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More indent levels

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The title says everything, sometimes I miss one or two more indent levels.

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csharpner
Replied on Dec 22, 2011 - 10:25

Looks like indents are limited to 4 levels deep. How about removing limits? I've been using this less than a day and have already hit the limit and can't organize my tasks the way I need.

David Trey staff
Replied on Dec 22, 2011 - 10:48

Hello,

thank you for your suggestions, we appreciate them and will consider changing this feature in future development.

For now, as a workaround, you could use more projects and treat them as a top-level task. Also, please note that projects also have 3 indent levels so you can break some large tasks into sub-projects.

Alternatively, you can use tasks as headers separating certain task groups without using an indent level. To create a "task" without a checkbox, simply type an asterisk * at the beginning of a task name.


Best regards,
David

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Orange
Replied on Feb 28, 2012 - 16:03

I use tasks as headers all the time-- great feature. However, if you want to be able to collapse a group of tasks by the header, then all tasks in the group would need to be indented, thus using up one indent level.

Out of curiosity, is there a reason for the hard-set limits on indent levels? I can't imagine there would be a problem with screen size. It also doesn't seem like there would be a problem with deep levels if tasks/subtasks have a parent/child relationship, though of course I don't have any first hand knowledge of Todoist's data structure.

I would love more indent levels. No hard-set limit would be ideal.

Thanks.

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Bart
Replied on Aug 16, 2012 - 02:43

great tip from David!

just use something like this, bo add a spacer

*######### PHOTOSHOP ########

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Bart
Replied on Aug 16, 2012 - 02:48

however unfortunately it doesn't allow you to collaps a whole group

David Trey staff
Replied on Aug 16, 2012 - 02:59

Hello Bart,

if you have a very large structure with many sub-tasks, you can also split the main tasks bu creating sub-projects. For example, if you would need a 5th indent level, you can move the whole 4-level structure to a new sub-project and the project itself would reassemble the main task.

Projects can have 4 indent levels which can give you a total of 20 indent levels for the whole structure (5 task levels on 4 project levels).


Best regards,
David

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Bart
Replied on Aug 16, 2012 - 03:03

Ok David, you have convinced me ;] This little restriction might actually help everyone to be more organised, yes I definitely like the idea of moving bigger groups of tasks to new projects

Thanks,
Bart

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Steven Crider
Replied on Jan 24, 2013 - 10:41

I still want more indent levels. :)

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Orange
Replied on Jan 26, 2013 - 13:35

Workflowy ( https://workflowy.com/ ) and Checkvist ( http://checkvist.com ) are both good examples of tools without any limit to indent levels.