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  2. CONFCLOUD-26786

Support for assigning a task to multiple users

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      NOTE: This suggestion is for Confluence Cloud. Using Confluence Server? See the corresponding suggestion.

      Status Update: 4 February 2022

      Hi folks, my name is Daniel Ayele and I'm a Product Manager on the Confluence team where I manage our collaboration feature family. Thank you for your feedback and suggestion to add support for assigning a task to multiple users. I'm excited to announce that we have plans on our roadmap to make a number of improvements to the tasks experience in Confluence to make it easier for customers to create, assign, and report on tasks. As part of this effort we will take this suggestion into consideration. Stay tuned to our community and other product update channels to learn more when we bring this functionality to market.

      You can add multiple @mentions to a task in a task list, but the second person does not get a notification in their workbox, and does not see this task in their task list.

      Steps to Reproduce:

      • Create a new page
      • Add 3 tasks.
        • One mentioning @user2
        • One mentioning @user2 and @user1
        • One mentioning @user1 and @user2
      • Look at the workbox for user2

      Result
      See User2Workbox.png

      • User2 only sees two notifications
      • User2 only sees two tasks assigned to them

      Expected Result

      • User2 should see all 3 notifications
      • User3 should see 3 tasks assigned to them

       

      Atlassian Update - 27 June 2019

      
Thanks for voting and commenting on this issue. Your input in the comments helps us understand how this affects you and what you're hoping to accomplish with Confluence. We agree, assigning a task to multiple users is something that is useful.
       
      This is something we would like to implement, but this is not currently on the Confluence roadmap. Please remember that jira.atlassian.com is one of many inputs for the Confluence roadmap. We will update this issue as we make further progress on it.  


       

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