Desktop version (Windows/Linux/Mac) of Task Coach

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  1. Keep effort records even when tasks change

    The effort records seem to be tied to particular tasks. When a task is completed & deleted, the effort spent on it disappears. It would be nice to have effort records independent of tasks.

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  2. alternate background color slightly in task view

    It'd be easier to see where each task starts and ends (especially if the heights vary) if the background color varied slightly with alternating tasks. It's a pretty common thing. White background, light grey or blue background, white background, etc.

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  3. Ask for time-cost / difficulty expectation

    Once you start a task you should be asked for the time-cost (in min, hours, days) and difficulty that you expect for such a task and later on compare it with the real cost resulted. Good feature for post analysis and reports about own awareness and time-management control. Thanks for thinking about it!

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  4. add function "Edit/Select/Last active task"

    I have a lots of tasks (I use task coach a lot ! ) and have to scroll a lot when changing from one task to the other, eventually "losing" it.
    Also when I stopped monitoring and want to resume on a task, this function would greatly help me in finding it.

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  5. Allow moving task in time

    It would be nice to be able to move a task in time. That is, a constant time (predefined list?) would be added or subtracted from all filled dates in the Dates tab. A keyboard shortcut would be nice to speed up the action. A motivation - for example I have a meeting at a set time, but the time of the meeting changes, so I want to rearrange the start date, due date and reminder date. Or a task I planned for today, but did not work on it, so want to move it to tomorrow. I think more…

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  6. Ctrl + T starts a new effort. I'd like a hotkey combo to start a new effort from last stop. Instead of having to open the effort to do so.

    It's great that you can start an effort and open it and click start from last stop, but it'd be nice to do something like ctrl+alt+t (since ctrl+shift+t is reserved for stop and alt+shift+t is for edit ) to start a new effort from last stop.

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