Including subtasks in your workflows
For most types of workflows, Flowsana provides the ability to specify whether you want the workflow applied to only top-level tasks, only subtasks, or both top-level tasks and subtasks.
To do this, make a selection from the Apply this workflow to: dropdown list just before you save the workflow:
When you create a workflow that includes subtasks, Flowsana will evaluate the workflow for any subtask in the project, at any subtask level.
Important note: Due to the way Asana is built, a subtask that is assigned to a project will be considered as a top-level task in that project. (This is because Asana attaches a subtask to a project as if it were a top-level task.) This means that for such a subtask, it will be evaluated for workflows that you've specified to apply to top-level tasks, in addition to any workflows you've specified to apply to subtasks.
Special Handling of Subtasks
IMPORTANT: This article only applies to the original "Treat Subtasks as Dependents" option, which has now been deprecated. For handling of subtasks in new Auto-Adjust Workflows, the "Apply this workflow to" option is now available; for details, ...
Using Workback Workflows
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Notes and Tips on Using Rule Workflows
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How Dynamic Duration-Based Workflows Work
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Dates of subtasks are not being adjusted by my workflow
This will occur by default if the subtask is not attached to the project that's under Flowsana control. By default, Asana doesn't assign subtasks to the project of their parent task. If you want to have subtasks which are not attached to their ...