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Disable the tasklists (checkbox) in task description or automatically convert them to subtasks

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    Joshua Balentine

    Deciding to use sub tasks or check boxes is far too much of a case-by-case decision to make it an account-wide option.

    For instance, I have a task that tracks community post links that I've noticed and want to share with others in my organization. I wait until I have at least a handful of links before distributing them, so I often have a couple sitting around that I've not acted on yet. To make each of those links into a separate sub task would be tedious and confusing, but using check boxes allows me to quickly track which ones I've sent out and which ones are in the queue.

    On the other hand, individual items of work in a project for my main job will be assigned to different people and may need to have different threads of notes. This scenario should definitely use sub tasks, but even there, small pieces of work that don't have multiple steps or a checklist to make sure some small detail of a project isn't forgotten make much more sense as check boxes.

    If users are using Wrike on an organization's account to manage some of their individual responsibilities in addition to their main job role, different scenarios can come up very quickly that make check boxes much more useful.

    So, an option to disable check boxes would only remove functionality for people that could still legitimately use it. Your alternative for a way to quickly convert checklists to sub tasks sounds much more useful.

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