View: display task indentations in a task list

In this task view, you can add code to the Task Name column to display the tasks indented according to the Work Breakdown Structure of the project.

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.

Display task indentations in a column of a task list

  1. Go to a list of tasks.

  2. From the View drop-down menu, click New View.

  3. Click Add Column and start typing “Task Name” in the Show in this column field then select it when it displays in the list.

  4. From the new column, click Switch to Text Mode.

  5. Hover over the text mode area, and click Click to edit text.

  6. Remove the text you find in the valuefield= line and replace it with the following code:

    code language-none
    valueexpression=IF({indent}<1,{name},IF({indent}<2,CONCAT(' - ',{name}),IF({indent}<3,CONCAT(' - - ',{name}),IF({indent}<4,CONCAT(' - - - ',{name}),CONCAT(' - - - - ',{name})))))
  7. Click Save, then Save View.