Complete & Await Reply with OmniFocus Mac (Pro)

Mark an action complete and create a “Waiting” action with a single click using this AppleScript from Curt Clifton.

OmniFocus 3

The Complete & Await Reply AppleScript continues to work in OmniFocus 3. The instructions for installing and making use of it are essentially the same in OmniFocus 3 as they were in OmniFocus 2.

This and other carefully-selected AppleScripts can be found in our OmniFocus AppleScript Directory.

One of the features that is included in the Pro edition of OmniFocus 2 for Mac is AppleScript support. AppleScript is a scripting language that is built into Mac OS that makes it possible to create automated workflows that involve one or more apps.  The good news is that you can easily take advantage of the AppleScript functionality that OmniFocus offers without having to write a line of code.

This video focuses on the Complete & Await Reply AppleScript that was written by Curt Clifton, a software developer at the Omni Group. This script is useful in instances where you want to automatically create a “Waiting” action after marking an action complete. You’ll learn:

  • How to install the “Complete & Await Reply” AppleScript.
  • How to this script to the OmniFocus toolbar for easy access.
  • How to use this script.
  • How to view and edit existing scripts.

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