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How does one create a sub project? I'd like to know how to do this both on the mac & on the web.

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Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Mar 31, 2014 - 21:03 UTC

Hi Kathy,

Both the Mac & Web are the same. Right click the task, edit, and then you can see the two arrows on the right hand side (under the date box). This will change the Indent Level.

This will make whichever task is above the sub task the parent task. This can only be done within the Project view.


kathy dalton
Replied on Apr 01, 2014 - 02:26 UTC

OK, so that means there are just different indent levels, which stand in for tasks and sub tasks and there isn't something else that is a sub project?
In particular I want tasks to LOOK different from projects and sub projects--not just by indent level.

Using this scheme in one project one indent in might be a task, while in another project the tasks might not show till you are several indents in:

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Apr 01, 2014 - 02:31 UTC


Sorry about that. I read Project as task. Yes, you can have sub-projects. It works the same way though, just get the project in edit mode (right click, edit) and change the indent level.

Though, I am not sure by your look different question?


Kyung Gon Kim premium
Replied on Jun 11, 2014 - 10:31 UTC

how do project & sub project share ?

Clyde Romo staff
Replied on Jun 11, 2014 - 10:45 UTC

Hi Kyung,

Each project (regardless if it's a main project or a sub-project) needs to be shared individually.



Cliff Lipman
Replied on Aug 29, 2014 - 22:29 UTC

It appears that sub-projects are user-specific. So, if a company admin makes a sub-project, the company's users do not see that. Is this correct, or is the "indenting" across the entire org?

Brendon Wadey staff
Replied on Aug 29, 2014 - 23:14 UTC


Each project is its own, each user would need to re-indent each one.


Cliff Lipman
Replied on Aug 29, 2014 - 23:30 UTC

From a business customer perspective, projects should be "owned" by the business. Arranging things by project/ sub-project should also be "owned" by the business. I guess this is a wish list.

Carl Rotter premium
Replied on Sep 11, 2014 - 11:47 UTC


Cliff, I totally agree. This is really annoying and super time consuming.

Meri premium
Replied on Oct 03, 2014 - 06:39 UTC

Agree as well, that all users should not have to recreate project/subproject structures if the administrator has already set it up.

Simon Bösch
Replied on Dec 20, 2014 - 07:51 UTC

it would be nice, if subprojects would inherit option from the parent project (priority, sharing to persons ... )

Kenny Byrne Test premium
Replied on Jan 23, 2015 - 18:09 UTC

TOTALLY AGREE... This makes the shared project list look like a dope created them!