Creating and Managing Tasks

How to create a new task in Slack
There are many ways to create Workast tasks in Slack:  Creating a task using /todo and typing the task directly in a channel Typing /todo and using the T...
Thu, 7 Jan, 2021 at 4:47 PM
Creating a task using the /todo command in Slack
In a channel or in a direct message, type /todo followed by the task details, including the name of the task, the assignee (if applicable) using the @ key,...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
Creating a task using the task composer in Slack
Type the command /todo in a Slack channel and hit enter.  The task composer pane will appear. Click on the drop-down menu under Space and choose the space...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
How to view open tasks in Slack
In Slack, you can view open tasks in several ways: You can view open tasks in a channel by using the /todo list command You can view your open Personal tas...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
Editing a task and adding a description in Slack
Editing a task and adding a description can be done within Slack by using the drop-down message menu. Click on the drop-down menu (the ellipses - the thre...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
Message menus in Slack
Message menus in Slack are a great way to edit and customize tasks without having to leave the Slack environment.  All of the following are possible either b...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
How to remove or delete a task
When you first create a task in Slack, a drop-down message menu is available underneath the task. Click the ellipses (three dots) and then select "Remov...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
How to leave a comment on a task in Slack
Comments on a task show up in the task detail in the Workast Dashboard.  When you add a comment to a task, any users that are following the task will receive...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
Why can't I access a task?
When you click on a task ID or a link to view the web app from Slack, you may not be able to access the page that is requested. You will see a message like t...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM
How to react (emoji) to a comment in Slack
Want a quick, easy, and fun way to respond to a task comment?  Use your Slack emojis! You can react to a comment using the following emoji and task followe...
Mon, 4 Jan, 2021 at 3:07 PM