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  1. Tool for administrator, padlock on task dates

    When the group sees their homework, they can not edit the start and end dates.

    5 votes

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  2. Assign "checklist items" from a task to specific users

    It would be great that you would be able to assign checklist items from a task to a specific user.
    The task might have 1 individual who is responsible (like a project manager), who creates a task.
    The task may have multiple checklist items, which then would have individual users who are responsible for those.

    4 votes

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  3. Archiving

    Hello, we use Planner in our organization and miss the possibility to archive plans. It would also be good if you could add more than 9 attachments to the plan, because otherwise the group work is very limited.
    Thanks

    4 votes

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  4. Label colors, categorization, Schedule colors & mouseover information, add GANTT chart view

    There are a lot of good features within Planner; however, there are a lot of things missing from it as well. Please add additional Label colors. Currently there are only like 6. When you use this for many projects across many individuals, having the ability to use more color codes would be a significant help. Additionally, have the color codes flow over to the Schedule view. Presently, everything is just gray. This makes it difficult to distinguish one project task from another. When you look at the Schedule view, you see the task title but not the Bucket or project/person…

    4 votes

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  5. Create Schedule a Meeting in Microsoft Planner

    Improve the Planner to create meeting schedule and send to member of planner team.

    4 votes

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  6. Task dependencies! One can't even plan a wedding without this!

    Dear Planner Team,

    I work for a very large company that is in the process of rolling out Trello because Planner lacks this ONE feature.

    We get it.

    Microsoft needs to be careful not to cannibalize it's Project business.

    That said, there are plenty of other vital features in Project that will sustain that product.

    Have you never heard of the Innovator's Dilemma?

    Allowing the low end of the market to be stolen out from beneath you is a very un-Christensen thing to do.

    4 votes

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  7. Need the ability to add hours budget and actual for a given task.

    We work with multiple projects (plans) using multiple tasks and resources on each project, sometimes multiple resources on any given task. While having a start date and end date would be essential to get any sort of timeline view, either on a Calendar/Schedule/Gantt view, we also need to see the budgeted hours and the actual hours charged against that task to know if we are within budget, as well as on time.

    4 votes

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  8. Can you change the tasks to have date and time and recurrence? This way you can use the panner to have the task also be a meeting.

    Can you change the tasks to have date and time and recurrence? This way you can use the panner to have the task also be a meeting.

    4 votes

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  9. estimated start and end

    start end end times can often be a bit fuzzy when a project first begins. it'd be helpful to have the option to note start and end times as estimated and for the graphic to change on the Schedule view to indicate that detail (a bar end points change to an arrow or dashed look maybe?)

    4 votes

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  10. Prioritize tasks in schedule view

    If there are multiple tasks on a given day in the "schedule" view, I would like to prioritize those tasks. I am not able to drag and drop to prioritize the tasks in the "schedule" view, but I can do the same in the "board" view. As a workaround, I go between schedule view and Board view, but that is not very efficient.

    4 votes

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  11. Non-working days in Planner

    When a task is assigned start and end dates, it is usually taken into account if weekends have working days or not but this cannot be shown in the Schedule view as it currently shows tasks running across weekends.

    There should be a way to enable either Saturday/Sunday or both as non-working days for the task so that the actual days the task is worked on is shown in the schedule view of a plan.

    4 votes

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  12. Create key dates in schedule view (which are not cards)

    It would be great to be able to mark key dates in the schedule view for upcoming events/milestones/gateways that are not tasks in themselves, but need displaying in the plan.

    This is a little like the '0' days option for tasks in MS Project.

    For example, we often need to show key meetings for approvals, board meetings etc. and organise other tasks around these. Without this feature we have to refer back and forth between Outlook and Planner to see where key dates are, or create a card as a placeholder for the date (but it remains incomplete and unassigned…

    4 votes

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  13. Need Option to Change Week Start to Monday

    We need to have the option to make the week start on Monday.

    3 votes

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  14. Microsoft Planners Buckets back up

    Some times due to user error a bucket of tasks can be deleted and it would be good to have a backup for that.

    3 votes

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  15. Enter a start time and a deadline

    The same area where you add the deadline pr day - it would be nice if you could make it, from a hour aswell.

    Like: 12:00 01-01-2020 - deadline: 15:00 02-01-2020

    3 votes

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  16. Copy a task with link i.e. the same task could be seen in two different Teams

    It would be great if it was possible to copy a task with link i.e. the same task could be seen in two different Teams. When modifying one of them the other would update automatically

    3 votes

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  17. Work hours on schedule

    Now you can plan per day, but it would be nice if you could also give the task a time. for example, if you only have 1 hour to finish it. If this can also be clocked in the system then you know at the end of the project if you are positive or negative in your planning. is it possibible to add sub-users by mentioning names. If people don't have a personal e-mail address but work together with one e-mail adress. For example: the workshop includes: klaas / piet/ jan. task 1 is for klaas, but another part is…

    3 votes

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  18. Have an option to automatically change end date, when dates are being updated

    Similar to MS Project plan, if the remaining dates can update automatically it will great.

    3 votes

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  19. Lock MS Planner template so that users can copy the plan but are not able to modify the "template"

    Hello everybody,

    what I would like to have is one plan with a certain set of tasks. To this plan, I want to invite a certain group of people who could use this set of tasks for their projects. Therefore, they could duplicate this "template" by copying the plan and name it according to the individual project having the same To-Dos as the template and then start working in their project-specific plan and change tasks, complete tasks, invite project team members etc.

    In case there are various persons invited to the initial template and it is not somehow locked, I…

    3 votes

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  20. Include a print option for the groups... (day view) or by (week view)

    incorporate a option to print out the planner ... with a focus on different views of the week, day or month.

    3 votes

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