Apply a Custom Field or Tag to a Section

Is there a way to apply a custom field or tag to a section? Without having to apply it to each task in that section individually? I need this feature because:
A) I need the custom field or task to be visible even when the Section is collapsed, which is not the case with tagged tasks/tasks with custom field labels.
B) I need to organize the sections by the tag/custom field. Since the tag/custom field will apply to all included tasks, there’s no need to label them individually.

I am seeking this for a current project where each section represents a specific outreach program with an organization. I need to label/tag each section (outreach program) with the goals from our strategic plan it serves. And then be able to see by viewing the project which goals we’re addressing most versus least.
The individual tasks within these sections are irrelevant, they might be things like “call so-&-so to discuss blah.” So tagging them/applying a custom field doesn’t make sense.
Thoughts?

No, unfortunately Sections cannot have any attributes such as Tags or Custom Fields (or even a Description).

Many users have suggested that allowing Sections to have attributes, be closeable etc. would be helpful, but again it appears to be a decision Asana baked in at some point so it would be hard for them to fix.

Hi @Dara_Cheek, thanks for providing this feedback!

While this feature isn’t available right now, hopefully it’s something our Product team can implement in the future.

I’ll keep you posted and let you know if we have any updates :slight_smile:

I did see lots of support for the ability to close/hide sections… This is a separate need. And descriptions! Absolutely, that would be so helpful… I spend a lot of time explaining the functions of specific sections to team-members…