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Advocate II
Advocate II

Create a To-Do list with steps

Hi everyone,

 

I have a flow that creates a task in Microsoft To-Do on a few days during the week were I have to create a report and send it out. I have steps and instructions written out in the body of the task. What I would like to do is have them appears as "Steps" that I can tick off, as sometimes I might be interrupted or have to wait for a process to finish before I can return, and it would be easier to track where I am in a task. I thought about just generating a bunch of tasks, one for each step, but I'd rather not do that.

 

If this is possible, let me know, otherwise I'll post this in the Ideas board.

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Hi @RTW ,

 

Thanks for updating.

Even though the steps are created with checkbox, they are not clickable on Planner.

Please feel resubmit your request on the Flow Ideas Forum so that it might be taken into consideration in future releases.

 

Best regards,

Mabel

 

 

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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Super User II
Super User II

As the official Planner connector documentation points out, creating, updating or deleting task checklist items isn't currently supported. If this is functionality you would like to see added to Flow or a Flow Template, please consider submitting it to the Flow Ideas page, where it can be voted on by other users, and tracked and commented on by the Flow team.

There are currently two Flow Ideas for checklist items that you may like to vote on and follow:

One workaround that isn't perfect but it does work (I use it myself), is adding an unordered list to the task description, utilizing ASCII characters like ☐ todo ☑ completed and ☒ postponed.

If this reply has answered your question or solved your issue, please mark this question as answered. Answered questions helps users in the future who may have the same issue or question quickly find a resolution via search. If you liked my response, please consider giving it a thumbs up. THANKS!

Community Support
Community Support

Hi @RTW ,

 

It seems that you are working with Microsoft To-Do.

 

Do you want to create a task with steps? And then you could like to cross off steps from to-do task once you fished it?

 

We could create a task with steps on To-Do, however, it looks like we are not able to tick off the steps using Flow.

 

On Outlook To-do, we could edit the created task to add remark or highlight the finished task instead.

 

Please take a try with it on your side.

 

I have made the following test for your reference.

1.PNG2.PNG

 

Best regards,

Mabel

 

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
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@v-yamao-msft 

 

I can't seem to get this to work. I modified the body of my task to this.

<div id="myDIV" class="header">
	<h2>My To Do List</h2>
	<input type="text" id="myInput" placeholder="Title...">
	<span onlclick="newElement()" class="addBtn">Add</span>
</div>

<ul id="MyUL">
	<li>Step 1</li>
	<li>Step 2</li>
	<li>Step 3</li>
	<li>Step 4</li>
	<li>Step 5</li>
</ul>

This is the result.

image.png

This is what I would want. I would like the flow to create the task with steps like pressing the "Add Steps" button in the app.

image.png

Hi @RTW ,

 

Thanks for updating.

Even though the steps are created with checkbox, they are not clickable on Planner.

Please feel resubmit your request on the Flow Ideas Forum so that it might be taken into consideration in future releases.

 

Best regards,

Mabel

 

 

Community Support Team _ Mabel Mao
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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