Templates & Copy Projects
Where I have a number of projects which are identical but for different clients it would be useful to be able to create a template which I can then copy or at least be able to copy an existing project and re-name it.
For each project there are 20(ish) standard steps and its quite time consuming to enter these individually for the number of projects I have on the go.
I imagine this would be relatively straightforward to implement?
Happy to announce that GTDNext now has the ability to copy and paste (including sub children. Create a template for your project and copy / paste whenever you need to start a new project!
It's 2019. Past time to implement this feature.
just tried out gtdnext but without this feature it is useless for me..
Serious deal breaker for me too... every project has the same 12 to 15 steps in the pipeline... really need the ability to save a sample of each to the template folder and copy to create the next project.
Can add 15 or more in a day so time spent typing is not an option. thanks
Looking to move from Toodledo - I like GTDNext Pro but without this feature it'll have to be MLO
Carolyn Wilson commented
I think this is a critical need.
Yeah, this is such an essential and basic feature that should have been implemented already!
Marc Hacker commented
This would be extremely helpful.
Susan lackey commented
Definitely would love to see this feature!!!
Trish P commented
I, too, have a pressing need for the ability to create templated items, especially projects, but also some complex tasks that are similar but not identical. The ability to a) mark an item as a template so it is hidden from any of the current lists and will not show up in next actions or focus and b) allow me to clone a fully-set up item would definitely be a requirement in my workflow.
Vote up, please. I would use this almost exclusively.
Michael Kujawski commented
I could use such a thingy also.
John Mauney commented
I would vote for this if it worded in a more generic way.
I.E. the ability copy/duplicate elements, whatever they are (projects, actions, etc)
You could create your templates from that
Paulo Amancio commented
+3 on this idea
I am starting with GTDNext today and the first thing I was looking for was to be able to copy tasks and/or entire projects, because i have some projects that have always the same structure
explaining better: i deliver like 15 technical proposals per mont, for each proposal i have to read techinical specifications, do from 5 to 10 calculations procedures, fill the techinical proposal and deliver specific informations for other persons, this will be like 20 steps, so would be nice to have a pre-set structute ready before beginning each proposal
I, too, have projects like that - several, in fact. So I enthusiastically +1 this idea!