Questions tagged [tasks]

A distinct piece of work that may be recorded in various apps, usually for action in the future, so often associated with a calendar facility. Use in conjunction with a tag for any relevant app but not if that is Google Tasks for which there is [google-tasks].

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How can I import a large list of tasks into Trello

How can I import a large list of tasks (.csv or .txt) into Trello and convert into cards that are part of a list
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Online project management services [closed]

I need a user-friendly and cleverly designed web service to manage my projects and tasks. No matter if it's a free or paid service. Having a comment system and some game mechanics would be a big plus. ...
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Create Task from Email in Gmail

Is it possible to create a new Google Tasks entry from an email in Gmail? Use case: create a reminder/task to respond to an email on a certain day.
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Mark Gmail emails as “followup” [closed]

Is there some way (Chrome plugin?) that allows one to mark Gmail emails as "followup needed on date such and such"? I love this functionality in Outlook, and always miss it when using Gmail. This ...
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Is there any online “to do list” manager with subtasks? [closed]

I'm looking for an online task list tool. What I absolutely need is the infinite number of subtask levels, because that's how my mind works. I don't need collaboration. There are a lot of great to do ...
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How can I have read access to my Google Calendar tasks in a desktop application?

Why don't I have access to my Google Calendar tasks using either Lighting for Thunderbird or Evolution? I can sync calendars without any problems, but I do not even have read access to tasks...
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Task alerts ala Outlook with Google Calendar/Chrome?

The only feature I miss from Outlook after we made the switch to Google Apps at work is the alarm popup that arose when you programmed it. Outlook had lots of options when programming the alarm or ...
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What is a decent open-source list/task management software [closed]

I really like the application Things but I need something web-based. Ideally something I can host on my server. So simply, PHP/MySQl based task-management software, which is open-source. What would ...
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How can I automatically share certain tasks in Remember the Milk?

Remember the Milk makes it really easy to share individual tasks, but how can I make it automatically share certain groups of tasks (e.g., I'd like it to automatically share tasks tagged #groceries ...
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In Google Calendar, is there any way to add a task, rather than an event, via the Quick Add feature?

Quick Add is accessed by pressing q or clicking the down arrow on the Create button in the left column.
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Trello - monitoring all my open cards

How can I see all my assigned cards on Trello? I need to see all the cards assigned to me, independently from the boards. Is it possible?
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Keep track of activities and ToDo list [closed]

There are tons of programms that help you keep stuff organized, but I have many computers and I need a web app to do that. I tried Evernote and right now I'm using Microsoft OneNote, the cool thing ...
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Subtask estimates auto summed in parent task

In Jira, I have subtasks with estimates. Task X (0 hours) Subtask A (4 hours) Subtask B (8 hours) Subtask C (10 hours) When I view the parent task, the estimated time does not display the sum of ...
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Move a to-do list to other card? [duplicate]

Is it possible to move a to-do list from one card to another? It seems difficult even to copy/paste the list.
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What options are available for collaborative task management? [closed]

I'm trying to figure a way for our small team to collaborate on to-do lists on projects and otherwise. We have tried Basecamp and a bunch of similar 'project management'/'collaboration' apps, but they ...
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How to view or sync an iDoneThis calendar in Google Calendar

iDoneThis is a great web app to keep track of your daily tasks. I was wondering if there is a way to view your iDoneThis calendar in Google Calendar?
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Site for managing and sharing bucket lists? [closed]

Is there a website to create, manage, and share bucket lists (things to do before you die)? Something with sharing and badges would be great.
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To-do list for Google Calendar: tasks with no due date

I'd like to manage a to-do list using Google Calendar. I can see how to create tasks in Google Calendar. However, each task is forced to have a due date. It appears that the due date always shows ...
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To-do/task service that can receive SMS messages and send back reminders? [closed]

I am aware of this question, but the services don't seem to have support for receiving SMS messages to set tasks. Ideally, I should be able text a certain number something with the format "stop by ...
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Is there any way sort Trello cards by custom values?

I sort my bucket list by a ((how much it excites me)*(how much value it will bring me)*(probability of success)/(cost in hours)*(days until [self-imposed] deadline)). Is there any way to assign such ...
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Asana one calendar across multiple projects

I have clients invite me to their Asana projects and I would like to see one list/calendar of all the tasks assigned to me across all of these projects. Is there no way of doing this? It seems you ...
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What online task management / to-do sites sync with Google Tasks? [closed]

I know Cohuman (Connect Action) has true two-way sync with Google Tasks. Too bad it's such a crummy tool. Producteev used to but it seems to have disappeared. There are so many online task/to do ...
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To do web app with calendar view and Google Calendar import [closed]

Is there a Todo webapp which presents tasks in a calendar view which imports my events from Google Calendar so that task scheduling (at best with a hourly granularity) becomes less tedious? With the ...
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How do I assign tasks in Google Docs?

It used to be possible to assign a task to a user in Google Docs by simply mentioning a user in a comment, but this no longer works. Is there a new way to do this? Has the feature been removed? How ...
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How to find 'Tasks' in Google Calendar if I have previously deleted it

I actually have found the answer, with difficulty, by collating suggestions from lots of people who have had the same problem. Firstly, as a few people have said, Tasks is now called 'reminders'. If ...
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Any app for maintaining target list and daily to-do list? [closed]

I would like to set myself weekly, monthly and yearly target lists for both my professional and personal life, so that I can track accomplishments with ease. I also want to track my list of things ...