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  1. Allow to set a maximum number of allowed tasks

    When managing tasks with my team I'd like to define a maximum number of allowed tasks per bucket (at least in a visual way, e.g. 7/5 in red) so I can see if my team moved too many tasks in a bucket.

    Also: Defining maximum number of tasks for each person so new task assignment isn't allowed when someone already has a lot of tasks.

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    • Allow user to create matrix planner view (rows/columns) with two group by ..

      This is more the 'swimlane' idea where I would like to be able to see, e.g. in the columns the progress, and in the rows the buckets (e.g. topics) or assigned to, to understand better resourcing conflicts (too much to do for one person) or how are we progressing on specific topics (projects = buckets/labels) given resource constraints. This is more for project or team managers as users.

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      • flags

        More colored flags! 6 isn't enough!

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        • Group by Label - Don't Change Order of Tasks

          I prioritize my tasks in my buckets from top to bottom. Top being high, bottom being low priority. I also use labels to categorize my tasks (Frontend, Backend etc.). When I now group by labels, my priorisation is lost (in this view) as the tasks are displayed in alphabetical order.

          Please make it so that the order that I created in my bucket remains the same even if I change the view. I know a lot of people prioritize like this, so it's an issue. Thanks guys!

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            • I'd like to sort buckets regarding to the initial letter of the headline.

              We're using Planner as a way to keep track of our consultants assignments and I'd like to sort the buckets after the initial letter of the headline - is that possible?

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              • Assign without inviting people

                Would be great to tag tasks with people (e.g. who you are blocked on, who you need to send emails to etc.) for a personal Kanban used by one person only. Without inviting them.

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                • Hide the name of the user assigned. It is distracting

                  The name of the user assigned it distracting. Make it so that it is default not visuble. Only when I click on it.

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                  • Allow the use of different font

                    It is very hard to see what the name of the task is visually. Use a different font for this or make it bold. Give us a setting. Something like that.

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                    • show labels on the task

                      Now you get the label in a small box on the right of the task. Make it so that it can show the text. I have to hoover of the color to see what it is.

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                      • show labels on the task

                        Now you get the label in a small box on the right of the task. Make it so that it can show the text. I have to hoover of the color to see what it is.

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                        • Ability to create a "blocked" card

                          This can be extremly important because it shows that work on this card and any card associated card can't move forward because there is a road block. Sometimes you need to see the visualization of what one card being blocked represents and the effect it has.

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                            • Fix dragging card into today list when list is empty

                              When grouped by Due Date, you cannot drag a card to today unless there is another card there. If you try dragging it, puts in completed status.

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                              • Fix dragging card into today list when list is empty

                                When grouped by Due Date, you cannot drag a card to today unless there is another card there. If you try dragging it, puts in completed status.

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                                • Arranje board by due date or start date

                                  The tasks board/buckets should have a option to be organizated by due date or start date (asc or desc) instead of havin' to manually drag them

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                                    • In order to use Acties as an actionlist it would be helpfull if an unique attribute, like a number, would be available. How to make visible?

                                      In order to use Acties as an actionlist it would be helpfull if an unique attribute, like a number, would be available. How to make it's unique attribute/number visible? Is not an idea but a question.

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                                      • Edit view option

                                        Ability to reduce text size and / or collapse activities to see entire list.

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                                        • I have some difficult to make a follow-up of the pendent task's, we have one option?

                                          I have some difficult to make a follow-up of the pendent task's, we have one option?

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