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  1. Due date notification

    If a task is late (the due date has passed), please make sure to send a notification to both the owner and anyone related to the task (coworkers, team leader,...).

    2,728 votes
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      60 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thank you for all the feedback. We have started development on a Due Date notifications feature. This feature will send notifications for tasks at various intervals before they are due, and also for tasks that have recently become past due.

      Thanks!

    • Provide the ability to create Plan templates with existing tasks that can then be used to create a new plan

      Rather than having to create every plan from scratch it would be good if the system allowed for the creation of Templates with pre-existing tasks (like in Word/Excel). This would allow a new plan and its tasks to be created from a template saving a lot of time.

      2,567 votes
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        263 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Email Notifications and Alert Options

        OK, so working out loud is good.... to a limit. Please enable settings that reduce the very high spam content currently coming from planner. Not everyone in the group wants to know ever movement on every task. Enable users to subscribe to various types of events on tasks. Hopefully at some time there will be some consistent settings like priority etc, that can be used as user selectable alert filtering.

        2,104 votes
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          175 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow external users to view/edit tasks.

          We have sub consultants that we collaborate with on a daily basis. It would be nice to have different levels of permissions to view tasks, edit tasks, and / or create tasks.

          1,712 votes
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            93 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Instead of 1 to 1, allow Groups to have many Plans

            Right now, groups have a 1 to 1 relationship (1 Group = 1 Plan), would be nice for a single group to have multiple plans

            1,706 votes
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              55 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 1,515 votes
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                60 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 1,184 votes
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                  planned  ·  131 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Schedule reoccurring tasks.

                  Add the ability to schedule tasks every day, every Wednesday, every last Friday of the month etc...

                  970 votes
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                    275 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Windows Universal App (UWP app)

                    A windows universal app that will run on desktops and other windows devices

                    764 votes
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                      planned  ·  210 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 727 votes
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                        73 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Reporting with Planner

                        Planner should provide a quick and easy way to report regularly. For example, a view of what was accomplished during a specific week would be helpful, so a date filter and a status filter may be needed. Additionally, a static snapshot would be helpful, for reporting to executives that require information push, so a way to group projects in addition to 'favorites' is needed, as well as a way to email a snapshot of the group dashboard.

                        659 votes
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                          18 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 653 votes
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                            21 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Create task by sending an email to the Plan

                            Currently, when a task is created in a "Plan" there is an associated group and group email address for that "Plan". If a user was to comment on a task, an email is sent to the group. Likewise if the recipient of that email replies to it, the comment appears in the task. Would it be possible to Send a new email to the "Plan" email address to create a task with the subject line of that email being the task name and the email's content being the description?

                            633 votes
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                              40 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • It would be nice to beable to archive completed projects

                              Upon completion of a project it would be nice to have a method to archive projects.

                              549 votes
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                                16 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • See all tasks across all plans by user

                                Create a view so that people can view the progress of all tasks across all plans by user. Almost a management tool or manager view.

                                491 votes
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                                  41 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Integrate Planner Tasks to Sharepoint Tasks

                                  Integrate Planner Tasks to Sharepoint Tasks

                                  485 votes
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                                    25 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Date format

                                    The date format is fixed to mm/dd/yyyy, could this please be selectable based on your region - for example we use dd/mm/yyyy

                                    Thanks

                                    412 votes
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                                      71 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Printing Capability

                                      Printing Capability - company and individual. Ideally would have the ability to print out the entire planner board so that everyone at the company can see the entire project list and have a transparent way for everyone to track performance. Similarly would be ideal to allow individual users print out their tasks.

                                      392 votes
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                                        50 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Option for task to be reoccurring

                                        We often find that some tasks on our planner need to done on a daily, weekly, monthly or yearly basis. Such as checking on logs or monitoring of another task.

                                        Would be nice to have a task with the option that once it is marked as complete. It's status is reset after the specified time.

                                        334 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Share plans with external people/customers

                                          Please let us share plans with external people. Or at least tell us how to do this! For example, if you work in a project with a customer, they may want insight in your work.

                                          312 votes
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