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How can I set a task dependency?


How can I set a task to be dependent on completion of another a task in a different project, i.e. It is not possible to mark the task complete until the task on which it is dependent is marked complete?

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David Trey staff
Replied on Oct 11, 2012 - 07:47 UTC


unfortunately, that's not possible right now, but we may consider adding such feature in the future. You're welcome to add your vote for these requests in our Votebox:

For now, as a workaround, you could set sub-tasks below a task that represents a bigger goal, however, it will be possible to complete the main task anytime which will complete the whole structure, but you'll also be able to check off single sub-tasks.

Best regards,

ToasterKing S
Replied on Oct 11, 2012 - 08:50 UTC

Thank you; this was helpful. I had searched but not found the proposals you referenced, so thank you for that information also.

Joseph Yang premium
Replied on Oct 21, 2014 - 22:39 UTC

The votebox is closed, but I would love to see this feature. It's key to anyone using GTD, which sounds like a very large percent of your user base. Thanks!

Joseph Yang premium
Replied on Nov 28, 2014 - 05:55 UTC


Marc Wilson premium
Replied on Nov 28, 2014 - 16:12 UTC

Add me as well. That would be VERY useful.

Denise Deverelle Crown premium
Replied on Dec 06, 2014 - 16:19 UTC


Patrick Honegger premium
Replied on Dec 06, 2014 - 18:27 UTC

+1 from me

The workaround with Subtasks is ok, but one should see in every subtask to which parent task it belongs.

Rufus Casey
Replied on Dec 17, 2014 - 17:44 UTC

+1 from me