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Why are my tasks getting duplicated?

I've noticed that sometimes I'll make a task and it will create one duplicate of the that task. It seems to happen randomly, as I can't recreate it on-demand.
Today though, I created 2 tasks, then put my computer to sleep. When I came back to it, it had duplicated each of those tasks >20 times. I'll have to go through and delete them all by hand. :(
Is there a known fix for this bug?

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Natalie  premium
Replied on Jun 17, 2013 - 18:54 UTC

Actually, just discovered it was more than 2 tasks. It was all the tasks I made in the 10 minutes before I put my computer to sleep.

David Trey staff
Replied on Jun 17, 2013 - 18:55 UTC

Hello Natalie,

Unfortunately, unless we know how to trigger this issue and reproduce it, it's almost impossible to find the source of this issue. We've had such report in the past, we went through all the code that's handling adding tasks and couldn't find anything that causes it, we suspect it may happen on the front end of our app, but again - we need a way to trigger it.

That said, if there's anything that you know that causes it (for example - does it always happen when you add a task and put your computer to sleep?), please let us know. Also - are you accessing Todoist through the web, our plugins or desktop apps?


Best regards,
David

David Trey staff
Replied on Jun 17, 2013 - 18:57 UTC

Natalie,

Thank you for the follow-up, please let us know how are you accessing Todoist on your computer.

Also, to delete all the duplicates, you can hold the CTRL key while clicking on these tasks to multi-select them. You will then see a menu at the top allowing you to delete all selected tasks at once.


Best regards,
David

Natalie  premium
Replied on Jun 17, 2013 - 18:57 UTC

I'm accessing it through the web. I have a chrome plug in, but I didn't add tasks through that.

Natalie  premium
Replied on Jun 17, 2013 - 19:10 UTC

Also just noticed that all of my completed tasks for today have been duplicated. But I guess that's not really a big problem, because I get free karma :)