Pocket Informant 5 For iOS

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  1. Email to Event/calendar

    Would like to convert emails to events in app

    166 votes
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      8 comments  ·  Calendar Views  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Please make a way to link between my calendar and my email

      With a direct link between a calendar item and an email the information in an email can be found quicker and without having to search stacks of emails. Interesting in case of invitations for a meeting with added documents.

      157 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Drag and drop arrangement of tasks

        Would like to drag and drop tasks into any order in any of the task view groupings.

        131 votes
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          11 comments  ·  Task View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Bring back numeric "buttons" for entering time of events rather than wheels

          Now that you folks have drastically improved the date picker in PI5.1 by reverting to a PI4-style calendar you can tap on... please fix time entry for events & bring back numbers you can tap on! If the old PI4 keypad layout doesn't fit with your new in-line design sense, how about 2 rows of numbers/symbols: first row has buttons for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & second includes 7, 8, 9, 0, :, and am/pm toggle?

          This wouldn't take up any more vertical space than the current wheels and would be more precise - particularly since PI5 now…

          129 votes
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            19 comments  ·  User Interface (General)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Sort tasks in focus/calendar views

            Ability to change the sort order of tasks in the focus and/or calendar views.

            125 votes
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              11 comments  ·  Focus View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Please bring back the different color themes!!!!!

              We are working on this for a future release. We want to make sure that the colored themes are not getting in the way of any other Informant functions and that the user interface will function the same regardless of the colors.

              120 votes
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                9 comments  ·  Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Triggers

                Please add the following capabilities to Triggers

                Ability to create and save checklist in the trigger screen like in the old PI template.

                Ability to create a trigger from an existing item--Done in 5.2

                Ability for Triggers to support the same fields as the templates

                You can now set the "All Day" flag in Event Triggers (it's the first option in the Hour field) Done in 5.2

                Please add an option to "Triggers" where I can filter the trigger lists.

                The idea is, if you have a large number of Triggers, it will reduce the number of displayed Triggers.

                2nd…

                119 votes
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                  26 comments  ·  Triggers/Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • smart filter - tag

                  Would like to be able to use the tags element in smart filters

                  102 votes
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                    10 comments  ·  Settings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Accepting invites from PI

                    Currently, I have to use the standard Apple Calendar app to accept or reject meeting requests.
                    I would like:
                    * to be able to do so directly from PI (like the standard app does - and several competitors)
                    * to see the unanswered requests highlighted on the calendar
                    * possibly to see the number of unanswered requests on the badge

                    81 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Calendar Views  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • due date countdown

                      In task view, give us an option to show the number of days until the due date or a countdown until due; essentially the opposite of # days overdue (instead of the date).
                      With just the due date showing, I can't tell how many days until the due date unless I flip back to the calendar view and count them. I'd like to know how close it is to the due date for a given task. Thanks!

                      62 votes
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                        4 comments  ·  Task View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Offer Setting to Have subtasks always remain collapsed or expanded based on user preference

                        Add a setting that allows the user to determine if the subtasks show expanded or collapsed.

                        61 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Task View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 51 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  User Interface (General)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Print month view

                            Could you include a print month view, and not just an agenda view for printing?

                            47 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Calendar Views  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Mail View with button in Navigation

                              I would like to have a button in the main navigation for direct access to eMails (like for Contacts, Notes, Tasks and Focus).

                              Please allow to archive mails in the eMail-View.

                              46 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Sort tasks by two parameters - e.g. By priority then by project

                                Sort tasks by two parameters - e.g. By priority then by project. This way tasks can be better visually separated. So eg high priory tasks would all be together but home verses work projects could be separated (and seen altogether because the projects would be coloured differently)

                                40 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Task View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Search Function Available In All Views

                                  Have search available on the view, as it was in Informant 4

                                  33 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  User Interface (General)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Apple Pencil

                                    PLEASE PLEASE make Informant compatible with Apple Pencil???? There would be nothing better than to be able to make notes and annotations on my calendar. Thank you!!
                                    From a devoted subscriber ❤️

                                    28 votes
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                                      5 comments  ·  User Interface iPad Specific  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Tabs on left side of screen - Left Handed Navigation

                                      Allow tabs to be on left or right side of screen for those who use left or right hand to hold phone.

                                      27 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Please add integration with workflow app

                                        Be able to use workflow with PI

                                        22 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Navigation - Force touch to Focus View and Saved Searches

                                          Would be great to see today view from force touch quick view.
                                          Also, could you keep a history of previous searches when opening the search window. I often have to search again for names or events and this would prevent having to enter the same text multiple times.
                                          Many thanks,
                                          Matt McKernan

                                          22 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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