TaskPaper 3.5.1 – Simple to-do list.

TaskPaper 3.5.1

TaskPaper is a plain-text to-do list that’s surprisingly adept. Thoroughly modernized. TaskPaper 3 is all new, while still retaining the same plain-text design that’s been getting things done since 2006.

What’s New in 3
  • All new app
  • More powerful searches
  • Flexible and unique folding interface
  • More powerful text editor and outliner
  • Saved searches; one click away in sidebar
  • Relative date and time based searches
  • LESS/CSS powered themes
  • Extensive Javascript API Key Features
  • Plain text files; edit anywhere
  • Type and your lists are auto formatted
  • Projects- tasks, notes, and @tags
  • Text editor speed with outliner power
  • Lists within lists within lists
  • Fold, focus, and filter to make big list small
  • Drag and drop to organize your list
  • Fully scriptable and themable
  • Getting things done since 2006

What’s New

Version 3.5.1:

  • Bug in 2-Set Korean input method
  • Crash when editing stylesheet in VIM
  • Crash when archiving first visible item
  • Add checkmark to View > Show Sidebar when it's visible
  • Item > Move to Project to insert item at start of project's items
  • New icon
  • New code, rewrote native layer in Swift 3
  • New requirements, now requires OS X 10.11 or later
  • Added Projects, Searches, and Tags sections
  • Ability to show/hide sidebar sections
  • Ability to expand/collapse individual projects
  • Double-click on project in sidebar to "hoist", show only its descendants
  • Tags configuration file, allowing you to choose tags shown/hidden in the sidebar
  • Searches configuration file, allowing you to choose searches shown in the sidebar
  • Context menu (and main menu) items for creating, editing, and deleting saved searches
  • Saved searches may be embedded in current document, or saved separately
  • Larger, can more easily display complex searches
  • Only shows when active (preference to change this behavior)
  • Attention getting, you should never miss the fact that a search is active (changeable in stylesheet)
  • Much faster search results in large documents with complex search logic
  • New palettes UI, faster keyboard navigation
  • Replaced "Go to" popup menu's with new palette UI
  • Added "Go to Anything" palette
  • Added "Command Palette" with ability to add your own script commands
  • Changed keyboard shortcuts so all palettes use a form of Command-P
  • Ability to open multiple windows (or tabs on macOS 10.12) on a single document
  • Added "Open in New Window" popup item for sidebar items
  • Added "Open in New Tab" popup item for sidebar items (macOS 10.12)
  • Reorganized menu items to better fit macOS 10.12's "Show Tab Bar" item
  • Ability to switch between stylesheets
  • Each window can now have a different (Window > Style) style
  • Printing panel has it's own separate stylesheet setting
  • Renamed `display` span stylesheet attribute to `content`
  • New options including text wrap and typewriter scrolling (see user's guide for details)
  • Added allow delete backward to un-indent items preference
  • Added preference to maintain search when select project changes
  • Added preference to maintain project when select search changes in sidebar
  • Added scripting API to get all OutlineEditors associated with a given outline
  • Removed many "New Document" preferences (spelling, etc), those settings now apply to all documents
  • Changed direct download bundle ID to avoid conflicts with app store version
  • Direct download version recognizes App Store licenses (must run App Store version once first)
  • Improved folded state persistence in documents that are edited outside TaskPaper
  • Improved Drawing of split cursor text insertion point
  • Changed default font to system reported "user font"
  • Fixed file and icon associations


OS X 10.11 or later, 64-bit processor


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