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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-11-07, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,922
Posted By flyingdesigner
how to keep a super slim database

All -

My practice doesn't much call for saving completed actions etc in OF. So I'm trying to find a way that all old data just gets removed from the database - IE, dropped & completed projects...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-10-02, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,877
Posted By flyingdesigner
please help me with start/due date editing

So I've noticed this problem on and off for a while now and I just kind of slogged through it until it became annoying enough to write about - though i don't know if it is sisyphean given that this...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,143
Posted By flyingdesigner
start date default time suddenly different

Hi All,

Typically if I put 'today' or 'tomorrow' or any date in a start field, the time of day is listed as 00:00.

Lately, it seems to be 24:00 which, of course, means it really starts the next...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-06-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,952
Posted By flyingdesigner
I think this may have solved it. Thanks!

I think this may have solved it. Thanks!
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-06-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,952
Posted By flyingdesigner
actions that reset if not completed by specified time?

I realize that what I'm about to ask may go against the GTD grain, but it is part of my current process... so here goes.

I have a project called 'daily review' - in it are a list of actions that...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-02-14, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,148
Posted By flyingdesigner
Hi Brian, Not quite. Perhaps a better way to...

Hi Brian,
Not quite. Perhaps a better way to explain it is that I've got review projects for when I'm in non-intense work phases and I've got review projects for when I'm in intense work phases. ...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2012-02-11, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,148
Posted By flyingdesigner
Managing types of review projects w/r/t schedule.

Here is the situation:

I have a repeating project called 'Daily Review' which has in it review & maintenance tasks that I like to repeat every day.

I have a repeating project called 'Weekly...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-12-09, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,609
Posted By flyingdesigner
Bingo! Thanks so much. As an aside, I...

Bingo!

Thanks so much.

As an aside, I wish there were more transparency on why/when certain settings carry over from Project to Context / Context to Project views. I wish that there were a way...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-12-09, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,609
Posted By flyingdesigner
For some reason, this isn't working. More...

For some reason, this isn't working.

More detail:

Daily, Weekly, and Mrs FD reviews are each discrete projects in a folder called Reviews in the Library. I have selected the projects I want in...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-12-08, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,609
Posted By flyingdesigner
Doesn't seem to work. When I select my existing...

Doesn't seem to work. When I select my existing perspective (which is a context view) and switch to projects, it changes the sort order, etc. Am I doing something wrong?
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-12-08, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,609
Posted By flyingdesigner
Perspective by start date excluding certain projects

Hello Forum,

I've recently moved away from deadline based planning to start date based planning which is great. I have a perspective set up which has all contexts (except waiting for) and all...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-11-10, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,373
Posted By flyingdesigner
Thanks everyone for your thoughts... FYI,...

Thanks everyone for your thoughts...

FYI, those contexts aren't mine. They are Sven Fechners (http://simplicityisbliss.com/)
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2011-11-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,373
Posted By flyingdesigner
Ironically, I logged on to the forums to ask the...

Ironically, I logged on to the forums to ask the exact same question. I've been using OF for a while now and am in the midst of getting back to the GTD basics...

(Example: I just reorganized my...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-06-11, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,479
Posted By flyingdesigner
Thanks for the quick response Brian. Not really,...

Thanks for the quick response Brian. Not really, because I'm trying to limit it to things that only are available based on start date. These settings show everything with a start date of null and I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-06-10, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,479
Posted By flyingdesigner
perspective by start date

I'm trying to change a habit of overusing the due date to chronologically organize my tasks. I think the key is putting appropriate start dates and only putting due dates in when required. In doing...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-06-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,294
Posted By flyingdesigner
+ 1 for making a way to assign people as well as...

+ 1 for making a way to assign people as well as a context to an action.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-12-28, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,983
Posted By flyingdesigner
Done. Thanks Brian. FD

Done. Thanks Brian.
FD
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-12-27, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,983
Posted By flyingdesigner
Alias to a project from within another?

I am a freelancer. In my project library I have a folder for each engagement I am currently working on. Nested in each folder are the various projects and tasks broken down as required for each,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-09-03, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,084
Posted By flyingdesigner
Brian, Thanks for your response. Tried...

Brian,

Thanks for your response. Tried exactly what you said - screenshot attached http://forums.omnigroup.com/images/attach/jpg.gif - and it still doesn't show projects that are available based...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-08-30, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,084
Posted By flyingdesigner
Thanks historydoll -- I hope it isn't something...

Thanks historydoll -- I hope it isn't something that can only be solved by tagging because OF is already pushing the edge of a too-complicated GTD list manager, thinking in terms of Best Practices. ...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-08-30, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,084
Posted By flyingdesigner
Hi Curt, Thanks for the reply. Reading...

Hi Curt,

Thanks for the reply.

Reading thru your response and trying to tweak layouts has made me realize that I may be framing the question incorrectly. What I'd really like to do is have a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-08-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,084
Posted By flyingdesigner
show due and start availability

I confess that I don't use 'start' very often in OF. However, I think I may have figured out a way to integrate it into my workflow in a very effective way.

I currently have a perspective...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-08-06, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,870
Posted By flyingdesigner
reorder column view

Is it possible to re-order the columns in OF 1.7? There are some views where I'd actually like the project to be in the left column when looking at, say, all task buy date. I have a number of...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-03-31, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,173
Posted By flyingdesigner
Making style context specific

Has anyone sorted out a way to make styles context specific?

For example, I use a context called 'Pending' for things that are, well, pending. It has a number of sub-contexts: wife, response,...
Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2008-07-11, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,713
Posted By flyingdesigner
Good idea. I'm not too keen on having to do all...

Good idea. I'm not too keen on having to do all the webdav stuff just for this, but I suspect I will as it seems a trend with 3rd party apps.

Another question: How does Omnifocus deal with...
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