Create a Duplicate, Linked Task

To create a duplicate, linked task, do the procedure in this topic.

Create Linked Task screen


Create Linked Task screen

Good to Know

  • When the procedure is complete, a duplicate task starts for the specified user.
  • This duplicate task does not need to complete for the process to move forward.

How to Start

  1. Do one of these:
    • In AgilePoint NX, click Work Center.
    • In SharePoint, go to the AgilePoint NX Dashboard.
    • In Salesforce, click the AgilePoint Dashboard tab.
  2. Click the My Tasks or In Queue tab.
  3. Click your task name.

Procedure

  1. On the task option list, click Create Linked TaskCreate Linked Task icon.
  2. On the Create Linked Task screen, in the Select User field, enter the name of the user.
  3. Complete these fields as necessary to specify the .
    Field Name Definition

    Time Unit

    Function:
    Specifies the unit of time for the task to expire.
    Accepted Values:
    • Second
    • Minute
    • Hour
    • Day
    Default Value:
    Second

    Duration

    Function:
    Specifies the number of time unit to do the work in the set time.
    Accepted Values:
    An integer.
    Default Value:
    None
    Example:
    If you enter 3, the task expires in 3 seconds, days, hours, or minutes, as you specified in the Time Unit.

    Business Time

    Function:
    Determines whether the time span represents actual time, or business hours only.
    Accepted Values:
    • Deselected - The time span represents actual time. It is unaffected by any business time configuration settings.
    • Selected - The time span represents a span of business hours only. For example, 5 days of business time might be equivalent to 7 days of actual time. 8 hours of business time might be equivalent to 24 hours of actual time.
    Default Value:
    Deselected
    Example:
    The Business Time property is set to True, and business hours are configured as 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A Manual activity with a Time Span of 6 business hours is entered at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, then the task must be completed by 2 p.m. on Wednesday.