The append command is a way to add words to the end of a task description:

$ task add Fix plumbing
$ task 1 append before the house floods

While adding words to the end of the description, the append command can also update other attributes:

$ task 1 append and before winter project:Home +repair
$ task 1 list

ID Age  Project Tags   Description                                            Urg
-- ---- ------- ------ ------------------------------------------------------ ----
 1 4min Home    repair Fix plumbing before the house floods and before winter  1.8

See Also

Other ways of modifying task descriptions include: