Laurentiu Bancu
Laurentiu Bancu

Working with tasks just got better

In the past few weeks our team has worked on improving the way you handle tasks. We’ve also taken into consideration your requests and here are the changes that have been made:

Global and single expand/collapse feature for task lists

Besides the fact that you can expand/collapse all task lists in one click, you can now do the same for each task list.

Collapse task lists

One click Start/Stop timer directly from tasks

Instead of selecting a task from the web timer, you can now start tracking time or stop the timer by clicking the green icon near a task. The icon is animated so you can easily identify the task that’s being tracked.

Start timer

New rich text toolbar editor for inline task description editing

When adding a description for a task, you’ll be able to highlight different parts by selecting the text and applying the desired formatting (bold, italic, underline, linking, ordered & unordered lists, remove formatting function).

Editor

Inline drag & drop for task lists

Click on the icon in front of a task list (this will automatically collapse all the other task lists) and move it to the desired location.

Drag & Drop task lists

Improvements to the inline task assign feature

Assign users

We hope you’ll find these updates useful. Let us know what you think in the comments section. Thank you!

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Great work guys! Now we're only waiting for tasks with fixed prices :)

Brecht Cloetens

Great work guys! Now we’re only waiting for tasks with fixed prices 🙂

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Looks great! I'm looking forward to trying out these new features.

Cheryl

Looks great! I’m looking forward to trying out these new features.

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Very helpful. Now I'm looking forward seeing the Gantt graphs.

Breno Pereira

Very helpful. Now I’m looking forward seeing the Gantt graphs.

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It's a planned feature Breno.
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

It’s a planned feature Breno.

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Thanks, Jan. It will be very helpful.

Breno

Thanks, Jan. It will be very helpful.

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This is great. Now, if I could only give my clients a link to see their current tasks, due dates, notes and status (with or without the timesheet being included), it would be the perfect program!

Sarah Coots

This is great. Now, if I could only give my clients a link to see their current tasks, due dates, notes and status (with or without the timesheet being included), it would be the perfect program!

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Nice backlog item :) that would be HUGE for Implementation Consultants :)

Marco

Nice backlog item 🙂 that would be HUGE for Implementation Consultants 🙂

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Awesome! Something I've been meaning to ask for awhile but is there a current way or feature in the works that allows the user to mark multiple entries as "invoiced"? Great product. Thanks!

Mark H

Awesome! Something I’ve been meaning to ask for awhile but is there a current way or feature in the works that allows the user to mark multiple entries as “invoiced”? Great product. Thanks!

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Hi Mark, this has been available since the start, in agenda view you can mark multiple entries as invoiced.
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

Hi Mark,
this has been available since the start, in agenda view you can mark multiple entries as invoiced.

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Awesome! Starting the timer for a task is now a breeze! The collapse and expand for task lists is a nice touch.

Blake Blacksmith

Awesome! Starting the timer for a task is now a breeze! The collapse and expand for task lists is a nice touch.

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This is great! I have wanted a timer attached to each task for a while now so thank you for making it happen. I love these changes! Thanks!

Lori

This is great! I have wanted a timer attached to each task for a while now so thank you for making it happen. I love these changes! Thanks!

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Congrats! I love what you're doing!

Daniel Rivas

Congrats! I love what you’re doing!

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Pure awesomeness! Thank you for these improvements!

vctr

Pure awesomeness! Thank you for these improvements!

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Great improvements. The One click Start/Stop timer directly from tasks is my favourite.

Tim Morrissey

Great improvements. The One click Start/Stop timer directly from tasks is my favourite.

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Nice touches! hope in future the time tracking for OSX also shows the task lists in the same order I rearranged on the web :) for now it's in alphabetical order :(

fer

Nice touches! hope in future the time tracking for OSX also shows the task lists in the same order I rearranged on the web 🙂 for now it’s in alphabetical order 🙁

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Most of the people requested it to be that way in the timer :)
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

Most of the people requested it to be that way in the timer 🙂

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Since we have paymo open on machine nearly the whole day is it possible to set alarms for meeting or sync meeting, presentation dates and future work to do time and date with ical so that one doesn't have to maintain multiple apps? Thanks

Lisa

Since we have paymo open on machine nearly the whole day is it possible to set alarms for meeting or sync meeting, presentation dates and future work to do time and date with ical so that one doesn’t have to maintain multiple apps? Thanks

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Hi Lisa, no plans in this direction yet.
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

Hi Lisa, no plans in this direction yet.

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Excellent! Love the timer function :)

Adriaan Snoeren

Excellent! Love the timer function 🙂

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You guys ROCK!

Christopher King

You guys ROCK!

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That's a good improvement. This now makes me wonder if it is possible to have a "Recent Task Timers" view so that it is easy for someone who is putting time against 10 different tasks/projects each day? I find the Mac timer app in the menu bar a bit slow to use because it uses Clients before Projects. For us it would be easier if it was just projects without clients.

Aaron

That’s a good improvement.
This now makes me wonder if it is possible to have a “Recent Task Timers” view so that it is easy for someone who is putting time against 10 different tasks/projects each day? I find the Mac timer app in the menu bar a bit slow to use because it uses Clients before Projects. For us it would be easier if it was just projects without clients.

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Hi Aaron, we're pretty close to releasing a new version of the widget and one of the new features is recent tasks.
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

Hi Aaron,
we’re pretty close to releasing a new version of the widget and one of the new features is recent tasks.

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These are some great updates, would still really like to see cascading task lists at some stage though i.e complete one task and next one on the list immediately becomes available!

Charles

These are some great updates, would still really like to see cascading task lists at some stage though i.e complete one task and next one on the list immediately becomes available!

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Charles, we have plans for sub-tasks but you'll be able to complete them independently.
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

Charles, we have plans for sub-tasks but you’ll be able to complete them independently.

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Hi Jan, do you have any update on sub-tasks? I think that it's a handy feature.

Ronny

Hi Jan,
do you have any update on sub-tasks? I think that it’s a handy feature.

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Not yet, it's low priority at the moment - sorry.
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

Not yet, it’s low priority at the moment – sorry.

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Nice work guys, I am so happy I moved over a couple years ago from that other horrible system I was using. Keep the cool features rolling!

Erik

Nice work guys, I am so happy I moved over a couple years ago from that other horrible system I was using. Keep the cool features rolling!

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Is there any way for those nice task descriptions to end up on an invoice with a $ line for those hours?

Tim

Is there any way for those nice task descriptions to end up on an invoice with a $ line for those hours?

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Hi Tim, sorry that's not possible. That information does not belong to the invoice, you can always create a invoice+report bundle for clients that requrie this level of detail. Reports can include time entry notes, these should be used to describe was has been done in the time frame of the entry (not task notes, those are usually internal).
Jan Lukacs

Jan Lukacs

Hi Tim, sorry that’s not possible. That information does not belong to the invoice, you can always create a invoice+report bundle for clients that requrie this level of detail. Reports can include time entry notes, these should be used to describe was has been done in the time frame of the entry (not task notes, those are usually internal).

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Hey I like being able to start the timer direct from the task - nice one :-) It reminded me of something I always thought would be useful: if you could start the timer, but at the same time say I started this task 10 minutes ago actually, because I always forget to set it going at the right time!

Richard

Hey I like being able to start the timer direct from the task – nice one 🙂
It reminded me of something I always thought would be useful: if you could start the timer, but at the same time say I started this task 10 minutes ago actually, because I always forget to set it going at the right time!

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Great work! Thanks.

Dylan

Great work! Thanks.

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Really need to make it possible to convert a task into a task list. Thanks

Derrick

Really need to make it possible to convert a task into a task list. Thanks

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