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Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2013-10-31, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,138
Posted By SFF
I second this. I'd love to be able to see an...

I second this. I'd love to be able to see an indication that an action has a note. I'd recommend something other than a paperclip since that's normally associated with an attachment. Maybe a small...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2013-09-20, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,511
Posted By SFF
Not really digging the use of orange for "Flagged"...

After using OF2 for several days now, I wanted to offer my thoughts on the decision to depict flagged tasks by coloring the check circles orange. In my opinion, there is not enough distinction...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2013-09-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,841
Posted By SFF
Background syncing in OF2 for iPhone

First, props to the Omni folks who worked on OF2 for iPhone--I just downloaded, synced, and am spending some time getting comfortable with the new UI.

I'd like to know a bit more about "background...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-17, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,851
Posted By SFF
Another option: Assuming these daily reminders...

Another option: Assuming these daily reminders are all part of the same action list, project, or context, you could just set that grouping to "On Hold" before you leave, then set it back to "Active"...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-01, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,544
Posted By SFF
I keep a "Someday/Maybe" Single Action List...

I keep a "Someday/Maybe" Single Action List within each Area of Responsibility (which I maintain as folders containing multiple projects or single action lists). I keep separate S/M lists because I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-01, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,864
Posted By SFF
Omni just posted this update on their blog with...

Omni just posted this update on their blog with some additional info and screen shots: Debut of OmniFocus 2 (http://www.omnigroup.com/blog/entry/debut-of-omnifocus-2)
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2013-02-01, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,822
Posted By SFF
Like others here, I use DEVONthink Pro Office as...

Like others here, I use DEVONthink Pro Office as my store of reference material. You can easily copy a link to any note or document and paste that link into the notes field of OmniFocus. A nice...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2012-12-18, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,786
Posted By SFF
Not sure where the option is on the iPad version,...

Not sure where the option is on the iPad version, but this is a preference setting that you can change on the Mac version--I suspect the iPad has a similar setting. On the Mac, the checkbox is...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-12-11, 05:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 31,010
Posted By SFF
I just wanted to point out that OF supports...

I just wanted to point out that OF supports nested contexts, and what you are asking for here can easily be accomplished by having a "parent" context called "Waiting For", with subcontexts for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-24, 07:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,697
Posted By SFF
Style preferences: "Rounded" grayed out?

I'll admit that this isn't exactly the most urgent question, but I am working on creating a new theme, and I am having a hard time understanding why the "Rounded" option next to "Background Color" is...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-08-09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,654
Posted By SFF
Alligator, The key thing for me to understand...

Alligator,
The key thing for me to understand the power of OmniFocus was the simple phrase:
Plan in Projects, Work in Contexts

That means that when you are setting up new actions and projects,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-08-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,079
Posted By SFF
I have each "bucket" that you mentioned (Work,...

I have each "bucket" that you mentioned (Work, Personal, Legal, Marketing, etc). set up as a folder. I consider these to be equivalent to "Areas of Focus"/20,000 ft level in classic GTD terminology....
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2012-04-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,764
Posted By SFF
Bernd is correct--I just tested it it out, and...

Bernd is correct--I just tested it it out, and OmniFocus already respects the global portrait lock setting on the iPhone. No need for a separate preference in OF.

If you're not familiar with it,...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-04-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,398
Posted By SFF
Canonical GTD distinguishes "actions" from...

Canonical GTD distinguishes "actions" from "reference" material--those are two different types of "stuff", and really should have two different types of repositories. OmniFocus is for "actions", and...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2012-03-04, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,700
Posted By SFF
Customize alert sounds?

Is there any way to customize or change the default alert sound? If not, please consider this a feature request! Thanks!
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-02-26, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,894
Posted By SFF
I'm not an academic either, and a few months ago...

I'm not an academic either, and a few months ago I dumped Evernote in favor of DEVONthink Pro Office. Couldn't be happier.

You can reference material in DEVONthink by selecting Edit->Copy Item...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-01-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,405
Posted By SFF
It seems that what you really want to know is...

It seems that what you really want to know is when a task was created, which is automatically added to new tasks. To see the date that an action was created, just select it and open the inspector...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-01-07, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,761
Posted By SFF
Assuming that you have a Context for each person,...

Assuming that you have a Context for each person, you can create an additional Context called "All". Tasks that everyone needs to complete go in "All". When Sally is in your office, you'll have to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-01-05, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,653
Posted By SFF
Thanks Brian--that worked perfectly. I had my...

Thanks Brian--that worked perfectly. I had my "Due soon is in the next" set to 24 hours, so I obviously had to change that to "2 days" to be able to get actions due both today and tomorrow to show...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-01-05, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,653
Posted By SFF
Help creating a specific Perspective

I'm trying to create a Perspective that will show all actions (regardless of Project/Context) for which at least one of the following is true:
Item is due today
Item is due tomorrow
Item is...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-12-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,953
Posted By SFF
Right, you can link to a note, but not directly...

Right, you can link to a note, but not directly to an attachment, so you'd have to have a separate note for each attachment.

As I read through the rest of the responses, it seems that DevonThink...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-12-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,953
Posted By SFF
If the embedded links are not taking you to the...

If the embedded links are not taking you to the right files in Dropbox, then it sounds like the problem is with Dropbox, not with OF. As an alternative, you could try Evernote. Evernote can store...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-12-10, 05:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,629
Posted By SFF
As you said, I use Folders for the 20,000 ft...

As you said, I use Folders for the 20,000 ft level of Areas of Responsibility (Work, Household, Friends&Family, Photography, Career Development, Personal Development, etc). Within each folder are...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-12-06, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,745
Posted By SFF
Try this: When you are on Desktop 2 (or whatever...

Try this: When you are on Desktop 2 (or whatever Desktop you want to keep OF on), right click on the OF icon in the dock, click "Options", then click Assign To "This Desktop".

I believe the...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-12-01, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,131
Posted By SFF
One of the mantras of GTD is "Plan in Projects,...

One of the mantras of GTD is "Plan in Projects, Work in Contexts", which means that the Project view is primarily for planning, not for doing, which is why OmniFocus doesn't automatically rearrange...
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