round to doing the...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-13, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 64,534
Posted By henry
As I said in the other thread the best way to do...

As I said in the other thread the best way to do this at the moment is to use a server application to master your tasks and then sync OF with that if required.

Something like Trac...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-06-10, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,718
Posted By henry
Note and actions are different things serving...

Note and actions are different things serving different purposes. Actions are ephemeral, once you have completed it you no longer need it whereas notes are reference material, they last for the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-06-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,639
Posted By henry
The other way that tasks can be duplicated is if...

The other way that tasks can be duplicated is if you mark them complete (which will create the new future task), change your mind and uncheck the task (doesn't remove the future task), then mark it...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-07, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,136
Posted By henry
The point of using Omnifocus is to help you to...

The point of using Omnifocus is to help you to remember to do the things you need to do. Do what ever you need to do to make that happen with the least amount of stress to yourself.

If you need to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-06-02, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,610
Posted By henry
Nice drawings. A bullet list might have been...

Nice drawings. A bullet list might have been easier to understand.

The best way (only way) to achieve what you want is to use some sort of server to coordinate the distribution of projects, tasks...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-02, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,454
Posted By henry
Or 3) Don't use start dates to give arbitrary...

Or 3) Don't use start dates to give arbitrary priority to your tasks.

Each day use context and intuition to determine what you are going to do next, not some self imposed deadline that doesn't...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-02, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,784
Posted By henry
I'm not sure I understand your problem, but this...

I'm not sure I understand your problem, but this seems to be what you are asking for...



Having said that, what's wrong with having most of your tasks in the Computer
context?
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-01, 10:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,454
Posted By henry
I have tried both approaches, using due dates and...

I have tried both approaches, using due dates and using start dates. I failed at both. In both cases you end up with an ever increasing list of actions all screaming "Do me, do me" and you feel worse...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-06-01, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,068
Posted By henry
I don't know where you look for this info, but my...

I don't know where you look for this info, but my iPhone tells me I have...
143 projects
1105 actions.

As for how many is too many. It's better to capture everything than miss something, so...
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