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  1. Associate a notebook with a particular bucket within a plan

    Within a particular bucket within a plan, allow a notebook link.

    1 vote
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  2. milestones

    You should be able to set a general start and end target date for the project. Then it set some high level KPIs with due dates.
    Then the graph view can show a timeline with that information as well as the specific "tasks".

    13 votes
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  3. 2 votes
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  4. Menu Item to Planner from Groups

    It would be great to have a Planner menu item in the main menu in groups, so Planner are directs accessible from the Groups.

    9 votes
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  5. reminder on specific date and time (like outlook tasks)

    Please create a feature that allow the user to setup a reminder for a specific date and time (like outlook desktop tasks).

    65 votes
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  6. I would be great if i can configure the level of notifications, right now is sending an email for every thing that I do for a plan

    I would be great if i can configure the level of notifications, right now is sending an email for every thing that I do for a plan

    2 votes
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  7. Make optional planner name in Global Address List

    Our IT admin is concerned that each Plan created in the Hub creates a listing in the global address directory. These global group addresses are often not meaningful. Is there a way to have a tickbox that optionally hides the Planner name from the GAL?

    16 votes
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  8. Should have an option to add members who are not part of active directory

    Currently members who are part of the active directly can alone be selected. Need an option to add external members too. Or an option to create a member list.

    3 votes
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  9. Ability to add tasks to the task owners calendar

    I see there is a shared calendar which would work, however, it doesn't seem to populate with the tasks from the plan.

    10 votes
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  10. Increase task description character limit

    The current 1,000 character limit for tasks description is far too small. This should be increased massively or be unlimited.

    63 votes
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  11. Reporting

    Provide basic reports; Desc; Assigned; Start; Due; Status

    32 votes
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  12. Change e-mail font from Times New Roman

    Seriously - who uses Times New Roman any more?

    Just don't change it to Comic Sans please, I'm not planning a nursery.

    4 votes
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  13. Ability to sort plans under "Favorites" in left navigation bar

    I would like to move the plans under the Favorites navigation bar to the left. When you click on Planner Hub to see the charts, the plans display in the order of the navigation (I think). I want the different plans to display their Hub chart but see them in a certain order.

    12 votes
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  14. Task comment size longer

    The text can be entered as comment on a task in Planner, is shorter than the text that can be entered as comment in Groups

    9 votes
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  15. Notification opctions: Check if you want a consolidated notification (summary of the last day activity, for instance)

    This suggestion would complement other proposals made ​​to reduce the number of notifications

    4 votes
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  16. Planner, support for Watch OS3

    Support for key features on Apple Watch OS 3.

    1 vote
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  17. Inset name of Plan in the e-mail notification

    When we receive an e-mail notification of assigned tasks to you or by other member something like that, on notification only have the task name. As we are many tasks, the first time, we can't identify what plan we have to do the tasks.

    I know that the "My Tasks" have as function centralize our tasks showed up by "Bucket" or "Process". But this idea is something simply, only facility the view of what about plan the tasks refers.

    5 votes
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  18. Save settings "group by" (bucket / "progress" / "attributed to") and menu (collapse / expand)

    When we collapse side menu and/or select a type of grouping (ex: "Attribued to") and, a moment after, we need reload the page, or select other plan, menu and "group by" return to the original form which they was begun.

    Would be nice if the system record our preferences. Thus, we wouldn't need to change the settings whenever reload the page.

    Thank you for your attention

    10 votes
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  19. invite someone who is not on Office365

    The flexibility to invite someone without an office365 account will be a great plus feature. I think it's already a standard, since Basecamp and Asana also allows that.

    7 votes
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  20. link attachment preview

    When attaching a link, preview is enabled as default, and the link shows up as a big icon.

    1. Would be nicer to display a small icon as preview.

    It is also not so clear whether preview mode is selected in the menu.
    2. Would be good for selection to be more intuitive.

    13 votes
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