Create a Linked Work Item for a Task

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

Create Linked Task Screen

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Do one of these:
  2. Click the My Tasks or In Queue tab.
  3. Click your task name.


  1. On the task option list, click Create Linked Task .
  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

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


    Specifies the number of time unit to do the work in the set time.
    Accepted Values:
    An integer.
    Default Value:
    If you enter 3, the task expires in 3 seconds, days, hours, or minutes, as you specified in the Time Unit.

    Business Time

    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:
    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.