You can also preset which users a task will be assigned to in a template.
This means that whenever a checklist is run from that template, the preset users will be automatically assigned.
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In Smartsheet, you can use the Contact List column type to assign tasks to team members.
The task now imposed upon him was a most distasteful and unwelcome one.
He had accomplished the task which he had set himself in his youth.If you still see duplicate contact values, it’s possible the name you’ve set up for the contact in your personal Smartsheet Contacts does not match the name they’ve associated with their Personal Profile.See Manage Contacts in the My Smartsheet Contacts List and Manage Your Personal Profile to ensure the name in your contacts matches the name on their profile.For example, with an Approval Request, you'll want to ensure that only one person, such as the manager, approves each step in the process to ensure multiple contacts do not overwrite each other's approvals.TIPS: If you start typing a name or email address and aren't seeing the contact list autosuggest, then your contact list doesn't include a contact matching what you've typed.To add them to your Contact List column, click the dropdown arrow in the cell then select Add New to add the contact name and email address to your list and assign them to the row.You can also edit the column properties to add them to the preferred contact values.When team members are assigned to tasks, you can track them as resources in Resource Views and send them Notifications and Reminders with Alerts and Actions.You can also use this column to generate reports of tasks assigned to specific team members. If you want multiple people to work on a task, set up your Contact List column to Allow multiple contacts per cell.You can also pre-set assignments and dynamic due dates in the template, meaning that when a checklist is run everyone who needs to take action will be instantly assigned and due dates set according to your settings.Email notifications are sent when a person is assigned to a checklist and when a checklist becomes overdue.