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Beta updates

We typically test updates in beta in our forum for a few days before releasing them, but the delay can be longer if we're working on a big project. See how to join the beta and the beta updates if you want to help us shape the future of Legend.

November 22

Fix: Items were duplicating in the Agenda if synced to Google Calendar and not at the root of a document (Forum)

  • Fix Text filters were not matching up the hierarchy correctly in Agenda panes (Forum)
  • Fix Item counts were wrong in blocks with mirror items (Forum)

November 11

  • Fix New filtering engine improved further to be even more accurate and faster

November 4

  • Fix Zooming into a mirror by hotkey was not using parents path (Forum)

November 2

  • Update A new Apple Silicon version of the Mac app. The previous version is not able to auto-detect Apple Silicon so it requires a manual update, but future versions will update to the correct version automatically. See the blog post for more details.
  • Update New filtering engine with improved accuracy, especially with mirrored items. See the blog post for more details.

October 28

  • Feature Sign In with Apple support in the web/desktop version
  • Feature Export to Markdown: Experimental - please post any issues in the forum thread

October 22

  • Feature A clear formatting button in notes (Forum)
  • Fix Project pane in List view was skipping some items if too deep in the hierarchy (Forum)
  • Fix Dropping a mirror into a different document was not immediately showing its children (Forum)
  • Fix Color picker in the note popup was not working
  • Fix Headers in notes were not displaying big and bold after the theming change

October 16

  • Fix Task filter icon was too small in filter box
  • Design Improved styling of scrollbars, especially on Windows (Forum)

October 14

  • Fix Zooming into a mirror or child of a mirror shows its parents path instead of the origin item’s
  • Fix Dropping an item below a mirror was dropping it below the origin item
  • Fix Mirror children of mirrors were displaying as a link instead of a mirror

October 3

  • Fix Items that had been moved between documents were sometimes being hidden, or sometimes items were marked as moved erroneously and being hidden. If that affected you, signing out and back in will restore any hidden items. (Forum) (Forum)

September 29

  • Fix An input bug where deleting across escaped characters was sometimes deleting too many characters
  • Fix Priorities in search box were not displaying correctly with new themes
  • Fix Mirrors were being ignored by filters (Forum)

September 27

  • Fix Changing encryption password in desktop app rewrites all local documents with the new encryption if encrypting local documents
  • Change Removed the “Encrypt local documents” option because it was rarely used and the chance of lost data seems not worth it. We may add it back in a better way in a later version. (Forum)

September 21

  • Fix Moving items between documents was sometimes causing items to appear to disappear. The affected items should reappear and work normally now, and the underlying issue is fixed. (Forum)
  • Fix “Press /“ placeholder text was positioned wrong in an empty item with children

September 19

  • Fix Errors in Drive plugin when an item is deleted in user’s Drive account

September 18

  • Fix Crash on load on old accounts that still had the old Gmail plugin panes
  • Fix Text in long links overflowing in pane

September 17

  • Feature Added itemComplete to theme selectors. You can now change the color of completed items, and even add text-decoration: line-through if you want. You can also change the color of the inline elements of completed items, and the default is to inherit the completed text color.
  • Fix Item text was being inserted in the wrong place if entering a character that was already repeated near the cursor (Forum)
  • Fix In completed items, tags and contacts were not fading and dates were still too prominent (Forum)

September 16

  • Fix Drag/drop line was sometimes positioned wrong
  • Fix Repeat dates in the past were not showing on calendar
  • Fix Version history was considering items completed both locally and in the backup as “Added” (Forum)
  • Speed Fixed large slowdown when closing version history or changing revisions (Forum)

September 14

  • Fix Note horizontal position wrong on header
  • Fix Global search text color faded in dark them (Forum)
  • Fix Notifications were enabled in free version (Forum)


  • Fix Items appearing to repeat sometimes (Forum)
  • Fix Not working offline on iOS. This should also improve load time. (Forum)
  • Fix Priority colors in keyboard toolbar were wrong (Forum)

September 12

  • Fix Dates in completed items are grayed out (Forum)
  • Fix Selection highlight position was wrong in Agenda (Forum)
  • Change Hotkey to search pane when it’s already open highlights the search text instead of selecting to end

September 10

  • Fix Click events were not working in emails

September 9

  • Fix Prefix hit targets were too big and sometimes taking clicks meant for the item above (Forum)
  • Fix Some text in new board builder was not visible in dark theme
  • Fix Import from Google Tasks was not working

September 7

  • Feature Files pane caches offline, so files will be available on load
  • Fix Files pane no longer shows Legend backup files (Forum)
  • Fix Select files button in Files pane was sometimes selecting from the wrong account
  • Fix Files pane was sometimes not immediately updating with selected file
  • Fix “Open in Pane” on calendar events not in any local document was crashing

September 6

  • Fix Drive files were not always loading in the Files pane (Forum)
  • Fix Added timestamp to images pasted to upload to Drive (Forum)
  • Fix Files pane was not immediately updating after selecting a file (Forum)
  • Fix Added “Open in Gmail” to item context menu for email items


  • Update Updated with all the recent bug fixes and some elements of the new design

September 3

  • Fix Parsing of Gmail dates in French language (Forum)

September 1

  • Fix Files panes were sometimes not showing any files
  • Fix Uncollapse all in Agenda pane was sometimes not working
  • Change Disabled the Legacy Gmail plugin. If anyone was still using that, please use the new Email plugin instead.

August 31

  • Fix URL parsing is less aggressive. It will now match it if starts with a protocol (http, https, ftp, file, …), starts with www., or ends with a common domain (com, co, org, net). So it will stop matching any two words separated by a period, like array.length.
  • Fix Selection in theme editor was jumping while typing and not always retained after opening a color picker, and it was sometimes scrolling to top
  • Fix A sync issue where moving items from a shared document to a personal document at the same time as a collaborator deleting the items from the original shared document would result in the items appearing deleted from the personal document (data was not lost, just not displayed)
  • Fix Pressing enter on an empty Project in Project view was not adding as a child
  • Feature Added support for importing OPML dates (created, changed, due) and _status field for task items
  • Change Reduced intensity of date colors

August 30

  • Fix Some popups and panes did not have the right colors in the new dark theme
  • Fix Notifications settings were being blocked incorrectly for premium users
  • Fix Allow dragging Projects above the first Project in a Project pane
  • Fix Click events not working in emails

August 28

  • Update Big design update with extensive theming and customization! See the blog post for more details.

August 26

  • Fix Sync issue where creating a new item while offline would cause the app to miss changes made on other apps between the time of going offline and creating that item. If that affected you, signing out and back in will restore anything missing.

August 23

  • Fix If a character was added before an uneditable element starting with that character, it was adding after it

August 22

  • Fix Inline code was still parsing formatting characters inside it
  • Fix Code blocks were adding \ before characters that are used Markdown formatting, but should be ignored in code blocks
  • Feature Add more code highlighting languages: Bash, PowerShell, Python, Scala, Lisp. And also “None” to disable highlighting

August 19

  • Fix Links in notes without a protocol were not opening correctly
  • Fix Pasting content with item links was not always retaining the links

August 10

  • Fix Improved typing before uneditable text elements (dates, emails, etc…)
  • Fix Dates support “every 2 weekdays”

August 9

  • Fix Filtering no longer recognizes - as a filter. It was making filtering jump around a lot when trying to negate.
  • Fix Zooming in and out now resets scroll to the top. It had been trying to be smart but ended up more confusing than anything.
  • Fix Completing items now sets selection to the nearest neighbor correctly. It was sometimes losing selection completely before, requiring a click.

August 8

  • Fix Calendar settings were not saving correctly
  • Fix Resizing window was sometimes leaving a space at the bottom of a pane until scrolling it
  • Speed Improved scrolling performance in panes

August 7

  • Fix An error when updating billing info on an old Moo.do subscription
  • Fix Mobile panes were being included in the count of maximum panes in free plan

August 5

  • Fix Inputting multiple _ or ` characters was inserting a \ character in the wrong position
  • Fix Typing around uneditable text (dates, item links, emails, etc…) was sometimes inserting text in the wrong place
  • Fix Deleting the character after uneditable text was deleting it
  • Fix Panes were scrolling themselves in some cases when scrolling shortly after editing text
  • Fix Changing encryption password was sometimes not correctly re-encrypting saved emails from the chrome extension or Gmail Add-On
  • Fix Adding a new calendar pane was not always starting scrolled to today
  • Fix Drive and Calendar plugins were not correctly being enabled for free users (they were previously Premium and we missed a spot)
  • Fix Link to download the app was wrong

July 30

  • Update Legend launch! See the blog post for more details.
See the old Moo.do changelog
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