Tasks are at the core of our work, and thus, the core of Flow. As such, we've made creating tasks as easy and powerful as possible. If you want to jump in and create a task, but need a hand, take a minute to go through this tutorial.
Using the task form
To start creating detailed tasks in Flow, just click the "New Task" link or hit
Alt-Enter on Windows) on your keyboard. This will open the task pane where you can enter more details.
The first thing you’ll want to do is name your task; concise names usually work best. If you need to elaborate what the purpose of the task is, or what the subscribers' roles will be in completing it, you can do so in the first comment.
You can change the workspace the task is being created in as well as add your task to a list, assign to a teammate, invite subscribers, schedule a due date, and add tags to organize. Hit
Tab on your keyboard or click to jump to a new field; start typing and choose from the suggested options or hit
Enter on your keyboard to create a new list or tag.
To enter a comment, click or tab down to the comment box to expand and then click "Save & Post" to create.
You can also add attachments to tasks from either your desktop or Dropbox account or by dragging and dropping files from your desktop to the comment box.
Using the Quick Task Bar
Quick tasks are a fast alternative to creating tasks in the task form. To start, click "+ New Task" below any list and type the name of your task. If you need to add more detail to it, you can use the task actions on the right to add the task to a list, set a due date, assign to a teammate, invite subscribers, and add tags. To save, hit
Enter on your keyboard. If you need to clear this task during creation at any time, just hit