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Request for undo or trash folder


Posted: Jul 02, 2009
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Today I accidentally deleted 9 tasks. They were subtasks nested under a task which I intended to delete. For this particular job I decided later to make it a goal rather than a task, and then have its subtasks be regular tasks linked to the goal. Unfortunately I guess I assumed that when I deleted the major task the subtasks would be promoted to regular tasks. Turns out they were deleted instead.

I suppose you could justify either type of behavior, but now I have to remember and recreate the tasks and thought it would be nice to have a trash folder that stores deleted items for a day or so, just like various online email systems do. There might be other solutions to this problem as well.

BTW I performed this delete from the iPhone app. I did not receive a confirmation dialog indicating that all subtasks would be lost.

Posted: Jul 02, 2009
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You can view your deleted tasks from the link at the bottom of the Account Settings. There is currently no way to undelete them, but I believe Toodledo plans to improve that. For now, you can at least see what was deleted, and copy/paste the names of the tasks into the Add multiple tasks box.

Toodledo Admin
Posted: Jul 02, 2009
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We will also put a warning dialog in the iPhone app. Thanks for point out that this was missing.

Posted: Jul 04, 2009
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Thanks Anders for letting me know where to find the delete log. I never would have found this on my own. Helped a lot to recover from my accidental delete.
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