Due dates are alpha and omega of effective work. You can set them for the whole project or just for specific tasks and subtasks.
All tasks and subtasks that have due date are visible in Freelo Calendar, check out how it works. Calendar is very useful when scheduling tasks and subtasks.
If you want to finish the entire project until a specific date, set the completion date in the project detail via Due date under the project name. Select a day from calendar.
You can set up due date in case you are captain or Admin of the project.
The project captain gets a notification 2 weeks before the project’s due date.
Project due date is visible in the Calendar and also right below the project name in the project detail.
How to set up sub/task due date
Due dates can have tasks and subtasks. It can be exact date and time or floating time period (running for multiple days/hours).
If you want to remind a task later, no matter the due date, use task reminder.
When creating sub/task
There are many ways how to add due date. One of the easiest is when creating a new task or subtask. Find Due on or Runs from – to and select the date. Confirm via Save.
When adding subtasks it worsk the same, and then confirm via Add subtasks. This is also a way how to add the same due date to a multiple subtasks.
Add due date to existing sub/task
Go to project or To-Do list detail and place the mouse over a task. Appears a blue Assign/Due… Click and set up the date and time in the form.
When you have some subtasks and want to add a due date, go to task or subtask detail. Place mouse over a subtask and click the calendar icon. Appears calendar and just set it up.
The fastest way to setup deadline is via keyboard shortcut mouse over a sub/task + T. If the task has no due date it is set to today automatically. Then you can add days/weeks/months via keyboard arrows.
- Up and down arrows ↑↓ change the month
- Right and left arrows ← → change the day
- T key postpones the deadline by a week
- Enter key saves the deadline
- X key deletes the deadline
- Esc key cancels changes
Go to Calendar in upper blue bar. On the left is column Tasks without due date. From this list you can Drag and drop tasks and subtasks in the calendar. That’s how easy it is to set up the deadline.
Maybe you have hidden the column Tasks without due date. In that case click the three-lines icon on the left.
Task with due date from – to
Open editing of the task via pencil icon and in the form choose Runs from – to. Use calendars and time selection to set up the expected beginning and end of the task. Confirm via Save.