Custom Fields give ClickUp tasks unlimited flexibility and let you add tons of rich information to your views. Let's take a look at all of the different types of custom fields you have at your disposal.


A simple true  or false  checkbox.

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Add a custom date to your task, including a specific time.

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Use dropdowns to give consistent options on your tasks! You can even colorize the dropdown labels.

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Track clients, vendors, leads, and more by associating emails with tasks.


Add and organize files directly from a List view. Attach one or multiple files to a column, or create multiple columns to fit your workflow! 

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Make calculations between numeric custom fields on a task using both simple and advanced formulas. The simple version is meant for quick calculations of values, while advanced formulas can be enabled to create complex calculations.

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Add one or more labels with colors!


Add any address to your tasks. Simply begin typing to pull in addresses and places searchable via Google Maps - great for building out Lists of clients, vendors, or anything else you need a location for! Bring each of these locations together in a Map view for greater visualization.

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Long & Short Text

Capture key information like names, locations, and anything small with Text. Use Long text  for notes or task details you'd like to see in List view


Add information such as budget, cost, or price.


Use number fields for accounting, inventory, or tracking.


Select from individual people and Teams in your Workspace.

Options include:

  • Required field

  • Show people from my entire Workspace

  • Show guests

  • Select multiple people

  • Include Teams

Note: Select multiple people is enabled by default. Required fields are only available on our Business Plan and above.

Phone Number

Store a phone number with country code and formatting.

Add a Phone number

You can set a different country code for each instance of a phone number Custom Field.

  1. Click the flag icon

  2. Search for and select the country to add the country code

  3. Enter the phone number

  4. Press Enter / Return to save the phone number

Screenshot of a Phone number Custom Field highlighting the country selection drop down menu

Tip: Use ClickUp as a CRM by adding phone number Custom Fields for your contact tasks!

Progress (Auto)

Automatically track completion of subtasks, checklists, and/or assigned comments.

Progress (Manual)

Manually track the progress of anything.


Use emojis to rate or rank.


Link to other ClickUp tasks.


Add links to websites that are associated with the task.

Get started using Custom Fields in ClickUp!

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