Adding a due date

You can create a due date for files on both the dashboard and within the file view. You set due dates for files per version.

How to add a due date on the dashboard

  1. Go to your Filestage dashboard

  2. Locate the file where you want to add the due date

  3. Select “No Due Date”

  4. Select the date that the file is due

  5. Optionally add a time when it is due

How to add a due date from inside the file

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  1. Go into the file where you want to add a due date

  2. Select “No Due Date” in the top right-hand corner

  3. Select the date that the file is due

  4. Optionally add a time when it is due

💡Pro-tip: Always try to add the due date within 1 hour of the file being uploaded. This way the reviewer gets the notification regarding the due date along with a notification about the new file. Be sure to check out our help article to learn more about email notifications and due dates.

Updating or Changing Due Dates

When changes to due dates happen, Filestage has you covered! You can always update a due date the same way you added the due date (shown above).

Removing Due Dates 

It is possible to remove a due date. Simply follow the directions on how to add a due date and then select “Remove Due Date” in the bottom right-hand corner.

Managing Due Dates

When it comes to adding, creating, or changing due dates, you only want the right people involved in this process! 

Who can manage due dates?

Only collaborators of a project,  admins and managers can manage due dates for files. That means that only teammates with access to the project can manage due dates. 

Can external partners that have uploading ability manage due dates?

No, external partners that have uploading ability cannot manage due dates for files. Only collaborators of a project,  admins and managers can manage due dates for files.

Can reviewers manage due dates?

No, reviewers cannot manage due dates for files. Only collaborators of a project,  admins and managers can manage due dates for files.

Due Date Reminders

For more on due date reminders and how your reviewers will be able to be notified about upcoming due dates, please check out our due date reminder article.

If you are interested in this feature, you can contact us directly at support@filestage.io. We will be happy to help!

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