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Forum: OmniOutliner 4 for Mac 2014-01-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,924
Posted By vanderwal
The new dictory should be ~/Library/Application...

The new dictory should be ~/Library/Application Scripts/com.omnigroup.OmniOutliner4
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2013-02-12, 10:00 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 55,149
Posted By vanderwal
The action in the complete expense report has...

The action in the complete expense report has questions for Susan along with other actions. But, when I am sitting with Susan to review the finances and get a signature on an upcoming project I can...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2013-02-12, 09:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 55,149
Posted By vanderwal
[thanks for breaking out distinct points in my...

[thanks for breaking out distinct points in my post]

The F2F with my friend is a action that is initially tied with San Francisco (that is where he lives and where I was traveling regularly), but...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2013-02-09, 11:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 55,149
Posted By vanderwal
Life has multiple contexts OmniFocus limits to one

Related to this thread, I have been doing work for years around building and design tools for groups and teams as well as their needs for individuals. Focus on tasks continually highlights that there...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2013-02-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 55,149
Posted By vanderwal
While some things are multiple contexts some can...

While some things are multiple contexts some can just be handled with tags. There are many things that can be completed without other's involvement, say expense report, but if I have a tag for Susan...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-02-10, 06:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 54,816
Posted By vanderwal
Well laid out. This is a much better approach...

Well laid out. This is a much better approach than heirarchy as much of this is not heirarchy based.

If I need to make a "call" it most likely will not be location context based, but in a few...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-02-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,349
Posted By vanderwal
Yes, I would use this. I really would like a...

Yes, I would use this. I really would like a visualization of my week and month.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-02-10, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,212
Posted By vanderwal
[QUOTE=michelle]Reporting in general will be a...

[QUOTE=michelle]Reporting in general will be a 2.0 feature, but we will at least provide a metadata field to enter time estimates in 1.0.

YEAH!!! If there is a wee bit of scripting around this it...
Forum: OmniOutliner 3 for Mac 2007-01-26, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,550
Posted By vanderwal
I prefer the VooDoo Pad interaction

I have been long wanting the VooDoo Pad interaction for links to Address Book, which creates automatically creates a link for names in Address Book that are typed.

I really like it when I can keep...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-17, 08:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,502
Posted By vanderwal
This gives my chair a happy spin

So happy OmniFocus has a product page. It has a pulse now.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-16, 08:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,741
Posted By vanderwal
Project Header Shows Next Due Date

I am continually battling kGTD with collapsing and expanding the project headers.

If the collapsed project header would expose the date of the next due item (or past due item) it would help...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 14,641
Posted By vanderwal
Full support

Enthusiastic yes to the above. These are things that I have considered essential so to ease my planning (and replanning after interruptions).
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-11, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,437
Posted By vanderwal
But the system already gets in the way

One of biggest problems is the system (kGTD) already gets in the way in areas it does not need to. I note my action requires chatting, phoning, or e-mailing a person and I don't have a link to their...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2007-01-08, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,570
Posted By vanderwal
OmniGraffle and IA is a good fit

OmniGraffle has become my preferred IA diagramming tool. I like it much more than Visio as it gets out of the way. I can work more quickly and in OmniGraffle than Visio. The latest versions of...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-06, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,437
Posted By vanderwal
Simplicity is Key

I agree with few required fields for data entry. My use of kGTD often has be dumping in an action and moving on, which I go back and add a more info later. I want to get things out of my head and...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-05, 06:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 43,458
Posted By vanderwal
Time Visualization and Calendar Preference

One missing element to kGTD is a time visualization. When I move a due date I don't have a view of other things this action may impact. I would love a view of what I have in OmniFocus by time...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-05, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,437
Posted By vanderwal
Meta Pivots

There are some pieces of metadata missing in kGTD I would like to see in OmniFocus: estimated task length, importance (different than priority as in it must get done by this date), linking to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-05, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 30,197
Posted By vanderwal
Multiple formats please

I would really like a paper view to tack-up or put in my pocket when I am tired of devices. I normally carry my Treo 650 (soon to be flushed down the toilet for some unknown more stable and reliable...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2007-01-05, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,518
Posted By vanderwal
Adding to the regrets for not making MacWorld this year

I have a lot of things that I would love to see in OmniFocus and would true love to sit and talk with others about their interests. I am finally starting to dump my dreams in the forum here. Much is...
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