Suggestions for improving Amplenote.

Calendar mode color coding of tasks

Moderator edit: updated title to match a request for "color coding of tasks". I do not separate between web and ios - 24 hours format - color coding for tasks ...
Suggested by: markus von kaenel (22 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 14 Aug Comments: 8

Add geo-location based reminder for Todo list tasks on mobile

Suggested by: Stu Blair (17 May, '20) Upvoted: 09 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration mobile

Amplecap: Simplified Article Clip

I would like to be able to clip a simplified article like Evernote. This may be an issue of nuance as I am aware of the excerpts and full page clip but when I used ...
Suggested by: Adam P. (14 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 05 Sep Comments: 9
Under consideration amplecap effort-high

Task View Today Shortcut

I would like a new shortcut added that shows only tasks with a due date of "Today/Overdue". While being able to see what needs to be done across the week is nice, ...
Suggested by: Seth Drebitko (04 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 18 Sep Comments: 6
Under consideration effort-low tasks

Allow !move command to take note sections as destinations

For !move tasks, or extract to another note, it would be nice to use the # notation to select a heading to move it to, in a similar way to when you're inserting [[ ...
Suggested by: Stuart (25 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 19 Sep Comments: 3
Under consideration effort-medium tasks

Allow aliases / automatic text substitution

It would be helpful to be able to prescribe aliases for phrases that I type regularly. For example, if I regularly write "AN" for "Amplenote", I should be able to set ...
Suggested by: Moderator (06 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 02 Sep Comments: 9
Not planned editor

Lightweight checkbox that isn't a task

If I want to make any kind of checkbox in a note, I am required to use a Task, which ends up in the global Task view. For ephemeral tasks, this may not make sense, as ...
Suggested by: Kendall (08 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 30 Aug Comments: 7
Not planned

3rd-Party/Community Plugins with Obsidian-style manager (aka extensions/addons/add-ons)

I've read through a lot of the suggestions here and there are lots of things that look like they would be awesome but have a user base so limited that it would be a ...
Suggested by: Danny C (08 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 27 Aug Comments: 5
Development underway integrations

Apple Watch app

App for the Apple Watch showing calendar, task list and option for verbal note taking
Suggested by: Vincent (10 Apr, '22) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 2
Under consideration effort-high mobile

Quick Tasks on Desktop

It'd be great to have this feature on all platforms.
Suggested by: Jason (28 May, '21) Upvoted: 23 Sep Comments: 1
Development underway tasks

Keyboard shortcut for extract to note

One of my most frequent functions is extracting text to another note. It'd be really helpful to have a keyboard shortcut for this to avoid switching to mouse.
Suggested by: Stuart (21 Apr, '22) Upvoted: 31 Aug Comments: 0

Display a timeline alongside each task showing due date

The calendar icon when clicked could show a slideout timeline (see example image mockup screenshot) A bonus would be to make it interactive - so moving the slider ...
Suggested by: Dave (01 Aug, '19) Upvoted: today Comments: 2
Under consideration tasks

Functionality to reorder tag shortcuts

For example if I'm in task view and I want to reorder my tag favorites, right now I have to unfavorite them and then favorite them in the right order. I would like to ...
Suggested by: Diego Nijboer (24 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 28 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration effort-medium ui

Need alphanumeric sorting in both directions

Currently the notes list can only be sorted by: Last changed Last changed by me Last opened Date created There needs to be more: Title alphanumeric ascending ...
Suggested by: Mike (18 May, '20) Upvoted: 23 Sep Comments: 5
Under consideration searching

Keyboard shortcuts / hotkeys to switch between the Jots, Notes and Tasks modes

Originally mentioned by Shu, with people on Reddit suggesting it as well. As a reasonably convenient mouse-free workaround, typing "jots", "notes" or "tasks" in ...
Suggested by: Lucian (27 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 03 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration hotkeys

Allow to set several reminders for a single task

Currently, a task can have one reminder. It could be relevant to be able to set up more than one. Use cases are many, but here is a simple example: have a reminder a ...
Suggested by: Tonio (05 Nov, '21) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 5
Under consideration effort-medium tasks

Support for markdown headings up to H6

Currently only H1 to H3 headings are supported. This feature would enable further compatibility during markdown import.
Suggested by: 0cre (02 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 09 Aug Comments: 5
Under consideration editor

Record time working on tasks

When working on a task, it would be useful to tell the system when we start and stop. Then, reports could be created in a semi-automatic way, by specifying the day, ...
Suggested by: Tonio (13 May, '22) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 2
Under consideration effort-high tasks

Allow underline of text

Allow people to underline text in a note. That's essential to most writing styles. Though I love so many things about AmpleNote, the inability to underline text ...
Suggested by: Farris (11 Apr) Upvoted: 21 Sep Comments: 4
Under consideration editor effort-medium

Indent with tab

Indent when pressing tab or shit-tab should work whenever your cursor is at beginning or the end.
Suggested by: Gadwood (14 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 09 Sep Comments: 3
Not planned editor

Consolidated Calendar View of All Domains

It would be nice to have toggles for the domains in the Calendar just like calendar toggles in Google Calendar. It's kinda hard to schedule tasks referencing ...
Suggested by: G (13 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 18 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration calendar effort-medium

Add VIM keybindings for navigation

Add vim style keyboard shortcuts. Similar to the roam-toolkit project:
Suggested by: aum (30 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 07 Sep Comments: 4
Under consideration hotkeys

Support renaming tag shortcuts/saved searches

Per the suggestion in, I've created a saved that removes any tasks that I keep in my Kanban board but this makes ...
Suggested by: Robert P (12 Sep, '22) Upvoted: 09 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration effort-low notes

Show tags while linking via double brackets

While linking to notes with identical names it would be very helpful to have further identification to where this note might belong: perhaps showing tags while ...
Suggested by: Hibiscus (27 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 09 Aug Comments: 8
Under consideration searching

Allow multilingual tag text for non-English support (ex: emoji, Spanish, Korean)

I can only use english in tag names. I can't us korean for them. It will be good for me to use Korean, my mother tongue in tags. If you want to make your app for the ...
Suggested by: Albert (20 May, '20) Upvoted: 11 Jan Comments: 7
Under consideration localization

More than 3 task domains

I'm unsure why there is a limit of three task domains, maybe there is a good idea behind that decision, but I would personally like one or two more.
Suggested by: Alexander (06 Feb) Upvoted: 16 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration calendar effort-medium

Home/Dashboard page

I really feel that Amplenote lack the natural "starting point" to process things from. I think that an optional dashboard as a home page could be the natural next ...
Suggested by: Magnus (01 Oct, '21) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 3
Under consideration

All levels of Bulleted list should indent when you highlight all and tab.

The bulleted list doesn't move that I would expect it to. When I highlight multiple levels and try to indent all of them an additional level. It's only the lowest ...
Suggested by: Ryan Beck (14 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 03 Sep Comments: 4
Under consideration editor effort-low

Toggle setting to *Hide future jots until the day happens*

I can understand use cases for either setting, so a toggle would be great to *turn off* showing future jots in the jots view. I'd like to prepare notes like ...
Suggested by: Timoy (19 May, '22) Upvoted: 03 Aug Comments: 0
Under consideration effort-low jots

Font Size Adjustment

As simple as it sounds. The default text size can be a tad small at times, so it would be useful to have an option to adjust it in Settings.
Suggested by: Aurelius (28 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 09 Aug Comments: 12
Not planned

Outlook Integration

I would really love to see something where I click a button in outlook an it adds a task for me to complete in amplenote.
Suggested by: Erik (07 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 28 Jul Comments: 5
Not planned tasks

Nested tasks should inherit their parent item/note affiliation

Having recently migrated from Roam, I was trying to find a way to compile notes and tasks from multiple project on daily jots, but have been frustrated that tasks are ...
Suggested by: Fractal0011 (09 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 07 Sep Comments: 4

Quick-open menu should let you create a new note if no match is found

Debatable where the option to create a new note should appear (maybe at the bottom of the list of results, or maybe it should always be the second option in the ...
Suggested by: Lucian (17 May, '21) Upvoted: 03 Sep Comments: 4
Under consideration

Exchange calendar support

Since this app focus on productivity, many people have only one option at work for calendar and it's exchange calendar. It would be nice to add that type of calendar ...
Suggested by: Gadwood (26 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 15 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration calendar

More control over recurrance interval

Allow different intervals (every hour, every quarter, every year, every other Monday, the third Monday of the month, the last day of the month, etc) and allow ...
Suggested by: Will Griffin (07 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 28 Aug Comments: 2
Under consideration tasks

Add collaborative commenting features

When a note is shared, it would be helpful to have a full UI for commenting or suggesting changes, and have those changes be made clear to the original author. It ...
Suggested by: Moderator (06 Aug, '18) Upvoted: 28 Jan Comments: 2
Under consideration sharing

URL Link Previews

Amplenote's 'rich footnotes' feature along with the ability to embed pictures, videos, and notes is an amazing feature. Just one thing is missing -- rich media link ...
Suggested by: Fenil Parekh (29 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 25 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration editor

multi-select and edit tasks in bulk

Use cases: 1. move a list of tasks up and down together within a note 2. move a list of tasks to another note 3. select a list of tasks and bulk edit their ...
Suggested by: HL (04 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 07 Sep Comments: 8
Under consideration effort-high tasks

Implement Web Shortcut for "Add a new task"

Please add a Web Shortcut that allows us to create a new task in Amplenote from the task bar. This will make it faster to get ideas into Amplenote. As described by ...
Suggested by: Bill (15 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 15 May Comments: 1
Under consideration hotkeys

Right-click functionality

Would live to see right-click functionality so that I can quickly action notes or tasks via a right-click contextual menu. An example use case here is deleting ...
Suggested by: Mateo (03 Jun, '22) Upvoted: 24 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration effort-high ui

Improve task completion behavior

Now it is possible to "cross out" a task. Great but, this is an incomplete solution for people coming from other tools such as Roam. To cross out a task now, you have ...
Suggested by: Javier (25 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 02 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration effort-medium tasks

Simple calculations in tables

Simple calculations like summing a row or column would be helpful. Maybe also basic spreadsheet functions like =SUM(E1:E5)/5 etc.
Suggested by: Markus (26 Feb) Upvoted: 18 Sep Comments: 1
Development underway

ISO date support

ISO dates (YYYY-MM-DD) have a lot of good properties, like being able to search for incrementally narrower chunks of time and being ordered properly. There should be ...
Suggested by: John Smith (21 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 29 Aug Comments: 1
Under consideration effort-medium notes

Mind Map View of Notes

It would be great our notes visually as mind maps. Single note pages themselves as mind maps and then connected concepts as mind maps of their own which link all ...
Suggested by: Syed Ahmed (21 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 16 Sep Comments: 3
Not planned

Swipe actions for tasks (on mobile)

It would be great to be able to interact with tasks in the mobile app by swiping, rather than tapping the dropdown arrow, which is very clunky (particularly when ...
Suggested by: Rebecca (22 May, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jul Comments: 2
Under consideration mobile

On-time Reminder

The ability to set a reminder at the exact start time of a task does not exist. If my task is set to start at 9AM this morning, I cannot get a reminder at 9AM. The ...
Suggested by: Jack Elliott (01 Jul, '22) Upvoted: 07 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration effort-low tasks

Allow me to forward a text message to Amplenote

It would be helpful to be able to forward a text as a todo item to Amplenote, so that I can respond later.
Suggested by: Moderator (19 Sep, '18) Upvoted: 20 Sep Comments: 1
Under consideration mobile

Add workspaces or areas

Hi, I’m really enjoying Amplenote for work. I have a number of other roles in my life that I would like to use AN for. However, I need my notes to be kept separate ...
Suggested by: Vince (11 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 28 Aug Comments: 6
Not planned

Give overdue tasks a higher Task Score

I'm new to Amplenote and noticed a weird feature of the Task Score: I had a task that was due yesterday and I forgot to do it. Today, I was surprised to find it ...
Suggested by: David (11 Apr) Upvoted: 30 Aug Comments: 3
Under consideration effort-low tasks

Allow more than 5 suggested notes when linking a note to a task or another note

When using the "[[..." to link another note, only a maximum of 5 suggested notes appears. As the number of notes increases, and some of the note content will be ...
Suggested by: Paul H. (18 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 09 Aug Comments: 2
Under consideration effort-low note-linking