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formatting within a task

SK

Anyone know how you can make a list within a task? For example, a shopping list with returns such as:
Go to hardware store for:
nails
hammer
tape measure
paint
painter's tape

I've copied and pasted lists into Todoist and the formatting was retained, but I haven't figure out the magic keystrokes to make returns at will.

Anyone?

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David Trey staff
Replied on Jan 18, 2013 - 11:37

Hello Sarah,

The best way to create such task list is to make a parent task called "Go to hardware store" and then add each part of your shopping list as a sub-task so "nails", "hammer" etc. would be the child tasks.

To create a sub-task, simply click on the arrow icons on the right side of the task input field or use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+RightArrow while adding or editing a task to indent it.


Best regards,
David

SK
sarah kirn
Replied on Jan 18, 2013 - 12:25

Hi David,

Yes, I know about parent and child tasks. I was specifically interested in how to create lists within a task - within a single child task or a single parent task. Sounds like you don't know how to do that.

For now I'll stick with my workaround.

cheers,
Sarah

David Trey staff
Replied on Jan 18, 2013 - 13:07

Sarah,

We recommend to use the Todoist Premium feature - task notes to add more text to a task. You could break a line within a task using Ctrl+M, but it's a no longer supported feature and we advise against using it as it may and will affect the display of such tasks on our mobile apps and we can't guarantee that it will be supported in the future.


Best regards,
David

SK
sarah kirn
Replied on Jan 18, 2013 - 13:14

OK. Thanks.

cheers,
Sarah