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Project Rollup - Parent / Child Projects - iPad

On the website version of Todoist, you see all projects belonging to a "parent" project if you click the parent project. On the iOS view, if you click the parent project, you do not see the tasks for the "children" projects grouped by child project.

Is this accurate, or do I need to configure something?

If accurate, please consider changing so the user experience is generally the same across platforms. Thanks!

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Karl Burkum  premium
Replied on Aug 26, 2014 - 19:15 UTC

Example of rollup (on web version) attached...

Brendon Wadey  staff
Replied on Aug 26, 2014 - 20:38 UTC


We do indeed plan to improve the experience on iOS. Thank you for the suggestion.


Ryan Madsen
Replied on Oct 20, 2014 - 21:51 UTC

I also see this as critical. It almost defeats the purpose of having
"Child" projects if those child project tasks do not roll up into the
parent project. Right now, you have to open every single sub-project
separately to view its included tasks. In other words, it's no better than
if you had no sub-projects at all.

I love all the platforms Todoist supports, which is why I switched to it
from Omnifocus; this obvious flaw makes me scratch my head.

Thanks for including this as soon as possible!

Garrett Rockey  premium
Replied on Mar 02, 2015 - 16:01 UTC

New Todoist user here, and I just found this out myself. In the "Today" and "Next 7 Days" views in iOS, there is no way to see child tasks -- I have to go to each individual project view in order to see the child tasks. Since I pretty much live in the 7 day view, this is a severe shortcoming.

The above posts are from October, 2014 -- and it is now March, 2015. Is there a timeframe for this update?

David Trey  staff
Replied on Mar 02, 2015 - 16:20 UTC

Hello Garrett,

If you go to "today", you can see every single task that is due today. even if it's a sub-task. What you can't see (yet) is sub-tasks of a parent task that is today as there's no way to expand them. This is something that our developers are working on right now and it will be part of the upcoming version 10 of our iOS app :-)


Martijn Smit  premium
Replied on Mar 04, 2015 - 19:41 UTC

When can we finally expect this feature? If you search the forum on "collapse /expand tasks" within ios questions you will find threads even older than one year. As a coincidence i found that even my old Android Galaxy S3 offers this feature.

Same urgency for add task below / above an existing task on the same indent level.

Karl Burkum  premium
Replied on Mar 04, 2015 - 19:44 UTC

Martijn - I think it is coming soon. You will find plenty of hints to this type of stuff in the following article...


I also look forward to this becoming a reality on the iOS platform.

Martijn Smit  premium
Replied on Mar 04, 2015 - 20:10 UTC

Thanks Karl. Let's hope version 10 does not take a lot of time to publish.