There are several ways to create a new task:

  • In the tasks part of the app press the plus button (for a subtask long-press the parent before)
  • On the tasks app icon (enable in tasks settings if not available) long-press to create a new task (you can also drag the shortcut to the homescreen for direct access)
  • On the tasks widget or hybrid widget press the plus button
  • On other widgets press the plus button (new event) then press the SPACE key
  • In the calendar app long press on a day, then select NEW TASK
  • From the event editor press the SPACE key