ToDoList v6.7.8

JohnTHaller on 17 Mar 2014
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  • Suggested by leloo

ToDoList is a hierarchical task manager that allows you to repeatedly sub-divide your tasks into more manageable pieces, which makes it ideal for IT-related projects as well as more general activities. Each task can be given a wide variety of attributes including priority, risk, color, category, and many more. Viewable in tree, list, or calendar format, and includes native XML support for custom reporting.

Created lists can be exported to a variety of formats including HTML, ICS (calendar), speadsheet, and more. Supports remote todolists and encryption for security.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Dependencies: MSXML V3 and above (included with IE 6 and above)

"Check for update" requires administrator privileges.
Stealth: ? No. Registers some components in the registry.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Abstractspoon
Unicode support: No
License: The Eclipse Public License 1.0
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch ToDoList.exe
  3. Select language
  4. Select "Ini File" for where to store settings
  5. Select "No, thanks" for a sample tasklist
  6. Once you have answered the other initial settings questions and the program starts, open the Preferences menu by clicking Tools - Preferences
  7. Uncheck the box marked Enable use of '.tdl' as a file extension for tasklists

Optionally, delete unnecessary language files at \todolist_exe\Resources\Translations

22 comments on ToDoList  The Portable Freeware Collection Latest Entries Feed

inco 2006-09-04 02:34

not working under win98

Uberbandit 2006-09-29 11:04

Nice tool, i've started using it today and it's great and simple. GTH Lotus Notes! I only hope this one worked on Linux natively but i'm almost sure Wine will do good.

Salutes

Jandk 2006-11-20 23:13

Good product, but the ini-file contains direct reference to last used disk.

GeoTrail 2006-12-04 15:37

Jandk, that doesn't matter does it? :)

Goldevil 2006-12-05 02:29

Great piece of software. I use it every day since about 2 months and I cannot live without it.

Ivan 2006-12-10 20:19

Use ToDoList for abiut 6 months. Very convinient program. I use it in GTD-way (Getting Things Done).

Gabe 2007-06-16 13:58

This version is very buggy. Some of the default keyboard shortcuts do not work; (ctrl-shift-space) for example.
Download the previous version or wait until the next one.

Aside from this version being a problem. This is one of the best and most used programs on my computer. If you like to organize your thoughts and projects, use this. I have been looking for some encarnation of ToDoList for years and found it about 6 months ago. Hallelujah!

Oh, and if any developers see this. I have only one feature request. It would be so useful if we could drag a Task item onto the Tab of a different Tasklist and have it appear in the destination Tasklist. It would streamline the organization of related Tasklists. Currently it seems only importing a whole Tasklist into another is possible.
Regards.

Ted Taylor 2007-10-03 21:58

Dead links at the download page after having "signed up". It's a pain.

USB_Kx 2007-10-03 23:46

I love this app. The development is quick, releases are regular, which means the author is on his toes. Its a big plus when considering a software.

As for downloading, dont use a download manager.

zebob 2007-10-14 19:30

Use BugMeNot to download the file.

Aaron 2007-10-16 01:24

Nice tool. Transforming the active tasklist is very usefull for presentation in several formats. Good use of stylesheet. CSV-format suitable for import in MS Projects as initial setup or exchanging tasklists.

Gabe 2007-11-12 21:43

My post from above was for a version 5.2.*
The bugs I mentioned at that time have been worked out. I wanted to edit out the, no longer pertinent, complaint from my previous post but I don't see a way to do that here.
So, my current disclaimer is, ignore my first post.

This program is simply fantastic!

jonno 2008-01-04 05:13

todolist new location

http://www.abstractspoon.com/

Fake 2008-01-13 12:12

The best to-do list manager!

Robert 2008-12-17 18:40

Version 5.4 automatically assumes settings saved to .ini file. Nice interface. Needs work. Tree view does not allow for manually setting the view length of any field. Time on project feature seems real time only. Does not seem to allow for manual entry of time on a project item. While this software has potential, a better choice for immediate use would be TaskCoachPortable from portable apps.

computerfreaker 2010-04-07 03:22

Wonderful app; it beat out both TaskCoach and DevProject Manager to earn the only Project Manager spot on my computer. I'd recommend it to anyone.

cendey 2010-06-16 03:34

Very useful

Bill 2011-02-22 20:37

Been trying to test ToDoList and TaskCoach side by side. Both have some nice features that the other one doesn't but ToDoList nudges TaskCoach out based on overall feature set. However, a couple of wishlist items for ToDoList. 1. Allow the user to move the columns and widen the columns. 2. Allow for drag and drop of more than one file to be added to a task/project. 3. Add templates for tasks and sub-tasks.

V6.1

Gemini Apollo Gomez 2013-04-03 04:51

Website download now at ToDoList v6.6.4

v6.5.8

Gemini Apollo Gomez 2013-04-23 15:10

Website download link has a more current version of ToDoList than v6.5.8.

v6.5.8

bankr 2013-09-11 10:33

Current version is 6.7.7.0 (2013-08-17).

v6.6

avi-aryan 2013-10-06 07:44

A very useful tool. Just GTD

v6.6

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