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Suppress assignee and date in action items table description

Is there a way to suppress the assignee and date in the description field  as I have this info in the due date and assignee columns? I know I can remove those columns to not duplicate the data, but then I lose the ability to sort.

 

Thanks

 

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Alexis Robert Community Leader Sep 03, 2021

Hi @Nigel Brown , 

 

the description column is actually a simple "copy" of the task description, it's not possible to only include some information here even if it's duplicated somewhere else.

You can have a look at the documentation here : https://confluence.atlassian.com/doc/add-assign-and-view-tasks-590260030.html

 

If you do need more flexibility for tracking tasks, I would suggest looking at Jira : this way you can configure exactly what's displayed in the Jira Issues macro in Confluence, and it gives you more configuration options.

 

Let me know if this helps, 

 

--Alexis

Thanks Alexis, thought as the other two columns were able to include only specific parts there may be a way, but it’s not a major issue, just not a fan of duplicating info but I’ll just have to get use to it 🙂

 

Thanks again

Nigel

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