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Add a multi-line note to an item

It would be nice to be able to add a multi-line note to an item, containing comments, further description etc.

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  • EHLOVader commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Feel like this is missing expanded notes. I would often like to see the whole note, if not all the time, at least on hover.

  • Sean O'Dell commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This might be hard to add since items can be split and joined on-the-fly, so one way to approach this might be to allow SHIFT+ENTER to create a soft line break. Everything after the soft break can be collapsed as a single line ending in ... to expand/re-collapse as-needed.

    Just a thought. I would also like notes, but I really like how everything can be edited almost like a big text blob ... makes managing the todos SUPER efficient.

  • Fons commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I need this feature too! Multiline comments are great for adding context to items. For me too this is the only thing keeping me glued to workflowy.

    I see you've started working on it, when do you expect to release this feature? I will celebrate by going pro ;)

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    And also make it - so one can import workflowy - so that the multi-line notes are also multi-line notes in moo.do
    Thats the reason I still use workflowy

  • marc commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    i need it too, but something simple : no box, no windows, just the possibility to add text with a note-style (grey type, reduced font, whatever)

  • Rico commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, absolutely want this. I use a workaround with tags now a dedicated note field would be best.

  • Fabio Bracht commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes!! This is the one thing keeping me glued to Workflowy. I want Agenda View so bad, but for my use cases I just can't do without item notes.

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