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  1. Make headings clickable in My Tasks

    If I choose to group My Tasks by Plans, the plan name is visible at the top of each "bucket". These names would be awesome if they were clikcable links to each respective plan. Makes it faster to navigate :)

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    • My task is visible to others as well. How to block viewing other tasks

      My task is visible to others as well. How to block viewing other tasks

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      • Add all types of pictures to Planner Card Overview

        Right now we can only show PNG files in the card overview.
        It would be nice to have JPG and JPEG as well.

        Thanks
        Thorsten

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          • Button create document

            A new button next to "Attach" to create a new document (word, excel..) in online mode and attach it to the task.

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            • Traceability

              There needs to be clear traceability for changes. I haven't checked everything but certainly I can edit a checklist with no obvious record of what was changed and who by.

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              • Use panning hand to explore all Boards

                Would be very useful to have a panning hand available to explore all boards in a project. Should be easy to do as all you'd have to do is detect if the mouse is over a Board section or just the canvas.

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                  • Better 'all assigned tasks' view for reporting/presentation

                    There needs to be a view where you can see all assigned in progress tasks assigned to you in a list style view ... one row to a task.

                    Need to indicate progress, and somehow show current status of the task (maybe just which Bucket it is in as that is the status really).

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                      • Whole entries are disappearing. I had just decided to switch to use this and created 2 plans and now, over the weekend I have one.

                        Whole entries are disappearing. I had just decided to switch to use this and created 2 plans and now, over the weekend I have one.

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                        • One click "claim" or "take" an unassigned task

                          I'd love to see a shortcut on the board view to claim a particular card and immediately assign it to myself. This encourages team members to mark tasks that they're working on. Ideally, this would also change status to "In Progress" (with option to disable that feature).

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                          • Be able to program task edition on event

                            When your on the board, it will be nice to be able to program task modification on specific event like move the task on compartment like an IFTTT program.

                            I use planner as a kanban board (todo, in progress, done) with my team. It will by nice if I can program the assignment and the state change when someone drap and drop a task in the compartment 'in progress'. Or update the status when some change it from 'in progress' to 'done'.

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                              • Allow two (or more) boards to be viewed at the same time.

                                While it's great to have a board on screen, it would be better to be able to have related boards visible and interactive on the same screen. If a single card on a board could be moved to several other visible plans it would be ideal.

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                                • When a task is added to a card it should not also be an individual new card under the same bucket. The task should be within the card only.

                                  When a task is added to a card it should not also be an individual new card under the same bucket. The task should be within the card only.

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                                  • Add "everyone" to a plan

                                    the ability to have all users within a domain be added to a board

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                                    • allow more than 10 items to be displayed in the board at one time

                                      Number of items that are not completed are only 10. please allow more in the board view

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                                      • Change name of Board

                                        For someone who actually works with a Board of Directors, having a tab called Board is confusing.

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                                        • Assign tasks to a group/function/team (e.g. content, design, digital)

                                          It would be incredibly helpful if one group could assign tasks to another group/function/team and then the receiving team do the assignment to an individual for actioning.

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