Automatic project name prefix added to each task

Hi all, 

Does any one know how to automatically add the name of the project as the prefix for all tasks that belong to that project? 

This is just a work-around that could allow us to quickly see what projects everyone is working on in the workload view, which currently only allows to display tasks, but not projects. 

I know you can automatically add prefixes when you duplicate the project, but that's not what I'm looking for. I need to be able to add tasks and have the project name automatically inserted in front of the task. Our projects are non-standard, so even if I duplicate a project and thus get all the prefixes, if i then insert a new task, this new task doesn't have the prefix added automatically. 

I'd be grateful for any suggestions. 

Thank you! 

Mat

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Stephen

Hi Matt,
 
Currently, the task name doesn't take any attributes from the Project or Folder name unless you duplicate like you mentioned.
 
It would be great to hear a little more about your use case or even why duplicating won't work for this? Looking forward to your reply 👍
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Yes! Please add this. I agree completely with Matt.

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Moving this to Product Feedback so other can up-vote and discuss 👍

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Hi,

When you duplicate a project, I see you can add a prefix for tasks…

Thus I set a template project up, to use just for duplication purposes when setting up new iterative projects…

However, after I duplicated the template and renamed it as the new project, the prefix didn't get added when I added new tasks to the project.

How do I make that happen pls?

Thanks

 

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Why can you add task prefixes when duplicating but not to existing projects? Why isn't this an option to set for a project whether it be through a request form, duplication, or manual option setting?

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Hugh

Hi everyone! This is currently not planned by our Product team, but they are continuing to discuss the possibilities. I'll let you know as soon as I have an update.

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In the absence of an official, built-in solution, it's possible to achieve this via Wrike Integrate (paid add-on). I created an example recipe showing how this could be done at https://www.workato.com/recipes/1102718, and posted in the Best Practices section on how it works at https://help.wrike.com/hc/en-us/community/posts/360039269654. (This example isn't robust enough for all needs, but for simple project setups with limited sub-folder nesting where tasks are always tagged to a single folder or project, it should work fine.)

 

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Hugh

Hi Laura Boylan, thank you for the Wrike Integrate recipe!

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