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Sorry, but i can't finf out how to assign tasks

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Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Jan 22, 2014 - 06:01 UTC

Hi Sergey,

Please right click on the project you'd like to share, and choose "Share Project" then any task will have the options to assign the task.

Regards,
Brendon.

Frank  premium
Replied on Jan 22, 2014 - 19:14 UTC

Ah, I was trying to figure that out. This seems like a great feature. Questions - if I share a project with someone but don't share any tasks, do they:

1. get a notification I've shared the project
2. can they see tasks in the project I have not shared with them?
3. do they have to be a premium user to interact with my projects and tasks?

Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Jan 22, 2014 - 20:21 UTC

Frank,

1. Yes they will.
2. Yes they should see anything within that Project, but will not be notified of each change, unless added to that task.
3. No they do not.

Regards,
Brendon.

Frank  premium
Replied on Jan 23, 2014 - 00:09 UTC

Thanks Brendon. Assigning tasks is a REALLY useful new feature that greatly increases the value of Todoist to me (and will result in lots of new users for you!). I'm looking forward to seeing how collaboration continues to evolve in Todoist.

DW
Dan Walker  premium
Replied on Jan 23, 2014 - 00:50 UTC

If a premium user adds a file to a task that is shared with a free user, will they be able to access the file?

Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Jan 23, 2014 - 00:55 UTC

Dan,

Yes they will be able too.

Regards,
Brendon.

Sergey Koryako  premium
Replied on Jan 23, 2014 - 10:00 UTC

I've got a little problem. I'd shared the project, then i've assigned the task. And now the assigned person can make changes to all the tasks within the project. Can i put some restrictions?
Anyhow, that update is really great

David Trey  staff
Replied on Jan 23, 2014 - 15:30 UTC

Hello Sergey.

Yes, any person you invite to a project will have full access to the contents of this project so it's advised to only share project with people that you know won't cause any damage to it.

The assignment feature is an addition to sharing to keep track of who's responsible for what task.


Best regards,
David

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Fethi
Replied on Mar 12, 2014 - 12:58 UTC

is there a possibility to assign more than one person within the people ı share the project?

David Trey  staff
Replied on Mar 12, 2014 - 13:12 UTC

Hello Fethi,

It's not possible to make multiple people responsible for one task, but you could break down a task into sub-tasks and assign a different person to a different sub-task.


Best regards,
David

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Fethi
Replied on Mar 12, 2014 - 13:18 UTC

thanks.

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alan  premium
Replied on Apr 04, 2014 - 09:50 UTC

Some tasks, e.g., "Carry Table", require more than one person.

AC
Alex Cheng  premium
Replied on May 15, 2014 - 09:53 UTC

Agree that some tasks require more than one person. For example, meeting notice or request members to hand over they report.

Hunter  premium
Replied on Aug 10, 2014 - 21:20 UTC

Agreed, This is definitely a limitation, quite important to be able to assign tasks to multiple people, and also be able to include yourself as part of the team. For instance I want 3 of 6 of the crew to wash the boat... or wax my car LOL.

JF
Joseph Farahat  premium
Replied on Sep 29, 2014 - 00:07 UTC

Is that for the business version as well? or is that product different?

Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Sep 29, 2014 - 00:21 UTC

Hi Joseph,

Premium and Business have the same way of assigning tasks.


Regards,
Clyde

JF
Joseph Farahat  premium
Replied on Sep 29, 2014 - 01:48 UTC

Too Bad.

Without any controls, this is not a worthy business product.

great personal todo lister

VB
Victor Brough  premium
Replied on Jan 02, 2015 - 08:44 UTC

Can I assign tasks without sharing the project . This would assist myself in tracking work submitted to employees .

Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Jan 02, 2015 - 11:14 UTC

Hi Victor,

No, unfortunately you can't assign a task without a shared project yet.


Regards,
Clyde

Oz Akan  premium
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 22:24 UTC

I would need the same functionality. Any plans?
I don't want to create labels to track people.

Galina Skovorodnikova  staff
Replied on Feb 26, 2015 - 22:28 UTC

Hi Oz,

This is something that we would really like to implement in the future. This highly requested feature has been passed to our dev team. We can't provide an ETA yet, but as soon as we have any updates, we will share :-)

Regards,
Galina

Oz Akan  premium
Replied on Mar 01, 2015 - 02:34 UTC

Thank you Galina. I can't wait to see it :)

GT
Graeme Tindale  premium
Replied on Mar 02, 2015 - 22:57 UTC

I saw how to assign a project or assign task but how do you do this In IOS? Can't right click

Galina Skovorodnikova  staff
Replied on Mar 03, 2015 - 00:50 UTC

Hi Graeme

To assign a task in iOS, please tap on that task > select Edit and then "Assign to..."

To share a project, please tap on that project > click on the person icon at the top right > type in an email address to invite a member.

Regards,
Galina

GS
Gary Smith  premium
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 13:03 UTC

When I assign a task to a team member, I am no longer able to view that task on my computer or other device. I want the ability to be able to continue to view assigned tasks. Is this recognized as a limitation of Todoist that needs to be upgraded? I don't understand the logic of assigning a task and then the person assigning the task can no longer see it. How am I supposed to manage my team?

Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 13:19 UTC

Hi Gary,

So sorry to hear that you're having problems viewing tasks assigned to someone else.

Which view are you using to look at these tasks? Is it in a filtered view? If it is, what's the exact filter that you're using? Are these tasks still visible in the project view?


Regards,
Clyde

GT
Graeme Tindale  premium
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 13:39 UTC

Clyde, this wasn't me.

Graeme

GS
Gary Smith  premium
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 13:41 UTC

The assigned task still shows in the Project. I don't utilize filters. I typically view tasks by looking at the Next 7 Days feature. I tried the View All filter, but the assigned tasks do not show in the Next 7 Days.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 13:50 UTC

Hello Gary,

That's the intended behavior - when you delegate a task to someone, then you're no longer responsible for it and every search result page (today and 7 days are also technically filters that search for tasks with these dates) will only show you tasks that either you're responsible for or no one is (unassigned) - except for project views where all tasks are always visible.

That said, to see everyone's tasks that are overdue or due within the next 7 days, please use a custom filter set to:

:all: & overdue, :all: & 7 days

Whenever you add :all: into a search query, it will include tasks assigned to everyone by everyone. You could also use :to_others: instead, but this will show tasks that you have assigned to others.


Regards,
David

GT
Graeme Tindale  premium
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 14:00 UTC

David & Clyde. I did not raise this issue - nor am I Gary.

Graeme

David Trey  staff
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 14:01 UTC

Graeme,

Everyone who participated in a certain thread receives an email notification whenever someone responds in it. Gary has responded in this thread and we're replying to him here which generates these notifications.


Regards,
David

GT
Graeme Tindale  premium
Replied on Mar 09, 2015 - 15:00 UTC

Got it now. Thanks David.

Graeme

Ed  premium
Replied on Mar 31, 2015 - 13:01 UTC

Another small business who would like the option of assigning a task to more than one person, sometimes including myself. Is it in development?

TM
Tim Morris  premium
Replied on Apr 08, 2015 - 21:26 UTC

This is definitely needed. Maybe having a task owner would fix this. So, if I create a task, regardless if it is assigned to someone or not, it would still show in all of my views as I am the "owner" of that project/task. The filter all option works as mentioned above, but would like it to work in the default 7 day filter.