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  1. All Tasks view

    A favorite view that shows all tasks in a workspace (and allows you to sort and view in Kanban as well.)

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      not planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Admin →
    • Due Date Default Tomorrow

      It would be nice if the default due date would be set to today or tomorrow. This would force the user to specify a date if not today and it saves time when adding a lot of tasks with unspecified due dates. In the current setting there is always a risk that an important task ends up in the pile at the end of your list because you forgot to specify the due date.

      Would be even better if you can set your own default due date; always tomorrow / always today / always one week ahead / etc.

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        not planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
      • Clickable tags and colored tags

        It would be nice if tags were more easily clickable. Also, if you could set the color of the tag.

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        • Dropdown list for teams, lists etc

          When selecting a team, list etc. it’d be nice to get a drop down list without having to guess the name of the item. This is especially the case when there’re lots of lists.
          cheers
          Ben

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            not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

            Thanks for the suggestion, there are no plans to fix this currently, but we’ll watch this request and listen to other sources for this coming up again.

          • Time information at card/task and global levels

            It would be incredibly helpful if we could input a per-card Time estimate. So Task A might be projected to take 5 hours, for example. And we could easily see this field on the card in Kanban view

            The next step would be to get a global view of Total estimated time assigned to each team member, or each project.

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            • Text formatting in task descriptions is painfully bad

              Pasting unformatted text in to the OSX app doesn't seemed to be respected (i.e. nothing happens). Also the general formatting of text is a nightmare. Can't seem to indent bullet points to multiple levels for example. The pop-up format bar only appears when text is highlighted which seems awkward.

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                not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                Hey, trying to get to the bottom of this. I just tested pasting into the Mac app, and it worked. Could you provide more details about that?

                As for multiple indents, that’s not something we plan to offer with the visual editor—I would consider using bolding to separate sections or switching to the markdown editor (via Account Preferences > Text Editor)

                Is there anything else that isn’t working or that you’d like to see? Thanks!

              • print your calendar

                can you please provide an option so the task calendar (monthly view) can be printed out?

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                  not planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
                • Time added to Harvest should show as a comment in a task

                  The Harvest integration works seamlessly, but I don't have a way to refer to time that may have been added to a task in the past, without opening Harvest and clicking on the project or date.

                  I need to see time added to Harvest as a comment in the Flow task, e.g. "Harvest time tracking for [Harvest Client], [Harvest Project], [Harvest Task], [HH:MM] logged."

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                  • Auto-Assign Tasks is Unhelpful

                    Right now - when I create a task, it auto-assigns it to myself. I have to manually click off my name, and then it automatically subscribes me. Which means - every time I "quickly" create a task - I have to click three times to un-assign or re-assign the task. This is cumbersome. I'd suggest automatically assigning & subscribing no-one. Then you can assign people when needed.

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                      1 comment  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
                      not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                      Have you tried creating tasks with keyboard shortcuts? Hit enter to create a task, then tab through the fields to reassign or remove people. Alternatively, create tasks from the center pane of Unassigned, and you won’t need to remove the assignee.

                    • Adding sections in private tasks

                      It'd be great if you could divide private tasks into sections as well.
                      That way, you can keep some personal things as well as work related things there, or seperate into seperate projects or ideas... or whatever you can think of.

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                        not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                        Great idea! For now, you can make a project private and sections will be there for you "_

                      • File attachments should be a separate option from comments

                        I would like to be able to click on a files icon when I select a task that lists all of the files attached to that task.

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                          not planned  ·  Luke Seeley responded

                          We do not currently have plans for this, though that may change as tasks become more powerful, requiring more organization.

                        • Office 365 Group and Microsoft Teams integration

                          Office 365 group integration which allows Flow to act on Group conversation (emails) and Calendar events as well as integration with Microsoft Teams would be really useful

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                          • Standalone Mac App

                            Are there any plans to have a non browser based app?

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                              not planned  ·  Luke Seeley responded

                              We do not have any plans at this point for a native Mac app. If demand swells or we determine there are benefits that outweigh the development time/cost, you can be sure we’ll consider it.

                            • Move groups between teams

                              We are using the group feature to group smaller projects that belong to a bigger, umbrella project. We initially started with several teams, but ended up having to do a lot of work to move our groups from those extra teams back to one team as we found that moving tasks between teams wasn't possible. The ability to move and duplicate an entire group to a new team would be very helpful! Thank you!

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                              • Out of date info

                                Since it's a web app (yay for accessibility.. boo for everything else), I often find that when I switch back to it's tab it's now out of date. Most confusing the next morning, when the calendar is off by a day. Usually has be planning an easy day because I'm ahead of schedule and ends with a panic.

                                Auto refresh on a 3600s timeout? Please?

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                                • Onedrive Support

                                  We would like to be able to attach document from Microsoft OneDrive.

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                                  • Provide Video Collaboration Support

                                    It would be great if flow allowed team members to do video and/or audio conferencing with each other

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                                      not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                                      It would! Judging by the difficulty that many companies have faced building a solution for video and audio conferencing, the likely solution here would be for us to integrate with a third party product.

                                    • Completely hide the "Add a project description" section

                                      The "Add a project description" is taking a lot of space and is unnecessary for me. On the web version you can "Hide details" but it only slides to the left. On the mac app the "Hide details" doesn't work at all. Suggestion: Hide completely that section.

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                                        Hi! If you haven’t already, we encourage you to check out the new Flow Beta – we’ve made a change to project descriptions there to completely hide them and keep them hidden :) If you’re interested in trying out the beta, instructions on how to become a beta user are here: https://www.getflow.com/support/account/flow-beta and instructions on how to see the new Flow and a quick overview of what has changed can be found here: https://www.getflow.com/guides/new-flow-beta

                                      • Repeating tasks based on completion date

                                        It would be nice to have the ability to have a task repeat xx days/weeks/months *after* completion rather than every xx days.

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                                        • Forget This "Edit" and "Save" Business!

                                          The right hand column should be immediately ready to edit your tasks without clicking "edit" and "save" once you're finished. It's a waste of time. If I click on a task to twirl out the right column, it's because I'm already prepared to make an edit or add a comment. "save" is silly to me because this is not some long text document which I can accidentally loose - I'm switching subscribers! If I accidentally to the wrong person its an easy fix. Thanks!

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