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Maybe i am missing something or just have not read far enough into this but OF syncs with ical but only adds stuff to the to do list and not to the calendar view. Is this normal? Is there any way to have the to do list show up in the calendar view?

Thanks I see that you cant put the items in the calendar view but the reasoning is rational.
"We don't control iCal's interface; they've chosen to present all their "to do" items into a sidebar rather than somewhere on the calendar itself. (We create to do items rather than calendar events, because events have fixed start and end times and our tasks don't: a five-minute task might become available today but be due next Thursday.)"

Still it would be nice if it is possible to have items come up in the calendar view if that is possible. I realize that the OF is quite dynamic but still it would be a great thing to have


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what I said

I found that you can open iCal and drag items from the 'to do list' into a day on the calendar if you like

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what I said

I found that you can open iCal and drag items from the 'to do list' into a day on the calendar if you like

for what it is worth

Yup thats what I am doing. A bit of an extra step but one worth taking. I wonder if:

1. They could just default a 1 hour increment back from the due date of an item when it is given one and no start date and place it on the calendar?

2. 1 hour forward of the start date with no end date and place it on the calendar...

3. If the item has both start and end dates to put it in the calendar spanning the time frame

4. Otherwise if the item does not have a due date or end date then put it in the task list.

Seems to be a simple few lines of code with if statements before the export to ical, I could be wrong though I am not a coder.

While I can see the benefit of this from a planning perspective, I think it might crowd up iCal too much and make iCal less useful. Maybe as an option, but I really think I'd prefer to keep the tasks separate from the calendar. If I want a calendar reminder, I put it iCal, not OmniFocus.

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