I'm using Workflowy for project managing my consultancy, and I'd like the option to put different projects in different colors. Background colors (to indicate clients) would be the cherry on the sundae.

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I use Workflowy to collect research and all I want is to be able to highlight certain text/words/sentences so that when I go back through the research, I can scan for the highlights. Pretty frustrating that this isn't already a basic feature. Any idea when we can expect an update?

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Mainly for visual scanning purposes. It's just so nice to have. I think status level is nice as well.

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Not sure if this my little issue will be addressed with colors, but I wish there was a way to make note text darker (blacker, greener, etc.), both in viewing and printing. I get it helps differentiate the heading from the note, but in reading longer notes (which I like to work with), I begin to yearn for greater contrast.

Otherwise, I am impressed with the development you continue to do with this great little product.

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I don't know if I am into colors in general this much, so I am not that much into this new feature. But I love the fact that you try to interact with us users, so I am happy to leave this comment :D

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Thoughts on "2: Using tags to change colors and styling"

- Workflowy is hierarchical, and the the general use case is that I would like to be able change the appearance (perhaps behavior) of whole sections of the tree, without having to do it explicitly for every node in those sub-trees.

- Quick version

- When a tag changes a node's styling, there should be the option for that style to be "inherited" by the child nodes in the sub-tree of the tagged node.

- Long version

- You have some mechanism to associate a tag with some CSS, which can be applied to the node it is tagged on, and that there is the option that the associated CSS will also apply to all the sub-nodes, until such time as that CSS is overridden by CSS applied by another tag on a sub-node.

- There may be cases where you want the associated tag to only apply to tagged node, which is why I want it to be an option, not the only way of doing it.

- Background Color Example

- Let's say we associate #BackgroundRed tag with some styling which sets a node have a red background, then the descendant-nodes of the style-tagged node would also have a red background.

- If a descendant-node contained, say, a #BackgroundBlue node, then it and its children would continue with whatever the CSS associated with the #BackgroundBlue node set.

- Other possibilities set with style-tags

- Fonts

- Text Colors

- Other general CSS

- Buttons

- Javascript?

- I would lover to be able to add WFx-style javascript to a node, and it's descendants using a tag.

- Mirrors

- These are easy, you display them using the style inherited from the ancestor nodes (the breadcrumbs) in the current display view, as modified by any additional style-tags on the mirror node itself.

- Search

- I have some other thoughts on search related to this - but you have enough to be getting on with here, and I don't want to confuse matters. (yet ;) )

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Want an easy way to indicate priority - red urgent, yellow important, green should do / routine.

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