Mark Project on Hold Sub-Projects and Tasks Should Follow

We have a project with multiple subprojects which also have tasks and subtasks. If we put a project on hold, there should be an option to place all subsequent tasks and subprojects on hold too.

I have brought this up before so I know that there is an option with mass editing, but when you have multiple projects each with custom workflows using mass editing removes the custom workflow assigned.

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Stephen

Hi Jennifer, thanks for sharing this feedback. I can see how mass editing in your use case is not the best approach. I'll make sure to bring this to the attention of our Product Team and post back here with any updates 👍

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Hi Stephen, is there any update on this request?

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I was also hoping to have a way to mark all tasks under a project on hold when the project is on hold.

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Hey @Simon and @Myron, thanks for reaching out! I don't have an update to share at the moment, but I'll pop in here when I have news. 

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Hey @Simon and @Myron, thanks for reaching out! I don't have an update to share at the moment, but I'll pop in here when I have news. 

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I have my first project that needs to be put on hold, which means that all of the associated tasks are on hold until we begin the project at a future date. I changed the status of the project to "on hold." What exactly does that do if it doesn't effect the start / due dates of the tasks within the project? Thanks in advance!

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We also have a project that is being put on hold, and I foresee that this may happen more in the future with us an other companies.  To add this feature would be really helpful and a time saver.  When the project gets changed to "On Hold", all sub items/tasks get put on hold as well - thus removing them from people's task lists and workloads - this just makes sense.  When the Project resumes, it would be great if the tasks will go back to their previous status and a new timeline that can be chosen when the project resumes.

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Is there any update on this feature? We are looking to automate that when a project is placed "On Hold" the tasks and subprojects within that project that are still active move to "On Hold" as well. 

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Still looking for this in 2020 :). I'm noticing that Wrike's customization hinders a lot.  If a project is on hold, it can't (or shouldn't) be worked on by the team, so tasks and subtasks SHOULD also be on hold.  Otherwise, what's the point of the non-reported project status?  Having to then go into each individual task to place it on hold is time consuming.

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Hi everyone! Our team is researching the possibility to implement this. No promises yet, but I will let you know when I know more!

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Hi all, I was hoping there might be an update. It is important to my team that when a project is marked on hold that the remaining tasks would also be on hold. If not we have to spend a lot of time marking each subsequent task on hold and then when it becomes active again we're dealing with the same issue of marking each task active. Also, there is a lot of room for error with this. Thank you!

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Our team also struggles with this issue and I'm hopeful that Wrike will provide a fix for it soon! 

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Hey guys, thanks for your support for this suggestion! The team continues researching this for now, we'll make sure to let you know once we have an update from them 🙌

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adding my voice to the fray and seconding the other suggestion that when removing from hold, all tasks / subtasks would revert back to previously set status.  It seems the function would be to ADD 'on-hold' to existing status so that a task could have two statuses and the 'on hold' status would override the other one.  Then, when removing the on-hold, the earlier existing status would still be in place.

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Hugh

Hey Tonya Creamer, and welcome to the Community!

Thank you for sharing your input with us here. I don't have an update about this suggestion at the moment, I'll keep you posted if there are any changes.

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