Use the list layout in Todoist

Available for

  • Beginner
  • Pro
  • Business


  • macOS
  • iOS
  • Android

The list layout presents tasks and sections of a project or view in a list. The first task is displayed at the top of the list, with every succeeding task placed below it.

Select the list layout


When creating a new project, select List in the Layout section.

To turn on the list layout for an existing project:

  1. Open the project from the sidebar.
  2. Click View at the top-right.
  3. Select List.

If you no longer need the list layout, switch to either the board or calendar layouts from the View menu.

Learn more

If you’re having trouble creating tasks or assigning due dates when using the list layout, get in touch with us.