Observations can have default deadlines. The initial deadline values may still be changed also during reporting.
Go to the Administration tab by clicking on it on the sidebar to the left of your browser screen.
Click on the Categories button on the page.
Click on the plus button to add a new category with a default deadline.
Observation statuses have to be activated from the bottom part of the page for the Default deadline menu to appear.
To add default deadlines to existing categories click on the pencil button.
Activate observation statuses in order to see the Default deadline menu.
On the bottom part of the page you find the Default deadline settings. Select the value of your preference from the drop-down menu.
It is possible to set values outside the suggested ones by writing the value in the field.
The value may still be changed when reporting.
Save the settings when you are ready.