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Indent & Outdent Tasks

Tasks are usually grouped into larger phases. Use the Indent button indent button to subordinate a task, thereby making the dominant item into a phase with subordinate tasks. To indent a task means to turn a task to a sub task of the above task. To outdent a task means to turn a sub task to a summary task.

Indent a Task

(Tab; Ctrl + Right Arrow)

If you want to indent a task, there are three ways:

  • Select a task, then press Tab or Ctrl + Right Arrow on the keyboard.
  • Select a task, then click the Indent Task buttonindent task button on Home tab.
  • Select a task, then right click and choose Indent Task in the context menu.

Outdent a Task

(Shift + Tab; Ctrl + Left Arrow)

If you want to outdent a task, there are three ways:

  • Select a task, then press Shift + Tab or Ctrl + Left Arrow on the keyboard.
  • Select a task, then click the Outdent Task buttonoutdent task button on the Home tab.
  • Select a task, then right click and choose Outdent Task in the context menu.

Notes: Top level tasks cannot be outdented. When a top level task is selected, the Outdent Task option turns gray and unselectable.

Move Up & Down a Task

If you need to change the display order of tasks in the tasks list, you can click the Move Upmove up button or Move Down buttonmove down button on the Home Tab.