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What I’m trying to do
My tasks often involve a number of sub tasks . In my notes I would put the sub tasks under the main one, indented a level
Things I have tried
What exactly are you trying to do? I use the Tasks community plugin, use the Global Filter to separate tasks from normal checkboxes. Inside the file there can be lots of checkboxes.
Global Filter set to #t
- [ ] #t Main project task
- [ ] Subtask 1
- [ ] Subtask 2
We could probably give better answers if you share a bit more what you’re trying to do and what you have tried and why that method was not exactly what you were looking for.
This is exactly what you can do - indent by pressing the tab key and your task will automatically become a subtask.
Nope. Those are no subtasks - those are just indented tasks. Maybe it looks like it was a subtask but it’s just a new task :: indented. There is no relation to the task above.
Well, it depends what you want to achieve - the OP wasn’t very concrete in his/her description.
Well if you mean an actual relation to each other, then I guess the simple answer is no. Not without a plugin. Tasks in core Obsidian are basically just checkboxes.
What I do these days is use the Kanban plugin. (There are others too.)
The kanban cards are my main “tasks” or projects. And then I turn the card into a new note. And inside those notes, I keep “subtasks”.
Then with Dataview, I collect all the tasks that are inside notes that are linked from that Kanban board. And sort by note. So I have a list of all my tasks, in a sub-relation to each card in my Kanban. I put that note in my right side pane, and pin it.
That’s just my approach, and it works for me. The downside is that I haven’t yet figured out how to also sort or filter by Kanban status.
yea, but when I want to show all open tasks in another file, then it doesn’t show the task>subtask hierarchy
no due date
description does not include #migrated
Can the Kanban plugin show tasks in table/database format like Notion?
If you use dataview, it will show the hierachy. What method/plugin are you using to show your open tasks in another file?
the tasks plugin I think.