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  1. View Buckets progress as charts

    This seems to have been mentioned in many different ways as suggestions, this really is essential to use as a project management tool, any PM needs to be able to report & track stages of a project, not just tasks.

    29 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Charts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We’ve just added a bucket chart to the Planner charts view!

    Go to tasks.office.com to check it out and let us know what you think! “Leave feedback” from the setting menu or tweet using #MicrosoftPlanner.

    Cheers,
    The Planner Team

  2. Remove 250 task limit per person per plan.

    Currently, there is a 250 task limit per person per plan. The error states “You've run out of space! Delete some old tasks and projects to continue creating new ones.” Removing completed tasks defeats the purpose of using Planner as a historical task tracker if resources are limited to 250 tasks.
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeother-msowin10/planner-cant-submit-more-tasks-for-a-specific/12fee9a1-9681-4c12-9920-1b9aa43a4ba7

    734 votes

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    105 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This limit has been removed – users can now have thousands of tasks assigned to them.

    We’re continuing work around performance and actively monitoring how many users hit this limit. So far, we only have seen users with unchecked Flows/automated task assignments hitting this limit.

    We are planning on publishing formal documentation around all of our Planner limits once we’ve completed more performance work, but don’t have anything to share at this time.

    Cheers,
    The Planner Team

  3. Missing email notification for Task assignments

    Planner is not sending my team members email notifications when they are assigned a task. What can I do to make it happen?

    173 votes

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    30 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Multiple people assigned to a card

    Need multiple people assigned to a card to show there is collaboration on a project.

    247 votes

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    Completed  ·  9 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. I really loved it. But I am wondering if there can be multiple task owners for one task.

    I created a task, which has two owners in actual. For example, there is a presentation being conducted by two members, I should be able to make two owners instead of one.

    420 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Checklist Improvement

    The checklists need to be more edit friendly. Also sometimes my checklists that I fill out with 10-12 pieces of information either completely disappear or half way disappear. Sometimes my descriptions also disappear.

    27 votes

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    6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We believe the issues outlined in this thread have been resolved. If you experience any other issues with the Checklist, please start a new thread for visibility.

    Thanks for your feedback!

    -The Planner Team

  7. Due date notification

    If a task is late (the due date has passed), please make sure to send a notification to both the owner and anyone related to the task (coworkers, team leader,...).

    3,927 votes

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    113 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 259 votes

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    18 comments  ·  APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Increase task description character limit

    The current 1,000 character limit for tasks description is far too small. This should be increased massively or be unlimited.

    67 votes

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    8 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Copy a task

    Need the ability to copy a task, including the checklists and other items within the task. This would allow one to set up a template task, then create many tasks using that template task. This is a different request than the many copy suggestions that have been made already.

    1,387 votes

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    134 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Allow Tasks to be moved between Plans/Boards.

    Currently you can only move Tasks to different Buckets within a Plan/Board. It would be very useful to be able to also copy or move them to different Plans/Boards that you are a member of.

    4,976 votes

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    526 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback! We’ve improved the ‘Copy task’ dialogue so you can chose a different plan to send a copy of a task to! We’ll be exploring and expanding the ways in which you and your team can organize work in Planner, and hope this will be a helpful step forward.

    Here’s an article to learn more about this feature: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=872349

    Let us know what you think below! Thanks again for taking the time to vote for this idea.

    Cheers,

    The Planner Team

  12. Show task progress filter by Bucket and Member

    Show task progress filter by Bucket and Member

    68 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Charts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We’ve just added a bucket chart to the Planner charts view!

    Go to tasks.office.com to check it out and let us know what you think! “Leave feedback” from the setting menu or tweet using #MicrosoftPlanner.

    Cheers,
    The Planner Team

  13. Show task progress by Bucket, not just by Member

    On the Charts screen, there is a large graphic showing task progress by Member. Add the ability to pivot this on Bucket as well.

    22 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback. We’ve just added a bucket chart to the Planner charts view!

    Go to tasks.office.com to check it out and let us know what you think! “Leave feedback” from the setting menu or tweet using #MicrosoftPlanner.

    Cheers,
    The Planner Team

  14. 1,619 votes

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    269 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Copy plan is now available in Planner’s Web App! The Planner team is excited to release this functionality and would love to hear how we can improve upon this moving forward. Please comment below to let us know what you think!

    More about Copy plan here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Planner-Blog/Planner-s-new-copy-plan-feature-helps-streamline-work-management/ba-p/364048#.XIYZg2dGIfQ.twitter

    Cheers,
    The Planner Team

  15. 570 votes

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    39 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for everyone’s patience on this item. We’ve completed our first item in this space. We now set Task Activity Email Notifications (Assign and Complete) to Off By Default. Plan/Group owners can turn this setting on/off in the “Edit Plan” dialog.

    We still have additional work planned in this area such as providing more granular controls to which activities will trigger notifications and more control over cases where you’ve been assigned tasks.

    Thanks again for the feedback!

  16. 2,063 votes

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    140 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello All! The priority feature is complete! Priority is rolled out to production across the Web and Teams. It’s also available in the mobile app an in the beta endpoint for the MS graph API. We’ve also updated the charts view to include a priority chart .

    Please give it a try and let us know what you think! If there’s something you’d like us to improve upon, please find and vote on that suggestion or create a new one so we can prioritize accordingly.

    for more info on the priority field, check out:
    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/planner-blog/task-priorities-in-planner-getting-clear-visibility-into-what/ba-p/927542
    and https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/planner-blog/priority-chart-new-insights-into-your-planner-boards/ba-p/1132349

  17. Add or Integrate Planner Tasks with a Calendar

    Calendar integration. Add tasks and their status on a calendar.

    6,730 votes

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    378 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello!

    Thank you again for your feedback and patience. We’re happy to announce that the schedule view of tasks is fully implemented and the iCalendar format feed is coming soon! Head over to tasks.office.com to check it out!

    Here’s a link to our support article to learn more about viewing your tasks on a calendar: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/view-your-tasks-on-a-calendar-8647d2c9-9bc7-466a-b5b3-74b3596fade2?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    If you’re still interested in an integration with Outlook, please follow along with the conversation on this thread: https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/11037114-integration-with-outlook-tasks

    We’d love to hear your thoughts on these two new features! Feel free to comment below, send us a smile through the O365 menu (select the question mark icon, click ‘feedback’, then include the word “Planner”), or tweet using #MicrosoftPlanner.

    Cheers,

    The Planner Team

  18. Enable Grouping by label

    Enabling the Group by lable would be a good thing - so that the differing workstreams can be easily seen

    195 votes

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  19. Offer option to stop posting Planner activities in Group conversations

    Group conversations get quite cluttered with activities in Planner eg. Task xyz assigned to John Smith. Would like the option to turn this off

    117 votes

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    13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback. We now set posting Task Activity (Task Assign and Complete) to the Group Conversation to Off By Default. Plan/Group owners can turn this setting on/off in the “Edit Plan” dialog.

  20. Allow external users to view/edit tasks.

    We have sub consultants that we collaborate with on a daily basis. It would be nice to have different levels of permissions to view tasks, edit tasks, and / or create tasks.

    2,794 votes

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