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  1. Immutable start/end for tasks or milestones

    It would be great to have the ability for a task or milestone to have date properties that can’t be changed. Example is if I put a release date that we have to move toward, we would rather change the scope than the date. Can this be done if not, let’s add it as a feature.

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    • Publish it in web app while user will use it from a browser and set monthly fee per user

      I love quickplan. I searched a lot before i chose it. I own a 20 people company and i need to let 3 persons work on this as we do currently with ourgoogle spreadsheets. If you make it work in windows/android or make a web version where user will be able to use it from his browser it would be perfect and companies could afford a low monthly fee fir using it

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        QuickPlan is not the online service.
        - QuickPlan is focusing to be the MOST EFFICIENT project planning app, to be simple and easy for use.
        - Project data are sensitive and owned by the users, QuickPlan does not store the user’s data on our server for SECURITY REASON

      • Is it possible to let Team members work on my projects with their own accounts

        Is it possible to share a project and let members from my team work on it from their devices using their own login details?

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          Hello,

          Thanks the idea – this is about team collaboration.

          A PROJECT is a FILE – QuickPlan stores a project as a .qpp file.

          To do team collaboration:
          - We can develop a team collaboration system for QuickPlan only. And we will have to charge the users like 1? USD per user per months, and the security project data created by the users will be saved on our server … – this is another business. Not suitable for the enterprise users.
          - Or. There are many existing collaboration platforms for team collaboration based on file sync. Like MS Sharepoint server for enterprise; or the common cloud storage service for example Dropbox for team, Google Drive to do basic file based team collaboration. The suggested solution is to use QuickPlan for macOS, and to sync .qpp files with your team members, with access controlling provided by the platforms of Dropbox, …

        • Multi platform functioning

          Is there any plans for a Windows app to be available as well as an android app? I love this app but would love to use at my desktop computer and than sync to my android phone.

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          • Hi Team, How does one increase the viewable font size?

            Hi Team, How does one increase the viewable font size?

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                No problem now.

                BTW: For critical business, I’d like suggest NOT to install iOS beta version. Even the new iOS formal release is available, it’s better to wait weeks for the apps to be ready.

                Best,

              • Resource allocation – Summary report of project member allocation

                Resource allocation – Summary report of project member allocation
                Please make this available in pdf. I am using Macbook pro and as I understand I can not export a excel file . It would be nice to be able to sent to the different resources their tasks

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                • Team members

                  Team members

                  Is iT possible to add group or teams
                  Sales-team etc...

                  Add option to add a group from me Contacts-app

                  I have 4 people in me Sales group om me contacts
                  Adding them could be a lot faster than adding individual

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                    Hello,

                    Thanks for the idea.

                    QuickPlan for iOS supports to import from iOS contact (QuickPlan for macOS supports to drag for macOS contact into QuickPlan). can you try this way to add project member.

                    The iOS contact should support to input rapidly (as it’s designed for contacts).

                    Best Regards,

                    Philip

                  • Full Google Integration

                    These Apps are wonderful for those only in the Apple Ecosystem, but I and many others use Apple devices with both Apple and Google interchangeably. The Today Widget is only for Apple devices, whereas it is already possible to open Excel files and Word documents in Google Sheets and Google Docs as well as exporting to Excel and Word from Google formats. Saving and syncing to Google Drive is necessary in my opinion for the future of these apps. I use Apple and Android mobile and iMac now with both iCloud and Google Drive. On all of these, I exclusively…

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                    • Resource assignment view

                      Dear Team,
                      I'm not able to see the resource assignment view; how is it possible to check if a resource is available and when?

                      It would be useful also to have a resource assignment view not only for a single project but for more projects.

                      Also the possibility to filter for the contents of a column would be nice.

                      The look&feel and usability is great!

                      Best regards
                      Marco

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                        Hello,

                        Thanks the ideas.

                        Would you please try exporting to excel file, there is sheet include resource allocation report?

                        And when display project tasks in LIST style, some column support sorting, can you please check it?

                        Best Regards,

                        Philip

                      • Add Actual Start and actual finish columns

                        Against the task, currently we have start and finish columns. I assume that these are planned columns. To measure our actual work against plan, if you add actual start and actual finish columns that will be really beneficial to measure project schedule performance.
                        Thanks.
                        Hshahid@msn.com

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                          Hello,

                          Thanks the idea.

                          My understanding is to add two columns to record start and finish date of the “baseline”.

                          The active start and finish date should be the actual start and finish date. (the project schedule should reflect the reality)

                          Yes, this is the feature we want – time needed.

                          Best Regards,

                        • Hours / Mins as duration unit

                          Your competitors allow this. Your zoomable interface would seem to be perfect for presenting tasks which take less than 1 day.

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                          • PDF export improvements

                            Thanks for an outstandig planning app!
                            We use the pdf export quite often. When exporting the timeline to a A3 sheet, most of the time the app divides the timeline into two sheets. Not a real problem but I prefer my timelines on one sheet. To do that I select an A2 sheet instead of an A3 sheet. This solves the issue most of the times.
                            There's one issue though: When printing the timeline on a A3, text is projected with a (for example) 12 p fontsize. This fontsize does not have to increase when printing on a A2. The…

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                              Hello,

                              Thanks for the ideas.

                              The nature of the project schedule size may be very large, this will be a very touch case sometimes if we want to print it on a small paper.

                              (It is NOT like most of other apps, like drawing apps, the drawing area is limited, so the nature of the result size is limited)

                              Even a human sometimes has no way to make it (a very big size of project schedule, print on a small paper, to keep all the content be clear and visible).

                              Like your case, it is a problem for some users as the text on the paper is not clear (as the printer need to zoom it). But it may not be a problem if printing it using a printer with very high DPI

                              An option to change the text font sometimes work well – we will test it.

                              Another issue…

                            • Critical Path Analysis

                              There needs to be a Critical Path Analysis function. This is essential and I am a little disappointed that it doesn't already exist.

                              Every project has a critical path and it needs to shown on the chart.

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                              • iCal

                                It would be great to be able to export to iCal & have a customisable toolbar at the top for a button to add as iCal event

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                                • Great Job

                                  The simplicity and flexibility of this app has really improved my planning workflow. Thank you for the hard work.

                                  Syncing between devices is my only real frustration, but I understand this is probably the apple iCloud side.

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                                    Hello,

                                    Thanks the feedback.

                                    iCloud Drive sync operations can be very simple:

                                    - On macOS, in the QuickPlan iCloud Drive folder, open the .qpp file by QuickPlan for macOS app, edit and save
                                    - After seconds/minutes/… (speed is up to iOS, network, macOS …), open the file on the iOS device via QuickPlan for iPad/iPhone

                                    The user manual of iCloud Drive sync at http://www.quickplan.xyz/documents/quickplan-for-ios/user-manual/project-sync-via-icloud-drive/ may emphasize the risk more.

                                    Best Regards,

                                    Philip

                                  • iPad Keyboard Shortcuts

                                    This app looks wonderful on an iPad, however, it could be so much more efficient if it supported keyboard shortcuts. There are some very basic shortcuts that would substantially improve the app. For example, "delete" to delete a task, arrow keys to move between tasks, etc. Even a few basic ones to start would be very helpful!

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                                    • facility to set text colour

                                      Fantastic planning tool but with a presentation issue.
                                      The ability to optionally set the default text colour to black to override situations when white text is the default on some task bars.
                                      White text doesn't make for easy readability.

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                                        Thanks the idea.

                                        I suppose that you display the schedule via project, as the color limitation of the project, it’s not easy to ready the text on Gantt chart.

                                        I’d like that the users will NOT to care about this, the app will to change the text color if needed. Would you please help to let me know when the white text is not easy to read (what’s the background)?

                                        Thanks,

                                      • Resources with more units

                                        It would be great to have the option to assign resources with more units i.e. 5 Workers to a task and see the right working times and costs.
                                        At the moment I have to assign those 5 workers individualy to achieve this.

                                        BR
                                        Nanning

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                                          Hello,

                                          Thanks for the idea.

                                          This feature may help some users, the concern is that it may confuse other users.

                                          And it’s not very hard to select more users by using QuickPlan

                                          Best Regards,

                                          Philip

                                        • Custom field to filter

                                          When having large projects, getting overview is my main issue. One way of clustering is to have the indentation (grouping in the gantt chart). Issue for me is, that depending on the situation, I want to see a different clustering. Having a custom field (better even two) available per task would give the possibility to store custom tag. Functionality to filter on these tags would give me the option to have clear overview on my project. Making these tag fields available in the export would allow me to make my custom reports on project status from a single data source.

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