Questions tagged [to-do]

A to-do list or other object is something that helps manage tasks that need to be completed by the user.

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How can Alexa be set up to support multiple todo list apps?

Note that this question is not asking for how to add additional lists :) . So I'm trying to setup my Alexa to support both my home needs (mainly a todo list and shopping list) and my work ones. ...
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Microsoft To Do duplicate a task within list or a different list including task details

I have a template list on Microsoft To do. I want to be able to copy a single task within this list into another task (duplicate) then move it to wherever I need it and rename. Currently I can ...
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How to add a TODO item in MS Word?

I am working on a longer document in Word, and I would like to add TODO notes that I can review and work on. I googled a little and apparently, such a function exists. According to this report, I only ...
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Number of outlook tasks

I have 2 overdue tasks at work in outlook desktop, 4 in To Do desktop, and 5 in To Do online. I've tried logging off and back on, and clearing out the sync issues. How can I get them to sync up?
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How to better integrate Microsoft To Do with Microsoft Outlook

I want to better integrate my Microsoft Outlook and To Do. Namely, when an event is added to the Outlook Calendar, I want it to automatically add the corresponding task to the Microsoft ToDo. I could ...
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Microsoft To-Do is Stuck Exporting

Not sure if this is a known problem but I tried to export my Microsoft To-Do list from my Outlook account and even though it says it will take up to 4 days, it's been over a month and it still says ...
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How to view MS To-Do's folder in MS Outlook for Windows ("Important", "Assigned to Me", etc.)

In Microsoft To-Do, I can assign tasks to a different predefined folders/lists like "My Day" "Important" "Planned" "Assigned to Me" "Flagged EMails" How can I display those folders the same way in ...
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how to create customized comment keyboard shortcut in android studio

By using ctrl + / we can comment / uncomment the current line in android studio and we can create shortcuts commands from settings->Keymap now my question is how to create new keyboard shortcut to ...
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How to view MS To-Do's "My Day" tasks in MS Outlook for Windows

In Microsoft To-Do, I can assign tasks to a "My Day" list. How can I display (only) those tasks in Microsoft Outlook for Windows?
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How to manage recurring tasks in taskwarrior?

I am having troubles understanding how to manage recurring tasks in taskwarrior I start with an empty database: $ task [task next] No matches. I add a recurring daily task: $ task add recur:daily ...
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How to set up timewarrior holidays

I'm using taskwarrior with timewarrior and want to set up holidays. In the documentation it says that the holiday files can be at /usr/local/share/doc/timew/doc/holidays/holidays.en-US but that the ...
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IBM Notes - show open to-do's in calendar on due dates

Is it possible to show open to-do's in IBM Notes (9.0.1) calendar on due dates? Currently I am seeing all open to-do's on current date (today).
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Ctrl+1 does not work in OneNote 2016

I'm using OneNote 2016 from Office 365 on my ASUS N552VW laptop. The keyboard shortcut Ctrl+1 to set the To-Do tag does not work on my laptop: I tried the left and right Ctrl keys, tried 1 on the ...
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How to have one master To Do List from To Do lists on different pages?

Is it possible to display to do lists from other pages on a single page for easy and quick access of all tasks?
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Making Org-Mode to remember folding?

I am a recent convert to Org-Mode. I like it a lot but I am having an issue with reopening files. When I open a org file, Org-Mode does not remember the folding which sux, because I have to resetup ...
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How to allow Additional Mailbox Task Flags to show in my "To-Do List"?

Background: In my place of work we each have our own mailbox that we use for various tasks. We also have a central shared mailbox that myself and my colleagues access continuously throughout every ...
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In Emacs' org-mode, any way to hide the subtree with timestamp not set to today?

I just started to learn org-mode (and Emacs) and I plan to use it as a calendar/timetable/todo-list hybrid. Is it possible to hide entries with timestamp not set to today? If so, how? For example, ...
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Find outlook mail after clicking todo flag as done

The situation Over time I flagged several mails as 'todo' without any date. When I want to do something, I can go to this list and pick an item. However, this time I accidentally clicked on the wrong ...
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Mailing rule for outlook todo list

The situation I have recently set up a few rules in outlook. However, I got stuck when trying to find a way to get items in my todo list automatically when I send mails. I am doing this because I want ...
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"muxserver_listen bind(): No such file or directory" using todo.txt over ssh on Haiku OS

I'm getting this error after entering a password when connecting via ssh from a Terminal window, ever since I followed these directions to reuse ssh connections: "...consider appending the following ...
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Account based Conditional Formatting

I have two accounts in Outlook 2013, my work Exchange account and my personal Hotmail account. I am trying to conditionally format the tasks and emails in my To-Do List based on which account they ...
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How do I include calendar items in my Outlook 2013 To-Do List?

Outlook 2013 has a nice To-Do-List that aggregates all of your tasks and any flagged messages, then groups them by due date. It seems a little odd that it doesn't also include your calendar items. ...
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Copy and email Etherpad content regularly

I use Piratapad as a todo list for our printshop with 100+ members, and would like to once a month copy all active issues from the list and email it out to our members. What would be the simples way ...
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In Microsoft Outlook 2010, how do I sort Tasks by Due Date so they are ascending, but things without a Due Date are at the bottom?

I'm not sure if this is possible, but what I would like to have is a list of tasks such that the first thing in the list is the thing that is due first. Things that do you have an explicit due date ...
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I can't see correct style of a specific website

I use Google Chrome as web browser. I haven't problem with this browser. I using Astrid website and android client as To-Do List program. I have a problem ONLY with astrid web site, it is don't show ...
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setting environment variable for launchctl

I've set up this todo.txt add-on and now I want to run todo.sh recur every morning. I've got Lingon (a Mac GUI) running the command, but I get the following error: 5/15/12 10:33:00.067 AM ryan-...
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What is a a good project and to-do manager for GTK Linux?

Can someone tell me the name of a good task managing program? I tried Tasque, "tasks", "planner", all of these are not sufficient. I need to at least be able to have recurring tasks, which none of ...
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How can I synchronize stickies between Macs?

I really like the stickies that come with OS X. I know there are some more advanced "to do" lists, but I kind of like the simplicity and solid design / ux of the native ones. How can I ...
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Recursive lookup: linking a field to the same table in MS Access

I know it's abhorrent database design, but I'm experimenting to see if I can achieve unlimited hierarchy for a custom tasks manager in MS Access. I managed to make this by using a lookup to the same ...
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Windows 7 Desktop Gadget with TODO List Items which include notes? [closed]

I'm looking for a TODO list gadget for Windows 7 that includes the ability to add notes to the individual TODO List items. I found MyTodo List 1.4.1 but it doesn't really have this ability. Alarms ...
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Cygwin fatal error: is not a directory

I'm trying to use todotxt in Cygwin on Windows 7. However, when I do t add "test" I get an error message: "Fatal Error: $/cygdrive/c/Users/Travis/todo is not a directory". However, cd /cygdrive/c/...
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How to highlight contexts/projects in todo.txt?

Does anyone use the todo.txt command line interface (todotxt.com)? I would like it so that when I type todo ls to show my tasks, it will highlight the +contexts and @projects with colors. How do I do ...
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How to merge Task Warrior database with FTP?

After loosing all my Task Warrior database, I'm trying to configure the synchronization feature of Task Warrior, but I'm running into some issues. My server is not one of my computer, it's a web ...
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Disable task creation/display when an email is "flagged" in Outlook 2010

I want to flag certain emails in my inbox for follow-up, but I don't want them to display in my tasks (which is the default behavior). You can right-click the newly-created task that references the ...
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Is there a Mac to-do-list allowing a task-tree (task hierarchy)? [closed]

Is there a Mac to-do-list allowing a task-tree (task hierarchy)? I just looked at "things" but found it only has "projects" and "tasks". Any ideas what else can do the trick? (it also needs to have ...
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Is there a todo-list /tasks widget that will sync with Google Tasks? [closed]

I'd like to be able to see an at-a-glance view of Google tasks on my desktop (XP). Has anyone found a Yahoo widget or Google gadget that will do this?
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Recommend a todo task service that can sync to Windows Mobile [closed]

Is there a ToDo/Tasks service that can sync to windows mobile tasks, so they are accessible offline? Today I learned I can sync Google calendar to winmo calendar, but not tasks.
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Application like Gnome Hamster (a to-do task application with time tracking) but only using the terminal

I would like to have a time tracking application for tasks but using only the command line. Do anybody knows any?
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To-do list and time-auditing software [closed]

I saw a couple other topics like this but i believe my requirements are a little different. NEED: I'm working on alot of odd jobs for several people and need to keep precise track of the time i ...
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Todo application for Mac that imports Abstract Spoon's ToDoList files?

I'm currently switching from a Windows PC to MacBook Pro. I have extensive ToDo lists (for past and current projects) in Abstract Spoon's ToDoList app. Is there any similar Mac application that ...
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Abstractspoon's todolist time tracking report

I use Abstractspoon's ToDoList application. Does anybody know how can I extract time tracking report? The question as simple as it is: I only need to know how much time I spent for a task and which ...
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todolist software, cannot set due date

I use todolist 6.0.8 by AbstractSpoon. I am not able to set the due date. Can you tell me how to set the due date? I can see the due time. below the tasklist but it is disabled/grey. Oh I confused ...
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manage TO-DO list in Notepad++

Is there a way a do it in Notepad++, as in Eclipse?
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Conky truncates text loaded from file

I'm trying to configure conky on Ubuntu, because I need to display my todo list on the desktop. The the file is displayed, but the text is truncated (not rectangular, just after some character limit)....
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What's a good desktop project/to-do manager? [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows desktop application with the following features: Under active development Definitely a desktop application. I don't want a web-based solution such as Remember The Milk etc. ...
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Looking for a task application in GNOME without evolution prerequisite

Currently I'm using Tomboy to write notes, including a TODO list. I'm looking a real task application to hold my TODO list. In gnome, there are tasque and tasks, but both need evolution-data-server. ...
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Mac to-do list, sticks to desktop

Looking for a free to-do list app for Mac that allows you to quickly add/remove tasks and is permanently attached to the desktop. I have seen other apps like Anxiety but they have the window float ...
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What do I have to back up before I re-install?

It seems that almost every time I re-install windows on my PC I end up forgetting to back up something. Now I consider myself an experienced pc-user, and I've done this tons of times, but it never ...
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