Pocket Informant 5 For iOS

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  1. Email to Event/calendar

    Would like to convert emails to events in app

    149 votes
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      7 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.

      141 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  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.

        118 votes
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          10 comments  ·  Focus View  ·  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.

          108 votes
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            8 comments  ·  Task 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.

            104 votes
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              6 comments  ·  Settings  ·  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

                67 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!

                  61 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 →
                    • 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 →
                      • 43 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  User Interface (General)  ·  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)

                          39 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

                            29 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 ❤️

                              22 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  User Interface iPad Specific  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Please add integration with workflow app

                                Be able to use workflow with PI

                                21 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  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

                                  21 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Keep a journal

                                    Hi, thanks for this great product.

                                    For me, one thing is missing though: I would like to keep a journal of the daily activities I do each day. It would be nice to keep items in a calendar day's page for stuff I worked on for the day. As we speak, I use some other app where I can put stuff like:

                                    Request #1 - Script to delete computer objects in AD - 3 hours done
                                    Request #2 - Remove Duplicates from the report - 2 hours done
                                    Etc...

                                    A time keeping option would be very nice. If I had…

                                    19 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Calendar Views  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Tips at startup

                                      Create a "Tips" interface that highlights new features and how to use them, one tip screen at a time, like some other apps do. Have it start automatically on each launch after an update until someone chooses"Don't Show Again". That would pop up a quick message telling them how to manually launch it in the future.

                                      15 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  User Interface (General)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Automatically bring overdue items to next due date (optional due)

                                        Set a secondary due date on a task that the task reverts to when the primary due date passes.

                                        14 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Task View  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • habits

                                          a habit tracking part of task view would be awesome:
                                          creating a daily task as a "habit" by an "is this a habit?" question for making some habit lists.
                                          ticking daily habits and workouts.
                                          as a weekly monthly and such periodic statistical analyse of daily completed habits on some beautiful graphs
                                          and this can be a buyable feature in informant & informant5

                                          12 votes
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