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We have only 1 mac with my friend, sharing the same account, and are using omnifocus syncing with an iphone (my friend), and an ipad (me).

Is there a way to have each a different database , I mean having for me in my ipad only my projects, and my friend his projects in his iphone ?

We don t know if it s possible for example to run 2 Omnifocus in the same account of the mac, at the same moment ? Then it s easy to resolve.

Other idea we though, was to be able to sync only some project for each device ..

Thank you for your advices

eliane
 
Perhaps a stupid question but why not use two accounts on the Mac since it would solve your problem?
 
Yes, good suggestion, but it s not our mac, but one of our university, and they don t allow us having amother account on this machine...

Eliane
 
So if this is a university Mac then, how many other people are using it? If it's a public computer then surely you won't want to keep any personal data on there at all anyway?

The only thing I can suggest (which is purely theoretical as I've not tried it) would be that you perhaps each keep your own version of your OF database on a USB stick and use that when you're using the Mac. Not sure how that would work out for synching etc though.
 
no , we are the only 2 people authorised to use this Mac.

well it seem The current version of Omnifocus is not designed for more than a single user, so we've to look for another GTD ...

thank s for your help

eliane
 
For the record, I am quickly realizing that OmniFocus is a hybrid compromise between a fairly decent ToDo list and a Project Management app, and therefore not very useful as either.

It is NOT suitable for 2 people who share certain projects, but wish to maintain separate databases of private, other projects.

It should not be that difficult to implement this, a la Google Calendar.

How difficult can it be for OmniFocus to open and merge several databases at once (i.e. User1, User2, and Joint)??? In shared projects, one user needs to be able to put something on the other user's "plate".

Seems OF is completely contrary to the whole point of multitasking computing--it's an app that can only open one file at once. Useless.
 
 


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