if you accidentally check off a task, you can click on the "Get completed tasks" link at the bottom of the particular project and un-check it to put it back on the list.
In case of an accidental deletion of a task, the undo option will pop up at the top of the screen.
In case of deleting a whole project, there is no undo option, however, to prevent deleting it accidentally, we've put a warning message asking you to confirm the deletion which lists the names of all projects that will be deleted in the process (incl. sub-projects).
How does this work with recurring tasks? I cannot find an option to undo a click for these. I accidently clicked the November task thinking it was my October task.
unfortunately, it's not possible to un-complete a recurring task. You can of course remove this completion even in your history (by clicking on the "# Completed" link in the upper-right corner), but in order to change the task's date, you'll need to edit it's formula.
To do so, you can simply reenter the same due date formula, but add a starting date to it. For example, if the original due date is:
every last day
and the task has been mistakenly completed, you can change the date to:
every last day starting 30. Sep 2012
If you add the full starting date including the year, a task will be scheduled for the past and this way you can roll back a recurring task.
I accidentally deleted something just now as I was moving several items from inbox to projects using the dropdown menu. I have no idea what the item I accidentally deleted was. I now know to be extra careful when using that menu. Instinctively hit Command-Z and then looked all around the interface for any kind of undo option to no avail. If there was a pop up on screen, it was not very prominent. :-(
FYI - This was in the MacOS app.
A keyboard shortcut for undo would be helpful. Might I suggest the 'Z' key? OR perhaps a trash folder that I could go to to find deleted items. Could empty items older than perhaps 1-2 days or so.
Please, please implement app-wide undo, accessible through the appropriate OS-standard menu and keyboard items. This should apply to all deletions, completions, moves, edits, etc.—in other words, changes of any kind. I realize it's a lot of work, but it's also really important. Having workarounds or 5-second undo windows for a few scenarios isn't really a good solution; IMHO, a well-engineered app has comprehensive undo capabilities, accessible in a consistent manner.
Agree you need an undo functoin. There is no way to undo when looking at a filtered view.
Agreed 100% - Undo is one is one the biggest flaws of this app...one that has caused big fights amongst the team.
+1, I can't find the completed task I just checked for the life of me. This is super annoying and seems essential.