Due dates are an excellent tool for keeping track of tasks that have deadlines ⏳
There are tons of places you can add due dates!
If you work with subtasks, you can turn on the Remap Subtask Due Dates [ClickApp], and changes to the parent task due date will affect your subtask dates.
How to set a Due Date for a List
Click on the
ito the right of the desired List name.
Set duedate to set a due date for your entire List!
Editing and Deleting a Due Date
Just as in setting a due date, you can also edit a due date anywhere it appears. Just click on the due date and you'll get a drop-down to select a new due date.
To delete a due date, hover your mouse over a due date and an X icon will appear. Click on the icon and you will delete the due date.
When setting a start date or due date, you can either select a specific date on the calendar, or type in your desired date just as you would speak.
Type in "tomorrow at 2 pm", or "next week", and a due date will be set for that time automatically!
Sorting and Filtering by Due Date
Just click on the filter button or select the due date sorting option from the columns shown above your list of tasks!
Due Date Colors
The color of the due date is a great way to tell if a task was closed on time or if it is overdue. Just take a quick glance at the date. Here's a breakdown of what each color means:
No color: Due in the future
Green: Task was closed on-time
Orange: Due today
Pro Tip with Calendar View
Drag and drop tasks on the calendar to add or adjust due dates.
Note: You can set due dates as far into the future as you can imagine, and a very very long way into the past!
Other Notable Date Features
Start Dates: Provide accurate time estimates for tasks, and let your teammates know when a task should be acted upon.
Time & Date Reformatting: Personalize your ClickUp account to show your preferred time and date settings.
Remap Due Dates in Templates: Preserve the relative position of due dates in your tasks without having to manually update them.
Remap Subtask Due Dates in Templates: If you're creating a template from a task that contains subtasks, you have the option to remap due dates for these subtasks along with those of the parent task.
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