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Attributing new task with a custom filter

JD

I have created some custom filters for example 'Urgent'. When I create a new task and 'Edit Task' I only see the option to add one of the original filters listed i.e. Priority 1, Priority 2...etc

How do I assign my new filter to a task?

Thanks

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Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Mar 24, 2014 - 02:14

Hi Jason,

Filters do not get added to tasks. They are ways to filter your task list. Priorities only show up in filters, because they are ways to filter tasks.

If you created a new filter, what did you enter as the filter syntax?

Regards,
Brendon.

JD
Jason Doggett premium
Replied on Mar 26, 2014 - 17:52

Thanks for you answer, my apologies for not getting back to you sooner, Brendon. I'm not sure what you mean by filter syntax? If you mean, what did I name my new filter? I used the 'Monthly Tasks' for one of them.

And if I'm not adding a filter to a task, then what am I doing when I right-click a task and chose from the pop-up box one of the four flags denoting a 'Priority'?

Thanks

Jason

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Mar 26, 2014 - 18:28

Jason,

The syntax, when you create a filter, it has a name, and then underneath the process that it needs to search for. So such as "today & @label1" is a filter. A priority can be part of a filter, such as "today & p1", or just "p1". Though, that is not adding a filter to a task, just adding a priority.

So under the filter name, what did you put? http://i.imgur.com/qRjZBbR.png

Regards,
Brendon.