The attributes and statuses of tasks in LifeTopix do not correspond exactly with those in Toodledo. Therefore, it is important to understand the mapping of these characteristics when you sync tasks between LifeTopix and Toodledo.
When you sync a task between LifeTopix and Toodledo, some of the attributes of the task that was modified most recently are copied to the other task. The following table describes which attributes of a Toodledo task correspond to which attributes of a LifeTopix task when a sync is performed:
|Toodledo attribute||LifeTopix attribute|
|Start Date / Time||Start Date (with time)|
|Completed Date & Time †||End Date (with time)|
|Due Date / Time||End Date (with time)|
|† Note that Toodledo does not make the Completed Date or Completed Time fields available to you on their web site. Toodledo automatically sets these values to the date and time that you marked the task completed.|
Toodledo supports more statuses than LifeTopix does. When you sync a Toodledo task with LifeTopix, the following table describes which LifeTopix task status will be set for any given status in the Toodledo source task:
|Toodledo status||LifeTopix status|
|Next Action||In Progress|
|‡ When you sync a Toodledo task with LifeTopix and the status of the Toodledo task is Reference, the status of the LifeTopix task is left unchanged. In this case, if the task did not already exist in LifeTopix before you performed the sync, then its status after you perform the sync will be Not Started.|
When you sync a LifeTopix task with Toodledo, the following table describes which Toodledo task status will be set for any given status in the LifeTopix source task:
|LifeTopix status||Toodledo status|
Toodledo supports more priorities than LifeTopix does. When you sync a Toodledo task with LifeTopix, the following table describes which LifeTopix task priority will be set for any given priority in the Toodledo source task:
|Toodledo priority||LifeTopix priority|
When you sync a LifeTopix task with Toodledo, the following table describes which Toodledo task priority will be set for any given priority in the LifeTopix source task:
|LifeTopix priority||Toodledo priority|
When you mark a task as completed in Toodledo, Toodeldo displays a checkmark next to the task and sets an internal field to the date and time that you marked the task as completed. When you sync a completed task from Toodledo to LifeTopix, its status in LifeTopix is set to Completed, and its Finished On date is set to the internal field Toodledo maintains for the date and time that you marked the task as completed.
Once you sync a Toodledo task into LifeTopix, changes to the Toodledo folder for that task will not affect your ability to sync that task later from LifeTopix to Toodledo.
If you sync a Toodledo task into LifeTopix, then delete that task in Toodledo, then try to sync that task from LifeTopix back to Toodledo, you will receive a notification that the task was apparently deleted from Toodledo and that the task has now been successfully synced to Toodledo.