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Task Descriptions in Task Notifications
« on: November 11, 2009, 08:30:42 pm »
my coworkers are complaining to me that when they get an email stating that they have a new task assigned to them, it has next to no information and they are forced to log into goo, just to see what the task is.

At some point I think I'm going to have to hack the task notifier so that it will email users with:

Name of Task
Task Description
Assigned to
Created by (and timestamp)
List of linked objects (maybe links into opengoo)
Due Dates
WorkSpace
Subscribers

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Re: Task Descriptions in Task Notifications
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2009, 02:22:08 am »
Very good idea. And will be good to see the changes of previos version:
For example:

Name of Task
Task Description
Assigned to
Created by (and timestamp)
List of linked objects (maybe links into opengoo)
Due Dates:
10.11.2009
> changed to:
15.11.2009
WorkSpace
Subscribers

And do the diff for old and new "Task description", like this:
Task Description:
1) Do the first thing
- 2) Do the second thing
+ 2) Do the second important thing
3) Do the third thing

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Re: Task Descriptions in Task Notifications
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2009, 08:47:32 pm »
My guess is that an email gets sent for each task regardless of if it's a subtask of something, but that does make me think that if the task has a parent that should be in the email as well...  oh and so should the milestone if applicable.

Milestone: blah
Parent Task: blah blah
Task: blah blah blah

Description: super blah

(clicking on the tasks or parents takes you into goo to view that object)

I really like the idea of telling people what something was before changing it and then what it is now.  This would be a great addition to the email that gets sent to Subscribers

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Re: Task Descriptions in Task Notifications
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2009, 05:21:22 pm »
agreed
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Re: Task Descriptions in Task Notifications
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2010, 04:12:50 pm »
I agree!!
Posted something about it a while ago it would be great in future versions!
http://forums.fengoffice.com/index.php?topic=3009.0

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Re: Task Descriptions in Task Notifications
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2010, 12:47:23 pm »
Sorry, I posted this exact need the other day, I did not find your post beforehand.

If there's a way to hack the notifier, I'd be glad to help.  I just need to be pointed in the right direction.
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Re: Task Descriptions in Task Notifications
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2010, 07:44:33 pm »
it's on my 'todo' list..  :-[

Right now my company has me so busy that we don't even have the time to do self promotion (like actually have a website, pretty sad for a web marketing company)