Ronalds Vilciņš


Getting Organized with Todo.txt

I used to feel like I was drowning in tasks. My to-do lists were all over the place – sticky notes, random apps, even scraps of paper! Then I found Todo.txt, and everything changed. It’s a super simple system that keeps me on track without all the confusing bells and whistles. The project provides the foundation for a remarkably effective productivity system.

What is Todo.txt?

The magic of Todo.txt is that it’s just one tiny file called “todo.txt”. That’s it! You put all your tasks in there with a few special codes to make things clear:

Format Rules

Format Rules for todo.tx

Example Todo.txt Tasks

Here’s what my todo.txt might look like:

(A) Finish history project +school @computer
(B) Call grandma +family 
(C) Plan vacation ideas +funstuff
x Buy milk +chores @store

Why I Love Todo.txt

Make it Yours

The best part is how I can change Todo.txt to fit how I work. There are tons of add-ons made by other Todo.txt fans that do awesome things!

My Todo.txt Journey

  1. The File: I started by making a “todo.txt” file in a text editor.

  2. Baby Steps: I added simple tasks, just to get the hang of it.

  3. Exploring Tools: Then I tried a Todo.txt app on my phone – it was even easier!

  4. Leveling Up: Now I experiment with little add-ons to make my system even better.

Transform Your To-Do List

If you’re tired of complicated task managers, Todo.txt might be just what you need. It helped me get focused, and I bet it can do the same for you!