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Forum: OmniGraffle General 2014-02-13, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,139
Posted By tah
Is there any way to shrink the canvas browser to just the preview (V5 style)?

The side panels in V6 are WAY too big. We are wanting to upgrade when V6 has some usability fixes. Currently a huge part of the screen real-estate is consumed by the the side panels.

Is there any...
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2014-02-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,130
Posted By tah
Agreed/ I've been waiting for a fix before an...

Agreed/ I've been waiting for a fix before an upgrade.

The tool election is somewhat cleaned up. Yet most of the sidebar is wasted empty space, the tool bar is twice as wide and takes a whole...
Forum: OmniPlan General 2013-04-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,107
Posted By tah
Scheduling solution w/ tasklisting for small company

I am trying to find a practical solution for my company of 6 people.

I have used many gantt-style solutions over the years, including omniplan, and find that a standard gantt approach quickly...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-05-13, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,321
Posted By tah
Missing data/task

If entered some data into the text notes of a task. When I do a search for theI item, it brings up the task or parent task (not sure which since it is missing). So it knows the information is there,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-26, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,985
Posted By tah
Considered it. But it gets complicated fast to...

Considered it. But it gets complicated fast to have duplicated contexts. And entering them slows down quite a bit. Then I also have the same context for my employees. So I'd have at least 3...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-26, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,985
Posted By tah
Any progress on adding People+context

I know if pounded on this before for small workgroups. But now I'm just trying to use OF at home. Just got my wife set up and she is totally frustrated because there is no way for us to work on a...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-26, 05:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,511
Posted By tah
I hate when people say that: "I wouldn't want...

I hate when people say that: "I wouldn't want nice functionality in my app" ?!?There is confusion by some users that applications which have all the power and functionality are somehow bloat-ware....
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-04-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,034
Posted By tah
anyone?

anyone?
Forum: OmniGraffle General 2009-04-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,034
Posted By tah
How to make a Bill of Materials?

I've been using the object property data inputs in Omnigraffle. But I don't see any way to export a list, bill of materials, etc from Omnigraffle using this information.

Help!
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2009-04-08, 10:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,621
Posted By tah
The section: set theContextID to id of item...

The section:

set theContextID to id of item 1 of (complete ContextName as context)
set ContextName to first context whose id is theContextID

Not sure I totally understand the first line,...
Forum: OmniFocus Extras 2009-04-08, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,621
Posted By tah
Need basic applescript for changing context

I want to change the context of a set of selected tasks as part of my applescript. I can't seem to get it to work though. Any help?

I grab the selected tasks and iterate through them. That all...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-06, 11:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,511
Posted By tah
A lot of peoples needs are beyond the scope of...

A lot of peoples needs are beyond the scope of that. What we need is a small workgroup GTD-ish application. Omnifocus, with some features of Omniplan, and the ability to push tasks to other users.
...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-05, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,511
Posted By tah
Only OF doesn't have the tools to do the planning...

Only OF doesn't have the tools to do the planning or weekly reviews. I have 300 tasks in OF for myself and my 2 employees. The other day I had to spent hours, re-entering all of my OF tasks in...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,511
Posted By tah
It's not about habit. It's out of our hands. For...

It's not about habit. It's out of our hands. For many people, bosses, client, or external forces shape priority. While we can try to manage expectations, there is a limit. So yes, I'd love to manage...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-05, 11:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,426
Posted By tah
This our need too (and I suspect lots of other...

This our need too (and I suspect lots of other small companies). The need to have an application with quick entry and contexts, that you can push tasks to each other in workgroups, track task times,...
Forum: OmniFocus 1 for Mac 2009-04-01, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,518
Posted By tah
Need to have context and delegate

I need to have a context, and a way to note who I'm going to delegate the task to. right now, I can only figure out how to do either or. Any ideas?
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-04-01, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,928
Posted By tah
Applescript to sync with iCal?

Has anybody made a applescript to automatically sync all tasks with start/due dates with iCal entry so you can see a weeks/months view of tasks with hard deadlines?

(still baffled as all get out...
Forum: Applying OmniFocus 2009-04-01, 10:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 22,511
Posted By tah
Agreed. GTD is oversimplified for the real world....

Agreed. GTD is oversimplified for the real world. But oversimplified concepts sound good and sell more books.

GTD doesn't reflect the fact that for many of us do priority trumps context, no matter...
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-03-02, 08:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,950
Posted By tah
By audit, I don't mean anything sophisticated....

By audit, I don't mean anything sophisticated. Just that I can look back and see my gantt chart in the past.

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Way OF works is kind of like those money management methods where you put...
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-02-26, 12:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,950
Posted By tah
Can see how it works well for this too. Home...

Can see how it works well for this too. Home activities are nicely listable. Generally all of the house projects can wait until its the next task on the list. If you don't get to cleaning the gutters...
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-02-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,950
Posted By tah
I agree for things that are by their nature...

I agree for things that are by their nature different, like meetings, this is true. But for projects, with milestones or finish dates it is bizarre to try to manage the task and the event in two...
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-02-16, 11:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,950
Posted By tah
Really not sure what you getting at, sounds like...

Really not sure what you getting at, sounds like a religious question. There is no conflict in needing to meet deadlines and GTD. And no I don't mean meetings, those are easily put into iCal...
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-02-16, 07:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,950
Posted By tah
No I state that, because products reflect their...

No I state that, because products reflect their developers. I used to do R&D, and task lists were sufficient. Now I do consulting. Task lists that can't integrate with time scheduling aren't very...
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-02-16, 11:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,950
Posted By tah
Its obvious that this software was written by...

Its obvious that this software was written by developers who work at a small company, who have the luxury of a "we will sell no wine before its time" mentality. They can task list until they get...
Forum: iCal Sync 2009-02-15, 10:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 31,950
Posted By tah
Yes I read lots of threads that were requesting...

Yes I read lots of threads that were requesting this capability, but no real solution yet, and no commitment to change things either.

Omnifocus still seems like it is geared towards the corporate...
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