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Repeating Task

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Hi,
Is there a way to repeat a task on a weekly or Monthly basis. I know I can repeat daily, but I have certain tasks which only occur on a weekly or monthly basis.

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David Trey  staff
Replied on Mar 05, 2013 - 21:52 UTC

Hello Laura,

Yes, you can set many different recurring due dates. For example, you can type "ev Mon" (or "every Monday") or "every 16" (for a task due on every 16th of each month) or even "every 3 days starting tomorrow" within the due date field.

Please check the complete list of supported due dates on our help page: http://todoist.com/Help/timeInsert


Best regards,
David

MM
Maciej Musial
Replied on Nov 10, 2013 - 12:52 UTC

Ok, how can I make a task that is repeating every 5 weeks after previous task was finished?

I need to visit my doctor every 5 weeks, but it is not very strict. If i cannot visit him exactly after 5 weeks, I can go after 4, 6 or even 7 weeks and it would be fine. The thing I would like to have is to get task automatically recreated in 5 weeks period after I tap current one as done.

MM
Maciej Musial
Replied on Nov 10, 2013 - 12:53 UTC

Ok, how can I make a task that is repeating every 5 weeks after previous task was finished?

I need to visit my doctor every 5 weeks, but it is not very strict. If i cannot visit him exactly after 5 weeks, I can go after 4, 6 or even 7 weeks and it would be fine. The thing I would like to have is to get task automatically recreated in 5 weeks period after I tap current one as done.

MM
Maciej Musial
Replied on Nov 10, 2013 - 12:54 UTC

Ok, how can I make a task that is repeating every 5 weeks after previous task was finished?

I need to visit my doctor every 5 weeks, but it is not very strict. If i cannot visit him exactly after 5 weeks, I can go after 4, 6 or even 7 weeks and it would be fine. The thing I would like to have is to get task automatically recreated in 5 weeks period after I tap current one as done.

jan.vandenbergh  premium
Replied on Aug 07, 2014 - 09:54 UTC

@Maciej Musial: put "after 5 weeks" instead of "every 5 weeks".
This is also mentioned on the overview linked to by David Trey

Korky Kathman  premium
Replied on Aug 17, 2015 - 13:49 UTC

This link is now a dead one. The program no longer links there either, but instead to opening an email?????

David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 17, 2015 - 13:51 UTC

Hello Korky,

This is the new link for this page: https://todoist.com/Help/DatesTimes :-)


Regards,
David

Korky Kathman  premium
Replied on Aug 17, 2015 - 13:56 UTC

Thanks David...I am attempting to use "every workday starting monday and ending 21 August" on my task. Right now that task is only showing up on Monday (so in my 7 day outlook, it doesn't show on Tue-Friday. Am I right that it will show on Tues when I "complete" the task on Monday?

David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 17, 2015 - 14:02 UTC

Korky,

Yes, I've added the exact same date to my list now and completing it correctly moved the task to tomorrow, then 19 Aug etc. until 21 Aug - after that it's removed from the list upon completion :-)


Regards,
David

Korky Kathman  premium
Replied on Aug 17, 2015 - 14:06 UTC

OK cool. That's a good workaround for the moment. If would be nice to have a "view" that would show that the task is being worked all week, I think (I will try this to verify). That way you could do a quick look out over the next few days and see what the load is.

Suppose, for instance, I am working on multiple projects that have tasks due this week, but I can work on any of them over a period of a few days. If I have a view that shows me that those days have tasks in them, at least I won't overbook the day.

What do you think?

David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 17, 2015 - 14:22 UTC

Korky,

Thank you for your feedback, that's something we may consider implementing in the future :-)


Regards,
David