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How can I create a "backlog" of tasks with no specified start or end date?


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    Sanket Pai

    I agree with you guys. We have this on our radar. Will keep this thread updated.

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    Rashmi Likhite

    It is mandatory to specify the start and end date for tasks.

    If I have misunderstood your concern, please give me an example or elaborate on this so that I can investigate. I request you to open a support ticket for this.

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    Martijn Van Der Voort

    I have a similar question as well; why is it made mandatory? The reason we use a project tool is to have all  tasks there, date/timelines or not. Sometimes when starting a large project it is sheer impossible to already assign date/time to a task simply because resource is not know yet. With current option it is only possible to add this task later so no visibility of its place in the project OR just don't create project at all. This feature needs review. One should be able to add a task to a project without dates otherwise tool defeats object.

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    Martijn Van Der Voort

    Opened a support ticket for this>

    Your request (#4179) has been received, and is being reviewed by our support staff.

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    Dario Garcia Coder

    Such a feature will be great for Agile projects, where ideas are kept in a backlog till the product owner decides its time to work on it.

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    Joshua Proudfoot

    I have this challenge too.  Most tasks I know the dates for, some I don't.  Later, when our client gives us direction, I will be able to fill that in.  A TBD "to be determined" option would be great for the tasks you know you need, but dates will come later.

     

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    Lena Ogren

    Any updates on this? 

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    Sanket Pai

    Lena,

    I just made a comment on Thursday that this is on our radar and we will have this soon. We are looking at the option of keeping the date fields blank. Will update this thread as we make progress.

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    Tim Yeaman

    Has this been implemented?

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