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-====== ​Task Attribute Preferences ======+====== ​Tasklist ​Attribute Preferences ====== 
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 +([[tools-menu|Menu Bar > Tools]] > Preferences > User Interface > Tasklist Attributes) 
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 +  * [[#​date_time_formatting|Date/​Time Formatting]] 
 +  * [[#​other|Other]]
  
 {{images:​screenshots:​ui-task-attrib-prefs.png}} {{images:​screenshots:​ui-task-attrib-prefs.png}}
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 **Hide '​Start'​ and '​Due'​ dates for completed tasks**\\ **Hide '​Start'​ and '​Due'​ dates for completed tasks**\\
 This is just one of a number of options for reducing clutter and visiually separating complete and incomplete tasks. This is just one of a number of options for reducing clutter and visiually separating complete and incomplete tasks.
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-**Hide 'Due Time', 'Start Time', '​Completed Time' fields**\\ 
-By default ToDoList allows you to specify the time as well as the date for due, start and completed dates. However since not all people require these fields you can optionally hide them. 
  
 **Hide zero '​Times'​ and '​Costs'​**\\ **Hide zero '​Times'​ and '​Costs'​**\\
-Again this helps redues ​visual clutter ​my not rendering the time or cost when it is zero.+Again this helps reduce ​visual clutter ​by not rendering the time or cost when it is zero.
  
 **Display dates in ISO format**\\ **Display dates in ISO format**\\
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 **Include the weekday when displaying dates**\\ **Include the weekday when displaying dates**\\
-This option displays the abbreviated weekday ​to the last of the date.+This option displays the abbreviated weekday ​in front of the date.
  
 Note: Without this option set dates are aligned to the left of the column, with it they are aligned to the right, just to make scanning the dates easier. Note: Without this option set dates are aligned to the left of the column, with it they are aligned to the right, just to make scanning the dates easier.
  
 **Round 'Time Estimate/​Spent'​ to whole numbers**\\ **Round 'Time Estimate/​Spent'​ to whole numbers**\\
-This simplifies the display of task times without changing the actual values recorded. Again juts to make scanning the tasklist easier.+This simplifies the display of task times without changing the actual values recorded. Again just to make scanning the tasklist easier.
  
 **Display 'Time Estimate/​Spent'​ times in HMS format**\\ **Display 'Time Estimate/​Spent'​ times in HMS format**\\
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 Note: the length of a week and the length of a day are those specified elsewhere in the Preferences. Note: the length of a week and the length of a day are those specified elsewhere in the Preferences.
  
-**Append the user's '​Created By' name when pasting the '​Date/​Time'​**+**Append the user's '​Created By' name when pasting the '​Date/​Time'​**\\ 
 +- TODO -
  
-**Append the following text when pasting the '​Date/​Time'​**+**Append the following text when pasting the '​Date/​Time'​**\\ 
 +- TODO -
  
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 ==== Other==== ==== Other====
  
-**Show '​Reminders'​ as dates and times**+**Show '​Reminders'​ as dates and times**\\ 
 +- TODO -
  
-**Show completion checkbox beside task's title when completion column is hidden**+**Show completion checkbox beside task's title when completion column is hidden**\\ 
 +This option moves the checkbox for marking a task as complete tight up against the task's title text rather than in its own column. 
 +- TODO -
  
-**Hide the splitter bar between task titles and attribute columns**+**Hide the splitter bar between task titles and attribute columns**\\ 
 +- TODO -
  
 **Show task infotips**\\ **Show task infotips**\\
 Displays detailed information when you move the mouse cursor over a task in the task list. Displays detailed information when you move the mouse cursor over a task in the task list.
  
-  * **Limit length of comments shown to '​n'​ characters**\\ Without this option ToDoList would display the entirety of a task's comments in the infotip which would lead to very large and unwieldy ​infotips.+  * **Limit length of comments shown to '​n'​ characters**\\ Without this option ToDoList would display the entirety of a task's comments in the infotip which would lead to large and unwieldy ​info-tips.
  
 **Display comments after task title in list**\\ **Display comments after task title in list**\\
 This option renders any additional comments after a task's title text in the task list. This option renders any additional comments after a task's title text in the task list.
  
-Note: the task list scrollbars ​will not extend to accomodate ​this extra text so not all of the comment may be visible.+Note: the task view horizontal scrollbar ​will not extend to accommodate ​this extra text so not all of the comment may be visible.
  
   * **Display only the first line of comments**\\ This is a useful device that you can use to selectively show and hide the comments that are displayed after the task title. To hide the comments simply make the fist line of the comments blank.   * **Display only the first line of comments**\\ This is a useful device that you can use to selectively show and hide the comments that are displayed after the task title. To hide the comments simply make the fist line of the comments blank.
  
 **Strike-through completed tasks**\\ **Strike-through completed tasks**\\
-This useful for picking out which tasks are completed.+This useful for easily identifying ​which tasks are completed.
  
-Note If you use a high resolution display you might find that the default struck-through font used for completed tasks is virtually unreadable, in which case simple ​deselect this option+Note If you use a high resolution display you might find that the default struck-through font used for completed tasks is virtually unreadable, in which case deselect this option.
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-**Display completion checkbox next to task's title**\\ +
-This option moves the checkbox for marking a task as complete tight up against the task's title text rather than in its own column. +
- +
-**Display Subtask completion in front of task's title**\\ +
-This displays fractionally (number of completed subtasks/​total number of subtasks) how many of the task's subtasks are completed.+
  
 **Show Parent tasks with a folder icon**\\ **Show Parent tasks with a folder icon**\\
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 Note: If you manually specify an icon [[select-task-icon-dialog.md|manually specify an icon]] then this will override the parent folder icon. Note: If you manually specify an icon [[select-task-icon-dialog.md|manually specify an icon]] then this will override the parent folder icon.
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 +**Hide zero '% Complete'​ (0%)**\\
 +- TODO -
  
 **Hide '% Complete'​ for completed tasks**\\ **Hide '% Complete'​ for completed tasks**\\
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 **Set '% Complete'​ increment to '​n'​**\\ **Set '% Complete'​ increment to '​n'​**\\
 +- TODO -
  
 **Show columns on the right of the task tree**\\ **Show columns on the right of the task tree**\\
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 **Show non-file links as text**\\ **Show non-file links as text**\\
 By default ToDoList displays file links by their representative icon. This option allows you to use this field to also store raw text and not have ToDoList try to convert it to a file icon. By default ToDoList displays file links by their representative icon. This option allows you to use this field to also store raw text and not have ToDoList try to convert it to a file icon.
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 +**Set focus to tasklist whenever ToDoList is activated**\\
 +- TODO -
  
 **Display the selected task's path in the list header**\\ **Display the selected task's path in the list header**\\
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 **Always hide parent task's in List View**\\ **Always hide parent task's in List View**\\
 +- TODO -
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 +See also: [[preferences-dialog|Preferences Dialog]], [[tools-menu|Tools Menu]], [[ui-toolbar|Application Toolbar]]
  
  
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