We’re using an Asana Project Template for Onboarding new clients. Some tasks need to be complete during a certain stage and we would like to reference that task in later stages.
Basically, we want to be able to have one task (task or subtask) that exists in multiple locations within the same Asana Project so regardless as to where the task is updated it will be updated in the other locations…similar to how it works when tasks live in multiple different projects.
Just wanted to add my voice that this would be an extremely useful feature. We have a project where the departments working on various parts are represented by sections in Asana. One task may be shared by more than one department. Would like to have that task visible in BOTH departments’ sections.
@Penny Margo here from Asana - While you can’t add the same task to multiple columns you can duplicate the task to have copies live in various columns. The other suggestion I have is multi-homing the sub-task of the task into a different column. You can perform this action by clicking into the sub-task and then using the keyboard short cut tab+p to add the subtask to the project.
I’d like to upvote this feature request. I do currently add subtasks to additional columns using Tab+P, but I can’t do this in a project template, only after the project is created. This leaves a lot of room for error and makes the process far more time intensive.
I have the need for a single task to exist within two different sections of the same project.
The Project field within the task only allows one section to be selected so I tried adding the task to the project a second time with a different section, but as soon as the same project is selected then the first instance’s section flashes (multiple columns) and reverts back to the section.
The only way it is currently possible is to have a multi-select custom field and sort the project by this field: a task will have the ability to exist in many “sections” because a section will be created for each option from the dropdown.