Fold away log of done tasks

I’m still very new to obsidian - currently I’m trying to move my plant reminders from Emacs → Obsidian. To work with tasks, I’m using obsidian-tasks.

The basic problem is, that I have many reminders and having an overview is quickly getting impossible. To illustrate using 3 tasks:

# Plant Reminders 
- [ ] Micans 🔁 every 12 days 📅 2022-11-16
- [x] Micans 🔁 every 12 days 📅 2022-11-04 ✅ 2022-11-04
- [ ] Philo 🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-12
- [x] Philo  🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-02 ✅ 2022-11-02
- [ ] Ficus 🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-12
- [x] Ficus 🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-02 ✅ 2022-11-02

Everytime I’m completing a task, a striked-out task appears, which pushes down the task below. This results in a very long list quickly…

What I’m trying to do

I’m basically just trying to keep having an overview of all my tasks, and a log separately. Something like this would be lovely:

# Plant Reminders 
- [ ] Micans 🔁 every 12 days 📅 2022-11-16
- [ ] Philo 🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-12
- [ ] Ficus 🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-12

## Log
- [x] Micans 🔁 every 12 days 📅 2022-11-04 ✅ 2022-11-04
- [x] Philo  🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-02 ✅ 2022-11-02
- [x] Ficus 🔁 every 10 days 📅 2022-11-02 ✅ 2022-11-02

In Emacs this was easily possible using habits:

** TODO Shave
   SCHEDULED: <2009-10-17 Sat .+2d/4d>
   :PROPERTIES:
   :STYLE:    habit
   :LAST_REPEAT: [2009-10-19 Mon 00:36]
   :END:
   - State "DONE"       from "TODO"       [2009-10-15 Thu]
   - State "DONE"       from "TODO"       [2009-10-12 Mon]

Since you could fold the TODO item, you can easily stow away the log of things.

I obviously checked the settings of obsidian-tasks, but nothing stood out to me - hope the goal is clear - any tips how you neatly organize a decent amount of tasks in a list would be appreciated, thx.

You can find the answer on the first page of Obsidian Tasks in the Getting Started section:

The filter is not done to hide the completed tasks.

You can find the full list of filters here which will let you create the Reminders and Log groups you want:

Thank you for the pointer… I simply didn’t think of filters - still need to adjust my thinking to the obsidian-way :slight_smile:

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