Within Teamwork, you can add a dependency relationship between tasks to make sure that tasks are completed in a particular order.

When creating or editing a task, select the Dependencies tab.

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From there, click the Select Tasks button to choose the task(s) that should be done first.

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Select the checkbox next to the task(s) that should be done first.

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You can filter the tasks to a specific task list by selecting the list from the left panel, or choose a different project using the dropdown above the lists.

When you have chosen the predecessor task(s), click Select These Tasks and you will see them listed in the Dependences area of the task.

You can click the button to the right of each task to change the dependency type from finish-start to finish-finish.

  • The current task cannot be started/completed before the predecessor is completed.
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Click the x to the right of a task to remove it as a dependency, or click the Select Tasks button to add more.

When you save the task with the new dependencies, you will see the completion tick is replaced with a red icon to show that the task is waiting on other tasks, with links to those tasks.

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When you complete the predecessors, the task will be unblocked so you can complete it.

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Note: When a task with dependencies is set to repeat, the repeat tasks do not carry over the dependency.


Removing a dependency

To remove a dependency from a task, go to the dependencies tab. To the right of the selected task, click the to remove the dependency.

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For more information, see: Changing Dates of Tasks with Dependencies