How are tasks sorted?

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When you’re looking at a view in Todoist like Today or a filter, you may wonder how the tasks are ordered. Here’s a quick overview of how tasks are sorted in each view:

View

Sorting

Today and Upcoming

Due time > priority > task creation date and time > project ID > task ID

In these views, tasks can be rearranged if they have the same priority and due time.

Label

Priority > due time and date > project order > task order within their project

Filter

When using a filter without due date queries: Priority > due time and date > project order > task order within their project

When using a filter with due date queries: Due time > priority > task creation date and time > project ID > task ID

Project

By default, tasks are shown in the order in which they were added. Tasks are sorted within each section, rather than across sections. You can change the order by sorting a project or by manually dragging and dropping your tasks.

FAQ

Q: Can I sort tasks or change how tasks are grouped in each view?

A: No, for now this is only possible in project views by sorting a project or by manually dragging and dropping your tasks.