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Is there a way to get a list of tasks completed....Yesterday, last week, date range, etc?

Is there a way to export this list?

Is there a way filter completed tasks? For example, I have projects for all of my work activities, but I also have a personal project for my personal stuff. I need to send a report of my completed items to my boss maybe daily or even weekly.

Thanks in advance. Just purchased the Pro Version of Todoist and am still getting into the swing of things.

I'm using the Mac version of the app, but I'd be willing to use the website if necessary to get this information.

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David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 20, 2013 - 20:03 UTC

Hello Todd,

Most of what you wrote is possible if you click on your Karma score in the top-right corner and choose "View All Completed" from this menu. This list will show completed tasks from all projects (incl. completion events of recurring tasks), but you can choose only a specific projects, a different timespan or even label.

Unfortunately, it's not possible to directly export this list. You can print it using the "Print current page" option from the gear icon in the top-right corner, but if you'd like to send it to someone via email, you could try to use a PDF converter ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/ ) and export the print view to a PDF document.

We will add more advanced exporting and reporting option in the future.


Best regards,
David

SB
Sherwood Bishop  premium
Replied on Aug 21, 2013 - 01:44 UTC

You can easily copy the list of completed items and paste it into a MS Word document or elsewhere. Once you select "View all completed," you can choose the time period you want to see from the menu at the top (e.g. past two weeks). Then you can either choose Select All from the Edit menu and copy, which will copy everything on the screen, or you can click to the left of "Today" at the top of the list, then (on the Mac, anyway), scroll down to the last item on the list, press the Shift key and click to select only the list of completed items (with dates & times), then copy.
In MS Word, if you just paste, the list will be pasted in HTML format, and it may take a good while for a long list to appear in the Word doc. If you choose "Paste Special" in Word, and then "Unformatted text" the list will be pasted almost immediately, although the pasted layout will be better when pasted in HTML format.

Henry Grossman  premium
Replied on Sep 18, 2014 - 14:19 UTC

On a related note, I would like the option to continue to show tasks that were completed today - helps with a sense of accomplishment, especially with a long list. Thanks.

JA
James Ayers  premium
Replied on Sep 20, 2014 - 17:56 UTC

Yes. At present it appears that once you check off an item, it moves to the bottom, displays in grey with a line through it: that's perfect. Then it vanishes. It would be great to have an option to leave it at the bottom, in grey strikethrough. There's a serious motivation feature there, in seeing that those items have been taken care of.

AG
Aaron Gaber  premium
Replied on Nov 28, 2014 - 22:20 UTC

The ability to export completed tasks would be great! I think after that, it would really feel like you own your data.

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Paul Sidnell  premium
Replied on Feb 11, 2015 - 15:47 UTC

For meetings I need a quick way of getting hold of the tasks I've completed
since the previous meeting so I can (for example) paste it into a text
file, edit out the trivia and use that as a basic progress summary.

At the moment I'm going to the karma/completed tasks section and doing a
copy of the text there. But that's a really ugly page scrape that needs a
lot of fixing before it's useful.

It would be great to use filters for this, eg something like:

completed last 7 days
completed last 7 days & P1

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Weekist
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 14:26 UTC

Hi,

I'm working on a reporting tool for Todoist tasks in order to automate the generation of weekly, monthly and project reports. The tool is currently close to beta status, if you want to be informed when it's ready please subscribe in www.weekist.com

If you have any suggestion regarding the functionality you expect to see feel free to send me your ideas to weekist@bitmoon.com

Best

blakejwc  premium
Replied on Mar 13, 2015 - 19:24 UTC

I just visited weekist.com; It looks pretty fishy.

Just a dialog box for todoist email and password. I don't trust it.

However, there is a dude who is working on an opensource csv export tool for todoist. It uses the todoist api. The live demo looks awesome: https://eclectide.com/todoist-export/ Also sifted through the code a bit, and nothing shifty going on.

I tried it out, and it works! There are a few caveats:
1) Most importantly, there is limited security (it is a prototype after all) and your password with be in plain text in the request sent to this tool
2) The labels are recorded by their ids (label names are soon to come I hope)

If you would like to use this tool now, I suggest you:
1) go to your todoist settings and change your password to something new like "ilovecats"
2) use the tool with your throw-away password to get the csv file
3) change your todoist password back to something secure

I've attached the csv I got from my account (I removed all obvious personal information).

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Weekist
Replied on Mar 14, 2015 - 10:59 UTC

I'm sorry you think weekist is fishy, because it's not... you can find a short article on Weekist in http://alberto-villa.com/weekist-simple-report-generation-from-todoist-tasks/. I've included the link to the source code hosted in Github so you can check for yourself that your Todoist password is never stored, just used to validate against Todoist server.

You can host Weekist yourself very easily either locally or on Internet if you don't trust using weekist.com (it's hosted in Meteor.com).

Michel Blavin  premium
Replied on Jun 12, 2015 - 07:14 UTC

Hello guys,

I found this in recipies :
* A weekly report of my completed task - https://ifttt.com/myrecipes/personal/24446228

I made this one :
* A daily report of my completed task - https://ifttt.com/myrecipes/personal/24447614

Hope that helps.