Configuring Preferences in OmniFocus 2 for Mac

In this video we’ll take a tour of the Preferences available in OmniFocus 2 for Mac.

2024-03-28 Update – There are new and updated preferences (now “settings”) in OmniFocus 3 and OmniFocus 4. Watch the Settings on Mac lesson in the OmniFocus 4: Beyond the Basics course to learn about OmniFocus 4 settings on Mac.

OmniFocus Preferences allows you to configure OmniFocus for Mac in various ways. We’ll take a complete tour through the Preferences and explore some best practices for configuring OmniFocus. Among other things, you’ll learn:

  • How to change the size of the text in the main outline.
  • How to ensure that a project and context are assigned before an action is removed from the inbox.
  • How to configure date and time settings.
  • How to use OmniFocus with the Mac OS Notification Center.
  • How to use the notification features that are built in to OmniFocus.
  • How to configure and access synchronization settings.
  • How to reset OmniFocus preferences to their default values.

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