Within Teamwork Projects, you can use the Choose Later option when creating tasks in a task list template so the tasks can be assigned when the template is used.

When you add a task to a template, you can select Choose Later from the assignee dropdown for who will be responsible for the task.

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You will then be given the option to give it a name to show the type of person or group who will do the task.

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The name you choose will then appear under Who should do this.

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Once the task is saved to the template, the assigned will be shown with a yellow label.

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Note: Reminders cannot be set on template tasks that have the Choose later option selected as the assignee.


Creating a task list from a template with 'choose later' tasks

When you are creating a task list in a project from a task template that includes choose later-assigned tasks, you will see the Choose Later names you saved in the template.

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When adding the task list from the template, you will be prompted to assign those Choose Later tasks. You can assign each role to one or multiple project members.

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Once you click Finished, the task list and tasks will be created, and the tasks will be assigned to the users selected above.


Adding tasks from a template to an existing task list

You can also add tasks to an existing task list from a task list template. Click the dropdown arrow to the left of the task list, click Templates and you will then be able to select the Add Tasks from Template option.

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When adding tasks from a template that includes tasks with Choose Later assigned, you will be prompted to assign those tasks as with the task list.

For more information, see: Creating task list templates