Task Assignment

The task assignment window allows users to drag and drop task based items. These include:

  • Tasks - Tasks can be assigned to assets or shots
  • Artists - Artists can be assigned to tasks
  • Status - Statuses can be assigned to tasks
  • Workflows - Workflows are assigned to assets or shots

Click the nim_add_task_drag in the Asset Grid or Sequence toolbar. This will load the Task Assignment panel.

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Task

The Task Assignment window will open with the Tasks tab.

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To add a new task from the Task Assignment panel, click and hold on the task’s drag handle.

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Drag the task to the desired asset or shot. The row that will be assigned the task will be highlighted.

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Release the task’s drag handle and a new task will appear on the asset or shot.

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Artists

To assign an artist to a task, select the Artists tab in the Task Assignment panel.

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Now click and hold on the artist’s drag handle and drag the artist to the desired task. Tasks will highlight as the artist is dragged overtop.

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Release the artists’s drag handle and the artist will appear on the task.

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Status

To set the status of a task, select the Status tab in the Task Assignment panel.

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Now click and hold on the status’s drag handle and drag the status to the desired task. Tasks will highlight as the status is dragged overtop.

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Release the status’s drag handle and the status will appear on the task, as well as highlight the task with the status color.

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Workflow

Add a Workflow to a task, select the Workflows tab in the Task Assignment panel.

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Now click and hold on the Workflows’s drag handle. Drag the Workflow to the desired asset or shot. The row that will be assigned the Workflow will be highlighted.

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Release the Workflows’s drag handle and all of the tasks that are part of the Workflow will appear on the asset or shot along with any preset artist or status information.

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Information on creating Workflows is explained in the Task Workflows section of the documentation.