Embedded Templates

Is your feature request related to a problem? Please describe.

I have certain projects that reoccur on a regular basis and would like to create a template for it. To manage progress in the project, I would like to create some pre-defined tasks alongside the project every time I create a new copy from the template for a project. Right now creating objects in a template makes them their own objects outside of the template.

Describe the solution you’d like

I would like to create a template for a certain type (e.g. a project) that has some pre-defined other objects in it (e.g. some tasks that always occur in a project of this kind).

When I create a new project from the template, I would like to have a set of tasks created along with it.

If you will, I would like to embed a template in another template and have the whole group of objects created when I create a new object from the higher-level template.

Describe alternatives you’ve considered

A workaround right now is to add a text list of “tasks to be created” in the project template, but I would prefer this process to be automated.

An alternative is to create a list of tasks as checkboxes inside the project, but then those can’t be handled by sets since they are not objects of the type “task”.