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Syntax poorly documented

MD

I would like to see a syntax reference with every function documented in a single place. This would include the commands available in the task title field (!p#, @label, <date>, etc) as well as the commands available is the subject line of an email sent to a project.

Currently, this info is spread across several pages and is very hard to find. I actually has to use Google to find the priority syntax.

Please improve on that.

Regards,
Mauricio

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David Trey staff
Replied on Jan 09, 2013 - 10:19

Hello Mauricio,

All documentation can be found in our "Help" section. Click on the question mark in the top-right corner and view the pages in the "Usage reference" section.

We will soon add a separate FAQ section with details about every syntax supported on Todoist.


Best regards,
David

Rodrigo Borges premium
Replied on May 01, 2014 - 22:19

Tooooootally agree with Mauricio. I love Remember the Milk for being clear about syntax.

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gaspar.pacheco premium
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 08:08

Hi David,

I've the same problem: where can I all about syntax?

Please.

Clyde Romo staff
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 08:11

Hi Gaspar,

Have you seen this link already: https://todoist.com/Help/DatesTimes ? It should contain the syntax that's acceptable in Todoist and some examples.


Regards,
Clyde

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gaspar.pacheco premium
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 08:16

Hi, Clyde

Thanks a lot about that.

It was so usefull.

However, I need to find something about complete syntax to creat tasks in one command line. For example, with RTM you can create something like this: Task 1 #label *every month 31 th !priority ...

I assume tht TodIst have it. Where is that?

Best regards,

Clyde Romo staff
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 08:21

Hi Gaspar,

You can find those syntax below:

Task description syntax:
https://todoist.com/Help/TextFormatting
https://todoist.com/Help/Labels

Due date and reminder syntax:
https://todoist.com/Help/DatesTimes
https://todoist.com/Help/Reminders


Regards,
Clyde

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gaspar.pacheco premium
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 09:36

Thanks Clyde but, Its'nt enough.

Simple question: How must be the syntax for a command line that create the next task:?
Task: Test task
Due date: 15oct14 10:00am
Project: Work
Label: test
Remider: every day at 03:00pm starting on 10oct
Repeat: every day since 10oct until 14oct.

Please, consider that I need only one command line.

Best regards,

Clyde Romo staff
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 09:42

Hi Gaspar,

Unfortunately, using only one command line is not possible yet. You'll have to type it to at least 3 fields to achieve what you're wanting to do.


Regards,
Clyde

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gaspar.pacheco premium
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 09:44

When did ToDoIst could have that functionality?

Did you know that RTM have it?

Clyde Romo staff
Replied on Aug 17, 2014 - 21:30

Hi Gaspar,

Yes, it was brought up by one of our users. Sadly, there are no current plans to implement it but we'll consider adding in the future.


Regards,
Clyde