February 24, 2023, 3:57pm
OK so if you have a task that is not assigned to anyone, and you remove it from all the projects that it’s homed in, where do you find it?
I know you might get lucky with a search— that seems to find them, as long as you know what to search for.
Is there a place in Asana where all “no project” tasks go? Like some sort of task purgatory?
Tasks either need to be assigned to someone or homed in a project, if they do not have one or the other property they would be considered a deleted task,
Maybe this post by
@Richard_Sather will help.
February 24, 2023, 4:27pm
These tasks remain in Asana but would only be discoverable by search or by keeping track of the link.
They are valuable as a way of providing access at the task level without providing access to higher levels like project, for example.
@lpb – This did behave differently than I expected! I can’t believe I hadn’t come across this/tried this before today!
@Matt5 – to add to what @lpb has said, you can add the filter of assigned to “Nobody” in the advanced search to limit the results you return when searching for a task. Unfortunately there isn’t a way that I am aware of to select “No Projects”
February 24, 2023, 5:08pm
Great point about Assigned to “Nobody” and there is a “No Project” option too!
February 24, 2023, 5:17pm
Ah so there is a sort of purgatory, you just have to find it with a search. How interesting.
Thank you both!