Hide folders without active tasks/projects

Currently, when inside a space, you can filter the left sidebar by showing "All" or "Only Active" projects. Since I use folders within a space to represent each client I have, the list of folders get LONG. It would be awesome to have a way to filter by folder, not just project.

The filter would allow you to only see folders that have an active task or an active project within them. This way, you can see only folders associated with something you are working on. Now I understand you can create a widget for active projects, but folders filtering would be cool too.

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Hi Dave Doornink, welcome to the forums 🙂

Thank you for sharing your feedback here, I'm passing it on to the Product team 👍

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Is there an update on this particular request? This would be beneficial for my team using Wrike. We filter the list to show active only, but the folders do not accurately reflect such filtering as folders will still appear even if there are not any active tasks. 

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*edit*

Folders will still appear even if there are not any active *projects*

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Hi Amber Scherzerthanks for posting 😊

Please allow me to share a little detail on how we process Product Feedback. If you'd like to find out more, this article explains what happens after we receive Product feedback. 

We check with our team and assign a status after a thread receives more than 60 upvotes according to our Product Feedback Guidelines & Statuses. This suggestion at the moment needs more support. In the meantime, if there are any updates in relation to this suggestion, we'll be sure to update you here. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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I would like to contribute to this request as I keep running into this issue myself.

In addition to the requests made above regarding the "active tasks" filter, it should be possible to hide folders that appear empty based on any filter. If a filter causes a folder/project to appear empty based on filter criteria (i.e. tasks are hidden because they don't match the filter), it should be possible to have the "hide empty folders" checkbox hide those folders. 

Only hiding folders that are actually empty (i.e. don't have any tasks in them at all) does not feel like an intuitive or valuable purpose for this checkbox functionality. It would make more sense to hide both folders and projects that appear empty (based on filters) and are actually empty using this checkbox.

I am constantly wading through lists of nested projects and folders that don't apply to my filtered needs simply because they cannot be hidden without applying additional filters at the folder level which is not always possible.

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I also find this incredibly frustrating!

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Thanks a lot for supporting the idea here, folks, I'm passing your feedback to the Product team! Please make sure to upvote the original post if you haven't already. 

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Hi Lisa, is there a status update for this request?

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Hi Michael Hop, thanks for checking in here. 

As the votes for this request are on the lower side, there are no plans to address this currently, but I have shared your interest in this with the Product team. 

If there's anything else I can help with here please don't hesitate to ask 👍

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Please create a simple filter to hide folders. 

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Hi Julio Pompeu, welcome to the Community! Thank you for chiming in. May I please ask you to elaborate a bit more on your use case so we can provide you with an accurate reply?

Also, I'd like to mention that you can check our New to Community forum to discover all the resources you can find in our Community 🙂

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Wrike continues to disappoint. 

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Hi Josh Tackitt, I'm sorry to hear you're disappointed about this feature not being implemented. Please, rest assured that your feedback has been noted.

At the moment, it is possible to filter out projects and folders that are empty:

I understand this is not exactly what you're looking for but hopefully, it can be of help in certain cases. Another recommendation could be to use projects instead of folders so that you would be able to apply the relevant filters to them.

 We will keep you updated in case any changes are implemented. If you have any additional questions, please let us know.

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