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    David Allen

    Yes, please.

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    Ben Korez

    This is a great idea, I thought about it too! The bigger the project, the more difficult it is to differentiate between the tasks!

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    Jon Maybrook

    Yes agree - the more color coding of that section would be great! Very helpful and useful.

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    Lilavati Stewart

    I agree, to color code tasks would make it easier to see different areas these tasks need to be completed in.

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    Denise Miller

    I also need to be able to color code tasks. Please.

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    Wes Holing

    Yes, color coding for tasks, please!

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    Gabriel Brown

    This could make the Timeline (Gantt) view more visually manageable.

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    Naveen Sabapathy

    Yes, I could use this feature.ย 

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    Alfred Runow

    Yes, please, this would be sooo helpful!ย 

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    Luc Arsenault

    I agree, this would be great to quickly indicate how the task is going.

    Green = All is well.

    Yellow = Warning, we might have some problems.

    Red = Task is seriously compromised and needs attention.

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    Marnix Housen

    Color now.

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    James Clay

    Yes please.

    The new Calendars feature doesn't really fly without colour coding.

    It would also be very useful to be able to colour code tasks in the Board view (this is a key feature in a certain well known board-based task manager for a reason)

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    Keep up the good work! Loving my leopard skin!

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    Stephanie Westbrook

    @thread Hi everyone!ย We currently have Customย Workflowsย and you canย assign colors to different statuses. Would you want to have a workflow status color and then another color in addition to that? Would love to hear more about how this would work!

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    Luc Arsenault

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    For me, it's more of a visual thing.

    The card itself needs to be of a different color, or have some kind of bold colored line on the side.

    The goal is always the same : I need to know as much as possible about a task from a 2 seconds glance.

    I also suggested in another thread to be able to put icons on a task, so we can further categorize and differentiate them.

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    Alfred Runow

    +1 on Luc's comment above!

    Its more of a visual thing then a need for more statuses. Just the ability to choose a color on individual cards would be a great help to highlight different cards in a big gantt chart.

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    Kate Shaw

    Yes please definitely need to colour code tasks so that the Gantt view is easier on the eye and I can immediately see my press dates!

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    Richard Gutowski

    Yes Please!

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    Stefano Cumino

    Yes please, the same for me.ย 
    The Gantt view would be immediately clear.

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    Lisa

    @Everyone Hi, great to see the conversation continues here ๐Ÿ™‚ I don't have an update to share at the moment, but all the feedback here is passed to our Product team. Thanks!ย 

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    Rayna Hernandez

    I was looking to see if there was a way to change the color of the status of the task. I would like for it to be able to be changed. It's common for the color green to represent GO so would make more sense if this represented a NEW project or IN-PROGRESS. The Blue or Gray is more calming which makes more sense to represent COMPLETED as in I don't have to worry about anymore. This would be helpful for viewing my Calendar at a glance which I am constantly doing in my workflow.

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    Rebecca Mason-Bond

    I'd love this option too. At the moment I'm arranging content gathering trips for the same project. When I view the calendar for the project there are lots of tasks with the same title (flights, shoot days etc) but for different countries/dates. It would be so helpful to be able to colour code these tasks so the timeline for each country is clear.

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    Giacomo Rimatori

    Same issue.

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    Richard Bird

    I am based in Switzerland and working with a small international team in Africa. Now evaluating Wrike as our possible go-to project management software. Like the ease of using your Gantt chart, but the lack of being able to change the color of tasks in the timeline really subtracts value. Colors are needed to be able to see the status of a project at a glance. Customization at least for this feature in theย professional pricing range would be much appreciated. Please pass on to product features group.

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    Rupert Swanepoel

    Agree with LAย ย  : I need to know as much as possible about a task from a quick glance. In a Production / Manufacturing environment the sheer volume of tasks require visual differentiation. Task colour can e.g. be used to classify the Type of task (not status). Icons / Widgets / Emoticons on the card can further categorize and differentiate them. See Leankit kanban cards for how it should be done.

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