Automatic start date/due date based on start date, due date, or duration
A lot of my tasks I know the start date and how long they will take (for example construction/shipping items). Right now I have to set a start date and then calculate the date the task will finish, instead of saying start on x day and go for 45 days.
Set due dates from dependencies and time estimates
I'm exploring the dependencies and Gantt view. I can make it work if I specify both dependencies and due date. However, the way my projects tend to work I typically have no fixed deadlines for each. It would be extremely helpful to have a way to specify a dependency structure for tasks, and then an estimate in terms of days for each, and have ClickUp schedule everything. I know once it's scheduled I can move the timings and they'll auto-adjust, but I have to go look up the arbitrary due date for the last task when scheduling dependencies. Basically I want to work backwards from the way ClickUp wants to force me to (unusually so since ClickUp is such a flexible tool) - I know the structure and want ClickUp to handle the timing, instead of specifying the timing and having ClickUp figure out the structure. Even better if there were a diagramming tool where I could flowchart out the project and ClickUp could then break that down into tasks and deadlines and dependencies.
Set a Due date BEFORE a custom field date or due/start date
Trying to preplan setting up all my tasks automatically so I don't have to add in tasks and dates manually. It's hard/impossible to make tasks and subtasks automatically populate with due dates BEFORE a custom/due/start date.