- The ‘sort’ method is changing the row position of the ‘placeholder’;
- Drag-and-drop (RowDrag) is allowing you to place a task inside the ‘placeholder’;
- Drag-and-drop (RowDrag) is allowing you to place a task below the ‘placeholder’;
- Drag-and-drop (RowDrag) is allowing you to change the row of ‘placeholder’, placing it at the top of the list;
The placeholder should always be the last in the to-do list.
We know about that issue.
It will be fixed in the future. I cannot give you an ETA, but I will notify you when the fix is ready.
Although the bug has not been fixed yet, you can use the Gantt API to keep the placeholder task at the bottom and do not allow vertically reordering it or assign child tasks to it.
Here is an example of how it might be implemented:
The dev team fixed the bug with the placeholder task. Now, it cannot be sorted or reordered and doesn’t accept children:
You can check how it works in the following snippet: