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Purveyor

Posted: 1 day ago



Hi Bridget. Good work so far in the changes to the main Toodledo page.

Posted by Bridget:
I'd like to hear specific scenarios and use cases to better understand your perspective on these three subjects.
Do you expect us to know the meaning of "use cases"? :-/

Over the years, there have been hundreds (or thousands?) of posts with a wide variety of suggestions and comments, many of them followed by Jake's response: "We can't comment on a timeframe for implementation, but this is on our to-do list."
(More recent posts say "This is on our to-do list, but it is our policy to not comment on our roadmap or delivery dates for future feature improvements" unless they are from Sabina in which case the response is still "We can't comment on a time frame, but this item is on our to-do list.")

One justification for these tiresome posts has been that Toodledo is logging those suggestions in "the list". You should be able to go through that list and get the feedback you need.

Also, is the following post by Jake still true today?
One thing to keep in mind is that only about 3% of our users have ever set foot in the forums, and an even smaller fraction have posted a comment. So, what you read in the forums shouldn't really be used as a general barometer for the desires of the entire user base.
From https://www.toodledo.com/forums/1/7343/-38531/read.html


This message was edited 18 hrs and 19 mins ago.
Purveyor

Posted: 7 days ago



Very impressive!
And it looks good on my iPhone.
Purveyor

Posted: 7 days ago



And the idea is exactly six years old today:
One-line Quick Add feature that works like e-mail.

Interesting that almost all the suggestions are for "Phase 4: Tasks section facelift."

Anyway, here are some more suggestions:

A better alternative to the spreadsheet format. Something like the Multi-Line format but with more than two fields when viewing the list.

Remove the connection between selecting which fields are available and making the corresponding View available. For example, if I make the Priority field available, the Priority View automatically becomes available in the left menu, but maybe I don't want it to be visible. Likewise with Status and Goal. Maybe I just want to be able to sort by that field or use it in a Search. Having those extra Views on the left just clutters the screen.

Edit multiple tasks without having to use Search and Multi-Edit.
Move a subtask from one task to another without having to drag it
Ability to specify colors for various Folders and Contexts.
Hierarchical Contexts, i.e. a context that includes other contexts. The related contexts share the same color or have variations of the same color.
Combine or link Context and Location.
Better implementation of Goals. See Sorting goals intelligently.
Choose different fields for various Views.
Ability to move Tasks to Notes and vice versa.
Ability to link Notes to Tasks.
View shared tasks along with non-shared tasks.

And then there's the iOS app ...


This message was edited 7 days ago.
Purveyor

Posted: Sep 12, 2014
From Topic: sorting tags



To sort tags alphabetically, go to Account Settings, Tasks, Display Preferences.
Purveyor

Posted: Sep 11, 2014



Posted by Jake:
Phase 1: Redesign the home page for new non-Toodledo users. Because new customers do not have any expectations about Toodledo, this is safe place to start.
What is a "new non-Toodledo user"? Also, everyone has expectations, including "new customers".

I would reverse the order of the phases. The essence of Toodledo is the task list. Start there and make it work better. (Design is more than veneer, right?) Improve the look and feel with an eye towards greater effectiveness. Then carry over the new design elements to Notes, Outlines and Lists, and then update the secondary pages.


This message was edited Sep 12, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Aug 18, 2014



Thanks, Salgud. [Johnny Carson]I did not know that.[/Johnny Carson].

I see that Stepan Pachikov is listed as "Founder" here: https://evernote.com/corp/team.php

Maybe Toodledo and Evernote should team up before the IPO ...
;-)


This message was edited Aug 18, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Aug 16, 2014



Perhaps just words but some very good words from Evernote's founder:
... there comes a time when ... it's more important to improve existing features than to add new ones. More important to make our existing users happier than to just add more new users.
From https://blog.evernote.com/blog/2014/01/04/on-software-quality/


This message was edited Aug 16, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Aug 15, 2014



Salgud, are you still using Evernote?

It is difficult (not impossible) for me to understand why anyone would use Notes in Toodledo when something like Evernote is available. Yeah, you might not need to add photos from your smartphone camera, or drag and drop files from your desktop, or annotate those files, or scan and save documents, or clip and save info from websites, or create voice memos, or format text, or add tables and bullet lists, or create stacks and hierarchical tags, or create links among your notes, or add geotags, or encrypt pieces of text, or edit the creation date, or share your notebooks and files with other users, but why give up the powerful search abilities in Evernote?

Posted by Salgud
This renders the Notes tab, the oldest of the add-ons in TD, virtually useless for my, and most, purposes.
You must have missed all the useful hints in the Help section. Oh, wait! There aren't any ... :-\

Toodledo is probably the most powerful online task manager. But (as Jake says), they have a small team, working as hard as they can. There have been very few improvements to Notes in the past five years.


This message was edited Aug 16, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Aug 13, 2014
From Topic: Attachments



Some websites allow you to view some types of files within your browser, e.g. Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box and Evernote all let you view your photos and pdf files. This is because those websites have a "viewer" that can display those types of files within your browser. For various other types of files, you have to download and save the file first and then open it in whatever software was used to create it.

Toodledo does not have a viewer.


This message was edited Aug 13, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Aug 01, 2014
From Topic: New ideas



Gantt chart, five years ago:
http://www.toodledo.com/forums/2/2400/-12309/read.html

Subtasks with subtasks, six years ago:
http://www.toodledo.com/forums/2/150/-640/can-subtasks-have-subtasks.html
Purveyor

Posted: Jul 25, 2014



Search for "task dependency" in the forums and you'll find several topics, some from 2008.

Here's a long discussion that started on January 1, 2011:
https://www.toodledo.com/forums/2/8961/-45515/read.html

Two relevant posts:
Posted by jeff.covey
This has been discussed by many people and promised for many years. I do hope it will finally happen.
Posted by gstarrett
Would love to see dependencies on tasks -- specifically if the "waiting" status could be tripped to "next action" once it's dependent task(s) are done!


This message was edited Jul 25, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Jul 22, 2014



nm

This message was edited Jul 22, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Jul 17, 2014



Check your time zone setting here:
https://www.toodledo.com/account_edit.php?edit=4
Purveyor

Posted: Jul 07, 2014



In Settings, Display Preferences:
https://www.toodledo.com/account_edit.php?edit=9

Third item from the top.


This message was edited Jul 07, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Jul 05, 2014
From Topic: Bookmark issue



Kent, Jake's instructions are for the toodledo.com website.
Jake, Kent has posted two images that demonstrate that he is using the Mac Menu Bar App.
Purveyor

Posted: May 07, 2014



rlopez7,

Sometimes it seems that Jake fails the Turing test ...

Anyway, if there was a URL, he would have told you what it is. There isn't, so now your question has become a suggestion for a new feature.
Purveyor

Posted: Apr 11, 2014



This makes a lot of sense in the Saved Searches.

And it is useful in Main view:
"All tasks" sorted Alphabetically, or perhaps by Date Added.
Hotlist sorted by Importance or Priority, along with something like Due Date, Start Date or Star.
Recently Added, Recently Modified, Recently Completed sorted by the corresponding field.


This message was edited Apr 11, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Apr 02, 2014
From Topic: Lists on iPhone App



Yes, it is still not available.

And this breaking news is just in: Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.


This message was edited Apr 02, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Apr 01, 2014



You can reschedule the task for the next occurrence.

You can complete the task and then delete the completed task. The next instance of the recurring task will still exist.


This message was edited Apr 02, 2014.
Purveyor

Posted: Mar 24, 2014
From Topic: Log in record



Perhaps this is what you're looking for: https://www.toodledo.com/activity.php
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