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  1. Comment Read Receipts

    It would be nice to know who has seen my entry, just like Facebook allows administrators to be able to see who has seen the story.

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      1 comment  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
    • Option to delete dashboard activity

      Ex: when I tweak names of tasks, for example, I don't want that cluttering up my activity history. Option to delete these from dashboard history so it's less cluttered and items remain relatively equal in importance.

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        not planned  ·  Luke Seeley responded

        We will not allow people to tamper with task, list, and workspace activity feeds, but may play with different activity views on the Dashboard, including searching and filtering.

      • Offset Projects under Groups

        Is it possible to offset the projects underneath the groups? It would make it easier to look at. At the moment, when groups are expanded, the projects within it are aligned with the group itself, making it hard to differentiate all the items on the projects sidebar (and only being able to use the expanded icon to be able to tell). Attached a file with what I’m talking about. Thanks!

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          not planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
        • Vocal memo

          It would be super to add the possibility of attaching vocal memo in a note or even as a comment... When you work a lot on a mobile sometimes few seconds of audio save many minutes of typing on a cellphone... as well as on a computer if you have to describe something more technical it saves a lot of time...

          Thank you for considering this idea :)

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          • 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  ·  3 comments  ·  Admin →
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                1 comment  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
                not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                Custom views for Guest users are not in the books. We’ll continue to watch this though.

              • Dashboard should only summarise activity

                Dashboard seems to be a total waste. It displays absolutely everything, regardless of whether it’s useful or not, which is not practical.

                Dashboard should provide a general overview of ONLY RECENTY ACTIVITY, not EVERYTHING, including fully formatted long notes in comments (because there’s no way to create/edit text files in Flow).

                Show ONLY what actually happened recently, i.e.:

                “James commented on INSERT TASK NAME HERE.”

                instead of

                “James commented…”
                “James attached a file…”
                “James completed…"

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                  1 comment  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
                  started  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                  Dashboard improvements are actively in progress. We’ll let you know when we have something to show. Thanks for the suggestion!

                • Custom Domain

                  As a company we should have the ability to create our own custom mapping for flow.

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                    not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                    Thanks for the suggestion. Beyond the team URL we provide you, there aren’t plans to allow for custom domains quite yet.

                  • Make Slack useful, period, by not having to tag team or project as required parameters

                    Currently, to me slack integration is pointless. Or at least project linking. Sure I can get updates on progress, but only one way. I cannot send information to flow without knowing all kinds of information I'd need from the front-end UI anyways. So im just wasting time since there is no way Ill remember project name exactly.

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                      1 comment  ·  Improvements  ·  Admin →
                    • Evernote Integration

                      Integration with Evernote
                      We use Evernote a lot, but the reason we use Flow for tasks rather than Evernote is the delegation and task notification system.
                      Often, there will be a project that we will be working on that has extensive or related notes. At the moment we can copy the URL from Evernote to paste into the task - but it's a bit kludgy.
                      What I would love to see would be something along these lines:
                      * ability in Flow to create or link to an Evernote note (they both have permalink URI's I think)
                      * Ability to create…

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                      • Be able to create a SharePoint Subsite

                        It would be grate if you can easily create a SharePoint subsite or library with a Flow action.

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                        • Invisible Mode in Chat/DMs (different from Focus)

                          Having the ability to appear offline (invisible) would be great.

                          Setting their status to offline would make it so the sender won't expect a response right away but they could still send as many messages as they need to without getting the auto-response from focus mode. The receiver also wouldn't feel pressured to respond right away.

                          It would also be a great alternative to having to close out of Flow completely. Just click a button and you'll look like you're offline to everyone else.

                          Yahoo has this feature and, in the past, our company did utilize it regularly.

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                          • Complete tasks using email

                            We can use email to create a new task, assign it to people, even add comments and attachments - but we have to log in to actually mark the task as completed. It would be great if we could use email to update the status of our tasks!

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                            • Save Sort Settings on Server

                              I use flow on three computers, on my iPhone and on my iPad. It is _extremely_ tiring to manually sort each list again and again.

                              At the moment the sort settings in each list is saved locally in the browser. Please, please implement that setting on the server side.

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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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                                • Description for Quick-Task

                                  Hi

                                  "Quick-Task" is a really great function. ... with one deficit: In our company, nearly every Task needs a Description. Because there is no chance to add the Description via Quick-Task currently, people have to either edit the Task after creation (so Quick-Task becomes useless) or have to put all information in the Title (wich results in ultra-long Titltes :( )

                                  So please add the posibility to add the Description via Quick-Task.

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                                  • Indication of unchecked subtasks

                                    For the task view under a project there is no way of knowing how many subtasks are in a task unless i click into all the tasks to see if my manager has added any new subtasks or to just to understand how big the task will be

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                                      not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                                      Thanks! In general, we assume that subtasks will be used as lightweight reminders for tasks. Anything bigger that adds work or needs management (like a due date, discussion, or contributors) should be made into a task.
                                      We’re trying to hold firm on tasks being the lifeblood of Flow—this’ll free us up to make them more useful.

                                    • Subscriber groups

                                      There are a lot of tasks that I assign to people and subscribe the same people on a day to day basis.. it would be great to have a subscriber group that I can put people into and then just subscribe that group to tasks...

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                                        not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                                        This is a very interesting idea. This could help teams work better together, so we’ll keep this in mind.

                                      • iOs in-app 'do not disturb' feature

                                        In the iOS app, when push notifications are enabled for incoming tasks - it would be great if users had a 'do not disturb' setting which they could set the parameters for (e.g. 9am-6pm only on weekdays), which would be independent from the device's global 'do not disturb' settings.

                                        This would encourage more users to use push notifications, as they wouldn't be disrupted outside of their active working hours. The incoming notifications could then be pushed to the respective device automatically once the 'do not disturb' period ends.

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                                          planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                                          While we don’t have a recurring setting for this yet, we just launched a Focus Mode feature for your Flow account. It lets you set a time span during which all notifications will be held so that you can work without interruption. https://www.getflow.com/blog/2016/07/focus-mode/
                                          A vacation mode and office hours are still in the works!

                                        • Merge Tasks

                                          Sometimes to projects eventually make their way under one umbrella. I'd love to see the ability to pull all of the comments and subtasks from one task and add them to another, condensing the two tasks into one.

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                                            not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                                            While we don’t currently have plans to do this, you can always link tasks in a comment for easy reference. Just paste the URL of the other task in the discussion of the new one.

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