Work. In harmony.

#1 Productivity management tool

Adding Subtasks to a Task

Estimated reading: 3 minutes 230 views

Creating Subtasks in a Task

Adding a Subtask allows you to break out larger Tasks into manageable sections for completing the project.

Create a Subtask within the Task Window

  1. Click blue button ” Add ” in the Sub-task section to add a Subtask.
  2. Type in all the information for the Subtask in the text field.   
  3. Include any Titles, descriptions, or lists.  
  4. You can format the text by adding Bold or Italics (Cntrl/Cmd B or I) and make bulleted lists by using a dash before any new line.
  5. Hit the green check when you are finished.
  6. If you need to make any edits hover over the subtask and click the pencil icon.

Remember: You are able to do similar functions that are also available on a Task like assigning a due date, copying a Subtask link, and tracking time too!

Give Feedback on a Subtask

Providing feedback on a Subtask is done through adding Comments or Reactions.

To add a Reaction, hover over the Subtask and click the emoji icon on the left.

Select the right reaction to add and it will appear below the Subtask.

The Comment section is on the far right of the Task window. 

It can be used like you were creating a Message.   

Add any feedback or link specific Subtasks in the comment to draw attention to the specific work being mentioned. 

You can also mention a team member in the comment using the “@” symbol.

Open subtask” it refers to a child subtask where a subtask can have one subtask to itself and it will be shown as a tree line in the box- see the image below.

Assign team members to a subtask- again this feature is displayed on the far right of the subtask as you hover over the subtask. 

Set the due date option is available for the subtask. 

Create custom fields to tasks by clicking or selecting custom fields.

Leave a Comment

Deleting your account

Once you delete an account, please note that this cannot be undone. Upon the del...

Reset Password

To reset password follow these instructions: Sign In to your team here Click the...

Setup & Administration

Learn how to set up heycollab. From signing up, to setting up your team, resetti...

Import tasks and messages from other platforms

Heycollab plays nice with other platforms. If you wish to import your tasks or m...

Custom fields

Custom fields expand the functionality of your tasks by allowing you to add new ...

Video calling

Heycollab allows you and your team to stay connected with team video calling via...

Formatting text in messages

Heycollab allows you to change the text style across messages, task comments and...

Manage Members

Managing Team Members Each Workspace can assign specific team members with acces...

Manage Roles and Permissions of Users

Managing Permissions and Roles of Users Every Workspace has an Administrator ass...

Create a task from a Message

Create a Task from a Message You are able to create a Task quickly right from yo...

Using an outside email to send a Message

Outside Email to Send a Message Collaboration and Communication are essential to...

Using Task Board Templates

Using Task Board Templates You can save a task-board as a template and you can s...

Chat Icon Close Icon