Can't mark task as complete
I'm trying to mark a task as complete and all I get is the circling "in progress" symbol. If I leave the ToDoist window open the cycling continues. If I leave it and return, either the symbol is still cycling or it has disappeared, but the task is not market completed.
Asked by Wally Bock on Feb 06, 2012 - 12:06
unfortunately, this issue occurs when using an unsupported date format which mistakenly is being accepted by the software. We're sorry for the inconvenience and are working on fixing this issue.
Please post the date format you're using with the particular task and I will let you know if it's supported and if not, what other format you could use to set up a recurring task.
Only date formats listed here: https://todoist.com/Help/timeInsert are fully supported by Todoist.
thank you for this information, I have forwarded this to the developers.
The proper date format you could use to set up a task for this timeframe is:
every 14 days starting 6. Feb
or, if you'll add this task today, you can simply use:
every 14 days
the dot is rarely required, usually only if a task is set to begin in the past, in which case is should be used along with the year as Todoist will schedule the task to the future event by default, for example:
every 14 days starting 4. Feb 2012
and although it's not required in any other case, it's advised to use it if specifying a date using a number followed by the abbreviation of the month. For that, we've only used it in the last example on the help page:
ev other day starting 2. nov
In no other case like: "tomorrow", "every monday" or even "every 14 days starting 7/2" a dot is necessary. We will improve our help page, though, so thank you for your feedback, we appreciate it.
Please tell me - how did you add such task? Trying to type this date format in results in the "Invalid date" error message> Did you use any of our mobile apps or browser plugins?
Please try to create two tasks with the same name, one due "ev 1" and one "ev 16" as it's unfortunately, not possible to set a task for two recurring dates.