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Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2010-03-30, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,955
Posted By johnsel
What kinds of events?

What kinds of events are you using in this method? It's a very interesting use case. I'd love to learn what you're doing.
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-02-27, 02:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,701
Posted By johnsel
Just so it is said again: use of OF in...

Just so it is said again: use of OF in Windows-land needs an elegant solution. Please Omni, provide a web interface!
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-02-23, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,046
Posted By johnsel
I also bumped up against the lack of explicit...

I also bumped up against the lack of explicit "waiting for" in OF. Here's my work around.

If I'm waiting for something, the context is the person who owes it to me. AND, I set the flag for it.
...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-02-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,212
Posted By johnsel
auto-delete old contexts?

One feature I'd like to see in OF is the ability to auto-delete contexts that haven't been used for a while. Ideally a user-configurable setting. So, if, for example, I haven't used a context for a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-02-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,347
Posted By johnsel
I didn't know that shortcut! Thank you both!...

I didn't know that shortcut! Thank you both! Works great!
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-02-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,347
Posted By johnsel
I can't speak to this particular problem, but I...

I can't speak to this particular problem, but I do have a wish list item for notes:

I use the quick-entry window as my primary way of ploughing data into OF. Frequently, I have something on the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-02-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,158
Posted By johnsel
I have some hope / faith that this will improve....

I have some hope / faith that this will improve. I think the omni guys are committed to working this out. they've certainly been approachable on this forum and in support email.

Even though I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-02-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,158
Posted By johnsel
Menubar & Focus Behaviour

One of the reasons I think so many people have trouble grokking OF is the notion of Focus and Perspectives.

Here's an example of a point of potential confusion.

1) In settings tell the app to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-02-08, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,663
Posted By johnsel
Help for Windows Users?

I seem to recall reading on one of these threads, or the Omni Mouth, that Omni was in the midst of providing some kind of strategy for OF users who want to access their OF from a Windows machine. Not...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-01-27, 04:44 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 90,980
Posted By johnsel
Me too

FWIW, I would also be willing to fork out another $20 for an iPad optimized version.

The ability to read e-docs (pdf, office etc), and use OmniFocus at the same time on a reasonable screen is my...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2010-01-27, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,157
Posted By johnsel
CleanTheme

Hi,
I made a theme, I like it. I thought others might too. So here it is if you're interested.

Screenshot attached (might look weird because I deleted confidential stuff) .

Enjoy. I hope...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,868
Posted By johnsel
Just attach the mind map file

I use MindMap (free version) for mind mapping. It's simple, uncluttered and easy to use.
I think expecting to start with a mind map and then automagically generate OF entries is an unrealistic hope....
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,805
Posted By johnsel
I've emailed the support ninjas

I emailed my post in yesterday so hopefully it will show up in your features/bugs database shortly.

In the meantime I've been using the "flag" to indicate waiting for as I don't use the flag for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-10-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,805
Posted By johnsel
Feature request: "Waiting For" and/or Multiple Contexts

Some people ( http://johnkendrickonline.com/2009/10/09/playing-the-waiting-game/ ) use the context field to indicate whether they are "waiting" for someone to get back to them. This is a bit of a...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-09-04, 04:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,317
Posted By johnsel
This works

Thanks for the info. This is VERY non-intuitive. When you do add it as an alias, the icon in the task does not show that it is such. Very confusing. Also, it can be a pain in the ass to do this when...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-09-02, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,317
Posted By johnsel
Same problem

I'm using the latest iPhone version and on the desktop I'm using SneakyPeek v.77.10.0.104479

I added an entry on my desktop
I dragged a PDF to it as an attachement
I synced my desktop
I synced...
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