Tag: Things 3

  • GTD in Your PKM – Track Everything

    GTD in Your PKM – Track Everything

    I recently got asked how I use Obsidian alongside all the project management and task tools I must have. In any given week I have things to do coming in via Trello, Github Issues, email and Things 3. Many of these items may also have a related Slack conversation, or notes I have taken in […]

  • Using Obsidian with Things 3

    Using Obsidian with Things 3

    The task manager I use most is Things 3 and until very recently I’ve spent a lot of time doing a copy/paste dance between Things 3 and Obsidian to make sure that any notes I take are set up as proper tasks in my task manager. Now I can automate a lot of that process…

  • Don’t Go Entirely Paperless

    Jamie talks about one of the issues with buying into any system, going overboard. When I was going paperless with Evernote, my experiment was to see if I could go completely paperless, so everything went into Evernote. But I found that 80% of the paper I scanned I never looked at again, even years later.…

  • Cool XL iPad Widgets

    Cool XL iPad Widgets

    Misc Usage Carrot Weather Apollo Task Managers Things 3 Calendars – Planner, To Do List GoodTask Tasks Calendar Fantastical

  • Things 3 iPadOS 15 Update

    Things 3 iPadOS 15 Update

    The latest update to Things 3 solved a bunch of little pain points with the application as well as adding some excellent new features. In this video we’ll talk about. XL widgets for iPad Widget Customization Universal Shortcuts CTRL Return as a new keyboard Shortcut New notification settings Live Text (I use this mainly on…

  • Things 3.14 Markdown Update

    Things 3.14 Markdown Update

    Things just put out a new update with some nice features around adding text to your tasks via markdown formatting. Specifically it now includes formatting for headings, highlights, bold, italics, code, and various list formats including a checkbox style list format. To go along with this they’ve rolled out a new keyboard command to search…

  • 2021 Hybrid Productivity Setup

    2021 Hybrid Productivity Setup

    We’re already a good bit into 2021, so it’s time to share my hybrid productivity system. There are advantages to digital and analogue tools in managing your tasks and while many people try to push a boundary that stays permanently between these differing systems, I decided late in 2020 to stop making this artificial boundary.…

  • Automating Things 3 with Taskpaper Templates

    Automating Things 3 with Taskpaper Templates

    While Things3 has a solid URL scheme I’ve talked about a few times, it’s a huge pain in the ass to use when you need to adjust templates or deal with automation on iPadOS and iOS. The need to detect which device you’re on sucks and Cultured Code needs to come up with some fix…

  • Digital Timeblocking with Things3 and Calendar

    This is a video from my course on Skillshare on Timeblocking. You can get it by visiting [curtismchale.ca/skillshare](https://curtismchale.ca/skillshare). Watch for my video on analogue timeblocking next week.

  • Issues with Shortcuts and Things 3

    While there is lots to love about Things 3 and it’s capabilities with automation, it’s also got one huge problem if you’re trying to automate it with Shortcuts on iOS. Things 3 offers separate purchases for iOS and iPadOS, which means they’re different applications and get different intents in Shortcuts. The result of this is…