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Restore an "All" Where? functionality

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J. Craig Williams
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edited 04/23/17 in Archived 2017 Posts

It would be generous to call this an enhancement request.

While I applaud the improvements to the Reporting (they are noticeable and appreciated), the inability to have an "ALL" for the Where? is a severe loss of functionality.



I have many sheets and workspaces shared to me. They do not all exists at the time of Workspace creations. I have Reports to pull the "Assigned To" from sheets in my Sheets and shared Workspaces.

Now, I believe, every new Workspace will require any/all Reports built after 2017-04-18 to be updated (manually) to be updated.



I don't have time for that and may miss them (if the Workspace is created by a customer and shared to me, I won't see tasks there until perhaps too late)



The same applies for organizations that create new project related Workspaces.



I hope I missed something.



I am withholding judgement on the "Exclude" functionality also released 2017-04-18 until I can adequately test it. Initially, this seems like a loss of functionality too, and also one that I will miss.

This request has also be posted to the WebForm

Craig

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  • Shaine Greenwood
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    Craig,

    This change was made to specifically combat the performance loss from having a report crawl every sheet shared to you to find matching data. Reports can't quickly search thousands of sheets, with tens of thousands of cells or more in order to find what they need—so reports would often time out.

    What we've found is that people would leave Where? blank simply because they could, even if their report was focused to a few sheets.

    You can still select workspaces as criteria, so you may need to make sure people share new sheets with you by dragging them into a workspace.

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