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Include priority and other properties in one line with the task name

philip.bartfield says:
Currently, I add the task and then go find it to change the priority. It would be great if there was a way to change priority when adding the task.

Thanks
Posted at 2:25pm on September 23, 2008
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emily (Remember The Milk) says:
We've introduced Smart Add, and it's available for Remember The Milk for Gmail; please see our blog post.
Posted 7 years ago
pmberkeley says:
Search this forum for "priority". The only other search result that comes up explains how to do it.
Posted 7 years ago
traycerb says:
Not the OP, but that post (http://www.rememberthemilk.com/forums/gmail/4957/)
doesn't address the concern.

When adding a NEW task, you can't specify the priority in the text. eg you can't write:

Finish report, tag with work, priority 2.

The official RTM/gmail addon site (http://www.rememberthemilk.com/services/gmail/) doesn't show any examples of setting the priority that way. I tried it and "priority 2" or "set priority 2" just shows up in the Task name.

If this isn't implemented, it would be a nice improvement, and, I think, a might bit easier to parse/implement than what's already been done.
Posted 7 years ago
jason.lemieux says:
A nice way to implement this would be through the use of punctuation.

Pick up some milk! > sets to priority3
Pick up some milk!! > sets to priority2
Pick up some milk!!! > sets to priority1

Would *love* to see that.
Posted 7 years ago
bugsie says:
Yes, please. Also priority in the browser button widget thing would be good too.
Posted 7 years ago
michael.zinc says:
Let me give two hooves up to this suggestion, it's elegant and clean:

Pick up some milk! > sets to priority3
Pick up some milk!! > sets to priority2
Pick up some milk!!! > sets to priority1

But P:1, P:2, etc., would also work well. Should be on the shortlist for RTM's developers.
Posted 7 years ago
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