Omni Automation Plug-Ins for OmniFocus
For your convenience, the Omni Automation plug-ins (actions) contained in this website’s documentation for OmniFocus are listed here. All plug-ins are fully documented on their host pages, and are completely user-editable, should you wish to make changes or alterations.
To install an action plug-in, TAP|CLICK an action description’s “Download Plug-In” button to begin the downloading of a ZIP archive containing the chosen plug-in file to your device. Unpack the archive and move the plug-in file into your designated Omni Automation plug-ins directory. Complete documentation regarding the installation of Omni Automation plug-ins on all Apple platforms, is provided here.
Action uses Forms to present input controls for creating and displaying a packing list based on title and date parameters entered by the user.
This action will alphabetically sort the tasks of the selected non-sequential project.
This plug-in copies the tags of a chosen task to the other selected tasks selected in the OmniFocus window.
This action plug-in will “adopt” the tags contained in tag groups that are assigned to the selected task or project.
This action plug-in will select all tags whose name matches the provided title. If the tag is not found, an option to create and reveal it will be offered.
This action will clear all tags assigned to the selected tasks.
This action will clear all tags assigned to the selected projects.
This action will convert the paragraphs of the chosen text file into OmniFocus tags.
This action will focus the display of the parent project of the selected task.
Plug-in will move the selected projects into a folder created using the user-provided name. Option to ensure that folder name be unique.
Here’s an action plug-in that will move the selected tasks into a new project created using the user-provided name.
Move the selected tasks into a new top-level action group.
This action will duplicate the selected tasks in their parent container.
This action will duplicate the selected tasks in their parent container, and assign the user-provided date as the due date.
This action will add the provided tag to every task whose note field contains the provided string.
Here’s an example action plug-in that creates a new mail message containing a OmniFocus URL for generating a copy of the selected task.
This action will add a copy of the OmniFocus database to a new outgoing mail message.
This action will open the URL string that is the value of the note of the selected action.
This action will delete all tasks that have been tagged with the specified tag.
Converts the time zone type for all tasks to the chosen type.
This action creates copies of the selected OmniFocus tasks in the current OmniPlan project.
Will add specified number of days to due date of selected projects. If project has no due date, target date will be based upon today.
This action will create an iCal (ics) file matching the parameters of the currently selected task.
This action will import the contents of the chosen TaskPaper document.
This action will import the contents of the chosen TaskPaper document into the selected folder.
This action will export plain-text descriptions of the selected projects to a new TaskPaper document.
Creates a new task in the Inbox with a link to the selected task placed in the notes of the new task.
This action will display an alert showing the ICS rule string and repetition method of the selected project or task.
This action will add chosen files as attachments to the selected task.
This action will add chosen files as file links to the selected task.
This action will export all of the attachments of the selected tasks into a new folder placed in a user-chosen directory.
Creates a new window (tab on macOS) displaying the forecast for the current day.
Creates a new window (tab on macOS) displaying the forecast for the next seven days.
This action will create a new project duplicating the attributes and attachments of the selected task, deleting the selected task after the project creation.
This action will open a new tab (macOS) or new window (iOS or iPadOS) displaying the chosen perspective.
Copy a plaintext list of task titles and delete the selected tasks.
Mark the currently selected task as complete and add a new task to await the reply.