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Omni Voice Control Commands

This page contains a searchable collection of installable Voice Control commands files and related shortcuts that are easily integrated with Omni Automation and the suite of productivity applications from the Omni Group: OmniFocus, OmniGraffle, OmniOutliner, and OmniPlan.

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Installation Instructions

Detailed installation instructions are available for iOS/iPadOS and macOS.

NOTE: By default, all of the provided commands use the “Alex” voice. Make sure it is installed on your devices. On iPadOS/iOS: Settings > Accessibility > Spoken Content > Voices > English > Alex On macOS: System Preferences > Accessibility > Spoken Content > System Voice > Customize

Problems with installed voice commands? Check this page.

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OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0000
Default Menu Items

Over 120 of the standard OmniFocus for macOS menu items in a single Voice Control property list.

VCOF0000

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0001
Palette Controls

A small collection of commands for show/hide side palettes in OmniFocus.

VCOF0001

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0083
Select Next Item

This command will select the next item in the content outline, or the first item if none are currently selected.

VCOF0083

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0002
Read Note

Voice command uses Omni Automation Speech Synthesis (TTS) to read the note of the selected project or task.

VCOF0002

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0003
Items Due Today

Voice command uses Omni Automation Speech Synthesis (TTS) to recite the titles and times of the tasks due today.

VCOF0003

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0004
App-Related Folders

VC-Commands call four OmniFocus plug-ins designed to access, open, and save clipboard text into the app-related Document folders (Sandbox, iCloud).

VCOF0004

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0005
Clear All Tags

Voice command clears all tags from the selected OmniFocus project or task.

VCOF0005

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0006
Schedule Medication

Voice command creates a sequential project for tracking the doses of a specified medication.

VCOF0006

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0007
Move Task(s) to Project

Voice command moves selected task(s) into a chosen project.

VCOF0007

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0009
New Weekday Task

Seven voice commands create a new task due on the upcoming specified weekday.

VCOF0009

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0010
New Task Due Tomorrow

This voice command will generate and select a new task due tomorrow.

VCOF0010

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0011
Set Time Due

Voice command will prompt user to dictate the new due time to assign to the selected task or project.

VCOF0011

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0012
Set Date Due

Voice command will prompt user to dictate the new due date and time to assign to the selected task or project.

VCOF0012

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0048
Set Date Deferred

Voice command will prompt user to dictate the new deferment date and time to assign to the selected task or project.

VCOF0048

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0008
Share Clipboard Text

Voice command summons Share Picker for selecting sharing service to share the clipboard text.

VCOF0008

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0013
Uppercase Clipboard Text

Voice command will replace the text on the clipboard with a localized uppercase copy of the source text.

VCOF0013

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0014
Lowercase Clipboard Text

Voice command will replace the text on the clipboard with a localized lowercase copy of the source text.

VCOF0014

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0015
Title Case Clipboard Text

Voice command will replace the clipboard text with a title case version of the source text.

VCOF0015

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0084
Title Case Name

This command will apply title case formatting to the name of the selected task, project, folder, or tag.

VCOF0084

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0019
Remove Spaces from Clipboard

Voice command will remove the spaces from the text on the clipboard.

VCOF0019

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0020
Phone Number from Clipboard

Voice command will replace the contents of the clipboard with the 7 or 10-digit phone number gleaned from the clipboard text.

VCOF0020

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0016
Copy as Markdown Link

Voice command will put a link to the single selected task, project, folder, or tag, on the clipboard in markdown format.

VCOF0016

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0017
New Tab with Perspective

Voice command will prompt the user to choose the perspective to display in a new window (iOS/iPadOS) or tab (macOS).

VCOF0017

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0018
Rename Selected Item

Voice command will prompt the user to dictate a new name for the selected folder, project, task, or tag.

VCOF0018

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0021
Show Latest Project

Voice command will focus the window on the most recent project.

VCOF0021

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0025
Enable Auto Completion

Voice command will enable the “Complete with Last Action” parameter for the selected project or action group.

VCOF0025

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0022
Disable Auto Completion

Voice command will disable the “Complete with Last Action” parameter for the selected project or action group.

VCOF0022

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0023
Clear Deferment Date

Voice command will clear the deferment date for the selected project or task.

VCOF0023

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0024
Clear Due Date

Voice command will clear the due date for the selected project or task.

VCOF0024

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0026
Share Link to Selected Item

Voice command will summon the Share Sheet for the selected task or project.

VCOF0026

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0027
Set Type to Single Actions

Voice command will set the type of selected project to “Single Actions”

VCOF0027

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0028
Set Type to Sequential Actions

Voice command will set the type of selected project or task group to “Sequnetial Actions”

VCOF0028

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0029
Set Type to Parallel Actions

Voice command will set the type of selected project or task group to “Parallel Actions”

VCOF0029

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0030
Clear Estimated Duration

Voice command will clear the value of the estimated duration property of the selected project or task. Does not effect child tasks.

VCOF0030

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0031
Clear All Estimated Durations

Voice command will clear the value of the estimated duration property of the selected project or task. Clears value from the child tasks as well.

VCOF0031

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0033
Total Item Durations

Voice command will set the value of estimated duration of the selected project or task group, to the total of the estimates of its tasks.

VCOF0033

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0032
Clear Image Attachments

Voice command will clear image attachments from the selected project or task.

VCOF0032

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0037
Clear Attachments

Voice command will clear attachments from the selected project or task.

VCOF0037

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0034
Clipboard as Image Attachment

Voice command will add the clipboard image as an attachment to the selected project or task.

VCOF0034

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0036
Add Chosen Attachment

Voice command will prompt to select an attachment to be added to the selected project or task.

VCOF0036

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0035
New Multiple-Day Project

Voice command will prompt for the parameters for generating a project lasting the indicated number of days, containing a task assigned for each day.

VCOF0035

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0038
Total of Overdue Tasks

Voice command will report the number of overdue tasks.

VCOF0038

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0039
Total of Tasks Due Today

Voice command will report the number of tasks due today.

VCOF0039

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0040
Total of Tasks Due Tomorrow

Voice command will report the number of tasks due tomorrow.

VCOF0040

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0041
Append Mail Link to Note

Voice command will append a mail creation link (mailto) to the note of the selected project or task.

VCOF0041

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0042
Clear Notifications

Voice command will clear all notifications from the selected projects and tasks.

VCOF0042

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0043
Share Attachments

Voice command will summon the Share Panel for the attachments of the selected project or task.

VCOF0043

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0044
Add (1-6) Day(s) to Due Date

Voice command will push the due date of the selected task or project by the indicated number of days (1-6).

VCOF0044

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0045
Add (1-3) Week(s) to Due Date

Voice command will push the due date of the selected task or project by the indicated number of weeks (1-3).

VCOF0045

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0046
Add (1-3) Month(s) to Due Date

Voice command will push the due date of the selected task or project by the indicated number of months (1-3).

VCOF0046

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0047
Add (1-7) Day(s) to Defer Date

Voice command will push the deferment date of the selected task or project by the indicated number of days (1-6).

VCOF0047

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0049
Mark as Completed

Voice command will mark the selected projects and tasks as completed.

VCOF0049

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0050
Put Project on Hold

Voice command will change the status of the selected project to: “On Hold”

VCOF0050

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0055
Make Project Active

Voice command will change the status of the selected project to: “Active”

VCOF0055

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0051
Select Parent Item

Voice command will select the parent task, project, or folder of the selected task, project, or folder.

VCOF0051

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0052
Select Child Items

Voice command will select the child items of the selected task group, project, or folder.

VCOF0052

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0053
Duplicate Project(s) to New Folder

Voice command will duplicate the selected project(s) to a created folder and set their status.

VCOF0053

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0054
Set Task/Project Estimate

Voice command will set the value of the estimated duration of the selected project or task to the typed or dictated value.

VCOF0054

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0056
Append New Task

Voice command will add a new task either to the currently selected project or task, or to the inbox.

VCOF0056

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0057
Prepend New Task

Voice command will add a new task either to the currently selected project or task, or to the inbox.

VCOF0057

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0059
Add New Project

Voice command will add a new project to the library or to the end of a single selected folder.

VCOF0059

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0060
Replace Note with Clipboard Text

Voice command will replace the text of the note of the selected project or task, with the text on the clipboard.

VCOF0060

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0061
Append Note with Clipboard Text

Voice command will append the text of the note of the selected project or task, with the text on the clipboard.

VCOF0061

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0062
Append to Note Text

Voice command will append the text of the note of the selected project or task, with the text dictated or entered into the presented form field.

VCOF0062

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0063
Propagate Project Tags

Voice command will copy the tags of a parent project to each of its child tasks.

VCOF0063

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0064
First Inbox Item

A global voice command brings OmniFocus forward to display the first task in the Inbox.

VCOF0064

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0065
Fire Emoji Tag (Urgent)

Three voice commands for assigning, clearing, and viewing projects or tasks tagged with the Fire emoji: 🔥

VCOF0065

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0066
New Appointment

Voice command displays a form for creating a new task representing an appointment coming up in the next week.

VCOF0066

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0067
Dictate Note for Item

Displays a dictation input view for entering text to be used to either replace or append to the note of the selected project or task.

VCOF0067

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0068
Copy Note Text

Copies the text of the note of the selected project or task, to the clipboard.

VCOF0068

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0069
Quick Entry

This global command triggers a switch to OmniFocus and the launch the “Quick Entry” input panel.

VCOF0069

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0070
Copy Outline as CSV

Copies the displayed contents of the outline as CSV (comma-separated-values).

VCOF0070

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0071
Add Morning Due Notification

Command will add a morning notification for the selected project or task, using the chosen time.

VCOF0071

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0072
New Sequential Project

Command creates new sequential project using provided name and parameters.

VCOF0072

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0073
New List Project

Command creates new project containing single actions using provided name and parameters.

VCOF0073

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0074
Deferred until «Weekday»

A set of seven commands for deferring the selected project or task until the spoken weekday, i.e.: “Deferred until Monday”

VCOF0074

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0075
Clipboard Sort

Command performs a basic sort of the text on the clipboard.

VCOF0075

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0076
Make Note List

Command adds a sequential numeric prefix to each of the paragraphs of the note text. In creation of the numbered list, blank paragraphs are deleted.

VCOF0076

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0077
Sort Note Text

Command performs a basic alphabetical sort of the paragraphs of the note text. NOTE: Blank paragraphs are removed during the sorting process.

VCOF0077

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0078
Sort Selected Item

Command performs a basic alphabetical sort of the tasks of the selected project or task group. NOTE: does not sort sequential items.

VCOF0078

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0079
Drop Selected Item

Command will drop the selected project or task. If the selected item is a repeating task, only the current iteration will be dropped.

VCOF0079

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0080
Mark as Incomplete

Command will designate the selected completed project or task as incomplete.

VCOF0080

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0081
Delete Unassigned Tags

This command will delete all tags that have not been associated with items.

VCOF0081

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0082
Tag as Level (1-2-3-4)

An implementation of the “Eisenhower Matrix” that sorts task into one of four groups (levels).

VCOF0082

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0085
Open Note Link

This command will open the first valid URL found in the note text of the selected project or task.

VCOF0085

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0086
Mail Message with Note

Command creates a new outgoing Mail message with the text contents of the note of the selected project or task, as the message body.

VCOF0086

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0087
Add Call Task

This command will will create a new task with a TAP|CLICK call link in its notes.

VCOF0087

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0088
Show Forecast for Today/Tomorrow

(macOS) Two commands for displaying the forecast for today or tomorrow.

VCOF0088

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0089
Add/Remove Forecast Tag

Two commands will assign or remove the Forecast Tag to/from the selected project or task.

VCOF0089

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0090
Outline as TaskPaper

(macOS) Copy the outline content to the clipboard in TaskPaper format.

VCOF0090

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0091
Toggle Tag

Toggles the status of the selected tag between “Active” and “On-Hold.”

VCOF0091

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0092
Next Active Forecast Date

(macOS) This global command displays the next active forecast date.

VCOF0092

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0093
Convert to Projects

This command converts the selected tasks into new projects adding to the end of the library.

VCOF0093

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0094
Outline Tasks Deferred to Tomorrow

This command sets the deferment of all tasks displayed in the outline content area to tomorrow.

VCOF0094

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0095
New Task Group

This command will move the selected tasks into a new task group.

VCOF0095

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0096
Tag with Weekday

These commands will tag the selected projects or tasks with the indicated weekday tag, i.e.: Monday, Tuesday, etc.

VCOF0096

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0097
Remove Weekday Tags

This command will remove the weekday tags (i.e.: Monday, Tuesday, etc.) assigned to the selected projects or tasks.

VCOF0097

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0098
Show Weekday Tag

This command will display the view for the specified weekday tag (i.e.: Monday, Tuesday, etc.).

VCOF0098

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0099
Sort Tags

This command will perform a standard English-language alphabetical sort of the top-level tags based upon their titles.

VCOF0099

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0100
Sort Tag Group

This command will perform a standard English-language alphabetical sort of the child tags of the selected tag group, tags based upon their titles.

VCOF0100

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0101
Repeating Weekday Task

This global command creates a repeating task for the specified weekday with an option to set the time due.

VCOF0101

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0102
New Nth Weekday Task

This command creates a new task based upon the requested relative weekday of the current month, i.e. Third Tuesday, Second Wednesday, Last Friday, etc.

VCOF0102

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0103
Move Task to Inbox

Moves the selected sub-task from its parent project or task group, to the end of the Inbox.

VCOF0103

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0104
Clean Up

Processes inbox items that have the required information to move into their proposed containers, performs any delayed filtering, and deletes empty items.

VCOF0104

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0105
Info for Item

Logs to the console all of the property names and values for the selected database object: folder, project, task, or tag

VCOF0105

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0106
Apply Focus

This command will apply “Focus-Mode” to the selected folders and/or projects.

VCOF0106

OMNIFOCUS (en_US)VCOF0107
About this Task

This command will vocalize information regarding the selected task.

VCOF0107