Using Tasks

  • Comment Liking

    Comment liking is a great way to encourage positive feedback amongst teams. Liking can also be used in the place of quick comments (e.g. “I agree!”, “Sounds good”, “+1”, etc), allowing people to weigh in on tasks without subscribing for notifications. Read more…

  • Attaching Dropbox Files

    Flow makes it easy to share any of your files directly from Dropbox with your team in a task. Sharing files from your Dropbox account allows you to work with the most up-to-date versions so your team is always on the same page. Read more…

  • Completing tasks

    When you’re finished with a task, you can click the checkbox (to the left of the task name) to complete it. Read more…

  • Editing task details

    Whether you want to correct a typo or just need to make changes as the task progresses, editing is essential to keeping tasks up-to-date. Read more…

  • Attaching Google Drive files

    Flow’s Google Drive integration allows you to attach and share important Google Documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, and other files stored in Drive with your team in any Flow task. Like regular uploads, you can preview the files directly in Flow or jump into Driv... Read more…

  • Repeating tasks

    Repeating tasks take the work out of tasks that you need to complete daily, weekly, monthly, or even annually. When you complete an occurence of your task (or it becomes overdue), the next occurrence will appear in your project. Read more…

  • Creating tasks via email

    Flow lets you quickly create tasks by sending an email to tasks@getflow.com. The email subject will become the task title and the body of the email will be added as a comment. By default, tasks you email will be added to My Tasks. Read more…

  • Private tasks

    Private Tasks is a secure view in your Favorites to create tasks that no one else can access without your permission. It's a perfect place to enter reminders for yourself, ad-hoc tasks that don't fit into a project, and to collaborate privately on tasks with other te... Read more…

  • Subscribing to tasks

    You’re automatically subscribed to tasks that are assigned to you and that you’ve created, but you can choose to subscribe and unsubscribe from tasks that are assigned to teammates. Subscribing ensures you receive notifications on all task activity. Read more…

  • Creating tasks

    Tasks are at the core of our work and rightly at the core of Flow. As such, we’ve made creating tasks as easy and powerful as possible. Read more…

  • Unassigned Tasks

    Sometimes a task isn’t immediately actionable when you create it, which can make it hard to decide who to assign it to. In these instances, you can leave a task unassigned so it can be claimed or assigned at a later date. Unassigned tasks can also be used as project ... Read more…

  • Time tracking with Harvest

    If your team uses Harvest for time tracking, Flow provides an easy way to track time for your tasks directly in Flow. Team owners can turn this integration on (or off) in Workspace Preferences at any time. Read more…

  • Comments & Attachments

    Tasks are a great way to localize discussions and share files with other people. Below the task detail fields and activity, you’ll see a comment box. Click to expand, type your comment and then click "Post" or hit Command-Return (Ctrl-Enter on Windows) on your keyboa... Read more…

  • Deleting tasks

    Most of the time, you’ll complete tasks to remove them from active projects. But you can also delete tasks that you know you won’t need to access again in the future. To delete, click on a task to open the task pane, click the ... icon at the top of the pane and sele... Read more…

  • Linking Tasks

    Tasks are almost never standalone ventures; they're typically part of a larger project or related to a handful of other tasks. In these cases, it can be helpful to jump from one task to another without too much clicking. This is also useful if one task is dependant o... Read more…

  • Task Notes

    Task notes allow you to include a short description to your task to clarify its purpose or scope and to provide additional info to everyone involved. Task notes might include links to relevant resources, a list of expectations, or roadmap for the task. Read more…

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