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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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago
(closed account) says:
thank you so much! I will implement this.
Glad to hear that it will automatically update each month.
Posted 1 year ago
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