๐Ÿ•ฐ๏ธReleases-Custom fields, tracking time, and a lot of tables (9/12/19)

Feature Updates

Auto-Suggestions and Search on Calculated Custom Fields

When you write a formula for your calculated custom fields, Wrike now automatically shows the list of all available fields, and when you start entering a field's name, Wrike suggests relevant search results. You'll never be lost looking for a field again, unless you're in the countryside!

Billing Type Column on Table View

Now users can see and change the billing type of projects and tasks on the Table view. Just like a duck, you'll find it very hard to lose your bill.

Time Tracker New Look and Feel

Our time tracker has been given a UI update. We have removed the individual spaces for hours and minutes and the time can now be added in one box.

 

Fixes

Workflow Status on Table View

You might have noticed that when you applied a custom workflow to a project and then went on to create tasks and subtasks within the project in Table view, tasks got the statuses of the correct custom workflow, but the subtasks got the first active status of the default workflow. We've taken care of this ๐Ÿ’ช

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New Time Tracker looks good, but users have been complaining that old input method was more convenient.

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Same, 

Also worth noting, it defaults to minutes if a measure isn't specified, so keep an eye on it for a while!

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Sorry, meant to say it doesn't default to minutes, it defaults to hours. 

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Hey everyone!

Thanks for all your feedback, it's being passed on to our Product Managers and they'll be taking it into account when they are considering future updates to the feature! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Agreed with other commentators. It would be awesome if the time entry was left with the two-box feature using the colon; one for hours, the other for minutes. Our team is accidentally inputing hours innocently enough. Please adjust to make it more intuitive.

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I agree that the hour and minute separate boxes with the colon is visually more clear and makes sense. I understand that the single box with h and m denoted may be technically more efficient, but it is not as end-user clear.  I also like the numbers being a bit bigger like the old one so that the values of the time stands out in the dialog.

 

Another issue that has come up for us is the categories. It is not required so many users fail to fill this in. It is important to us to have the categories on the time for reporting, but only half the entries actually select a category.

I would like a setting to require the category with a time entry.

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I agree with many of the above comments, the new Time Tracker is more difficult to use:

  • I liked having hours and minutes as separate inputs, I have accidentally entered hours instead of minutes, it takes more keystrokes to specify "h" and "m"
  • The simple plus/minus buttons in the old Time Tracker were very useful to me for retroactively adding 10 - 30 min to tasks
  • It was easier to tab from hours/minutes input to "Add entry" in the old Time Tracker
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Hey everyone!

Thank you all so much for your feedback, it's been really helpful for our Product Managers. All of the information in this thread has been passed on and the team will be using this feedback to improve the Time Tracker feature. As soon as we receive an update from them about when the changes are being released, they will be featured in a Weekly Release Notes post in the coming weeks and we'll let you know in this thread too, so that you'll be able to check them out as soon as they go live!

Thanks again for all your comments! If you have any other questions or ideas let me know ๐Ÿ˜Š 

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Hi guys! I'm very happy to let you know that our time time tracker has been given an overhaul! Your feedback and input has been vital in this, so thank you for contributions. You can check out all the updates in our Weekly Release Notes here. If you have any questions or feedback, let me know!

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