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

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  1. In the preferences there should be an option to popup the reminder 'on top'.

    I missed reminders because they were hidden by other windows. This is true for WIndows 7.

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    • On the calendar : write the mother task (like title) on each subtask

      On the calendar : write the mother task (like title) on each subtask

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      • Edit last effort from system tray

        It would be useful to be able to edit the last or the currently running effort from a menu choice in the system tray. I use the effort description field a lot in taskcoach as I can generate weekly reports from this. I currently go to an effort viewer and select the last effort there to record what I have just done for a given task. Having a menu choice to edit the last effort would be very convienient.

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          • I wish to have comman line parameter for creatinf new task file if in doesn't exist.

            I wish to have comman line parameter for creatinf new task file if in doesn't exist. It usefull on my IDE, that create files with macros.

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            • Screenshot Capability

              Just suggesting one of the crucial features the Trackers of Odesk and Elance do - SCREENSHOT.

              Nevertheless, you really have a very very helpful software. Freelancers, I guess, owe you one shot.

              Thanks and more power!

              God bless!

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              • Edit all fields directly from the tast list view

                Now you have to enter a task to edit its fields/properties. It would be great to just double click on one of the task's fields (icon, date, priority, etc.) - now, since a few versions ago it works for subject field.

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                • categories

                  Put in the toolbar / category a command to uncheck all categories checked to sort tasks

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                    • Delete efforts of multiple tasks at once

                      It would be usefull to have a button in toolbar, that deletes all efforts of all selected tasks (multiselect) at once. I use Task Coach as a daily stop watch for tasks, because I have to switch between these tasks steadily. Once a day I have to reset all efforts.

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                      • Possible use of hot keys to change category

                        Like the use of Tags in Thunderbird.

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                        • show budget/time totals for composite tasks even when expanded in tree

                          To get a better view of total fields it would be good if the totals for tasks and subtasks were all shown at once, but they should be differently tabbed
                          Task 1----------Total hours
                          ----Subtask 1----------Total hours
                          ----Subtask 2----------Total hours
                          Task 2----------Total hours

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                            • WHERE field (address) and WEBSITE field / drag and drop the tasks

                              A calendar where we can see our tasks by week, day, hour and they able to be dragged from certain point of "time" to another.
                              Those fields I missed are important to me...

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                              • Create new task when double-click on blank area below task list

                                Currently, when double-clicking in this fashion you end up editing the task that is highlighted... which is misleading because that is not what you "clicked on" when you click the blank area below the task list! Other apps behave in this way, and it is very intuitive

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                                • Allow a different priority scheme based on heirarchy

                                  Allow a scheme, when a sub task is given a priority, it will receive the priority of the parent task combined with the new priority.
                                  Example:
                                  A priority of task A is 7.
                                  B is a sub task of A with a priority of 2.
                                  The priority of B according to the new scheme will be considered as 7.2 for sorting purposes.
                                  If C is a sub task of B with a priority of 5, then it is considered as 7.2.5, and so on.

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                                  • change description of taskcoach

                                    I'm really happy to found taskcoach but it happened by accident, even I was searching around two days to find a program, which stores my data on my computer, not online.
                                    My search terms were "task timer", task tracker, task tracking", since my old task tracking tool is not supported anymore (gnome time tracker http://gttr.sourceforge.net/ ) I can not build it anymore.
                                    Taskcoach is even in my package repository (Arch AUR), but I didn't
                                    found it.
                                    Could you please extend the package description to let appear the "time tracking" function in?

                                    You should also look here if you could insert…

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                                    • Require the use of monetary tracking per task and rolled up to task parent level.

                                      Would like to track/show budget versus actual costs per task.

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                                      • make taskcoach available on pypi

                                        Please make this work:

                                        pip install taskcoach

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                                        • search completed tasks even when filtered out

                                          I normally keep my suspended and closed tasks hidden from view. However I frequently have to re-open (e.g. add a new effort) to a task I thought was complete.

                                          It would be nice if the search field had an option to "search hidden tasks". This way I could keep the main Taskcoach view relatively uncluttered, yet still be able to quickly locate stuff I've shelved.

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