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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-03-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,894
Posted By Finlay Boo
The search/ filter in the Mac app is one of the...

The search/ filter in the Mac app is one of the more frustrating aspects of OmniFocus. Rob's WhereInOF works of course but that you should need to install Applescript to conduct a global search is...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-03-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 35,762
Posted By Finlay Boo
Thanks for that Rob. I tend to send the listings...

Thanks for that Rob. I tend to send the listings out in a single report so that everyone gets an idea as to what's going on as well as in their own projects.

Within OF-AQL, I've set the delimiter...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-03-17, 03:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 35,762
Posted By Finlay Boo
Output Perspespective to OO

Hi,

Has anyone tried working with this script to output a perspective to OO?

My use-case is that I have a perpective that shows which actions I have either delegated to team-mates or need to...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-01-30, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,262
Posted By Finlay Boo
Thanks for the tweaks, Rob (makes it much more...

Thanks for the tweaks, Rob (makes it much more useful for others) and thanks for the original contribution.

I don't really get involved with Applescript outside of 'Frankenstein' code whereby I...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-01-27, 04:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,262
Posted By Finlay Boo
By hacking together a Rob Trew script together...

By hacking together a Rob Trew script together with this Veritrope one (http://veritrope.com/code/omnifocus-write-active-project-list-to-text-file) I've cobbled something together which works nicely...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2012-01-24, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,262
Posted By Finlay Boo
Trying to create a weekly report

Every week I need to produce a weekly report of active projects and completed work. Currently this is quite a messy process of triggering a particular perspective, reviewing what's in there, load a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-03-25, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,452
Posted By Finlay Boo
I work in a similar sounding role whereby I make...

I work in a similar sounding role whereby I make a note to discuss tasks with people and then follow them through.

To record that I need to speak to people I use a context of @Personsname (I use @...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-10-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,816
Posted By Finlay Boo
I've just stopped working to come here to post...

I've just stopped working to come here to post this.

The double click to focus feature is something that I've only become aware of since I read this thread and now I use it all the time. I have a...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-08-10, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,231
Posted By Finlay Boo
Leading a team using OF and...?

Hi,

Just wondering if anyone else in here uses 5pmweb to meet their collaborative project management and if/ how they link it with their own OmniFocus set up. If not, is the a similar PM...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-15, 12:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,408
Posted By Finlay Boo
I wanted to return to work to try out the above...

I wanted to return to work to try out the above advice before replying and now have a fully functioning rule that automajically adds tasks straight to my inbox (I used Curt's old Mail rules)....
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,408
Posted By Finlay Boo
Would like to use the mail rule...

I would like to take advantage of the Mail rule preference in OF but have a couple of questions about it having already had a try.

My use case is that I receive Helpdesk request emails at work...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2009-05-01, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,831
Posted By Finlay Boo
Managing a team with Omni(Plan)

There are obviously others who would like to use OmniPlan to manage to team of individuals across multiple projects and the options available are to put everone and everything into one OP file...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-17, 11:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,402
Posted By Finlay Boo
There was a thread not so long ago that ended up...

There was a thread not so long ago that ended up pointing to these Applescripts. Well worth a look.

http://jhh.med.virginia.edu/main/OmniFocusScripts
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-11, 02:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 28,725
Posted By Finlay Boo
Having initially used OF before switching to...

Having initially used OF before switching to Things for 9 months, before switching back a couple of months ago, I've realised that there are various features that only OF has that make it the product...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2009-04-10, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,690
Posted By Finlay Boo
@whpalmer4 Yes. Yes, it would! :-) @Brian...

@whpalmer4 Yes. Yes, it would! :-)

@Brian Perfect! I had been poking around 'Page Setup' where I couldn't find anything about titles. Thank you.
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2009-04-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,690
Posted By Finlay Boo
Formatting for print

I've decided to use a combination of OO and Skitch for my documentation/ user manual needs as I already use OO for project fleshing and brainstorming so it makes sense.

Therefore, I've created a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-05, 06:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 75,481
Posted By Finlay Boo
@Greg Jones That script is great...good find!...

@Greg Jones That script is great...good find! It's ideal for how I like to work with and maintain my project data within the file system. Thanks.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-04, 01:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 75,481
Posted By Finlay Boo
I use pro but I can't honestly remember if that...

I use pro but I can't honestly remember if that would provide me any distinct advantages over the standard version in terms of how I use it. I also tend to add OO documents as linked files, to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-04, 08:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 75,481
Posted By Finlay Boo
Evernote clipping is great and, as an application...

Evernote clipping is great and, as an application it's cool for general notes/ journal data that relate to a variety of areas of responsibility. However, the lack of ability to get notes out limits...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-01, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,646
Posted By Finlay Boo
There isn't a smilie that conveys the emotion I...

There isn't a smilie that conveys the emotion I feel when checking off a task now....








No, Ken. That's not a good thing.
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-03-09, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,792
Posted By Finlay Boo
Rather than using the current location button ,...

Rather than using the current location button , have you tried adding business searches for 'Apple' and/ or 'Grocery store'. Works fine for me.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-03-09, 06:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 24,432
Posted By Finlay Boo
I'm not really mad keen on priorities as I think...

I'm not really mad keen on priorities as I think they'd change too much after the initial capture of the projects/ actions. However, if they are to be added, I would like then to be separate from the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-03-07, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,708
Posted By Finlay Boo
As long as it can be disabled in Preferences, I'd...

As long as it can be disabled in Preferences, I'd be fine with it. Having used Things, Tags & Together for some time I've ended up reversing out completely and using Path Finder and an improved...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-03-07, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,707
Posted By Finlay Boo
Thanks for the tips and the ZTD links. I like the...

Thanks for the tips and the ZTD links. I like the idea of picking 3 'big rocks' to deal with.

I do have a current review system which is basically my daily review of 'Next' items to do in the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-03-06, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,707
Posted By Finlay Boo
Hi. Can you expand upon that? How are you using...

Hi. Can you expand upon that? How are you using reviews to practically marshall/ prioritise your actions. I already enjoy using OF and would like to look at how far I can take advantage of its'...
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