Create Custom Fields

Create and add Custom Fields to new locations from the Sidebar, List view, and Table view.

When you create a new Custom Field, it's automatically added to the Space, Folder, or List where the view is located. Custom Fields added at the Everything level are applied to every task in your Workspace.

Learn how to add existing Custom Fields to a new location.

What you'll need

  • 60 Custom Field uses are available on the Free Forever Plan.
  • Unlimited uses are available on paid plans.
  • Individual Custom Fields can be hidden from all guests.
  • Guests can't create and add Custom Fields.
  • You can create up to 500 Label and Dropdown Custom Field options.

Create and add Custom Fields from the Sidebar

To create a new Custom Field from the Sidebar:

  1. Hover over the Space, Folder, or List you want to add the Custom Field.
  2. Click the ellipsis ... icon.
  3. Click Space, Folder, or List settings.
  4. Click Custom Fields to open the Custom Field Manager
  5. In the upper-right corner, click Create new field
  6. Select a field type.
  7. Name the field and customize it. Details vary by Custom Field type.
  8. Click Create.
  9. The new Custom Field is automatically added to all tasks in the Space, Folder, or List.

Each Custom Field created at the Space, Folder, or List level must be unique in its group. For example, if you create a Custom Field for a Folder, you can't create the same Custom Field with the same title in a List that is nested inside the Folder.

Create and add new Custom Fields from List and Table views

To create a new Custom Field from List view or Table view:

  1. In the Space, Folder, or List you want to add the Custom Field, open the List or Table view.
  2. In the upper-right corner above the task table, click the plus icon.
  3. Select a field type.
  4. Name the field and customize it. Details vary by Custom Field type.
  5. Click Create
    • If your Workspace was created before March 1, 2024, click Add Column.

  6. The new Custom Field is automatically added as a column in your List or Table view. The Custom Field is also automatically added to all tasks in the view's Space, Folder, or List location.

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