Sections

Sections allow you to divide and organize the tasks in your project. Sections can be used to create categories, workflow stages, priorities, and more.

You can create a section on the Desktop version of Asana using the keyboard shortcut Tab-N.

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Create Sections

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To create a Section in your project:

  1. Click the dropdown arrow next to the Add Task button
  2. Click Add Section

You can also create a new Section using the keyboard shortcut Tab-N.

Create a Section for list projects on mobile

You can create a section on any list project on your mobile device.

Add a section on IOS

From the project's list view:

  1. Tap the three dot icon

From the pop up window:

Tap "Add section"

Add a section on Android

From the project's list view:

  1. Tap the three dot icon

From the pop up window:

Tap "Add section"

Move tasks between Sections

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There are two ways to move a task to a different Section:

  1. Drag and drop the task between Sections 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
  2. Click the Section name in the right paneright paneThe right pane holds the details of a task or Conversation.Read more and select a different Section from the drop down list

All your tasks automatically move to your new Section

View Sections

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There are two ways to identify what Section a task is in:

  1. From 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
  2. From the right paneright paneThe right pane holds the details of a task or Conversation.Read more

In order to add a Section under a list of subtasks, you must use the keyboard shortcut TAB+N.

How to delete a Section

You can delete a Section at any time.

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To delete a section:

  1. Click on the three dot icon next to the section header
  2. Select Delete Section

From here, you will be prompted to confirm the deletion.

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Collapsible Sections

Sections can be expanded and collapsed as required.

Click on the arrow next to a section and you can expand and collapse the tasks under the section.

Collapsible Sections

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