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  1. Add/Remove Labels, Sort Labels, More Label Colors

    To summarize these requests, we’d like the following:

    1) The ability to add and remove labels.
    2) When the “Group by Labels” option is selected, the ability to change the order of the columns (e.g., “Move right” and “Move left” similar to the “Group by Bucket” column)
    3) In the Task view, the ability to change the order of the label tabs.
    4) The ability to change the color of the labels and add more colors.

    Here's a list of many feedback entries requesting these ideas:

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/31403095-add-more-label-colors

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/17918341-make-the-label-colors-changeable-also-allow-for-m

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/31626616-recolour-and-reorder-labels

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/17967055-more-labels

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/19589152-allow-for-unlimited-labels-in-tasks

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/31623910-change-plan-and-labels-colour

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/36353911-add-more-labels

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/35068120-new-labels

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/20144404-more-labels-more-colors

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/35542840-give-permission-with-more-labels-and-color

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/32954773-can-we-please-please-have-more-labels-available

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/35248801-is-it-possible-to-have-more-than-6-labels-or-user

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/34999261-label

    https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/34999273-label

    137 votes
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  2. Notify people assigned to a Task when it is changed/updated or when a comment is captured

    A colleague and I own a task, however when I added a comment and changed the due date on it, I was the only one receiving an email about it, which is really pointless given I know what changes I made and would rather the other people assigned to it received that email/notification/update... Please can this be changed?

    26 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Integrate Planner actions with OneNote

    You can create actions in OneNote from meetings and it would be great if this would link out to Planner.

    31 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. A view to see all tasks from planners in all channels in a Team

    You can see all tasks from a Planner in a channel

    But you can't see all tasks from multiple Planners in a channel

    And you can't see all tasks from all the Planners that are created in Team

    Basically you can't get a view from multiple Planners...yes, the My Tasks feature allows you to see your tasks across multiple Planners

    ...but a project lead would be interested in seeing all tasks from the multiple planners that exist in a Team

    The only hack is for the project lead to assign themselves every task, then the problem is you can't filter…

    23 votes
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    3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Email notifications for Guest users

    Guest users should be notified by e-mail for any new assignments, due dates and late tasks. At the moment, only Members and Owners receive reminders for assigned tasks.

    1. When a task is assigned to a guest, they should receive an e-mail with the information sent to their e-mail address outside of the Office 365 tenant.

    2. Reminders sent to the guest's e-mail address

    3. Updates to the task sent to the guest's e-mail address.

    144 votes
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    15 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Copy Plan to Existing Group

    The ability to copy a Plan was recently released (see link below) but this only provides the ability to copy a plan to a new O365 Group. It does not provide the ability to copy a plan to an existing O365 Group. Most people do not want to create a new O365 Group for every Plan they have (Group sprawl). Please offer an option when copying a Plan to either target an existing Group or a new Group based on your preference.

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/copy-a-plan-50401e13-a25f-40df-93c6-b608cc28c3d4?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    29 votes
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    3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Using @mention in the planner comment box

    Does Microsoft have plans to add on the planner app, under the commenting function, calling out someone, using @mention function?

    90 votes
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  8. Overview of all Tasks created by me

    It would be nice if there was a view where i can see all Tasks which i have created. In the actual Version i have to assign myself to every Task i create to get an overview of all my created tasks.

    97 votes
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  9. 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

    79 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. For all comments, email notifications need to be sent to all assigned to that task.

    For all comments, email notifications need to be sent to all assigned to that task. That is the main use of Planner. If team members have completed their task; they can remove themselves from the assigned list, to stop the unwanted emails.

    90 votes
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    14 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Task Notifications and @mention in Planner

    1. Notifications to the task creator on any changes to a task's status in planner
    2. Email notifications should include the plan/board that that the task is associated to or a part of
    3. User should be able to @mention other users within a task
    4. User should be able to create private channels within a team

    120 votes
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    16 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. CREATE PARENT TASK, CHILDREN(SUB TASKS), GRANDCHILDREN (SUB TASKS OF SUB TASKS)

    Like in MS Project, we need to create the Parent Task and Sub-Tasks and Sub-Tasks of Sub Tasks and so on. If I am creating a webpage I need to create the Parent Task HOME and all sub-tasks (elements) that are included in HOME PAGE. Sub-Tasks of Sub Tasks would be the Sub Pages from the Parent HOME Page and so on. PARENT Task would have option to add Sub-Tasks. When we see the Parent Task we will also able to see all the sub-tasks list. If there are Sub-Tasks of Sub-Tasks we would also see in Parent task. This…

    36 votes
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  13. 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.

    26 votes
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  14. View completed tasks in Bucket chart

    We want to be able to see Completed tasks in the 'Bucket' chart. It makes no sense to hide them!

    Also, could the completed tasks not be crossed out, so they're easier to read once completed.

    Thanks

    175 votes
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    42 comments  ·  Charts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. import plans from excel

    Need to be able to import plans from another source - like excel, smartsheet, project, csv, etc.

    203 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Allow us to have Custom Progress Status’s

    It would be nice to be able to create custom status’s for your board.

    We use additional status’s for when we are working on a task. For example something may be in progress but we would set the status to Waiting on Customer or Pending Testing.

    It would be great to create our own status’s that can be applied to the Plan for better tracking.

    97 votes
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  17. Desktop Application

    Planner is a great application, but it definitely needs a desktop option, similar to Teams, for those of us at work. I love having Planner on my phone, but I would like to optimize planner via my desktop on M-F.

    161 votes
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  18. Allow guest users to comment on a task

    If guest user adds task to my plan and I ask additional questions in comments - the guest user will need to reply somehow. I can't understand why guest comments are blocked.

    188 votes
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  19. Windows Universal App (UWP app)

    A windows universal app that will run on desktops and other windows devices

    2,330 votes
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    551 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello all,

    As an update, we’ve paused work on this item to pursue wrapping up work on a few other high priority asks.

    We appreciate your patience and feedback on this, and hope to resume work on this soon. Please keep voting and letting us know that you’d like to see in a Planner UWP app!

    Cheers,

    The Planner Team

  20. Allow multiple checklists/due dates per checklist items on a card.

    The ability to add multiple checklist to a Planner Card significantly increases the flexibility of use cases for Planner Cards. Additionally, adding the ability to add due dates to each item on a checklist enhances the ability to manage the activity documented in the Card.

    195 votes
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