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  1. 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.

    4,101 votes
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      422 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thank you for your feedback and patience!

      We’ve delivered the ability to copy a task within a plan, and are currently working to understand the steps that need to take place first to enable this functionality. In the meantime, please continue to share your thoughts and scenarios with us – we read and value all of your comments.

      Cheers,

      The Planner Team

    • Task Templates

      Allow the creation of "Task Templates", which have a default set of properties (due one week from today, checklist items, assignment, etc.)

      2,361 votes
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        134 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Thank you for your feedback! We’ve delivered our first step, which is the ability to copy a task within a board.

        We are now exploring options for different template experiences. Here’s the thread to follow along with our conversation on Plan templates: https://planner.uservoice.com/forums/330525-microsoft-planner-feedback-forum/suggestions/11332998-provide-the-ability-to-create-plan-templates-with

        Regarding templates for individual tasks, we would love to hear more about specific scenarios you would use this. Any examples or ideas are appreciated!

        - The Planner Team

      • View All Tasks Assigned To a Single Person

        Currently tasks can be viewed by Assigned To only within a particular Project. It would be helpful to search globally in Planner by Assigned To rather than having to review assignments Plan by Plan. This change would make evaluation of workloads much easier.

        1,826 votes
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          138 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Thanks for sharing your feedback.

          We would like to hear more about how you would utilize this view. If you have a particular scenario or set of teammates for which you’d like to view tasks for, please share below!

          Cheers,
          The Planner Team

        • Mark a task as a prereq or dependency on another task i.e. relationship

          Would be useful to set a task as requiring another task to complete before it can change state.

          762 votes
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            16 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Time tracking for cards

            Track the time spent on each card by each member that worked on it would be very useful, further with reports to easily consume this information.

            Besides, if tasks were imported from Project (where work hours should be set by task)... time input could help to calculate the completion status.

            732 votes
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              52 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Hide (Archive) completed Buckets

              When completing Buckets it would be nice to be able to hide them so they don't take up space, but you still keep them in the statistics.

              606 votes
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                54 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Function to add more Labels

                Sometimes the Labels are not enough, for example if you use it to tag different departments or functions

                466 votes
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                  122 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Be able to delete and/or edit comments

                  It does not appear to be possible to delete comments once posted. It would be useful to be able to delete and/or edit these comments.

                  250 votes
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                    29 comments  ·  Boards  ·  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.

                    163 votes
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                      6 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Assign checklist item to specific individuals

                      This would be great to have when it's a bigger task that has several folks working on specific elements of it.

                      122 votes
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                        14 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Option to have a simple Gant chart view

                        To map out tasks with start stop
                        Option to view by swim lane (bucket / assigned)

                        113 votes
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                        • Add new progress descriptions

                          The progress descriptions are too simple. You should be able to create new ones, like planning, design, testing etc.

                          113 votes
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                            13 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • add dates to checklists

                            Ascribe a date to the items in a checklist, as at the moment there is only the task timeline that is available. It would help to breakdown the expectations associated with a task especially if it would be pointless to spread it across multiple cards.

                            101 votes
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                              7 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • User-Defined Status/Stages

                              Presently, to define status of a task, there are only three options available with the user, namely, Not Started, In Progress, Complete.

                              Provision to user's to create more status-tags will help track the status.

                              98 votes
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                                19 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Support individual card colors in Board view to allow visual organization of different types of work.

                                I recognize that the current label system has the advantage of assigning multiple colored labels to a card, but the visual indicator is too small to be useful in a busy board view. If I use color to indicate types of work flowing through the "Plan", it would be useful to scan colored cards and get a sense for what types of work were in process. It seems most online Kanban boards support this.

                                87 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow more than 21 items in a check list

                                  Currently We can only add 21 items in a checklist, Currently that limits quite a few number of our boards. We would like more

                                  OR

                                  We would like the ability to add Multiple different checklists in a single card.

                                  85 votes
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                                  • Add additional Agile statuses of 'Backlog' and 'On hold' to the Progress view to make it a KanBan

                                    Need to add additional statuses to create a KanBan view. The names don't have to be the same as this, but there needs to be something like Backlog, for unprioritised items that have not been reviewed, and On Hold or similar for those tasks that cannot be completed at the moment.

                                    81 votes
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                                    • Enable drag & drop in Safari (Mac)

                                      Despite the fact that Safari is listed as the default Mac OS X browser for Office 365, drag and drop functions in O365 are generally not supported. In Planner, Safari (Mac) - at least for me - does not allow reordering of items in a checklist, tasks on the Board, or dragging a task from one bucket to another. All of these work fine in Chrome (Mac) and Firefox (Mac).

                                      72 votes
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                                      • Allow re-ordering of tasks and items in checklists

                                        Drag and drop or some other method of changing order of tasks and items in checklists

                                        I like to think tasks higher in a list need to be done first, Planner doesn't have any method for prioritizing so at least let us manually move things around so they make sense, more generally allow tasks to be linked so we can optionally make some tasks dependent on other tasks, that order can be displayed either as an ordered list or better if the dependencies were visually apparent using some other means.

                                        71 votes
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                                          5 comments  ·  Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          67 votes
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