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 application.

There are two ways to edit a subtask:

  • using the floating menu options
  • in the task details screen

Customizing a subtask using the floating menu:

  • Open the parent (original) task in the Workast web app.
  • Mouse over the right side of the subtask to reveal the floating menu.
  • Click on the calendar to add or edit a due date or start date.
  • Click on the people icon to add or edit assignees.
  • Click on the ellipses (three dots) to bring up additional options such as following the subtask, copying the task link, duplicating the task, or removing it. 

To edit or customize a subtask in the task details screen:

  • Open the parent (original) task in the Workast web app.
  • Click on the subtask that you want to customize.
  • The subtask details will appear on the right-hand side of your screen.
  • You can then edit a subtask in the same way you would a normal task. * 

For information on creating subtasks, click here.* Please note that subtasks cannot repeat.

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