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  1. Adjust the views of the cards

    Right now the view of the cards is very large. it would be great if they could be collapsed like the "Details", "Medium Thumbnails", and Large Thumbnails" of the tasks. When you have a lot of tasks it is difficult to view all the tasks at once when they are such large thumbnails of the task.

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      6 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Change board from public and private

      Would be great to change the boards viewing permissions

      25 votes
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        4 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Remove email disclaimer / signature from comments

        Currently email disclaimers / signature defined with Exchange transport rules, are appended to the comments, adding clutter. Even while from inside the app. Creating a task, assigning to a user... anything that happens from inside the app, should be dealt with the app itself. Why comments are routed through Exchange? Add the comment from the app, and after that shoot emails, not vice-versa.

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          5 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow Tasks to be moved between Plans/Boards - Reopen

          This task was CLOSED since the description said "copy or move" but the response is clearly we want to do what the subject line said.

          Currently you can only move Tasks to different Buckets within a Plan/Board. It would be very useful to be able to also move them to different Plans/Boards and retain history when reorganizing or re-assigning tasks.

          See discussion at https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/14890458-allow-tasks-to-be-moved-between-plans-boards

          24 votes
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          • 24 votes
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            • 24 votes
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              • privacy

                To be able to change the privacy of a board after creation.

                24 votes
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                • Use label color for card background

                  It would provide a better user experience if a card background color is set to its label color.

                  23 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • personal plans

                    I would be really useful to be able to create not just work (group plans) but also personal plans. Most of us work for a significant part of the day, allowing us to create our personal plans (which do not create email addresses, linked to ourselves only and each person could have a plan of the same name i.e. lunchtime shopping list). There should be a global admin ability to allow or block 'personal plans' as some organisations may be required not to allow this.

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                    • Allow for unlimited labels in tasks

                      Today, you can only have 6 labels on your board. Trello allows unlimited number of labels. These are useful for categorising tasks and other function but having only 6 is limiting

                      23 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Just make it more like Trello already, or even Jira

                        The majority of the suggestions for Planner would be handled already if you simply made planner more like Trello.

                        I'm posting this idea to bring attention to the fact that several of the core ideas to Planner are "off", and if Planner were to simply follow Trello more, the tool would satisfy people's requirements for task boards and task board collaboration much better.

                        The major deficiencies are:
                        * lack of multiple boards per Group. The current Group = Board thing you've got going on makes Planner unusable to us currently.

                        * inability to assign multiple people to a task

                        *…

                        23 votes
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                          4 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Assign todo list

                          Within a task assign the todo list to people. You keep 1 task owner but (s)he can delegate from that task instead of creating multiple tasks that somehow must have a link to the first task....

                          23 votes
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                          • Tile buckets for easier overview

                            I find I forget that there are buckets to the left. It would be good to have a tile overview of all the buckets that could be expanded when necessary.

                            23 votes
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                            • due date and resource assignment for sub-tasks created within Tasks

                              Currently you can create sub task with tasks but you can not assign due date and resources to respective sub tasks.

                              22 votes
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                              • 22 votes
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                                • Subscribe to / watch card

                                  I cannot follow/subscribe to/ watch a single card but only boards. It is important to watch only individual cards. This feature should be implemented by a clickable icon in the card (no queries).

                                  22 votes
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                                  • Activity logging in a seperate part from remarks / notifications per task

                                    I want to see who dragged what task to where, added what en when in a task. Can you please make an auto activity log in a grey text per task?

                                    22 votes
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                                    • COMMENTS: Select, copy+paste, edit, delete

                                      I'd like to be able to select and copy + paste a comment or fragments of it elsewhere. I don't mean to copy the comment from a task to another, although it may be a good improvement too. It's just a simple copy and paste to an email, a word file, or anything...
                                      Also, edit and delete a comment would be really helpful.
                                      Thank you!

                                      21 votes
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                                      • 21 votes
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                                        • Add work in progress limits to be able to create a proper pull-system (like kanban)

                                          Add work in progress limits to be able to create a proper pull-system (like kanban)

                                          20 votes
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