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Status Under Consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 13, 2018

Create proper notifications for To Do items in Activities

When someone creates a To Do item, a due date and responsible persons have to be defined.

Unfortunately, there are no notifications when To Do's become overdue.


There should be notifications for To Do items, that should be managable in many ways:

  • Global Defaults for To Do notifications definable
  • Community Defaults for To Do notifications definable
  • Activity Defaults for To Do notifications definable
  • Users should be able to override defaults with their own choice for Global Defaults, Community Defaults, Activity Defaults and on individual To Do items
  • Users should be able to select how they should be notified: email, Browser alert, Connections Alarm Bell, mobile phone notifications
  • Users should be able to set how many days in advance (before the due date) they would like to be notified, and how frequently they should be reminded.


From an integration point of view, it should be possible to display To Do items in a user's calendar (Notes, Verse, Outlook).

The "My To Do items" table should have sortable columns.

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  • Guest
    Apr 30, 2019

    There should be a way to use the users native calendar also to trigger alarms for to -do items assigned to them, instead of the current Activity calendar integration with Notes Client which is incredibly unreliable. Furthermore installation of Client fixpacks can have awful compatibility issues and can take a user's machine out for as long as it takes to uninstall / reinstall the plug in.