Retain properties of inline-completed tasks, and include inline-completed tasks on calendar

Currently it's possible to complete a task and have it remain inline by either holding shift while clicking it, or by holding Shift while pressing the "Ctrl-Spacebar" hotkey. The task will be converted to a bullet point in which the text is formatted as ~strikethrough~.

That works, but during that conversion, the properties of the task are lost (eg. we no longer can retrieve the task's Start Date, priority or any other info), and we cannot see that task as completed on the Calendar.

For this feature suggestion, the proposal is to have completed tasks remain inline AND keep all of the existing properties of that task. This will be especially useful for the other feature suggested on here, namely "Mirrored tasks", in order to ensure consistency when a task with mirrors gets completed.

Suggested by Lucian Sep 19, 2022


User #39880
8:15am on October 18, 2022

I also need this, deleting tasks from where they are in notes looks like parts of it are missing. Even in your tutorial note, after you complete the tasks, you realise you don't know what you completed and where exactly was it.

2:16pm on November 15, 2022

I need this so, so bad. I have a poor memory and depend on tools like AmpleNote to maintain a history of what I set out to do and whether/when it was done. I need a faded/crossed-out task (like the ones in the "Completed" footer tab) to remain in the exact place where I added it, so I don't keep planning and doing the same things over and over forever. Seriously it's that bad.

User #51118
6:28pm on January 20, 2023

This is so very necessary in my opinion. Other task list apps just "gray out" when a task is completed and leaves it inline and in order. Not having this feature (which I wish I would have verified before subscribing) is preventing me from using this app to it's potential. I'm still using Tweek for my task lists. Please add this in!

User #64593
3:35pm on February 25, 2023

So important and required. It's just not usable if the task is removed from its context. I also can't use this app for tasks without this functionality.

User #68269
9:51pm on March 20, 2023

This is critical, need this please

5:03pm on May 16, 2023

+1 to all of the above comments. 👍

6:37pm on June 9, 2023

I would love to be able to hide tasks until a future date (so they don't show up in the Tasks view, unless they were explicitly toggled to 'view hidden tasks') but have them remain in their context in the note (perhaps grayed out, or otherwise visibly indicated that they were 'hidden'). This would allow a workflow where I could visit the note in my weekly review, add a task to follow up with a staff member and hide it until next Tuesday (for example). The task would still be shown on the note (so I could remember that next action had been determined), but it would not show on my Task list when I was looking for things to act on (since I can't act on it yet!).

10:16am on July 17, 2023

I felt this would be a handy feature too!

User #93487
1:22am on August 30, 2023

+1(000) - this is a deal-breaker for me ... and absolutely needs to apply to Hidden tasks as well - i.e. both Hidden and Completed tasks remain visible (but greyed out, and for Completed tasks also struck-through) in their original place in the note in Jots & Notes modes, but as per current behaviour are not visible in Tasks mode (unless toggled into view from the 3-dot menu).

I'd be fine with a pair of options (in settings, or even better perhaps on/off toggle icons beside the 3-dot menu at top-right so you can see which statuses are currently operable at all times) to control them being hidden from view or not, but this should be a "visual only" thing rather than actually removing them from the body of the note, so that if the option is toggled back to visible they simply "re-appear" in their original location/context.

User #110654
4:06pm on January 18, 2024

+ 1 from me too. I have been using the "shift-click" method to keep the task where it is in my note. As indicated in this feature suggestion up top, this evidently destroys some characteristics of the checkbox item. The proposal sounds perfect to me: "have completed tasks remain inline AND keep all of the existing properties of that task" Thank you.

User #116075
5:07pm on February 11, 2024

Finding exactly what I was looking for suggested over a year ago is kind of depressing...

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