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 ^ Name               ^ Column ​        ^ Description ​  ^ Edit       ​^ ​     ^ Name               ^ Column ​        ^ Description ​  ^ Edit       ​^ ​    
 | Allocated By       | By             | A single [[attribute-concepts#​person|person]] who assigned the task.\\ This could be the source of the task, a manager, or an individual responsible party.\\ See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]]. | Field | | Allocated By       | By             | A single [[attribute-concepts#​person|person]] who assigned the task.\\ This could be the source of the task, a manager, or an individual responsible party.\\ See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]]. | Field |
-| Allocated To       | To             | [[attribute-concepts#​people|People]] assigned to process ​the task.\\ ​This is a multi-check field where the list of available people is specific to the tasklist. ​Multiple values ​in the grid are separated by a comma.\\ See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]] | Field | +| Allocated To       | To             ​| ​One or more [[attribute-concepts#​people|People]] assigned to carry out the task.\\ Multiple values are separated by a comma in the grid.\\ See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]] | Field | 
-| Category ​          | Cat.           | One or more groups into which the task fits.\\ ​This could be '​Personal' ​versus ​'​Work', ​an evaluation like '​Simple' ​or '​Complex', ​a Location or Department, or any other term to allow for filtering and sorting of tasks. Multiple values ​in the grid are separated by a comma. See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]] | Field |+| Category ​          | Cat.           | One or more groups into which the task fits.\\ ​eg. '​Personal'​'​Work',​ '​Simple'​'​Complex', ​etc. Multiple values are separated by a comma in the grid. See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]] | Field |
 | Colour ​            | (none) ​          | The text colour to be used for the task\\ See also: [[user-interface-fonts-colours-prefs|Font & Colour Preferences.]] | Field | | Colour ​            | (none) ​          | The text colour to be used for the task\\ See also: [[user-interface-fonts-colours-prefs|Font & Colour Preferences.]] | Field |
-| Comments ​          ​| (none) ​          | Free-form text as \\ [[simple-text-comments|Simple Text]], with no formatting, or [[rich-text-comments|Rich Text]] with fonts, colours, styles, text sizing, images, tables, etc.| Field |+| [[task-comments|Comments]] | (none) ​          | Free-form text as [[simple-text-comments|Simple Text]], with no formatting, or [[rich-text-comments|Rich Text]] with fonts, colours, styles, text sizing, images, tables, etc.| Field |
 | Completed Date     | Completed ​     | The date on which work on a task was completed.\\ See also [[completed-tasks|Completed Tasks]], Completed Check Box (below) | Field | | Completed Date     | Completed ​     | The date on which work on a task was completed.\\ See also [[completed-tasks|Completed Tasks]], Completed Check Box (below) | Field |
-| Completed Time     | (follows Date) | The associated time a task was complete. | Field | +| Completed Time     | (follows Date) | The associated time that a task was complete. | Field | 
-| Completed Checkbox | {{images:​screenshots:​checkbox.png}} | A task is considered complete when the checkbox with the Completed Date is set in the edit area, or when the Completed Checkbox column in the grid is checked. These checkboxes are linked. Checking this box may affect the status: In Preferences >  Tasks >  Attribute Calculations is an option for "After completing ​a task, set its '​Status'​ to ...." and in the textbox enter a status like "​Complete"​. See [[completed-tasks|Completed Tasks]] ​for more information on this topic. | Column-click |+| Completed Checkbox | {{images:​screenshots:​checkbox.png}} | Provides ​the simplest way to mark a task as completed. See also: [[completed-tasks|Completed Tasks]], Completed Date (above). | Column-click |
 | Cost               | Cost           | A value representing the monetary cost of undertaking a task. No explicit currency types are associated with this attribute, 'Local currency'​ is assumed. | Field | | Cost               | Cost           | A value representing the monetary cost of undertaking a task. No explicit currency types are associated with this attribute, 'Local currency'​ is assumed. | Field |
 | Created By         | By             | By default your computer login ID is used for this field. You can change this value in the [[task-defaults-prefs|Preferences]]. | (read-only) | | Created By         | By             | By default your computer login ID is used for this field. You can change this value in the [[task-defaults-prefs|Preferences]]. | (read-only) |
 | Creation Date      | Created ​       | A time-stamp which is assigned by the software to all new tasks. | Read-only | | Creation Date      | Created ​       | A time-stamp which is assigned by the software to all new tasks. | Read-only |
-| Dependency ​        | {{images:​screenshots:​dependency.png}} | Defines the ID of another task which must be completed before '​this'​ task can be marked as complete.\\ See also: [[dependencies|Task Dependencies]]. ​ | Field, [[gantt-view|Gantt View]] | +| Dependency ​        | {{images:​screenshots:​dependency.png}} | Defines the ID of another task which must be completed before '​this'​ task can be marked as complete.\\ See also: [[dependencies|Task Dependencies]], [[completed-tasks|Setting a Task as Complete]].  | Field, [[gantt-view|Gantt ​Chart View]] | 
-| Due Date           | Due            | Specifies a date by which a task should or must be completed ​if appropriate. If the Due Date is set and the date has passed then the colour of the task row changes. This date will also be used to show the span of a task in the [[calendar-view|Calendar]] and [[gantt-view|Gantt]] Views.\\ See also: [[user-interface-fonts-colours-prefs|Font & Colour Preferences]],​ [[task-calcs-prefs|Attribute Calculation Preferences]]. | Field | +| Due Date           | Due            | Specifies a date by which a task should or must be completed. This date will also be used to show the span of a task in the [[calendar-view|Calendar]] and [[gantt-view|Gantt]] Views.\\ See also: [[user-interface-fonts-colours-prefs|Font & Colour Preferences]],​ [[task-calcs-prefs|Attribute Calculation Preferences]]. | Field | 
-| Due Time           | (follows date) | Some tasks must be completed by a specific time. If this time is not set, it defaults to the end of the day ie. 11:59PM. | Field |+| Due Time           | (follows date) | Some tasks must be completed by a specific time of day. If this time is not set, it defaults to the end of the day ie. 11:59PM. | Field |
 | External ID        | Ext.ID ​        | An External ID can be set to refer to a bug tracking system, customer ID, customer service ticket, or any other application. This attribute is ideal for use is with [[user-defined-tools|User-Defined Tools]] to open the external app for the currently selected task. | Field | | External ID        | Ext.ID ​        | An External ID can be set to refer to a bug tracking system, customer ID, customer service ticket, or any other application. This attribute is ideal for use is with [[user-defined-tools|User-Defined Tools]] to open the external app for the currently selected task. | Field |
 | File Link          | {{images:​screenshots:​file-link.png}} | Allows you to associate one or more local files or URLs with a task. eg. A specification document. | Field, Drag-Drop, [[edit-menu|Edit Menu]] | | File Link          | {{images:​screenshots:​file-link.png}} | Allows you to associate one or more local files or URLs with a task. eg. A specification document. | Field, Drag-Drop, [[edit-menu|Edit Menu]] |
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 | Reminder ​          | {{images:​screenshots:​reminder.png}} ​ | Indcates whether or not there is an active reminder for the task | Column-click,​ [[edit-menu|Edit Menu]] | | Reminder ​          | {{images:​screenshots:​reminder.png}} ​ | Indcates whether or not there is an active reminder for the task | Column-click,​ [[edit-menu|Edit Menu]] |
 | Risk               | {{images:​screenshots:​risk.png}} | A value in the range 0-10 to indicate the relative '​danger'​ of undertaking this task. Where this is not appropriate the risk can be set to '<​None>'​. See also: [[priority-and-risk|Priority and Risk]] | Field | | Risk               | {{images:​screenshots:​risk.png}} | A value in the range 0-10 to indicate the relative '​danger'​ of undertaking this task. Where this is not appropriate the risk can be set to '<​None>'​. See also: [[priority-and-risk|Priority and Risk]] | Field |
-| Start Date         | Start          | The (future) date you anticipate starting work on this task. If the Start Date is set and the date has passed then the colour of the task row changes. This date will also be used to show the span of a task in the [[calendar-view|Calendar]] and [[gantt-view|Gantt]] Views.\\ See also [[user-interface-fonts-colours-prefs|Font & Colour Preferences]],​ [[task-calcs-prefs|Attribute Calculation Preferences]]. | Field | +| Start Date         | Start          | The (future) date you anticipate starting work on this task. This date will also be used to show the span of a task in the [[calendar-view|Calendar]] and [[gantt-view|Gantt]] Views.\\ See also [[user-interface-fonts-colours-prefs|Font & Colour Preferences]],​ [[task-calcs-prefs|Attribute Calculation Preferences]]. | Field | 
-| Start Time         | (follows date) | Some tasks must be started at a specific time. If this time is not set, it is assumed to be the start of the day ie. 12:00AM. | Field | +| Start Time         | (follows date) | Some tasks must be started at a specific time of day. If this time is not set, it is assumed to be the start of the day ie. 12:00AM. | Field | 
-| Status ​            | Status ​        ​| ​Shows the current state of a task. eg. '​Assigned',​ 'In Progress',​ 'Need Info', '​Testing',​ '​Completed'​.\\ See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]]. | Field. | +| Status ​            | Status ​        ​| ​A single value indicating ​the current state of a task. eg. '​Assigned',​ 'In Progress',​ 'Need Info', '​Testing',​ '​Completed'​.\\ See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]]. | Field. | 
-| Tags               | Tags           ​| ​A Tag is similar ​to a Category (see above) in that the field helps to organise tasks into groups.\\ See-also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]]. | Field | +| Tags               | Tags           ​| ​One or more words used to describe aspects of task that can be used to organise ​or [[find-tasks-dialog|Find Tasks]].\\ See also: [[attribute-concepts#​droplists|Droplists]]. | Field | 
-| Task Title         | Title          | The name of your task | Column-click,​ [[edit-menu|Edit Menu]] | +| Task Title         | Title          | The name of your task.\\ This is the only **mandatory editable** attribute. ​| Column-click,​ [[edit-menu|Edit Menu]] | 
-| Version ​           | Ver.           | | Field |+| Version ​           | Ver.           ​| ​A single value representing the version of a product the task relates to (mainly related to software). ​| Field |
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