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  1. Dashboard showing tasks in timeline/calendar view (like a gantt chart).

    I would like to see a dashboard showing tasks in chronological order that populates as I add tasks. I would like to see this in a calendar/timeline view.

    I would also like to be able to sort tasks within a bucket by chronological or reverse chronological order.

    247 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Charts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Multiple people assigned to a card

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

      245 votes
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        Completed  ·  9 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • allow @mentions in post from within the planner app

        when writing posts on tasks in planner app, @mentions are not allowed like in Groups conversations, same should be allowed

        239 votes
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          23 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • More Labels

          Add the option to make more than the default number of labels

          239 votes
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            17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Integrate these tasks w/ Outlook tasks

            I now have two task lists in the MS Office suite. Any chance I can add tasks to planner and have them show up in my Outkook task list?

            238 votes
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              10 comments  ·  iOS App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • More labels

              Please can we create more labels we have large teams now using Planner and they need more labels to distinguish projects

              235 votes
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                28 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Integrate Planner with Excel for mass updating / entry of tasks

                when creating a new plan or maintaining a larger plan the data entry is pretty cumbersome. Integrating this with Excel would make this process much easier and allow the plans to scale better in terms of initial start-up time as well as ongoing maintenance.

                234 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Don't automatically create a Group with a Plan

                  I want to be able to create Plans that correspond to existing SharePoint Team sites.

                  Therefore I do not want to create another similar named Group at the same time, this is just confusing for users, (and also I don't want them saving documents in this new Group instead of the Team Site.)

                  234 votes
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                    12 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Multiple Boards Per Plan

                    It'd be really nice to be able to add and manage multiple boards for a given plan. I'm thinking different boards for different work streams, backlog boards, building out boards for different sprints, etc.

                    I think this fits better into the 1-to-1 Group-to-Plan setup that you've already built than the multiple plans per group request, though that would be a work around for this kind of thing if you can move tasks between plans.

                    232 votes
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                      13 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Integrate with MS Project in O365

                      Does this interfaces with MS Project? This would be a much better way of creating, assigning, executing, and tracking project tasks as well as non-project/administrative tasks. Also, maybe the time invested in tasks could flow automatically to timesheets. Reducing or removing the time spent maintaining timesheets would be welcome.

                      228 votes
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                        13 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add a bucket-level chart

                        Add a chart that shows the distribution of tasks across buckets (and their completion status color coded like in others).

                        220 votes
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                          28 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!

                          Cheers,
                          The Planner Team

                        • Offline App

                          Having an offline app will help with keeping the plans up to date when you are not online. For example: preparing and updating plans on a plain

                          219 votes
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                            16 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Permissions Capability

                            Would like for Owner's in a Team, Group or Plan to be able to change user's/member's permissions within Planner so they can:
                            1) Contribute
                            2) Edit
                            3) Read-Only
                            4) No Access

                            208 votes
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                              33 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Copy buckets to new buckets or existing buckets

                              copy cards to different buckets

                              205 votes
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                                44 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add "Search" Task in order to find a task quickly

                                The Browser Version has it workaround through the browser search. In the iOS App, there is no chance to find a plan quickly if you have 180 plans like me ;-)

                                205 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  iOS App  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Thanks for the feedback! Near the top of the Planner Hub page in our iOS app, you’ll find the ability to search your plans by title. We’re also considering adding the ability to filter tasks on a plan board in our mobile apps, including filtering by keyword. Let us know what you think, we always appreciate it!

                                  -The Planner Team

                                • Add Planner Hub icon to the Outlook Group menu

                                  Most of the Office Planner features are available via the Group tab in Outlook with one major exception - an option to access the Planner Hub. To view this you have to use the O365 Planner app or go to tasks.office.com. Having it available directly from within Outlook would be a great enhancement!

                                  199 votes
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                                  • Make the dates in planner show up on the Calendar.

                                    When you set a task's date in Planner, it should also show up on your calendar. I can't see using Planner if it doesn't integrate into your calendar.

                                    194 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Ability to change background color

                                      I'd like to be able to change the background color - easier to identify what board I'm in + cards would stand out more. Depending on display we use, there is not enough contrast between cards and background, making it hard to see.

                                      193 votes
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                                      • Enable Grouping by label

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

                                        192 votes
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                                          10 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Logic Flow Connector

                                          Planner entities (Boards/Tasks) should act both as a trigger as well as an action recipient of Logic Flow as well as Azure Logic Apps. This way we can enable workflows integrating with external SaS apps (VSTS the obvious candidate) as well as internally within O365.
                                          Trigger examples: when a Task is closed, when a Task is (re)assigned, when a Task moved to another Bucket, when a Task is created.
                                          Action examples: create a Task, add comment/attachment, move to another Bucket, change Task priority/assignee (or more according to the Roadmap) - essentially whatever can be surfaced through the graph task api.

                                          191 votes
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