The Omni Group
These forums are now read-only. Please visit our new forums to participate in discussion. A new account will be required to post in the new forums. For more info on the switch, see this post. Thank you!

Go Back   The Omni Group Forums > OmniFocus > OmniFocus Syncing > iCal Sync
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

 
Should contexts be syncing with tasks? Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Shouldn't contexts be syncing with tasks. Projects are there but they are kind of card to read in brackers. But I lose all the contexts when they sync. Am I missing a switch somewhere?
 
In OmniFocus' preferences, you can tell OmniFocus to send actions from a given context to a particular calendar in iCal. By mapping your contexts to different calendars, you can keep track of them that way.

(iCal requires every to-do item to belong to a calendar. Since contexts tend to stick around longer than projects, we tried to save you from having to set up the project <--> calendar relationship over and over again.)
 
Got it and found it. Thanks Brian. Makes sense.
 
Could someone explain or give an example as to why I would need to assign contexts to a calendar when syncing with ICal. I have just a few contexts which I use across all my projects such as Home, Internet, EMail etc. If a context can be used across all projects (and calendars), why would I need to assign a context to one specific calendar?

Thanks.
 
I moved your post to a thread which contains the info you're looking for. :-)
 
 


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Custom Contexts not syncing to iPhone bbrigmon OmniFocus for iPhone 2 2011-01-06 09:19 AM
Waiting/On Hold contexts make tasks unavailable andreyb OmniFocus for iPhone 4 2009-07-18 09:33 AM
Argh....syncing between machines resuscitates old tasks wkoffel OmniFocus Syncing 8 2008-08-15 12:34 PM
Syncing Omnifocus with tasks in my .Mac account Bill Westwood OmniFocus 1 for Mac 1 2008-01-16 04:34 AM
Entering tasks from contexts-what have I missed? JTP3 OmniFocus 1 for Mac 1 2007-08-10 12:16 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.