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Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2014-03-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 18,778
Posted By joshfree
When I copy the script and paste it into either...

When I copy the script and paste it into either TextWrangler or AppleScript Editor, I lose all the line breaks. (They seem to come through as multiple tabs, but the code is kind of a mess.).. is that...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-03-01, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By joshfree
Scroll bar covers notes icons

At least on my system, when I scroll through a list I get a scrollbar along the right edge of the window. This allows clicking with a mouse rather that gesture or wheel-based scrolling.

That...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2013-09-24, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,455
Posted By joshfree
I'd like to bump this. I manage as many as 30...

I'd like to bump this. I manage as many as 30 projects at a time. Getting an easy overview and seeing who's working what when would be tremendously useful.
Forum: OmniPlan General 2013-06-05, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,962
Posted By joshfree
Brian, thanks for your response, which I only...

Brian, thanks for your response, which I only just now am seeing. I didn't realize I was doing something against policy or making the Forum less useful. But, yes, my intent was to reinforce the...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2013-06-05, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,528
Posted By joshfree
I completely agree with the posters on this...

I completely agree with the posters on this thread. I love OmniPlan but the convoluted gyrations I go through to make it readable on 8.5x11 paper are absurd. (I export it to a PDF, then reassemble it...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2012-01-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,935
Posted By joshfree
Quick way to insert new task between dependent tasks?

I searched the forum but was unable to find an answer. Is there a quick, easy way to add a task "in-line" within a string of connected tasks? Or do you have to create the task, set the dependencies...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2011-10-27, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,962
Posted By joshfree
whpalmer4, I see your point. On a huge project,...

whpalmer4, I see your point. On a huge project, that's an issue. But on a project that takes, say, 4 pages or so to print out, seeing the outline along the left edge and the headers across the top...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2011-10-27, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,962
Posted By joshfree
I agree with you, Jon, and have the same issues....

I agree with you, Jon, and have the same issues. Printing a project plan is the whole point! You have to be able to share the plan with the people who are working on the project, and it has to be...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2011-10-27, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,962
Posted By joshfree
Repeating the data headers and the outline along...

Repeating the data headers and the outline along the left edge seems critical to me. How can anyone read a multiple-page Gantt chart without that information? Please, Omni ninjas, fix this!!
Forum: OmniPlan General 2011-10-27, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,962
Posted By joshfree
I have long wondered about this same issue, and...

I have long wondered about this same issue, and posted about it, too. It seems so basic for a program that generates Gantt charts. I wish OmniGroup would solve this problem. As a former FastTrack...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2011-10-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,808
Posted By joshfree
Just to make sure you all understand the issue,...

Just to make sure you all understand the issue, this is exactly it. Most software I've used that requires header info and first-column info to make it make sense (as in a multi-page Gantt chart or...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2011-06-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,808
Posted By joshfree
Printing headers in Beta version

Please, oh, please tell me I am just missing the explanation of how to print the date headers across the top of each page in a Gantt chart. You did add this capability to the Version 2.0 Beta, right?...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-04-02, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,444
Posted By joshfree
Just have to say how excited I am to hear the the...

Just have to say how excited I am to hear the the look and feel of the iPad version will influence the next Mac version. Can't wait to get my hands on it.

After having used OF Mac for a couple...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2011-01-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,520
Posted By joshfree
Suddenly, a low-resolution icon?

My OmniOutliner application logo has gone all low-res on me:

http://freeassoc.com/temp/Applications-1.jpg

I'm also getting a color shift on my OmniOutliner app icon. Saw a post about that from...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-01-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,391
Posted By joshfree
I mentioned this many months ago and was about to...

I mentioned this many months ago and was about to do another post on it when I found this one. Same deal! I'm running 10.6.6, but this has been happening for a while. Now my OmniOutliner app has lost...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-10-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,425
Posted By joshfree
Looking at it again, I find that the date idea...

Looking at it again, I find that the date idea doesn't quite work. It's fine for the projects I want to look at in a week or a month that are stuck or on hold. But there are also categories like,...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-10-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,425
Posted By joshfree
Brian, that sounds reasonable. As you say, it's...

Brian, that sounds reasonable. As you say, it's not exactly what I was looking for but, yeah, it could probably work. As usual, the trick is to be pretty vigilant about your weekly review so you can...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-10-15, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,425
Posted By joshfree
Working around lack of tags for projects

Here's my sitch: I have my (work) projects organized in folders -- one per client. Within each folder are usually 2-10 projects. In my head, these are categorized by Status as:
Active (moving...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2010-06-25, 10:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 25,420
Posted By joshfree
Another vote on icons. I like the new purple app...

Another vote on icons. I like the new purple app icon a lot, but tend to agree that the UI icons are a little too similar to each other in low light/low contrast use. I bet a few tweaks could make...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-04-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,032
Posted By joshfree
Brian, that sounds like just what I was looking...

Brian, that sounds like just what I was looking for! When they're both open, can you drag actions and projects between them? And, I assume the "normal" database (Omnifocus.ofocus) will be the only...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-04-05, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,032
Posted By joshfree
Separate Someday/Maybe database?

I am trying to slim down my OF data so it syncs more quickly and is "lighter" to work with. My Someday/Maybe lists are now a Projects folder with pseudo-projects in it like "Personal deferred" and...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2010-01-24, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,132
Posted By joshfree
Reporting back: Word 12.2.3, OS 10.6.2 and OO...

Reporting back: Word 12.2.3, OS 10.6.2 and OO 3.95. -- works perfectly. Now if only I can get some way to go the other direction. OO 4.0 is supposed to do it, I guess.
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2010-01-24, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,132
Posted By joshfree
Rob, this is great. I'm excited to try it out....

Rob, this is great. I'm excited to try it out. But I'm trying to go the other way --- use an OO outline in Word, and retain the levels and structure. Is there anything you're aware of that will do...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2010-01-24, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,199
Posted By joshfree
xiamenese, I think that's inaccurate. Pages can...

xiamenese, I think that's inaccurate. Pages can read standard MS Word docs with outlines and maintain the outline structure in its Outline view. If it works for one it should work for the other. At...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2010-01-24, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,492
Posted By joshfree
Looking to go the other direction as well: Trying...

Looking to go the other direction as well: Trying to take an OO document and end up with a Word outline that retains the level structure. There were some additional exporting plug-ins posted here:...
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