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Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2014-05-14, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,819
Posted By wilsonng
I also love OF1 for iPad's interface. I love the...

I also love OF1 for iPad's interface. I love the "tile" look which separates the groupings into distinct blocks. It helps me to see the separation between the different groupings. That's something...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2014-04-25, 11:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,877
Posted By wilsonng
I don't know of a way to get badge counts on the...

I don't know of a way to get badge counts on the home screen.

The only thing I can do is to go to Forecast and see the number of deferred items for today. To show deferred tasks (tasks with start...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2014-04-25, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,977
Posted By wilsonng
I think Forecast only shows tasks that have start...

I think Forecast only shows tasks that have start date (starts on this date) and due dates (due today).

It own't be able to show you a "today" list with all available. Because you might have a...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2014-04-23, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,977
Posted By wilsonng
I know if I have something long term like a...

I know if I have something long term like a writing assignment, I usually like to break it down into smaller steps. It's not just a simple thing as "write long-form article" by April 30th.

I know...
Forum: OmniFocus Syncing 2014-04-08, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,327
Posted By wilsonng
I'm seeing the same thing too. Probably...

I'm seeing the same thing too.

Probably gonna have to wait for them to reboot the server or something.

I already sent an e-mail to Omni Support inquiring about omni syncing. The support gurus...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-05, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,577
Posted By wilsonng
kingfisher and Gardener have hit it right on the...

kingfisher and Gardener have hit it right on the nail.

I'd also just use OmniFocus as my all-purpose capture tool. Record potential projects that I want to develop further or work on in the...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2014-04-03, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,980
Posted By wilsonng
creating and editing perspectives is available...

creating and editing perspectives is available only on the Mac version at this moment. Perspectives unlocks a lot of the hidden power of OmniFocus. Perspectives are used to help you filter out a lot...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-04-02, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,577
Posted By wilsonng
I don't think I would ever want to "program" my...

I don't think I would ever want to "program" my life with any task manager.

I don't put all of my tasks into OmniFocus. I usually only put projects and tasks that I am working on and park it...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-03-30, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,415
Posted By wilsonng
yeah, i'd love to see OmniFocus with a built-in...

yeah, i'd love to see OmniFocus with a built-in mail client and tighter integration with Apple Address Book.

Then I'd be able to click on a contact and see tasks delegated or associated with a...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-03-28, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,415
Posted By wilsonng
I think you can use Apple Mail together with...

I think you can use Apple Mail together with OmniFocus to create what you are looking for. That's about as close as it gets.

Maybe see these examples:
...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2014-03-28, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,639
Posted By wilsonng
You can buy OF1 for Mac now and you'll get a free...

You can buy OF1 for Mac now and you'll get a free update to OF2 Pro for Mac.

You might want to wait on OmniFocus for iPad. You'll get version 1 now. But a version 2 will probably be a separate...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2014-03-28, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,861
Posted By wilsonng
Create a new login to participate in the new...

Create a new login to participate in the new discussion forum. Try out a preview of OF2 for Mac. You'll see a lot of influences from the iPhone UI brought to the Mac in the new OF2 preview. More info...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-26, 01:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,216
Posted By wilsonng
oh boy… I guess everybody will be checking their...

oh boy… I guess everybody will be checking their e-mail inbox for that announcement or scanning this forum for the big news…. Maybe I can call in sick? Can't wait!
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2014-03-25, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,639
Posted By wilsonng
OmniFocus 2 for iPhone is part of the OmniFocus...

OmniFocus 2 for iPhone is part of the OmniFocus ecosystem for me.

I do a lot of planning and editing on the Mac version. Then it is easy to sync with Omni Sync Services to OF2 for iPhone or OF for...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-25, 01:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,216
Posted By wilsonng
Well, OK then. I take the others out for a spin...

Well, OK then. I take the others out for a spin and I keep coming back to OmniFocus.

But let's take a look at the blogosphere. Which app gets the most mention and praise amongst bloggers? The...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-03-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,335
Posted By wilsonng
The closest solution I've come up with was to...

The closest solution I've come up with was to separate my projects into a personal folder and a work folder.

Then I create a repeating task to remind myself to review. Then I'll just go to the...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By wilsonng
You're welcome. Perspectives is the secret...

You're welcome.

Perspectives is the secret sauce in OmniFocus. use perspectives to focus on only certain projects or certain contexts. This helps to avoid the bucket list syndrome where you have...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By wilsonng
Have you tried creating a perspective that is...

Have you tried creating a perspective that is focused only on the High Priority folder?

Select a folder on the lefthand sidebar.

Select menu View > Focus on [folder name]

if you don't see...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By wilsonng
I usually have folders that have become Areas of...

I usually have folders that have become Areas of Responsibilities in my life. I'll have folders for work, personal, house maintenance, family, etc.

I also have a folder called "Now". Every once in...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-21, 02:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,216
Posted By wilsonng
I do see the same sentiments at the Things forum....

I do see the same sentiments at the Things forum. Everybody is pulling their hair out about why development is taking forever for Things 3 and The Hit List. Responses are rare if they even occur at...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,216
Posted By wilsonng
But no one knows how much money the other...

But no one knows how much money the other products make. OmniFocus is important to many of us. We have a vested interest in more focused R&D in OmniFocus. That's why many of us feel that it should be...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-20, 03:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,216
Posted By wilsonng
I can understand how many users feel that...

I can understand how many users feel that OmniFocus should be the only priority and should be in continual development. But Omni's product offering is split between OmniOutliner, OmniPlan, OmniFocus,...
Forum: OmniFocus 2 for Mac (Private Test) 2014-03-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,216
Posted By wilsonng
I guess it is pointless to start asking the same...

I guess it is pointless to start asking the same questions and keep expecting to hear another answer.

From an outsider's perspective, it looks like OF2 is next up to bat. OmniOutliner 4 for Mac...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-03-12, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,850
Posted By wilsonng
OmniFocus isn't really great at scheduling. What...

OmniFocus isn't really great at scheduling. What I usually do is just block out chunks of time in my calendar with an appointment set to show that I'm busy.

I just name the title "Focus Time:...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2014-02-26, 06:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 48,110
Posted By wilsonng
But if the development cycles were shortened as...

But if the development cycles were shortened as we see with Adobe Suite and Filemaker, we would be scratching our heads about why we should be upgrading to the latest and greatest when feature set...
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