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#61 patrickng

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Posted 06 January 2012 - 17:52

Patrick, I think this is a wonderful contribution to the world. Thank you and prayers are with your family.
After a couple of failed attempts on bad paper and printing the wrong other side, I have a good version on 120gsm laserjet paper in my Midori TN now! First step in finishing my remaining moleskines and moving over to the TN.


That's great to hear snowblink! Can't wait to see your actual usage. Different people use different notations. Planning to do a post about various methods when I come back from Las Vegas CES show.
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Posted 06 January 2012 - 17:53

I find the design interesting and elegant but not unique. While I have no links to share with you, I've seen circulat daily planners in many formats.
My personal experience with planners and calendars points me to simplicity and immediate recognition. Perhaps with habitual use, the circle's day's density is discernible I don't see practical advantages over conventional, perhaps boring, linear time assignment systems.
I'll be watching the thread for several weeks to see how real world usage shakes out.
ONe of your site's visitors suggested a rubber stamp. That's a great idea. Has a level of funkiness that is lost in printing off rigidly formatted sheets.

Thanks for your comment Bogiesan, the Chronodex format is definitely not everybody's cup of tea I agree.
Rubber stamp, I'm working on it.
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Posted 07 January 2012 - 17:46

Here's a few more fun things to do with Chronodex.

Chronodex Daily GTD in A5 page format (to be printed on A4 paper)
Gives you a lot more space for note taking, task and priority tracking, even mind mapping.
http://scription.typ...n-a4-paper.html
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For those of you who like to take notes/tasks on iPad, GhostWriter Notes is a cool app. I've created a Chronodex version for it:
http://scription.typ...t-released.html
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Posted 08 January 2012 - 05:40

Hmm, I might use that in OneNote on my Tablet PC as well....

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 16:58

Here's a few more fun things to do with Chronodex.

Chronodex Daily GTD in A5 page format (to be printed on A4 paper)
Gives you a lot more space for note taking, task and priority tracking, even mind mapping.
http://scription.typ...n-a4-paper.html
6649154863_c234301a4b_z.jpg
Chronodex Daily GTD A5-01.jpg

For those of you who like to take notes/tasks on iPad, GhostWriter Notes is a cool app. I've created a Chronodex version for it:
http://scription.typ...t-released.html
Chronodex GhostWriter sm.png



This is a really useful format Patrick - can you do this in Midiouri TN size? or do you think there simply wouldnt be enough space?

thanks

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 18:46

Also, I just had to say: after I made the entire year for my ARC notebook and patrick shared it... I dropped and then instinctively caught a kitchen knife with my right hand and got 4 stitches in my right index finger. So I have not been able to use it since Jan. 1st, lol.

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 19:24

I'm a majorly confused on how to print out Coronado's version of Chronodex? I bought the Circa Notebook Junior to use with it, but the printing format seems to be different than Patrick's version. Can somebody explain how I am suppose to print this? I read this topic, but I didn't read any instructions on how to do this, unless there was something I missed.

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Posted 08 January 2012 - 19:33

Hmm, I might use that in OneNote on my Tablet PC as well....

Cool!
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Posted 08 January 2012 - 19:42

This is a really useful format Patrick - can you do this in Midiouri TN size? or do you think there simply wouldnt be enough space?
thanks


I start to realize that space means very differently to different people, check out this crazy mod by a student, which has almost no space to write: http://www.flickr.co.../in/photostream

What's the layout you have in mind for a Chronodex GTD combo in Midori's Traveler's Notebook?
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Posted 08 January 2012 - 19:45

Also, I just had to say: after I made the entire year for my ARC notebook and patrick shared it... I dropped and then instinctively caught a kitchen knife with my right hand and got 4 stitches in my right index finger. So I have not been able to use it since Jan. 1st, lol.

What? That's both hilarious and painful! Only happen in a movie hahahha, hope you get well soon to start using it. You are right, it is difficult to use Chronodex if your inDEX finger is not available.
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Posted 08 January 2012 - 19:49

I'm a majorly confused on how to print out Coronado's version of Chronodex? I bought the Circa Notebook Junior to use with it, but the printing format seems to be different than Patrick's version. Can somebody explain how I am suppose to print this? I read this topic, but I didn't read any instructions on how to do this, unless there was something I missed.

If you don't have a printer which can do double sided printing, I suppose you can print odd pages first (1,3,5, 7...) and flip over the stack of pages and print the even pages. Do a test on a few pages first.
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Posted 08 January 2012 - 20:26

If you don't have a printer which can do double sided printing, I suppose you can print odd pages first (1,3,5, 7...) and flip over the stack of pages and print the even pages. Do a test on a few pages first.


My printer can do the double sided printing, but Coronado's format prints out much smaller than the original Chronodex. The original Chronodex I can print out. Those instructions where self-explanatory, but Coronado's smaller format doesn't seem to come with instructions. Meanwhile, I now have the Circa Notebook Junior, so I am bound to a specific size. I guess what I am trying to ask is, do I print it out of letter size printer paper, and then cut the pages to the necessary size that I need?

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 03:03

I'm a majorly confused on how to print out Coronado's version of Chronodex? I bought the Circa Notebook Junior to use with it, but the printing format seems to be different than Patrick's version. Can somebody explain how I am suppose to print this? I read this topic, but I didn't read any instructions on how to do this, unless there was something I missed.


Well, for my Staple ARC notebook, I cut paper down to half-letter first (5.5inx8.5in), and then print on them (double sided). Then I punch and insert into the notebook.

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 03:32

And actually, if you can wait until tomorrow, I might be able to make a PDF that will print letter that you then just cut in half. Pages will have to be 1,2,4,3,5,6,8,7, etc.

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 16:08

Coronado,

That would be great. :) Yes, I can wait until then, that will not be a problem.

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 16:26

And actually, if you can wait until tomorrow, I might be able to make a PDF that will print letter that you then just cut in half. Pages will have to be 1,2,4,3,5,6,8,7, etc.

Thanks Coronado for doing this, appreciate it. Will encrypt and upload tonight.
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Posted 09 January 2012 - 17:50

Also, I just had to say: after I made the entire year for my ARC notebook and patrick shared it... I dropped and then instinctively caught a kitchen knife with my right hand and got 4 stitches in my right index finger. So I have not been able to use it since Jan. 1st, lol.



O*U*C*H*!!!!!

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Posted 09 January 2012 - 18:06

Coronado,
That would be great. :) Yes, I can wait until then, that will not be a problem.

Ravenkeep, Coronado made it just for you: http://www.box.com/s...3fr6zcgcaelbcb3
Coronado, I've updated my blog post to include this easier file. Thanks a lot!
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Posted 09 January 2012 - 18:08

O*U*C*H*!!!!!


I think his finger is back in service again, coz he is doing modifications again hahah :)
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Posted 09 January 2012 - 23:40


Coronado,
That would be great. :) Yes, I can wait until then, that will not be a problem.

Ravenkeep, Coronado made it just for you: http://www.box.com/s...3fr6zcgcaelbcb3
Coronado, I've updated my blog post to include this easier file. Thanks a lot!


Great! And anyone who uses that file, just print double sided on regular letter paper and then cut that paper in half :)

And no, the stitches are still in, just less painful, lol.

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 19:32


This is a really useful format Patrick - can you do this in Midiouri TN size? or do you think there simply wouldnt be enough space?
thanks


I start to realize that space means very differently to different people, check out this crazy mod by a student, which has almost no space to write: http://www.flickr.co.../in/photostream

What's the layout you have in mind for a Chronodex GTD combo in Midori's Traveler's Notebook?


It was the addition of the action points/to do list/priorities lists that I really liked. :)

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 02:32

I've been fooling around with Lau Velasquez's jpegs and my pens and Patrick's brilliant idea. I'm having a lot of fun.

And I even remembered to turn in some tedious, work-related paperwork, because of my Chronodex!



I was using some of these to mark important dates, and I wondered if you had ever used them, Patrick.

Book darts

No affiliation, it struck me as something you might find aesthetically pleasing. One good turn deserves another.
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Posted 12 January 2012 - 08:36

It was the addition of the action points/to do list/priorities lists that I really liked. :)

That's great to know da vinci.
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Posted 12 January 2012 - 08:41

I've been fooling around with Lau Velasquez's jpegs and my pens and Patrick's brilliant idea. I'm having a lot of fun.
And I even remembered to turn in some tedious, work-related paperwork, because of my Chronodex!
I was using some of these to mark important dates, and I wondered if you had ever used them, Patrick.
Book darts
No affiliation, it struck me as something you might find aesthetically pleasing. One good turn deserves another.

HildyZ, I'm actually a big fan of Book Darts, I use it all the time, love the fact that it oxidizes upon usage :) So thin and non intrusive, not like any other bookmarks or clips that wrinkles paper.
And wow, thanks for making Chronodex useful, it is your hard work that counts. Do make the best use of it and create a habit while it is flash, the important first few weeks.
Do share on Facebook.com/chronodex page if you feel comfortable.
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Posted 12 January 2012 - 19:51

HildyZ, I'm actually a big fan of Book Darts, I use it all the time, love the fact that it oxidizes upon usage


Me, too. I have a couple Book Darts where time and oxidation created an impression of my own fingerprint. I think that's cool.
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Posted 12 January 2012 - 21:49

That looks so cool...I think I'm going to give a try. Thanks for sharing!!!

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Posted 23 January 2012 - 01:53

Thank you so, so much. The Chronodex works the way my poor, non-linear mind works. I'd struggled (and always stopped) using traditional designs largely because I just don't think in paragraphs and sentences. I honestly believe I think in graphics and small amounts of text and lines joining related ideas and colour classifying the time spent on different tasks. All of these spin around the Chronodex wheel on a daily basis. Fantastic!

Bless you and my thoughts are with you and your parents.

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 10:57

That looks so cool...I think I'm going to give a try. Thanks for sharing!!!

Thanks, do share your thoughts after using it.
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Posted 30 January 2012 - 10:58

Thank you so, so much. The Chronodex works the way my poor, non-linear mind works. I'd struggled (and always stopped) using traditional designs largely because I just don't think in paragraphs and sentences. I honestly believe I think in graphics and small amounts of text and lines joining related ideas and colour classifying the time spent on different tasks. All of these spin around the Chronodex wheel on a daily basis. Fantastic!
Bless you and my thoughts are with you and your parents.


Thanks so much! I'm glad non-linear thinking people speaks out :)
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Posted 13 February 2012 - 15:48

Dear All,
Here's an update.

Computer Active from UK reported the free PDF download:
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‎"We think that Chronodex is a clever take on the traditional diary and worth a go, especially if you tend to think visually rather than in lists." ComputerActive
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I've made dozens of stamps (rubber of self-inking) and see if it is possible to get a good price vs. quality stamp for you to do mind mapping or Chronodexing:
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Batzy is all geared up for school to start using Chronodex, check out her beautiful blog: http://batzyshop.blo...ex-planner.html
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Sincerely invite you all to visit the Chronodex Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/chronodex
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