Custom fields in Subtask
Subtask's custom fields give you the flexibility to add the details you need to your tasks.
Subtask offers 8 different types of custom fields:
- Text: for short phrases, urls, names, labels, or other small pieces of info.
- Long form text: For long descriptions and other verbose details.
- Dropdown: Select from a list of custom labels.
- Checklist: Create a checklist on each card to track your todos.
- Date: Calendar dates (Month/Day/Year).
- Time: Time of day (Hour:Minute AM/PM).
- Number: Positive or negative numbers.
- Slider 0-100 range visualized by a slider.
Creating custom fields
Manage the custom fields in your board via the Custom field editor. You can find the custom field editor in the main board menu under Customize Board > Manage Custom Fields
In the custom field editor, click Add field to create your first custom field. Enter a label for your field and choose the type from the dropdown menu.
By default, all your custom fields will appear in a card's detail view. If you want a custom field to appear on all cards in the board, check the box to show on card
Members who are on the free plan can create 1 custom field per board. Members on a Team or Individual subscription can create unlimited custom fields, and have the option to sort by their custom values.
Add custom fields to cards
In the card's detail view, click Add more details > Add custom field then choose from your list of fields to add it to the task.
Custom field types
Text fields can be used to hold short 1 line phrases, urls, or other short pieces of free-form info that you need to add to a task.
Long form text
Long form text fields can be used for long descriptions and other verbose details. They can also include urls and basic formatting (bold and italics)
Custom dropdowns let you create a list of options to select from on a card.
In the custom field editor, click on the gear icon to edit your list of dropdown options.
Each option may be assigned a label and a color. You can also reorder your list by grabbing and dragging the handle icon on the left side of the list.
In the card's detail view, select the value from the dropdown to add to the task.
Your selected value will appear in the card's detail view
Your selected value will also appear on the card in the main view if you selected the show on card option in the custom field editor
Add checklists to your cards to manage a list of todos. Easily add new items, mark them as done, and quickly reorder items by drag & drop.
Custom date fields let you add additional calendar dates to your cards. When a custom date is added to a card, the card will also appear on the calendar on the selected date.
Custom time fields let you add a time of day to a card.
Custom number fields allow you to add a number to your card. You can sort by your custom number field via the Sort by option in the [...] menu on each column.
Custom sliders can be a helpful way to visualize some measurement you want to add to your tasks. You can sort by the selected value on your slider via the Sort by option in the [...] menu on each column.