Not able to search parent task when attempting to create subtask in Asana

  • 2 March 2022
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Userlevel 1

I am attempting to create a Zap where upon a new email, a subtask is created in Asana for an existing task. However, when I attempt to search for the parent task as it prompts me to do, nothing shows up for any search that I’ve tried. Thus, I’m not able to use the subtask creation feature. This is a horrible UX on Zapier’s part.


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Hi @km2 


If you know the Parent Task ID, then you can use the ‘Custom’ mapping option to set a static value for the Parent Task ID from Asana.


Help article:

Userlevel 1

Thank you. I had to do a search for the task.