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  1. Application permissions to Task API

    While reviewing the O365 Preview API I was wondering what about Task-Management. Currently there are two systems for task management (Exchange and SharePoint). Would be great to see a roadmap for TaskManagement in the O365 Story and of course get an API to easily connect Apps to consume tasks. (No CSOM required just give us REST :D)

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    21 comments  ·  Tasks and Plans (Planner)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow Access to Planner using Client Credentials Flow

    Planner tasks, buckets and plans are apparently not accessible using client credentials flow (app only).

    I can access them using code flow authentication, but that's not my requirement (internal web service).

    Everything else seems to work - it's just the planner stuff that doesn't (401 unauthorized).

    Is there a workaround that doesn't require a user to log in?

    82 votes
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  3. Add support for Application permissions on Planner tasks routes

    The routes for Tasks and planner don't support yet Application permissions.

    17 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Tasks and Plans (Planner)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Graph API : Planner API, ODATA support, $filter, $top, $orderby...

    Enable , ODATA in Planner API's, to permite $filter,$top, $orderby, ...

    At this moment ODATA is not support all ODATA, only support $select.

    Thank you!

    17 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Tasks and Plans (Planner)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Many users have plans that are very large and supporting these kinds of APIs would result in an unpredictable experience for your users, since queries could be throttled.

    The best approach is to use the one taken by our first-party client. Retrieve all the tasks and then filter them client side.

    Our APIs are performant, so retrieving tasks and processing them locally should be easy. For large datasets, you can use diff sync to retrieve any updates that have happened on the service and update your local cache.

  5. Include Planner Task URL in Graph API

    When using the Graph API to interrogate Planner Plans & Tasks, I would like to receive a URL as part of the json, to open the particular plan / task in a browser window.

    15 votes
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  6. provide date modified field to tasks in planner so we can see if anything has changed and keep a list of modifications visible in the last x

    if a task moves bucket or is amended there is no way of knowing. we need to track when things are update and to provide an audit of who updated and what they did

    14 votes
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  7. Planner Task Change Notifications or Delta Query

    I would like to be notified when tasks are created, updated or deleted in the graph api change notifications. Alternatively delta queries would be helpful in creating a standup-feed of information that has changed since the last meeting.

    14 votes
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  8. Planner access right

    Now api for planner requires groups.read.all or groups.write.all which is too pervasive permission in a large company 0365 tenant. Is it possible to access to own plans or groups with onbehalf user permission on a single user ? task.office.com has an internal api that can do this.

    12 votes
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  9. Fill Users DisplayName in /planner/Tasks

    If you are requesting the Graph-explorer with the following URL:
    https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/planner/tasks

    The following result is given:
    {

    &quot;@odata.context&quot;: &quot;<a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#Collection(microsoft.graph.plannerTask)&quot;">https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#Collection(microsoft.graph.plannerTask)&quot;</a>,
    
    &quot;@odata.count&quot;: 1,
    &quot;value&quot;: [
    {
    &quot;@odata.etag&quot;: &quot;W/\&quot;JzEtVGFzayAgQEBAQEBAQEBAQEBAQEBASCc=\&quot;&quot;,
    &quot;createdBy&quot;: {
    &quot;user&quot;: {
    &quot;displayName&quot;: null,
    &quot;id&quot;: &quot;fc03bc43-b0ed-4b7d-bc59-8488a77420f4&quot;
    }
    },
    &quot;planId&quot;: &quot;RVBp6oJJt0K5f6Lq42zBK2UAA-Rs&quot;,
    &quot;bucketId&quot;: &quot;1m6FwcAAZ0eW5J1Abe7ndWUAJ1ca&quot;,

    ........

    The problem is, that the "displayName" in the User Object in createdBy or completedBy is always null.

    Please fill the displayName Property of the User Objects.

    Thanks

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Tasks and Plans (Planner)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Is it really just the display name? Or, would it be the entire card? Right now, you can use the user id property to query for the details you’re interested in about that user.

    This is one where the number of tasks that people have in a query can cause performance issues. For example, having the entire contact card for each task included in the response could lead to throttling for queries that include a large number of tasks.

  10. Provide webhooks upon Planner and Task events

    Provide webhooks on Planner and Task events, eg bucket changed. Why? Then we could automate further action.

    10 votes
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  11. The ability to create multiple planners by graph api

    The Teams UI allows the end user to create multiple planners, but the Graph API doesn't allow us, and returns the MaximumPlannerPlans error code, please help allow this in the graph API. Thank you.

    More details: https://github.com/microsoftgraph/microsoft-graph-docs/issues/3517

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51299049/microsoft-graph-api-creating-a-plan-returns-maximumplannerplans-exception

    10 votes
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  12. Allow better viewing of subtasks

    When there are tasks that are subtasks it is difficult for users that are given a link or see it in their task list to know what the parent tasks is. When viewing the task in view or edit mode it would be helpful to see what the parent is or be able to easily link to it.

    9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Tasks and Plans (Planner)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Request grouped under investigation OFFICE 365 API ENHANCEMENTS. Investigation currently in progress with expected internal report-out date of 8/1. Public updates to follow soon after the internal review, exact date tbd.

  13. Provide snapshot image of Planner plan status

    Similar to how the Graph API allows a screenshot of a chart in Excel to be returned, I would like it to return a screenshot of a plan status chart from Planner.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Tasks and Plans (Planner)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    What info would you want to see?
    Where would you put this image?

    There are ways to do this using JavaScript libraries (either client-side or server-side) to generate an image. One of these approaches would give you the greatest degree of flexibility to work with images based on your Planner data.

  14. Allow retrieval of direct reports Planner tasks via the Office Graph API

    I would like to be able to retrieve all the tasks assigned to my direct reports across all their plans. Right now there is no easy way to gather this information via the Planner UI other than navigating through every plan.

    6 votes
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  15. Provide an API for SharePoint tasks OR return My Tasks (MyTasks.aspx)

    It appears that office 365 has had the My Tasks page removed from the News Feed (previously at https://CompanyName-my.sharepoint.com/personal/UserNameCompanyNameonmicrosoft_com/AllTasks.aspx) As a result there is no place to get a consolidated view of tasks. As of July, 2016 there are three types of Office 365 tasks:


    1. Exchange / Outlook tasks. These are accessible via the interface using the Tasks tile that takes you to https://outlook.office365.com/owa/?realm=contoso.com&exsvurl=1&ll-cc=1033&modurl=3


    2. Groups tasks that are reachable via the Planner tile at the URL https://tasks.office.com/?authpvr=OrgId&authupn=user@contoso.com&mkt=en-US. You can view them grouped by Project (Group) or consolidated.


    3. Sharepoint tasks that are reachable by going…

    6 votes
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    Thank you for requesting this, it is in our backlog. There are some product alignment initiatives in play that have delayed the start of this work that are still ongoing. -EY

  16. To be able to add priority to a task

    It would be good to be able to add priority to a task. Currently this does not seem possible.

    4 votes
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  17. Enable access to actual and total hours

    My company would like to integrate outlook tasks as full tracking system, but unfortunately we are not able to access actual and total work hours to change or even see throw outlook.office.com/api. We ask you to add this feature.

    4 votes
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  18. Delegate tasks to persons outside of the group

    Allow us to delegate tasks to persons outside of the group - and make sure they only get access to tasks they are delegate to.

    3 votes
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  19. Support customizing of Planner Task Details

    Allow us to customize Tasks, all Tasks in a certain Bucket would show the customization, (eg like a button with a custom event, then we can perform some action.)

    3 votes
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  20. Create Planner Task by Flow using HTTP request by app registration

    The authentication mechanism is so complicated that every time it is saying error code: UnknownError and Detail of error is : Deleted User. Can we create a simple authentication mechanism for O365

    2 votes
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