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Naming project support files

Quick GTD bagatelle. I’ve started keeping all my one-page, per-project support files in the same folder as my GTD lists. I still use “@” as prefix for contextual lists, but now I use “&” to indicate a support file. E.g.

  • @nextActions
  • @waiting
  • @someday
  • @agendaRoderick
  • &43F_Ideas
  • &5ives_Ideas
  • &Foo_Client_Project

Makes for easier sorting, nice visual scanning, and the ability to quickly pluck out hot topics on either your horizontal or vertical radar screen. (Although I’m open to a nominee for a better symbol.)

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And for those of us...

And for those of us using Entourage 2004, the "Notes" feature allows you to keep project-related material in a useful manner. Notes can of course be associated with a project and then easily accessed through the Project Centre.

I also use Notes in Entourage for GTD lists: "books to check out", "music to check out" etc etc

These of course sync to the Palm very easily as Memo Pad items.




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