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How do I remove completed tasks from the displayed list? Tried Task actions/delete Completed Tasks, but no effect.

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David Trey  staff
Replied on Feb 18, 2014 - 13:32 UTC

Hello Phil,

A completed task is deleted automatically from the list, unless it's a sub-task in which case they will all be removed when you complete their parent task. Alternatively, you can hold SHIFT while completing a sub-task to force it to move to history right away.

To remove already complete sub-tasks, please right-click on each and choose "Move to history" from the context menu.


Best regards,
David

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David Naylor
Replied on Jun 22, 2014 - 23:36 UTC

Is there a way to set as a default that any completed tasks are removed out of sight always, without having to do anything else. ie. I don't want to see them greyed out with a strike through.

Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Jun 23, 2014 - 05:10 UTC

Hi David,

Unfortunately, there's no way to do that.

Regards,

Clyde

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barberd
Replied on Jul 21, 2014 - 19:57 UTC

+ 1 for David's Feature. Having to manually remove them all the time is not ideal.

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Stefan  premium
Replied on Aug 04, 2014 - 09:16 UTC

+1 for David's feature too!

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Eugene  premium
Replied on Aug 09, 2014 - 18:58 UTC

+1 for David's feature as well. I don't actually mind as much if I can see them during the day. But would like for them to completely delete from the system within 24 hours or so. Or at midnight or anything! Don't want to find them in the productivity trend as well.

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Yara Vergucht
Replied on Aug 22, 2014 - 14:21 UTC

+1 for this feature. I want to have a history of my completed tasks, but do not want to se them in my actives lists on the bottom with a cross/out. Its very distracting.

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Yara Vergucht
Replied on Aug 22, 2014 - 14:21 UTC

+1 for this feature. I want to have a history of my completed tasks, but do not want to se them in my actives lists on the bottom with a cross/out. Its very distracting.

David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 22, 2014 - 14:24 UTC

Hello Yara,

Your completed tasks should disappear from the bottom as soon as you reload the page :-) Unless they're sub-task in which case, you can hold the SHIFT key while checking them off to force them to move to the history.


Regards,
David

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Luka Krapic  premium
Replied on Nov 05, 2014 - 18:41 UTC

+1 for feature

Christophe t'Serstevens  premium
Replied on Dec 01, 2014 - 13:53 UTC

Hi,

+1 : I want to be able to remove all completed tasks at once regardless whether they are tasks or subtasks

Tx.

ronaflorio  premium
Replied on Dec 14, 2014 - 12:45 UTC

+1 for David's feature

Lars Kristian Aasbrenn  premium
Replied on Jan 03, 2015 - 11:43 UTC

+1
Viewing large projects are very messy now, and I don't think this suits your minimized style. Also, I don't think pressing SHIFT is not a good option, as I don't remember this function until after checked of.
At least it could be a choice in the Task menu to move all completed tasks to history, just as you have "Delete completed tasks" there, but to be clear, I think hiding them should be the default. Done is done. Get it out of my way :-)



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Anton
Replied on Jan 04, 2015 - 13:55 UTC

Why u can't do vice versa: if you complete subtask its move to history. If you use Shift - it just marks as completed?

Rafael Ramos  premium
Replied on Mar 27, 2015 - 18:04 UTC

+1

Antonella Pavese  premium
Replied on Apr 13, 2015 - 13:24 UTC

An alternative is to have a command that moves to history all completed tasks on the page without having it to select one by one (or remembering to Shift complete).

Is very tedious to move to history tasks one at the time, and often I use projects to group tasks of the same nature. These are permanent categories, not real "projects" that require all the tasks to be completed.

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Ian Osborne  premium
Replied on Apr 22, 2015 - 22:01 UTC

+1 - Get it outta there!

joehardin2  premium
Replied on May 30, 2015 - 12:31 UTC

+1

Kristi Frisch  premium
Replied on Jun 04, 2015 - 22:34 UTC

+1

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Alex  premium
Replied on Jun 17, 2015 - 21:38 UTC

I agree this can get confusing and messy.

This works fine for me: if I want to clear already-completed subtasks, I just shift-click all of them and click "delete" on the multi-task menu. It's very quick.

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Ellen Rabun  premium
Replied on Jul 14, 2015 - 00:58 UTC

+1

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Gavin Ng
Replied on Aug 22, 2015 - 17:26 UTC

+1