Multi-select

multiselect

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

To select multiple tasks from a List ViewList ViewDisplays your tasks in a list. List view is the default view for My Tasks, projects, and search views.Read more in the main panemain paneWhen 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

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Once you've multiselected your tasks and the toolbar appears, you can:

  1. Add them to a project or move them to another section in a project
  2. Copy the task links
  3. Delete the tasks
  4. Access additional task options

Once tasks are multi-selected, you can mass change the Assignee, Due Date or Custom Fields.

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When you click the three dot icon, you can:

  1. Mark all selected tasks completecompleteTo mark a task with a checkmark to indicate that it is done.Read more/incomplete
  2. Add Collaborators to all selected tasks
  3. Mark all tasks as Milestones
  4. Mark all tasks as Approvals
  5. Make all tasks Dependent on
  6. Merge duplicate 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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