Task with no project

We proceeded on this way:

  • create a project,
  • create tasks,
  • asign tasks,
  • duplicate project,
  • delete project.

The problem is that all the tasks on the duplicated project kept live so they weren’t errased. All the people ara seeing tasks that we don’t won’t them to exist. where i can find - filter those task in order to definetly erase them?.

Thanks and best regards,



Why do you delete the project and not archive it? That seems very radical :slight_smile:

According to https://asana.com/guide/help/projects/actions “Assigned tasks and tasks associated to other projects will not get deleted.” that explains why people keep seeing tasks. If you really want to delete the tasks, you need to multiselect them, delete them and then delete the project.


thanks Bastien. Very clear your answer. we are learning how to use Asana. In the near future we are going to archive, or previous, delete all the tasks.
just to know, is there any way to find those task? because the people that has been delegated the task can see it but i can.
Thanks and best regards,


I don’t think you can find them. They are just tasks assigned without a project, but there is no way to know they had a project before… @Marie do you confirm?

Hi @dcervi and @Bastien_Siebman :wave:t3:

Our Advanced Search actually includes a “No Project” filter; have a look at the screenshot below for more info :slight_smile: