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Search criteria changes after adding a task on Mac app


I notice that after I add a task (using Cmd-Shift-A) on the Todoist Mac app (or the web app), the app displays only the date of the task I just added. So it might be displaying "7 days, overdue" right now. But when I add a task for next Sunday, the app automatically displays only Sunday's tasks. Is there any way to stop this? It would be nice if the app just let you know, "Added!", leaving you with the same criteria displayed.

It wouldn't be so bad if there was a keyboard shortcut to pull up the search box again (like you have on the web app - / ) or a shortcut to toggle through projects, but there is no such shortcut.


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David Trey  staff
Replied on May 14, 2013 - 20:55 UTC

Hello Kris,

When you use the "Quick Add" feature, you get redirected to the day you've scheduled the task on or, if there's no date, to the project you've added it to. This way you can see right away if you have other tasks scheduled for this day.

We will consider changing this in the future, but for now, you could add tasks after entering a project and using the "Add task" link at the bottom. This will not redirect you anywhere.

Best regards,

Kris Madaus  premium
Replied on May 14, 2013 - 23:47 UTC

Thanks David! Even better would be to add a way to switch between projects (or even saved searches) with keyboard shortcuts. At least, it would be great to use the "/" shortcut in the Mac app to focus on the search box just like the web interface offers.

I appreciate your quick response.