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Tasks: Prevent deleting a task if it still has active subtasks left

If I have a task that contains subtasks, I should not be able to delete it without a confirmation checking that I'm okay deleting it along with its unfinished subtasks.

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      • DAS commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please also add a confirmation (window) before deleting a task!
        Too many times I accidentally deleted task.

      • Geir Jensen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add this.
        I just had to create 5 similar task lists because there are different people who will be completing the same tasks, and you do not allow copying lists... and then I had do create everything as a "numbered task" because you do allow deleting of tasks without completing the corresponding sub tasks.

      • Kaitlyn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is available in outliner app. just copy their’s! I deleted a task that had incomplete subtasks. Please fix this. Thank you.

      • Matous Hrbek commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, please! Or maybe adding a markup to the tasks with subtasks so I can immediately see that there are still some subtasks left so I should check these out before completing the whole task.

      • Dmitri commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Totally agree. And in a pop-up window of a complex task there should be button "subtask completed", linking you to the next window containing all the Subtasks of the chosen task, where you can stress or push completed ones.

      • Dar commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        for organization purposes the subtask feature is perfect, however it is very easy to overlook the subtasks since they are not required to be completed in order to check off a task,

        If you were to simply not let a task be checked off until each sub task is checked off, I feel it would actually enhance the subtask presence and feature

      • Wolfgang commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        for a project this is an absolutely necessary feature. please implement ist

      • Jorge Vicente commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please, do. This is necessary for any disciplined guy that wants to split related tasks into subtasks of a more general one.

      • Paras Pandya commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I totally agree with this point. At daily routine and project managment level we need to ensure all sub tasks are scheduled.. please provide this feature.

      • Soham Dave commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Allow reminder setup to individual sub-task(consider Installment plan) and mark parent task as completed only when all sub-task are completed.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        - this is killer and easy feature beating project heavy tools
        - eventually make it in settings as an option for end user

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