features · Oct 5, 2015

Quire 101

Crystal Chen
Content writer, food lover, and aniholic.

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Even though we’re already simple enough and you’re surely smart enough, here’s a real basic guide of Quire:

TASK

A task is the basic unit of action in Quire.

Create a Task

Click on to create a task.

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Create a Subtask

Click on to create a subtask.

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Note: You can create unlimited subtasks in unlimited layers.

For each task, you can add a due date, assignee, tags, and so on. You can also drag and drop any task or subtask whenever its priority or relationship changes.

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When you click on a task, you will see its detail on the right. This is where you can do more, such as adding descriptions and comments and attaching files, to the task.

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There are easier ways for you to navigate and manage your tasks: keyboard shortcuts.

Click on Keyboard Shortcuts under the Help icon in the upper-right of your screen, or simply press F1.

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PROJECT

A project is a hierarchical list of tasks.

You can switch from one project to another in the sidebar, after you click on on the upper-left of your screen.

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In the sidebar, you will not only see all of your projects in the tab Projects, but also all of your tasks, tasks that have been assigned to you, in the tab My Tasks.

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Tip: You can choose to always show the sidebar by hovering over My Tasks and clicking on the Pin button.

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Create a Project

To create a project, click on “+ Add Project” in the tab Projects in the sidebar.

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That’s it for our very basic Quire 101 guide. For more advanced features, you can check out other posts in the category Features.