PS I would particularly like to have a folders-only view possible when you 
hit F3.... as this would help cut and past tasks out of the inbox into the 
correct Folder.

On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 12:43:09 PM UTC, John . Smith wrote:
> Thanks, Olivier
> Well, initially I thought this was brilliant.
> On the up-side it shows your folder hierarchy very cleanly and it works 
> well when used with F7 to open all the folders as far as possible.
> Furthermore, if you then save that View and give it a hotkey (e.g. 
> control/shift/alt/F) I can even apply that filter to the current view using 
> a hotkey.   :)
> However, there are problems: 
> 1. If the current Tab is locked it won't work without creating another tab 
> every time you use it (which causes confusion and clutter).
> 2. Also you can of course no longer open up any given folder to see what's 
> actually in it. (This is due to the View's filtering that will now be in 
> place!) 
> 3. In order to see what's in each Folder, all you can do is - IF and only 
> if the folder has no child-folders -  is double-click on that folder  and 
> be taken to your first Tab on the left.  
> BUT once you get there : 
> a) If your Tab has filtering that stops that folder from being viewed 
> (e.g. it is using Active tasks view), then no row will have focus (which 
> feels confusing) [so this forces you to have an ALL tasks view...]
> b) If you get to the LH tab without losing focus, you now have a problem 
> of how to get *back *to that Folders- Only tab. If you click the folder 
> name again and it does have child tasks, then it will simply open up any 
> child tasks. And if you double-click on one of the child tasks, although it 
> will take you back to the Folders-only view, it will now lose focus because 
> task are not visible on that view! 
> ==> Aaarrgh!  Not quite so useful after all. 
> If going this route, we are thrown into using one tab for multiple MLO 
> Views. 
> But even then there is no way to toggle this view on and off using your 
> hotkey, which would have been nice.
> Conclusion
> I would still prefer some inbuilt function that would expanding everything 
> just far enough to show all the Folders, so that this could be achieved 
> with no fuss on Locked tabs, without the need to change either Tab nor View 
> and ideally it should be a function that toggles.
> - Would anyone else vote for this feature?
> J
> On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 8:03:40 AM UTC, robisme (Olivier R) 
> wrote:
>> Then I suggest you build a specific  view with a filter "is folder = 
>> true".
>> Olivier 

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