New feature: CollectAUTHOR: Francisco Sáez
Today we have added a new feature, Collect, in our GTD application, FacileThings. Of course, it’s not that you could not collect stuff before, but now you can do it from anywhere in the application, more quickly and easily, and if necessary, providing more information.
We have removed the collecting boxes that were on each list and added a general option in the top menu bar:
This way you will be able to collect at any time, which is critical in the GTD philosophy. Whatever you are doing in the application, collecting must be something you can do immediately, minimally interrupting what you were doing.
If you are processing your stuff and suddenly remember something, now you can collect it and continue processing. If you are working on a specific project and something that has nothing to do with the project comes to your mind, you can capture it and continue working, without leaving the project…
This is the new collecting box:
We have improved the auto-complete tool so you can enter tags (
#), people (
@) and line commands (
:) less obtrusively.
We have added a bar with the tags you most use so you do not have to type them. Click on them and they will be added to the text.
This new feature allows you to collect more information, notes and checklists, but remember to use this only if you have that information at hand at the time. If not, do not waste time, just capture fast and you will complete the information on the stage of processing.
We have also added keyboard shortcuts to help you collect faster. Use
CTRL+1 to access the option from anywhere. Once in the window, you can use
CTRL+ENTER to collect and
ESC to close the window.