My new task isn't appearing on my timesheet's task dropdown. Why not?

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If you’ve added a task in Manage > Tasks but it’s not an option when creating a time entry, make sure that you’ve assigned it to the project you’re tracking time to. When you create a task, you also have the option of adding it to all existing projects by designating it as a common task. You can edit an existing task to make it common as well; that'll add it to future projects. 

Add a task to a project:

  1. Go to Projects and click the Actions menu to the right of the project you’d like to edit.
  2. Select Edit to go to the project edit form.
  3. Under Tasks, use the Add a task… field to select the task and add it to your project.
  4. Click the Update project button to save your changes. You’ll now see the new task as an option when tracking time to this project.

Add a task to all current projects

If you want to add a new task to all current projects, you must do this when you create the task. To create a new task and add it to all current and/or all future projects:

  1. Go to Manage > Tasks and click the + New task button.
  2. Enter information for the new task.
    • If you'd like the task to be added to all future projects, check the box next to This is a common task, and should be added to all future projects.
    • If you’d like it to be automatically added to all current projects, check the Add this task to all existing projects box.
  3. Click Save task.

Make an existing task a common task

You can also set an existing task to be a common task, which will automatically add it to any projects created in the future. To make a task common:

  1. Go to Manage > Tasks and click the Edit button next to the task.
  2. Check the box next to This is a common task, and should be added to all future projects.
  3. Click Update task.

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