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  1. Make title of completed tasks selectable in detail view

    small idea: in the detail view of a task, after it's completed, the title is not selectable anymore. i like to copy that title for my commit messages, so i have to uncheck the task, copy the title and recheck it again. there doesn't seem to be a good reason (i cant't see it at least) to make the title not selectable after completion, so why not keep it selectable? it doesn't have to be edit-able after all.
    cheers.

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    • Multiple projects dashboard

      A dashboard view that provides the Tasks Left dial for all or a selection of projects

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      • Events or milestones in the calendar - not just task

        The ability to post an event or milestone (something different than a task) to the calendar

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        • Attachment notifications

          Consistently clear indication (probably an icon) that indicates in all views if a task or subtask has an attachment

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          • Avoid tasks to inherit "by default" owner, subscribers, and tags by the parent task.

            Having sub task inherit "by default" owner, subscribers, and tags by the parent task is a real pain because this "over proliferate" tasks assigned (or subscribed) to people.

            I'm sure many people has checked "Assigned to Me" view after the latest release and found much much more tasks than expected (that in fact are "just subtasks").

            This is extremely inconvenient.

            We think that assign a sub-tasks to other people is a common case, but at the same way most of the sub tasks usually should stay on the task owner.
            Make it explicit is redundant, and cause the problem above,…

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            • Stop Adding Delegated Tasks AFTER we've removed the 'assign'

              So I delegated a task to someone as I was adding tasks, but I don't want it in my delegated tasks page as it's not my role to manage. But even though I UNASSIGNED the person from the task and they CLAIMED IT, it's still in my delegated tasks. This is ridiculous, makes no sense whatsoever; it makes the delegated tasks page less usable. Please remove this.

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                • Team Collaboration, ex: Vacation Calendar

                  We are using this site for leadership initiatives and collaboration. It would be nice to have a feature for a team calendar, where we track events and manager vacations.

                  Other team features like building an agenda for a meeting, or just a page for text would be nice.

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                  • Quick jump CMD+K For Flow

                    You should have a switch chatroom command. Slack has cmd+k. It's super helpful.

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                    • Timeline

                      No shame in copying the best features of your competitors. But Dapulse has a fantastic Timeline feature. You can put how long a task will take, over days, and book it in, then you can look at timeline and see everyones jobs in days - great way to manage staff time.

                      Can one up Dapulse too as they only do it for a specific project, being able to see ALL project timelines would mean you get a proper overview of the whole company and can see any potential gaps for additional work or conflicts.

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                      • Calendar Year View

                        The immediate issue I have with most of these platforms is that I can't see an overview for the year. I love that every group has their own calendar, that I can see an overview of the groups combined, but I can't see an overview of the year within the groups or as an overview. Often, I am planning 3 months out and it's helpful to see the full calendar year for this.

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                        • Do not auto check-off subtasks

                          The recent improvements to subtasks is useful in many ways, but there are some side effects that, perhaps, weren't anticipated. :(

                          The new subtasks have pretty much made "Catch Up" useless. I've gone from 15 items in my Catch Up, to now 50. Most of which are subtasks, that were automatically checked off, but not always actually done. Catch Up, since it's upgrade, has been a key feature in our usage of Flow; it's very important that the completions and comments and changes reflected there are accurate.

                          We like having the checklist in our tasks; especially repeating tasks. Some days,…

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                          • Subtask organization in "assigned to me"

                            Hey I noticed that the new rules for subtasks has changed the way that you can view things in the "assigned to me'' section. There is no way to collapse the subtasks in that view. It is really frustrating. That is the section I mainly use to manage my daily tasks and it's now flooded with subtasks that are seemingly not even listed near their corresponding main tasks. Can you guys change that to be similar to how it works in calendar view? Thanks.

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                              We’re working on a solution for making this more clear. Because parent task owners can be different from subtask owners we’re unable to nest subtasks in this view. But we think we’ve got a tweak that’ll make this thing a bit easier to parse. Hang tight.

                            • Drag & drop into wastebasket icon to delete tasks

                              Problem: Can't delete tasks quickly. Solution: when I grab a task, let me drag and drop it into a wastebasket icon. (Think dragging and dropping apps on an android phone! Super easy & cool.)

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                                Hi! We do have a shortcut to quickly delete multiple tasks at once, or even a single task, and I’m wondering if it might help your situation :) You can select multiple tasks by holding down the shift key to select many tasks in a row, or the ctrl (windows)/cmd (mac) key to select multiple individual tasks. From there, you can press “Shift+Backspace” to delete all selected tasks in one go. You can also use the “shift+backspace” shortcut when the task pane is open to delete the currently open task. Hoping this trick is a help!

                              • Enhance new subtask feature / Filter same owner

                                Hi!
                                i like the new subtask features, but we definitly need one change:
                                Please don't show every subtasks in the lists, when the owner of subtask and parent task are the same. Our task lists are now crowded with subtasks. It's very confusing, because these subtasks often have the same name. Or no clear name without the context of the parent task.

                                I hope you can implement some kind of filter here, because my team members are pretty .. unhappy at the moment ;)

                                Cheers!
                                Holger

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                                • Show parent task name in sub-task notifications.

                                  We often use sub-tasks to just list steps in a common process like: proofread article, make final revisions, review video, etc.

                                  When notifications for these sub-tasks come up there isn't any detail about the parent task, so it's hard to understand context. This forces us to rename all sub-tasks with redundant info from the parent task - otherwise staff have to click every single notification just to determine context. I'm hoping you can change it so notifications include a reference to the parent task to avoid this redundancy.

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                                  • Duplicate Tasks

                                    You can duplicate projects, so how about letting us duplicate tasks?

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                                    • Add formatting tooltip to chat

                                      On task comments, you can hover over selected text and see a formatting tooltip (bold, italic, link, blockquote, etc.). In chat, this tooltip isn't available, and it would be great if it was!

                                      I know markdown is an option in chat, but it's very difficult to do multi-line block quotes. In task comments, you can simply highlight multiple lines, hover, and click the blockquote icon.

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                                      • Clean up your app, stop adding shit and start removing shit

                                        Everyone in my company asked me this morning ("did you see what flow did?") saying that putting subtasks in the main list as a mess and defeated the whole purpose of subtasks.

                                        I want to note that we all agree and are all increasingly irritated with flow's bloat. It started as a simple clean and well designed app but is a ridiculous mess trying to compete with companies flow has no business competing with (i.e. slack) and just making the design a complete shit show.

                                        We are going to start looking for a replacement. Tired of fighting flow to get…

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                                        • Need to fix advanced subtasks

                                          It is CRAZY with the new subtasks features that you MUST assign each individual subtask to a certain person or it shows up as 'NO DUE DATE' on the master project task list. If I assign a project to someone, with subtasks, it too should default to them! Right now, I must go to each of the TEN individual subtasks and assign it to the SAME person the MASTER task was assigned to. Come on guys! Let's get this fixed! Needs to make LOGICAL sense!

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