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Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,231
Posted By whpalmer4
Yeah, Rob has spent years posting some 2,000+...

Yeah, Rob has spent years posting some 2,000+ posts and numerous scripts he's developed here because he's a mole for the competition. This doesn't sound even the tiniest bit improbable to you?
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By whpalmer4
If you don't, then perhaps you shouldn't object...

If you don't, then perhaps you shouldn't object to those who do making their voices heard, no? You have made it quite clear you're in a hurry to have OF 2 be a shipping product, but as all of us...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By whpalmer4
Credit where credit is due: I got the idea from...

Credit where credit is due: I got the idea from one of RobTrew's argument structure scripts.

I haven't heard anything about how perspectives will fit into the current design, but one could easily...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,355
Posted By whpalmer4
Yes, it is understandable why some people want...

Yes, it is understandable why some people want the user interfaces to be as similar as possible from device to device, but "because we did it that way on another device (which happens to be...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,231
Posted By whpalmer4
The current implementation falls flat on its face...

The current implementation falls flat on its face when it encounters a task with a multiple-line name.

http://img203.imageshack.us/img203/2112/screenshot20130418at423.png...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2013-04-18, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,948
Posted By whpalmer4
Use Help->Send Feedback to send a desensitized...

Use Help->Send Feedback to send a desensitized version of your document to Omni, and tell them about the problem in terms of the task IDs (3.1, 5.2.6, etc.) so they can have a look.
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-18, 02:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By whpalmer4
Not just new users, I'm afraid! I'm still not...

Not just new users, I'm afraid! I'm still not really sure how to manipulate the sidebar properly, because my attention span isn't long enough to determine if the click does nothing or I just haven't...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-18, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,637
Posted By whpalmer4
What about having a set of vertical tabs along...

What about having a set of vertical tabs along the left edge, leaving the entire height available for content? There would be a slight cost in horizontal area, but not much. Perhaps option-clicking...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2013-04-17, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,943
Posted By whpalmer4
The key here is to make two separate folders, one...

The key here is to make two separate folders, one containing work projects and one containing personal projects. Select one folder in the sidebar and click the Focus button or use View->Focus. ...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By whpalmer4
More satisfying might be drawing a big checkmark...

More satisfying might be drawing a big checkmark on one's trackpad. The need to select something first (a drawback shared with the keyboard approach) puts a damper on the whole affair, however. ...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By whpalmer4
They are easier to hit, to be sure. Of course,...

They are easier to hit, to be sure. Of course, you could also achieve this by adding a little tolerance to the hit checker and keeping the graphic smaller...

Eagerly awaiting the point in time...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-17, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,822
Posted By whpalmer4
Being able to see tasks starting and finishing is...

Being able to see tasks starting and finishing is what provides much of the power of the forecast view in the iOS apps. Without that, a better searching/filtering mechanism that would allow us to do...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-17, 05:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,355
Posted By whpalmer4
Might have been nice to have the time spent...

Might have been nice to have the time spent implementing those vanishing disclosure triangles and so on spent instead implementing all of the missing nuts and bolts. Last I checked, even copy/paste...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-17, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By whpalmer4
I wouldn't want the tabbed view to be at the...

I wouldn't want the tabbed view to be at the expense of the ability to have multiple independent windows, which I find essential. Much of the time a tabbed view would be an excellent enhancement,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-04-17, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By whpalmer4
Glad you were able to figure it out from my terse...

Glad you were able to figure it out from my terse directions!

The Keyboard Shortcut section is a useful tool, although there are places it doesn't work, such as when a command appears in the...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,793
Posted By whpalmer4
Try looking at it as a light-on-dark "@" and I...

Try looking at it as a light-on-dark "@" and I think you'll see the "inspiration" for this icon.

What he said. Perhaps they could be polished until entirely rubbed out :D
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-04-16, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By whpalmer4
Use the Keyboard section of System Preferences to...

Use the Keyboard section of System Preferences to map CMD-Q to Hide OmniFocus.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-04-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,399
Posted By whpalmer4
Do you use the Review feature? Just set the...

Do you use the Review feature? Just set the review interval for the grocery project to be the minimum value, and when you review the project, tidy it up (as you would do anyhow).

You may also...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-16, 02:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By whpalmer4
They are trying to maintain the database format...

They are trying to maintain the database format to preserve compatibility with OF 1 (and the current versions of the iOS apps), so you'll have to wait a while longer.
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2013-04-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,519
Posted By whpalmer4
Yes, it would be wonderful if we had a built-in...

Yes, it would be wonderful if we had a built-in search mechanism with all the capability of Where in OF. Unfortunately, I don't think there's any chance that will happen for OF 2.0, and little...
Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2013-04-15, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,287
Posted By whpalmer4
I'm just telling you how it can be done now, not...

I'm just telling you how it can be done now, not that a better way cannot be imagined :-)
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-04-15, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,934
Posted By whpalmer4
Another approach, if you don't find it useful to...

Another approach, if you don't find it useful to have project and action group headers appearing in the context view, is to go to the preferences, Data tab, and uncheck the "In Context Mode [] Show...
Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2013-04-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,287
Posted By whpalmer4
If you make your list in TextEdit, and copy/paste...

If you make your list in TextEdit, and copy/paste it into the Notes field, the styling comes along for the ride.
Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2013-04-15, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,181
Posted By whpalmer4
I don't know how you easily select everything at...

I don't know how you easily select everything at a given level in a complex document (or on the iPad). Incentive to build it correctly the first time? :)

Once you have selected everything,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-04-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,934
Posted By whpalmer4
How about a context mode perspective showing only...

How about a context mode perspective showing only next actions which have no context assigned? Context mode, select the "no context" container in the sidebar, action selector set to "next actions".
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