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Sub-tasks

Hi,

Whilst I love sub-tasks (my reason for coming here from RTM), I'm getting increasingly frustrated with the fact they don't move with their parent when I re-order tasks, this leaves them assigned to a different parent task.

Example:

- task 1 v
-- subtask 1
-- subtask 2
- task 2

If I were to drag task 2 to between task 1 and subtask 1, then the two subtasks would now be assigned to task 2:

- task 1
- task 2 v
-- subtask 1
-- subtask 2

This is messy, dangerous and wrong.
Can you change the logic so that either a) a task dragged to a position below a task with subtasks is inserted below the subtasks or b) subtasks are assigned to a task in a hierarchical manner rather than being implied by position and indentation. I'd prefer option b. This would remove the need for user-set indentation.

Steve.

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Clyde Romo staff
Replied on Apr 28, 2014 - 07:34

Hi Steve,

Thank your for your feedback. Feel free to add this as a suggestion in the votebox https://todoist.com/Vote/ so other users can vote for it.

Regards,

Clyde

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luis3214 premium
Replied on Apr 28, 2014 - 08:28

Yes, please add this to the votebox!

Kelly premium
Replied on Jun 07, 2014 - 19:44

Absolutely!

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Rick premium
Replied on Jul 17, 2014 - 20:12

i agree. this is a must have for me.

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Trish Putnam premium
Replied on Jul 17, 2014 - 20:16

+1, definitely! That's an expected behavior - if a sub-task is associated with a parent task, it should move as a unit.

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Pert Eilers premium
Replied on Sep 14, 2014 - 14:29

This is, quite frankly, unforgivable behavior in a task management/productivity tool. I love the simplicity of TD, but I need to be able to see subtasks related to their primary task - and stay there. Losing the relationship between primary and subtasks is very bad. Having two tasks show up on the same "Today" view - one as a primary and the other as a secondary under the primary is messing up the whole point of "getting things done." Do a round of remote usability testing, and I bet your users will come up with workable solutions!
Honestly, the more intensely I use the ToDoist, the more problematic this becomes. It makes me regret getting premium.

Kakaxa premium
Replied on Sep 19, 2014 - 11:28

"... see subtasks related to their primary task - and stay there. Losing the relationship between primary and subtasks is very bad."

Exactly.