There are a few different ways to create tasks in the Tasks section:
- Using the + from the left sidebar
- Using the Add Task button
- Using + in the task list
Using the + from the left sidebar
If you want add a quick task, use the + icon from the sidebar. Clicking + will prompt a dialogue where you can add the task details and add it to a project.
Note: If you don't add your task to a project, the task will automatically be categorized as an "Independent" task. The task will show up at the top of your task list.
Using the Add Task button
You can also create a task and see its placement in your list of tasks by directly clicking the Add Task button. The task won’t have a description, assignee, or a due date, but you can easily add them later.
To Add a Task:
- Go to the Tasks section and click the Add Task button (The new task will show up underneath the currently selected task).
- Type a name for the task and press Enter.
Note: You can assign the task, add a description, and due date on the right of the page. For details on adding more info for a task and using tasks effectively, see Using tasks.
Using + in the task list
At the bottom of your task list you will notice another + icon. Clicking + here will allow you to add tasks directly to the end of your list.