Generate task summaries and updates with ClickUp AI

Use ClickUp AI to summarize the activity taking place in the task description and comments. Generate high-level updates. And quickly summarize lengthy task comment threads.

You can also generate summaries and updates using AI Custom Fields.

 

Feature availability and limits vary by plan and user role. Learn more

 

Summarize task activity

You can use ClickUp AI to summarize the activity taking place in the task description and comments. 

To summarize a task:

  1. From the upper-right corner of an open task, click the AI button.
  2. From the dropdown, select Summary.
    Screenshot of the AI button in the upper-right corner of an open task. The dropdown is open and contains the 'Summary' option.
  3. After the content is generated, you have the following choices:
    • Create Task or Create Doc: Use the generated summary as the details section of a task or the body of a Doc.
    • Copy: Copy the text to manually paste it into another location. You can also manually copy any part of the generated text.
    • Try again: Generate a slightly different AI response.
    • Tell AI what to do next: Reprompt AI by typing a related prompt or giving AI more direction.
      For example, you could type: Translate to Spanish

Generate task updates

You can generate updates that summarize the progress being made on the task. For example, changes in priority or due dates or collaboration happening in the comments. 

To generate a task update:

  1. From the upper-right corner of an open task, click the AI button.
  2. From the dropdown, select Today, Yesterday, This week, Last 24 hours, Last 3 days, Last 7 days, or Last 30 days.
  3. After the content is generated, you have the following choices:
    • Create Task or Create Doc: Use the generated summary as the details section of a task or the body of a Doc.
    • Copy: Copy the text to manually paste it into another location. You can also manually copy any part of the generated text.
    • Try again: Generate a slightly different AI response.
    • Tell AI what to do next: Reprompt AI by typing a related prompt or giving AI more direction.
      For example, you could type: Make it more concise.
      Screenshot of the result of typing 'Make it more concise' into the 'Tell AI what to do next' text box. The generated text is about half as long as it was originally.

Summarize task comment threads

In a task, you can use the Summarize button to quickly see the main points of a long thread or comment.

To summarize a thread or comment:

  1. From the upper-right corner of the first comment of the thread, click the Summarize thread button. Or from the upper-right corner of a comment that's not in a thread, click the Summarize comment button.  
  2. AI generates a summary of the comment thread or a single comment. 
    Screenshot of clicking the AI icon to summarize a thread.
  3. After the content is generated, you have the following choices:
    • Copy: Copy the text to manually paste it into another location. You can also manually copy any part of the generated text.
    • Try again: Generate a slightly different AI response.
    • Tell AI what to do next: Reprompt AI by typing a related prompt or giving AI more direction.
      For example, you could type: Fix spelling and grammar
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