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Shortcut "Enter" for new task doesnt work between tasks


I have a problem with shortcut "Enter". If I press enter when finished on the last task in the project it goes and creates a new task. This is expected behavior. The problem occurs when I press enter in one of other tasks in the project which are not the last one. It just saves the tasks, but doesnt creates a new task below the edited one.

Can you fix it?

Best regards, Grega

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David Trey  staff
Replied on May 18, 2014 - 20:10 UTC

Hello Grega,

This is the intended behavior as there's a difference between adding and editing tasks. If you add a task either by using the "+ Add task" link at the bottom or right-clicking on an existing task and choosing "Add task below" or "Add task above", then hitting enter will add this task and open another input field.

If you left-click on an existing task to edit it, then Enter only save the changes you've made when editing. In such situation, you'll have to use either SHIFT+Enter or CTRL+Enter to save the changes AND append a new task above or below.

Best regards,

Bert St
Replied on Jul 09, 2014 - 13:52 UTC

Shift+Enter, great!

Bert St
Replied on Aug 14, 2014 - 13:31 UTC

I'm unhappy there is still not shortcut key for adding a CHILD task as requested in many places, how hard can it be to add a shortcut for adding a task below :(

David Trey  staff
Replied on Aug 14, 2014 - 13:42 UTC


You can use Ctrl+RightArrow to indent any added or edited task which also, in combination with Ctrl+LeftArrow allows you to unindent it. For example, you can right-click on a task, choose "Add task below" and then indent it by the amount of levels you want.