Multi-select

Multi-select is an easy and efficient way to take action on multiple tasks at once.

To select multiple tasks from a List ViewList View Displays your tasks in a list. List view is the default view for My Tasks, projects, and search views. Read more in the main panemain pane When you select a project, tag, or person, you will see the relevant list of tasks in the main pane. Read more , use any of the following methods:

Click + Shift + Click

  • Click the first task in your desired selection
  • Hold the Shift key on your keyboard
  • Click the last task in your desired selection

Click + Shift + Arrows

  • Click the first task in your desired selection
  • Hold the Shift key on your keyboard
  • Use the up or down arrows to select adjacent tasks

Click + Drag

  • Click the first task in your desired selection
  • Drag the mouse to the last task in your desired selection

Ctrl/Cmd + Click (for non-adjacent tasks)

  • Hold the CTRL or key on your keyboard
  • Click each desired task

Once the tasks have been multi-selected, you can:

  1. AssignAssign The person responsible for the task or subtask. Asana allows one assignee per task or subtask. Read more all selected tasks
  2. Set a due datedue date The date that a task or subtask is due. Read more for all selected tasks
  3. TagTag Use tags to mark tasks or group together similar tasks. Read more all selected tasks
  4. Associate another project to all selected tasks
  5. Mark all selected tasks completecomplete To mark a task with a checkmark to indicate that it is done. Read more /incomplete
  6. Delete all selected tasks
  7. MergeMerge Merging tasks combines duplicate or similar tasks into a single task. Read more all tasks together
  8. Add a followerfollower Add followers to any task and they will receive notifications about updates to the task. Read more to all selected tasks
  9. Follow/unfollow all selected tasks

Remember you can use keyboard shortcuts to take most of the actions listed above.

You can also drag and drop your selected tasks in the main pane to move them to another Section in your project

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