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Re: Start date position in the task list


Hi Jaap,

After exploring a bit, I found a way to display tasks with a future start
date above the undated tasks. I just set a general task with due date and
nest the main task with the future start date. Something like this:

[ ] Upcoming tasks <2017-08
    [ ] A future task >2017-07-10

Start dates are still fresh on my workflow, so I'll see how it goes.


On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 10:51 AM Jaap Karssenberg <
jaap.karssenberg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Bruno,
> I did this on purpose because the items are not actionable yet. In my mind
> an open task always has more prio than a task that is not actionable yet.
> As soon as they start, they will show up at the appropriate prio level in
> the list.
> How I understand your way of working, it sounds like you want to be warned
> earlier of upcoming tasks - would a solution be to just assign an earlier
> start date to tasks so they show up a bit earlier ?
> Regards,
> Jaap
> On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 1:44 AM Bruno C. Vellutini <organelas@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Hi Jaap and all,
>> Tasks with a start date are placed on the bottom of the task list (see
>> attached file). Isn't it more natural to have the tasks with a start date
>> right after the tasks with a due date?
>> I really enjoy how the tasks with due dates show the number of days/weeks
>> left when ordered by priority. It allows me to know with a glance what I
>> need to do and how much time is left. However, I often miss the tasks that
>> have a start date. They are out of my view on the bottom of the list, after
>> a bunch of undated tasks.
>> At least in the way that I use the task list, undated tasks have lower
>> priority than a task with a defined start date. Even if the latter is not
>> actionable yet.
>> What do you think?
>> Cheers,
>> Bruno
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