Nifty changelog
Nifty changelog

May 6, 2021

This update is intended to improve the experience and performance of Nifty to help you work smarter, not harder. 💪

Enhanced Notification Management

Our new notifications tray allows you to easily sift through updates by filtering for tasks that are assigned to you, comments where you're specifically mentioned, and docs that are shared with you. Additionally, you can mark notifications as unread to come back to them later.

Multi-Workspace Sign In

If you are part of more than one team with different email accounts, you can now bring them under the same roof with our multi-workspace connectivity. Easily join other groups and manage your work more efficiently.

Creating Tasks from Chats

You can now hover over a message in your direct messages widget and easily turn your 1-1 or group conversations into actionable tasks.

Improved Messaging

We've completely refactored our keyboard input across discussions, chats, and comments to help bring down the latency of typing messages to zero.

Performance Optimizations

We've made major under-the-hood changes on how Nifty works so we can continue to scale reliably. Additionally, the movement of real-time data built on a technology called "sockets" has been upgraded, so users who were facing delays in messages and updates should now see them appear promptly.

Additional Improvements & Fixes

  • Project Duplication will now also include custom fields in Milestones.
  • Collapsing or expanding your calendar in My Tasks will now save your preference.
  • Fixed an issue where Recurring Tasks would create duplicates of a task upon recurring.
  • Fixed an error where users would receive notifications on tasks from which they are unsubscribed.
  • Fixed an issue where pasting would not properly insert content in Nifty Docs.
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Apr 8, 2021

The Nifty you know and love got some cosmetic and functional enhancements to make your everyday workflow management much more enjoyable and actionable. ❤️

Updated My Tasks

My Tasks has been updated to improve organization and actionability. You can now access your Completed tasks as well as view your daily flyout Calendar. Be sure to integrate your Nifty with your Google Calendar to get your daily tasks and events side-by-side!

Additionally, you can now track time on tasks right from your My Tasks by hovering on your tasks and hitting the track button. Similarly, existing tasks with in progress tracking will allow you to continue tracking time without opening the tasks.

New Notification Sound

Nifty's got a new voice that has a little more pep and bubble to it! Let us know your thoughts on the new sound.

Hover Effects

Pieces of Nifty's interface, such column heads, table rows, and module icons, will now highlight on hover to make tracking your actions easier and exciting.

Task Lists Renamed

Task Lists are now referred to as "Statuses" and have a new icon to align with their predominant use case across our user-base. Don't worry if this this new term doesn't quite describe how you use Lists, as there's no functional change to the feature.

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Apr 1, 2021

Today's update is no April fool's joke as it tightens up Nifty's layout and performance, particularly around Tasks. 🚀

Task View Selector

Tasks Views are now a dropdown selector rather than the buttons across the top.

Improved Task Performance

We have improved performance across My Tasks, All Tasks, and Project Tasks for faster load times.

Improved Swimlane Drag-and-Drop

Drag and drop in Swimlane View now allows you to place the task in the specific task order of your choosing

Additional Improvements & Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with milestone task lists not showing in task reports.
  • Fixed missing file names during import.
  • Fixed doc search error.
  • Fixed Google Docs sometimes not opening via notification tray.
  • Fixed copy paste issue between Nifty docs across projects.
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Mar 17, 2021

This update brings cross-platform collaboration closer together while taking your file and document organization to next level, along with many other enhancements. 🔥

Introducing Project Embeds

Bring outside web experiences into Nifty projects with our Project View module. Whether it's a spreadsheet, a prototype, a mind map, or something completely different, you can now synthesize your experiences into your workflow HQ by dropping a public weblink.

Doc & File Folders

Collect Docs and Files into folders with drag-and drop and breadcrumb functionality to keep your project documentation and assets orderly and actionable.

Default Project Views

Projects now offer a default task view to ensure that all parties involved are keyed-in on the same information in the same way!

Guest Chat Option

You can now enable or disable the ability for Guests to direct message the Workspace Owner from your Workspace's General Settings.

Additional Improvements & Fixes

  • Custom Fields are now duplicated as part of a project's duplication and templates.
  • Hide functionality now saves in project templates and duplication to ensure privacy settings are always retained.
  • Tasks can now be drag and dropped to completed in Swimlane view.
  • Fixed a bug with setting cross-project dependencies.
  • Fixed a bug with copy-pasting task names in inputs.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements.
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Mar 1, 2021

This is a managerial update that makes tracking and staying on top of your work in Nifty even easier. 🔥

Subtasks in My Tasks & All Tasks

Subtasks with due dates will now show in your My tasks & All tasks so you can stay on top of all your tasks and make it easier than ever to manage them.

Completed Tasks Visibility

Completed task lists will now show on by default in all views, including when sharing your task boards using public share links.

Additional Improvements & Fixes

  • Changed subtask click mechanics: single click opens the subtask, double click renames the subtask.
  • Publicly shared task boards will now included completed tasks.
  • Creating tasks using keyboard shortcuts will default to the project when accessed from specific projects.
  • Miscellaneous performance and bug fixes.
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Feb 20, 2021

Speed is the name of the game. If your workflow has to wait on load times, then it's only slowing you down. That's why the 200% speed increase of Nifty's desktop, browser, and mobile experiences is the spearhead of this update. 🚀

Performance Optimizations

Literally everything in Nifty loads faster. This includes our brand new iOS and Android mobile apps.

Multilingual Support

Nifty is now available in French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese. You can select your language from the profile screen of your settings. Support for more languages as well as on mobile will be rolled out soon.

Guest Messaging

Team Owners can now engage in Direct Messages with Guests by accessing the Guests' profile and starting a chat. At this time Guests can only send direct messages to team owners only.

Expanded Bulk-Actions

Checkboxes for tasks have been converted into multi-select for quick actions which means tasks can only be marked completed when opened. Now you can access Bulk Actions in Kanban and Swimlane Views as well!

Share Boards, Roadmaps, & Docs

You can now create and manage publicly shared links for roadmaps, task-boards, and docs with link descriptions for ultimate control.

Additional Improvements & Fixes

  • Recurring Tasks now have the option to recur bi-weekly.
  • Subtasks with due dates will now show up in all calendars.
  • All calendar views now have the task filter bar enabled.
  • All time tracked across projects can now be exported as Projects Progress Report from the Overview screen.
  • You can now also import custom tags & fields from Asana and ClickUp.
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Feb 7, 2021

Collapse, rearrange, input, and remove information from Nifty with increased ease and flexibility following this update! 🔥

Collapsable Milestones in Swimlane View

Milestones in Swimlane View can now be collapsed to make viewing your entire roadmap and moving tasks across phases even easier.

Flexible Task Order in Milestone Modals

Tasks will present by input order within a Milestone and will only be overridden based on the due date of the tasks.

Improved Message Notifications

Visiting the Home module of a project will no longer clear Discussion notifications by default. Notifications will be cleared by clicking on the Discussion widget on Home or visiting the Discussion module.

Additional Improvements and Fixes

  • Removing members from the Workspace will now remove their chats and assignments from Tasks & Lists.
  • Fixed an error where read receipts would mistakenly indicate members of a project who never had access to the data.
  • Fixed copy paste issues with our Doc tables.
  • Swimlane View now shows completed tasks within the Completed List.
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Jan 30, 2021

Our latest change log is focused on making Nifty more flexible, scalable, and feature rich for all of our customers. 🙌

Super Starter Plan

Our Starter Plan now offers unlimited Custom Fields, Time, and Budget tracking to help teams get started with a rich yet affordable feature set. Add-ons can be purchased to close the feature gap between our new Starter Plan and our Business Plan with Overview and Workloads add-on.

Improved Reports

Milestone and Task reports on the project level will now contain Story Points and Custom Fields so that they now convey the entire picture of your workflow.

Subtasks on Calendars

Personal and Project Calendars will now show subtasks with due dates to make managing every step of your task even easier.

Revised Recurring Tasks Logic

Recurring tasks will now be created as soon as existing tasks have been completed with dynamic due dates to allow you to see your scheduled tasks in your task board and calendar for improved oversight!

Additional Fixes and Improvements

  • Our Asana import now brings in more data with custom fields and tags
  • You can now create tasks in the "Untied" block of a Swimlane view
  • Added ability to close link previews in project discussions and messages
  • Fixed an issue with recurring tasks recurring sporadically
  • Fixed an issue with opening Direct Messages from Search
  • Fixed an issue with subtask comment notifications being marked as read when opening tasks
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Jan 11, 2021

We hear your feedback! This update focuses on improved planning, oversight, and management of your tasks within projects across Nifty. 🚀

Introducing Project Calendars

​ View all your project's open and completed tasks on the calendar to seamlessly track and manage your work without missing any deadlines! Additionally, you can view all unscheduled tasks to easily drag them onto your calendar and bring order to your projects.

Note: The calendar view is found in the header of your taskboard as an additional view.

Untied Tasks in Swimlane View

You can now view tasks that are not tied to any milestones in your Swimlane view to easily create, drag, and connect these tasks to your existing milestones and continue to automate your milestone progress based on the completion of the tasks!

Better Task Organization in Milestones

Milestone Modals will now have menu tabs for open and completed tasks so you can easily keep track of what's open and what's completed within your milestones for improved oversight.

Improved Notifications

We have added additional push notifications for comments in tasks, docs, and files so you never miss a beat on your work!

Additional Fixes & Improvements

  • Improved copy/pasting styles from other sources into Nifty Docs
  • Improved navigation for Workloads with arrows to Show older and newer tasks outside of the default 7 day range
  • Fixed an issue with sometimes blank PDF exports from Nifty Docs
  • Fixed an issue where updating start date of the week didn't reflect correctly in My Tasks
  • Fixed a bug where creating documents from project discussions gave an error sometimes
  • Fixed an issue with uploading files from shared Google drive would get stuck sometimes
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Dec 17, 2020

'Tis the season for more product updates! Usability comes front and center in this update, starting with improving our Overview. 🎅

Introducing Project Timeline View

Projects in our Overview screen now reflect the aggregate progress of all milestones within the project. This allows for more visibility across projects at once, while still allowing you to expand these projects into granular milestone and task levels on the Gantt view.

Custom Project Views

Configure your project's modules quickly with the three-dot menu at the top of a project to quickly turn on and off core modules of your projects. This is only available to workspace owner and the project owner/creator as the modules will be enabled/disabled for all project members. `

Improved Project Templates and Duplication

Task Start and End dates are now preserved in Project Templates and Duplication. In Duplication, these dates are the same as the original project. In Templates, these dates are relative to the distance of the project's creation date. Additional updates include over 200% performance improvement along with the added preservation of task and milestone dependencies and milestone descriptions.

Document Access Automation

Attaching a document to a task will automatically give assignees of that task access to the doc - no longer a 2-step process!

Enhanced Task Sorting

Tasks can now be sorted all fields including your very own custom fields on our list view of your task board for improved management and prioritization of your work.

Additional Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • Improved notifications for Zoom calls started without a message will now automatically move up to the top of your sidebar chat list.
  • Added support for creating back to back tasks in milestone modals with enter key.
  • Added support for HTML and Link Embedding in Nifty Docs.
  • Fixed an issue where comments of completed subtasks were not accessible.
  • Fixed an issue with timesheets exporting blank documents in PDF.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements.
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