Hide tasks until Start "Time" arrives

Is there an option to hide tasks until the Start TIME is reached? There are numerous tasks that cannot be done until after a certain time of day (end-of-day tasks for work, picking up dry cleaning on the way home from work, take medicine at 8 pm, etc.), and having those tasks visible all day long really clutters up my screen and distracts me from the tasks I am actually able to do "now".

GoodTask does a perfect job of keeping tasks out of sight until their Start DATE is reached, but it sure would be helpful to apply that same logic to the Start TIME.

Hi @Phil, thanks for the feedback.

Currently, you can do this with 'Scheduled : Today' smart list filter with 'Hide : Unstarted' option checked. This will not show you tasks that hasn't started for today.

Thanks!

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Wow, this is fantastic! I just never noticed that option there before. Thank you so much!!

I'd like to do this too. The above instructions no longer seem to exist. Tried in both MacOS or iOS. Has the UI changed? Could someone please help me to hide tasks until start time on the current version of the software?

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Hi @stuckagain,

I still see the option on both iOS and macOS. When you edit the Today smart list, tap/click on the 'Scheduled: Today' filter in the filters section at the bottom of the screen to edit the options for the filter. At the bottom of the screen for editing that filter, you should see options to 'Hide (tasks)' for 'No Time', 'Later Tasks', and 'Unstarted'.

If your Today smart list lacks the 'Scheduled: Today' filter, you can add it using 'Add New Filter', setting the 'Type' to 'Scheduled', and then changing the 'Scheduled' option to 'Today' (on macOS, the last part in a drop down list).

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I worked it out with your kind help. The "Unstarted" option made no difference, but the "Later Tasks" did the trick. Thank you very much.

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