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Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2012-11-06, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 26,665
Posted By dpvanwormer
My Personal Kanban in OF

I have been using OF for "Personal Kanban" for several months now. While I have been using GTD and OF for years (and even before OF), I had two shortcomings in my system. One was the growing issue...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2011-03-27, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,928
Posted By dpvanwormer
garyo, what you want to do can be accomplished in...

garyo, what you want to do can be accomplished in OF now - although I have to say that I don't use OF for iPhone anymore, so I tested this out on OF for Mac.

What I use all the time currently is a...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2011-01-29, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,537
Posted By dpvanwormer
To my knowledge, there are no default contexts on...

To my knowledge, there are no default contexts on the iPad, but to do what I think you want to do - add more people under the People context (Boss already being a sub-context under People) - what you...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPad 2010-07-30, 03:19 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 116,718
Posted By dpvanwormer
Frankly, I was expecting the price to be $50 -...

Frankly, I was expecting the price to be $50 - and would have paid it gladly. So $40 was a bonus!

I am firmly in the camp that OF has MORE than repaid its cost in value to me. I know the iPad...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-04-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,721
Posted By dpvanwormer
My problems did NOT happen when I was editing an...

My problems did NOT happen when I was editing an existing row. All of my cases happened when creating a new task in the custom perspective - a newly-created row in your terms.

All of my actions...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-04-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,721
Posted By dpvanwormer
Brian, Yes, I used the mouse to flag the...

Brian,

Yes, I used the mouse to flag the action.

Projects DO appear in context perspectives if you add that column - which is what I did. And, yes, I used the mouse to select the project also.
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2010-04-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,721
Posted By dpvanwormer
I usually enter my actions in project view or the...

I usually enter my actions in project view or the Inbox, but I recently had this happen also when I was in a custom perspective. The settings were: context view mode, no focus, active, flagged, due,...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-04-06, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,489
Posted By dpvanwormer
rogbar: I have a similar situation, and I use...

rogbar: I have a similar situation, and I use contexts - not projects.

First, I use GTD principles and many suggestions from David Allen, including the use of "People Agendas" as a context. ...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-03-10, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 12,357
Posted By dpvanwormer
Nathan, I read "Seven Habits" and used the...

Nathan,

I read "Seven Habits" and used the Franklin-Covey method for several years before becoming aware of David Allen and learning the GTD methodology. They are different approaches to the same...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-03-09, 02:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,404
Posted By dpvanwormer
It's usefulness is that OF allows you to mark for...

It's usefulness is that OF allows you to mark for today if that is what you want to do. Apparently, you don't want to do that. Apparently, you want OF to give you only tasks that you have scheduled...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-03-09, 01:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,404
Posted By dpvanwormer
The original poster in this thread asked for a...

The original poster in this thread asked for a way in OF to match the Today focus in Things - which does include overdue items (your "past not done item"). If you want to have a list of only items...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2010-03-07, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,404
Posted By dpvanwormer
Alessandro, Here's a couple of ways that...

Alessandro,

Here's a couple of ways that work for me:

1. I have a Today perspective that consists of: View Mode: Context, Context Sidebar Filter: Active, Group Actions By: Context, Sort...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2009-12-26, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,166
Posted By dpvanwormer
I have read GTD - many times. On page 35, it...

I have read GTD - many times. On page 35, it states:

"To manage actionable things, you will need a list of projects, storage or files for project plans and materials, a calendar, a list of...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-11-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,964
Posted By dpvanwormer
I have two suggestions for your situation. ...

I have two suggestions for your situation. First, you write that you "want want to be able to view my tasks, whether single action OR project items, in one view, such as "Business #1"." You could...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-08-28, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,465
Posted By dpvanwormer
I had this problem also, but 1.7.1 fixed it.

I had this problem also, but 1.7.1 fixed it.
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2009-07-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,560
Posted By dpvanwormer
I set the start date and due date of some...

I set the start date and due date of some repeating tasks to be identical because I don't want to see them beforehand. I only need to see them on the day I want to do them. (Examples: daily exercise,...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2009-06-30, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,196
Posted By dpvanwormer
whpalmer4: I'm seeing the sort order you...

whpalmer4: I'm seeing the sort order you described - but only down to the project level. Within a given project, the sort order of individual actions in Context view is not correct (which is how I...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2009-03-25, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,847
Posted By dpvanwormer
In my first error condition where 4 overdue tasks...

In my first error condition where 4 overdue tasks were rescheduled but the red badge icons never went away, my start date and time EQUALS my due date and time. This may be the same issue as your...
Forum: OmniFocus for iPhone 2009-03-24, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,847
Posted By dpvanwormer
I am seeing similar problems on my iPod Touch. I...

I am seeing similar problems on my iPod Touch. I have two error conditions at present: one where 4 different tasks were overdue and were rescheduled but the red badge icons never went away, and a...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-03-06, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,510
Posted By dpvanwormer
Finlay Boo: I want to thank you for your...

Finlay Boo:

I want to thank you for your post in the other forum on the two perspectives that you created to mimic and enhance the Next and Today focuses in Things. I had previously set up the...
Forum: Bonjour sync 2008-11-07, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,984
Posted By dpvanwormer
Yes, I did close the edit before syncing. I...

Yes, I did close the edit before syncing.

I did some more testing, and I can get it to occur in only one specific sequence. This only seems to occur when I make a revision on the desktop and then...
Forum: Bonjour sync 2008-11-06, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,984
Posted By dpvanwormer
Incomplete syncing with Bonjour

I just set up Bonjour syncing between my desktop and my iPod touch today. The initial set-up and sync had no problems. Testing it several times today has also gone well - with one exception. For one...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-03-26, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,891
Posted By dpvanwormer
There is a bug - previously discussed here...

There is a bug - previously discussed here http://forums.omnigroup.com/showthread.php?t=6569

I sent feedback and received a reply that OG could reproduce the bug, but I have not heard anything...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-02-04, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,440
Posted By dpvanwormer
I use the flags, like pvonk mentions, to...

I use the flags, like pvonk mentions, to highlight my most important tasks for the day or week. Sometimes I flag an entire project, but usually I flag just the key actions that I want to accomplish...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2008-01-31, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,576
Posted By dpvanwormer
I believe that I have figured out at least a...

I believe that I have figured out at least a piece of this puzzle. I have a similar set of view bar filter settings and have seen the same issue. What I figured out tonight was that the cause is a...
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