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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-03, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,681
Posted By wayne4
You make a valid point Keone! I am fully...

You make a valid point Keone!

I am fully aware that I seem to be in the minority.

"the collective opinion of many is worth far more than the single opinion of one"

I needed to know if...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-12-02, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,681
Posted By wayne4
beginners advice - tutorial - get started

It's only with hindsight and having traveled (some!) of the path,
that I'll be bold enough to say that for me the currently available screencasts bear little resemblance to the actual use of the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-30, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,756
Posted By wayne4
I know what Gcrump is referring too. It's when...

I know what Gcrump is referring too. It's when he's actually "getting things done" (i.e. acting on his next actions) in the planning mode.

I d understand how that could be annoying. Although for...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-28, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,756
Posted By wayne4
points taken both! I see that you are both...

points taken both!

I see that you are both referring to it as "project view" rather than "planning view", so i'll take that on board.

I am slowly getting my head around the methods here

I do...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-28, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,756
Posted By wayne4
On a mission

Thank you for your explanation

I would like to pick up on some points that are relevant to me:-

1) suggestion: the behaviour of "due" dates will be awkward in the planning mode ("the grouping...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-27, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,756
Posted By wayne4
Please be kind to us "planning mode" Junkies

I Achieve my goals in the planning mode rather than the context mode

Some days I work wholly in the planning mode to "plan" and also to "get things done". I mentioned this before on another...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-25, 08:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,695
Posted By wayne4
Good idea! use the "contact us" link at the...

Good idea!

use the "contact us" link at the bottom of this page and that will be sent to the ninjas
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-25, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,695
Posted By wayne4
maybe your filters? In the panning mode...

maybe your filters?

In the panning mode click the "view" icon in the menu bar (it looks like a pair of spectacles). If it's not there do "view" "customize toolbar" and drag it to top menu bar.
...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-24, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,872
Posted By wayne4
Fantastic! Thanks for the clarity and detail...

Fantastic!

Thanks for the clarity and detail of your replies.

I have 4 different people offering me 4 different approaches.

You have given me plenty to think about for the moment. I will...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-24, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,788
Posted By wayne4
Genius! whpalmer It has Just registered...

Genius!

whpalmer

It has Just registered what you meant...

It has just taken me 30 seconds to assign my 500 actions (with NO context) into a context. I didn't realise that the combination of...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-24, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,872
Posted By wayne4
Craig Thank you for your suggestion I'm...

Craig

Thank you for your suggestion

I'm very keen (and dedicated) to optimising my structures within the planning mode (as this is often the mode I use to getting things done, explained on this...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2008-11-24, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,972
Posted By wayne4
I wonder if you can have a look at this posting ...

I wonder if you can have a look at this posting

http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10684&highlight=multiple+projects

Will your script above address some of the requirements mentioned...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-24, 03:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,872
Posted By wayne4
When an action fits many different contexts - Life without meta tags (tagging).

How would you organise this?

Here's a fictitious list of hotels

HOTELS SPECIFIC TO A CITY
London = 25 Hotels (London 1 , London 2, 3,4 etc)
Brighton =10 Hotels (Brighton 1,2,3,4 etc)
Paris =...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-24, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,214
Posted By wayne4
You mean omnifocus (NOT omnigroup) anyway,...

You mean omnifocus (NOT omnigroup)

anyway, look at this post http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10574
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,788
Posted By wayne4
As a work around to the above, I have now...

As a work around to the above,

I have now started to do the following

1) added a context called "none" (although this could equally be called "computer")

2) I have started assigning this...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2008-11-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 19,507
Posted By wayne4
Looking at the original posting I...

Looking at the original posting




I have posted a similar query on "omnifocus for applemac" forums (It's for the desktop application), but maybe you can cross reference

It may NOT be...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-23, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,788
Posted By wayne4
context rarely changes (work in planning mode)

No, I'm not complaining too much. I am still hopeful that Omnifocus can work for me. Maybe I should have said that 95% of the time my context stays the same, but I still have a list of 40 different...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,788
Posted By wayne4
Dennis, The purple items that you mention...

Dennis,
The purple items that you mention only show up if you have also assigned a context to an action. The problem that I have - as mentioned above (my context rarely change - or should i say...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,788
Posted By wayne4
Why I find "Next action" misleading!

I find the functionality of "Next action" in omnifocus lacking in it's ability to implement GTD methodology.

"Next action" only acts on actions that have been assigned a "due date" rather than...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,084
Posted By wayne4
Curt I have just actioned your suggestion ...

Curt

I have just actioned your suggestion

It worked! well sort of

I have now reduced the time it takes to back-up, instead of 8mins as mentioned above, it took 90 seconds (a vast...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-13, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,520
Posted By wayne4
P.S. for those who are lost by curts suggestion,...

P.S. for those who are lost by curts suggestion, this is the procedure (curt will correct me if i'm wrong)

1) go to omnifocus preferences
2) select "sync" and check box "keep the sync database on...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-13, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,084
Posted By wayne4
Omnifocus slowing down

blooming ek !! curt

How did you find out that?

that's so technical

Anyway, I'll give it a go tonight and If I don't post back then you can assume that it worked

thanks very much for your...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-13, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,393
Posted By wayne4
omnifocus won't quit / stalling / crashing / force quit

i'm getting the same

see here http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10574
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-13, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,734
Posted By wayne4
Slowing down

I can verify the increasing file size and a possible consequence at http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=10574
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-11-13, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,084
Posted By wayne4
V1.5 Anyone else having "frozen" and stability issues?

Looking at another posting on this forum "is 1.5 stable enough", it seems that others are not reporting a stability issue with v1.5

However my story is different. Since updating i am getting a...
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