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To-Do List Software

Postby Ellen C. Braun » Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:00 am

I'm thinking about buying this

http://www.dextronet.com/swift-to-do-list.php

to help me organize my life.

Have any of you ever tried it?
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Postby alexc » Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:40 am

I haven't used it but that software looks like it will add more complexity and take more time than it will return to you in the long run. How much time do you want to spend organizing and color coding your tasks? Really the only thing that I see there that beats just using Outlook is that tasks can have a parent-child relationship. Frankly I don't want one of my to-do items to be "Organize To-Do Items".
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Postby PattyGale » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:07 pm

I use List of Six. It's a little desktop app and works great. Just type in a list of 6 things you absolutely have to get done that day and then mark them off when you're done.


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Postby LeisaWatkins » Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:17 am

I used Outlook for many years. But then I began traveling quite a bit for business and felt lost not having my usual organizational tool. So I began using online software.

I've used toodledo.com for some time. They have a free version which you may want to check into.

Now I installed a piece of open-source Project Management software on own domain. It doesn't cost me anything as the software is free, and I just added it to a subdomain at LeisaWatkins.com. I named the subdomain office, and basically created my own online office. It has a contact manager, etc.

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Postby happymlm » Tue Aug 26, 2008 4:18 am

LeisaWatkins wrote:I used Outlook for many years. But then I began traveling quite a bit for business and felt lost not having my usual organizational tool. So I began using online software.

I've used toodledo.com for some time. They have a free version which you may want to check into.

Now I installed a piece of open-source Project Management software on own domain. It doesn't cost me anything as the software is free, and I just added it to a subdomain at LeisaWatkins.com. I named the subdomain office, and basically created my own online office. It has a contact manager, etc.

~ Leisa


Thank you for the info. I will try toodledo.com. :D
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Postby MommyEnterprises » Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:22 pm

I had some free "To Do" software before, but I can't remember what it was called.
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Postby emarketer » Sat Sep 06, 2008 12:31 am

I've been using Act Contact Manager as my organizer. It has a lot of different options that helps to keep me organized.
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Postby SeiWhange » Mon Sep 08, 2008 4:45 am

I just read & i think it is the good site for internet marketing.I had some free "To Do" software before, but I can't remember what it was called.Thank
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Postby Oregon Coast Guy » Mon Sep 08, 2008 1:59 pm

I use a whiteboard :lol:

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Postby tknoppe » Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:14 am

LeisaWatkins wrote:Now I installed a piece of open-source Project Management software on own domain. It doesn't cost me anything as the software is free, and I just added it to a subdomain at LeisaWatkins.com. I named the subdomain office, and basically created my own online office. It has a contact manager, etc.



Leisa - what is the link to the Open Source software you're currently using? I'd love to have a look at that. Thanks!
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Postby Baggs » Wed Sep 24, 2008 11:08 am

Although I love technology solutions, I cant find one that works for my todo's - I need to be able to cross the items off when they are done!

So I just use an A5 spital book, and when I fill up a page, copy unfinished items onto the next one, and tear the old one out (I have lots of todos, but that means I also have a lot crossed off :) )
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Postby RebeccaJ » Wed Sep 24, 2008 12:07 pm

I use a little notebook that fits in my purse.
I usually think of things I have to do when I'm waiting for the kids to get out of school or shopping for groceries. So this works best for me and it's been the easiest way for me to stay organized.

I do use the iCal as a family calendar since it syncs with our phones. But that's the only software I use for that sort of thing.
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Postby alexc » Wed Sep 24, 2008 9:56 pm

Well, since I am pretty well sold on getting a fancy new Android powered phone, I figured I'd better start using some more of the Google tools out there. As it turns out Google Calendar is an excellent scheduler and task manager, and it can be accessed anwhere you have an internet connection. And it's 100% free.
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Postby karynsolo » Thu Sep 25, 2008 10:55 pm

I have recently gone back to my palm pilot, I have a nice desktop app that allows me to do the scheduling , to do's etc and then hotsync it right to the unit. With being in school now, it is a life saver for apps that can help me in class.
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Postby alexc » Sat Sep 27, 2008 8:04 pm

karynsolo wrote:I have recently gone back to my palm pilot, I have a nice desktop app that allows me to do the scheduling , to do's etc and then hotsync it right to the unit. With being in school now, it is a life saver for apps that can help me in class.


This is very close to the reason that I'm trying out Google Calendar. Google Calendar syncs with Outlook, and then all of that data is available online at anytime, and on my (near future) Android powered cellphone/PDA. Plus even if I don't use Android, I can still browse the web with other phones and get all my data.
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