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Custom Sorting


Often users have specific needs and it is not always possible to add every need to the product.

For example, I like to give tasks T-shirt sizes. And would like to sort my tasks by this. I am sure there are countless other examples out there.

I currently use labels; @short, @medium, @large, @xlarge.

What I would like to see is the ability to define a group of labels in a manual order (which in itself is a feature request in its own right). And then sort tasks on that label group using the order defined in the label group.

Hope that's clear.



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David Trey staff
Replied on Jan 10, 2014 - 08:20

Hello Bruce,

Thank you for your suggestion. If you only use 4 "levels" for your tasks, you could try to use priorities instead. Each task has a default priority of 4, but you can change it to 1-3.

Priorities are always considered first in different views and even automatically sorted on date-based views so this could be an alternative worth exploring :)

Best regards,

Bruce Brown premium
Replied on Jan 10, 2014 - 08:35

Hi David,

Thanks for the suggestion though.

I am already using the priorities (for priority). I like to use the combination of size and priority depending on how much time I have at any moment to do something.

If I only have 20 minutes I can search for Small tasks that I can knock off quickly and sort them by priority or date to determine which ones to tackle first.