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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-04-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By peterlemer
Hi myfre - I understand. I haven't found a...

Hi myfre - I understand. I haven't found a solution, sadly. OF is great for projects but clogs up as I add data. I had hoped it would be a one-stop task-management tool - and many of my tasks...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-04-13, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By peterlemer
hi myfre - are you replying in the right thread? ...

hi myfre - are you replying in the right thread?

pete
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-24, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By peterlemer
I've tried culling a dupe DB of everything that...

I've tried culling a dupe DB of everything that isn't my context 'hold for info'. With all contexts showing, I CMMND-clicked to 'hold for info' context, which remained in the context list, but...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-24, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By peterlemer
I've gone the other route for the time being - I...

I've gone the other route for the time being - I deleted all actions in the dupe and have copied my context across.
Now I am trying to delete those actions assigned to that context.
but...

I get...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-24, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By peterlemer
OK, I want to clear out all informational actions...

OK, I want to clear out all informational actions that I have allocated to the context: 'Hold For Info'

I've created a 2nd DB called 'InfoFocus' and plan to remove everything that isn't 'Hold For...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By peterlemer
Brian - that all makes good sense - but a while...

Brian - that all makes good sense - but a while back, when exploring a 2nd database for a particularly complex tax matter ( which worked well, btw) TPTB told me that although this could be done, OF...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2013-02-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By peterlemer
why is my OF so slow?

Which part of the program places the greatest load on processing power? Can I reduce this lag by simplifying my structures?
Forum: iCal Sync 2012-11-28, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 22,330
Posted By peterlemer
eworks - how do you get OF to sync with BusyCal? ...

eworks - how do you get OF to sync with BusyCal?

pete
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-13, 02:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,834
Posted By peterlemer
I think this from pvonk's root message makes a...

I think this from pvonk's root message makes a great a deal of sense:
" With today's cell phones and mobile devices/laptops and the nature of my work, I never really needed to define contexts such...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,834
Posted By peterlemer
pvonk: fascinating and relevant response, thanks....

pvonk: fascinating and relevant response, thanks. I'm incredibly busy over several contexts ( not OF 'contexts') so I need ways of parsing the many separate threads and keeping sequences. I feel, on...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-12, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,834
Posted By peterlemer
daily focus

When I get to my desk first thing , I want to design my day, so I view my 'due' items and add new actions, postpone some others.

How do users create a day plan using OF or OF + other tools?

Do...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-04, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,277
Posted By peterlemer
the ideal situation would be to keep all...

the ideal situation would be to keep all information in the one library - IOW OF! And the reason I am hunting around for external info storage and retrieval is because my OF is getting slow.
So I...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-02, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,277
Posted By peterlemer
DrJJWMac: I've had a look at all these and am...

DrJJWMac: I've had a look at all these and am amazed at how many tools have sprung up since I last looked! I use Bento quite a lot for lists of data, but couldn't find a way to link a bento record to...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-02, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,277
Posted By peterlemer
hobartimus: I have Evernote since it links simple...

hobartimus: I have Evernote since it links simple notes with my Android phone - I guess this a good time as any to experiment and see what else it can do, thanks :-)

(later)

!!! yes it links...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-02, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,277
Posted By peterlemer
pjb: using Finder has been suggested before and...

pjb: using Finder has been suggested before and this time it lights a few more neurons :-)
I have started applying this idea, thanks

pete
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-10-30, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,277
Posted By peterlemer
taking OF to a new level

After what, 2 years?, I'm beginning to see how to get the best out of OF and am nearly finished re-designing my context list and re-assigning my project/action matrices.

I have a lot of items in...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-02-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,537
Posted By peterlemer
I don't have 'add blocked actions to calendars'...

I don't have 'add blocked actions to calendars' checked.

( hurriedly refers to 'blocked actions' in HELP)

<blush> yes that's it. I hadn't learnt to make that distinction yet.

thanks

pete
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-02-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,537
Posted By peterlemer
Some synced events not appearing in iCal [A: check "add blocked items" in OF Prefs.]

Having recently discovered how to sync with iCal, and very optimistic after 3 weeks of use, I am slightly depressed at finding that despite several sync commands, an OF action due for today doesn't...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-06-24, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,520
Posted By peterlemer
thanks, that make sense pete

thanks, that make sense

pete
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-06-24, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,520
Posted By peterlemer
".lock" suffix

what does it mean?
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-05-16, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,976
Posted By peterlemer
I've looked at all filtering options and these...

I've looked at all filtering options and these items do not have dependencies.

Am I crazy? :-)

Create a new project, give it a simple context, go to Context Mode and delete that project.

try...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-05-16, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,976
Posted By peterlemer
Thanks for the option to switch off Projects &...

Thanks for the option to switch off Projects & Action groups :-)

I found the thread confusing - I'm trying to find out:

1. why do projects not show their context in Project Mode?
2. why does...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-05-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,976
Posted By peterlemer
further to the above: In context mode, when...

further to the above:

In context mode, when I see an item I don't want any more, and I try to delete it, a warning comes up

"If you delete the selected items, the following hidden items will...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-05-13, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,976
Posted By peterlemer
understanding context display and editing

As a result of poor maintenance I have a large number of items which have no context.

I have a Perspective for 'No Context', for when I switch between a contextless item in Context view to '...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2011-05-12, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,694
Posted By peterlemer
oops, you beat me to it! :-)

oops, you beat me to it! :-)
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