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Smart list for tasks due this month; then next month

(closed account) says:
for tasks due this month:
I tried: dueBefore: 1st of next month. However it didn't pick up a task that I added as Oct 31.

for tasks due next month:
I'm not sure how I can add this as a Smart List. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!
Posted at 3:12am on October 12, 2021
andrewski (Remember The Milk) says:
Hi jy321,
Thanks for getting in touch. The following should work for your purposes:

This month: dueBefore:"1st"

Next month: dueWithin:"1 month of 1st"

If you're still not seeing a task for Oct 31, you may want to contact us and we can get a screenshot or some other details to help with some specifics that may keep that from working (timezone mismatch, etc.)

I hope this helps otherwise!
Posted 11 months ago
(closed account) says:
andrewski - thank you very much. Both seem to be working.

When I type in 1st, the system defaults to Nov. 1st. I'm wondering do I need to update this list every month (after Nov. 1st), or would it automatically update to Dec. 1st next month?

Thank you
Posted 11 months ago
andrewski (Remember The Milk) says:
Hi jy321,
It would update automatically but I was going to give an example you could try today to test this out, and I noticed one way this Smart List would fail: on the first it wouldn't include tasks due that day. So I've amended the Smart List search below:

dueBefore:"1st" OR (due:"1st" AND due:today)

(This will show tasks due within the calendar month and, on the first, will make sure to include tasks due that day.)

I hope this helps!
Posted 11 months ago
(closed account) says:
thank you so much! I will implement this.
Glad to hear that it will automatically update each month.
Posted 11 months ago
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