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 **From Due Date**\\ **From Due Date**\\
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 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. 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.
  
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 **From Completion Date**\\ **From Completion Date**\\
 +The task's new due date is calculated from its completion date.
  
-The task's new due date is calculated from the date it is completed. +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.
-eg. If you had scheduled a monthly task to get a haircut but you were 2 weeks late on one occasion, then your next haircut would be scheduled a month from the date you actually received your haircut.+
  
 **From Start Date**\\ **From Start Date**\\
- +The task's new due date is calculated from its current ​start date. 
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-. 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==== ====When I complete this task====
  
 **Reuse the existing 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
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 +If the task contains subtasks then these are also reverted to an incomplete state.
  
 **Create a new task**\\ **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.
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 +If the task contains subtasks then these are also copied and initialised to an incomplete state.
  
 +Furthermore,​ any tasks which were dependent on the '​old'​ task are updated to reference the newly created 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}}+**Ask me what to do**\\ 
 +Displays ​the following dialog ​so you don't have to decide ahead of time:\\ 
 +{{images:​screenshots:​recurring-ask-me-dialog.png}}
  
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