Update on Search Omnifocus

Search Omnifocus update I made some updates to the Search Omnifocus Alfred workflow over the last month or so thanks to some user suggestions. Note search You can search for note contents using .n. Recent items Using .r will show you the 10 last modified Omnifocus tasks and projects. You can narrow the search scope to non-completed and modified items with .ra. Future updates Gab...

Posted: 14 Dec 2016


How I stopped my iPhone using up all of my data allowance

I ran into an odd bug with my iPhone and iCloud account last month. My phone comes with a 9GB monthly data limit which I rarely exceed. Last month, I discovered that I had burned through 80% of my allowance with 10 days left. I checked again 3 days later to find I had only 500MB and this soon ran out later that evening. Running out of data or turning off Mobile Data entirely is an annoyance....

Posted: 22 Feb 2016


Previewing Markdown files with Alfred

I use Markdown whenever I'm writing or making notes. Depending on what I'm writing, I use either Sublime Text, Byword or nvAlt as the text editor. In most cases, it's Byword for longer pieces, nvAlt for notes and Sublime for shorter pieces. Seeing the rendered text side-by-side is often useful too. I've created this Alfred workflow to help me open any Markdown file in Marked (a fantastic prev...

Posted: 27 Jan 2016


How I reset my OmniFocus and Personal Kanban set-up

I updated my OmniFocus and Personal Kanban setup last week. Whilst writing about it last September (part 1 and part 2), I realised that some aspects were wrong causing my setup to become stale: I wasn't reviewing my work often I had stuff languishing in my Someday lists for months (even years) I spent too much time doing work of low value To fix this, I decided that a clean start was the on...

Posted: 22 Jan 2016


How I use Personal Kanban to stay in control of my work and get stuff done (part 2)

Welcome to the second post in my series on how I use Personal Kanban. In the first post, I explained how I started using this approach. In this post, I will describe what works for me and what I've learned since I started using it. My Personal Kanban setup I use these tools: Omnifocus: for capturing and organising work LeanKit: for visualising my work in progress my own app: to synchronise wor...

Posted: 29 Sep 2015