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  1. Multiple language support

    We are located in Germany and we have Consultants throughout Europe. Translations would be very nice!

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      13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      While we would love to offer localization in future updates, we’re still a small team that is unable to offer support in those languages as well. We will absolutely revisit this feature when we have the resources needed to make it really amazing.

    • Manage tags menu - add, edit, delete tags

      Would be nice to have the option to manage tags more actively. A separate page or sidebar that allows you to add, edit, or delete unused tags would be ideal.

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        12 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • provide a field for 'estimated' time.

        this would be really helpful for preparing and planning on workload.

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          5 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

          While we don’t exactly plan to add time estimates, we are interested in helping teams plan workload and estimate the size of tasks. Keep an eye out for updates :)

        • Calendar events

          I'd like to enter dates into the calendar without it being a task. Will that be possible?

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          • Guest/Client Pricing

            We're a team of 10, and have about 25 - 40 clients at a time. Would love to invite our clients to the projects, but usually, clients have multiple stakeholders and it becomes price prohibitive. I would love to see an updated pricing structure that doesnt discourage organizations to utilize the tool to its full potential. I understand that seats are a common method for pricings, since when the tool is meant for internal teams, the a seat usualyally equals a salary, and therefore is a good metric for what the organization can afford. However, the number of clients doesnt…

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            • Add optional Release / Version tag to tasks

              We use Flow for software development and the team love it a lot. There is only one feature missing for now to assign Release / Version number to tasks. It would be really great to group by that tag so it will be visible what task has been done for particular release. Thanks.

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              • Save searches

                Would be great to be able to save searches to the favorites section.

                Also more advanced searching:

                - Searching for things NOT tagged (or with a specific tag)
                - Search for sections

                Thanks

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                  not planned  ·  5 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add Custom Fields to Tasks

                  I would LOVE to be able to add custom fields to task items so I can track: Set Budget, Estimated Time, Actual Time, Completed Date (to compare performance of team against Due Date, Team Rate ($), Invoice Rate ($), Proft/Loss, etc. Then also the ability to do simple equations (to calculate est time vs actual time, profit/loss, etc.

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                    3 comments  ·  Improvements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    not planned  ·  Luke Seeley responded

                    We don’t have any plans to do anything like this anytime soon, but we can certainly recognize its utility, especially if you could filter and sort by these values as well.

                  • Assign project owner/lead

                    When creating a new project, it makes sense (and other apps such as Asana support the ability to) designating a Project Owner, who is responsible for the completion of the project (and potentially for outlining the required tasks and assigning them to the relevant people). However, we can't seem to find a method of doing something similar in Flow.

                    Are we missing something, or thinking about things in the wrong way? Any suggestions you have would be appreciated.

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                      8 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                      This is something we’ve talked about both as a team and the makers of this product. As it stands, with project notes at your disposal, you can mention the project owner in the note for the project. I’m wondering if there is anything more you’d want from a project owner? What would help them do their job better?

                    • Themes

                      While I find the current blue/white Flow theme to be very simple, it might be nice to provide alternative color schemes (still clean and slick, though, of course). Or, maybe allow users to set their own colors to certain parts of the app using specific color codes (e.g., sidebar background #FFFFFF).

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                        8 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                        No plans for this one. Hey, who knows, maybe we’ll work this in during an exploratory hack day.

                      • Numbering Tasks - Templates

                        My team uses a lot of templates. For example, when we get a new client, this list of tasks needs to be completed. The order of these tasks is KEY in successful completion of the process. It would be nice if we could number the tasks in the list and they would stay in order.

                        Right now, we simply add numbers to the title of the task (1.A, 1.B, etc.) but then as soon as we change the order in which the list is sorted, they become totally out of order. Another issue with this manual method is that when…

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                          2 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          not planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                          We don’t plan to prefix numbers in any task view, but the “List, manually” view maintains its sort. So if you need to see the project in sequence, that’s the way to go. Thanks for your suggestion!

                        • A view for the workload of organizations

                          Our project managers often ask the question on what a person in our organization is working on and what to prioritise next. In the calendar we can see the tasks of a person that has a due date but there isn't any view of all the assigned task of a person. Basically it's the same functionality as "My Tasks" but for each persons of your team. The best would be to have this view on Overview to see all tasks across all teams.

                          Thanks.

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                            3 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Delete organization

                            I'd like to delete some organizations that I don't use anymore.

                            Thank you.

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                            • Sort projects alphabetically

                              it would be useful if we could sort projects by alphabet.

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                              • Mention tasks in chat

                                My favorite part of being able to create a task in chat is that the task appears right in the conversation.

                                It would useful for my team to be able to mention tasks in the chat view for tasks that already exist.

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                                  5 comments  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  planned  ·  Cyrus Molavi responded

                                  We were just talking about this the other day, and plan to take a crack at it some time this year. This would be quite handy.

                                • Resource utilization

                                  I would like a task to have a duration/level of effort estimate and then be able to see a view/report that shows resource utilization. This would stop me having to use a different tool (ResourceGuru)!

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                                  • Don't clear tasks for everyone on the team - leave it up to individual preference

                                    Me and everyone on my team would prefer if clearing the tasks wouldn't clear them for everyone, only for the user that cleared them. Sometimes we have QA checking the completed tasks before clearing them, and it already happened multiple times that someone cleaned the tasks to have a better overview for themselves and didn't expect them to be cleared for everybody.

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                                    • One-week view

                                      The current Week view shows week after week, so it's more like a "months", or "weeks", view. Can we have a "single week" view, in order to focus on the current week and nothing else? It's my most used view on the current Flow.

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                                      • Gmail Gadget

                                        Create a Gmail gadget that allows you to create a task directly from your Gmail interface. We were able to do that with a CRM solution called WorkEtc. There were buttons at the bottom of every email, that allowed you to assign any email to a Task, List, Workspace (different terms in Worketc, but same concept). This allows for a complete and thorough task list.

                                        Right now, I find myself starring emails as a task reminder to follow up, and also having to check Flow for other tasks. It redundnat to create a task in flow to respond to an…

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                                        • Chrome extension

                                          Enable users to create tasks from Gmail and web pages by web clipping with a Chrome extension.

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                                            not planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Feature Requests  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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