Automating OmniFocus 3 Using Siri Shortcuts: Basics

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Automating OmniFocus 3 Using Siri Shortcuts: Basics

December 12, 2018 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST

Automating common tasks that you perform in OmniFocus and complementary productivity apps adds efficiency and accuracy to your workflows.

This session will help you master the basics of automating OmniFocus using Siri Shortcuts, a system-level service and app that was introduced in iOS 12. No prior knowledge is assumed, so it’s a great session to attend whether you’re just getting started with iOS automation, or if you want to revisit the basics.

 

Session Overview

Attend this live session and learn techniques and best practices for:

  • How to access both built-in and custom OmniFocus perspectives using Siri.
  • Basic principles that will help you make effective use of the Siri Shortcuts app.
  • How to find and install existing Siri Shortcuts that can be used to automate common OmniFocus activities.
  • How to make simple changes to existing Siri Shortcuts to customize them to match your specific use cases.
  • And more…

We’ll provide links to all of the Siri Shortcuts that are included in this session so that you can put what you learn to good use right away.

Led by Rose Orchard

Rose Orchard - Learn OmniFocus LIVEThis session will be led by OmniFocus expert, Rose Orchard. Rose is a strong proponent of the benefits of automation. She’s the founder of Automation Orchard and co-hosts the popular Automators podcast alongside David Sparks (aka MacSparky). Rose also recently shared her OmniFocus setup and workflows here on Learn OmniFocus, including how she makes extensive use of iOS automation technologies.

An Interactive Experience

During the live session you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and share insights using the chat box and audio/video conferencing. You’re welcome to join the live session 15 minutes before the start time to familiarize yourself with the online meeting technology we’re using and for an informal chat with other participants. The live session will remain active for 15 minutes after the completion time for additional questions and sharing.

 

Details

Date:
December 12, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
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