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Moving tasks in list


In the past, I could move a task upwards in the "to do" list, even if it was priorrity 3 or 4, and put it at the top of the list. Therefore I could reorganize my list as I wanted, independently from the 4 priority levels, Now I cannot any longer. I have had problems with this for approx. 3 days.

For me, 1 (red) is "important and urgent"; 2 (dark blue) is "urgent", 3 (light blue) is important, and 4 (white) is neither important nor urgent. But sometimes I have to start with such tasks which come up regularly.

Could you pleas help me?



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

Hello Pascale,

Due to a lot of issues with this feature and complaints about it's unreliability, we are no longer allowing reordering tasks of different priorities on date-based views. If you need to move a p4 task to the top, you can of course set it to p1 and then put it at the top of the p1 list as tasks within the same priority groups can be reordered. Only mixing priorities is no longer possible.

Best regards,

James Mayer
Replied on Mar 14, 2015 - 23:58 UTC

So you can't drag tasks around any more?

David Trey  staff
Replied on Mar 15, 2015 - 00:01 UTC

Hello James,

In date-based views, you can drag & drop tasks that don't have a time within their priority group. In project views, you can drag & drop tasks to any position you want, you can drag to the right or left to make sub-tasks or drag & drop them to a different project :-)


James Mayer
Replied on Mar 15, 2015 - 00:14 UTC


My Firefox browser is not allowing this but my Explorer browser is…

David Trey  staff
Replied on Mar 15, 2015 - 00:17 UTC


I can't reproduce this (I'm also using Firefox primarily). Please try to go to FF's Options -> Advanced -> Network, delete Todoist from the list of sites that store offline data, reload the browser and go back to Todoist.

Please make sure that you're always accessing https://todoist.com and not any other URL. If you're using a bookmark, make sure it points to that exact URL and doesn't have an old version number in it (anything lower than v=330).


James Mayer
Replied on Mar 15, 2015 - 01:21 UTC

Thanks! I’m having some other issues with Firefox so I’ll try to restart it and resolve the other issues as well. Appreciate you, David. Best! Jim

Jim Mayer

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Jonathan Todd  premium
Replied on Mar 15, 2015 - 08:45 UTC

Even where I can sort, say my red flags, once I leave that view and go somewhere else and then come back the view is re-ordered. We should have a number based system in any view where we can number 1. 2. 3. and they reorder OUR way. What good is 20 red flags if you can't decide which you want to do NEXT and then NEXT . . .? Think about this TD - All your power in organization plus a line to the left that if you start typing numbers (or dragging) the tasks order our way . . . You can try with labels but even then I get "calls" that are "red flag" for "today" and there are 15 of them - I should be able to rapidly reorder by number or dragging for the first, second, third call, etc. And when I do it it should STICK until I reorder . . .