You can chat, discuss and share what you have accomplished in the comments of a task in the detail panel.
It’s your instant messenger built right in Quire! Simply click Add comment in the detail panel and start chatting.
When you leave a comment on a task, you will automatically become the follower of that task, meaning when other members modify the task’s due date or leave other comments, etc. You will get notifications as well.
Members who are already the assignees of this task or followers of this task or its project will get notified automatically of any updates too.
Tip: You can hit C to post comments in the selected task. A quick way to see whether the tasks have comments or not without opening the detail panel is to hit I (or Option for Mac) for toggling on the Advanced mode.
The comment area supports markdown to give more styles to your text. You could click on the Markdown icon to get a simple cheat sheet of Markdown.
To preview what you have just typed, hit Ctrl + E or ⌘ + E for Mac.
Learn more on how to style your text in Quire.
When typing your comments using markdown, you can also embed formulas to generate new information based on the data that you have input into your task.
To embed a formula in the comment area, you will need to put the formula between double curly brackets
Add emojis to make your description stand out. Type in : to get an emoji cheat sheet or you can copy and paste an emoji from websites like getemoji.com.
Hover over a comment and click on the emoji icon at the upper right corner. You can add as many emojis as you want. If you want to react with the same emoji as other members already have, just click directly on the emoji that was added at the bottom.
Hover over the emoji to see who has reacted to the comment. You will also receive a notification when another member reacts to your comment.
An easy way for you to quote someone else’s words in your reply is to simply select the words and press Alt + Q (or Ctrl + Q for Mac), you will automatically quote the selected text in the comment.
Another way is to click the More Options icon for the comment you would like to quote and select Quote reply.
This is a quick way to create a new task from a comment. Click on the down arrow and select Turn into a new task.
Feel free to edit the task title and description in the popup dialog. For easy tracking, the comment link will be added automatically at the end of the new task’s description.
Tip: In My Tasks, when you turn a comment into a task, you can select None in the Project dropdown menu, this way, the newly created task will not be assigned to any other projects and stay in My Tasks.
You can pin (and unpin) a comment by clicking on the down arrow.
You will then see the important summary of information at the top for easy reference.