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Create a new task

There are three ways to create a new task in Freelo. Through the Plus button in the upper blue bar on the left, by adding it to a specific project and To-Do list or via keyboard shortcut from anywhere in Freelo.

New task via Plus button

You have to select the Project and To-Do list where the task will be placed. Then you need to type the name of the task and possibly write down the assignment. You can even attach files, pictures or links.

How to create a task via Plus button.

You can directly assign a task to someone, set up a due date and also choose who you want to be notified in case of any updates. Another option is to make a repeated task instead of common task.

Do you know you can use emoji in all texts in Freelo?

Emojis are great to highlight a name of the project or task. Have a look how to display Emoji panel and choose from a number of emoticons.

New task in To-Do list

Go to detail of the project, select or create a To-Do list and click the Add Task button at the bottom of the list and set up everything you need.


Practical tips for creating new tasks

  • Create multiple tasks, click on the arrow next to the Add Task button and select Add multiple tasks.
  • When you select a due date in the first task and assign it to the user in To-Do list, Freelo will remember and in the new task window pre-sets the same assigned person and due date.
  • When creating a new task, you can also add subtasks directly.
  • In comments and discussions use mentions by typing @UserName in the text box. The user will receive one-time notification.

New task via keyboard shortcut

Anywhere in Freelo you can use a keyboard shortcut to create a new task: Alt + Shift + N. It allows you to simply and quickly create a task without leaving the current page. Just select the project and To-Do list where you want the task to be located, assign it to the user, set up the due date or add subtasks.

Updated on 26.3.2020

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