How I ran my todos with Joplin

Hi all, just wanted to offer a few enhancements I've found useful:

  • As well as adding [Block] to demote tasks I can't do anything about now, I also use [Wait] to demote tasks that are blocked by me waiting for other people/things not just blocked by tasks

  • Joplin's search let's you filter to only show tasks that are incomplete with iscompleted:0

  • I keep one list of every task but also have a list of tasks that aren't blocked with -title:[Block] (I haven't yet figured out how to remove Block and Wait tasks, don't know if it's possible)

  • I add a decription to each note and use Note Overview's excerpt option to show the description

  • Use the notebook option to see what project it belongs to

  • Whenever I add a task that;s blocked I add links between them to remind me what's blocking what (use Right Click > Copy Markdown link to grab the link without leaving the note)

Here's my full set up in case I missed anything:

<!-- note-overview-plugin
search: notebook:To-Do type:todo iscompleted:0 -title:[Block]
fields: title, notebook, todo_due, excerpt
alias: title AS Name, notebook AS Project, todo_due AS Due, excerpt AS Description
sort: title ASC

(remove -title:[Block] to show every task)

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