View: add a list of task successors in a column

You can add a column to a task view to show a list of the successors of the tasks. The Task Successors column includes the number of the successor as well as the name.


Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*
Adobe Workfront license*

Request to modify a view

Plan to modify a report

Access level configurations*

Edit access to Reports, Dashboards, Calendars to modify a report

Edit access to Filters, Views, Groupings to modify a view


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.

Object permissions

Manage permissions to a report

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.

Add a list of task successors in a column

To add this column to a task view:

  1. Go to an existing task view.

  2. Expand the View drop-down menu, and select Customize View.

  3. Click Add Column.

  4. Click Switch to Text Mode.

  5. Mouse over the Show in this column area, and click Click to edit text.

  6. Remove all text in the Text Mode box, and replace it with the following code:

    displayname=Task Successors
    valueexpression=CONCAT({successor}.{taskNumber},' - ',{successor}.{name})
  7. Click Save View.