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Trello is a lovely service which offers Kanban boards for planning - and I often like to plan out projects there, especially ones that need to be done in multiple stages or have many areas of focus. OmniFocus is my task manager of choice though which means I need my tasks to end up in there to have...

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This is a very simple Workflow which allows you to add TaskPaper formatted tasks or projects to your preferred place in OmniFocusSteps: Count: This checks for input. If: If there is no input... Text: Show you your clipboard and allow you to edit it. Else Get Variable: Get the inp...

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I have created an action group for Drafts 5 which is meant to help you create Taskpaper formatter projects or tasks and then send it all along to OmniFocus afterwards. The first thing you will want to do is to create a Draft with the Taskpaper format. This is the last but one action in the actio...

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When OmniGroup first added Taskpaper support to OmniFocus they published an Editorial workflow which allows you to create new project - in the Mac Power Users Facebook Group someone asked if you could specify which folder the project should go into, a few minimal tweaks later and here is the solutio...

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I’m very honoured to have been invited to present my OmniFocus workflows on Learn OmniFocus with Tim Stringer. The session will be live on May 23rd, and you can sign up for it now. As well as showing how I use OmniFocus I’ll also be demonstrating some of my Workflow workflows and automation t...

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I'm fortunate enough to have been let into the very early OmniFocus 3 Beta. The app isn't finished yet, but here are some of the features which you might enjoy. To make things clear, I have the dark theme on OF3, and the light theme in OF2 - and I've tried to do screenshots to let you compare the...

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I've been using OmniFocus ask my task manager for a good few years now, and I frequently like to search out articles about how other people use it to glean some ideas - and I frequently pick up tips. As such I have a collection of articles below, most being pages which link to many more articles...

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