Our goal is for you to quickly enter your work without having to think too much about manual controls and settings – you can just type out your work like you'd think of it! Here's how:

Task Sentence Structure

In any order:

<Task name> <Work estimate> <Start> <Pinned date> <Due> <Assignee> <Priority>

Task name is the only required field to create a task

If Work estimate is not set it will default to a 15 minute task

If Start is not set it will default to today

If Pinned date is not set it will default to auto-schedule any time

If Due is not set it will default to anytime

If Assignee is not set it will default to the task creator

If Priority is not set it will default to normal

Task Sentence Language examples

Work estimate: for 30m, for 1.5h, for 1 hour 30 mins
Start date: start Monday, start next month, start Jan 1
Planned date: on Monday, on May 4
Due date: by Friday, due in two weeks, due by next month, by June 30
Assignee: @John, assign to Jill
Priority: !crit, !high, !low

Full example tasks

Draft report for 2h @John start next week due Feb 21 !high
Creates a task "Draft report," sets the work estimate to 2h, assigns it to John, adds a start date of Monday next week, sets the due date to January 31, and the priority to High

Pay bill for 5m on Friday
Creates a task "Pay bill," sets the work estimate to 5 minutes, and pins the task to Friday

Plan next project for 3h @Wendy start Monday due next Friday
Creates a task "Plan next project," sets the work estimate to 3 hours, assigns the task to Wendy, adds a start date of Monday and a due date of Friday next week

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