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Filter out tasks with a start time that is later in the day

This would be optional.

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  • Howard commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Seven years later. This is the one major thing about Toodledo and UTL that i miss from other tools. Please can we have Start filter on time as well as date!

  • JohnS commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I strongly support this as well, and agree that sorting is not a substitute for filtering.

  • Saskia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Just to add, the workaround of using the sort function is completely inadequate - I already have start date as my final sort criterion but the tasks which can't be done until later in the day still show up too high in my list. I don't want to make start date my primary sort criterion as this would mess up the order I want tasks to display in so it is not a good enough work around. I want my task list to only show those tasks which can be completed right now, I've spent quite a lot of time setting things up to do this and the start time is the main thing stopping me from being able to do this properly.

  • Saskia commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is one of my biggest annoyances about both Ultimate ToDo and Toodledo - if I set a start time it is because the task cannot start until then; it is distracting to have tasks on my list that I can't actually do. It is meaningless to even have a "start time" field if it doesn't hide tasks that haven't started yet!

  • Jeremy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If I've set a start time it is because the task CANNOT be done until a version time. Having it simply appear further down the list is just as annoying. Can we get a filter option to not show tasks with a later start time?

  • Jacqui commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I also support this. I would also like to be able to sort on time too so that I could show the tasks for a given day in time order. So much easier to start at the top of the list and work down then.

  • Andy Henson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I support this. A filter for "Start Date and Time" would be great so a task isn't shown until it's start time has been reached if the start date is the current date.

    If that is difficult, I'd be happy with a filter just on start time (irrespective of the date).

    It's annoying to have tasks displayed which cannot currently be performed.

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