Creating and Managing Tasks

How to create a task in Workast
Tasks are a simple way to manage your work.  Tasks can be part of a larger project or stand-alone items that need to be completed.   This guide will show yo...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 5:01 PM
How to edit the name of a task
To edit a task title or name, click on a task to open the task details panel.   Move your mouse/cursor to the task title  Edit the task title as n...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 1:25 PM
How to clone or duplicate a task
Cloning or duplicating a task is an easy way to replicate an entire task, without having to type it all again.  You can clone any task, and all of the ...
Tue, 28 Apr, 2020 at 4:13 PM
How to create a subtask
In Workast, you are able to create a subtask which adds the flexibility of showing smaller or related steps within a larger task. * To create a s...
Tue, 28 Apr, 2020 at 4:22 PM
How to edit or customize a subtask
A subtask adds the flexibility of showing smaller or related steps within a larger task.  They can be edited and customized in the Workast web applicatio...
Fri, 1 May, 2020 at 3:49 PM
How to add an attachment/file to a task
You can add an attachment or file to a task or a subtask in any view in the Workast web app. To add an attachment to a task: Expand the task by cl...
Thu, 6 Aug, 2020 at 12:57 PM
How to copy the task ID and summary
The task ID is a randomly generated four-digit unique identifier for a task.   It is shown below: You can use the task ID to discuss the ta...
Fri, 15 May, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Using email to create a task
You can create tasks by sending an email from the email associated with your Slack/Workast account.  You can create a task for any standard public or pr...
Tue, 29 Sep, 2020 at 11:24 AM
How to leave a comment on a task in Workast
Login to Workast. Expand that task that you'd like to comment on by clicking on it. Click on the box which says "Write a comme...
Fri, 5 Jun, 2020 at 4:40 PM
How to tag your teammates in a task comment
Do you need to notify a coworker about some important information on a task?  Tagging them in comments will let them know! To tag a user in a task c...
Tue, 28 Apr, 2020 at 4:15 PM