Allow Changing of Window Sizes for Task Summary and Details

Currently the size of the Task summary pane, and if selected theTask details are fixed. Please allow for changing the width of each of these panes.

Thank You,
Mark Farzan


The Task pane should be larger than the actual list of tasks. When I have multiple windows open vertically (split view) I cannot see the task that I am focusing on, I can only see my list of tasks, asana does not scroll over depending on your browser. This is particularly frustrating and non intuitive because my task has more text than my list of tasks. Seeing the list mostly is distracting and discouraging when I have a super long list of tasks.

They have a ‘focus’ mode that would work for you I think, @Kaitie talked about it here

Using ASANA on a desktop could be improved a lot by a simple design change in the list view. Currently, when you are viewing a sub task, the screen gets split into 3 sections; the black band on the left with the project and home shortcuts, the main project tasks in the middle then the breakdown of the tasks and comments on the right.

Why does this important section, where most of the important detail is contained, only occupy 30% of the screen real estate? Can you give us the power to at least choose and enlarge this. Surely, when you are in this view, this should be the bulk of the screen, and the sections on the left should be minimised being as they are not active? What is the point in having the huge middle section doing not a lot taking up most of the screen?


It depends on what kind of user you are. Some people need the big list to have context or rapidly switch to certain tasks. Others can spend hours in one task, and then the big list is indeed not relevant.

Tip: you can make a task fullscreen by using the shortcut TAB + X.


Hi @Daoud_Himmo and welcome to the Forum! We already have a thread on this topic so I’ve merged your post with the main thread to consolidate feedback. Feel free to add you vote to this main thread by clicking on the 'Vote" button at the top of this page!

Hi everyone!

My name is Christa and I’m an Experience Researcher at Asana. We’ve been working on some new designs for the project and task view and think you’d be great people to chat with to gather feedback. If you’re interested in signing up, please complete this form.



Just a simple request / suggestion.

I’m sure there are individuals out here like myself who enjoy the ability to multi-task through the use of multi screens and running multiple windows through software applications like Fancyzones.

I find it a little frustrating that Asana’s coding doesn’t scale all the way with google chrome sizing and subsequently the horizontal and vertical scrolling.

As such, i’m hoping that perhaps this will come in a future update.

Please find attached,
425x500 on a 4k 32" screen.

Kind regards,


Hi @Daniel_D_Unienville, welcome to the forum and thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us!

We already have an existing thread related to this topic. I’ve gone ahead and merged your thread with Allow Changing of Window Sizes for Task Summary and Details tto centralize feedback. I hope you don’t mind!

Hats-off to the designer, who has FIXED the WINDOW WIDTH settings, to less than the window width available, in various task windows, including INBOX.

Unfortunately, it does n’t fill the width, we don’t have width re-sizing button also

As usual, ASANA does n’t care for these little little, but very useful things

Hi Asana! I noticed this thread has been around since Jul 2017, and the issue that others have voiced regarding the width of the Task Name column has not been rectified. I’m a relatively new user and find this a major flaw. Please allow us the flexibility to alter the width of the Task Name column!


Use case: Our roadmap uses naming conventions for the task names. This can lead to long names, and without being able to adjust the width of the panes, I have to toggle back and forth from opening and closing the tasks to see the full name of a task before deciding to jump there, or open the task I’m working on in a new tab/window.

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Relatively new user here, want to chime in as well. The restrictive window size simply makes reading difficult if there’s a lot of detail in the task overview/correspondence. The UI is already incredibly busy, and for my use case, the correspondence and task summary are often the most important bits of information. Long paragraphs, URLs, or lines of code become very messy with the narrow view, and reading it is a nightmare.


Longtime Asana user (since 2017) and this is becoming a bigger issue; during online meetings with colleagues, we are often working in Asana together, but I have to choose between seeing only Asana (maximized) or use split screen so I can see both my colleagues & Asana. The fact that Asana does not have full functionality at even a 75% screen view is just baffling.

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Hi Crista I would love to chat with you I have some amazing ideas that could be easily implemented that would revolutionizes this platform.

@Tom_Robins, fyi, Christa no longer works at Asana, I believe.

You could consider posting your ideas here.