Bring back 'Convert task to template'

In a recent update to the task actions menu from the task details overflow ... button, there seems to no longer be the option to convert a task to a task template, as seen below:

BEFORE: as shown in the guide here

NOW:

@Forum-team , is this an A/B test or expected current behaviour?
Or is there a new method for achieving this useful feature?

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@Richard_Sather Thank you for letting us know! This is weird. I just used this feature yesterday :thinking: I will escalate this to the engineering team and get back to you if there is any update :slight_smile: And I will move this thread to the bug section.

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I have problem with it too!
How fast you can fix it?

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Oh you are right! I noticed this new menu layout today in the morning, however did not notice yet that convert to a task template is missing

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I’m seeing the same thing! I really hope they can fix this soon.

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Briefly describe (1-2 sentences) the Bug you’re experiencing:
In my account and all my clients’ accounts, the option to Save a Task as Template is suddenly missing from the 3-dot menu at the top right of the task pane.

Did it move somewhere else or was it removed entirely?
Really, really hoping it wasn’t removed.

Steps to reproduce:

  • Open any task within a project, using a member account with editing permissions
  • Click the 3-dot menu
  • You’ll see the option to “Save Task as Template” is gone.

Browser version:

  • Chrome Version 114.0.5735.199 (Official Build) (64-bit)
  • Firefox Version 114.0.2 (64-bit)

What version of Asana are you using (Basic/Premium/Business/Enterprise)?
Asana Business

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Hi @Bryan_TeamKickstart,

This bug fix is in progress so I’ll merge you post with that thread.

Thanks,

Larry

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Hey,
Is there already duedate for the finish of the bug fix? I ran in to this issue today and if there was no date in sight I would need to do a lot of handiwork to transfer a task into a template.

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We are not yet sure this is considered a bug :sweat_smile: :scream:

We are not yet sure this is considered a bug :sweat_smile: :scream:

The stuff nightmares are made off … :grin:

Seeing the same issue. Looking forward to the fix!

A nightmare is being hired by a company using Monday after becoming an Asana expert :sweat_smile:

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@Bastien_Siebman
This is blocking a major roll out of multiple new templates that are needed urgently this week.
Do you have any update on a timeline on when this will be fixed?!

@Nao_Kumazaki tagging you here as well for an update.

I don’t work for Asana I have no idea.

@Nao_Kumazaki , this seems to be reinstated in some of my clients’ Asana instances (unless they were unaffected by it and I/they didn’t previously notice).

However, the ‘Convert task to template’ is still a separate option (as before) instead of bundled under the rest of the ‘Convert to’ options which would make more sense…

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Hi everyone,

Thank you all for the reports! The product team confirmed this was a bug and they fixed the issue. Please refresh your browser if you still don’t see the option :slight_smile:
I will close this thread but if you haven’t see it, please let us know.

Hi @Richard_Sather This could be a good product feedback!

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Thanks @Nao_Kumazaki , I’ve created a new topic in the Product Feedback section here, where people can vote for this:

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Thanks for your feedback. :clap:

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