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Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-12-03, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,406
Posted By chris101
I think that the idea of higher levels in GTD is...

I think that the idea of higher levels in GTD is that they represent a series of prompts for generating potential projects and tasks rather than a place to store those projects. To that end, active...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-11-13, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,017
Posted By chris101
Hi Warren, Currently there's no way of...

Hi Warren,

Currently there's no way of adding multiple contexts to a task.

While Omnifocus doesn't have the capacity for users to create their own fields, if you want to distinguish tasks as...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-08-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,590
Posted By chris101
Hi Mike, You might also want to have a look...

Hi Mike,

You might also want to have a look at the OmniFocus screencasts at ScreenCastsOnline (http://www.screencastsonline.com/index_files/d8257ac71fda3b07e2c9378690effd54-313.php). It's not in...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-07-31, 12:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 24,412
Posted By chris101
a small note on notes

Overall, i'm very impressed with the look and feel of the app.

My only issue is with the handling of notes. While i see that it includes a brief preview of the note on the same line as a task, i...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-05-16, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,987
Posted By chris101
@ Dennis I suspect that i have a similar...

@ Dennis

I suspect that i have a similar response to the OmniFocus UI as the posters above. If only OmniFocus was "plain or understated". Instead i find the UI clunky and jarring. Look at the...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-12-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,371
Posted By chris101
I use Backpack (http://backpackit.com/) for...

I use Backpack (http://backpackit.com/) for project support kind of in the way you're describing here. I have links to Backpack pages in the notes section of my OF projects. There's also a pretty...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-02, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By chris101
Yes, they're scattered across many projects. ...

Yes, they're scattered across many projects.

I've never used contexts as it always felt a little artificial: i'm either at work or at home (yes, my life really is that exciting). I've also tended...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-02, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By chris101
sorting by due date in project mode

Is there a way of getting the due date perspective to work like flagged items so that only actions with a due date will appear when i'm in project mode?

I find it a little frustrating that if i...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-07-25, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,256
Posted By chris101
Have you tried working via Perspectives and...

Have you tried working via Perspectives and taking a snapshot of the window with all of the notes visible? That seems to be one way of ensuring they 'stick'.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-06-30, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,147
Posted By chris101
The arrow looks like it's from the screen capture...

The arrow looks like it's from the screen capture tool Skitch (http://skitch.com)
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-06-09, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,458
Posted By chris101
Before reading the other post i think you're...

Before reading the other post i think you're referring to i also struggled with contexts. Anything other than @work and @home seemed sort of artificial.

However, thinking about my levels of...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-06-03, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,584
Posted By chris101
You've all inspired me to give the laptop another...

You've all inspired me to give the laptop another go. In fact, looking at it now i think my problem was more with "applying GTD" than "applying OmniFocus". John's suggestion about using the off-line...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-06-02, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,584
Posted By chris101
thanks for the suggestions, guys. i do have...

thanks for the suggestions, guys.

i do have a MacBook and have occasionally taken it in to work but lugging it around seems more hassle than it's worth - given that our IT department won't...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-05-30, 01:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,584
Posted By chris101
managing big things on a small phone

I'm not sure if this is a question or just an observation - but i'm genuinely interested in what others' think.

Like many, i'm a mac person at home, a windows person at work, and an iPhone person...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-05-16, 05:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,333
Posted By chris101
Have you tried using Growl notifiers to provide...

Have you tried using Growl notifiers to provide these alarms? i find them useful to provide the very sort of reminders you describe in your example.
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