Change Appearance Settings

This article describes how to change appearance settings in MeisterTask . It includes:

  • Changing the appearance of your projects.
  • Changing the background of your projects.
  • Changing the background of your dashboard.
  • Showing/hiding elements in the dashboard.

 

All users can use this functionality. 

How to Change Appearance Settings

 

Change Project Appearance

  1. Click on your user avatar in the top-right corner of the screen.
  2. Select Preferences
  3. Switch to the Appearance
  4. Select your preferences. These will be applied to all your projects.mceclip0.png
Tip: If you're working on a small screen or are dealing with projects that contain a lot of sections and tasks, set the section width to small and only show the most essential task details.

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Tip: If space is not an issue, set preferences to display inline thumbnails, task descriptions and more. Here's the same project board, but this time with section width set to large and all task-related information shown:

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Change the Project Background

  1. Open the project you wish to update the background for.
  2. Click (i) at the top of the project screen.
  3. Select Change Background.
  4. Choose your preferred background.

 

Tip: The project background is seen by all project members, so be mindful when uploading images.
Tip: You can select a solid background color, choose one of the images from our library, or, as a Pro or Business user of MeisterTask, upload your own image or select one from Unsplash.

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Change Your Dashboard Background

  1. Open your dashboard.
  2. Click on Customize at the top of the screen.mceclip4.png
  3. Choose a background from the options available.

 

Tip: From the customize menu, you can also remove the Quote and Welcome message from your dashboard.
Tip: You can select a solid background color, choose one of the images from our library, or, as a Pro or Business user of MeisterTask, upload your own image or select one from Unsplash.
 

Show/Hide Elements on the Dashboard

  1. Open your dashboard.
  2. Click  the Notifications, My Tasks or Time Tracking icons to show/hide them from view.mceclip5.png

If you’re still having trouble…