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Microsoft To-Do for Windows 10 now lets you sort tasks with hashtags

Microsoft To-Do already embraced hashtags on mobile, and, as spotted by All About Windows Phone (via OnMSFT), it's now bringing the feature to Windows 10. Since its popularization by Twitter, the hashtag has become a go-to way for sorting things by subject, and it's no different here.

Hashtags can be added to your tasks to make them easily searchable, which can come in handy if you're a heavy To-Do user with lots of tasks competingfor your attention. You can add them to either the notes for a particular task or in the name of the task itself. Once save, the hashtag will be highlighted and underlined to indicate you can interact with it. Tapping or clicking it will take you to a page where you can see all notes and tasks that share that tag.

Hashtags can also be used in the search menu to surface every task or note you have associated with a particular tag.

If you want to try the feature out for yourself, you can give hashtags a shot with the latest version of Microsoft To-Do available on the Microsoft Store now.

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Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the Editor in Chief for Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl. Got a hot tip? Send it to daniel.thorp-lancaster@futurenet.com.

3 Comments
  • It has features not in wunderlist, now if they add assignable tasks, and calendar contact and Cortana all I will need then is a bit of fluent.
  • They added a bit of fluent before but all of a sudden it was gone again. Now it only has some gradient but I must say: The reveal effect for example was too distracting and did not work at all on the calendar and that's what I send them via feedback. The look is good, now for some api love!
  • Been in the software business for 30 years. Never used a hashtag. Silly kids.