Asana - Get a task

Use the Asana - Get a task action A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. to return a task's details.

Before you start 

Configure the Asana - Get a task action

The steps required to configure the action are given below. The Asana - Get a task action fields and settings table describes all the required and optional configuration fields.

  1. Select a Connection Credentials and other settings required to pass data between the workflow and the indicated service, which could be a cloud service, business application, or content store..
  2. Select the Workspace that contains the task you want to return.
  3. Select the Project containing the task you want to return.
  4. Select the Task whose details you want to return.

Asana - Get a task action fields and settings

Section Field Description Variable types

(unlabeled)

Connection Credentials and other settings required to pass data between the workflow and the indicated service, which could be a cloud service, business application, or content store.

The Asana connection used to get the project.

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(n/a)

 

Workspace

The workspace that the project containing the task is part of. This list is populated based on the connection you chose. A workspace is the highest-level organizational unit in Asana. Every project and team is associated with a workspace.

Text, Decimal, Integer, Boolean, DateTime, Collection

 

Project

The project containing the task you want to return. This list is populated based on the workspace you chose.

Text, Decimal, Integer, Boolean, DateTime, Collection

 

Task

The task you want to return. This list is populated based on the project you chose.

Text, Decimal, Integer, Boolean, DateTime, Collection

Output Task details

Variable to store the project result as an object for use later in the workflow.

The data returned depends on what fields in the result contain values; only fields with values are returned. This list shows all fields for the Task object, that contains the following properties:

  • ID: (Text) The ID of the task.
  • Name: (Text) The task's name.
  • URL: (Text) A URL that points directly to the task within Asana.
  • Modified date: (DateTime) The time and date that this task was last modified.
  • Due date: (DateTime) The day on which this task is due.
  • Creation date: (DateTime) The time and date at which this task was created.
  • Completion date: (DateTime) The time and date the task was completed.
  • Completed by: (Object)
    • Name: (Text) The name of the user who created the project.
  • Completed: (Text) True is the task is completed or false if not.
  • Notes: (Text) Notes about the task.
  • Number of likes: (Text) The number of users who have liked this task.
  • Number of hearts: (Text) The number of users who have marked the task with a heart.
  • Number of subtasks: (Text) The number of subtasks on this task.
  • Assignee status: (Text)
  • Assignee: (Object)
    • Name: (Text) The name of the user who the task is assigned to.
  • Workspace: (Object)
    • ID: The ID of the workspace the task is part of.
    • Name: The name of the workspace the task is part of.
  • Projects: (Collection) The projects that this task is associated with.
    • ID: Globally unique identifier of the project, as a string.
    • Name: The name of the team associated with the project.
Object