I recently started using the send-email feature. It works well, except for one instance, which I can always duplicate...
Subjt: Add $1.99 iPhone/ Whatever App
Invariably, everything after "Add" (space) is stripped, leading me to surmise that there's a problem with the dollar sign. It's consistent, as the same thing happens whether I send email directly to ToodleDo from my iPhone, MyTouch, or desktop Launchy. Ditto if I forward such an email from gmail.
I re-checked, eliminating the $ and keeping the slash- no problem.
I was hoping to keep the "Add $" for search purposes when I'm trying to gather all notes re receipts. Are the developers aware of this snafu??
I forgot to note: This problem does NOT appear when I use ToodleDo Sync, to sync items between Outlook 2007 tasks and Toodledo.
What you are running into is Toodledo's special email syntax. Essentially, there are certain symbols that are used to set things like Status, Folder, etc. directly in the subject line. Here is all the info on that: http://www.toodledo.com/info/help_email.php
Basically, Toodledo is expecting you to designate a status for the task when you use the "$" symbol, but since "1.99 iPhone/ Whatever App" is not a Toodledo Status, it is just ignoring that part. For example, if you put "$Next Action" in the subject line, the task would be added to Toodledo with Next Action status assigned to it.
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