User Tools

Site Tools


recurrence-options-dialog

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
recurrence-options-dialog [2020/01/01 00:35]
admin
recurrence-options-dialog [2020/01/01 02:00] (current)
admin
Line 3: Line 3:
  
 This dialog allows you to define a variety of repeating patterns for your task, similar to Microsoft Outlook. ​ This dialog allows you to define a variety of repeating patterns for your task, similar to Microsoft Outlook. ​
 +-----
 +==== Task Occurs====
  
-Start by selecting a frequency ​of repetition from the radio-buttons on the left:+These options define the overall ​frequency ​at which your task repeats:\\
  
-=== Task Occurs Daily===+  * Once 
 +  * [[#​task_occurs_daily|Daily]] 
 +  * [[#​task_occurs_weekly|Weekly]] 
 +  * [[#​task_occurs_monthly|Monthly]] 
 +  * [[#​task_occurs_yearly|Yearly]]. 
 + 
 +----- 
 +====Task Occurs Daily====
 {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-daily-dialog.png}} {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-daily-dialog.png}}
  
Line 20: Line 29:
 **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\ **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\
 Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions. Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions.
 +
 +See below: [[#​calculate_next_occurrence|Calculate next occurrence]],​ [[#​when_i_complete_this_task|When I complete this task]]
  
 ----- -----
  
-=== Task Occurs Weekly===+====Task Occurs Weekly====
 {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-weekly-dialog.png}} {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-weekly-dialog.png}}
  
Line 34: Line 45:
 **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\ **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\
 Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions. Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions.
 +
 +See below: [[#​calculate_next_occurrence|Calculate next occurrence]],​ [[#​when_i_complete_this_task|When I complete this task]]
  
 ----- -----
  
-=== Task Occurs Monthly===+====Task Occurs Monthly====
 {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-monthly-dialog.png}} {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-monthly-dialog.png}}
  
Line 46: Line 59:
 Task repeats on the specified day of the month, after the specified interval in months. Task repeats on the specified day of the month, after the specified interval in months.
  
-**The** ''<​first/​second/​third/​fourth/​fifth>​ <​Monday-Sunday>''​ **of every** ''<​interval>''​ **month**\\+**The** ''<​first/​second/​third/​fourth/​fifth>​ <​Monday-Sunday>''​ **of every** ''<​interval>''​ **months**\\
 Task repeats on the specified day of the week, after the specified interval in months. Task repeats on the specified day of the week, after the specified interval in months.
  
 **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\ **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\
 Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions. Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions.
 +
 +See below: [[#​calculate_next_occurrence|Calculate next occurrence]],​ [[#​when_i_complete_this_task|When I complete this task]]
  
 ----- -----
  
-=== Task Occurs Yearly===+====Task Occurs Yearly====
 {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-yearly-dialog.png}} {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-yearly-dialog.png}}
  
Line 68: Line 83:
 **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\ **End after** ''<​interval>''​ **occurrences**\\
 Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions. Task stops repeating after the specified number of completions.
 +
 +See below: [[#​calculate_next_occurrence|Calculate next occurrence]],​ [[#​when_i_complete_this_task|When I complete this task]]
  
 ----- -----
  
-==Common Settings==+====Calculate next occurrence==== 
 + 
 +**From Due Date**\\ 
 +This is the default option and should cover most of your needs. The task's new due date is calculated from its old due date regardless of when the task is actually completed. 
 + 
 +ie. Whether you complete the task early, late, or on-time, the next occurrence will always be the same. 
 + 
 +**From Completion Date**\\ 
 +The task's new due date is calculated from its completion date. 
 + 
 +eg. You had scheduled a monthly task to get a haircut but you were 2 weeks late on one occasion. 
 +Your next haircut would be scheduled a month from the date you actually received your haircut, not from the date you were scheduled to get it. 
 + 
 +**From Start Date**\\ 
 +The task's new due date is calculated from its current start date. 
 +----- 
 +====When I complete this task==== 
 + 
 +**Reuse the existing task**\\ 
 +This is the default. The existing task is reverted to an incomplete state:\\ 
 +  * Completion date is cleared 
 +  * Time Spent is cleared 
 +  * Percentage Completion is cleared 
 +  * Status is set to its default state 
 +  * Comments are cleared if **Preserve Comments** is not set 
 + 
 +If the task contains subtasks then these are also reverted to an incomplete state. 
 + 
 +**Create a new task**\\ 
 +A copy of the completed task is inserted below the existing task and is initialised to an incomplete state as above. 
 + 
 +If the task contains subtasks then these are also copied and initialised to an incomplete state.
  
-**Calculate next occurrence**\\ +Furthermoreany tasks which were dependent ​on the '​old'​ task are updated ​to reference ​the newly created task.
-from the Start DateCompletion Date, or Due Date. So for example, you get a reminder to start on Monday. The next reminder will come next Monday if you use the Start date. If you start on Monday and finish on Wednesday, and this is set to Completion date, then you'll get a reminder ​the following Wednesday.+
  
-**When I complete this task**\\ +**Ask me what to do**\\ 
-to Reuse the existing task if that makes sense for your purposes, or to Create a new task if you want to track each event separately. You can also set this to "Ask me what to do" to get the option on each recurrence. With that option set, when you complete a recurring task, you see the following dialog:\\ {{images:​screenshots:​recurring-ask-me-dialog.png}}+Displays ​the following dialog so you don't have to decide ahead of time:\\ 
 +{{images:​screenshots:​recurring-ask-me-dialog.png}}
  
 ----- -----
recurrence-options-dialog.1577838949.txt.gz · Last modified: 2020/01/01 00:35 by admin