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Setting annual and monthly recurring tasks

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I can't seem to create recurring tasks that set annually or monthly. I've tried:

"every year after 1 Feb"
"annually after 1 Feb"
"every 1 year after 1 Feb"

AND

"every 2 months after 1 Feb"
"every 4th saturday"

None of these works. Is Toodoist capable of these settings or is my syntax incorrect?

Regarding the annual issue, I suppose I could say something like:

"every 365 days starting 1 Feb" - think that would work, but that seems awkward given what toodooist appears to be able to understand.

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Aygul Zagidullina staff
Replied on Feb 04, 2014 - 04:03

Hello chilwin,

To set recurring dates for your tasks, you can use:
* every 12 months starting 1 Feb - completing this will result in a due date 12 months from 1 Feb
* after 12 months starting 1 Feb - completing this will result in a due date 12 months from the completion date

* every 2 months starting 1 Feb - completing this will result in a due date 2 months from 1 Feb
* after 2 months starting 1 Feb - completing this will result in a due date 2 months from the completion date

every 4th saturday - could you please try this again, it should work just fine but please let me know if doesn't

https://todoist.com/Help/DatesTimes

Best regards,
Aygul

David Trey staff
Replied on Feb 04, 2014 - 07:08

Hello,

Aside from what Aygul mentioned, you can also use "every 1 Feb" or "ev 12 May" for annual dates :)


Best regards,
David

MB
Matt Berther premium
Replied on Apr 18, 2014 - 17:46

Id love to be able to do something like:

every 2nd Saturday in March

Is this possible?

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Apr 18, 2014 - 18:23

Hi Matt,

You can do "ev second saturday" but not specific to March.

Regards,
Brendon.

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Anna
Replied on May 09, 2014 - 16:36

examples like "after 2 months starting 1 Feb" don't work :-/

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on May 09, 2014 - 17:59

Anna,

How exactly does it not work? I just tried "every 2 months starting may 10" and it works as it should.

Regards,
Brendon.

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Anna
Replied on May 10, 2014 - 14:40

Every time I try to put it I got answer: "Nieprawidłowa data" which means "invalid / incorrect date".
Maybe it's problem of my native language? But other options which I put in, work in both language (polish and english).

David Trey staff
Replied on May 12, 2014 - 12:00

Hello Anna,

Assuming that you're using Todoist in Polish, I've added a task with this due date (as shown on our help page):

po 3 miesiącach początek 10 kwi

I then also tried:

po 2 miesiącach początek 1 lut
po 2 miesiącach pocz1 lut
po 2 mies pocz1 lut

and all of them were accepted as valid dates. Please clarify what exact text (copy/paste it) are you entering into the due date field while having Todoist set to what language in the setting?


Best regards,
David