March 5, 2020
March 5, 2020
Hello, nTaskers! We hope you had a great week. There’s good news for everyone out there; especially project managers and individual contractors who have been using nTask. Now you can eliminate the laborious work of creating the same tasks over and over again. All thanks to a special user-requested feature, called: ‘Repeat Tasks’, we have introduced a way for everyone to redo their favorite recurring tasks.
This brand-spankin’ feature is already live. You can start creating recurring tasks on nTask app. However, rest assured, this is a special feature that we’ve been working on for quite some time now.
‘Recurring Tasks’ is a functionality that can let you create your to-do tasks that repeat on a set date. If you have tasks that repeat frequently, you should know that ‘Repeat Tasks’ will enable you to redo that task without the need for recreating it from scratch.
These tasks can be a part of your daily chore that needs to be done each time, like; sending daily scrum notes, minutes of the meeting, invoices at preset intervals, and marketing newsletter. On that note, the ‘Repeat Tasks’ function can help you to avoid the possibility of having those aforementioned tasks slip through the cracks – especially if you overloaded with work.
‘Repeat Tasks’ in nTask works as a task automation system that becomes an integral part of your workflow. However, for ‘Repeat Tasks’ to work, you need to create your recurring tasks first. Once they are created and set to go, you are required to define a timer that would work to run those tasks in a loop. From a long haul perspective, doing so will save you precious time and take the burden off your shoulders.
You can easily set recurring tasks from your task board on nTask. All you need to do is Log In to your nTask account; go to the Workspace you are working in, and land on the task board.
As you are there, you can configure recurring tasks through the following options.
1). Click the task which you want to set to recurring mode.
2). At the right top end of the task detail popup, select the Repeat icon.
When you click the repeat icon a Popup will open where you can set the repeat/recurring task.
You can set recurring tasks in nTask application based on three criteria:
In daily repeat mode, you can define after how many days the task will repeat, at what time and stop by what date.
In the weekly repeat section, you have the option to set recurring tasks for each week by specifying the following appended details:
In the monthly repeat section, you can set the task on recurrence after specified month:
If you want to delete the daily, weekly or monthly repeat schedule you can click the ‘Delete Schedule’ button and the recurring tasks created earlier will be deleted.
Check this out:
In order to navigate to the repeat task schedule, after you have created your ‘Recurring Tasks’, just go to your task board in the desired workspace.
The task with a recurring schedule will have a repeat icon in front of the task name. As shown in the image above the recurring sign is shown along with the ‘Project Proposal’ task. When you click on the recurring task icon the following popup will open from the left side, showing your task schedule.
The popup on the left shows all the upcoming tasks that will be created as a duplicate on the specified tasks and time. If you want to make changes to your already scheduled tasks as shown in the left pane, just click the repeat icon in the circle button.
A popup will ask you if you want to create the next occurrence now and make changes to it. Click on the ‘Yes, Create Next Occurrence’ button and the upcoming task will be available to be edited on the task board.
And that’s about it. Pretty simple, right? Why don’t you give it a try now and see how things pan out. As you are not alien to the repeat task feature introduced in nTask, you should be able to eliminate the boring recurring activities you do to create the same task each time.
Simply get the hold of the repeat task functionality on nTask and you can save yourself a bunch of hours. If you are not on nTask yet? Signup now to use the amazing ‘Repeat Task’ feature alongside a bazillion more to make project management a breezy experience for you.
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