Sections allow you to divide and organize the tasks in your project. Sections can be used to create categories, workflow stages, priorities, and more.
At the moment it isn’t possible to create sections on mobile. In the meantime, you can create a section on the Desktop version of Asana using the keyboard shortcut
To create a Section in your project:
- Click the dropdown arrow next to the Add Task button
- Click Add Section
You can also create a new Section using the keyboard shortcut
Move tasks between Sections
There are two ways to move a task to a different Section:
- Drag and drop the task between Sections 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
- Click the Section name in the right paneright pane The right pane holds the details of a task or Conversation. Read more and select a different Section from the drop down
If you drag and drop a Section, the tasks below won’t automatically move with it, so use multi-select to move the Section and its tasks at the same time.
There are two ways to identify what Section a task is in:
Add Subtask Sections
In order to add a Section under a list of subtasks, you must use the keyboard shortcut TAB+N.
To delete a Section, click and highlight the Section 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 and press
Backspace/Delete on your keyboard until it is gone.