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  1. Control sharing of individual checklist items

    So that I can have one checklist that I can share with others and still have some private TODOs within

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      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • Simplify hierarchy hoisting with straightforward up-down navigation and breadcrumbs

        Limiting viewing context is, I think, a key feature in outlining. At the moment the 'hoisting' functionality is only half way there.

        What I'd like to see is a simple, persistent way to maintain isolation/focus on one part of the hierarchy, and then navigate upwards / downwards through an easy shortcut, without having to use the '...' button (whose functionality I find quite confusing...).

        I second the request for 'breadcrumbs' at the top.

        Workflowy does this sort of thing really elegantly, although the rest of its feature set and general usability is nowhere near a match for checkvist.

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          planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add an option to show task hierarchies on search pages

          Currently when you search or display due tasks, or search for tasks - the tasks hierarchy is flatten on the search page. It would be great to have an ability to view task hierarchy itself, because in my example I've a lot of similarly named tasks but in different hierarchies.

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          • Export and link a task or task hierarchy to a Youtrack / Jira issue

            When in a design meeting, freeform editing like in Checkvist is very useful, but it's a lot of work to copy and paste Checkvist text into the issue tracker. Exporting directly from Checkvist would be awesome. The "highest level" task should be the issue title and the child tasks should be added to the issue description.

            Exported tasks should be clearly marked and link to the corresponding Jira / Youtrack issue.

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            • 11 votes
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                • Allow simultaneous editing

                  the way Google Docs does.

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                  • Add checkboxes to the mobile version of the site so on a mobile device it is easy to close items.

                    On a mobile device, my primary use is to actually DO things on the list, so after I do them, I want to easily check them off.

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                    • Tabbed checklists

                      I'd love to be able to have three or more lists open, see them all as tabs, and switch back and forth with a single click . . . just like a modern browser.

                      And I'd *really* love to be able to save a configuration of which set of lists open upon startup . . . just like a modern browser.

                      ActionOutline has tabbed lists, but not the "homepage" configuration feature. For me, it's your closest rival.

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                      • Search for tasks without due date

                        I use the due dates to manage tasks across multiple lists. I worry that I may have missed adding a date to a task in one of my lists and, as a result, may never complete that item. It would be useful to have the ability to search across all lists for all items that do not have due dates assigned.

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                        • Drag and Drop into Calendar view

                          It would be great to have a calendar view of the current week (or day, or month) next to the checklist (where the keyboard hints are currently displayed) and being able to drag and drop tasks into the calendar.
                          This calendar view would be awesome to schedule your day and week based on your priority, and have a quick view on what needs to be done today.
                          If you couple that with Google Calendar integration and a full iphone app, you've got yourself the dreamiest organizational tool of all times!

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                          • Attaching lists to URL (chrome app)

                            How it must work: when i open the website page i click on Chekvist app icon and attached to current URL (or just domain) list opens automaticaly.

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                            • Plain text export should include numbers

                              If I have "Show as a numbered list" turned on, and then I export to plain text, the export should include the numbers.

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                              • Introduce WebHooks and push notifications

                                Push notifications from Checkvist, tunable, to allow integrations with Slack or other tools - on specific changes in lists.

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                                  2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 10 votes
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                                  • Add images easily

                                    Be able to highlite an image and add it to a list using the 2Checkvist button.
                                    Also be able to past a link URL and have it automatically converted to an image

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                                    • Allow global styling by the user

                                      Allow me to set the styling for an outline. Looks like there are fairly limited elements -- three fonts, line spacing at perhaps three levels, and indent spacing(s). Might also allow the expand/contract symbol to vary.

                                      I consider this quite important, as I'd like styling to squeeze more on a page, with tighter spacing and smaller fonts. Web 2.0 sort of styling is nice for presentation, but not so practical for working documents.

                                      9 votes
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                                        8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        By the moment, you can modify Checkvist presentation in the PRO plan. You can alter some colors, and provide advanced custom CSS styles which allow to change the font size. But this requires hard CSS coding. We need to provide simple way to specify different styles for a list.

                                        The sample CSS for reducing font size in the list is:
                                        ul.topLevel li { font-size: 12px;}
                                        ul.topLevel ul li, ul.topLevel ul li.task { font-size: 10px;}

                                        Some more customisation samples can be seen in this list: https://checkvist.com/checklists/486715

                                      • Predecessor/Dependent On

                                        I really need the ability to list any predecessors a task has... or to put it another way, I need to record the tasks that a certain task is dependent on. I have been evaluating veoproject, which allows this using task id numbers that are autoupdated as the task list is altered) but I like your interface better so I hope you will add this!

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                                        • Be able to enter and display a tag at beginning of a list item rather than at the end

                                          Helps with natural language entry (e.g. #do research for project)

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