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- Appreciation stickers
- How to hyperlink
- Paste link shortcut
- Toggle monospace formatting
Use @mention to link to other tasks, projects, teams, or Messages in the notes, or to draw a teammate's attention to a comment by linking to their name.
@, then start typing the name of a task, project, Message, or person.
Use the following keyboard shortcuts to format your text:
|• Bulleted Lists|
|1. Numbered Lists|
|Indent your list|
|Outdent your list|
You can also format your text by clicking on the rich text toolbar when entering a task description or commenting on a task.
⌘is the Command/Apple key on macOS,
Ctrlis the Control key on Windows.
If you're using numbered or bulleted lists, you can also increase or decrease the list indent according to your preference.
Emojis are supported everywhere in Asana. They can be added to project and task titles, descriptions, comments and Messages. You can either copy and paste an emoji into the appropriate field, or type the emoji command into the field and the text will automatically convert into its corresponding emoji.
For example, type :smile: into the task description field and it will convert the text into .
ASCII emoticons are supported and will automatically convert into emojis.
Appreciation stickers are a way to empower users to collaborate on tasks. They're animated and illustrated characterizations that users can add via the emoji-picker. These stickers are a great way to give recognition and kudos to teammates and collaborators.
You can access appreciation stickers through task comment by clicking on the Appreciations icon picker.
Show your appreciation and recognition of a task action with a range of animated stickers.
How to hyperlink
Users can communicate with hyperlinks in Asana. You can add a link to a task description through the Insert link button and in task comment through the rich text toolbar. Asana users can link to relevant projects, tasks and documents.
- Head to the task description and navigate to the Insert link icon
- Click on Insert link
Add description and URL:
After you click on Insert link, a two-line pop up frame will enable you to describe your link in line 1 by adding text and adding your URL in line 2.
Where to add your URL:
- Give your link text
- Add your URL
Link when you comment:
You can add a link via a task comment through the rich text toolbar.
Where to add a URL when you comment:
- Click on the Formatting button
- Click on the link icon to insert link
You can then add text and your URL.
You can also use the keyboard shortcut: ⌘-K (Mac) and Ctrl-K (Windows) to link important content to text
The following fields support @mention, rich text, and emojis:
Paste link shortcut
If a URL is already on your clipboard, and you select a text and type Cmd+V, the selected text will turn into a link.
Toggle monospace formatting
If you select a text and type backtick (`), the text will be formatted as monospace.