Within Teamwork, you can use the bulk edit tasks feature to modify, complete, move, copy, or delete multiple tasks in a task at once.
Note: Only users with the project permission to edit all tasks can bulk edit tasks on a project.
In the List area of your project, click the options button (three dots) in the top right and select Bulk Edit Tasks from the dropdown menu.
Note: If you have a filter applied when attempting to bulk edit tasks, it will only bulk edit those tasks found via the filter, not all tasks on a project.
In the bulk edit modal, you can select an action to perform on the tasks:
Once you select an action, you can scroll through the tasks or use the task list dropdown to find the specific tasks you want to update.
When using the modify option and selecting the tasks, you will then see the different task properties you can update.
Select the checkbox to the left of each relevant property before selecting a new value.
The available modify options are:
- Reassign - choose
the individuals, teams, or companies to
reassign to the tasks.
- Start date - adjust the start date of the selected task(s).
- Remove all start dates, select a specific date, push start dates forward, number of days/weeks time.
- Due date - adjust the due date of the selected task(s).
- Remove all due dates, select a specific date, push due dates forward, number of days/weeks time.
- Progress - choose
the new percentage of progress.
- Estimated tIme -
add the estimated time in hours and
- Priority - choose
a new priority.
- Set column - choose a board
column for the tasks.
choose the person marked as the
creator of the tasks.
- Tags - add or
remove tags on all selected tasks.
- Task Changes
adjust who is following changes to the
adjust who is following comments added to
When updating the assignee and follower options, you can choose individuals, teams, and companies.
For the task changes and comment followers options, you can add to the existing followers, remove some existing followers, or use the Remove All option in the dropdown.
Once you have selected your new task properties, click Update Tasks to make the changes.
Once you have selected the tasks you are looking to move, you can then select the destination project and task list for the tasks.
If you want to create a brand new task list to move the tasks to, choose the Add Task List option from the Destination Task List dropdown.
As with moving tasks, you can first choose which tasks you want to copy.
Once you click next, you can then select the destination project and task list for the tasks.
When you choose Complete from the operation dropdown and select the tasks you want to complete, you can then click the complete button in the modal.
Similarly to the complete action, when you choose Delete and select the tasks you want to remove, click next and then select the delete button in the bottom right of the modal
You will then see a confirmation modal before deleting the tasks.
For more information, see: Bulk Editing Subtasks