Misc: Seeing project name on task rows, changing multiple tasks' dates, tutorial for Inbox/My Tasks/Dashboard


Hi Larry, I have a couple more questions. Is it ok for me to email them directly to you on here?

  1. Is there a way to expand the project name tag so we can see more of it from our task list view?
  2. Is there a way to bulk move all tasks in a project? I see from Timeline view we can highlight them all but I can’t figure out how to move them all forward a week or whatever the timeframe may be.
  3. Is there a good tutorial or go-to page for learning the difference between home/inbox/my tasks/dashboard? We’re just not clear on how to use them all the most efficiently.
    Truly appreciate your help! Thanks!

Undo marking several tasks complete

Hi @Lauren_Cantoni, I think the best practice is to keep threads on topic, so I split this from the original thread since it’s different. Probably best to post these questions as individual new topics in the future, too. @Marie I hope this was ok; first time I’ve split a task. Perhaps I should have split into three???


  1. I don’t think there’s any way to expand the project name when it appears on a task row. If you hover you’ll see the full name. It’s a good practice to make the first part of project names unique for this reason.

  2. You can only move task relatively like that in Timeline as you mention. Sounds like you know how to click+drag a box around the set of tasks you want to move to highlight them. Then just click+drag any one of them to move all of them. I couldn’t see this documented in the Guide in writing, but it’s in the video at 1:35 at https://asana.com/guide/help/premium/timeline

  3. Not sure what you mean by “home” but for basics including My Tasks and Inbox, check out https://asana.com/guide/get-started/begin/quick-start#lessons . For Dashboard, or more on the others, best is probably to just go to https://asana.com/guide and type Dashboard in the search box and in will auto-complete and you’ll often have your choice to learn by video, manual-type page, lesson, etc. The Guide is pretty amazing!

Larry Berger
Asana2Go & Asana Certified Pro consultant at Trilogi Software


Hi @Lauren_Cantoni and great call @lpb! You’re completely right, the best practice is to create one topic for each question; this is mainly for clarity, asking multiple questions on one thread always generate some confusions, especially when you get more than 3-4 replies on the thread.

@Lauren_Cantoni, Larry has replied correctly to all your questions, so I have gone ahead and closed this thread. if you have any follow-up or new questions, feel free to create new threads, but just make sure to create one for each questions :slight_smile:

Happy Friday to both of you!