Nifty changelog
Nifty changelog

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.

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.

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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Dec 7, 2020

This update emphasizes some housekeeping items that help keep your day-to-day as productive as can be! 💪

Milestone Start Day Adjustment

A popup will now appear when a task is given a start date before its milestone's start date asking if you'd like to adjust the milestone start date accordingly. This functionality was already in place for end dates.

Portfolio Notification

Portfolio titles will now become orange when a project within them have an outstanding notification, making project updates easy to find even when Portfolios are collapsed.

Additional Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • Guest Email addresses are now hidden in the project level and can be found in Workspace Settings under Manage Guests by team owners and admins.
  • The Workloads date filter has been relocated to the header and allows for customized report downloads based on custom date ranges.
  • Completed tasks can now be seen in Swimlane view under the Completed list to make it easy to visualize and pilot completed work by milestones.
  • Custom field columns in My Tasks, All Tasks, and a project's task board view are now sortable.
  • Fixed a bug with + button in Nifty docs not working.
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Nov 22, 2020

This update combines experiences across Nifty to make organizing and visualizing your data even more seamless. 🔥

Tasks in Gantt View

You can now expand tasks tied to a Milestone on the timeline view to see the individual timelines of tasks within that Milestone! Tasks will present with the same visualization that they have in Workloads.

Swimlane View Expansion

Swimlane view can now be found in both Milestone and Task views to give your more organization options on a project level.

Additional List View Columns

Start Dates, Story Points, and Tracked Time can now be added as columns in the List view of your Task-boards. These fields will be disabled by default and can be enabled in the project's Edit Columns feature.

Additional Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • My Calendar has now been moved to the main Calendar to make it easier to switch between team and my calendar views.
  • Custom Fields are now available as a standard feature on our Pro plan.
  • Fixed a bug where some teams were unable to receive mobile notifications.
  • Fixed an issue in docs were placeholder text would sometimes overlap the main content of the doc.
  • Fixed an issue where emojis in task list names were sometimes clipped in the list view.
  • Improved performance for milestones with large amount of tasks tied.
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Nov 11, 2020

Personalization and privacy are the points of emphasis with this update as Nifty introduces more ways to customize and streamline your workflow. 🚀

Customizing List View Columns

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Enable, disable, and rearrange any and all columns in the List View of a project's Task board, as well as your My and All Tasks. This column customization is on the user-level, meaning everyone can customize their views to their own liking.

Simply click on the + icon in the task list view and select Edit Columns to start customizing!

Internal Project Discussions

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Projects that are utilizing the Guest role will now have the ability to allow team members within that project to send messages in a project's discussion that the Guest cannot see. Additionally, threads of hidden messages will be hidden by default.

You will see the eye icon in the typebox for projects with Guests, once enabled, your input box will highlight notifying you that this message will be hidden from Guests!

Additional Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • The Notifications bell will now indicate when you are @tagged within a project discussion.
  • You can now navigate Shared Google Team Drives when importing files, Docs, Sheets, and Presentations.
  • Fixed a bug with some Guests not receiving notifications or unread messages email for messages posted in their project discussions.
  • Fixed a bug where opening or closing files from discussions required additional clicks sometimes.
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October 25, 2020

This update includes many of our highly requested improvements to bring the ultimate workflow management experience to your day-to-day! 🚀

Subtask Comments

Drill down a level deeper by leaving subtask descriptions using comments or discuss subtasks amongst stakeholders for more focused collaboration.

Custom Fields in Reports

All reports exported from Overview, Project Tasks and Milestones will now include custom fields in the .csv files.

Improved Reporting

Timesheets will now have a table-format view in PDF exports for improved visual reporting. Additionally, Workloads, Overview, Task, and Milestone reports will now have a PDF export support.

Additional Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • Fixed missing user roles in user profile tooltips.
  • Fixed bulk task deletions that sometimes didn't delete tasks.
  • Fixed copy/pasting tables from excel files into Nifty Docs
  • Improved doc renaming for Nifty docs that can be done through doc menu in the docs tab as opposed to be opening the docs first.
  • Improved task filter by adding Without Milestone option under milestones to filter out tasks that are not tied to any milestones.
  • Recurring tasks time format will now adjust to local time settings.
  • Added search box for projects in the add a task modal to enable quick actions.
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