Embed a freehand in an Asana Project Brief
  • 08 May 2023
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Freehand seamlessly integrates with Asana to help maximize time management and reduce task switching. Collaborate with your team in Freehand, then embed the freehand into an Asana project brief to give your team full context and access to the most up-to-date information.

Before you begin

Here are a few things to know before you add a freehand to Asana:

  • Make sure you have access to Freehand and Asana to make use of the integration.
  • The permissions set in Freehand determine who will be able to see and interact with the freehand in Asana.
  • Anyone can embed a freehand in an Asana project brief if they have viewer access in Freehand.

Embed a freehand in an Asana project brief

To embed a freehand in an Asana project brief:

  1. Open the freehand you want to embed.
  2. In the top right of the freehand, click Share and Copy Link.

    Tip: Select Settings to adjust the share settings of the freehand, if desired.

  3. In Asana, open the project where you want to embed the freehand.
  4. Click the Overview tab.
  5. In the Key resources section, select the project brief or click Create project brief.
  6. In the project brief, click Edit in the top right.
  7. On the line where you want to embed the freehand, click the + icon and click Media.
  8. In the modal that opens, paste the freehand URL and click Embed Link.

    Tip: Select and drag the handle to the left of the freehand to move it to a different spot in the project brief.

  9. When you’re finished editing the project brief, click Done in the top right.

Edit a freehand that is embedded in Asana

The Freehand + Asana integration is designed with real-time updates in mind.

Making changes in Freehand: Any changes made to the freehand on the InVision platform will automatically appear in the embedded view in the Asana project brief. This means viewers will have access to the latest updates.

Making changes in Asana: Users can interact with the freehand right in an Asana project brief. They can comment, use keyboard shortcuts and add-ons, and more. Any changes made to the freehand in Asana will automatically update on the InVision platform.

Remove a freehand from an Asana project brief

You can remove a freehand from an Asana project brief at any time. The freehand will still be available on the InVision platform. If you accidentally remove a freehand from an Asana project brief, you can add it again by following the steps here: Embedding a freehand in an Asana project brief

To remove a freehand from an Asana project brief:

  1. In Asana, open the project brief where the freehand is embedded.
  2. Click the Overview tab.
  3. In the Key resources section, select the project brief.
  4. In the project brief, click Edit in the top right.
  5. Hover over the freehand you want to remove and press the icon in the top right corner.

    Removing a freehand from inside of an Asana project brief will not delete it from the InVision platform.

  6. When you’re finished editing the project brief, click Done in the top right.
Learn more about InVision integrations here: InVision V7 Integrations



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