Please add "Search" Task in order to find a task quickly
Thanks for your feedback!
We’ve improved upon the Filter menu within a plan to give provide options for viewing certain tasks within a board.
We are planning to expand upon both the Filter menu options while exploring how to build search functionality that can fulfill the needs mentioned on this thread. Please comment if there’s anything in particular you’d like for our team to consider!
The Planner Team
The filter seems to search only in card title, can you please expand that to the whole content within the card ans lists created please.
Work around: Add as much as possible in the Title which is searchable and takes up to 255 characters, Example:
Test the recent changes in DEV / DV2 was updated with the latest branch and Jeff QA'd it. The results should be XYZ, advise Bob if it doesn't pass.
hope that helps!
Search should be able to look at all fields, but particularly title, description and comments
Pranavaghanan Murugesh commented
The filter functionality could use some more improvements. Currently it can search for a keyword in the title. But it fails when we try to search with multiple keywords.
For example: Say there are 4 tasks with titles
CUST0001 - Home Designs Enterprises - Design July
CUST0001 - Home Designs Enterprises - Design August
In the case of 100s of tasks assigned for CUST0001, if I can filter out the first task by entering "CUST0001 July" it would be great.
Erik Carlsson commented
Free text search for all fields on a task (possibly with option to not search in description), selectively for all planner or a specific plan.
Available in web, Teams and mobile apps
When can we expect this functionality to be added?
Please add search functionality
Power search for all text in all fields, including comments field would be excellent - similar to what is provided in Microsoft OneNote
To be able to search for a tasks via subject matter or content keywords
PLEASE ADD SEARCH FUNCTION ASAP! This is crazy. Asana has it.
Need to be able to search all text on a card within one plan (rather than across ALL plans).
"just add a search, please, not filters" - like
Artem Makaryan commented
just add a search, please, not filters
Why cant you just add a search option in OWA when you are viewing tasks??
It is necessary to search from the mobile app for people who work outside the office
Felix VA commented
Filter don't work on Completed Tasks!!! :S
-> We really need a search function that works on all plans and all status and in all text (not only in Title). Please!!!!
Felix VA commented
Please!!! Power Search in ALL TEXT not only in Title! (*, and, or, -, etc)
Our organisation uses a number of Plans and often we find that a task could sit in more than one Plan (e.g. would "Improve HR system" sit in the HR Plan or the IT one?). It's therefore not always easy to remember where a task has been logged. Searching across all Plans is therefore vital to avoid duplication and user frustration in trying to find tasks which have already been logged.
Renata Meran commented
Please include the filter option in the app (for iphone) to enable to find a task quickly
Antal József commented
I would need the search function in order to have better transparency in Planner.
So far for the "big Picture" the Outlook task gives a better option.