When creating subtasks for existing stories, keep in mind the following:
When the Completion Mode setting for the project is set to Manual:
When the Completion Mode setting for the project is set to Automatic:
You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:
|Adobe Workfront plan*||
|Adobe Workfront license*||
Work or higher
|Access level configurations*||
Worker or higher
Note: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.
Contribute or Manage access to the task the subtask is on
For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects .
*To find out what plan, license type, or access you have, contact your Workfront administrator.
Click the Main Menu icon in the upper-right corner of Adobe Workfront, then click Teams.
(Optional) Click the Switch team icon , then either select a new Scrum team from the drop-down menu or search for a team in the search bar.
Go to the agile iteration or project that contains the story where you want to add a subtask. For information about how to navigate to an iteration, see View an iteration.
Go to the story tile on the story board where you want to add a subtask.
Click Add Subtask on the main story card to create a subtask to the story.
Click Add Subtask on a subtask tile to create a subtask to the subtask.
Workfront supports infinite levels of subtasks, but only two levels (subtasks of subtasks) are displayed on the agile story board.
When adding a subtask to a story that currently does not have a swimlane, the parent task is promoted to the Parent Story column and the subtask moves inside the swimlane.
Specify the following information:
|Subtask Name||Specify a name for the subtask.|
|Description||Specify a description for the subtask.|
|Estimate||Specify the estimate for the subtask.
Keep in mind the following when creating estimates:
|Planned Hours||(Available only in projects) Specify the number of planned hours for the task.|
|Assignment||Begin typing the name of the team where you want to assign the subtask, then click it when it appears in the drop-down list.|