Creating and Managing Tasks

How to create a new task in Slack
There are three main ways to create Workast tasks in Slack:  Creating a task using /todo and typing the task directly in a channel Typing /todo and using...
Mon, 5 Oct, 2020 at 4:33 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...
Tue, 23 Jun, 2020 at 12:02 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 spa...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 2:31 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 ...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 3:18 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 ...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 1:27 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 ...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 1:46 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 "R...
Wed, 24 Jun, 2020 at 3:24 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 receiv...
Fri, 8 May, 2020 at 1:57 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 l...
Fri, 8 May, 2020 at 2:07 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 foll...
Mon, 8 Jun, 2020 at 12:41 PM