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Manage a task with task view

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To keep track of your tasks effectively, you need to pay attention to all the details. So when a task has a due date, project, priority, label, set of sub-tasks, comments and more, it’s handy to manage everything in one place. 

Task view lets you do just that – here’s how it works:

Task view

To access the task view, click on the task you wish to edit. In this view, you can:

  • Go to the task’s project by clicking the project name at the top.
  • Go to the task's section by clicking the section name at the top.
  • If you're viewing a sub-task, you will see its parent task above the task name. Click on the parent task's name to open it in task view.
  • If you're viewing a sub-task, click the sub-task indicator icon to view other sub-tasks under its parent task.
  • Edit the task name by clicking the task name field.
  • Add a task description (or edit an existing task description) by clicking the Description field under the task name.
  • Move to the previous/next task by clicking the 🔼🔽 chevron buttons at the top. 
  • Set a due date (and time) by clicking Due date + on the right-hand side.
  • (Only available in shared projects) Assign the task by clicking Assignee + on the right-hand side.
  • Move the task to a different project and/or section by clicking the project title on the right-hand side.
  • Add labels via the Labels + option on the right-hand side.
  • Add reminders via the Reminders+ option on the right-hand side.
  • Set the priority via theweb_flag-outline.svg flag icon on the right-hand side.
  • Get the link to the task via the web_three-dots.svgthree dots icon Copy link to task.
  • Duplicate the task via the web_three-dots.svgthree dots icon Duplicate task.
  • Complete recurring tasks forever via theweb_three-dots.svg three dots icon Complete forever.
  • Get the email address of a task to forward emails to it via theweb_three-dots.svgthree dots icon Add comments via email.
  • View the task's activity including who created the task (only available in shared projects) and when it was created via the web_three-dots.svgthree dots icon View task activity.
  • Delete the task via the web_three-dots.svgthree dots icon Delete task.
  • View, edit, and add sub-tasks in the Sub-tasks field.
  • Open the task view for a sub-task by clicking on the sub-task you wish to edit.
  • View and add comments in the Comments field.

Task view

To open the task view, simply tap the task. In this view, you can:

  • Go to the task’s project by tapping the project name at the top.
  • Go to the task's section by tapping the section name at the top.
  • If you're viewing a sub-task, you can leave the sub-task's task view by tapping the parent task's title and selecting either Go to project or the parent task.
  • Edit the task by tapping the task’s name.
  • Add a task description (or edit an existing task description) by tapping the Description chip or edit it in the Editing view by tapping on the task name.
  • Set or edit a due date (and time) by tapping the Due date field under the task name.
  • (Only available in shared projects) Assign the task by tapping the android_add-person.svgAssignee chip or edit who it's assigned to by tapping the Assignee field under the task name.
  • Add labels via the android_label.svgLabel chip or remove/add more labels by tapping the Labels field under the task name.
  • Set the priority via the android_flag.svgPriority chip or edit the set priority level by tapping the Priority field under the task name.
  • Add reminders via the android_reminder.svgReminder chip or edit existing reminders by tapping the Reminders field under the task name. 
  • View comments under Sub-tasks and add comments via the comment input field at the bottom.
  • Move the task to a different project by tapping the Move to... chip.
  • Edit the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Edit task.
  • Complete recurring tasks forever via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Complete forever.
  • Make a copy of the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Duplicate task.
  • Get the link to the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Copy link to task.
  • Hide the task's completed sub-tasks via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Hide completed sub-tasks.
  • View when a task was created and by whom via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon.
  • View the task’s activity via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon → Activity log.
  • Delete the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon → Delete task.
  • View, edit, and add sub-tasks in the Sub-tasks field under the task name.
  • Open the task view for a sub-task by tapping on it.

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To open the task view, simply tap the task. In this view, you can:

  • Go to the task’s project by tapping the project name at the top.
  • Go to the task's section by tapping the section name at the top.
  • If you're viewing a sub-task, you can leave the sub-task's task view by tapping the parent task's title and selecting either Go to project or the parent task.
  • Edit the task by tapping the task’s name.
  • Add a task description (or edit an existing task description) by tapping the Description chip or edit it in the Editing view by tapping on the task name.
  • Set or edit a due date (and time) by tapping the Due date field under the task name.
  • (Only available in shared projects) Assign the task by tapping the android_add-person.svgAssignee chip or edit who it's assigned to by tapping the Assignee field under the task name.
  • Add labels via the android_label.svgLabel chip or remove/add more labels by tapping the Labels field under the task name. 
  • Set the priority via the android_flag.svgPriority chip or edit the set priority level by tapping the Priority field under the task name.
  • Add reminders via the android_reminder.svgReminder chip or edit existing reminders by tapping the Reminders field under the task name. 
  • View comments under Sub-tasks and add comments via the comment input field at the bottom.
  • Move the task to a different project by tapping the Move to... chip
  • Edit the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Edit task.
  • Complete recurring tasks forever via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Complete forever.
  • Make a copy of the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Duplicate task.
  • Get the link to the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Copy link to task.
  • Hide the task's completed sub-tasks via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Hide completed sub-tasks.
  • View when a task was created and by whom via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon.
  • View the task’s activity via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Activity log.
  • Delete the task via the android_three-dots-icon.svgthree dots icon Delete task.
  • View, edit, and add sub-tasks in the Sub-tasks field under the task name.
  • Open the task view for a sub-task by tapping on it.

FAQ

Can I edit or delete an entry from the task activity log in the task activity view?

No, it’s not possible to edit or delete any items from the activity log.

Can I edit a completed task in the Task view?

No, the task will need to be uncompleted before you can make any changes to it.

Is it possible to reorder sub-tasks in the task view?

Yes, you can drag and drop sub-tasks to the new location. 

Can I add comments via the task view if I’m on the free plan?

Yes, you can add comments and upload attachments (up to 5 MB). 

I’m on the free plan, can I view the activity log?

Yes, you can view your 1-week activity history.