Recurrences are a lifesaver for the most part, but there are some issues my team keeps finding that are causing odd/unforeseen issues for the team:
1. Recurrences must be set for a specific number of work/business days. As a result, monthly recurring tasks must be shorter than the shortest month. For example, our recurrences all skipped February this year because the holidays at the start of the year caused the recurrences to bleed into February.
Requested fix: Add the ability to set a task to run through "the end of the month"? This seems a lot more intuitive and would avoid odd glitches/skips in recurrence.
2. Editing a recurrence makes formatting (see: checkboxes) disappear. I love checkboxes in tasks, but we inevitably have to make updates to recurrences from time to time. Right now, our only option for fixing formatting is to recreate the recurrence from scratch.
Requested fix: Allow formatting changes to carry over across multiple edits.
3. Recurrences cannot be assigned with followers or statuses. Wrike tutorials recommend assigning tasks to only one person; however, I would like to assign certain tasks out to my team automatically without having to manually re-assign every month. My only options right now are to 1) assign to multiple people, or 2) assign to myself and reassign on a monthly basis. Likewise, we have to manually update statuses after assigning tasks instead of assigning tasks to the status that makes the most sense.
Requested fix: Add more features/fields, including followers and statuses, to our recurrence options.
4. Dependencies do not get along with recurrences. I would like to set up multi-step processes via blueprint, including a few that would operate using recurrences, but dependencies seem to be restricted to manual setup.
Requested fix: Enable recurrences to spawn with dependencies.
Thanks in advance for your help!
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