Task List

Christian Kongsgaard
2021-02-11

As the name suggests the Task List is where the tasks in a given project is listed.

Typical task list
Typical task list

The task list typically consist of a series of parent task, which again contains a list of child tasks. There is in priciple no limit to how deep you can nest the task list, but as a rule of thumb, then we never go more that 2 levels deep.

Two level deep nested tasks
Two level deep nested tasks

Status Icons

In front of every task is a status icon. The icon tells you which status the task currently have. The status icon will automatically be updated as the tasks moves to a different status.

The task finished successfully
The task is waiting for another task to finish or for you to start it.
The task is pending execution and will be simulated as soon as a node is available.
The task currently simulating
The task is initializing the node and will start shortly.
The task were stopped by you.
The task failed. Check the logs to see why.

Task Dropdown

By clicking on the little arrow icon () to the right of the task name you can get the dropdown with additional actions for the task list. You will set the options to:

  • Add a subtask
  • Delete Tas
  • Stop Task

Additional if you pick a task with children, you will be able to hide or show those subtasks.

Sort Tasks

You can all sort the task list by clicking on the Sort By dropdown above the task list.

Sort task list
Sort task list

Here you can choose between sorting by:

  • Name
  • Started
  • Created
  • Status
  • Task ID

Add a Task

Click here to add a new parent task. This is usually not a button you will need to click, as the parent task is created when you run the Grasshopper workflow.