eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4

 
 
By Tiffany Maleshefski  |  Posted 2008-02-21
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4

 By Tiffany Maleshefski

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eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - New Folders

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Chandler creates folders in your e-mail in-box, making it easy to keep tabs on what's been categorized as a Chandler task, event or e-mail.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - New Folders

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Inbox-to-Inbox

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E-mails filed into Chandler folders are then funneled into the Chandler desktop application, which resembles a typical in-box.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Inbox-to-Inbox

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Schedule Tasks

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Users can schedule tasks and appointments, then set alarms for a reminder that those specific engagements are approaching.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Schedule Tasks

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Memory Jogger

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Similar to Microsoft's Outlook, Chandler uses pop-up windows to alert users of upcoming meetings, deadlines and other events.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Memory Jogger

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Triage Treatment

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Using the triage tool, users can help prioritize items in Chandler by marking them "now," "later" or "done."


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Triage Treatment

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Centralized In-box

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Chandler lets users configure and sync various e-mail accounts into the desktop application, putting everything in one place and culminating in an extensive to-do list.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Centralized In-box

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Securing Data

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Chandler requires that users enter a master password, helping to protect sensitive information.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Securing Data

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Consolidate In-boxes

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Once an e-mail account has been configured with Chandler, users can begin categorizing selected e-mails as a task or event by placing the selected e-mails in the appropriate Chandler folder. Chandler will then sync these folders to the desktop application.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Consolidate In-boxes

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Detail-Oriented

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When users click on an item from the list that appears in Chandler's main view, the particulars of that item appear in a separate window. Users can then add notes, set an alarm or change status.


eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Detail-Oriented

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Improvements to Calendar

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Users have to reconfigure Chandler's calendar feature to give it more visibility; otherwise, the feature tends to get lost in the application's main view.

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Improvements to Calendar

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Housekeeping

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Chandler purges all obsolete items, in keeping with its promise to manage tasks efficiently.

eWEEK Labs Walk-through: Chandler 0.7.4 - Housekeeping

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