features · Dec 14, 2017

Highlight Your Tasks with Color and Styles

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We see it as our mission to keep a simple, clean interface, including a neat task list. However, for those of you who want to easily identify your tasks and projects in a long list, you can use Markdown, and CSS styles to make them stand out. Additionally, if you want to add special characters, HTML entities are supported too.

Here are a couple examples to get you started:

Add Color & Styles to Task Names

If you type a task name like this:

{color:green|a green task}

You will see:

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Or, if you type:

**{color:green, font-size:20px, text-decoration:underline|a big green task}**

It will turn into:

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This is what a task list with styles looks like:

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Tip: You can quickly add some of the basic styles by typing { and selecting the style you want.

My helpful screenshot

Add Color & Styles to Text

Not just task names, you can also add color and styles in task descriptions and comments.

Here is an example:

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Add Characters to Text

What is more, you can add special characters and symbols with HTML entities too.

For example, you can enter:


Then, it will show as:


There is more to Markdown in task descriptions and comments. For a complete Markdown cheat sheet, you can check out this blog post.

Crystal Chen
Content writer, food lover, and aniholic.