I have a few active projects contained in a folder (The Big Project :) = the root-folder), organized in a couple of subfolders.
In some of this projects I’m waiting for an answer from somebody else, so I have tasks like “Wait (since 28th of March) for an answer from X regarding Y!”, tagged with “waiting_for” and “X”.
Well… right now I have 11 such “waiting_for”-tasks and they are clouding a little my perspective (pun intended :) on the remaining tasks of the Big Project.
I realized my problem are not the “waiting_for”-tasks - these get easily tracked (with a “waiting_for”-perspective) and the projects are reviewed regularly, so they don’t get lost - but the fact that the “waiting_for”-tasks are hiding a little the other tasks!
So I started building a new OmniFocus-perspective with this goal: Show me the tasks in all the active projects…
- … within my root-folder,
- … whitout (!) the tag “waiting_for” and…
- … where this projects have at least another task then the “waiting_for”-ones.
and I discovered that I still don’t know exactly how to make a perspective that excludes tags / contexts (2) AND I also don’t know how to compute the number of all tasks within a project excepting the ones with the tag “waiting_for” :-( (3)
Do you have an idea how to do this?