A couple months ago we disabled expand all by double clicking on the page title because it was leading to performance problems on larger accounts and the UI was unintuitive (many people didn't know that it existed or clicked it by accident). We promised that we would bring it back once we had resolved some of … Continue reading The Return of Expand and Collapse All
At WorkFlowy, we're entering a new phase focused on improving the product at a much faster pace than we have in recent years. We don't want to do this in a vacuum, though, just building stuff and hoping you'll like it. We need your feedback to help us brainstorm ideas, decide what to work … Continue reading Help Us Design WorkFlowy: Join WorkFlowy Alpha
WorkFlowy is a tool people have open all day, and for many of us it becomes the hub from which we manage our work and lives. Today, we're releasing what I believe is a genuinely better way to use WorkFlowy: a desktop app that starts up fast, works fully offline, and gives you instant access to … Continue reading The WorkFlowy Desktop App Has Arrived
I am pleased to announce some updates to the interface for moving around bullets in WorkFlowy. Web and Desktop Apps We bid farewell to the moving gray horizontal line and introduce a more modern drag-and-drop experience. You can now drag bullets around visually and place them exactly where you want them to go (provided … Continue reading Drag Bullets to Indent Them
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Qkc38Z7_1Y&w=480&h=270 This makes it much easier to duplicate, so you can make and use list templates to your heart's content.
Navigating through an item with enough text to span multiple lines used to be a pain. You had to use a mouse. Now, we've fixed that, and it works as expected, just going to the next line of text.
It used to be, if you shared a list in WorkFlowy, the link looked like this monstrosity: https://workflowy.com/shared/a725790c-913b-dbe1-f412-bbff3201e895/ That was no good, so we've shortened it to something like this: https://workflowy.com/s/wEzHg2A4GV We've also made it so that if you unshare and then re-share a list, it creates a different link. It used to create the … Continue reading Links for shared WorkFlowy lists just got a lot shorter. And safer.
You can now select multiple items in WorkFlowy. This is one of the most exciting features we've released in a long time. For new users, it should just feel obvious, it should clearly work this way. For existing users, it should it should be a great relief. It was quite complicated to implement, but it greatly … Continue reading New Feature: Select Multiple Lines in Your WorkFlowy Lists
I always get annoyed when I drag things around in WorkFlowy. You have to drag these little arrows that show up at the right of the page, it's hard to get the right item, and it feels finicky. Judging from the consistent stream of emails we've gotten, other users have the same issue. Well, we've improved the … Continue reading Feature Improvement: Drag the Bullet to Move in WorkFlowy
On Monday, a user with approximately 200K items in his WorkFlowy account emailed us a complaint. He said the load time for his account was killing him. We looked into seeing if we could speed things up, and found some major improvements. WorkFlowy now loads around 4 times more quickly . If you're on a good internet connection and have a large … Continue reading WorkFlowy Speedup: 4x Faster Loading