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Project Description field?


Hi there. Just getting started with TODOIST Premium. I was hoping to find a field for a project description, where I could add some information about the project. But I'm not finding an option for this, the only option is to add tasks, but that isn't what I'm looking for. Is there an option for project description that I am missing?

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Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 21:09 UTC

Hi Rita,

There are no project description/notes at this time. We will consider adding this in future updates. Though, you can add notes to each task for more information.


Michael  premium
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 21:36 UTC

I tip I learned from someone else in this forum - I have a task at the top of my project with an asterisk as the first character called "*PROJECT NOTES" - the star keeps the task from having a checkbox. Then, I attach my project-level notes to that task. Works like a charm!

Rita Vine
Replied on Feb 17, 2014 - 21:40 UTC

great thank you! I will try that out :)

Mark Fowler  premium
Replied on Feb 19, 2014 - 18:05 UTC

fyi: it has been noted on this support site that the * "heading" feature (no checkbox) is going away

Rita Vine
Replied on Feb 19, 2014 - 19:58 UTC

Well, I really hope that if it IS going away, that they add a field for a project description/notes. Essential! (Hope someone is listening... this seems like such a no-brainer.)

Nicolas Abadjian  premium
Replied on Apr 16, 2014 - 10:05 UTC

I agree. Todoist is great, but this feature is totally lacking. I would love to have at my disposal the project description / deadlines / contacts. Using a note is not enough. It has to be quickly accessed, maybe a drop down, with an easy way to format (bold, colors, etc.) Just my two cents.

Mikele Hasson
Replied on May 13, 2014 - 19:16 UTC

We have started implementing ToDoist in the company that I work for and the project description field would be a great help!

Satya Panda  premium
Replied on Sep 03, 2014 - 13:53 UTC

The * feature is really nifty. THanks for sharing.
Is there any such other rare productive feature?

Drew Sellers  premium
Replied on Sep 26, 2014 - 13:02 UTC

I really like the * feature. I had been setting my project note to a status of 3 and had it linked back to a master note in Evernote. This makes it a lot easier. I agree notes on a projects would be good or supporting the url link convention www...(xyz) in the project name would be great.

Christopher Monteiro
Replied on Nov 02, 2014 - 20:16 UTC

Wow, I can't believe you don't have this. Back to Asana for me.

Mark Johnson  premium
Replied on Nov 06, 2014 - 16:25 UTC

I agree that having a product description would be very helpful, for the same reasons listed above.

Lisa Huttinger
Replied on Dec 31, 2014 - 20:14 UTC

Project Description would be very appreciated

rsdraw  premium
Replied on Aug 22, 2015 - 15:02 UTC

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Martin Bernstorff  premium
Replied on Aug 23, 2015 - 07:39 UTC

Very much needed, come one guys! :D

Chema Santos  premium
Replied on Aug 23, 2015 - 08:57 UTC

Agree, very useful

krzemian  premium
Replied on Sep 19, 2015 - 10:14 UTC


Dave Remy  premium
Replied on Sep 29, 2015 - 16:21 UTC