Within Teamwork, a milestone is a target date representing an important moment or goal in a project such as a deliverable outcome such as a product being ready for testing.

Once you create a milestone, you can attach it to a task list, showing the tasks you need to complete in order to reach this milestone.

Milestones can easily be identified by a diamond shaped symbol in the calendar and projects chart: 

When creating a new milestone, you can give it a name, set a due date and choose who is responsible. You can also notify that user of the milestone and set reminders for when the due date is near.

You can also add a description, set privacy, add followers and tags to the milestone.

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You can view existing milestones and create new ones in the Milestones tab of the project. You can also choose to view milestones by status.

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Hover over a milestone to reveal additional options.

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These options include:

  • Edit - update the milestone's details
  • Delete - delete the milestone
  • Add comment - add a comment to the milestone
  • Quick view - open that specific milestone in a quick view
  • Add tag - add a tag to the milestone
  • Attach task list - attach an existing task list from the project to the milestone, or choose to create a new task list
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Note: You can attach multiple task lists to a milestone, however each task list can only have one attached milestone at a time.

For more information, see: Getting Started