Within Teamwork, you can easily edit existing tasks on your projects to keep details up-to-date. 

To edit a task, hover over the task name to reveal the edit pencil icon in the assignee field. Clicking the pencil will switch the task to edit mode.

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You can update any attribute on a task by selecting the relevant tab. 

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  • Who and When - you can change who is assigned to a task along with adding or amending start dates and due dates. 
    • Should the task have dependencies, this will also affect their dates. 
  • Description - add updates or correct the task description. 
  • Files - add additional attachments or delete exiting files from the task. 
    • Removing a file from the task will not remove the file from the Files area on a project. 
  • Privacy - you can add or remove users and companies from the task privacy
    • If moving the task between private task lists, the task will take on the task list privacy. 
    • If the task is moved to a public task list, the task will retain its current privacy setting unless specifically removed. 
  • Priority - add or edit an existing priority setting on a task. 
  • Progress and Time - as more work is completed on a task, you can manually update your progress bar to reflect the work done. You can also amend the task's estimated time here. 
  • Followers - add and remove followers and their corresponding notification preferences for the task. 
  • Dependencies - add additional dependencies or remove existing ones.
  • Repeats - choose whether the task should repeat, and set how often the repeat should occur.
  • Reminders - you can update or remove an existing reminder, change the schedule, or adjust the type of reminder sent.
  • Tags - add new tags to the task or remove existing ones. You can also create brand new tags and attach them. 
  • Board column - update the board column associated with the task by selecting a new board column from the dropdown menu. You can also remove a task from its existing column.
It is also possible to make quick edits to certain task properties using the quick access tool bar, which will appear when hovering over a task. 

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When using the quick access tool bar, you will have additional options including: 


Note: Collaborators have limited permissions and are unable to edit task properties.   

For more information, see: Adding Tasks via the Tasks Area