Warnings and Notifications

Here you will find a list of the warning and notification symbols that you come across in Forecast, whether in MyWork, Projects, or Timesheets pages

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Are you looking for an index of icons? See this article 

Main Takeaways:

  • Warnings and notifications give you a visual representation of the many events in Forecast
  • Some warnings and notifications are found throughout the platform while others are specific to a given section


Attachments are found in the given task




Look for comments




This symbol indicates that the given task involves dependencies


Detailed Info
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Indicators Within a Task

task options

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Every task has several icons which help you with describing it:

  1. Mark as a high priority
  2. Mark as a bug
  3. Mark as non-billable
  4. Block

    With the above in mind, you might, for example, encounter the following combinations of symbols:


    Accordingly, this would mean that the task deadline is after the sprint end date, the task is blocked, and the task is a bug.

    Project Info

    project description
    Project Description

    Red Exclamation Mark

    no time registered             
    No time registered 


    Red Warning


    This can mean any of the following:

    • Task deadline is after the sprint end date 
    • Task deadline is after the project end date                 
    • There is unfinished work in a sprint 
    • Task deadline is after Phase deadline
    • Registered more hours than the high estimate



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    Click on the icon to see the list of warnings (you will see this warning in the budget page) 

    Yellow Warning 

    yellow exclamation mark
    The yellow warning means that someone registered more hours than the estimate