The Internet has been bubbling up with all sorts of OmniFocus-related nerdery lately. I realized that one reason to favor OmniFocus over other to-do apps is that a lot of my super-smart friends use it, and they’re always finding or building clever tricks to decrease friction.
Here are a few recent things worth sharing. Listed in order of Nerd Score.
OopsieFocus: A script that launches OmniFocus if you’ve hit keyboard shortcut for the quick-entry pane but realize that OmniFocus isn’t actually running. Nerd Score: 2/10
Send the frontmost Safari tabs to OmniFocus: Direct to the inbox with Growl support; or via the Quick Entry pane. Nerd Score: 3/10
A Keyboard Maestro Macro for linking nvALT notes into an OmniFocus action item: Just what it says on the tin. Very helpful if you keep a lot of reference material, ideas, or whathaveyou in nvALT. Nerd Score: 4/10
SimplicityBliss on OmniFocus: Sven Fechner’s collection of posts, tips, and tricks on OmniFocus. Nerd Score: 6/10
A Chair About Running: A Glassboard board for people to share about productivity tips and stories. Nerd Score: 6/10
Send Favorited tweets to your OmniFocus Inbox: Federico Viticci’s fine use of IFTTT, Dropbox, Hazel, AppleScript, and shell commands. Nerd Score: 9/10
Create OmniFocus tasks with AppleScript: How David Sparks uses Hazel and AppleScript to automate the creating of a task in OmniFocus related to documents and bills he scans into his computer. Nerd Score: 9/10