Activities - More status options 
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: Alex Forbes299 23 Oct 2008
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Currently you can only mark a To Do or Activity  as "Complete" or "Incomplete". Having only a boolean choice between these options makes it difficult to see, at a glance, the bigger picture of the activity and makes it harder to collaborate.
I'd like to see a system where the current "Mark To Do [Complete|Incomplete]" menu option is replaced with a "Mark To Do ..." option which expands to offer more choice. Ideally, I'd like to be able to express the following in a new system:
That a To Do is complete or incomplete
That a To Do is currently being worked on
That a To Do is deferred / suspended
These options should be mutually exclusive (i.e. only one of "Complete/Incomplete", "In-progress" or "Deferred" etc. can be used). Also, suitable icons / graphical representations of the status should appear next to the relevant To Do or Activity in the Activities panel in notes and on the web site interface.
Reason for request:
Having recently been working on Activities with other people its difficult to see what To Do's are currently being worked on or which should be left alone for now. We have resorted to various approaches such as inserting "[In Progress]" or "[Deferred]" into the activity title or moving To Do's into an "Deferred" or "In-Progress" section - but neither of these are ideal approaches.
For a start both methods are comparatively slow and inefficient, and both can cause information which used to be clear being obfuscated (e.g. moving to a section moves a To Do out of its natural / original section, and adding strings to the title causes you to 'loose' that number of characters 'off-screen' to the right.)

1) Christopher Boote10606 (24 Sep 2009)
Can I promote this one more than once?


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