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  1. Allow external users to participate in planner

    Allow external users to participate in planner

    118 votes

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  2. Email notification sent to assignee on the planner tasks when comments are added

    When you have create a Task in Planner within teams or group and you assign those tasks out to other team members, there should be an option to send email notification to the assignee when comments are added.

    116 votes

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  3. Dashboard, template plan with template tasks and completed checklists.

    I wish to save a plan as a template with template tasks that can be individually attributed and assigned to individuals. The template tasks should contain a completed checklist.
    These plans are under a main page with summaries and dashboards for all the plans below.

    116 votes

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  4. Export to Excel Error(Late Tasks)

    Dear Microsoft Team
    When I export plan into Excel and there were late tasks but completed , it appears In the Excel(Late column) false, although they should be true in that case i have to insert new column to identify the late delivery tasks from on-time tasks

    So please fix this feature
    Thanks

    108 votes

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  5. Make public plans discoverable

    Currently, there's no way for end-users to obtain an overview of all public plans, as -contrary to what the name implies- the "All Plans" section is in fact the "All MY Plans" section.

    If you know the name, you can find the related Group, but there's no way to go from the Group to the Plan.

    108 votes

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  6. Sort Tasks Alphabetically

    It would be nice to be able to sort tasks alphabetically by title.

    108 votes

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  7. Multiple checklists within one task

    Create multiple checklists (for different people or different sections of a task)

    107 votes

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  8. prioritization of tasks

    Should be able to track effort and impact of each task to help with prioritization.

    107 votes

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  9. More than 1 checklist + Delegate checklist Item to a Specific user

    Ability to create more than one checklist in the same task and ability to delegate a checklist item to a user, individually, with delivery date and reminder/notification (only those users present in the task).

    107 votes

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  10. Tag or @ people in comments section

    It would be nice to be able to tag or @ people in the comments section so they get a notification.

    105 votes

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  11. Copy or Move Buckets across plans.

    Would like to be able to move or copy a bucket to a different plan.

    105 votes

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  12. archive completed plans

    The ability to archive completed plans/project is important because of all the important conversations and history recorded with the project. If someone wanted to come back to a completed project and review comments and decisions that were made, the archive is essential.

    The option to only delete a plan means you loose everything and all the benefit of tracking and collaborating with a team to begin with. Why do all of this if you will just loose it all.

    104 votes

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  13. Restrict Access to Assigned Plan or Bucket

    As of now, if a user is assigned to a task, they are automatically added as members of an entire plan, and all subordinate buckets.

    In events where buckets or tasks have some independence of one another, it would be great if members assigned to a given task were not automatically able to access all other tasks in the same bucket or all other buckets in the same plan.

    103 votes

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  14. Stop Planner creating a new email address for a private plan

    Planner is a great collaborative tool but also very useful to use just on an individual basis for own tasks and responsibilities. However, if you create any new plan, it automatically creates a new email address for that plan that is immediately visible in the organisations address book/contact list in Outlook. It would be useful if you had the option just to use planner without it doing this.

    101 votes

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  15. "Your session has expired. Can you please sign in again? Sorry for any inconvenience" Box pops up every few minutes.

    It is very annoying to have the session expired box continually pop up - even when actively using planner and creating/updaing tasks etc.

    If this is to do with the auto refresh, can we at least have an option to turn the auto refresh off and manually sync.

    100 votes

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  16. User Defined Progress Descriptions

    Allow more control over the Progress setting on a task.

    For each plan / board the user should be able to manage the Progress stages allowing more control when tracking the state of a task.

    100 votes

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  17. Printing Plan

    I'd love to be able to print the plan itself, preferably in a timeline manner for reference and reporting.

    98 votes

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  18. Attach a URL link to local server, folder, or file.

    Be able to drag file, folder or Server onto card and have Planner add the URL. This URL could then be clicked on by any team member and either Explorer/file manage shows the file/folder or IE, or browser of choice.

    If dragging not possible, then be able to Browse for the item to be added, without adding as an attachment, but a link.

    At the moment, cant' add links to local files on the PC, or Folders, or any server locations.

    Ideal for task management where the files need to remain local (within the business) for security reasons.

    Many orgs…

    97 votes

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  19. Outlook integration

    Planner I want to see calendars and tasks in Outlook

    97 votes

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  20. 97 votes

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