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Some of you may know that I'm studying for my Masters degree in Computing (Software Engineering), this naturally requires me to write more than a few essays with full referencing. Being a nerd I want to make this as easy as possible for myself, whilst still being accurate - and the simplest way to d...

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The Mac Power Users community which I have been helping to moderate has a wonderful new home on Discourse. The Facebook group has been archived (which means it is still there, but in read only mode), and talk.macpowerusers.com is already exceedingly popular. I know a large number of the Mac Power...

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I often add things to my OmniFocus as reminders of items to do when I get home - however they're not due when I get home, which would be the default if I added these icons through the Forecast view for today. As such as I have the following Workflow which allows me to defer items until I get home...

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If you're curious about what my 10.5" iPad home screen looks like and some of the apps I use, here's a look at it!

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Workflow has built in support for Drafts 4 - but no actions for Drafts 5. This workflow is intended to replace some of that functionality. You can share text to it, get text from the clipboard, type text in, or modify the text on the keyboard to start.The next step is choosing your action, you c...

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Here's a collection of Workflow workflows I created for members of the Mac Power Users community.

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Another Workflow workflow I demonstrated in my Learn OmniFocus Video was one to generate a project for travel. I travel a fair amount, and often to more than one destination so this is built around that. The first thing I do is decide where I'm going and when I'll go there. Then the Workflow p...

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I was asked to talk through my thought process behind a Workflow by powderizedbookworm in the OmniFocus Slack, so this post will go into more detail than usual.The purpose of this Workflow is to add my syllabus to my OmniFocus project for that class. The project will already exist as I have to...

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I was Darren's guest on the MacQuadCast where we talked about everything from AirPods to iPods, and our favourite devices as well as entertainment.

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A while ago I ordered a rainbow watch strap. Not just any rainbow watch strap, but an aluminium link, Apple Watch strap. I came across a purple link watch strap on Reddit months ago, fell in love and then was immensely disappointed it had sold out. I did spot the rainbow strap on the same website...

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