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Make 'This Week' view one screen, with tasks grouped by day

lolongan says:

I make extensive use of this view and find it not very convenient. You need to hit a day to see the tasks in this day and hit the back button to come back to hit on another day.
I would prefer this view to be a scrolling screen, with tasks simply grouped by day and each day separated from the others by a gray strip showing the corresponding date (same as in the Apple Contacts app, where the contacts are displayed grouped by alphabet)

Posted at 5:12pm on November 8, 2008

Launchedemily (Remember The Milk) says:

We've just launched version 3.0, which has a 'This Week' view grouped by day (yay!). Please see the blog post for more details.

Posted 1 year ago

johnwin says:

+1

Posted 5 years ago

mystwillow Pro says:

I agree. This would be a better interface for this screen.

Posted 5 years ago

djwess Pro says:

thirded

Posted 5 years ago

scott.elias Pro says:

I, too, thing this view could use some tweaking. I imagine "this week" as showing all of the tasks that will come due this week, rather than a list of days I have to drill down into.

One too many steps IMHO.

Posted 5 years ago

chrisbx Pro says:

I have solved this by making a smart list with the following statement :

dueWithin:"1 week of today" OR due:never OR dueBefore:today

Then I have a list that shows the tasks due within one week of today, those that have no due date, and those that are overdue !

Posted 5 years ago

lolongan says:

Sure, I also use SmartList as a workaround, but it still lacks the date separators which will make this list much more readable

Posted 5 years ago

rovingdan Pro says:

I USED to use another iphone app that does it like this but one advantage with the RTM approach is that if you add a new task whilst browsing a day then it will be added to it. With the other approach you have to specify the day.

Posted 5 years ago

vamshikk Pro says:

Smartlist is the way to go. I have a 'tasks with due date' and a 'tasks with no due date' smart lists.

~V

Posted 5 years ago

aloshka says:

I for one really like the week view list. It let's me view how busy a day is before adding another task to it.

Posted 5 years ago

ab (Remember The Milk) says:

A quick tip for anyone who doesn't know:

You can quickly pop right back to the root menu by simply tapping on the This Week icon again in the bottom bar (this works on any icon). So if you're a couple of views deep, no need to keep hitting the back button! :)

Posted 5 years ago

aloshka says:

Cool. That makes it easier!

Posted 5 years ago

soundsgood says:

Well, RTM developers, if you do choose to add a scrolling "week list," as some have requested, please don't remove the individual-day views we have currently. I like being able to see any day's tasks with one tap.

While I do see the value of having a scrolling list of the week's tasks, I don't want that to replace the current system; I don't want always to have to scroll to the bottom of a list to see what's due 5 or 6 days later. :-)

Posted 5 years ago

lolongan says:

I see that some agree with my suggestion, some don't.
So here's another changed suggestion :
Leave the "Week" view like it is, but Add to the SmarLists (and any individual list) - which currently already display tasks in scrolling view - some date seperators to make the list more readable. You don't need to have separator for every day, just "Today", "Tomorrow", "Next seven days", "Further" and "No due date" would be fine.

Posted 5 years ago

asw says:

+1

Posted 5 years ago

ab (Remember The Milk) says:

@soundsgood

Don't worry about that, it's very very very unlikely that we'd remove a feature :) Especially one that is given its own icon, you can add some more very's for that hehe.

Posted 5 years ago

cmakowsky Pro says:

Yes, agreed. Please add a single "this week" view, similar to the iphone calendar in the list view.

Posted 5 years ago

tgautier says:

+1

I think if you look at the google gadget, it provides some awesome functionality.

Having a scrolling list is key for readability and easy access without mad typing.

One click edit/postpone/complete is perfect, and could be done on the iPhone with tap/swipe left/swipe right

Posted 5 years ago

jswadley says:

+1

Too many taps for what could be on the first screen. Keep up the awesome work on the app! It's great!

Posted 5 years ago

johnmsch Pro says:

I went the smartlist route for this also. Now, if I could only put that smartlist on the menu bar at the bottom of my iPhone...

Posted 5 years ago

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