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Access and Use the Task Editor

Use the Task Editor to add all of your tasks and subtasks. Then, see them all—and their related details, like assignment, hours, and due date—in one window. Think of your Task Editor as a one-stop-shop to add tasks and see project details at at-a-glance.

This article will highlight several Task Editor features, and it’ll explain how to access it in BigTime.



  • Take care of all of your task-related all at once. Add as many tasks as you need for a project, copy tasks from another project, and create recurring tasks. Then add details about each task, like the number of hours allocated and who’s assigned to it.
  • Turn on Auto-Save and have BigTime automatically save your changes.
  • Make the same change for multiple tasks once by using Bulk Action.


Access the Task Editor

Follow the steps below to access the Task Editor.

1. Click MY COMPANY...PROJECT LIST to get to your list of projects.


2. Click on a project. Keep in mind that the Task Editor is available in each project.



3. Click the TASKS tab located on the navigation bar of the project window.


4. Select the EDITOR subtab.


Previously created tasks are automatically added to the Task Editor. You’re able to edit tasks and add subtasks. However, if you’ve not yet added tasks for a project your Task Editor window will be blank. It’ll look like this:

Now you’re ready to create tasks and subtasks.

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