There are few ways how to add subtasks to particular task. In case you want to know all detail about subtasks and their features check smart subtasks with deadlines.
Why use subtasks?
Subtasks are suitable for the following cases:
- You do not want to forget something in the process.
- The task has process where you want to ensure the proper completion of all its parts.
- In case you want to copy the task with subtasks and use it in other projects in the future.
- If you want to divide the the task between more solver.
- In case you want to use the task again – create a template.
How to create subtasks?
1. When creating a new task
How to create a new task is in single article. In form click on Add subtasks… and type one subtask per line, then press Save.
2. On task detail
In case you have existing task in Freelo and want to add list of subtasks, click on task name that leads you to detail of the task. Click on green button Add subtasks.
In following form type particular subtasks – one subtask per line. Confirm via Add subtasks.
3. In modal window of the task
Modal of the task (pop-up window with task details) appears via keyboard shortcut mouse over the task + Q or bubble icon on the right from the task name. The modal window saves you couple of clicks and also you do not leave the current page.
Add subtasks the same way as in previous steps – via the green button Add subtasks.
Close the modal window via Esc, cross icon at the top right corner or by clicking anywhere out of the window.
How to assign a solver
Assign particular subtasks to solvers so the team can cooperate. Set up the solver via figure icon on the left from task name.
Do you need to split the work for more solvers? Subtasks are great way. Type names of your colleagues as subtask’s name and assign them to more users.
Multiple subtask assignment
Do you have list of subtasks that will solve one person? On detail of the task you can assign the subtasks to one solver in bulk when adding subtasks.
Click on green button Add subtasks and type subtasks for one solver. In section Who solves the subtasks choose solver for all typed subtasks.