Archive for January, 2007

A Configurable GyroQ Tag for Parsing Action Items

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

Last week's post on "GyroParser-let GyroQ read your mind" demonstrated an initial proof of concept of a GyroQ tag for parsing the text of an action item to try to infer the destination map for it, its due date, its context, and the relationships (e.g. waiting for, owed to, contact about) associated with it. With […]

GyroQ: Open maps, documents, web pages, and applications using keywords

Friday, January 26th, 2007

In my quest to create a generic "GyroParse" (now called "MindReader"), the first order of business was to create a generic and configurable way to open the destination MindManager map using GyroQ based on keywords in the queued item. After a few iterations, I converged on the following approach, which can be implemented for use […]

MindReader — let GyroQ read your mind

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

"Buy eggs tomorrow!" "Call Bob next week", "Read Getting Things Done someday" Longtime ActivityOwner.com readers may remember an early post that speculated about the possibility of having GyroQ parse the text of an action item to automatically infer things like context. due date, priority, etc. This could act as a time saver, allow one tag […]

Close Unmodified MindManager Maps with GyroQ

Thursday, January 18th, 2007

If you use a series of linked maps and dashboards to navigate around your projects and tasks, you can quickly find yourself with a dozen maps open at a time, even though you are only actively editing a couple of them. The GyroQ "clo" tag described in this post enables you to clear your plate […]

Put it in Front of the Toolbar

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

The recent "Put it in Front of the Door" post described the use of GyroQ and the Windows scheduler to automatically refresh a set of Gyronix ResultsManager dashboards using the GyroActivator language. On a related note, a recent post on the Yahoo GTD_MindManager forum inquired about the possibility of adding a MindManager menu button to […]

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