New Search and More in Basecamp 3!

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve told you about what we’ve been working on in Basecamp 3. The entire team has been plugging away at making it the best it can be. Here’s the latest features available for all Basecamp 3 accounts:

Search

Before, searching in Basecamp was a bit like making your bed with a cat around. Yes, the job will get done, but it probably could have been faster and your assistant wasn’t as helpful as it thought it was. Today, we announce the new search feature in Basecamp 3, faster and better than ever! This is a huge update to our search feature, brought to you by designer Conor and programmer Pratik.

Making it work.

Now you don’t have to go to a separate page to search. Click ‘Find’ in your toolbar and you’ll see our new search tool, right in place. You can filter by type of item, who posted it and the project or team it’s in. Basecamp will start displaying your results right away. You can also filter away Pings and Campfires, making it much easier to find what you’re looking for.

You can see the new searching feature in action below. Sometimes support has to share whitelisting information with customers who have tighter security at their company. In this example, I just searched for whitelist and filtered by Documents and our support’s project.

Applause for To-do Completions

Applause is a lovely feature that was previously only available for individual items like comments, messages, and documents. Basecamp designer Kris and programmers Jeffrey and Flora have now brought Applause to to-do completions. Now, when someone completes a to-do, you can let them know you appreciate their hard work by giving them applause.

Kris lives for the applause.

That applause will also appear in their Applause Report, every morning around 9am.

Filter Messages By Category

By popular demand, Kris and Flora also brought us filtering messages by category. Now when you’re viewing messages in your teams or projects, you can narrow them down by category.

Until next time!

That’s it for now. The whole team is working on great ideas as always, and we’d love to hear what you think about the new features. You can contact us on Twitter or share your thoughts via our Support form.

Source: Basecamp’s Blog
New Search and More in Basecamp 3!

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