Checklists in Project for the web are lists of items to complete for each task in your project. Use checklists to keep tabs on what’s done and what’s left to do—without affecting the overall project status.  

Notes: 

To add a checklist

Select the task to bring up its details, then select More > Open details > Add an item under Checklist

Next, start typing your list. Press Enter to add another item to the list.

A cursor pointing to a checkbox that lets you add an item to a checklist.

A Microsoft Project task checklist with items in it.

Turn a checklist item into a task

If a checklist item becomes more complicated than expected, you can turn it into a separate task in your plan. 

Select the task to bring up its details, point to a checklist item, and then choose Promote item.


Turning a Microsoft Project checklist item into a task.

Delete a checklist item

If you don’t need a checklist item anymore, select the task to bring up its details, point to a checklist item, and then choose Remove checklist item.

A list of checklist items with one selected, and a cursor pointing to a trashcan icon that lets you remove a checklist item.

See also

Project help & learning 

Project for the web and Project Online desktop client

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