[Status: Backburner ⌛️] Tasks dependency setup should not be locked base on Task Status

Hi guys,

I noticed a strange behavior/UX in wrike today.

 

1- I was waiting for an information from some colleague, which blocked one of my task

>> action : task status = Blocked.

 

Then, having a bit of delay, i decided to create a specific task to get the action done by a colleague

2- Create second task, setup dependancy.

 

and here is the issue:

  • if the task is "active", i can set the dependency
  • if the task is "blocked" (on hold), I can't set the dependency

I do not understand this behavior. Whatever the actual status of my task, i should be able to manage all project management feature associated with those task, especially dependencies

read you soon and happy to get any feedback

 

Julien

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hey Wrike Support team: quick up: is this a bug or on purpose?

thanks

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I noticed this too while I was iterating a project template that we use. I had to change the parent tasks to an active status before it would let me assign dependencies. Looking forward hearing a response from Wrike on this. 

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Hey Wrike Moderation: a quick up? 

Is this anoying behavior a bug or on purpose?

 

thanks

 

Julien

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Hey guys, I'm very sorry for such a long reply, must have overlooked this thread 😔

@Julien, please let me know whether you've brought it up with our Support - if not, I can raise a ticket for you because I think this needs some troubleshooting.

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Hey again, quick update: our Product team has plans to add this improvement to the roadmap for 2020. I'll let you know when I have more details. 😇

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Hey everyone, there are still plans to implement this at some point this year. I'll let you know as soon as I have more information!

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This would be awesome, as it's really not userfriendly, costs some time, and generates useless notififcations, so bring sometimes confusion.

Looking forward for a positive bug fixing and thanks for the information

 

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